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Sikh

a member of an Indian religion that separated from Hinduism and was founded in the 16th century, that teaches monotheism and that has the Granth as its chief religious document, rejecting the authority of the Vedas
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Sikh

 

a follower of Sikhism. Most Sikhs are Punjabi in nationality and live mainly in the Indian state of Punjab, although Sikh groups are scattered over all of India, with major concentrations in the large cities. Sikhs are found also in the countries of Southeast Asia and Africa, on the Fiji Islands, and elsewhere. The total number of Sikhs is estimated at 10.4 million.

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He said the relationship of Sikh founder Baba Guru Nanak with Muslim religious scholars and elders was immortal which was still in practice by the both nations.
This provides a chance to add one more Sikh to the very short list of Sikhs in uniform in this country.
Vasakhi is a both a harvest and religious Sikh celebration.
He said the Sikh yatrees would visit Gurdwara Janamasthan Nankana Sahib, Sucha Sauda, Farooqabad, Punja Sahib Hasanabdal, Aimanabad and Kirtarpur (Narowal) and perform their rituals during their stay in Pakistan.
based Sikh community to raise it voice of concern at the rightful platform and they had succeeded in listing the hate crimes by the FBI against Sikhs as separate head rather than with other communities.
The public are able to nominate individuals online until 30th September and next year there will be a documentary highlighting the excellence of these turbaned British Sikhs.
After hosting two family weddings in his own home Mr Bhullar decided, with the help of the Huddersfield community, there should be a SiKh Gurdwara.
The magazine showed a photo of a praying Nihang Sikh in a Golden temple surrounded by pictures of naked women.
Dr Pyara Singh Bhogal, Chair of the Council of Sikh Gurdwaras in Birmingham, said: "Vaisakhi is a very important event in the Sikh calendar.
I am very proud to be a member of the Household Division and to be the first Sikh Guardsman to mount guard in a turban will be the best thing in my life, especially as a member of the Scots Guards.
There will be speeches, music, martial arts displays and food provided free by the Sikh community for all those who attend.
The campaign to promote fair treatment for Sikhs is being co-ordinated by the Sikh Channel, a cable TV station based in Birmingham and London which broadcasts to an international audience.