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Religious beliefs and practices of the Sikhs in rural Punjab

Clarence O. McMullen

Religious beliefs and practices of the Sikhs in rural Punjab

by Clarence O. McMullen

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Published by South Asia in Columbia, Mo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sikhism -- India -- Punjab,
  • Punjab (India) -- Religion

  • Edition Notes

    StatementClarence Osmond McMullen.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 142 p. ;
    Number of Pages142
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14471162M
    ISBN 100945921098
    OCLC/WorldCa22852039

    Around , when Guru Nanak lived, Punjab was a place of vibrant religious exchange. His place and time of living are important to understanding Sikh history's unfolding. Sikhism - Sikhism - Sikh practice: A Sikh gurdwara includes both the house of worship proper and its associated langar, or communal refectory. The Adi Granth must be present at the gurdwara, and all attending must enter with heads covered and feet bare. Sikhs show their reverence by bowing their foreheads to the floor before the sacred scripture.

    The state religion in Pakistan is Islam, which is practiced by % of the m of religion is guaranteed by the Pakistani constitution, which established a fundamental right of Pakistani citizens, irrespective of their religion, to equal rights. The remaining 4% practice Hinduism, Christianity, Ahmadis, Sikhism, Baháʼí Faith and other religions. J.S. Grewal's book is a highly-focused history of the Sikhs in the north of the Indian subcontinent. Only an essential minimum of detail concerning things such as developments in Sikh religious doctrine or the sociopolitics of India as a whole is given in order to contextualize the main narrative, which is that of the Sikhs' growth into a self-conscious nation.4/5.

    Sikhism (/ ˈ s ɪ k ɪ z əm /; Punjabi: ਸਿੱਖੀ), or Sikhi (Sikkhī, pronounced [ˈsɪkːʰiː], from Sikh, meaning a "disciple", "seeker," or "learner"), is an Indian monotheistic religion that originated in the Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent around the end of the 15th century.. Sikhism is one of the youngest of the major world religions and is the world's fifth largest. Sikhs (/ s iː k / or / s ɪ k /; Punjabi: ਸਿੱਖ, sikkh,) are people associated with Sikhism, a monotheistic religion that originated in the 15th century, in the Punjab region in the northern part of the Indian subcontinent, based on the revelation of Guru : ,


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Religious beliefs and practices of the Sikhs in rural Punjab by Clarence O. McMullen Download PDF EPUB FB2

The data for the book have Sikhs from several villages in the Punjab. The interview included questions on the major religious beliefs and practices of the Sikhs as well as some aspects of the Sikh world view, such as, beliefs and attitudes concerning their history, caste and community, nature of the world and purpose of life by: 8.

Religious beliefs and practices of the Sikhs in rural Punjab. New Delhi: Manohar, (OCoLC) Online version: McMullen, Clarence O., Religious beliefs and practices of the Sikhs in rural Punjab.

New Delhi: Manohar, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Clarence O McMullen. This second edition of The Sikhs is an indispensable, comprehensive and reliable guide to anyone with an interest in the Sikh religion and community.

Sikhism is increasingly capturing the attention of students and scholars of history and sociology, as well as religion. All major aspects of the religion are covered: its history and development Cited by: Religious Beliefs and Practices of the Sikhs in Rural Punjab by O. Clarence McMullen. COVID19 Delays: Please note we are accepting orders but please expect delays due to the impact of COVID19 on logistcs and procurement.

The Sikhs: Their Religious Beliefs and Practices Beliefs and Practices Series Religious Beliefs and Practices Series The Sussex library of religious beliefs and practices: Authors: William Owen Cole, Piara Singh Sambhi: Edition: 2, illustrated: Publisher: Sussex Academic Press, Original from: Indiana University: Digitized:   The Sikh religion began with Guru Nanak who rejected idolatry and caste in favor of equality based on the belief that the creator is present in all Author: Sukhmandir Khalsa.

Punjabi - Religion and Expressive Culture Religious Beliefs. As of the census, the population of Indian Punjab reported itself as being 37 percent Hindu, 61 percent Sikh, 1 percent Muslim, and a little more than 1 percent Christian, with smaller portions of Buddhists, Jains, and others.

Sikhs focus their lives around their relationship with God, and being a part of the Sikh community. The Sikh ideal combines action and belief. To live a. " Religious Beliefs and Practices of the Sikhs in Rural Punjab by Clarence O. McMullen A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. Start studying Sikhism religion notes.

Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. A community kitchen run by the Sikhs to provide free meals irrespective of caste, faith or religion, in the Golden Temple, in Punjab, India.

shankar s., CC BY Serving the world is a natural Author: Simran Jeet Singh. ( - c. ) Religious teacher from northern India. Leader of Sikhism. Born in the Punjab, an area with significant populations of both Hindus and Muslims.

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Sikhism originated from the word Sikh, meaning. The word 'Sikh' in the Punjabi language means 'disciple', Sikhs are the disciples of God who follow the writings and teachings of the Ten Sikh Gurus. The wisdom of these teachings in Sri Guru Granth Sahib are practical and universal in their appeal to all mankind.

Welcome to the Sikh Missionary Society's Online Library. Here we have all the publications, in various eBook formats, of the Sikh Missionary Society (U.K.) freely. One unusual feature of Sikhism is that all Sikh males share the name: "Singh" which means "lion." Women carry the name of "Kaur" which means "princess." This practice apparently started in the early years of the religion, and was a reflection of the Sikh's absolute rejection of the Hindu practice of caste.

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