Sikhism: A New Approach

Sikhism: A New Approach

by Pamela Draycott

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780340605554
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Educational Division
Publication date: 07/30/1996
Series: New Approach Series
Pages: 96

Table of Contents

Part 1 Sikhism - a living faith: origins
Sikhs in Britian today
Sikh movements. Part 2 The Ten Gurus: the lives and teachings of the Gurus
the importance of the Gurus within Sikhism today. Part 3 The Khalsa: background
the foundation of the Khalsa
Panj Kakke (the five Ks)
Nishan Sahib (the Sikh flag)
Amrit Sanskar (initiation into the Khalsa). Part 4 The Guru Granth Sahib: the Adi Granth
the Guru Granth Sahib
Gurmukhi script
extracts from the Guru Granth Sahib
the Dasam Granth. Part 5 Beliefs and values: one god
human life and destiny
service to others
equality
beliefs and values in everyday life
attitudes towards some moral issues
social and political action. Part 6 Worship: the Gurdwara
Diwan
private devotions. Part 7 Festivals and pilgrimage: Gurpurbs
Melas
pilgrimage
some special places. Part 8 Ceremonies: birth
the Amirt Sanskar
marriage
death.

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