Sikh celebration and worship

An explanation of the Sikh festival Baisakhi, including a visit to a gurdwara.

The beginnings of Sikhism

A look at the origins of Sikhism and its teachings through the story of Guru Nanak.

The Five Ks

A Sikh explains the significance of each of the five Ks worn by members of the Khalsa.

The five Ks of Sikhism

The meaning and importance of the five Ks in Sikhism.

The gurdwara, 'gateway to the guru'

At the gurdwara, a couple seek help from Guru Granth Sahib to choose a name for their son.

The importance of Sikh traditions

The importance of Sikh traditions and how the Khalsa was formed.

The langar and 'seva'

The langar, or free food kitchen, is a community act of service, or 'seva', for Sikhs.

The Sikh holy book, the Guru Granth Sahib

A girl explains the importance of the Sikh holy book, the Guru Granth Sahib.

Visit to a gurdwara (pt 1/2)

Sikhism is about 500 years old and originated in India. The word 'Sikh' means disciple.

Visit to a gurdwara (pt 2/2)

Eating together is important for Sikhs and is central to celebrations at the gurdwara.