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Unformatted text preview: SIKIHISM- Yilan Shi, Week 9, History 4, Prof Scott Bartchy, TA: Jack Trayor • Veneration of scripture most prominent among all world religions • Mixture of Hinduism and Islam , but rejects aspects of both ( Reject caste /idolatry of Hindu, ? Islam?) o Share w/ Hindu = mysticism & devotion Grew out of Devotional Hinduism (most recent large movement in Hinduism) o Share w/ Islam = monotheism “Everyone who dances, leaps, and sings of other gods (lower case!) is lulled to sleep in the house of riches; such are the perverse w ho have no devotion” (pg 126, old bk) o Started in Punjab region in Northern India • Line of 10 Gurus. After 10 th guru, book is successor! Guru Nanak Guru Angad Amar Das ? Arjan compiled written Adi Granth (1603- 04) b/c his opponents tried to corrupt/talk bad about Sikhism by circulating false books...
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2010 for the course HISTORY 14340204 taught by Professor Andrews during the Winter '09 term at UCLA.
- Winter '09