The Sikh rites, Adi Granth, Guru Granth Sahib
Sikhism dogma is centered on the reading of the Adi Grant ("First Book") which are compiled the teachings of Nanak and his successors. It was begun by Guru Arjan in 1604 and completed by Guru Govind Singh in 1705. This concludes the revelation. This is a compilation of about 15,575 divided into 3,884 hymns written mostly in Hindi or Punjabi, with the alphabet of Nanak (as Robert Quilloux). The standard edition is 1,400 pages. The book shows the mysticism of the Gurus, their devotion to God as a spiritual master.
The Adi Granth became the supreme authority and becomes the eleventh guru in 1708 becoming the Guru Granth Sahib. Book reading is the only Sikh ritual. It is placed on a cushion in the prayer room, venerated by the faithful who make offerings to him. When it is not used it is draped. It is open three times a day, a random page to avoid the divine lessons chooses. When it is read, a Sikh is in charge of protecting the impurities waving a fan. It must be transported only on the head. The introduction begins with the Mula Mantru followed by hymns sung. These hymns were classified according to their ragu (musical modes), their length, their nature and their author, beginning with Nanak. The book ends with Appendix beads Featured Rag. The Sikh bow facing the Guru Granth Sahib not as a Hindu in front of an idol but to show their respect and submission to the will of God.
[...] The sacred book models the conscience Sikhs. This is what embodies their lives and society, and thus makes a separate Sikh religion Initiation To become a Sikh 100% must be entered into the Khalsa community, no matter the religion of his parents. In the rite of initiation (pahul / Samskara) the young Sikh (around fourteen or sixteen) can enter the Khalsa community. The pahul is administered by five Sikh Amritdharis (the smallest unit of the Khalsa Panth) .They are supposed to be perfect obedience to Rehat and know by heart the Gurbanis (speech of the Gurus). [...]
[...] The book ends with Appendix beads Featured Rag. The Sikh bow facing the Guru Granth Sahib not as a Hindu in front of an idol but to show their respect and submission to the will of God. A Sikh does not bow to anyone or anything except God represented by his word in the Guru Granth Sahib. Clearly in Islam as the center of worship based on the reading of the holy book. Even if it does not approach the Qur'an. [...]
[...] Following the ceremony, the men will be appointed by Singh (lion) and women Kaur (princess) Worship If Jews and Christians the Sabbath on Sunday, Sikhs do not have special days to celebrate their worship Religious practice It is in three ways: the daily recitation of Granth Sahib copy is in every Sikh house) and the Mul Mantra in the survey. Family recitation; it's a meeting every morning in the presence of the family of Granth Sahib. Reading is done on a random page. But this practice is not general to all Sikh families. assistance to the congregation at Gurdwara (Temple) The cardinal points Sikhism has four cardinal points. Kirat Karna: Making a living honestly. A Sikh can steal, tamper with, cheat, exploit others for a living. He must be honest, not to be corrupted or use other dishonest means. [...]
[...] For Sikhs it is a spiritual and human duty. The Sikh will then show tolerance, modesty without knowing selfishness. But if the Seva is hypocritically practiced in a spirit of deception or social or material gain, it is worthless to them that does. We can give the example of Bhai Singh Ghanaya who cared and brought water on the battlefield the wounded of both sides without distinction of friend or foe. Le seva There is therefore a strong solidarity among Sikhs. [...]
[...] This is the temple which is also a reading of the passages. Before skihs should touch the ground and make offerings .We will then make reading the Ardas. This prayer given to God's grace, prayers recalling the suffering and the glory of the Sikh community. The prayer ends with Raj Karega Khalsa "Khalsa will reign." the gurdwara Bibliography Tools: Dictionary of Eastern wisdom, Paris, Robert Laffont, October 1991 From Houtre Michael, Encyclopedia of Religion Volume Sikhs under dir. Frederic Lenoir and Ysé T.Masquelier, Lonrai Bayard edition, November 1991 Harbans Singh, Dictionary of Religions, Paris, PUF, January 1984 Joanne O'Brien and Martin Palmer, Atlas of World Religions, China, other Edition 1994 Fiction: Jean-Alphonse Bernard, of the Indian Empire to the Republic of India (1935 to present), Paris, Imprimerie Nationale Editions, coll Our Century 1994 Cattle Michel, History of India, Paris, PUF, coll What do I know? [...]
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