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Multi cultural society and Sikh faith

Gopal Singh Puri

Multi cultural society and Sikh faith

by Gopal Singh Puri

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Published by Falcon Books in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sikhism -- Doctrines.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGopal Singh Puri.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL2018.2 .P86 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 162 p. ;
    Number of Pages162
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL944581M
    LC Control Number95901194

    The remaining sections concern Sikh doctrine, the problem of who should be regarded as a Sikh, and a survey of Sikh literature. Finally, the book considers the present life of the community―its dispersion around the world to Asia, Australasia, North America, Africa, and Europe, and its involvement in the current trials of the s: 2. Sikh Life and Culture. Discover Sikhism's rich culture and traditions, from clothing and observations around key life events to the code of conduct known as Sikh Reht Maryada (SRM) and Khanda.

    Religion Related, Spiritual Development. Sikh Cultural Society of Indiana Inc Quick Facts. place. Mishawaka, IN Summary. Programs + Results. Financials. Operations. Mission. This organization has not provided GuideStar with a mission statement. Ruling Year. Sikhism is a faith whose followers are called "Sikhs". The word Sikh means Student or Discipline. Their holy book is the Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji.. Many sources call Sikhism a monotheistic religion, According to Eleanor Nesbitt, English renderings of Sikhism as a monotheistic religion "tend misleadingly to reinforce a Semitic understanding of monotheism, rather than Guru Nanak's mystical.

      Learn to recognize a Sikh turban. Sikhs have unshorn hair, beards and moustaches. The Sikh faith teaches us the humanitarian principles of freedom, equality, and justice - the same principles this great democracy is founded on. There are about 25 million Sikhs in the world. Sikhs have been in the United States for over years.   Uncut hair symbolizes spirituality and sets them apart in society. This is the main reason Sikh men wear turbans—their hair can be multiple feet long. Most Sikh men carry a small dagger to symbolize their role to protect society against injustice. The ones pictured above are for a special ceremony and are, therefore, larger and less concealed.


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