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Sikhism

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Sikhism the doctrines of a monotheistic religion founded in northern India in the 16th century by Guru Nanak and combining elements of Hinduism and Islam
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Sikhism The religious system and practices of the Sikhs, as taught in the Sikh Scriptures, the “Adi-Granth,” compiled by the immediate successors of Nanak, then: founder. The system embodies an attempt to combine the leading doctrines of Brahmanism and Mohammedanism.
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In news:

The founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak, was born 543 years ago Wednesday and his religious followers in India celebrated the holiday with fireworks, prayers and holy baths.
Singh is eager to describe the principles and beliefs of Sikhism, which he describes as both a religion and a way of life.
Members of the Oak Creek Sikh temple were among the guests at a White House event honoring the founder of Sikhism.
Members of the Oak Creek Sikh (seek) temple were among the guests at a White House event honoring the founder of Sikhism.
The founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak, was born 543 years ago Wednesday and his religious followers in India celebrated the holiday with fireworks, prayers and holy baths.
Sikhism, a major religion with about 25 million adherents worldwide, remains little known and widely misunderstood in the United States, where turban-wearing Sikh men are often mistaken for Muslims.
Here are some facts about Sikhs and Sikhism, the religion that they practice.
(CNN) – Sikhism, the world's fifth most popular religion, is a monotheistic faith that believes in equality and service to others, Sikh officials say.
Now, as the Sikh community mourns the lives lost in the incident, The Issaquah Press is seeking local Sikhs to discuss Sikhism and the tragedy's impact.
But in Sikhism, you're required to have it...
Days after a gunman opened fire on a Sikh temple in Wisconsin, New York City's Sikh community say they will open the doors of their temples and cultural centers to anyone who wants to learn more about Sikhism.
In their long struggle for equality, India's dalits, or " untouchables, " have often exchanged their Hinduism for Islam, Christianity, Sikhism or Buddhism, believing that they will better their lives by doing so.
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