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    Sikhism Research Paper

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    the 10 Sikh Masters, which are all embodied in the 11th and final master, which is the Shri Guru Granth Sahib Ji (SGGS) the word("What are the," 2014) . Christianity (from the Ancient Greek word Christos) meaning the “the anointed one” is an Abrahamic, monotheistic religion based on the life and oral teachings of Jesus of Nazareth as presented in the New Testament("Sikhism and christianity:," 2008) . Moreover,…

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    Sikhism In South Asia

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    Moreover, the Sikh movement developed inside South Asia; whereas, Islam came from outside South Asia. The first Muslims came to South Asia as merchants and with time as a political power. On the other hand, Sufi mystic combined elements of Hinduism with other elements of Islam developed in Iran and central Asia. Whereas, Sikhism rejects Hindus traditions such as food taboos, and Brahamanism. Sikhs do not believe in the power of Brahamanists. Sikhism is not supposed to be about us, it is supposed…

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    Research Paper On Sikhism

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    Sikhism. Established in the fifteenth century in the Punjab region of India, Sikhism holds the principle that all people are children of God, regardless of caste, status, or history. The founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak Dev, aimed to use Sikhism to emphasize “a casteless society in which there will be mutual coexistence and cooperation” (Singh, 2008, p. 35) and defined Sikh to mean “disciple” (Singh, 2008). Sikhs believe in the formless concept of God and suggest that the best way to salvation is…

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    Sikhism Ethical Issues

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    This deficit of women has resulted in a bride trafficking practice where women from villages are bought and sometimes kidnapped to be sold as brides to men. In regions like Punjab, the sex ratio is so skewed towards men that wives are often shared between brothers or cousins. In 1994, the Indian government implemented Prenatal Diagnostic Techniques Act, which only allows pre-conception tests to identify a deformity in the fetus. Although this law still continues to be broken, women’s rights…

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    The Beatles Impact Essay

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    This frenzy overtook the media as the latest pop culture craze. Many of the young Beatles fans soon learned about the teachings of this type of meditation and what it had to offer. The Fab Four were quick to be pinned by the media as “The Beatles’ Guru.” While other stars looked into psychedelics and LSD to “open the doors to higher powers,” Harrison turned to meditation, spiritual literature and looked up to Ravi Shankar for guidance. Goldberg has estimated that during the 70s, the Beatles…

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    Kumare Documentary I found the Kumare documentary very entertaining and enlightening to watch. The clear message that everything each of us needs can be found inside of us was demonstrated in the ways that many of Kumare 's followers were able to improve and change their lives in spite of the fact that Kumare was not truly a guru or spiritual leader at the beginning. I also felt that Kumare learned as much from the process as his students did. While Vikram went into the process not believing…

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    It is a festival put in place to give thanks, honour and praise to one’s teacher, guru, or mentor. These mentors show someone the way into the “light of knowledge” (Pattni, B. N., Joshi D., 2013). The term guru is split into two parts: “gu” meaning darkness and “ru” meaning the remedy or “antidote” to darkness (Pattni, B. N., Joshi D., 2013). This festival is not only to give thanks and reverence to a spiritual guru, but as well to a school teacher, etc. In several cities of India, Guru Poornima…

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    Indira Gandhi Influence

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    Indira Gandhi was a prominent stateswoman, a key player in the Indian National Congress Party, and the first and only female Prime Minister of India. She was Prime Minister Jawaharal Nehru’s only child, born on November 19, 1917 (Wolpert). At twelve, she became involved in politics by protesting the British Raj. It was during this time that Indira met future husband, Feroze Gandhi (Dommermuth-Costa 33). Later, as her father grew older, Indira Gandhi stepped in as his personal assistant.…

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    Sikhism Research Paper

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    that was founded in 1496 by Guru Nanak Dev Ji in Punjab, a state in India. It is a monotheistic religion that is based on Hinduism and Islam, however, it is a distinct religion with a unique path to liberation. Sikhism is the fifth largest religion in the world with around 20 million followers. The foundation of the religion is based on the teachings of the ten Gurus, who were spiritual mentors and teachers. The Sikh religion is one that moves me the most out of all of the religions, and I find…

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    The Beliefs Of Sikhism

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    The fundamental beliefs of Sikhism, articulated in the sacred scripture Guru Granth Sahib, include faith and meditation on the name of the one creator, unity and equality of all humankind, engaging in selfless service, striving for social justice for the benefit and prosperity of all, and honest conduct and livelihood while living a householder's life.Being one of the youngest amongst the major world religions, with 25-28 million adherents worldwide, Sikhism is the ninth-largest religion in the…

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