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1

How old is it?

Fifth oldest religion

2

What does the word Sikh mean

Disciple

3

The Khalsa

Those that are baptized (set apart)
Holy Army
Pure

4

When/How did it emerge?

15th century - where muslisms and hindus had coexisted.

5

Founder

Guru Nanak

6

Muslim or Hindu

He would dress as both

7

Miracle at his death

Whatever flowers were still blooming, they could bury him, but he was gone.

8

How many gurus afer?

9

9

The last guru was

Gobind Singh

10

Adi Granth

Including hymns written by Nanak and Arjun

11

Guru Granth Sahib

11th and eternal guru

12

What is the granth?

The Living word of God, enthroned every day in Sikh's places of worship.

13

Where must the granth be present?

For important matters.

14

Role in birth and marriage?

-

15

Where is the original?

In the golden temple.

16

What is their belief in God?

One God, infinite, true

17

Acceptance of what?

Karma, samsara, maya

18

The purpose of life is

Makti (release from samsara)

19

Makti is

to be united with God or truth

20

A moderate Way

Avoidance of the five vices and pursuit of the five virtues

21

The three pillars:

meditation, service, company of enlightened souls

22

Focus on:

Hospitality and sharing,

23

Humans are God's

Greatest creations.

24

Religion and worship are a matter of:

The heart

25

The Kalsa:

-

26

The 5 K's

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