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Title: Sikhism


1
Sikhism
  • By Aidan Inkster

2
Location and Origin
Started in India
Founder Guru Nanak
3
Teachings
  • The faith system is based on the teachings of
    Guru Nanak Dev and ten successive Sikh Gurus
  • Gurmat or Sikh Dharma
  • Pursuit of salvation through meditation
  • Mix of mostly Hinduism and a bit of Islam
  • All about one god

4
Prophet
  • Sikhism was in the 16th and 17th C.
  • Founder Guru Nanak 1469-1539
  • Guru Angad 1504-52
  • Guru Amardas 1552-74
  • Guru Ramdas 1574-81
  • Guru Arjan 1581-1606
  • Guru Har Gobind 1606-45
  • Guru Har Rai 1630-61
  • Guru Har Krishan 1661-64
  • Guru Teg Bahadur 1664-75
  • Guru Gobind Singh 1675-1708
  • http//www.youtube.com/watch?vupQkd1jVCtwfeature
    related
  • http//www.youtube.com/watch?vTUMd1_rnGqANR1

5
Literature
  • Guru Granth Sahib
  • 1430 pages of words actually spoken by the 10 or
    11 Gurus of Sikhism

6
Relationships with Science
  • Guru Granth Sahib (The Holy Scripture of Sikhs)
    states remarkable information about the universe,
    galaxies, stars, planets and the moons. None of
    the information written in the scripture
    contradicts with the scientific facts.
    Furthermore, nothing in Guru Granth Sahib can be
    disproved with the help of science. However,
    scientific facts support the teachings of Guru
    Granth Sahib.

7
Women
  • Low status
  • Sikh Missionaries
  • Bibi Nanaki
  • Bibi Bhani
  • Mata Sahib Kaur
  • Mata Gujri

http//www.youtube.com/watch?vrv6NkXHOzRs
8
Symbols and Artifacts
Ek Onkar One god
Khanda- Most sacred symbol
9
Holidays
  • Guru Birthdays
  • Hola Mohalla
  • Vaisakhi
  • Diwali
  • Martyrdom of Guru Tegh Bahadur(nanakshahi
    calendar)


10
Political
  • Opposed to
  • Caste System
  • Taxes from Muslim leaders in the 17th century
  • Establish a kingdom of their own northwest of
    India- ministers were Muslim and treasurers were
    Hindu, money supported mosques and mandirs(Muslim
    and Hindu), had an army of saint soldiers

11
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    2010. lthttp//www.sikhiwiki.org/index.php/GurC5A
    B_Granth_SC481hibgt.
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    1989. Print. Woelr Religions.
  • "Sikhism." Sikhiwiki. Web. 19 Oct. 2010.
    lthttp//www.sikhiwiki.org/index.php/Sikhismgt.
  • V, Jayaram. "The Ten Gurus of Sikhism."
    Hinduwebsite. Web. 19 Oct. 2010.
    lthttp//www.hinduwebsite.com/sikhism/sikhgurus.asp
    gt.
  • "Khanda." SihkiWiki. Web. 20 Oct. 2010.
    lthttp//www.sikhiwiki.org/index.php/Khandagt.
  • "Do Sikhs Believe in Creation or Evolution?" Sikh
    Philosophy Network. Web. 20 Oct. 2010.
    lthttp//www.sikhphilosophy.net/interfaith-dialogue
    s/28-do-sikhs-believe-in-creation-evolution.htmlgt.
  • "Woman in Sikhism." Web. 22 Oct. 2010.
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