Essays Tagged: "Sikh"

Comparision of two countries, INDIA & CANADA... How they are different and where you would prefer to live...

e major religious groups in both India and Canada are: Hindus, Christians, Muslims, Buddhists & Sikhs. In India as well as in Canada, there is great respect and concern for the seniors and the age ...

(2 pages) 114 1 4.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

What lead to the Sikh Massacre in 1985, in India?

What led to the Sikh Massacre in 1985, in India?In 1985 many Sikh families were killed by Hindus. There were violent ... India?In 1985 many Sikh families were killed by Hindus. There were violent riots in small and large Sikh communities around the country of India. Many young Sikhs did not understand why their fathers ... were beginning to surrender their sacred turbans for the lives of their families.Today, as a young Sikh that lived through these events, I now understand why.Indira Gandhi, the Prime Minister of Indi ...

(2 pages) 50 1 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

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

sort- all other means of settling a dispute must have been tried before considering war.In contrast Sikhism, being both the religion I'm studying and my faith, has it's own version of a Just War Theor ... middot;There must be no looting, territory must not be annexed, and property taken must be returned.Sikhs also believe that treaties and cease-fires must be honored, Places of worship (of any faith) s ...

(8 pages) 93 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Gender Roles In Bend It Like Beckham

ent cultures have their own set of gender- appropriate behaviors. Jessie is from an Orthodox Sikh Indian family. She dreams of being a famous soccer player one day and of playing soccer profess ...

(2 pages) 133 4 3.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

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

Mann, Gurinder Singh. Sikhism. (New Jersey: Prentice Hall. 2003). This book combines more recent research in the ar ... m. (New Jersey: Prentice Hall. 2003). This book combines more recent research in the area of Sikh studies to make an accurate and comprehensive overview of Sikh history. This book focuses on th ... ke an accurate 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 b ...

(2 pages) 54 0 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Gurpurbs

r for special services.3. Hymns, poems are recited in praise of the Gurus and there are lectures on Sikhism.4. Food is important in this festival. Sikhs come together to eat special food such as Karah ... KarahThe procession of the akhand path:1. Akhand path is continuous beginning to end reading of the sikh scripture, the Guru Granth Sahib2. The akhand path is usually arranged to last about 48 hours ( ...

(1 pages) 17 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Position Paper on Sikh's being allowed to wear daggers to school. (Canada based)

I feel that allowing Sikh's the right to carry their daggers is discriminatory against me. If I were to walk into Glendal ...

(1 pages) 19 0 2.5 Oct/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

"Bend it like Beckham"

it highlights is the confrontation between two completely different religions. The movie is about a Sikh girl and her mission to fulfill one of her deepest passions, and that is to play soccer. Unfort ... Synopsis"Bend it like Beckham" is tale about an 18-yr old named Jessminder "Jess" Bhamra. Jess is a Sikh girl living in the Western suburbs of London, England. Her first generation Punjabi immigrant p ...

(3 pages) 43 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Influence of Religion in "Bend it like Beckham".

it focuses on is the confrontation between two completely different religions. The movie is about a Sikh girl named Jess on her mission to fulfill one of her secretive and deepest passions, and that i ... lict between the family.Synopsis"Bend it like Beckham" is a coming-of-age tale about an 18 year old Sikh female named Jessminder "Jess" Bhamra. Jess is a Sikh female living in the Western suburbs of L ...

(4 pages) 35 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Bhagat Puran Singh: A legacy

ion has at least one important individual that has done something highly significant in this world. Sikhism, itself, has had more then 25 accomplished beings. Bhagat Puran Singh is one of the rare per ... eings. Bhagat Puran Singh is one of the rare persons that cross the Earth, but sadly not many young Sikhs know his name. From just giving moral support to saving lives, Bhagat Ji has done such good de ...

(6 pages) 19 0 4.6 Dec/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Kamagata Maru

The infamous Kamagata Maru incident is the most significant event for Sikhs in Canadian history. It was caused by both the British and Canadian governments, who at that t ... h the British and Canadian governments, who at that time were extremely racist and intolerant about Sikhs from India. The Kamagata Maru incident in India corresponds to the Indian people's struggle fo ... he British Empire. While in Canada it is a reminder of the tremendously unjust law of exclusion for Sikhs and other immigrants from India. The state of Canadian Sikhs both before and after this event ...

(8 pages) 23 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

Doublespeak

ist individuals. They have left permanent scars and inflected psychological wounds against Canada's Sikh community. These racist comments spread by this arrogant group have no place in our country, wh ...

(1 pages) 396 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Cultural Misunderstandings of Indians Among the American Community         Although East

artman).There are cultural misunderstandings and stereotypes that all East Indians are "Hindus? or "Sikhs". There are varied sub-ethnic groups of different religions with varied languages in the commu ... nsions and conflicts within the community on account of homeland political disturbances such as the Sikh movement towards an autonomous or independent state of Khalistan in India (Ellis). At an extrem ...

(8 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Identity in the Melting Pot

ir believes on other individuals. For instance in Canada, the courts have made an exception for the Sikhs (a religious minority) not to wear the mounted police uniform.In addition, there should be the ...

(4 pages) 34 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Drug Abuse among American teens

and a beard, but now with short hair and no beard. These physical characteristics were part of his Sikh religion. To be a Sikh it is not necessary to have long hair, a beard and wear traditional form ... nd wear traditional forms according to him. The needs of such differences are just to distinguish a Sikh from others. Ajai has dropped his costumes of his religion for the lack of time to maintain his ...

(5 pages) 47 0 3.7 Sep/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

A Case of Religious Freedom : Multani v. Commission Scolaire. Examines the two principle reasons for the ruling in favour of Multani.

SEQ CHAPTER \h \r 1 In November 2001, a boy who followed the Sikh faith dropped his ceremonial kirpan dagger in a Montreal school yard. The school board was cont ... argument that the kirpan is a dangerous weapon, are unreasonable.Aditionally, the principles of the Sikh faith were taken into consideration by the S.C.C., as the Sikh faith does not allow the kirpan ... h faith does not allow the kirpan to be used as a weapon, as doing so will cause ostracism from the Sikh community.� In the ruling on Peel Board of Education v. Singh , the Ontario Inquiry Boar ...

(6 pages) 4 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Indian Immigration To America

hey were called by insulting names such as "rag-heads" and treated as inferior beings. A California Sikh who came from India at that time said, "I used to go to Maryville every Saturday. One day a dru ... Hinduism, which is not true. Some immigrants were Hindus, others were Muslims, and yet others were Sikhs. They follow a religion of Sikhism, a blend of elements from Hinduism and Islam. Back in their ...

(8 pages) 58 1 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

"Bend it Like Beckham" Generation, Gender and Peer Conflict in Multicultural Society

e where she is an international soccer player like her idol David Beckham, however, her traditional Sikh parents have other plans, pushing Jess into marriage, a high paying professional career and exp ... . Jess devoted most of her time to navigating culture, trying to establish her own identity between Sikh tradition and modern views. This gives rise to many conflicts with her parents and sister. The ...

(5 pages) 44 1 5.0 May/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

19th Century European Imperialism Data Based Essay; Identify and explain the political, economic, and social causes of European imperialism in the 19th century.

lar opportunity. India, on its part suspects that Pakistan is supporting the Muslims of Kashmir and Sikh insurgency in East Punjab in their struggle against the Indian rule. While denying the Indian a ...

(12 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jan/2013

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies