World Religions Project: Sikhism
People of Punjab
Sikhism At a Glance
means disciple. Sikhs follow the teachings and the writings of the Ten Sikh Gurus. The Guru Granth Sahib is their holy scripture, of which its appeal and wisdom is universal.
What is the most important belief in this religion and why do they believe that?
1) Remember God
2) Earn honestly
3) Share with the needy
They also believe that God is the one true god, the Akal Purakh
People believe that following these rules is the best lifestyle to be with God and to forever be with God.
What makes believers of Sikhism want to follow its teachings or the teachings of its prophets?
How do Sikh extremists Justify their actions against nonbelievers?
Punjab is the original Sikh homeland.
This song teaches you follow God's path to find a peaceful and joyous life. That God cannot only be found in churches and temples, but also in your heart. It tells you to persevere and to find God, and then you will be happy. You do not need drugs or alcohol or money to be happy.
Shooting at a Sikh Gurdwara in Wisconsin
Page was a white supremacist and US Army veteran from Cudahy, Wisconsin.
He also shot a police officer, Brian Murphy, 15 times. Murphy still survived.
The victims included one woman, Paramjit Kaur, and five other men.
The Eleven Sikh Gurus
Gurus are the Sikh holy leaders that have all (except one) been human since the first Guru, Guru Nanak, started the religion.There are eleven successive Sikh gurus, with the last being the Sikh holy scripture, the Guru Granth Sahib. Sikhs usually hang pictures of the gurus in their homes and temples to remember the thing the Gurus did for them and the ways they can be more like them.