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Sikhism

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ISBN-10: 0140252606

ISBN-13: 9780140252606

Edition: 1997

Authors: Hew McLeod

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At the heart of Sikhism are ten gurus, from the founding father Nanak to Gobind Singh, who transferred authority from individual leaders on to the scriptures and the community itself. McLeod explores how the religion's distinctive beliefs emerged.
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date: 2/1/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 0.75" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

List of Text Figures
Acknowledgements
Glossary
Introduction
Map
History
The Early Gurus
The Developing Panth
The Later Gurus
The Growth and Expansion of the Panth: 1708 to the Present Day
Religion
Sikh Doctrine
Khalsa, Rahit and the Fight for Justice
Worship, Ritual and Distinctive Customs
Sacred Writings of the Sikhs
Sikh Sects
Society
Defining a Sikh
Features of Sikh Society
Sikhism and Gender
Sikhs of the Diaspora
The Ultimate Authority
Translations of the Scriptures
The Early-morning Order: Japji, Jap and the Ten Savayyas
The Evening Prayer: Sodar Rahiras
Kirtan Sohila
Ardas: The Khalsa Prayer
Notes and References
Reference Citations
Bibliographic Note
Index