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Marriage practies of the Sikhs

Surinder K. Jyoti

Marriage practies of the Sikhs

a study of integrational differences

by Surinder K. Jyoti

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Published by Deep and Deep Publications in New Delhi .
Written in English


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StatementSurinder K. Jyoti.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi,256p.
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20898917M

This is a clear introduction to the history, beliefs, religious practices, and social customs of Sikhism. Teach Yourself Sikhism makes it easy to understand the attitudes of the culture and provides insight in dealing with members of the community. It examines all aspects of the faith, including Sikh initiation, worship, and festivals; the Gurus and the beginnings of Sikhism; the Sikh. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

  * Sikhs believe everyone, men and women, has equal status before God, who created the universe and all faiths. Human beings are encouraged to develop their moral character through generosity, humility and self-reliance. * Sikh means “seeker of knowledge” in Punjabi, the language of India’s Punjab region and of Sikhism’s holy books. A Sikh wedding is a beautiful representation of elegance, purity and serenity. The Sikh wedding religiously called as Anand Karaj takes place in a Gurudwara in the respected presence of holy book ‘The Guru Granth Sahib Ji’ and is held with extreme soberness. Like every other Indian marriage, Sikh marriage also has its share of : Nitika Sethi.

An essential book in English about the Sikhs. Be aware however that this a history of the Sikh community from its origins, rather than an overall look at the Sikh religion. Its coverage of doctrine and practice is thinner than might be expected. Not surprisingly, the author concentrates on Sikh history in the Punjab and Delhi/5(31). Akhand Paath was arranged before the Sikhs set out to res indigenous women from the Mughals, who had captured them and were taking them as slaves. In , when Sikhs were in the jungles of Punjab, one Sikh woman warrior named Bibi Sundari, requested just before she passed away due to the wounds inflicted in battle, to have an.


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Marriage practices of the Sikhs. New Delhi: Deep & Deep, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Surinder K Jyoti.

Laavan are the four prayers that seal the marriage. The bride’s pallu and the groom’s shawl/dupatta are tied together as a symbol of unity. They then take rounds around their holy book, the guru granth sahib as the laavan is chanted. The groom leads the rounds holding a Kirpan (sword).

Anand Karaj is the prescribed form of Sikh marriage in which two individuals are joined in a equal partnership. The words translate to “blissful” (anand) “union” (karaj). In Sikhi, marriage is not merely a physical, social, and legal relationship but is a spiritual one.

The bride, groom, and their parents stand in supplication in front of the Guru Granth Sahib and ask for divine blessings for the solemnification of marriage. A special set of prayers, in four. A fine romance: Inside an arranged marriage Sukh and Swarnjeet are a good-looking couple, exuding the warmth and contentment of Marriage practies of the Sikhs book husband and wife who've been Sukh Takhar and his wife, Swarnjeet Sidhu, sit together on a black leather couch in their Hamilton home.

The Sikh families believe in monogamy. The marriages are normally arranged by the parents with consent of the children.

Extra-marital and pre-marital relationship is not allowed in Sikh families. Marriage is considered to be a sacrament. According to the concept of Lavan (Marriage hymns), divorce is not encouraged in Sikhism.

This was the start of the Sikh tradition. The Guru said that henceforth Sikhs would perform all their ceremonies in the Sikh temple.

(The Life, Teachings and Hymns of Guru Angad Dev by S.S. Kapoor, p) Meaning of Names. All the names have special meaning in Sikhism. Parents choose the best name according to their wish.

CULTURE, TRADITION, CUSTOM, LAW AND GENDER EQUALITY MJ Maluleke* Culture is like an umbrella under which some people like to hide from rain, and also to shade themselves from the sun. But sometimes you need to fold it.** 1 Introduction Traditional cultural practices reflect the values and beliefs held by members of a.

Sikhs follow the instructions for all ceremonies (birth, naming and marriage) as set out in the Sikh Rahit Maryada (Sikh code of conduct) and by following the holy book the Guru Granth Sahib.

Sikhism - Sikhism - Sikh practice: A Sikh gurdwara includes both the house of worship proper and its associated langar, or communal refectory.

The Adi Granth must be present at the gurdwara, and all attending must enter with heads covered and feet bare. Sikhs show their reverence by bowing their foreheads to the floor before the sacred scripture.

Buy A study of changes in marriage practices among the Sikhs of Britain by Jagbir Jhutti (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Jagbir Jhutti.

Sikh Marriage Ceremony. In Anand Karaj, four lavan’ (name of Hymns) are recited from Guru Granth Sahib (the Sikh Holy Book), and with each Lavn’, the boy followed by the girl, circumambulate (goes around) Guru Granth Sahib.

The Anand Kirraj Ceremony can be conducted in boy home or in Gurdwarain the presence of Sri Guru Gant Sahib. The marriage can be performed by any Amritdhari Sikh that is someone who had undergone the Amrit Initiation in Sikhism.

He explains to the couple the significance of the marriage, the duties that each need to perform within the sacred relationship, and the general idea of leading a pious life according to Sikh tenets.

One unusual feature of Sikhism is that all Sikh males share the name: "Singh" which means "lion." Women carry the name of "Kaur" which means "princess." This practice apparently started in the early years of the religion, and was a reflection of the Sikh's absolute rejection of the Hindu practice of caste.

The tenth Guru, Guru Gobind Singh Ji, initiated the Sikh baptism ceremony in April AD and thus gave a distinctive identity to the Sikhs. This distinction is represented by five symbols, popularly known as Panj Kakkar or Five K"s, because the first letter of each symbol begins with the letter "K".

About the Sikh Temple (Gurdwara) and it's protocols. Historical Sikh shrines - 5 Takhts & Golden Temple.

Who and what is a Khalsa (Baptized Sikh), Khalsa initiation, physical articles of faith and code of conduct. What is the Rehat Maryada (Official Sikh Code of. Sikhism is a faith having both spiritual and secular components. The Sikh religion began with Guru Nanak who rejected idolatry and caste in favor of equality based on the belief that the creator is present in all of creation without regard to rank, gender, or color.

Sikhism practices are based on the teachings developed by a succession of ten gurus which are recorded in the scripture of Guru Author: Sukhmandir Khalsa. Sikhism preaches that people of different races, religions, or sex are all equal in the eyes of God.

It teaches the full equality of men and women. Women can participate in any religious function or perform any Sikh ceremony or lead the congregation in prayer. History and Practices. The founder of the Sikh religion was Guru Nanak who was born. In a Sikh wedding, scripture is read from the Granth Sahib, and after each section the bride and groom walk around the Guru Granth Sahib, showing their commitment to the teachings being read.

This is done four times. Following this, a communal prayer is said for the couple and religious hymns are sung. Multiple Choice Questions. The important Sikh practice nam simaran, “rememberance of the Name,” can be done by. The marriage of the Sikh ruler with the princess of a neighboring kingdom.

A nationalist movement of recent times that has involved Sikhs in conflict, both within and outside the Sikh community, is commonly called. Anand Karaj (Punjabi: anand kāraj) is the Sikh marriage ceremony, meaning "Blissful Union" or "Joyful Union", that was introduced by Guru Amar four laavaan (hymns which take place during the ceremony) were composed by his successor, Guru Ram was originally legalised in India through the passage of the Anand Marriage Act ofbut is now governed by the Sikh Reht Maryada.Sikh practices are simple, unprecise and practical guidelines laid out by the Gurus for the practice of the "Sikh way of life".

The Gurus emphasise that a Sikh should lead a disciplined life engaged in Naam Simran, meditation on God's name, Kirat Karni, living an honest life of a house-holder, and Wand kay Shako, sharing what one has with the community.Sikhism is a monotheistic religion that was founded over years ago in Punjab, India.

Sikh translates to a "disciple" and was created by Guru Nanak in the 15th century. Nit-Nem Sikh translates to "Daily Discipline" and is a collection of a few Sikh hymns that are to be consumed daily by the Sikhs at specific times throughout the : Sukhmandir Khalsa.