Sikhism Religion

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Sikhism Religion

Sikhism Religion: is a monotheistic religion, and the basic sikh belief is represented in the phrase ik onkar meaning "One God."

Sikhism Religion

Prayers: reapeated multiple times each day.Worship: sikhs are prohibited from worshiping idols, images, or icons.The sikh code of conduct states, "A sikh must not take hemp, opium, liquor, tobacco, or any intoxicant."

Belief

Goal

Symbol

Glog by: Zoe Guerra

The khanda is the main sikh symbol. It has four items in the symbol; "The Sikh emblem, Khanda, contains a ring of steel representing the Unity of God, a two edged sword symbolizing God's concern for truth and justice, and two crossed swords curved around the outside to signify God's spiritual power."

The goal of every sikh is to build a close, loving relationship with god.

Sikh Practices

The five k's: These are clothing practices followed by stricter sikhs, called khalsa saints:1.Kesa (long hair, which is never cut). This term is sometimes used to refer to the turban that is used to cover the hair.Kangah (comb)Kacha (short pants)Kara (metal bracelet)Kirpan (a ceremonial dagger)

The Five K's

Temples: "There are over 200 Gurdwaras (temples, shrines or holy places) in India alone. The most sacred is Harmandir Sahib, the Golden Temple, at Amritsar. However, all places where the Sri Guru Granth Sahib is installed are equally holy."

Temples


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