Harmandir Sahib

Decent Essays
Improved Essays
Superior Essays
Great Essays
Brilliant Essays
    Page 1 of 1 - About 7 Essays
  • Superior Essays

    Indira Gandhi Influence

    • 1772 Words
    • 8 Pages

    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. (Dommermuth-Costa 68). Due to her father 's influence, Indira grew increasingly politically powerful, becoming President of the National Congress Party (NCP) (Dommermuth-Costa 73). Due to her wise economic and political decisions in this position (Dommermuth-Costa 79), she was elected Minister of Information and Broadcasting. (Dommermuth-Costa 87). Indira Gandhi was chosen by Parliament as Emergency Prime Minister in 1966 (Guha 405). Shortly after, she established India’s second victory over Pakistan in the Bangladesh War. From that point forward she was greatly admired by her people (Wolpert). However, her political success did not last more than a few years. During Mrs. Gandhi’s third term as Prime Minister, Jarnail Bhindranwale began to campaign for Sikh independence in Punjab using terrorist methods (Mayo). To combat this, Indira Gandhi ordered Operation Bluestar, an attack against Bhindranwale’s stronghold (Tully). The attack destroyed many sacred Sikh artifacts, which greatly angered…

    • 1772 Words
    • 8 Pages
    Superior Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Sikhism Research Paper

    • 604 Words
    • 3 Pages

    Sikhism is a religion found in India in the 15th century that now comprises as the fifth-largest world religion. Approximately 30 million people are affiliated with Sikhism worldwide. The word “Sikh” is derived from the Sanskrit word “Shishya” meaning disciple or student of dharma (spirituality) and is someone who follows the teachings of 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) .…

    • 604 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Decent Essays

    Research Paper On Sikhism

    • 290 Words
    • 2 Pages

    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…

    • 290 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Superior Essays

    Sikhism Ethical Issues

    • 2062 Words
    • 9 Pages

    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…

    • 2062 Words
    • 9 Pages
    Superior Essays
  • Superior Essays

    Sikhism In South Asia

    • 2050 Words
    • 9 Pages

    variant of Islam), and Sikhism. India’s ability to adapt to change and absorb a plethora of internal and external groups made it one of the most unique countries in the world (Middle, 2010). Indian’s people have acquired knowledge from other cultural traditions, but at the same time they have also influenced other cultures. For example, Sikhism as well as Islam has played an important role in the formation of Indian cultural tradition. Moreover, both religions share some beliefs. For example,…

    • 2050 Words
    • 9 Pages
    Superior Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Sikhism Research Paper

    • 952 Words
    • 4 Pages

    truthful living, equality of mankind and denounces superstitions and blind rituals. Sikhism is open to all through the teachings of its 10 Gurus enshrined in the Sikh Holy Book and Living Guru, Sri Guru Granth Sahib”. Sikhism is symbolically portrayed through the Khanda. The Khanda is one of the most important symbols of Sikhism apart from the Ik Onkar symbol which means, There Is Only One…

    • 952 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Janelly Mora Mr. Peeke AP Human Geography December 18, 2017 Sacred Sites There are millions of religions in the world and with that there are millions of sites that are sacred to the religions. Religion is a particular system of belief with faith and worship. A sacred site is a place with significant meaning. The site I will be focusing on is the Sri Harmandir Sahib, or better known as the Golden Temple in the city of Amritsar, Punjab, India. I chose to research this site because I was…

    • 698 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Previous
    Page 1
    Next