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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.
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Sikh•ism

(ˈsi kɪz əm)

n.
the religion of the Sikhs.
[1845–50]
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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
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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
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Translations
sikhiläisyys
siquismo

Sikhism

[ˈsiːkɪzəm] Nsijismo m
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Sikhism

[ˈsiːkɪzəm] nsikhisme m
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As per Sikhi, the soul's divine purpose is to further its journey beyond the physical.
"Though they claim to be the custodians of Sikhi, they did not do anything for the development of the holy city of Fatehgarh or the Panth," said the Chief Minister and pointed out that it was the Congress government which got the gates constructed in Fatehgarh Sahib and the 40 muktas (minarets) in Muktsar here.
Also in Surrey this month, Sikhi Awareness Foundation, or SAF, will host a Vaisakhi Fest on Sunday, April 14 at Central City Plaza (13450 102nd Ave.), from noon to 5 p.m.
MUZAFFARABAD: The Urs at the shrine of famous saint Syed Sayain Sikhi Sarkar in the
MUZAFFARABAD -- The Urs at the shrine of famous saint Syed Sayain Sikhi Sarkar in the capital district Muzaffarabad will be closed on Monday with great zest, zeal and religious fervor.
Members of the global Sikh charity Basics of Sikhi have flown from London to help the local Sikh community educate local people about the Sikh religion.
Jagraj Singh, striking in a canary yellow turban, had come to represent the Sikh community as a founder member of the charitable organization (http://www.basicsofsikhi.com/about-us/who-are-we/) Basics of Sikhi .
For the Sikh child of the school-going age, the Sikh Rehat Maryada states that 'the Sikh child is to be enrolled at school where he/she can maintain Sikh lifestyle and improve his/her Sikhi discipline'.