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Western image of the Sikh religion

Western image of the Sikh religion

a source book

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Published by National Book Organisation in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sikhism.

  • About the Edition

    Collection of writings by Western authors; covers the period 1780-1914.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Darshan Singh.
    ContributionsDarshan Singh, 1950-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL2018 .W47 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 417 p. ;
    Number of Pages417
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL156174M
    ISBN 108185135975
    LC Control Number99931604

    A way of life and philosophy well ahead of its time when it was founded over 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, and social justice. Sikh Religion History The Sikh religion was founded by Guru Nanak, who was born in CE in the village of Talwandi, now called 'Nankana Sahib' near Lahore (Pakistan). Right from his childhood his keen mind would not accept all the groundless rituals, superstitions and dogmas which passed for religion in .

    In our time one of the principal agencies for the preservation of the Sikh religion has been the practice of military officers commanding Sikh regiments to send Sikh recruits to receive baptism according to the rites prescribed by Guru Gobind Singh, and endeavour to preserve them in their subsequent career from the contagion of idolatry. Sikhism is one of the world’s youngest religions being founded just over years ago. Despite being so young, it is the fifth largest religion in the world with over 20 million followers. Sikhism is not derived from any other religion. The word 'Sikh' in the Punjabi language means 'disciple', Sikhs are the disciples of God who follow the.

      Sikhism at a glance. What: Sikhism is a monotheistic religion. It is the fifth largest organized religion in the world. Number of followers estimated between million. Founded: In the 16th century in the Indian region of Punjab. Some sources says Sikhism was founded in the 15th century, but they use the date of the founder’s birth.


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Get this from a library. Western image Western image of the Sikh religion book the Sikh religion: a source book. [Darshan Singh;] -- Collection of writings by Western authors; covers the period Books shelved as sikhism: Sikhism: A Very Short Introduction by Eleanor Nesbitt, A History of the Sikhs: Volume 1: by Khushwant Singh, The Reli.

Darshan Singh. Western Image of the Sikh Religion: A Source Book. New Delhi: NBO, A collection of accounts by westerners ranging from those in the late s to Remarks on early Sikh identity can be found.

Fox, Richard G. Lions of the Punjab: Culture in. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Darshan Singh, Western perspective on the Sikh religion. New Delhi: Sehgal Publishers Service, Singh Brothers is a prominent company engaged in the publication and distribution of Sikh Books and Punjabi Literature Books.

Visit today for any type of sikh books or books on sikhism. Sikh Book Club (18) Bhai Pinderpal Singh (17) Daljeet Singh (17) Giani Gian Singh Ji (16) Dr. Kirpal Singh (15) Giani Maan Singh Jhaur (15) Harbans Singh (15) Joginder Singh (15) Kartar Singh (15) Randhir Singh (15) Bhai Gulab Singh (14) Bhai Guriqbal Singh (14).

Macauliffe, “The Rise of Amritsar and the Alterations of the Sikh Religion” ().Western Image of the Sikh Religion, ed.

Darshan Singh, Google ScholarAuthor: Bob van der Linden. Theology. W H McLeod, called the most influential modern era historian of Sikhism by Tony Ballantyne, has criticized Sikh texts such as the hagiographic Janamsakhis of the Sikh gurus.

These texts are cherished and popular among the Sikhs but they are not factual. These are inventions of myths and miracles that are highly inconsistent. They distort reality with claims such as "Nanak as a boy.

Two centuries of Western Writings on Sikhism form an independent tradition of interpretation and a distinct perspective. The present study seeks to elaborate and explore the nature of the Western perspective on the Sikh religion, focusing on its distinctive features.

It aims at bringing out the contribution of the western writers to the understanding of the Sikh tradition and faith. ‘Western Image of the Sikh Religion, A Source Book, edited by Darshan Singh, Pa.

Macauliffe Author of 'The Sikh Religion' - Introduction - Prologue - Test of Faith. Sikh Spirituality & Mysticism Nanak, the founder of the Sikh religion, and the man who became its first Guru, was born in A.D.

by the western calendar. After having won many followers through preaching a message of love and understanding, (and of criticism for the blind following of rituals as then seemed commonplace amongst religious.

A Sikh is any person whose faith consists of belief in One God, the ten Sikh Gurus, the Guru Granth Sahib(holy Book) and other scriptures and teachings of the Sikh Gurus. Additionally, he or she must believe in the necessity and importance of `Amrit’, the Sikh baptism. There is only One God.

He is the same God for all people of all religions. SIKH SACRED MUSIC, EMPIRE AND WORLD MUSIC. In Western image of the Sikh religion: A source book, ed. Darshan Singh In Western image of the Author: Bob Van Der Linden.

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About the Sikh Temple (Gurdwara) and it's protocols. Historical Sikh shrines - 5 Takhts & Golden Temple. Who and what is a Khalsa (Baptized Sikh), Khalsa initiation, physical articles of faith and code of conduct.

What is the Rehat Maryada (Official Sikh Code of Conduct). Complete contents of. Judaism is regarded as a True religion but incomplete (without Gospel, and Messiah) Islam is regarded as a false religion, Christianity does not accept the Qur'an as true. All faiths will get what they work towards.

Sikhism does not condemn others to Hell or say if you are not Sikh you are eternally damned. The Sikhs, a colorful and controversial people about whom little is generally known, have been the subject of much hypothetical speculation.

Their non-conformist behavior, except to their own traditions, and their fierce independence, even to demanding autonomy, have recently attracted world-wide attention. Hew McLeod, internationally known scholar of Sikh studies, provides a just and accurate.

SIKH EXEGESIS: PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTUS Dr. Gurnek Singh, Head Encyclopedia of Sikhism, Punjabi University, Patiala.

The term exegesis is of great eminence in world scriptural interpretation, especially in sikh tradition. The religion in. Translation of the Sikh Religion Holy Scriptures The Guru Granth Sahib, or Adi Granth, is the religious Scriptures of Sikhism.

It is a voluminous text of pages, compiled and composed during the period of Sikh Gurus, from AD to AD/5(22). Fascinating facts about Sikhism. I never knew the wonderful details of Sikhism till the time I got married to the one who despite being an atheist, was a great admirer of this monotheistic religion.

Sikhism is a progressive religion; it was well ahead of its time even when it. Let your conscious mind be attached with the Formless God, and take care of these children.

When you remember me, I shall come back." The grand palace of martyrs of Sikh religion has its 16 Philosophy of Sikh Religion foundation laid by Guru Nanak with his self renunciation and spirit of service without expectations of reward.In OctoberIndira Gandhi was assassinated by two of her Sikh bodyguards.

Four days of anti-Sikh rioting followed in India. The government said more than 2, people, mostly Sikhs, were killed, while newspapers and human-rights groups put the death toll betw “Sikh World History.” BBC News.Guru Arjan Sahib, the fifth Sikh guru, was so close to Sain Mian Mir, a prominent Sufi from Lahore, that Guru Arjan Sahib invited him to lay the foundation stone for Darbar Sahib of Amritsar, the.