Sikh Teachings and Teachers

Rehat Maryādā | Sikh Code | v2

Rehat Maryādā is a code of Conduct is Sikh Religion and Sikh Society - according Sikh Holy scripture - Sri Guru Granth Sahib, writings of the 10 Gurus and History of Religious tradition. You can click and look through the chapters - I hope you will find a lot of useful information on the subject: - How to treat and educate children, - What are...

Guru Granth Sahib | Sikh Scriptures

Guru Granth Sahib, the Holy Scriptures of Sikh Religion contains the compositions of holy men drawn from all parts of India, belonging to different faiths, speaking different languages, following divergent cultural traditions, placed in many caste categories. Guru Granth Sahib is the only holy scripture that has been bestowed Guruship by the Prophet to replace the Guru in human form. It has been providing necessary...

Rehat Maryādā | Sikh Code

What is known as Sikh Rehat Maryādā is a code of conduct and conventions for Sikhism, approved by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, Amritsar in 1936. Although Sikhs have a primary scripture (the Guru Granth Sahib), it does not provide a practical structure for the arrangement of the community. Consequently, the Rehat Maryādā was created to standardise Sikh Gurdwaras and religious practices to foster cohesion...

10 Gurus of Sikh Tradition

Sikhism was established by ten god-inspired prophet-teachers called Gurus over the period from 1469 to 1708. Each Guru added to and reinforced the message taught by the previous, resulting in the creation of Sikhism. Their names were Guru Nanak Dev, Guru Angad Dev, Guru Amar Das, Guru Ram Das, Guru Arjan Dev, Guru Hargobind, Guru Har Rai, Guru Harkrishan, Guru Tegh Bahadur, Guru Gobind Singh.

Guru Nanak Life and Travels | Janamsakhi

Guru Nānak (15 April 1469 – 22 September 1539) is known as the founder and the first Guru of Sikh religion. He was considered as a God-realized, enlightened person during his lifetime and one of his most prominent features was his extensive travels throughout his native state of Punjab, India, South of India and Sri Lanka and also to many neighbouring countries like Saudi Arabia,...

Samyoga - Union of the Soul with God

Sikhism regards faith, concentration, peace of mind and universal love as essential prerequisites for the realization of truth and the final emancipation of the soul.Every line of the Sikh Scriptures is set to music and at the head of every hymn or pada detailed instructions as to how it is to be sung are given. Sankirtana is a part of daily worship in every guru-dvāra.

Need for Guru in Sikhism

To help men out of this slough of despair and helplessness a guru (religious teacher) is needed. The Sikh gurus do not believe in incarnation — God does not come Himself but sends His servants from time to time to lead man to the right path.A disciple who wants to stay in the house of the guru, must subject himself to the will of the...

Human Personality or the Ego

“Man, Thou art an image of Light, recognize thy essence,” is the fundamental conception of human personality in Sikhism. An action leaves an impression on our mental structure. When the same action is repeated, the impression deepens. By repeating the same action over and over again, the impressions change into habits which in due course define our tendencies.Do you know how you can become free?

The Purpose of Creation

The Sikh gurus have not entered into any technical discussion about the why and how of creation. They have described creation as the outcome of the Will of God: “All forms came into being by his Order. That Order cannot be described in words. All life was created by His Order and His Order regulates all progress.”

God - the Only Reality

In spite of the mention of the names of various gods and goddesses in different contexts in the Gurbāṇī, the Sikh Scripture, the fact remains that the Sikh gurus were definitely opposed to polytheistic or henotheistic ideas. They were outspoken exponents of monotheism.To denote the oneness of the ultimate reality guru Nānak uses the numeral 1.This number, followed by Om, is pronounced as Ek Ongkār.

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