Glasgow Sikhs offer ‘A Candle In The Dark’ for their community

In the Otago Street Gurdwara, the lights are dimmed as councillors, MSPs and members of the public walk around a shocking new exhibition. Faced with photographs of atrocities from recent genocide, visitors read the captions beneath the pictures in stunned silence, their heads bowed. As they reflect on the images before them, only the haunting…

EVER WANTED TO KNOW WHAT HAPPENS INSIDE GLASGOW’S GURDWARA?

You can hear the sound of women kneading the chapati dough before you see them, closely gathered round the huge table in the kitchen. “Waheguru” they chant continuously, rhythmically, to focus their mind on the job, eyes never leaving the table apart from to pass their products along the line to be tossed, fried and…

NEW SIKH GURDWARA FOR POLLOKSHIELDS

The South side will soon play host to the biggest Sikh temple in Scotland, after construction work began on a derelict site in Pollokshields. Work started this week (Monday) on the area’s first purpose-built temple, or Gurdwara, next to the Tramway building in Albert Drive. A special prayer ceremony took place on Sunday, attended by…