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Aspects of Sikh tradition in Nottingham.

Eleanor M. Nesbitt

Aspects of Sikh tradition in Nottingham.

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Thesis submitted to the Universityof Nottingham for the degree of Master of Philosophy, October 1980.

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  Sikhism was founded in the Punjab by Guru Nanak in the 15th Century CE and is a monotheistic religion. Sikhs think religion should be . Different aspects of the tradition may be emphasised by individuals within the tradition. A whole tradition may emphasis some aspects in their self-understanding or even deny the need of one or more aspect. e.g. Islam and its prohibition on religious art. The sacred book, both in Amritsar and in Sikh temples (gurdwaras), is therefore treated with the same reverence that would be shown a living guru. As such, it is called Guru Granth Sahib. At the death of Gobind Singh, Sikhism was now clearly defined as a religion, with the means to spread beyond its place of g: Nottingham.


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book its traditions and teachings are associated with the history, society and culture of the Punjab region in India and Pakistan. Sikh is a Punjabi word that means in the Punjabi language is ‘disciple’.

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van der Veer, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), Abstract. A large number of Hindu religious traditions refer, positively or negatively, to a set of religious books, called the Vedas.

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The present study is divided in eight chapters. Book is clean, solid, lightly used former library copy, with the usual library markings. Dust jacket has protective clear mylar cover. Fast service every day Author: W. McLeod. The Sikh Gurus (Punjabi: ਸਿੱਖ ਗੁਰੂ) are the spiritual masters of Sikhism, who established this religion over the course of about two and a half centuries, beginning in The year marks the birth of Guru Nanak, the founder of was succeeded by nine other gurus until, inthe Guruship was finally passed on by the tenth guru to the holy Sikh scripture, Missing: Nottingham.

Sikh Patient's Protocol for Health Care Providers. Guru Gobind Singh (), bestowed Guru-ship forever to the Sikh Holy Scripture, Guru Granth Sahib. This holy book was compiled by the fifth Sikh guru, Guru Arjan Dev in The Guru Granth Sahib is at the heart of Sikh worship, and its presence lends sanctity to the Sikh place of Missing: Nottingham.

the Holy Book containing writings of Sikh Gurus and earlier spiritual leaders. The Gurdwara is still however set up as though a human Guru is in residence - that is the book is treated as the human gurus may have been in their day.

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