Introduction to Sikhism

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Hemkunt Press, 1993 - Sikhism - 148 pages
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Contains 125 questions about Sikh religion. This book also features quotations from Guru Granth Sahib.
  

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this is a very nice book with very good information.If somebody wants to know about Sikhism religion then one must read this book. The introduction of this book is very impressive.

Contents

General 1 What is religion?
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What is the place of religion in the modern age?
12
Can I be happy without religion?
13
Is fear the basis of all religions?
14
What are the characteristics of Sikh religion?
15
What is the need and justification of the Sikh religion?
16
What are the distinctive features of Sikhism?
17
Is Sikhism suited to the conditions of moder n society?
18
What is the mission of the Khalsa?
71
Are the five symbols really necessary?
72
What is the significance of the five symbols?
73
What is the code of discipline for the Khalsa?
74
Is holy congregation Satsang necessary?
76
How should we treat the apostatesPatits?
77
Are there catses among the Sikhs?
78
What is the basic creed of the Sikhs?
79

Is Sikhism a faith of hope and optimism?
19
How does a Sikh reconcile himself to the secular ideal?
20
What is the contribution of Sikhism to the uplift of woman?
21
How has martyrdom helped Sikhism?
22
Does Sikhism insist on faith?
23
What is the role of reason in Sikhism?
24
What is the place of morality in sikh religion?
25
What is the place of sword in Sikhism?
26
Should we teach our religion to our children?
27
What is the role of religion in human life with special reference to Sikhism?
28
God and His Universe 20 Can we prove the existence of God?
30
What do we know of God?
31
Can we exist without a belief in God?
32
What was Gods purpose in creating man?
33
Is the worship of God necessary?
34
How was the world created according toJSikhism?
35
What is the Microcosmic Theory in Sikhism?
37
What is the concept of Truth in Sikhism?
38
What happens to the individual after death?
39
Is there a hell or heaven?
40
WhatisHukam?
41
Principles 33 What is the goal of human life?
43
Is a Guru necessary for spiritual evolution?
44
the Sikh Gurus perform miracles? If so why?
46
What is the relation between the Sikh and the Gunt?
47
Can prayer change things or destiny?
48
Should we ask for worldly things in prayer?
49
What is the Sikh prayer?
50
Is it possible to conquer death? _ _
51
What is Karma?
52
Is there Fate or Freewill according to Sikhism?
53
What is Grace?
54
Who is a saint?
55
What are the five virtues according to Sikhism?
56
What are the five main vices?
57
What is the place of evil according to Sikhism?
58
What is the value of fasting?
59
What is the value of pilgrimage?
60
What is true education according to Sikhism?
61
What is conscience?
62
What is Maya?
63
What is egoism haumai?
64
What is the Name Nam?
65
What is Sahaj Yoga?
66
What is contentment?
67
What is renunciation?
68
What is the role of service Sewa without thoughts of self in Sikhism?
69
What are the stages in spiritual development according to Sikhism?
70
What is the Temple of Bread Langar?
80
What is the scope of comprehensive discipline in a Sikhs life?
82
How can a man turn towards God?
83
Is drinking permitted in Sikhism?
84
What is the attitude of Sikh Faith towards non vegetarian food?
85
Sikh History 77 What was the mission of Guru Nanak?
88
What do you know of Guru Angad?
89
What do you know of Guru Amardas?
90
What do you know of Guru Arjan?
92
What do you know of Guru Har Rai?
93
What do you know of Guru Harkrishan?
94
What do you know of Guru Tegh Bahadur?
95
What do you know of Guru Gobind Singh?
96
What do you know of Banda Singh?
97
What do you know of Maharaja Ranjit Singh?
98
What do you know of BhaiVir Singh?
99
What do you know of Sikh Paintings?
100
Give a brief history of the Golden Temple
101
Give an account of the Singh Sabha Movement
102
What do you know of the Chief Khalsa Diwan?
103
What do you know of the Gurdwara Reform Movement?
104
What do you know of the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee?
105
What is the contribution of the Sikhs to the struggle for Indias indepence?
106
What do you know of Guru Gobind Singh Foundation Chandigarh?
107
What do you know of Guru Nanak Foundation New Delhi?
108
What do you know of Pingalwara Amritsar?
109
Give an account of Sikh residents abroad
110
Sacred Literature 101 What is Gurbani?
112
What do you know of Sri Guru Granth Sahib?
113
What do you know of the Dasam Granth?
114
What is the literary value of the poetry of the Gurus?
115
Give the substance of the Japji
116
Give the substance of the AsadiVar
117
Give the substance of Anand Sahib
118
Give the substance of the Sukhmani Sahib
119
Worship Ceremonies and the Future 109 What is the naming ceremony among the Sikhs?
121
What is the Sikh baptismAmrit?
122
What is Anand Marriage?
123
What is the Death Ceremony among the Sikhs?
124
Describe the Sikh temple
126
Describe the Sikh worship
127
What is the place of sacred music Kirtan in Sikhism?
128
Is there any organised priesthood in Sikhism?
129
Mention the important Sikh festivals
130
What are the seats of Authority Takhats of Sikh religion?
132
Explain the procedure and significance of Gurmaita Gurus decision
133
Give a brief survey of Sikh Studies
134
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