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Gurudwaras in Malaysia: A Traveller’s Guide

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Gurudwara (Sikh temple) is the place of worship for the followers of the Sikh religion, but they are open to everyone irrespective of the religion one follows. During my travelling experiences in India and abroad I have stayed in Gurudwaras. I have seen them in many places in India hosting foreigners. According to me, they are one of the safest places to stay for a traveller. A Gurudwara is open to you if you respect the religion and their basic rules. I recently travelled to Malaysia and stayed in Gurudwaras (Watch this video) in different parts. Here is the list of Gurudwaras in Malaysia.

List of Gurudwaras in Malaysia

  1. Gurudwara Tatt Khalsa Diwan (Kuala Lumpur), 24, Jalan Raja Alang, Chow Kit, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  2. Gurudwara Sahib Polis, Kuala Lumpur: Address: 6, Jalan Balai Polis, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Phone: +60 10-214 9010
  3. Gurudwara Sahib, Johor Bahru : Address: Jalan Trus, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
  4. Gurudwara Sahib, Kuala Pilah: Address: No, 9, Jalan Raja Melewar, 72000 Kuala Pilah, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia, Phone: +60 6-481 1885
  5. Gurudwara Sahib, Kuching, Address: Jalan Masjid, 93400 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia,Phone: +60 13-810 7646
  6. Gurudwara Sahib, Kulim, Address: Jalan Tunku Putera, Taman Tunku Putra, 09000 Kulim, Kedah, Malaysia
  7. Gurudwara Sahib, Labuan, Address: 708, 87000 Labuan, Labuan Federal Territory, Malaysia, Phone: +60 87-415104
  8. Gurudwara Sahib, Port Klang: Address: Lintang Ketapang, Kawasan 13, 42000 Pelabuhan Klang, Selangor, Malaysia
  9. Gurudwara Sahib, Pusing, Address: 10, Jalan Metro 5, Kampung Baharu, 31550 Pusing, Perak, Malaysia
  10. Gurudwara Sahib, Raub, Address: 27600 Raub District, Pahang, Malaysia
  11. Gurudwara Sahib, Rawang: Address: Rawang Tin, 48000 Rawang, Selangor, Malaysia, Phone: +60 12-391 0040
  12. Gurudwara Sahib, Slim River: Address: Jalan Melor, Taman Seroja, 35800 Slim River, Perak, Malaysia
  13. Gurudwara Sahib, Tampin: Address: Kampung 73000, 73000 Tampin, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia
  14. Gurudwara Sahib, Kampar: Address: 1, Jalan Baru, 31900 Kampar, Perak, Malaysia: Phone: +60 19-573 3982
  15. Gurudwara Sahib, Malim Nawar: Address: 31700 Malim Nawar, Perak, Malaysia
  16. Gurudwara Sahib, Ipoh: Jalan Bangsa, Jelapang, 30020 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
  17. Wadda Gurudwara Sahib, Ipoh: Jalan Gurdwara, 30100 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
  18. Gurudwara Sahib Tambun: Kampung Lata, 31400 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
  19. Gurudwara Sahib Bercham: Kampung Bercham, 31400 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
  20. Gurudwara Sahib Melaka: Jalan Temenggong, Kampung Banda Kaba, 75000 Melaka, Malaysia
  21. Gurudwara Sahib (Cameron Highlands) Brinchang : Brinchang, 39000 Brinchang, Pahang, Malaysia
  22. Gurdwara Sahib (Penang) Bayan Baru, Penang, Gurdwara Sahib Bayan Baru, Penang
  23. Wadda Gurudwara (Penang), Jalan Gurdwara, George Town, 10000 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

*For any update in the information provided above, please mention in the comment section. 



Also Check: Stay for free in Indian Gurudwaras

Do’s and Don’ts in Gurudwaras

  • Entry is not allowed if the visitor is under the influence of alcohol or drugs
  • Smoking and consumption of tobacco or alcohol is strictly not allowed
  • Shaving is not allowed inside a Gurudwara
  • Always cover your head before entering
  • Take-off your shoes before entering the Gurudwara and deposit them at the shoe counter
  • Wash your feet and hands before entering the ‘Darbar Sahib’, the main prayer hall
  • Receive the Prasad gracefully
  • Never leave food on the plate
  • Wash the plate yourself
  • Be kind and generous towards the people around you
  • Never bring any type of non-vegetarian food inside

Benefits of staying in a Gurudwara

  1. Great hospitality by the Sikhs
  2. Free vegetarian food (called ‘Langar’) from the community kitchen
  3. Sometimes a free place to stay

 

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