Gurdwara Sahib Polis – Unusual Worship

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Malaysia is known for its sky high buildings, modernity surrounds the country in the current day and age. Many visitors make their way annually to the country for varying reasons, tourist are a primary segment of the tourist who come here. To cater to the needs of these tourists many hotels have come up in the recent past. Kuala Lampur being the capital has a high concentration of these hotels. 4 star hotels in Kuala Lumpur has been a popular choice among most visitors to the country’s capital. One that has managed to leave a mark on many is Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral. Located in a prime location with well appointed rooms to cater to the business traveler as well as the leisure traveler, the hotel incorporates modernity into its design.

One of the great ways to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and get away from all the modern vibes is to pay a visit to the Gurdwara, the Sikh temple. This temple has an interesting story that dates back to 1881, there was a group of Sikh policemen serving under the British, they were given a room on the top floor of a building in fort Cornwallis. They converted the place into Gurdwara Sahib and placed their holy book in the premises. Currently around 200 families of current as well as retired police personnel actively participate in the religious gatherings as well as other events of the Gurdwara. The original structure of the Gurdwara has been maintained to date. There are daily prayer activities that take place in the temple and the caretaker of the temple is known as Granthi.

Apart from visiting the Gurdwara there are many other religious places around Kuala Lampur, one such famous place is the Batu Caves.

Chandrishan Williams is a travel writer who writes under the pen name, Caleb Falcon. He specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travelers.

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