Khalsa Diwan Sikh Temple
Khalsa Diwan Sikh Temple - Hong Kong (SAR)
Khalsa Diwan Sikh Temple is located in Wan Chai District.
Khalsa Diwan Sikh Temple monument was established on 1901.
Primary threats to Khalsa Diwan Sikh Temple :
This Gurdwara functions as its role of providing religious, social, practical and cohesive support to generations of Sikhs in Hong Kong and continue to do so. It is also the center of Sikh community activities.
Historical facts of Khalsa Diwan Sikh Temple :
Khalsa Diwan Sikh Temple is a gurdwara in the Wan Chai District of Hong Kong, on the junction of Queen's Road East and Stubbs Road, Hong Kong Island. In the 1930ís the number of Sikhs kept on increasing the Gurudwara was required to be rebuilt. In the early 1940s during the World War II, the Gurudwara was bombed twice, sustaining extensive damage. The then Gurudwara Granthi (priest), Bhai Nand Singh, was sitting in the main hall reading the Sri Guru Granth Sahib (the Sikh holy scripture) when he was fatally injured In one of the attacks. However, the Guru Granth Sahib was not damaged. Many Sikhs and Non-Sikhs had sought refuge in the Gurudwara and some of them sustained injuries. After the war, the damaged areas of the Gurudwara were rebuilt by the Sikhs and the Non-Sikhs.