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The Sikhs today

Surinder S. Jodhka

The Sikhs today

a development profile

by Surinder S. Jodhka

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Published by Indian Institute of Dalit Studies in New Delhi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementSurinder S. Jodhka
SeriesWorking paper series -- vol. 1, no. 2
ContributionsIndian Institute of Dalit Studies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS+
The Physical Object
Pagination30 p. ;
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24525826M
LC Control Number2010327317


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A Sikh Followers: K. Even still, Sikhs today do visit various gurdwaras—Sikh temples—with historical significance. The word gurdwara means “doorway to God.” A gurdwara is any place where the Sikh holy book, Guru Granth Sahib, is installed, thereby making the site itself : Irene Wayne.

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That’s the weakest point in my book: I didn’t use oral history from their descendants, either, mostly because of financial limitations. Sikhs do not believe in an afterlife that is either heaven or hell; they believe that good or bad actions in this life determine the life form into which a soul takes rebirth.

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Singh's fifth collection of essays, marking another milestone in Dr Singh's personal quest into the "mystery and reality of Sikhism." Although a Sikh by default, that is, a Sikh by birth, Dr.

Singh discovered the "possessive power" and "alluring beauty" of Sikhi late in life, embracing it with the Author: Ravinder Singh Taneja. Source: Sikhismguide. Manmohan Singh.

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Regardless of initiation status, a Sikh is to adhere to the conventions of the Sikh code of conduct from the time of Author: Sukhmandir Khalsa. Retired teacher Datin Ranjeet Kaur said her family watched the Facebook online stream of the Akhand Paath prayers today, which is a reading of the Sikh’s holy book, Guru Granth Sahib.

“The prayers usually take three days — from today till Wednesday — and for the three days, we would indulge in vegetarian meals followed by eating sweet. Sikhs around the world have been mobilizing to feed some of society's most vulnerable people during the COVID outbreaks.

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