By Lynda, Johari, Leslie, Leslie
Where in the world is the religion practiced?
Sikhism is practiced in India Subcontinent, Australia, France America, Southeast Asia, the UK, and Western Europe.
How many people practice Sikhism worldwide? What is the rank? Is the religion growing or shrinking the number of followers? What area of the world is it growing the most?
The rank of the religion is 5th out of the world. It's decreasing because its 5th, Christianity is taking over most of the power in religion. Populations living on the East and West Coast with additional population in Detroit, Chicagio, and Austin.
How do people become a follower / member (adherent) of the religion.
Why does your group think that people are attracted to this religion?
What is the religious category of the religion? Why is it classified this way?
Short history of the religion- include key figures and 10-15 major events in the religions history. Is it related or have ties to other religions?
2. The Ghadar movement 1912
3. Incident of Kamagata Maru 1914
4. Sikh Regiments 1859-1914
5. Sikh's in British war
6. Sikh's in World war I
7. Jallianwala Bagh Incident 1919
8. Constitutional Reforms 1919
9. Babbar Akali Movements 1920's
10. Saka Tarntaran Sahib 1920
11. Birth of Guru Gobind Singh, the Tenth Sikh Guru
12. The Birth of Guru Har Rai, the seventh Sikh Guru
13. Nanakshahi New Year
These event are only in the Sikh religion.
What are the central beliefs of the religion?
Sikhs believe in only one god and he is the same god for all religions. Sikhism teaches equality of all people. Sikhism preaches that people of different races, religions, or sex are all equal in the eyes of God. Sikhism teaches the full equality of men and women. Sikhs are supposed to remember god daily and at all times. Sikhism teaches religious freedom, anyone has the right to follow their own beliefs.Sikhism rejects all forms of rituals such as idol worship, pilgrimages, fasting, and superstitions. A Sikh must always express five virtues: Compassion, truth, Contentment, Humility, and Love.
What are some identifiers on the cultural landscape of the religion?
This is the place of worship for Sikhs.
This is the founder of Sikhism and the god that the Sikhs worship. He belives that people are equal and we should all have a devotion.
This is the symbol for the Sikhs and you can see this in the Gurdwara.