Essays Tagged: "Sikhism"


in Punjab. They boardedthe train and killed forty-seven innocent people,("Forty-seven Killed" A1). Sikhism has changed from thetime of Guru Nanak, where it was a peaceful, inward religionto the prese ...

(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)

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 ... to achieve that, and without me the country may suffer then I have no reason to decline as my faith Sikhism does not promote the idea of "absolute pacifism". More to the point, what my faith does prom ...

(8 pages) 93 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues


In this essay I will outline Sikhism and briefly describe the ethics of Sikhism, teachers and interpreters of Sikhism and faith a ... and culture within the religion. The followers of the religion are called Sikhs, meaning diciples. Sikhism is an intriguing and interesting religion consisting of many different believes and aspects ... some important beliefs injected from other religions, its most influential beliefs are original to Sikhism. There are many differing factors separating Sikhism from religions such as Christianity, Hi ...

(1 pages) 60 1 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Sikhism: Ik Onkaar-There Is Only One God

Sikhism is the world's fifth largest religion. Sikhism is one of the younger faiths of the world, as ... esty, compassion, humility, piety, social commitment, and most of all tolerance for other religions.Sikhism is free from any claims and dogmas. To attain salvation, Sikhism rejects all rites, rituals, ... the teachings of the Gurus in their entirety. A person who does not follow all the requirements of Sikhism is not considered a Sikh and may be excommunicated from Sikh society.I was going through som ...

(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

Mann, Gurinder Singh. Sikhism. (New Jersey: Prentice Hall. 2003). This book combines more recent research in the ar ... would recommend this book to those interested in world religions.Kalsi, Sewa Singh. Simple Guide to Sikhism. (New York: Paul Norbury. 1999). This book provides the reader with an informed and u ... Paul Norbury. 1999). This book provides the reader with an informed and unbiased overview of Sikhism. The book describes Sikhism's meanings and myths; it also talks about the practices, rituals ...

(2 pages) 54 0 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

To what extent should the government protect minority rights?

the majority of Canadian citizens safety, interests and welfare are Francophones, religious groups (Sikhism in particular) and homosexuals. Due to the Francophones rough history (FLQ crisis, separatis ... heir way to make promises to Quebec in hopes of preventing separation threats again. Religions such Sikhism have traditions that include carrying ceremonial daggers called "Kirpans" , however it is in ...

(4 pages) 61 0 3.6 Oct/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights


ed over 500 years ago, The Sikh religion today has a following of over 20 million people worldwide. Sikhism preaches a message of devotion and remembrance of God at all times, truthful living, equalit ... truthful living, equality of mankind, social justice and denounces superstitions and blind rituals. Sikhism is open to all through the teachings of its 10 Gurus enshrined in the Sikh Holy Book and Liv ...

(4 pages) 57 1 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Explain why you might think observing visible religious activity can help you to understand what part religion plays in a community?

e communities we live in. The six major world religions are Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Judaism, Sikhism and Hinduism, each is very different whilst at the same time very similar. Each of these gro ...

(4 pages) 81 0 1.0 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


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 ... must be clear and accurate5. The conclusion of an akhand path end in the early morningWhat does the Sikhism do during the Gurpurbs?1. On this day the Granth Sahib is carried in procession throughout t ...

(1 pages) 17 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Sikhism: Structures and Functions of the Gurdwara

be doing there. Therefore, I was really fascinated that I wanted to go in depth to learn more about Sikhism and to gain a better understanding.For Sikhs, the Guru Granth Sahib is the living spirit of ... ical ritual. It needs to be given up by those who happen to practice it out of ignorance.Therefore, Sikhism is the youngest religion but has been rapidly growing for many years. The Guruwara is the ho ...

(12 pages) 39 0 4.5 Jul/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


Sikhism (meaning learner and discipline) is an Indian religion that originated in the Punjab, northw ... nd Singh, was the last Guru, he proclaimed that after him that all Sikhs would use the holy book of Sikhism, Guru Granth Sahib. His picture below.Their belief is that there is only one God; they feel ... Sikh Diaspora.Gurdwara is a Sikh's place of worship. Sikh's do not worship holy sites according to Sikhism, God is everywhere at all times and is not in any certain place. Sikhism preaches a message ...

(9 pages) 52 0 4.3 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

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 ...

(6 pages) 19 0 4.6 Dec/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Hinduism and their beliefs

ions world wide is Hindu. There are other religions present in India such as Jainism, Buddhism, and Sikhism. (Fisher, 2005)The name Hinduism came from people living in the area of the Indus River and ...

(3 pages) 126 0 4.5 Jan/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

The Sikhs

n Punjab. They boarded the train and killed forty-seven innocent people, ("Forty-seven Killed" A1). Sikhism has changed from the time of Guru Nanak, where it was a peaceful, inward religion to the pre ...

(5 pages) 751 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Sikhism Interest Studies Project - Year Twelve

What are the origins of Sikhism and how has it developed? 11465382 Sikhism, in terms of beliefs, has its basic origins in Hi ... aneously 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 Studies Project ... influenced its inception 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 G ...

(5 pages) 13 0 3.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


da- symbol (a two edged sword) and it symbioses Gods concern for truth and justice.The followers of Sikhism are called Sikhs.Founded about 500 years ago.Began when Hindus and Muslims were living toget ... brotherhood of all Sikhs known as the Khalsa.At the Amrit festival (1699) he gave a big talk about Sikhism and basically said "who is prepared to die for our faith" which basically means who will def ...

(3 pages) 29 3 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Doing Business between India and US

tant role in the people's life. Indian has several religions such as Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Sikhism, Buddhism, Jainism, but the most common religion practiced by most of the population is Hind ...

(16 pages) 93 0 3.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges


t: Who Started It?Word Count: 892Due Date: Week 1 WednesdayFounder Details and Childhood ExperiencesSikhism was founded in the 16th Century in the Punjab district. It was founded by Guru Nanak and the ... anak and the nine Gurus who helped shape his teachings. 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 Ap ...

(4 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith