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  • Sikhism In America

    Sikhism is over five centuries old and is followed by over 20 million people worldwide—making it the fifth largest religion in the world. Despite this, it rarely gets any attention here in America, even though there is an estimated 78,000 Sikh adults living here, in America. Sikhism is 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 meditate. It was here he felt filled with the spirit of God and said, “There is no Hindu and no Muslim.” This is where his missionary work, and Sikhism, began. Nanak traveled all over India, Arabia, and Persia, speaking in front of men and women of every religion. He spoke against…

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  • Sikhism Ethical Issues

    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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  • Decentralization In Pakistan Essay

    majority huge decentralization reforms, both interestingly also In the command from claiming military regimes under Generals Zia-ul-Haq What 's more Ayub khan separately. Those segments underneath would composed clinched alongside a coarse ordered way since the goal is not on provide a exact authentic record Yet instead concentrate on specific parts for neighborhood governance over the thing that will be Right away pakistan. The Pre-Independence period Pre-existing neighborhood Governments:…

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  • Exploring A Sikh

    Indian culture. 4- Collectivist culture: The Indian culture in general considered a mid-to low individualism, whereas the Sikh culture, as I observed, it is noticeably a high collectivist culture. The Sikhs believe that they all brothers and sisters. Their private lives are exposed at the temple while they were communicating with each other. They share resources with the relatives, and they support each other financially. For example, the temple that I visited had some immigrants who are…

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  • Discipline And Power In Pakistan

    Unity, Discipline, and faith is the motto that the Pakistani live by. Pakistan is country that is struggling that is slowly making a rise with their government and there economy. The President of Pakistan and the Prime Minster are key role players in making this happen, and the people of Pakistan support every decision that they make. Pakistan does have a very strong Military that is versatile on ground, air, and water. Which will help them out so they can’t be over thrown easily. Pakistan…

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  • Career Episode Essay

    quality improvement. I was deputed in Lahore, Punjab province and the project was to be implemented in 24 districts of Pakistan including Federal Area Islamabad (1), Punjab (10), Balochistan (3), Sindh (4), NWFP (3), AJK, FATA and Northern Areas. The PCRWR had already established 6 labs at Islamabad, Lahore, Bahawalpur, Quetta, Tando Jam and Peshawar. The districts where labs are being established were meant to have a demonstration filtration plant. I conducted the problem assessment survey and…

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  • Harvel Dbq Asian Americans

    This career choice was logical considering Harvel is from a family of low-income farmers in rural Punjab. After four months of back-breaking work he moved to the Bay Area and began working at various factories. He continued to work long hours and lived in a two bedroom apartment with all 6 siblings and his parents. When his wife and his siblings’ partners got to America, there were 11 people living in the two bedroom apartment. They were trying to save money to buy a house. Because all 11 of…

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  • Kevin Swander's Essay: The Rules Of Pakistani Women

    Kevin Swander said it best when he said, “Rules are rules, and no one’s exempt.” In this quote, Swander was saying that we all are required to follow the rules, and there should be no double standard that comes with it. In Pakistan , there are different rules that people are required to obey. One of the may amendments in the Pakistani Constitution says, “There shall be no discrimination on the basis of sex”(Article 25). Yet, this law has been ignored by the Pakistanis time and time again. Thus,…

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  • Case Study: Continuity Of Operations And Fixed Assists

    local operations. You are constantly exploring opportunities to improve process that reduce errors and /or increase accuracy in Region 3. You attended two speaking engagements with our 1st Bureau Chief, one at the Police Academy and 2nd one was with Wells Fargo. You also accepted two other speaking engagements…

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  • My Cultural Background

    that is big in my family. Christmas, Thanksgiving, Easter, Mother’s Day and so on, we always have a big feast. In a way, food brings my family and I closer as we always bond over a meal. Growing up I loved helping my mom out in the kitchen. Almost 20 years old and I still love to sit in the kitchen to either watch or help my mother make food. I cannot wait to have my own family, to teach and make memories with my children in the kitchen. Without food and get together that my family have, we…

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