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Sikhism

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 (1469-1538)...

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Sikhism

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 treads...

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sikhism

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 backgrounds...

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Jainism & Sikhism

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 number...

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The Rise of Sikhism

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 . The Sikhism traditions...

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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 qualities...

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Sikhism and Hinduism Comparison

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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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. Rejects belief in a Creator-God 1. devout monotheism 2. Sees the universe as natural forces in motion 2. Founder of Skhism was Nanak 3. Practices five ethical with emphasis on nonattachment and...

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Beliefs 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. Ahimsa - principle of noninjury 1. Naam Japna - remembering god through meditation 2. Sathya - truth 2. Kirat Karo - earning a honest living 3. Asteya - non stealing 3. Vand chakko...

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Sikhism Religion: Gurpurb

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 persons...

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