Investigating Sikhism: Revealing the Spirit of the Sikhs

The Living Guru, the Guru Granth Sahib: The Guru Granth Sahib, a holy text that acts as the eternal Guru, is the central figure in Sikhism. The Guru Granth Sahib, which includes teachings and hymns from Sikh Gurus as well as spiritual authorities from other religions, provides Sikhs with inspiration and direction. It highlights the significance of selfless service, the unity of God, and the equality of all people.

 

The Khalsa: Guardians of the Truth The Khalsa is a community of initiated Sikhs that adheres to a particular code of conduct. It was founded by Guru Gobind Singh. The Five Ks, or five articles of faith, are worn by them. They are an iron bracelet (kara), cotton undergarments (kachera), a ceremonial sword (kirpan), uncut hair (kes), and a wooden comb (kanga). The Khalsa is a representation of justice, bravery, and standing up for those who are oppressed.



Sikhs in Contemporary Society: Sikhs have significantly impacted a number of industries and fields, including technology, business, education, and the military. The global Sikh diaspora has brought Sikhism's teachings to a wide range of communities. Many Sikhs find that their personal and professional lives are enriched by the Sikh principles of integrity, diligence, and community service.


The Sikh Community's Difficulties: The distinctive features of Sikhs, particularly their beard and turban, have led to discrimination and misinterpretation of them despite their rich cultural legacy. As they spread awareness of their faith, Sikhs work to promote tolerance and acceptance among others while also advocating for religious freedom.

Sikhism and Getting Along with Other Religions: Sikhism is all about making friends with people from different religions. Sikhs believe that every religion has some good things in it. They like talking to people who follow different religions and want everyone to be nice to each other. There are groups and projects that work to make friends between people of different religions. Sikhism teaches us to be like a light in the dark world, showing everyone how to be friends and help each other. Many people still follow the good ideas from the Sikh leaders, and when we learn more about Sikhism, it helps us want to make a world where everyone is friends and lives together without fighting."


तारापीठ की शिलामयी मां केवल श्रृंगार के समय सुबह और शाम के समय ही दिखाई देती हैं।

तारापीठ की शिलामयी शक्ति की देवी काली के हर रूप का महत्व अलग है, तारा का अर्थ है आँख और पीठ का अर्थ है स्थान।

Embracing Diversity: A Glimpse into the Rich Tapestry of Muslim Culture

1: A Global Community United by Faith

With over a billion adherents worldwide, Islam is a unifying force for a diverse range of cultures. Muslims, irrespective of their ethnic backgrounds, share a common faith that binds them together. The Five Pillars of Islam — Shahada (faith), Salah (prayer), Zakat (charity), Sawm (fasting), and Hajj (pilgrimage) — serve as a universal foundation, fostering a sense of unity and shared identity among Muslims across the globe.

अमृतसर के संस्थापक और सिख धर्म के चौथे गुरु, गुरु रामदास जी के जन्मदिन को प्रकाश पर्व या गुरु पर्व भी कहा जाता है।

श्री गुरु रामदास साहेबजी का जन्म कार्तिक वादी  2, विक्रमी संवत् 1591 (24 सितंबर सन् 1534) के प्रकाश में लाहौर की चुना मंडी में हुआ था, इनके पिता जी का नाम हरदासजी और माता जी का नाम दयाजी था।

Sikhism is a monotheistic religion

Sikhism is a monotheistic religion that originated in the Punjab region of India in the 15th century. It was founded by Guru Nanak, who emphasized the importance of living a moral and ethical life and spreading love and compassion to all people. Here are some key things to know about Sikhism:

 

Guru Granth Sahib: The Guru Granth Sahib is the central religious text of Sikhism. It is considered the living guru and contains teachings from the Sikh gurus as well as other saints and poets from different religions. The Guru Granth Sahib is considered the ultimate authority on all matters of faith and practice.

 

 

Bhagavad Gita, Chapter 2, Verse 10

तमुवाच हृषीकेशः प्रहसन्निव भारत।
सेनयोरुभयोर्मध्ये विषीदन्तमिदं वचः॥

Translation (English):
Lord Krishna, with a smile on his face, then spoke these words to the despondent Arjuna, who was overcome with pity in the midst of both armies.

Meaning (Hindi):
तब हृषीकेश श्रीकृष्ण जो दोनों सेनाओं के बीच विषाद कर रहे अर्जुन को देख उसके मुख पर हंसी लिए यह वचन बोले॥

रामेश्वरम हिंदुओं के लिए एक पवित्र तीर्थ है, यह तमिलनाडु के रामनाथपुरम जिले में स्थित है।

यह तीर्थ हिंदुओं के चार धामों में से एक है, इसके अलावा यहां स्थापित शिवलिंग बारह ज्योतिर्लिंगों में से एक माना जाता है।