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Sikhism

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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 to  be a place where everyone loved everyone and everything was  peaceful (no greed). He was also interested in learning god's ways  and teaching people.
Guru Nanak travelled far and wide teaching people the message of  one God who dwells in every one of God's creations and constitutes  the eternal Truth. He set up a unique spiritual, social, and  political platform based on equality, fraternal love, goodness, and  virtue.It is part of Sikh...
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; Naam  Ladoo, a confection similar to the butter cookie recipe, but added  in may be walnuts or pecans. Another sweet dish...
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.
prayer, selfless service and sitting in good company (holy).
Sikhs shouldn't eat any meat not just beef. This is because we  believe that if God is the only one who can give life that God  should 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) to  water then stirring it with a khanda (steel sword) and then having  the Panj Pyare (five holy ones) recite panj baniya (five prayers)  over it.
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 everywhere  in 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
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 ChappatiAlloo 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 - friend...
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 theSikhs. ... 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 wisdom
You meanGuru Gobind SinghHe 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 view, or...
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 matter  what religion we pick we will be spared from the eternal cycle of  reincarnation 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 their  religion.
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
ALOT. He was the first guru and there for would natarally have a great impact on the religion he startedHe coined the term:"Higher than Truth is Truthful Living"In other words, no point talking about something, you must have action to back up the talk.
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.
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 extremismThey believe God resides...
Sikhs believe God has always existed. They call God many names:Truth - SatAkaal Moorat - Beyond Space and TimeSelf Existance - Ajooni SaibangGod is genederlessGod is without rancour, hatred or malice.God is not vengfulThere is only one God.God resides within every human being.
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 LivingHe 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 and needy...
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. What...
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.
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...
http://www.sikhs.org/summary.htmPhilosophy 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 with God...
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...
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.
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 Granth...
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.
Guru Ram Das Ji began the work of building the work of Harminder Sahib and Guru Arjan Dev Ji completed it. It was the first Gurudwara where Siri Guru Granth Sahib Ji was installed.
Gurudwara is a Sikh place of worship. On daily basis, scripture is read,hymns are sung, at times there can be contemplation/reflections on the certain passages from the scripture. Some Gurudwaras have a small school built in, where children can learn about the Sikh Gurus and their lives, learn to...
I could only tell you some for you need to READ the guru to be able to understand ALL of them. You would have to read the guru numerous times! DO. - naam simran (jaap god's name) - love god - help others - show humanism - Keep hair, Kirpaan (like a dagger), Kacha (a type of under clothing),...
He believes in reincarnation to a point. He does not believe in the Caste hierarcht associated with reincarnation. He believes human life to be the most precious and plant, mineral, animal at one level below that. He also believes one can in ones lifetime become one with God (Gurmookh) and after...
bhagat singh sandhu, sukhdev thapar and shivram hari rajguru were hanged to death on 23 march, 1931 in Lahore jail.
Sikhs show equality and respect to the Guru Granth Sahib by following the 5 K's of Sikhism that were instructed by Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth guru of Sikhism. Also, they cover their head, they bow their head in front of the Guru Granth Sahib before sitting down, removing their shoes so that dirt...
The meaning of long hair for men and women in the Sikh community is that they believe God had wanted their hair to be a certain length, that's why God made their hair grow to that length so they don't want to cut it as if God had wanted it to be short, they would have had short hair when they grew...
Ultimate purpose in life for a Sikh is to become Gurmookh (God willed) and stop being Manmookh (Selfwilled).ANS#2:Sikhism instructs that our life has a purpose and a goal. It offers an opportunity for self and God realization. Moreover man is responsible for his own actions. He cannot claim immunity...