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Gurduara: A Sikh Place of Learning – Raw Data

Thursday
,
20
September
2018
State of the Panth
Gurduara: A Sikh Place of Learning – Raw Data
A survey of 1,172 self-identified Sikhs from 22 different countries was conducted by the Sikh Research Institute. It captures the views and aspirations of Sikhs about the role of Gurduaras within their local communities. 

A survey of 1,172 self-identified Sikhs from 22 different countries was conducted by the Sikh Research Institute. It captures the views and aspirations of Sikhs about the role of Gurduaras within their local communities.

The results included emphasis on investment in education based on Sikh principles, funding for community outreach projects, and empowerment of the Sikh youth.

The Miri-Piri doctrine was not evident in the responses to how the Gurduara is defined, highlighting the changing role of the Gurduara in the lives of the Sikh community in the 21st century.