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    Sikh Religion

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    The movie that I chose to do this report on is titled, ‘Bend it Like Beckham.’ It is about a Sikh girl who is being raised in England. This girl is confronted with a lot of issues pertaining to her culture and religion and how these both clash with the culture of England. She wants to do things that her fellow colleagues are doing, but is not allowed due to her parent’s strict respect of their religion. In the following pages, I will first explain the significance of the man on the wall in the picture

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    Sikh Religion

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    about my Religion, Cultural, Tradition and my land Punjab. I didn't mean or think of criticizing other peoples from other religions or cultural. If you did find any mistake, than please point out my mistake to me so that I can be able to understand it and made it correct. There is no copyright, feel free to copy or share it with others. Who is Sikh? Introduction: In today’s world every Sikh person faces lots of trouble on both sides West and East world. Whenever a person talking about Sikh religion

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    Sikh Religion

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    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, 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 Living Guru, Sri Guru Granth Sahib. Who and What is a Sikh? The word 'Sikh' in the Punjabi language means 'disciple', Sikhs are the disciples

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    Sikh Rahit Marayada: Religion Analysis

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    Sikhism is the world's fifth largest religion. Sikhism is one of the younger faiths of the world, as compared with religions like Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity or Islam. It is a monotheistic faith, preaching the existence of only one God, and teaching ideals that may be universally accepted today and in the future: honesty, 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

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    History of Punjab: State of Sikh Religion Punjab, state in northwestern India,bordered on the north by Jammu and Kashmir state and Himachal Pradesh state, on the east and south by Haryana state, on the south and southwest by Rajasthan state, and on the west by Pakistan. Punjab state lies between the great systems of the Indus and Ganges river. Punjab had a population of 20,281,969. Chandîgarh is the state capital. The population of Punjab consists mainly of Punjabis, Jats, and Rajputs. The

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    Sikh struggles in India and U.S.

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    Sikh struggles in India and U.S. John from the Sikh religion kills Peter, a government official. David, another government official, kills Paul for being a Sikh. John is convicted but David is not. What about when an Indian comes to the U.S.? Indians have changed their cultural traditions so that their family can be accepted and their kids are not made fun of for being "different." These fictional names and situation has occurred to the Sikh religion. It has gone through political issues in

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    A Cultural Encounter

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    an Indian with very long hair, 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 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 hair and beard and the need to keep explaining why he is different from others.

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    Sikh Pride

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    have uncut hair. My parents stopped the car and they told me everything about my religion and why we don’t cut our hair. My parents told me that a saint named Guru Gobind Singh Ji first formed the Sikh religion. God told him that he was to make a new religion, a religion, in which the members have uncut hair.Now as I look back at what my parents told me; I understand that the Khalsa was founded not only to have a religion where nothing that god gave to us was changed. People weren’t supposed to cut

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    Sikhism Essay

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    Muslims are also tortured because of the religion they belong to. People should not insult other people without even knowing about their background. People should try to get to know about other person’s background before coming into any conclusion, he might be the best person they have ever met. The U.S. should abolish the practice of practice of profiling based on appearance at government office, schools, private offices etc. Sikhism is the 5th largest religion in the world, but many people don’t know

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    Sikh Issues in a Post 9/11 World

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    Sikh Issues in a Post 9/11 World The Muslim Sikh community in the United States have been facing violence and discrimination against their people increasingly since 9/11. FBI: Dramatic Spike in Hate Crimes Targeting Muslims. (2012) . Retrieved from http://www.splcenter.org/get-informed/intelligence-report/browse-all-issues/2012/spring/fbi-dramatic-spike-in-hate-crimes-targetin. According to the FBI, Anti-Muslim has soared by 50% in 2010 since the September 11th attacks. The groups of people who

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    Sikh Teaching on Wealth and Poverty Thedefinition of wealth is a large amount of money and valuable material possessions or the state of being rich. The definition of poverty is the condition of being without adequate food or money. Sikhs believe in Kirat Karna. This is to earn a living by honest means. Kirat Karna places on Sikhs obligation to earn a living by honest means. Sikhs believe that work is an essential, both for the good of the individual's family and for society in general

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    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 her husband are more “Americanized” in how they practice their religion. But she does hold

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    Sikh Americans And 9/11

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    Even though Sikh Americans have experienced a heightened amount of animosity, it is quite a warm feeling when communities and groups gather to support victims of hate crimes as stated in this excerpt, "It has happened before in New Jersey. But this time, an act of hateful vandalism has drawn an avalanche of support for a victimized Hindu family, highlighting the growth of networks aiming to assist South Asian-American victims of bias crimes. The family of five arrived home in Wayne last Saturday

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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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    Naming Ceremony In Sikhism

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    is the fifth largest religion in the world and its adherents believe there are certain ceremonies that pertain to merging with “god.” The naming ceremony, Nam Karan, is one such ceremony that Sikhs observe. Every Sikh is required to start any function, project, ceremony, or any other opening in life by performing Ardas (Sikh prayer).” (Birth and Naming of Child) In America, names are decided solely by the parents but it is completely different in the Sikh culture. In the Sikh culture, the Nam Karan

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    Sikhism: An Introduction to a New Religion and Culture Throughout the past several years and as a member of a very small religious group, I have made a point to study world religions and their corresponding cultural groups. As such, I feel that I have a decent grasp on the basics of the major world religions -- at least from an outsider’s viewpoint. However, one group I feel I have the least amount of knowledge on is the Sikhs. The tidbits of information I have picked up over the years regarding

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    Sikh Identity

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    doctrines. Sikhism, one of the most scientific and modern religions in the world, is the fifth largest religion. One distinctive characteristic of the Sikh religious practice in comparison to other faiths is the vibrant Sikh identity, which is culturally, spiritually, and visually, able to be noticeable within the crowd. Sikhism has become principally and identifiably a way of appearance, which is the decisive threshold between being a “Sikh” or not, between being someone and being anyone. A Sikh’s

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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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    of Sikhs being targets of anti-Muslim hate crimes 15 years post September 11th. Basu interviews victims who tell their stories of constantly living in fear—these families, primarily the Sikh men, are constantly targeted, harassed, and brutally murdered. As a commitment to their faith, Sikh men wear turbans and grow long beards. Many Americans, however, mistake them for Muslims based of their physical appearance. Sikhism, a monotheistic religion founded in Punjab is the fifth largest religion in the

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    Sikhism is a religion that was founded in India by Guru Nanak around 1500 B.C. Since then, it has grown in numbers and has become a widely known world religion. In fact, the main place of worship and the holiest shrine in the Sikhism faith, the Golden Temple was just visited by the Prime Minister of Canada, Stephen Harper, in early November, 2009. This paper was written to give you a better idea of the presence and practices of Sikhism in Canada. It will also introduce you to the controversies they

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