Guru Granth Sahib

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  • Importance Of Festivals In Amritsar

    very popular festival in the city of Amritsar. The prime attraction of this occasion of Basant Panchami is the fair at chheharta sahib Gurudwara of Amritsar. Basant Panchami sometimes referred to as Saraswati puja or the festival of kites The Goddess Saraswati is worshipped and the day treated by celebrants as Sarawati’s birthday Vasant panchami is celebrated every year…

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  • Nirguna Bhakti Essay

    who looks upon all men as equal is religious,” says Guru Nanak. Universal brotherhood is a strong theme in Guru Nanak’s bani, as it is evident from the following: “O Nanak, the master is such as unites everyone.” God for the guru, was the binding force, not a divisive “my” or “our” God. This god was not to be found in remote temples or far away places. He is immanent, thus found everywhere. Hypocrisy, in all its huea, was a special focus of Guru Nanak’s criticism. He also stressed on forgiveness…

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  • Difference Between Islam And Sikhism

    monotheistic religion that has not one name for the deity but instead multiple. One being Kartar, "the Creator." He is the being who created the world that he watches over, and the life that encompasses it, and instilled a life changing experience upon Guru Nanak. Guru Nanak was born in Punjab, today’s Pakistan, where the predominant religions were Muslim and Hinduism. He was born to a middle-class Hindu family, grew up to marry Sulakhani, whom he had two children with, and had a career as an…

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  • Short Story 'A Rose For Emily'

    The ladder of social classes, determining your statues among the rest of the population but aren’t we all equal? In the short story of “A Rose for Emily” one of the conflicts dealt within. Is the problem of wealthy high-privileged women battling her love toward a common low status road worker. This isn’t accepted in the culture a rich women marrying a poor low statues male its seen as taboo and out of the normal. Why would a women of her statues want to settle for a low road worker when she…

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  • Sikhism In America

    often described as a mixture of Islam and Hinduism, because it shares many similar traits to both, but many things also make it unique to both religions. Sikhism began over five hundred years ago in present-day Pakistan, in the Punjab region, with Guru Nanak, the first of ten gurus who would teach their philosophy and fundamentals to millions. He lived during a time of great tension between Hindus and Muslims, both very strong religions. At the age of 28, he traveled to a river to bathe and…

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  • My Journey To Study Osteopathic Medicine

    With my head covered and shoes removed, I bent over to wash my hands and feet in the holy water before stepping inside the Golden Temple. With my hands folded together, I stood in front of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib (holy scriptures) and dedicated a prayer for Jatinder’s, my brother’s, health. Growing up with an older brother with special needs, I have seen the close relationship my family has with the family physician. The role of the family physician in patients with Down Syndrome is to provide…

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  • Living Under Maya

    Living Under Maya – a Veil of Illusion Edward Albee dominated American theatre in the 1960s and 1970s. Albee was considered to be an, “angry young man,” who provided the, “much needed change to American theatre.” (Kolin, viii). In 1962 Albee introduced his well known play Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. The play starts off with a middle-aged couple, Martha and George, coming home from a party. George is a history professor working at a university and Martha is the daughter of the university’s…

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  • Pythagoras Research Paper

    At about twenty centuries ago there was an amazing discovery about right angled triangles: “In a right angled triangle the square of the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of squares of the other two sides.” It is called Pythagoras Theorem and can be written in one short equation: a²+b²=c² where c is the longest side of triangle and a and b are the other two sides. Pythagoras was born in the island of Samos in 570 BC in Greek in the eastern Agean. He was the son of Mnesarchus and his mother's name…

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