Manila, Philippines

Sindhi Hindus in Manila created a gurdwara/mandir, installing both the Guru Granth Sahib and various murtis.  They paid a granthi to take care of the ritual respect for the Guru Granth Sahib, as that was the primary focus in the Sindhi institution.  Later, they arranged for a brahmin to serve the murtis as well.  However, over time tensions arose as the granthi became offended when non-Sindhis visited the institution without covering their heads out of respect for the Guru Granth Sahib.  Continue reading