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Sikhism Facebook Covers

Sikhism Facebook Covers

Sikhism Facebook Covers: Collection of FB Covers for Sikh’s religious events, ceremonies and Gurpurab. Gurpurabs are very auspicious and important celebrations for Sikhs, which marks the birth or death anniversaries of the Sikh Gurus. So right-click the images you find appropriate for your Facebook Profile. Save it on to your computer desktop or Smartphone photo gallery. Later upload it to …

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2017 Guru Purab Dates

2017 Guru Purab Dates

2017 Guru Purab Dates The Sikh festivals are celebrated as Gurpurabs, meaning “Guru’s Remembrance Day”. Gurpurabs are commemorated to mark the birth anniversary or the martyrdom of any one of the Sikh gurus. Each of the Gurus is remembered with immense pride, honor and tribute. Almost all the Guru Purabs have similar kind of celebrations and traditions with differences in …

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Who were the four Sahibzadas, name them?

Who were the four Sahibzadas, name them?

They were the sons of Guru Gobind Singh Ji. Name the four Sahibzadas were Baba Ajit Singh Ji (1687 – 1704), Baba Jujhar Singh Ji (1689 – 1704), Baba Zorawar Singh Ji (1696 – 1704), Baba Fateh Singh Ji (1698 – 1704). Eldest Sahibzada was Baba Ajit Singh Ji and youngest was Baba Fateh Singh Ji. Baba Fateh Singh Ji …

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Guru Hargobind Singh Jayanti – Sikh Festival

Guru Hargobind Singh Jayanti - Sikh Festival

Sikhism was started in Punjab by Guru Nanak in the late 15th century and the followers of this religion are known as the Sikhs. Out of ten million Sikhs in India majority are centered in Punjab. The word Sikh means disciple. They are the disciples of their ten Gurus, namely, Guru Angad (Guru 1539-52), Guru Amar Das (Guru 1552-74); Guru …

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Why Guru Gobind Singh ji said in Zaffarnama that he is an idol breaker, but yet he protected hindus?

Why Guru Gobind Singh ji said in Zaffarnama that he is an idol breaker, but yet he protected hindus?

In verse no 95 of Zaffarnama (Letter to Aurangzeb), Guru is saying: ਮਨਮ ਕੁਸ਼ਤਹਅਮ ਕੋਹਿਯਾਂ ਪੁਰਫਿਤਨ ॥ ਕਿ ਆਂ ਬੁਤ ਪਰਸਤੰਦੁ ਮਨ ਬੁਤਸ਼ਿਕਨ ॥੯੫॥ MANAM KUSHTEH AM KOHI-AAN BUT PRAST KE O BUT PRASTAND-O MAN BUT SHIKAST (95) I am also the annihilator of the Hill Rajas, the idol Worshipers. They are idol worshipers and I am the idol breaker. …

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Do Sikhs Believe in Worshipping Idols?

Do Sikhs Believe in Worshipping Idols?

Sikhism teaches a belief in one divine essence having no one particular shape or form, which is manifest in every one of the countless myriads of forms of existence. Sikhism is against worshiping images and icons as a focal point for any aspect of the divine, and does not relate to any hierarchy of demi gods or goddesses.

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Do Sikhs Believe in the Devil or Demons?

Do Sikhs Believe in the Devil or Demons?

The Sikh scripture, Guru Granth Sahib, makes references to demons mentioned in Vedic legends primarily for illustrative purposes. There is no belief system in Sikhism which focuses on demons or devils. Sikh teachings center on ego and its effect on the soul. Indulging in unbridled egoism may render a soul subject to demonic influences and the realms of darkness which …

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How many people are Sikhs in India?

How many people are Sikhs in India?

Worldwide, there are 25,800,000 (25.8 million) Sikhs, but around 75% of Sikhs live in the Indian state of Punjab, where they are close to 59.9% of the population. Large communities of Sikhs live in the neighboring states, and large communities of Sikhs can be found across India. However, Sikhs are only about 2% of the Indian population.

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What Do Sikhs Believe About the Afterlife?

What Do Sikhs Believe About the Afterlife?

Transmigration is a common theme in Sikhism. The soul travels through countless lifetimes in a perpetual cycle of birth and death. Each lifetime the soul is subject to the influences of past deeds, and is cast into existences within various realms of consciousness and planes of awareness. In Sikhism the concept of salvation and immortality is enlightenment and liberation from …

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What Do Sikhs Believe About God and Creation?

What Do Sikhs Believe About God and Creation?

Sikhs believe in one creator inseparable from creation. Part and participle of one another, the creator exists within creation pervading and permeating every aspect of all that is. The creator watches over and cares for creation. The way to experience God is through creation and by meditating inwardly on the divine characteristic of the manifest self which is in tune …

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