Wwho are the followers of Sikhism?
Sikhs are the followers of Sikhism.
Sikhism is the fifth-largest organized religion in the world and one of the fastest-growing. Adherents of Sikhism are known as Sikhs (students ordisciples) and number over 26 million across the world. The Punjab region is the historic homeland of Sikhism. Sikhism is an ethnic religion but welcomes converts.
The seven most common religions are: Christianity, with about two billion followers Islam, with about 1.5 billion followers Folk religions, with about one billion followers Hinduism, with about one billion followers Buddhism, with about 500 million followers Shinto, with about 60 million followers Sikhism, with about 25 million followers
Sikhism: 1. The Holy Book in Sikhism is The Guru Granth Sahib. 2. Their place of worship is the Gurdwara. 3. The founder of Sikhism is Guru Nanak. 4. Sikhism is one of the newest religions out of the main ones. 5. Sikhs should wear steel bracelets. 6. Followers of Sikhism are called Sikhs. 7. It was originated from Punjab. 8. Sikhs do not believe in fasting. 9. They do not smoke, drink or take…
Sikhism as a religion believes in Multiple ways to salvation and hence, view "The Bible", "The Koran", " The Vedas", "The Dhampada", "The Jain Sutras" and all other religious scriptures just as valid as Sikhism, provided the followers follows and ponder on the teachings of his/her religion with devotion and faithfully.
Followers of Sikhism regard the "Guru Granth Sahib" (Punjabi: ਗੁਰੂ ਗ੍ਰੰਥ ਸਾਹਿਬ) or "Adi Granth" as their religious text. It is the final and eternal guru of the Sikhs, made during the period of Sikh gurus, from 1469 to 1708. It is a collection of hymns describing the qualities of God and why one should meditate on God's name.
Sikhism as a religion believes in the followings: 1.Sikhism believes in One GOD. 2.Sikhism believes Guru Granth Sahib as the last and eternal Gurus of Sikhs. 3.Sikhism believes in Karma- the law of cause and effect. 4.Sikhism believes in Reincarnation. 5.Sikhism believes in Multiple paths to salvation. 6.Sikhism opposes Pilgrimage,rituals practices.