noun see Sikh I

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  • Sikhism — (: ] Guru Nanak Dev Ji described God s revelation the path to salvation with terms such as nām (the divine Name ) and śabad (the divine Word) to emphasise the totality of the revelation. Nanak designated the word guru (meaning teacher ) as the… …   Wikipedia

  • Sikhism — • The religion of a warlike sect of India, having its origin in the Punjab and its centre in the holy City of Amritsar, where their sacred books are preserved and worshipped Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Sikhism     Sikhism …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • sikhism — SIKHÍSM s. n. sectă hinduistă, influenţată de islamism, cu caracter antifeudal (în sec. XV). (< fr. sikhisme) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • Sikhism — 1849, from SIKH (Cf. Sikh) + ISM (Cf. ism) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Sikhism — ► NOUN ▪ a monotheistic religion founded in Punjab in the 15th century by Guru Nanak …   English terms dictionary

  • Sikhism — /see kiz euhm/, n. the religion and practices of the Sikhs. [SIKH + ISM] * * * Indian monotheistic religion founded in the late 15th century by Guru Nanak. Most of its 18 million members, called Sikhs, live in the Punjab, the site of their… …   Universalium

  • Sikhism —    The Sikh religion emerged at the beginning of 16th century C.E. in the Punjab, a territory hotly contested by Hindus and Muslims at the time. It aimed to find the truths common to both faiths, placing less emphasis on laws and rituals and soon …   Encyclopedia of Hinduism

  • Sikhism — [[t]si͟ːkɪzəm[/t]] N UNCOUNT Sikhism is an Indian religion which separated from Hinduism in the sixteenth century and which teaches that there is only one God …   English dictionary

  • Sikhism —    A monotheistic religion originating from the Indian Punjab (annexed by the British) in the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries by Nanak, a Hindu influenced by the Islamic Sufi teachings. Nanak believed that both Hinduism and Islam… …   Encyclopedia of contemporary British culture

  • Sikhism — noun A revealed, monotheistic religion originating in northern India, in the 16th century through and his successors …   Wiktionary

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