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Western perspective on the Sikh religion

Darshan Singh

Western perspective on the Sikh religion

by Darshan Singh

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Published by Sehgal Publishers Service in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sikhism.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDarshan Singh.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL2018 .D38 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination217 p. ;
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1684330M
    ISBN 108185477027
    LC Control Number91905985

      The Sikh Perspective of Meditation practices. If there is a means of Divine attainment in the western faith, it has not been given a name. In the Indian religion, when one embraces the Vaishnav faith one is required to imbibe five practices, one of which is the recitation of Name. The tendency to present the central concerns of Sikh. Conferences, Lectures, Workshops PAPER ABSTRACTS Sikhism and Critical Theory. A Sikh Perspective Jasdev S. Rai religion etc), the promises of western progress, of modernity and civilization are becoming increasing incredulous. The temporal and spatial distortions caused by globalization, underpinned by economic, cultural and.

      Part I. "Indian Religions" and Western Thought 1. Mono-theo-lingualism: Religion, Language, and Subjectivity in Colonial North India 2. Hegel and the Comparative Imaginary of the West Part II. Theology as Cultural Translation 3. Sikhism and the Politics of Religion-Making 4. Violence, Mysticism, and the Capture of Subjectivity Part III.   Paper presented in International Sikh Conferences 19th Century Western Perspective of SikhS and their Scripture Dr. K.S. Bajwa Prof. Incharge, Sikh History Research Department, Khalsa College Amritsar INTRODUCTION 19th century western writings on the Sikhs and their past synchronise with the politics of British imperialists in the Indian sub-continent.

    1. Darshan Singh, Western Perspective on the Sikh Religion. Delhi, 2. Khurana, Gianeshwar, British Historiography on the Sikh Power in the Punjab. Delhi, 3. Macauliffe, Max Arthur, The Sikh Religion: Its Gurus, Sacred Writings and Authors. Oxford, About The Sikh View on Happiness. Sukhmani (The Pearl of Happiness) is a popular Sikh text by Guru Arjan, which inculcates the Sikh religious ethos and philosophical perspective on wellbeing and happiness. The book features a new translation of this celebrated Sikh .


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New Delhi: Sehgal Publishers Service, Two centuries of Western Writings on Sikhism form an independent tradition of interpretation and a distinct perspective. The present study seeks to elaborate and explore the nature of the Western perspective on the Sikh religion, focusing on its distinctive features.

It aims at bringing out the contribution of the western writers to the understanding of the Sikh tradition and faith.

Read Online The Sikh Religion and Download The Sikh Religion book full in PDF formats. Book of question and answers on Sikh Religion with colourful pictures.

; in Religion Western Perspective on the Sikh Religion. Author: Darshan Singh. Publisher: South Asia Books. ISBN. Book Review. Understanding Sikhs and Their Religion: A Christian Perspective. Santosh Raj. Winnipeg, MB and Hillsboro, KS: Kindred, 70 pages.

Reviewed by Alicia Hughes-Jones. In the author’s words, he has written a book to serve “as a tool for the Christian to reach out to Sikhs.”. During the past Years, several non-Sikhs have contributed positively and negatively to the Sikh world and the history of the Sikhs.

In this book, the author have presented the sketches of these persons with regard to their relations with the Sikhs. These are not their comprehensive biographies. At home of course it was a different matter. It was a Sikh household in which the centre of life was the Guru Granth.

The holy book is regarded as the divine revelation and utmost respect is paid to it. As children we'd help our parents dress the Book in silks and brocades. It was put on a pedestal while we sat on the floor in front. Full text of "18th Century Western Perspective Of the Sikhs and Their Scripture" See other formats 18th Century Vtfestren (Perspective Of the Si^hs and Their Scripture Dr.

Balwant Singh Dhillon Head, Dept. of Guru Nanak Studies, G.N.D. University, Amritsar. The works on Sikh history and religion produced in the recent past are invariably.

Sikhism (/ ˈ s ɪ k ɪ z əm /), or Sikhi (Sikkhī, [ˈsɪkːʰiː]; Punjabi: ਸਿੱਖੀ, from ਸਿੱਖ, Sikh, 'disciple', 'seeker', or 'learner'), is a religion that originated in the Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent around the end of the 15th century.

Though it is one of the youngest of the major religions, it is the world's fifth largest organized religion, as well as the. It highlights those dimensions of Sikh thought which are relevant to the discussion of time honoured issues in the philosphy of religion,such as arguments for the existence of God,the problem of evil,and so this sense the book is also an attempt to deprovincialise the Western philosophy of religion,by contextualising it in an Indian Author: Arvind Sharma.

Sikhs (/ s iː k / or / s ɪ k /; Punjabi: ਸਿੱਖ, sikkh,) are people associated with Sikhism, a monotheistic religion that originated in the 15th century, in the Punjab region in the northern part of the Indian subcontinent, based on the revelation of Guru Nanak.

The term Sikh has its origin in the words शिष्य (), meaning a "disciple" or a "student".Canada:The Sikh Religion: A Symposium, p.

56, quoted in Western Perspective on Sikhs D.S. Robert Needum Cust, Sikh Land or the Country of Baba Nanak, Linguistic and. Sikhism: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions #), Eleanor Nesbitt The Sikh religion has a following of over 20 million people worldwide and is ranked as the world's fifth largest religion.

However, events such as the verbal and physical attacks on Sikhs just after September 11 indicated that they were being mistaken for Muslims, and suggests that the raising of sufficient and /5.

Judaism is regarded as a True religion but incomplete (without Gospel, and Messiah) Islam is regarded as a false religion, Christianity does not accept the Qur'an as true. All faiths will get what they work towards. Sikhism does not condemn others to Hell or say if you are not Sikh you are eternally damned.

Trumpp's Translation Of Portions Of The Guru Granth Sahib, first published in under the title The Adi Granth, was the earliest attempt at rendering the Scripture of the Sikhs into another language.

The translator, Dr Ernest Trumpp (), an eminent linguist proficient in several languages, western as well as eastern, was born on 13 March at Ilsfeldt, a village in Wurtemberg.

Form The Jacket Contemporary dynamics processes of globalization have facilitated the spatial movement of communities such as the Sikhs that are no larger territorially limited to a certain area.

This has given rise to an urgent need to revise both conventional notions and theoretical understandings to accommodate the new deterritorialized concept of culture. In Sikh traditions, there is total rejection of the caste system as it was most damaging and weakening.

It completely negated the humanitarian and equality principles fundamental to the Sikh creed. Sri Guru Nanak Dev, founder of the Sikh religion, and nine other Sikh Gurus strongly attacked the caste rigidities and a life full of superstitions.

The deposition of the Maharaja of Nabha, who was deemed to be pro-Sikh because of his leanings and having sponsored the Anand Marriage Act, involving separateness of Sikh Maryada and social custom and identity, was also considered to be a part of the plan to throttle the independence of Sikh religion.

It is significant that this struggle. Sort by Title Sort by Author Sort by Year. 18th Century Western Perspective Of The Sikhs And Their Scripture. by Dr. Balwant Singh Dhillon () This paper was presented in International Sikh Conferences in celebration of four hundred years of compilation of Guru Granth Sahib.

Attack On Akal Takht. by Mark Tully and Satish Jacob. A Perspective on Sikhi. Whenever we attempt to study or understand a subject, it's crucial to always start with the basics. So when I started looking into Sikhi, I took the same approach; looking at the questions of what Sikhi is, what the fundamental principles of it ."Sikhism" is an excellent, objective history and overview of the Sikh religion.

It is written from an academic's perspective; as such, some observations may not sit well with a devoted follower of the religion--the same as a Christian might be uneasy with an academic treatise on Christianity.4/5(6).For me keeping my hair is firstly out of my dedication to the Sikh religion, but even when I went through my own phase of coming to terms with religion I never once considered cutting my hair, and that was because even if I wasn’t sure about the faith aspect of my tradition, it was the cultural heritage that mattered to me more.