Gurdwara Sahib – The Sikh Study Circle, Inc.
Sikh Study Circle was founded in 1971 and incorporated in 1980. Sikh Study Circle Gurdwara was the first public place of worship for Sikhs in Atlanta.This Gudwara serves the diverse needs of our Sikh community in Atlanta region. The Gurdwara is open on all 7 days and has regular program on these days as per the daily schedule . On special religious days our programs are extended.
The first Sikh families arrived in Atlanta in the 1960s. In 1973, families began to gather at the home of Dr. & Mrs. Darshan Singh Bhatia. In 1979, the administrative structure was formalized, and Dr. Gopal Singh along with Dr Gulbarg Singh Basi spearheaded the development of the Sikh Study Circle. Groundbreaking ceremonies were held for the Gurdwara in 1989. In 1991, the original structure was completed and an opening ceremony was held for the Gurdwara. By 1992, regular Sunday and Wednesday services (Divans) were established. In 2000, the Langar Hall was completed and annual events such as the Sikh Sports Day and Sikh Religious seminar in Atlanta were established.