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  • Sikhism - 1167 Words
    Sikhism If one was taken to the structure of a gurudwara in India and asked to guess what the structure was, it would be very difficult for him to take cognizance of the fact that the structure was a place of worship. Because you see, there is no one selling garlands or candles or chadar outside a gurudwara. And, following suit, there is no beggar asking for alms. As evident as it can get, Sikhs do not make money from religion. They follow a code of conduct when practicing Sikhism, which...
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  • Sikhism - 47920 Words
    Edexcel GCSE Religious Studies Unit 14 Sikhism Teacher Guide Kanwar Ranvir Singh Published by Pearson Education Limited, a company incorporated in England and Wales, having its registered office at Edinburgh Gate, Harlow, Essex, CM20 2JE. Registered company number: 872828 www.pearsonschoolsandfecolleges.co.uk Edexcel is a registered trade mark of Edexcel Limited Text © Pearson Education Ltd 2010 First published 2010 12 11 10 09 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 British Library...
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  • sikhism - 710 Words
    The history of Sikhism is closely associated with the history of Punjab and the socio-political situation in medieval India. Sikh distinction was further enhanced by the establishment of the Khalsa (ਖ਼ਾਲਸਾ), by Guru Gobind Singh in 1699.[1] Sikhism was created by Guru Nanak, a religious leader and a social reformer during the fifteenth century in the Punjab region. The religious practice was formalized by Guru Gobind Singh on 30 March 1699. The latter baptised five persons from different social...
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  • Sikhism - 1472 Words
    Sikhism Sikhism is the youngest of the world fifth great monotheistic religions. In 1801, the Sikh state was founded in Northern India by Maharaja Ranjit Singh. The word ‘sikh' the Punjabi language means ‘disciple' or ‘learner'. Sikhs are the disciple of god who follow the writings and teachings of the ten Sikh guju's (teacher). The wisdom of these teachings in SRI GUJU GRANTH SHAIB is practical and Universal in their appeal to all mankind. Sikhism was founded by Shri Guju Nanak Dev Ji...
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  • Sikhism - 2043 Words
    SIKHISM’S MILITARISTIC IDENTITY | Historical Events That Have Shaped Sikhs Militaristic Identity | Physical death I do not fear, death of conscience is a sure death. – Sant Jarnail Singh Ji Bhindrawale. | Divesh Sharma Monday, December-03-12 MMParveen Singh Sikhism’s Militaristic Identity Since the creation of Sikhism by Guru Nanak Dev Ji, Sikhs have repeatedly had to take on a militaristic identity to survive in this world. There have been many instances in...
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  • Jainism & Sikhism - 598 Words
    2/28/12 Jainism & Sikhism Jainism is generally a religion that surfaced from India. This religion follows the idea of peace and non-violence towards not only humans but, all the living creatures of the world. It is also known as Shraman, Dharma, or Nirgantha because it teaches self reliance. According to this religion, a person or soul has to conquer his inner enemies in order to get to the state of Jina. This is essentially a “superior human being”. Also, they have a comparative smaller...
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  • Sikhism in Canada - 2379 Words
    LeDrew 1 Sikhism in Canada: Past, Present and Future Sikhs Arrive to Canada In the world today there are many different religions, all of which have their own beliefs and traditions. Sikhism is one religion in Canada that has had many struggles to be accepted into society. In 1897 Sikhs began to arrive in Canada: “Up to 1950, Sikhs constituted more than 85% of all East Indian immigration to Canada.” (Brar 1) These Sikhs were not welcomed with open arms, however Canada was not happy with the...
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  • The Rise of Sikhism - 621 Words
    Nanak and the rise of Sikhism Sikhism is a religion that is originated in India, the origins for this religion come from the teaching of Guru Nanak poet and religious teacher and his successors . The teachings of Sikhism emphasize on the principle of equality of all humans and rejects discrimination from caste, creed, and gender . Another important concept from the Sikhism religion are faith and justice .Sikhism is a monotheist religion , which is that they believe in only one god ....
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  • Sikhism Essay - 599 Words
    Jacqueline Dunn February 2, 2015 World History Honors Mr. DiFrancia Quarterly Exam Essay II Sikhism: A Hybrid Religion Under the Delhi sultanate, lasting from 1206 to 1526, arguments arose about the beliefs and contrasts between the religions of Islam and Sikhism. During this time period many Hindus converted to Islam for various reasons. A couple being the rejection of the caste system, or the fact that one served in the Muslim government. Additionally, Indian Muslims absorbed elements...
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  • rel133 r4 jainism sikhism
    University of Phoenix Material Jainism vs. Sikhism Part I Read the assigned chapters for the week and complete the following table. Be as specific as possible when identifying practices, beliefs, rituals, and historical elements. Cite sources in APA formatting. Core Beliefs Jainism Sikhism 1. Jainism, believing that reality and existence are eternal, does not believe in a Creator force or entity (Molloy, 2013). 1. Sikhism believes in a strict Monotheism, and that all names and titles...
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  • Judaism, Sikhism and Sufism - 477 Words
    Judaism, Sikhism, and Sufism Judaism, Sikhism, and Sufism are all religions that are similar in one way or another, but they have their differences also. Judaism began with the Covenant between God and Abraham around 2000 BC. Sikhism was created by Guru Nanak Dev, a religious leader and a social reformer during the fifteenth century. Sufism started emerging during the eighth century CE in the Middle East. Judaism, Sikhism and Sufism are very similar because they all are religions that...
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  • Sikhism Religion: Gurpurb - 1672 Words
    Divya Nagendran Professor Barbara J. Melaas-Swanson LSFY 102-32 31 January 2011 Sikhism Religion: Gurpurb A festival is a celebration of life. Festival is harmonious, rich, varied and colorful. A festival is a celebration which breaks the tedium of life. They bring peace and joy to the multitudes. Festival provide as symbol to the cultural, social and domestic life of the people. There are different kinds of festivals celebrated around this world. There are festivals based on legends or...
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  • Religion: Beliefs Jainism Sikhism
    University of Phoenix Material Rajdeep Grewal Jainism vs. Sikhism Part I Read the assigned chapters for the week and complete the following table. Be as specific as possible when identifying practices, beliefs, rituals, and historical elements. Cite sources in APA formatting. Sikhism as a religion believes in the followings: Core Beliefs Jainism Sikhism 1. Every living being has a soul 1. Sikhism believes in One GOD. 2. Every soul is potentially divine, with innate...
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  • Sikhism: A Unique Religion
    SIKHISM Sikhism is a Religion of uniqueness. It has beliefs from two other religions; Hinduism and Islam (Borak 53). This religion is very scarce in the United States. The main area for Sikhs is in the Northwest India (Borak 53). I had never heard of this religion before, so that is the main reason why I chose to study this religion. I have found it very interesting and different. The Sikhs have many unique qualities. Sikhism dates back to a long time ago. Making it more modern, it was...
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  • Unveiling the Traces of Power in Sikhism
    RLG101H Introduction to the Study of Religion Prof. Ken Derry TA: Aldea Mulhern Unveiling the Traces of Power in Sikhism By Zameena Jaffer 999292368 15/02/2013 Word Count: 1355 Fatima Qassem: Culture Gurdwara Nanaksar Mehwish Rashid Ahmad: Gender Brampton Zameena Jaffer: Power Sunday, 7:00PM As I entered the gates of Gurdwara Nanaksar on a cold winters’ evening in Brampton, I did not realize that my first ever visit to a Gurdwara would be so enlightening....
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  • Sikhism and Hinduism Comparison - 1520 Words
    The Status and Role of Women in Hinduism and Sikhism Renee Thompson 996976438 Professor Shiu Monday July 4th, 2011. Religion plays a crucial role in the daily lives of millions of people. This is even more evident in India. Hinduism and Sikhism are two very prominent religions in this nation (Pinkham, 1967). These two religions are closely linked but also have many distinct practices. Issues of the position of women in society, attitudes towards the caste system, and methods of...
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  • Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism
    Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism Simon Osorio Stanbridge College HUM 1020 (ITT/ITS) Daniel Else March 25, 2013 Assignment #1 Hinduism, Buddhism Jainism, and Sikhism are all Eastern religions with similar philosophical beliefs. In Hinduism you embrace a great diversity of different beliefs, a fact that can be easy confusing to western religions which are accustomed to creeds, confessions, and carefully-worded beliefs of statements. In Hinduism you can believe a wide variety of...
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  • Islamic vs. Sikhism - 399 Words
    Chris Conner Sandra Pittman World Religion Sikhism Sikhism (“Is Sikhism just a combination between Hinduism and Islam?”) Sikhism shares a lot of similarities with the Hinduism and Islamic religions. All three religions believe in some type of reincarnation. Sikhism’s version of reincarnation is, when you merge with Nam, (The Sikh’s God). Hinduism believes in Moksha, (which is the release from reincarnation). The three religions also share the belief of karma, karma being, one’s...
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  • Sikhism: Part 2 (the 'Term Paper')
    Sikhism is the fifth largest religion in the world, with approximately 30 million Sikhs; A widely accepted definition of a Sikh, according to Sikh Rehat Maryada, is: “Any human being, who faithfully believes in: 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) One immortal Being, Ten Gurus, from Guru Nanak Dev to Guru Gobind Singh, The Guru Granth Sahib, The utterances and teachings of the ten Gurus, and The baptism bequeathed by the tenth Guru, And who does not owe allegiance to any other religion, is a Sikh” (Brahmin...
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  • A Comparative Analysis of Christianity, Scientology, and Sikhism in Relation to Core Beliefs and the Standard of Care as a Health Provider
    A Comparative Analysis of Christianity, Scientology, and Sikhism in Relation to Core Beliefs and the Standard of Care as a Health Provider Elena Basques Grand Canyon University September 17, 2012 Abstract In the health care field an understanding of an array of religions is needed to provide care an adequate standard of care to patients. In the religious beliefs of Christianity, Scientology, and Sikhism there is great diversity in their practices; however, there is a uniting factor in...
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  • Secularism: Asserts the Right to be Free from Religious Rule and Teachings
    Secularism is the principle of separation of government institutions, and the persons mandated to represent the State, from religious institutions and religious dignitaries. In one sense, secularism may assert the right to be free from religious rule and teachings, and the right to freedom from governmental imposition of religion upon the people within a state that is neutral on matters of belief. In another sense, it refers to the view that human activities and decisions,...
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  • Chapter 16 Vocab - 351 Words
    Frances Brignol 12-9-2012 Block 2 Chapter 16 vocabulary: 1. Protestant reformation: the 16th century schism within western Christianity initiated by Martin Luther, John Calvin, and other Protestants. 2. Catholic counter-reformation: the period of catholic revival beginning with the Council of Trent and ending at the close of the Thirty Years War, which is sometimes considered a response to the protestant reformation. 3. Taki Ongoy: a conceptual work that recalls Taki Unquy, the...
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  • Gurdwara Panja Sahib - 305 Words
    Gurdwara Panja Sahib Gurdwara Panja Sahib is an attraction to many thousand of Sikhs. It is located 48 kilometers from Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Gurdwara Panja Sahib is a Gurdwara based on a Sakhi about Guru Nanak Dev Ji. Its name, Panja, means outstretched arm. It attracts so many Sikhs because it has a boulder with Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s handprint imprinted in it. The Sakhi based with Gurdwara Panja Sahib took place in about ...
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  • Guru Teg Bahadur Ji
    Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji[ਗੁਰੂ ਤੇਗ ਬਹਾਦੁਰ ਜੀ]: 1621 - 1675 [Guruship:1664-1675] Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji was the Ninth Guru who was born in year 1621. Guru Ji's original name was Tyal Mal (Master of Detachment). He spent his childhood at Amritsar. In his early years he learned Gurmukhi, Hindi, Sanskrit and Indian religious philosophy from Bhai Gurdas, and archery and horsemanship from Baba Budha while his father Guru Hargobind Ji, Master of Miri and Piri taught him swordsmanship. Guru Ji was married...
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  • Hemkunt Speech Baba Naudh Singh
    Hemkunt Speech – Group 4 Baba Naudh Singh Ji Aao Sarey Guru Di Bakshi Hoe, Fateh Di Sanj Payae Ji, Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh Question 1: Bidhiaa sodhhai thath lehai, raam naam live laae II Considering his knowledge, he finds the essence of reality, and lovingly focuses his attention on the Name of the Lord. Manmukh bidhiaa brikdaa, bikh khattae bikh khaae II The self-willed manmukh sells his knowledge; he earns poison, and eats poison. (Not completed) Question 2:...
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  • Babaji on Depression - 2274 Words
    Cause Of Depression And How To Cure It H : Yesterday you were talking about depression and how to cure it. Baba Ji: "Naam bina sabh mithia hai - bereft of Naam all is temporary." “I am” is a depression. What you call normal life is actually all depression. Ask anybody how they feel. Children will say that they are bored or fed up. Fed up already at such a young age? Why? Because of the desires for more toys. More desires means more depression, more anxiety and more stress. Unfulfilled...
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  • Indian Religions - 1715 Words
    THE INDIAN RELIGIONS The Indus Valley Civilization Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa (2500 – 1500 B.C.) - trade, commerce, domestic, sewage system, drainages, buildings, establishments, streets, paved roads, fortresses, urban planning, infrastructure, peaceful civilizations - indigenous Indian people – Dravidian, language – Dravidian or Indo-Aryan - declined between 1800 – 1700 B.C.E., possibly due to the effects of flooding and drought - Aryan (‘Noble Ones’) Invasion/Migration - nomadic tribe...
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  • Sikh Rehat Maryada - 10192 Words
    > < siqgur pRswid ] One Absolute Manifest, Eternal Destroyer of darkness, Grace Incarnate Sikh Rehat Maryada Sikh Code of Conduct and Conventions > Table of Contents Details What is Rehat Maryada? Rehat Maryada: Section One Chapter I – Sikh Defined - Article 1 – Definition of Sikh Rehat Maryada: Section Two Chapter II – Aspects of Sikh Living - Article II – Sikh Living Chapter III – Individual Spirituality - Article III – Sikh Personal Life - Article IV - Meditating on Naam...
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  • Life and Times of Guru Granth Sahib (Adi Granth)
    Guru Granth Sahib was more than just the fifth Guru or predecessor to Guru Nanak who was the founder of Sikhism and it was the main scripture of Sikhism. Guru Granth Sahib was also known as Adi Granth which the original holy book to Sikhs. Guru Granth Sahib was considered the Supreme Spiritual Authority and Head of the Sikh religion, rather than any living person. It is also the only scripture of it's kind which not only contains the works of it's own religious founders but also writings of...
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  • Hello Guys It's Sports Day...... by Someone Else
    I feel it a great pleasure to participate as Chief Guest in the 20th Annual-cum-Sports Day of Akal Academy Baru Sahib here today. Today’s world is very competitive. Mere education will not suffice. Education combined with good, moral character and knowledge with proficiency in sports and extra curricular activities is necessary. Education ignites the minds of youth and it should be knowledge-based and should kindle the thinking process in the youth. Educating more and more rural youth is...
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  • WORK IS WORSHIP, WORSHIP IS NOT WORK
    WORK IS WORSHIP, WORSHIP IS NOT WORK Parminder Kaur Abstract: Work means action which involves effort and exertion; It is the essence of life. No action means no life. Worship means giving reverence to some power. All enjoyment, all achievement and all progress come from this magic word 'work'. It is the primary thing around which whole life revolves. It also means the realization of God. Blessed is the person who has found his work and he needs no other blessings. Work spares us from...
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  • Monuments and Holy Places in India
    India, being a secular state, is inhabited by people of a variety of religions. But a great majority (about 80%) are Hindus. Hinduism is rather a way of life for the Hindus here. Believers of Hindus have many gods and goddesses. The Mahabharata, the Hindu epic, puts their numbers at 33,333 but other sources say that the number is much higher. There are thousands of temples all over India dedicated to the Indian deities. Some of these belong to the ancient Indian period and are a fine example...
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  • Religion in China and India - 1280 Words
    RELIGIONS IN CHINA AND INDIA There are many different religions in both China and India. The most popular religions in China are ancient Confucianism and Taoism, Buddhism, Islam, Protestant, Catholic, and a new form of religion Falun Gong. India has many religions that are different or the same as the Chinese. Indian religions include: Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Sikhism, Buddhism, and Jainism. There are also many people from China that do not follow a religion because of its...
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  • Kabir Das - 1201 Words
    |Kabir | |Born |1440 | | |Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh, India | |Died |1518 | |Occupation |Weaver, poet | Kabīr (also Kabīra) (1440—1518) was a mystic poet and saint of India, whose writings...
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  • The Birth of the Khalsa - 296 Words
    The birth of the Khalsa, (Summary from p. 56/57 (750 words) of a book entitled “Essence of Sikhism, Meditate-Earn honestly-Share” by Kartar Singh Bhalla.) For the annual harvest festival of Baisakhi in 1699, Guru Gobind Singh had asked thousands of Sikhs to attend. On the morning of the day, The Guru stepped out of his tent holding a sword and asked the audience whether anyone was willing to offer his head. He had to repeat his call three times before someone came forward. A first man came...
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  • Sikh Religion - 826 Words
    The movie that I chose to do this report on is titled, ‘Bend it Like Beckham.' It is about a Sikh girl who is being raised in England. This girl is confronted with a lot of issues pertaining to her culture and religion and how these both clash with the culture of England. She wants to do things that her fellow colleagues are doing, but is not allowed due to her parent's strict respect of their religion. In the following pages, I will first explain the significance of the man on the wall in...
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  • Essay - 1831 Words
    India is a land of great diversity. It described as a land of many religions and innumerable languages, it might well be described as a land of festivals as well. Indians love celebrating. Every little occasion from the harvesting of crops, welcoming the spring or rain, to seeing the full moon lends itself to joyous celebrations splashed with colors, music, folk dances and songs. Even the birthdays of divine beings are celebrated by connecting them with particular festivals. The Indian calendar...
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  • Femalefoeticide - 498 Words
    ma Good morning ladies and gentleman.Let me draw your attention to one of the more serious issues that is plaguing our society today.Female foeticide. Female foeticide is the illegal termination of unborn girl child by removing the foetus through the use of medical surgical techniques.Some misguided people get the sex of their unborn child determined by ultrasound technique, and if it is a female foetus, they get it removed by surgery. It is a violation of basic human right and guarantee...
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  • Sikh and Punjabi - 1575 Words
    Climate of Punjab The weather conditions at Punjab are affected by the diversified geographical conditions. The hilly terrains have a cool soothing temperature throughout the year. The weather conditions are classified in four types of climate. They are Winter, Summer, Monsoons. Summer: Summer lasts from late March to the end of the month of May. The day temperatures start rising from the middle of February. The weather conditions of around 40 degrees Celsius are normal for many places in...
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  • busieness - 5400 Words
    Personal profile I am enthusiastic individual who is hardworking and loyal with the ability to work well in a team and use own initiative. Also I am reliable, trust worthy and who can adapt well in an ever changing environment. I am looking for a job where I can put my skills to use. Key skills A patient manner and responsible attitude Good communication and time management skills Can follow instructions and directions quickly Ability to work carefully and pay attentions to detail...
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  • statement of purpose for canada study permit
    Statement of Purpose Introduction: I am Amritpal singh S/o Sukhdev singh,residnce of vill-Tara Chuck, po-dadiala nazara, distt-gurdaspur, Teh-Batala(Punjab). My date of birth is 27 february,1993. Educational Background: I completed my Matriculation in March,2009 from guru nanak dev Academy Batala Affiliated to PSEB Board and obtained 67%.I got 72 in Mathematics at that time.Then, i chose to study Non-medical stream.I passed my Senior Secondary education with 69% in March,2011 from...
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  • Service to Man Is Service to God
    Sikhism is one of the most ancient religions of India and the believers of this religion are called Sikhs that means disciples. The founder of Sikhism was Guru Nanak. Sikhism stands for casteless society and preaches thahe Holy Book Of Sikhism is Guru Granth Sahib Guru Gobind Singh declared before his departure to the heavenly abode that this Holy Granth would be the spiritual guide for Sikhs. Guru Gobind Singh made Khalsa (Sikh common wealth), a full-fledged nation and taught them to...
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  • Religious Background of India - 519 Words
     “Religious Background of India” I am an Indian, so I have a lot to say about my religious background India is home to population of over 1.2 billion people, speaking more than 24 languages and following a wide range of religious communities. India is also the birthplace of four of world’s major religions, namely Hinduism, Sikhism, Jainism and Buddhism. This diverse religious nature of India is result of social integration of religions brought in by invaders...
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  • winter season - 858 Words
    It was the Khandpaath of Baishakhi Gurpurab in 2010 at our local gurdwara Metiabruz, Khandpaath: it is an unbreakable continous reading of SRI GURU GRANTH SAHIB (HOLY BOOK OF SIKH, Total pages 1430), Readers are changed frequently after like 2 hours and it takes approx 50 hours to complete. It was a sunny day, saturday afternoon, after day time langar or lunch, i was sitting alone, i had no idea that this day going to impact my life forever. PUJA was very naughty and fool, i was very shy to...
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  • World Religions - 2241 Words
    World Religions 1/31/14 Most religions are patriarchal. -Institution led by men that intend to represent “father figures.” -Women are mostly seen as supporting figures. -Women are usually supporting social causes. Negative aspects of religion: -deaths and wars -unethical and misguided -political power, groups of followers are able to effect political progress. -may split rather than unify -routinization of charisma leads to a focus on the outside rather than inner...
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  • Vaisakhi Festival - 367 Words
    Research Task – Vaisakhi Vaisakhi is celebrated in the month of April by all Sikh. This is to remember the day when the Khalsa Panth was formed. Guru Gobind Singh chose the festival of Vaisakhi to create a brotherhood for saint soldiers, and the brotherhood was named Khalsa Panth. Vaisakhi is celebrated in many different ways; the way Vaisakhi is celebrated varies. In the Gurdwara, 2 days before Vaisakhi, Akhand Paath begins. This is the nonstop reading of the whole of Guru Granth Sahib in...
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  • History project- religious development in India during medieval ages
     Religious Developments With the coming of the Mughals in India and the Turkish rule, there were many developments and changes in the Indian culture and religion.The Sultans of Delhi and Mughal tolerated different religions, especially Hinduism, though they were followers of Islam. This lead to the beggining of indo-islamic culture. Since dawn of history, India has been the cradle of religious developments. In the early medival period, two parrelel movements in Hinduism and Islam...
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  • History of Punjab: State of Sikh Religion (Situated in North of India
    Punjab, state in northwestern India,bordered on the north by Jammu and Kashmir state and Himachal Pradesh state, on the east and south by Haryana state, on the south and southwest by Rajasthan state, and on the west by Pakistan.

    Punjab state lies between the great systems of the Indus and Ganges river. Punjab had a population of 20,281,969. Chandîgarh is the state capital. The population of Punjab consists mainly of Punjabis, Jats, and Rajputs. The official language is Punjabi. The...
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  • Guru Nanak Dev Ji
    Nanak was born on 15 April 1469,[5] now celebrated as Prakash Divas of Guru Nanak Dev, at Rāi Bhoi Kī Talvaṇḍī, now called Nankana Sahib, near Lahore, Pakistan.[6] Today, his birthplace is marked by Gurdwara Janam Asthan. His parents were Kalyan Chand Das Bedi, popularly shortened to Mehta Kalu,[7] and Mata Tripta. His father was a patwari (accountant) for crop revenue in the village of Talwandi, employed by a Muslim landlord of that area, Rai Bular Bhatti.[8] He had one sister, Bibi Nanaki,...
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  • “Punjabi Woman: a Momentum Journey from Dark to Dawn”
    Abstract Punjab is the home of Mata Kaushalia and Mata Sita, the self effacing wives and mothers who would not thwart a commitment made by their husbands to a rival, even when that would make their own life an unmitigated agony. The role of Punjabi women as commandos in the battle-fields is no less glorious. Sada Kaur and Rani Sahib Kaur is remembered as one of the greatest generals of her time even in the Afghan records those have successfully defended their kingdom against the attacks...
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  • sikh temple essay - 804 Words
     R.S Project: Sri Guru Gobind Singh Gurdwara Sikhism religion is well known all around the world and was founded 500 years ago, The Sikh religion today has a following of over 20 million people worldwide and is ranked as the world’s 5th largest religion. Sikhism is open to all through the teachings of its 10 Gurus in the Sikh Holy Book and Living Guru, Sri Guru Granth Sahib. Introduction Sri Guru Gobind Singh Gurdwara has been in Whalley Range for less than 50 years. It was...
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  • community event paper - 450 Words
    Sikh Services Australia 23rd March 2014 Dear Sir/Madam On behalf of the Sikh community we take great pleasure in inviting you to attend the first Vaisakhi Fair in Adelaide. Vaisakhi is the festival which celebrates the founding of the Sikh community known as the Khalsa. It is celebrated on April 14 each year. On Vaisakhi day in 1699, Guru Gobind Singh (the tenth Sikh Guru) summoned Sikhs from all over India to the city of Anandpur Sahib. At this gathering, the Guru called upon...
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  • Rudra Mondal - 1202 Words
    Significance of Festivals 520 words essay on Our Festivals (India). India is a multilingual and a multicultural country. The culture changes from State to State, the language is different from one state to another and the people have many modes of dress. In diversity we find unity. This is the peculiar nature of India. Just because there are people belonging to various religions, there are various kinds of festivals, each denoting the religious faith of the wide variety of people. The...
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  • Gawa Ko Yan - 804 Words
    10 RELIGIONS IN ASIA Judaism Judaism is the predominant religion in Israel, which has a nominal Jewish population of about 7 million, though the matter of distinguishing Jewish religious, cultural and ethnic identity is a complex one Christianity/Christianism Christianity is a widespread minority religion in Asia. Only five countries are predominantly Christian,Cyprus which is predominantly Greek Orthodox, the Philippines, which is the 3rd largest Roman Catholicnation in the world, East...
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  • A Rationale of the Outline Scheme of Work for Key Stage 3
    A rationale of the outline scheme of work for Key Stage 3 Planning is a key part of teaching. Without a coherent plan lessons may lack structure and direction. Long and medium term planning are an important part of this and in this rationale I hope to demonstrate that my planning does indeed have all of these qualities. The first element to be considered when rationalising this scheme of work is whether or not it meets the needs of Key Stage 3 pupils. I believe that it does because the...
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  • Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji
    SRI GURU GRANTH SAHIB JI The Sikh religion was founded by Guru Nanak Dev Ji, first Guru of Sikhs, in 1469 CE. Today Sikh religion has over 20 million people across the whole world. The Sikhism – is to gloriously follow in their Sacred Footsteps is our Sikh way of Life. Sikh religion teaches the lessons of equality, truthful living, social justice, eliminate superstitions through its Sikh Holy Book, “Guru Granth Sahib Ji”. UNDERLYING PHILOSOPHY OF SRI GURU GRANTH SAHIB JI Sri Guru Granth...
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  • Festivals - 691 Words
    Festivals of Jammu Lohri (13 January) Lohri bonfire This festival heralds the onset of spring and is also known as Makar Sankranti. The whole region wears a festive look on this day. Thousands take a dip in the holy river, called Havan Yagnas, and candles light up nearly every house and temple in Jammu. In the rural areas, it is customary for young boys to go around asking for gifts from newly-weds and parents of new-borns. A special dance called the Chajja is held on the occasion of Lohri....
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