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Western Image of the Sikh Religion; A Source Book

Darshan Singh

Western Image of the Sikh Religion; A Source Book

by Darshan Singh

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Published by National Book Organization .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sikhism,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - World Religions

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages417
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9082941M
    ISBN 108185135975
    ISBN 109788185135977

    study of Sikh scripture, the Sikh institutions and their role in the formation of Sikh identity and several other debatable issues in Sikh history and religion, is commendable, which has earned him international recognition. The book addresses to the issues that have cropped up from the textual studies of the Sikh scripture. Sikh women have played a glorious part in the history, and examples of their moral dignity, service and upholding of Sikh values are a great source of inspiration. Sikh women never flinched from their duty, never allowed their faith and ardour to be dampened, and have always upheld the honour and glory of the Khalsa.

    Indian Sikh women hold photographs of victims from the anti-Sikh riots as they seek justice for the atrocity in New Delhi, India, in May An Indian court convicted Sajjan Kumar to life. Sikh Religion For a precise account of the Sikh religion we are indebted to Dr. Kharak Singh of the Institute of Sikh Studies at Chandigarh. "Sikhism a revealed religion, is the youngest among the major world faiths. This system, as preached by Guru Nanak, has a universal appeal and an eternal relevance.

    WELCOME TO RELIGION WIKI Please note that this wiki is not the place for writing about your own fictional religions. Do not create your own religions here! Main page Categories, Topics& Featured content WikiProjects& Things you can do RELIGION WIKI The religion database and community that anyone can edit! , edits to 34, articles since November ! You .   Grewal links the current debate in Sikh Studies to the publication in of ‘Perspectives on the Sikh Tradition’, a book edited by Justice Gurdev Singh and published by the Academy of Sikh Religion and Culture from Patiala. The book is primarily a refutation of the works of W.H. McLeod.


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Western Image of the Sikh Religion; A Source Book by Darshan Singh Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Western image of the Sikh religion: a source book. [Darshan Singh;] -- Collection of writings by Western authors; covers the period 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 Nanak.

The term Sikh has its origin in the words शिष्य (), meaning a "disciple" or a "student".Canada:Sikhism (/ ˈ s ɪ k ɪ z əm /), or Sikhi (Sikkhī, [ˈsɪkːʰiː]; Punjabi: ਸਿੱਖੀ, from ਸਿੱਖ, Sikh, 'disciple', 'seeker', or 'learner'), is a pantheistic religion that originated in the Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent around the end of the 15th century.

Though it is one of the youngest of the major religions, it is the world's fifth largest organized religion, as. This book aims to highlight the distinctive and unfamiliar ways in which diverse religious traditions understand the 'body', and also, in doing this, to raise to greater consciousness some of the assumptions and problems of contemporary attitudes to it.

It brings together essays by established experts in the history of religion, the social sciences, and philosophy.4/5(1). Sikhs call their panentheistic religion Sikhi which has a dual noun and verb meaning attached to it, and not Sikhism, a colonial-British term that doesn’t carry the native connotation.

The organised order within Sikhi, joined by those who have progressed and maintained the Sikh spiritual discipline, is the Khalsa community — the collective embodiment of the Sikh Gurus formed in. Note: Sadly, this religion has been in the news lately due to the Wisconsin tragedy, where six Sikhs were massacred and many injured.

Sikhism is a fascinating and wonderful religion, which embraces the concept of one god, rejects the caste system and inequalities, quotes a variety of material from other religions in their own scriptures (eclectic), and is open to Western culture.

Fascinating facts about Sikhism. I never knew the wonderful details of Sikhism till the time I got married to the one who despite being an atheist, was a great admirer of this monotheistic religion. Sikhism is a progressive religion; it was well ahead of its time even when it was established some years ago.

SIKH SACRED MUSIC, EMPIRE AND WORLD MUSIC. In Western image of the Sikh religion: A source book, ed. Darshan Singh In Western image of the Sikh religion: A source book, ed.

Darshan Singh. Author: Bob Van Der Linden. ‘Western Image of the Sikh Religion, A Source Book, edited by Darshan Singh, Pa. Macauliffe Author of 'The Sikh Religion' - Introduction - Prologue - Test of Faith. This book is titled "A Very Short Introduction to Sikhism" yet manages to cover all of the main points about Sikhism in an interesting and readable manner.

A great strength is its contemporary feel, and its up-to-date references ensure that it becomes more than just another book about religion/5. Therefore, moved by the Holy Spirit, I began responding to him with books such as Missionary Conspiracy: Letters to a Postmodern Hindu (), Fascism: Modern & Postmodern (—my intro to a book by Gene Edward Veith), and then The Book That Made Your World: How the Bible Created the Soul of Western Civilization ().

Punjabi Americans, are Americans whose ancestry originates wholly or partly in the Punjab, a region in northern South Asia in India and are overPunjabi Americans, many of whom were Sikhs who first settled in California's Central Valley to do agricultural work.

In Western image of the Sikh religion: A source book, ed. Darshan Singh. New Delhi: National Book Organization. Christian conversion in the Punjab: What has Changed?Author: Bob Van Der Linden.

A dastār (Punjabi: ਦਸਤਾਰ, from Persian: دستار ‎) which literally means 'dast-e-yaar' or the hand of God, is an item of headwear associated with Sikhism and is an important part of the Sikh culture. The word is loaned from Persian through Persian, dastar can mean any kind of turban (not just the Sikh headwear) and replaced the original word for turban, dolband.

Full text of "18th Century Western Perspective Of the. 3 Very truly the historians working on the 18th century Sikh history have always felt the dearth of authentic source material. The works on Sikh history and religion produced in the recent past are invariably based on the documents introduced a half century ago.

Darshan Singh. 1. Christianity ( billion followers) - The Holy Bible (Old Testament and New Testament) 2. Islam ( billion followers) - The Quran 3. Hinduism (1 billion followers) - The Vedas 4. Buddhism ( million followers) - Tripitaka (Pali Canon) 5. The Partition of resulted in the greatest migration in human history.

Sikhs and Hindus in western Punjab migrated east to India. Muslims journeyed. Religious texts are texts related to a religious tradition. They differ from literary texts by being a compilation or discussion of beliefs, mythologies, ritual practices, commandments or laws, ethical conduct, spiritual aspirations, and for creating or fostering a religious community.

The relative authority of religious texts develops over time and is derived from the ratification. Modern Western. Religion is a modern Western concept.

Parallel concepts are not found in many current and past cultures; there is no equivalent term for religion in many languages. Scholars have found it difficult to develop a consistent definition, with some giving up on the possibility of a.

The text is a valuable source of socio-cultural information on 11th- and 12th-century India. The encyclopedic treatise is structured as five sub-books with a cumulative total of chapters. It is notable for its extensive discussion of arts, particularly music and dance.

Textual Studies: analysis, interpretation, or translation of a particular text or group of texts in the study of religion; Best First Book in the History of Religions – an author's first published monograph.

Religion and the Arts Book Award. The awards are chosen by the Book Awards Jury. To see the list of jury members, please see here.Adi Granth is perhaps the most shallow and empty book that exists, in proportion to its size (Ernest Trumpp, ).

Sikh religion appears to bear the kind of relation to Hindu religion which the Protestant does to Romish (Major James Browne, ).

Sikhism is a hybrid of two old religions, Islam and Hinduism (Ninian Smart, ).Thus the life got divided into two. Pride took one side and indolence became part of the other side of life.

So, brave did not become saintly and those devoted to worship failed to become warriors. This was the unwise use of intelligence in the annals of history. Sikh religion combined the virtues of bravery and softness at one place.