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Sikh·ism

 (sēk′ĭz′əm, sĭk′-)
n.
A monotheistic religion founded in northern India in the 1500s by the guru Nanak. Sikhism rejects caste distinctions, idolatry, and asceticism and is characterized by belief in a cycle of reincarnation from which humans can free themselves by living righteous lives as active members of society.

Sikh•ism

(ˈsi kɪz əm)

n.
the religion of the Sikhs.
[1845–50]

Sikhism

the doctrines of a reformed Hindu sect opposed to the caste system, supremacy of Brahrnan priests, magic, idolatry, and pilgrimages. — Sikh, n., adj.
See also: Hinduism
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Sikhism - the doctrines of a monotheistic religion founded in northern India in the 16th century by Guru Nanak and combining elements of Hinduism and IslamSikhism - the doctrines of a monotheistic religion founded in northern India in the 16th century by Guru Nanak and combining elements of Hinduism and Islam
faith, religion, religious belief - a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; "he lost his faith but not his morality"
Adi Granth, Granth, Granth Sahib - the principal sacred text of Sikhism contains hymns and poetry as well as the teachings of the first five gurus
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
Guru - each of the first ten leaders of the Sikh religion
Sikh - an adherent of Sikhism
Guru Nanak, Nanak - Indian religious leader who founded Sikhism in dissent from the caste system of Hinduism; he taught that all men had a right to search for knowledge of God and that spiritual liberation could be attained by meditating on the name of God (1469-1538)
Sikh - of or relating to the Sikhs or their religious beliefs and customs
Translations
sikhiläisyys
siquismo

Sikhism

[ˈsiːkɪzəm] Nsijismo m

Sikhism

[ˈsiːkɪzəm] nsikhisme m
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