Common Questions About Sikhism

Contemporary Issues: æ What do Sikhs think about terrorism and events like 9/11? Sikhs are against terrorism. Instead, Sikhs are commanded to defend the innocent and fight against oppression.


The Westerner cannot resolve these apparently contradictory statements but Sikhs seem to have no difficulty in doing so. God is said by them to be both the creator and the created, the fisherman and the fish, the water and the net.

Bhai Vir Singh "Sundri"

Forword Sundri is the first Punjabi novel which comes from the pen of Bhai Vir Singh. It was conceived during the time period when it was imperative to boost the morale of the Sikhs after the downfall and subsequent annexation of the kingdom of Punjab.

The Sikh Turban:

Laurie Goodskin, American Sikhs Contend They Have Become a Focus of Profiling at Airports , N.Y. T IMES , Nov. 10, 2001, at B6 ("Sikh travelers say that since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks they have been singled out for questioning by the police and security workers at 3

Core Sikh Beliefs

Distributed by: This publication is produced by the Sikh Coalition. The Sikh Coalition seeks to safeguard the civil and human rights of all people as well as to protect the Sikh identity and communicate the collective interests of Sikhs to civil society.

Who are the Sikhs 2(SMART)

The word Sikh means disciple or student. Sikhs are students and followers of Guru Nanak (b. 1469), the founder of the Sikh religious tradition, and the nine prophet-teachers—called Gurus —who succeeded him.

How and why do Sikhs celebrate Vaisakhi?

For more information on the Sikh faith see How and why do Sikhs celebrate Vaisakhi? Aim: to understand the importance of Vaisakhi for Sikhs Task One: copy date, title and aim Task Two: Look at the picture below and write 3 questions you would like to know about it, and then ...

The Guru Granth Sahib

Sikhs who read, sing, or listen regularly to Gurbani find such an occupation blissful. Gurbani explains God and His virtues as the Generator, Operator and Destroyer of the universe.

Health Care Providers' Handbook on Sikh Patients

Foods suitable for vegetarian Sikhs Some Sikhs follow a strict vegetarian diet. The following table outlines foods which are suitable for vegetarian Sikhs, as well as many common non-vegetarian additives and ingredients that may be found in these foods.

The Sikhs

1 The Sikhs Their Beliefs and Practices by Johan D.Tangelder. Canada is a nation of immigrants - either immigrants or descendants of immigrants. But recent arrivals to its shores are no longer from European nations but from Africa and Asia.

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