Sikhism 14SEPT2009

Sikhism 14SEPT2009 - b. Dharmasala hostelry 3. G. Amardas...

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Guru Nanak – 1499 15 Mill Sikhs worldwide; 1.5% of India Sisya – disciple; siksha – instruction Sant – “sadhu” 1. Bhakti – “devotion” – Vishnu devotion – mantras 2. Yoga – hatha yoga – Shiva 3. Sufi Islam – “suf” – wool God – “Sat Guru” – The True Teacher 1. Guru Nanak (1469-1539) a. Ragas b. 900 hymns – Adi Granth c. janam-sakis – “life testimonies” d. born near Lahore, in Pakistan
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e. Mul Mantra f.Kartarpur 1. Kirtan – singing of hymns 2. Samsara 2. G. Angad (1539-1552) a. Gurmukhi – “from the Guru’s mouth”
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Unformatted text preview: b. Dharmasala hostelry 3. G. Amardas (1552-1574) a. Sikh Shrines start under him 4. G. Ramdas (1574-1581) a. Amritsar b. Mughals c. Guruship becomes hereditary Sodhi family 5. G. Arjan (1581-1606) a. Compiles the Adi Granth b. Harmandir Sahib (the honored temple of Hari/God) c. Organizes donations within the religion; Zakat from Islam 6. G. Hargobind (1606-1644) a. Symbol of two swords (sabers) leads to the Khanda 7. G. Har Rai (1644-1661) 8. G. Har Krishan (1661-1664)...
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