Sikhism

Religion origin

It orginiated in India. Was found in the Punjab by Guru Nanak in the 15th century CE and is a monotheistic religion. It was created to show tolerance to other's faith and to teach that outward difference in religions is not important.


Religous Symbol

The Khanda is the symbol of the Sikhs. It gets it's name from the double edge sword which appears at the center. It's a metaphor of Divine knowledge and it's sharp edges means truth.


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Diffusion

Sikhism was founded in 1469 by Guru Nanak in the indian region of Punjab. Guru Nanak and his nine successors shaped the core beliefs of the religion during the 16th and 17th centuries


Holy Places

Nankana Sahib is the most sacred place for Sikhism. Other holy places are Gurdwara Sachcha Sauda, Chuharkana and Gurdwara Pehli Patshahi, Lahore.
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Leadership

the leader is Sikhism was guru Nanak.


Beliefs

God: Vihaguru


  • Human life is more important than any other.
  • Violence is only a last resort when peaceful measures fail
  • All religon/Races are welcome in their place of worship
  • Women are equal in religious ceremonies