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Sikhism is a world religion founded in the 1500s in India. Its followers are called Sikhs. The core values of Sikhism are justice, equality, and compassion for all. Sikhs believe in one God, the importance of prayer, the value of hard work, and helping those in need.
Sikhism - A World Religion
Guru Granth Sahib: The holy scripture of Sikhism, which contains the teachings and writings of the Sikh Gurus and other saints. Waheguru: The name of God in Sikhism, meaning “wonderful Lord”. Seva: Selfless service in the name of God, a central practice of Sikhism.
Sikhs place a lot of importance on charity and helping those in need. They believe that it is important to help those in need, regardless of their faith. Sikhism is the world’s fifth-largest religion, with more than 25 million followers worldwide. The founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak, was born in 1469 and believed that the entire world should be treated equally regardless of religion, caste, or creed.
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What is the name of the founder of Sikhism?
How does Sikhism view the relationship between man and God?
What are the five pillars of Sikhism?
What qualities of Sikhism do you find most interesting or inspiring?
How is Sikhism similar to or different from other religious beliefs you are familiar with?
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What is the name of the Sikh holy book?
- Guru Granth Sahib
What is the name of Sikhism's founder?
- Jesus Christ
- Guru Nanak
- Mahatma Gandhi
What does the word “Sikh” mean?
Which city in India is considered as a spiritual and cultural center for Sikhs?
- New Delhi
What is the name of the traditional dagger carried by many Sikhs?
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