Sikhism

Parent Category: Religion & Spirituality
Sikhism is the fifth largest religion practiced in the world today. Sikhs worship one universal God, and practice disciplined meditation in the name of God.
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Doesn't make sense u fool
You just behave how you would behave in front of any other person, becasue after all, a Sikh is a person that belives all people are equal
Sikh women don't have any certain restrictions to what they can or cannot wear around the house, or in general. There is not a large difference in attire between the two. Many Sikh women who have more Indian roots may wear a traditional Punjabi suit around the house. As far as head coverings, Sikh...
Guru Nanak was the creator and the first Sikh.
The Sikhs Burn The dead because once the soul has left the body they believe the body is nothing. They sprinkle the remains of ash into a flowing river to give the remains of their body back to nature.
Yes, anyone can enter a Gurdwara (the name for a Sikh temple).
of course they are allowed
He was interested in teaching people that god wanted the world tobe a place where everyone loved everyone and everything waspeaceful (no greed). He was also interested in learning god's waysand teaching people.
Guru Nanak travelled far and wide teaching people the message ofone God who dwells in every one of God's creations and constitutesthe eternal Truth. He set up a unique spiritual, social, andpolitical platform based on equality, fraternal love, goodness, andvirtue.It is part of Sikh religious belief...
Wow, Good question. Sikhs may or may not adopt a vegetarian diet,sometimes based on their personal convictions. Here are some sweet treats: Heart shaped butter cookies; NaamLadoo, a confection similar to the butter cookie recipe, but addedin may be walnuts or pecans. Another sweet dish is Bibek...
Guru Nanak was first Hindu but created Sikhism because in Hinduism, there was the caste system. The caste system orders people accoring frm their wealth. So in Sikhism, we belive all people are created equal.
Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji was born on the 15th April 1469.
he did nothing but teach
prayer, selfless service and sitting in good company (holy).
Sikhs shouldn't eat any meat not just beef. This is because webelieve that if God is the only one who can give life that Godshould be the only one who can take it away.
There are three main beliefs which are : Naam Japna - reciting Gods name. Kirt Karna - earn a living by honest means. Vand Ke Shakna - share everything in charity.
The ninth Sikh guru is: Shri Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji. He was the son of the eighth guru; Shri Guru Hargobind Ji and the father of the tenth guru; Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji.
There are many rules but if you mean the 5 K's. They are The 5 K's are: Kachaa - Short briefs (undergarments) - to remind a Sikh about chastity. It also enabled free movement in battle. Kirpan - A short dagger worn in a scabard, to remind the Sikh it is his/her duty to defend the weak and...
Amrit is Holy Water. it is made by adding patase (indian sugar) towater then stirring it with a khanda (steel sword) and then havingthe Panj Pyare (five holy ones) recite panj baniya (five prayers)over it.
the room is called a gudwara , every room or place that has a copy of the guru granthe sahib is called it , and the granthe reads it . hope this helps as i am doing it in school now :D
Food. :P Usually including, roti, differant curries, dahi (yogurt), salad, and deserts. They also serve parshad.
Guru Nanak Dev Ji traveled from the Punjab to Rome and everywherein between to spread the message of Sikhism.
In Amritsar, over 5,000 people gathered at Jallianwala Bagh.
Your answer is Guru Nanak ,person who is the creation of Sikhism .
Majority Sikhs descend from Hinduism so are still practising that within Sikhism (as well as converts to Christianity and Islam). Sikhism forbids the caste system it is not allowed. Sikhs take the surnames singhs and kaur and acclaim descent from Guru Gobind Singh ji. Guru Gobind singh ji writes ...
The answer is Khalsa is the name for the Sikh Community
Guru Nanak was a Guru for over thirty years
Why should they? They all represent a certain even at that place, sometimes they are just built for people to have contact with sri guru granth sahib ji, but most in Inda have a historical link. Some are really old and some are newer, i dont see why you would expect them all to look the same
Sikhs only believe in 1 god... there are 10 Teachers or Guru's which have indicated the path to God through their collective writings in the 11th Guru the Sri Guru Granth Sahib (Sikh Holy Book).
Saag and Makhi di Roti - Spinach Curry with Corn Flour Chappati . Alloo wala Paronthaa - Fried Chapatti with potatoe filling. . Tandoori dishes - chicken, lamb, fish (Tandoori is traditional clay oven used in Punjab - homeland of the Sikhs). . Paneer - Cheese used in a variety of dishes. . Jalebi -...
It is the place of the Harmandir sahib (golden temple)
The Guru Granth Sahib Ji is the holy book of Sikhism and is the eleventh Guru of the Sikhs . ... So all in all the Sikhism has 11 Gurus - 10 in human form and the Granth Sahib. The Guru Granth Sahib is a 1430 page book that is considered by the Sikhs to be sacred source for...
Every day. Sometimes every hour. But in most cases around 3 to 4 times a day. This does not mean that they read all of the sri guru granth sahib.
You mean Guru Gobind Singh . He was a GURU! . But he was the 10th guru and the one that brought out 'khalsa'. . He also made the 2nd names 'kaur' and 'singh' . He gave Sikhs the 5 k's.
Shikhs have their god which are known as Guru and there are in total 10 Gurus but the supreme among them is Guru Nanak Dev ji. They celebrate them by one of the most famous process in India which was started by the Guru Nanak Dev ji itself and is known as LANGAR which means distrubuting food in a...
In Sikhism Suffering is that which is caused by people who have been taken by the five thieves: Kaam - obsession with sex and sexual activity to the extent it becomes abnormal. Kaam is also a self gratifying desire. Krodh - Anger, Stubborness. Not willing to see things from others points of...
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Sikhism believes 1/10th of your earnings should be given to help the poor and needy. This is known as "Daswand".
Nice people who are usually descendants of Hindu and Islamic religion.
For those who wish to drink the amrit. Amrit is a drink that you drink when you swear to the guru that you will be a true Sikh and pray every day at certain times and follow the bani all the rest of your life.
guru gobing singh jee give this to olny the people have amirt
The tenth guru, guru gobind singh
Sri guru Nanak dev ji.
Yes, Guru Granth Sahib Ji but Sikhs regard him as a living Guru.
There is a dome ontop of the gurdwara because it improves acoustics in services and makes it unique from other buildings
Sikhs believe in reincarnation. if we follow our religion no matterwhat religion we pick we will be spared from the eternal cycle ofreincarnation and will go to God forever.
Karma in Sikhism basically means deeds, so good deeds or bad deeds. Sikhs believe that what you do in this life will determine whether you are rewarded or punished in the next.
There is no specific day of the week.
There are Gurdwaras all across Britain for Sikhs to practice theirreligion.
Not only Hindu temple and a Sikh gurdwara are rather all the religious places where people gather to remember the supreme power or discuss issues regarding welfare of mankind or spread knowledge for the welfare of others with a selfless spirit are similar as they all are the sources of welfare and...
Yoga is just one of many exercises Sikhs can choose to keep their bodies healthy.
A Sikh has always been required to be of healthy mind and healthy body. Smoking was associated with poor health and idle people and therefore banned for Sikhs.
of course not sucker
They have to serve humanity respect every one in this way they can serve god
Guru nanak dev ji taught mankind about the universal brotherhood. He spread the message that there is only one god who is omnipresent and the human beings are his chilldren. He taught the mankind to love his fellow creatures and earn an honest livelihood and to be thankful to God for all that he has...
Sikhs can pray as often as they want. However, it's required that we pray at least three times a day. Once before dawn, once at sunset, and once before sleep.
In my town...Sultanpur Lodhi
He was in my town 'Sultanpur Lodhi'. He was praying there when we went under the river for some years then came out of the river furhter up. That was when he spoke the first part of Sri guru granth sahib ji.
When Guru Nanak Dev ji went for a bath he went missing for 3 days and when he reappeared he uttered the words" na koi Hindu na musalman" that is there is no caste or creed, none is Hindu or a Muslim, all are the children of one God and are equally dear to him
Ranjit means 'the one who wins the battle' as the word ran in Hindi or Punjabi means the battle and the word jit is for victory. Singh is the word in Hindi language for lion. So the word ranjit singh means the lion who wins the battle
Sikhs refer to God as Waheguru, Akal Purakh and Oankar See the Related Link for much more information about Sikhism
Men and women sit separately (men on the left and women on the right usually).
some men cover their hair with a "paag"
No rules, just regulations and respect. If you go into a gurudwara, you are expected to show respect to the guru. - Cover your hair with a cloth. - Bow to the guru if you can 'matha tekna' - Turn you phones off when inside the gurudwara, take calls outside :)
I thought there were several of these "Golden Buddha" temples - definitely one in Bangkok - one in China - I think I saw one in Kunming - and I am sure there is one in Kathmandu. Do correct me if I am wrong. Ta
Even though Sikhism promotes equality, male and females sit separately in the Gurdwara as most people feel comfortable sitting with their own gender. Also, during Gurbani lust (one of the five 'evils') is kept out of the way of prayers, meditation and hymns.
money, kids, good health, god, prosperity, material possesions, trouble to go away, positivity and about everything else all humans pray for.
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A Mandir is a Hindu Temple with statues of Hindu Gods that are worshipped. A Gurudwara is a Sikh temple, that contains the Sikh Holy Book (the Guru Granth Sahib ji), and only one God is worshipped.
The Guru Granth Sahib.
They believe in on God (Akaal Moorat literally beyond time and space) . They believe in equality of men and women. . They have 5 k's or 5 articles of faith. . They believe in service, and helping the poor. . They will fight against injustice (they are not pacifists). . They abhor extremism . They...
Sikhs believe God has always existed. They call God many names: . Truth - Sat . Akaal Moorat - Beyond Space and Time . Self Existance - Ajooni Saibang . God is genederless . God is without rancour, hatred or malice. . God is not vengful . There is only one God. . God resides within every human...
Sikhs are not vegetarian but only vegetarian food can be served in the Gurdwara. Sikhs themselves are free to choose what they eat.
Sikhism was started by the first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak. His most famous saying being: . Higher the Tryth is Truthful Living. He was then suceeded by 9 other living Guru's. The collective teachings of these Guru's (and other Saints) have been written in the Sikh Holy Book, The Guru Granth Sahib.
Sikhism promotes: . Love for fellow human beings. . Avoidance of the 5 thieves - Kaam (lust), Krodh (stubborness/anger), Moh (materialism), Lobh (greed), and Hankaar (egotism). . Follows virtues, like Patience, Tolerance, Understanding etc. . Stand up to injustice, and always stand up for the weak...
Sikhs eat any type of food. Some Sikhs eat meat and some eat only vegetarian food (which usually excludes eggs) The first Sikh Guru said in the Sikh Holy Book (Sri Guru Granth Sahibji):. First Mehl: The fools argue about flesh and meat, but they know nothing about meditation and spiritual wisdom...
ANY ONE ... So long as you abide by the rules when you arrive there , for eg ... You cannot carry drugs or alcohol , even nicotine into the quadrant where the Golden Temple is . You cannot be drunk or intoxicated in anyway , when you go there . You cannot enter unless you clean your feet {a water...
Gurudwara decorations are a recent phenomenen, as more and more Gurudwara's have become institutionalised and wealthy. There isnot reason behind it aprt from wanting it to look cheerful and bright.
Yes but there are very few of them there.
In the Sikh Holy Book, there are verses about all the major religions, Buddism, Hinduism, Islam, Christianity and Jainism. What it says about religion is not to be immersed in dogma, but try to be as good as you can within your own religion and not to denigrate other religions. The first Sikh Guru...
The Guru Granth Sahibji is a collection of Hymns of the Sikh Guru's (and other Saints). It is seen as a living Guru in effect, so at night time it is put to bed in the same way a living Guru would be.
http://www.sikhs.org/summary.htm Philosophy and Beliefs There is only One God. He is the same God for all people of all religions. The soul goes through cycles of births and deaths before it reaches the human form. The goal of our life is to lead an exemplary existence so that one may merge...
it is very important to Sikhism people because they believe that deforestation is a very bad thing because it is destroying god creation and they don't want to see gods world being cut down and even more thing like that. They believe that the animals should keep their home and not have it taken away...
Yes it is a Jatt name from jalandhar
Jat Sikhs do not want Dalits to pray in the manner in which they like. Shooting two Dalit Sikh leaders in Vienna cast its shadow in Punjab and Haryana. Jat Sikha should respect others freedom. Indian government should exercise caution.
They are called "Tukhs", "Shabads" and "Vaars".
1. Guru Nanak Dev Ji 2. Guru Angad Dev Ji 3. Guru Amar Das Ji 4. Guru Ram Das Ji 5. Guru Arjan Dev Ji 6. Guru Hargobind Dev Ji 7. Guru Har Rai Dev Ji 8. Guru Harkrishen Dev Ji 9. Guru Tegh Bahadur Dev Ji 10. Guru Gobind Singh Ji and to add on, there are 11 Gurus, 11th being Guru...
guru of Ashoka in war skills is Acharya VedaVikarama, he was aasthana guru of Magadha kingdom.
There is no such favorite name for Guru Nanak Dev Ji. His parents gave him name Nanak after his sister Nanki and today out of respect he is called Guru Nanak Dev Ji.