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30 Facts About Sikh faith
Guru Hargobind, the sixth Sikh faith Guru, established the concept of mutual co-existence of the miri and piri realms.
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Sikh faith scripture opens with the Mul Mantar, fundamental prayer about ik onkar.
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Sikh faith ethics emphasize the congruence between spiritual development and everyday moral conduct.
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Sikh faith taught that the most important form of worship is Bhakti.
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But, most Sikh faith gurdwaras forbid aarti during their Bhakti practices.
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Sikh faith gurus taught that by constantly remembering the divine name and through selfless service the devotee overcomes egotism.
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Sikh faith gurus established a mechanism which allowed the Sikh faith religion to react as a community to changing circumstances.
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Old copies of the Sikh faith scripture are not thrown away, rather funerary services are performed.
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Sikh faith was a reformer, and discouraged veiling of women's faces as well as sati.
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Sikh faith encouraged the Kshatriya people to fight in order to protect people and for the sake of justice, stating this is Dharma.
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Sikh faith moved his commune of Sikhs there and the place then was called Ramdaspur, after him.
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Sikh faith's martyrdom is considered a watershed event in the history of Sikhism.
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Sikh faith married three women, built a fort to defend Ramdaspur and created a formal court called Akal Takht, now the highest Khalsa Sikh religious authority.
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The emperor found a verse in the Sikh faith scripture insulting to Muslims, and Ram Rai agreed it was a mistake then changed it.
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Sikh faith nominated his younger son Guru Har Krishan to succeed him in 1661.
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Sikh faith was succeeded by his son, Gobind Rai, who militarised his followers by creating the Khalsa in 1699, and baptising the Panj Piare.
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Sikh faith Khalsa's rise to power began in the 17th century during a time of growing militancy against Mughal rule.
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Sikh faith organised the civilian rebellion and abolished or halted the Zamindari system in time he was active and gave the farmers proprietorship of their own land.
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The Sikh faith leaders made desperate petitions, but all religious communities were suffering in the political turmoil.
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Early Sikh faith sects were Udasis and Minas founded by Sri Chand – the elder son of Guru Nanak, and Prithi Chand – the elder son of Guru Ram Das respectively, in parallel to the official succession of the Sikh faith Gurus.
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