Khalsa


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Khalsa

(ˈkælsə)
n
(Hinduism) an order of the Sikh religion, founded (1699) by Guru Gobind Singh. Members vow to wear the five Ks, to eat only ritually killed meat, and to refrain from committing adultery or cutting their hair

khalsa

A collective term for all baptized Sikhs. The word means pure ones.”
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Khalsa - the group of initiated Sikhs to which devout orthodox Sikhs are ritually admitted at puberty; founded by the tenth and last Guru in 1699
Sikhism - the doctrines of a monotheistic religion founded in northern India in the 16th century by Guru Nanak and combining elements of Hinduism and Islam
organized religion, religion, faith - an institution to express belief in a divine power; "he was raised in the Baptist religion"; "a member of his own faith contradicted him"
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Then an Akali, a wild-eyed, wild-haired Sikh devotee in the blue-checked clothes of his faith, with polished-steel quoits glistening on the cone of his tall blue turban, stalked past, returning from a visit to one of the independent Sikh States, where he had been singing the ancient glories of the Khalsa to College-trained princelings in top-boots and white-cord breeches.
Khalsa breached his fiduciary duties to the Sikh religious community founded by the late Yogi Bhajan and that he and other Golden Temple Management members were unjustly enriched, when they gained ownership of 90 percent of the prosperous company in 2007.
Nine years previously, on Vaisakhi day in 1699, the tenth Guru, Guru Gobind Singh Ji, created the Khalsa Order, a body of exalted, initiated disciples who would commit to this vision.
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Vaisakhi celebrates the day when the Tenth Guru of the Sikhs, Gobind Singh Ji Mararaj, created the order of the Khalsa, or the 'Pure Ones' in 1699.
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Shiromani Gurdwara Parbhandhak Committee (SGPC) the premier body of the Sikhs with Dal Khalsa and SAD (Panch Pardani) on Thursday observed the martyrdom day of Beant Singh, who assassinated late Indira Gandhi the then Prime Minister of India 29 years ago on this day.
The court made the observation while directing the SGTB Khalsa College to give more time to Yashverdhhan Bhanndari, a student who wanted to migrate to the institute from Maharaja Agrasen College.
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