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    Sikh Marriage Introduction Expect among some westernised subgroups in the larger Indian cities social mixing between the sexes is restricted, even in co-educational schools. Also, the joint or extended family system is still the Indian norm. It is in this context, which can only be referred to in passing in this piece of coursework, that Sikh marriage must be understood. Marriage, traditionally, is not a private matter between two persons. Through the couple two families become closely

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    A Sikh Marriage

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    A Sikh Marriage Assisted marriage rather than arranged marriage is the phrase Sikhs would prefer to describe the procedure of choosing a husband or a wife. The family assists in finding a partner. Suitability should have as its criteria virtuous qualities, temperament and age. Social status, economic position and caste considerations also play an important role. On the morning of the wedding day the groom's sister-in-law and other female relatives go to a Gurduwara to fill an earthen

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    knowledge on is the Sikhs. The tidbits of information I have picked up over the years regarding this group has always been interesting to me, but I felt that this would be an ideal opportunity to increase my knowledge and understanding of this small religious group. There are approximately 27-30 million Sikhs worldwide, making it the fifth largest religion in the world (O’Brien, 2012). From this population, approximately 63% of all Sikhs live in India. The majority of the Sikhs living in India come

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    decades without end, members of the Sikh faith have suffered countless injustices at the hands of their fellow countrymen. The Sikh religion was started in India during the fifteenth century by the first guru Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji. The Sikh were a peace loving people who spread messages of freedom and equality. They even went as far as too risk their lives to help out other religions. Despite all this in the past century the decedents of the very people the Sikhs sacrificed and continue to sacrifice

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    The Sikh religion originated in Pakistan in 1499, founded by Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji. Sikhism believes in one God, and the goodness of the human soul, and while it takes concepts from both Hinduism and the Muslim religion, it is an entirely unique religion. World-wide, the Sikh religion has over twenty-two million followers, and is considered the fifth largest religion in the world. North America is experiencing an increase in citizens of Sikh religion and this means that healthcare providers have

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    Symbols Of Sikhism

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    Practices (5k Symbols of Sikhs) There is five symbol of Sikhism , where it shows the true identity of a sikh, and how faith is shown spiritually , the great power of faith in them, Most Sikh Follow the rite of the khalsa , 5 ks are the 5 items a Sikh individual must have , by the the guru Gobind Singh (The first K’s is Kara) The Kara is a bangle that is made out of iron , or steel , it is to be worn on the right wrist, the steel represent the strength and also the symbol of unity and eternity

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    discrimination was tearing off the social set up and brotherhood. The womanhood was brutally subjugated. Health, wealth and honour, all had become defenseless. Such was the predicament at the advent of Guru Nanak, the first Supreme preceptor of the Sikh Religion. He was born in the house of a revenue official, Mehta Kalu, in the year 1469 at Talwandi, in District Sheikhupura (now in Pakistan). Nearly first thirty years of his life Guru Nanak minutely studied and experienced himself with all

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    Evie Nichols 9y3 Can Sikhism continue to exist without the Guru Granth Sahib? The Guru Granth Sahib is the sovereign active living Guru of the Sikhs. It is a voluminous text, with 1430 pages, compiled and composed during the period of Sikh gurus, from 1469 to 1708. A collection of 5,894 hymns and 1430 pages, the Guru Granth Sahib describes the qualities of God and why you should meditate on God’s name. The hymns are arranged into 31 ragas (musical groupings). Each copy of the Guru Granth Sahib

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    victorious. ********** Le Griffin writes that: "Maharaja Ranjit Singh ruled his kingdom exactly according to the Sikh way of life and Sikhism considers everyone as friends and talks about the welfare of all irrespective of caste and creed." ********** The spirit of Gurbani couplet, "The one Lord is the Father of all and we are the children of the one Lord rules supreme in every Sikh heart." Charles Hugal, writes in his book, "Travels in Kashmir and Punjab", that, "probably no person in the world

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    devices both personally and professionally so that they can fulfill the spirit meaning of I Corinthians 9: 22. Sikh, Tao and Catholic (Filipino) are based on strong spiritual relationships. When they are right spiritually then their life is in balance and they are better able to serve those around them. Jen L. has been a Social Worker for twenty years. She is married with 2 children and is a Sikh. Though she was born here in the United States her family was from the Punjab region of India and she and

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    followers mostly in the Punjab (India & Pakistan) area, though Sikhs are found around the world. Sikhs believe in one god and consider spiritual and secular life to be interconnected. Both Catholics and Sikhs only believe in one god, though have different beliefs in that one god. Christianity and Sikhism are two completely different religions with their own set of beliefs, though when looked at closer, share many similarities. Catholics and Sikhs only believe in one god, have creators who at birth were

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    been at the Sikh Spiritual Centre, which is a temple at which mostly Sikh people come to pray and worship their god. Although the usual attendees at this temple are individuals of the Sikh community, people from various backgrounds and cultures are always welcomed. This place has held many events which have involved the participation of many political figures, and that is why it was an ideal location at where I decided I would serve my hour since it is so involved. By working at the Sikh spiritual

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    about Sikhism. Many people mistake Sikhs for terrorists due to their turbans. Sikhism is a monotheistic religion originating from Punjab, India. Sikhs do not cut their hair, and proudly wear turban as part of their religious and cultural heritage. It’s been about 13 years since 9/11 attack happened, but its affects can still be seen in modern USA. There are still many cases reported every year of killing of innocent people that are mistaken as terrorists. The Sikh Coalition, the group created after

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    Bombing of Air India Flight 182: Final report, 2010). A second bomb at Tokyo’s Narita Airport killed two baggage handlers that were unloading luggage from a Canadian Pacific Airlines flight, the baggage was also prepared to be on the Air India flight. Sikh terrorists were responsible for planting the two bombs. In total 331 people were killed (CIIBAIF 182, 2010). This review of the inquiry of Air India Flight 182: A Canadian Tragedy will examine the numerous objectives of the inquiry. The review will

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    A trip to India comes with plenty of unexpected experiences where people love to believe in god, have a harmony even though they are scattered in different religion and a delight of natural cooking with plenty of flavors and spices mostly discovered by the culture itself and adapted by the nearby traditions. Holidays in Punjab is one of the most optimum way to witness all of it at once place and if you are looking for some thriving and captivating holidays, Amritsar would be the best choice so far

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    a need to destroy the oppressive, Economic, Social, Legal and Racial limits thrust upon the Indian immigrants in the early 20th century North American West Coast. In the early 1900s, a few thousand South Asian pioneers, around 95% of them Punjabi Sikhs, voyaged mainly to British Columbia and California to seek economic opportunity. Over there they met with an inability to own land, were confined to all male labour gangs, denied justice and inaccurately categorized into an inferior and immutable ethnic

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    is it important? Explain. The Golden Temple, also known as the temple of God, is considered the spiritual home of Sikhism. The reason the temple became so lavish, gold and marble interior and exterior, is because of the increase affluence of the Sikhs during the Golden Age for this religion. This temple was designed to reflect the principles of Sikhism, where the lowest of creation could come to the house of God; therefore, it is way the temple was built at such a low level compared to most temples

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    are compassion, equality and honesty. Sikhism can be found in the region of India but it has a large population in Canada. Sikh means disciple in Punjabi. This religion believes that the Guru Granth Sahib teaches that there is one God. The religion Sikhism is known as everyone has access to God, to become closer to God is to be of service to our fellow human beings. Sikhs believe they have a duty to help the poor and the oppressed. Sharing with the needy was one of the three principles taught

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    the operat... ... middle of paper ... ...ti, Kaur S. The History of Sikh Dharma of the Western Hemisphere. Sikh Darma International, 1995. [15] Mahmood, Cynthia K. Disappearances, Cremations and the Absence of Bones. June 1999. [16] Mahmood, Cynthia K. Fighting for Faith and Nation: Dialogues With Sikh Militants. Pennsylvania: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1996. Pages 61-62. [17] Pettigrew, Joyce. The Sikhs of the Punjab: Unheard Voices of State and Guerrilla Violence. London:

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    Gurdwara is the Sikh place of worship. Gurdwara means 'the Guru's door' or that it is God's house. It also shows that people are welcome there. However, the Gurdwara is a community centre as well and many events take place there, such as Punjabi lessons for young people. Outside the Gurdwara building, there is a flag called the Nishan Sahib. It is orange with the Sikh symbol on it. This shows that it is a Sikh place of worship and that they aren't afraid to show that they are Sikhs and they are

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