Essays Tagged: "Guru Nanak"

Sikhism.

In the year 1469 a man namedGuru Nanak was born into a Punjabi-Hindu family. Hisname means "He who was born at the home of his m ... nam", speaks the "sabad" or divine word, through aloyal believer. This believer acts as the eternal guru, orteacher, speaking in the mystical voice of Akal through the"sabad". A guru can achieve this ... divine reality. Another way is to singdevotional songs or even to have deep mysticalconcentration. Guru Nanak attracted many disciples, or"sikha" (this is where the name Sikh comes from). These"sikha ...

(5 pages) 227 2 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

If I were called to fight a war tomorrow, I would... (Sikhism - Religion, war and ethics)

useless and no words avail, lawful is the flash of steel. It is right to draw the sword." The tenth Guru, Guru Gobind Singh, made it clear that violence and war were to be the last resort, but emphasi ... ect the objector to start some form of public service as another option.In the time of its founder, Guru Nanak, in the 16th century CE, Sikhism was clearly a religion of peace. Guru Nanak wrote:"No on ...

(8 pages) 93 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Sikhism: Ik Onkaar-There Is Only One God

or for the purpose of mutual benefit, profitable and edifying speech, humility and forbearance.Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji in the Punjab area, now Pakistan, founded the Sikh faith. He began preaching the w ... eaching the way to enlightenment and God after receiving a vision. After his death a series of nine Gurus (regarded as reincarnations of Guru Nanak) led the movement until 1708. At this time these fun ...

(4 pages) 49 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

This is an annotated bibliography on Sikhism - it ws used for a world history class

ccurate and comprehensive overview of Sikh history. This book focuses on the founding of the Sikhs, Guru Nanak, the Sikh doctrine, and the ethics of the religion. This book also explores Sikh beliefs, ... giving the reader a detailed overview on the Sikh religion. The author talks about all of the Sikh gurus, mostly focusing on Guru Nanak, the first Sikh guru, and Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth, and las ...

(2 pages) 54 0 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Women and the Sikh religion

One of the newest religions to be of influence todayThe Sikh Religion was founded by Guru Nanak (1469-1539 AD) who was born in Panjab, Pakistan. A brief reference about the social inequ ... especially with respect to women, helps to appreciate the progressive doctrine adopted by the Sikh Gurus. For centuries, the status of women in India was being systematically downgraded. The caste sy ... ts of these temples.It is intended with this essay to set out to examine the philosophy of the Sikh Gurus in regards to the Status of women and the Sikh doctrine regarding women and there rights. As e ...

(3 pages) 52 1 3.5 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Gurpurbs

Gurpurbs:The anniversary of a Gurus' birth or death.It start with three daysGURPURB a compound of two words guru, the spiritual te ... acher, and purb, festival or celebrationThe events of these festivals:1. In April, the martyrdom of Guru Arian.2. In August, the installation of the Guru Granth in the Gold Temple3. In November, Guru ... allation of the Guru Granth in the Gold Temple3. In November, Guru Nanak's birthday.4. In December, Guru Gobind Singh's birthday. The martyrdom of the tenth Guru's young sons.The main parts of the fes ...

(1 pages) 17 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Sikism

, Canada, the United Kingdom, Malaysia, and East Africa. This religion was founded in the Punjab by Guru Nanak (1469-1539); he was seeking to combine Muslims and Hindu elements in a single religious c ... everyone has equal rights it does not believe in creed, caste, race, color, sex or religion. After Guru Nanak there were nine more Gurus who were seen as the highest religious authority. Guru Gobind ...

(9 pages) 52 0 4.3 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Sikhs

In the year 1469 a man named Guru Nanak was born into a Punjabi-Hindu family. His name means "He who was born at the home of his ... am", speaks the "sabad" or divine word, through a loyal believer. This believer acts as the eternal guru, or teacher, speaking in the mystical voice of Akal through the "sabad". A guru can achieve thi ... ivine reality. Another way is to sing devotional songs or even to have deep mystical concentration. Guru Nanak attracted many disciples, or "sikha" (this is where the name Sikh comes from). These "sik ...

(5 pages) 561 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Sikhism Interest Studies Project - Year Twelve

lst simultaneously being sympathetic to the Islamic faith. However, it has been the leaders (called gurus) of Sikhism that have influenced its inception and development over time. This Interest Studie ... eption and development over time. This Interest Studies Project will discuss how Sikhism begun with Guru Nanak ( b. 1469), and the influence of the following ten gurus, especially Guru Gobind Singh an ...

(5 pages) 13 0 3.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Sikhism

n India. The religion originated in India. It is one of the world's most recent religions.Nanak the guru became known as Guru Nanak (he was the founder if this religion) Guru means teacher. 12 million ... he founder if this religion) Guru means teacher. 12 million Sikhs live in Punja were it first began.Guru Nanak was born 15th April 1469. His parents were Hindus.At thirty years of age he disappeared f ...

(3 pages) 29 3 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Sikhism

ism is one of the youngest religions in the world. It originated in India in 1469 with the birth of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. Now it has the distinction of being the 5th largest religion with 26 million foll ... ikh' means a disciple. Sikhism is a monotheistic religion and all Sikhs believe in one God. The ten gurus of the Sikh religion gave a set of ways and thoughts about being close to the eternal being. T ...

(19 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Sikhims

ldhood ExperiencesSikhism was founded in the 16th Century in the Punjab district. It was founded by Guru Nanak and the nine Gurus who helped shape his teachings. There were a total of ten Gurus who ma ... eachings. There were a total of ten Gurus who made up Sikhism each being the successor of the next. Guru Nanak was the first of the ten. He was born on April 14th in 1469 and his birth (14th April) is ...

(4 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith