Welcome to the Sikh Society of Minnesota Gurdwara Sahib

Sikh Society of Minnesota has been a pillar of Sikhism in Minnesota for over 25 years. As the only Gurdwara in the state of Minnesota, the Sikh Society of Minnesota is proud to be an active and steadfast institution that promotes and practices Sikhism.

Gurdwara means "guru's door", is a place of worship for Sikhs. The word Sikh (pronounced "sickh") means 'disciple' or 'learner'. The Sikh religion called Sikhism was founded five hundred years ago in Northern India read more...

Sikhs at a Glance

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  • 99 percent of people wearing turbans in the U.S. are Sikhs from India
  • Sikhs have been in the U.S. for over 100 years
  • There are roughly 700,000 Sikhs in the U.S. today
  • Sikhism is the world's fifth largest religion with 25 million adherents worldwide
  • Sikhs believe in one God, equality, freedom of religion, and community service
  • Sikhs cover their uncut hair with a turban
  • The Sikh turban represents a commitment to equality and justice
  • Sikhism is a distinct religion, separate from Hinduism and Islam

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