BY HAYDEN, TATJANA, AUBREY, NICK, ARELI
Where is it worshipped?
There are three main branches of Sikhism:
-Udasis- An order of ascetics and holy men, they are often active as missionaries.
-Sahajdharis- Those who are clean shaven and do not follow the Khalsa tradition.
-Khalsa- The main group of Sikhists.
Where is it Practiced Today?
This is a Sikhism place of worship.
This is the Punjab region, where Sikhism was found and is primarily worshipped today.
These are the four main beliefs of Sikhism.
All Sikhists worship quietly, and believe in practically the same things.
This is the Gurdwara in Austin!
This is the symbol of all Sikhism.
What do they believe?
Their 4 Main Beliefs are:
One Source- God is the creator of all
Equality- Everyone, both men and women, are equal and all are welcomed to their holy sites.
Human Life is precious- More important than any other life, except God
Justice- Peace is a strong arguement for the people, stand for justice and truth.
The Sikh's believe in worship anywhere at anytime, but you should always pray when given time. During Congregations followers get together to strengthen their beliefs further and preach to each other. They believe God is a friend they can talk to and always be with.
The Khanda is the Sikh emblem, a symbol of their religon.
Their Holy Books which they love and care for are the Sri Guru Granth Sahib, and the Dasam Granth. Both symbolize their heritage and customs of peace and unity.