Welcome to Gurudwara Web site for Madison, Wisconsin. A Gurdwara is the place where Sikhs come together for congregational worship. There are about 1500 Gurdwaras worldwide. The first Gurdwara in the world was built by Guru Nanak Devji in 1521-2 at Kartarpur – Punjab - India.
Sikhism was founded in the Punjab, India by Guru Nanak Devji and is a monotheistic religion. Sikhs think religion should be practiced by living in the world and coping with life's everyday problems. The Sikh faith began around 1500 CE and the essence of this religion is to help everyone in need. Nine Gurus followed Guru Nanak Devji and developed the Sikh faith and community over the next centuries.