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Sikhism
15th century AD, uses ideas from Hinduism & Islam
Alcohol
No alcohol.
Caste system
No caste system!
Granth Sahib
Sacred text with hymns, rituals and stories about moral conduct.
Hair custom
Sikhs do not cut hair on heads or faces.
Military tradition
Many Sikhs are in Indian army.
Monotheistic
Belief in one god.
Nanak
Hindu religious teacher that founded Sikhism.
Sought to reconcile Hindus & Moslems.

Called Guru (Great Teacher)
Punjab
Area where most Sikhs live.
Punjabi
Sikh language.
Reincarnation
There is belief in reincarnation.
Tobacco
No tobacco.
Taoism
a Philosophy: Do what is natural, don’t interfere with nature, don’t live by the man-made
From China
Government Ideal
Few controls on people, allowing them to live in harmony with natural world.
Laozi “old master”
Founder of Taoism
Material Things
Not important.
Non-action
Emphasis on letting things occur ‘naturally’.
Tao
The source of life.
Can be merged with by intuitive, emotional method.
Tao de Ching
Central book of Taoism.

“The Way & Its Power”
Taoist Ideal
Simplicity
Taoist Goal
Self-knowledge & contentment.
Taoist Lifestyle
Not living by man-made social & governmental rules.