Sikhism Presentation Section

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Sikhism Rachel Lumnitzer and Akash Bhalani
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Overview History Philosophies Customs Worship and Daily Practices Rituals Misconceptions Interviews
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History Migrated from India/Punjab over last 130 yrs Over 20 million worldwide, most live in Punjab Founded during 16th century in Punjab
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Philosophies
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Customs 5 K’s Kesh, uncut hair Kara, steel bracelet Kanga, wooden comb Kaccha, cotton underwear Kirpan, steel sword
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Customs Names Men often use Singh as last name (Lion) Women often use Kaur as last name (Princess) What they wear Men wear Paghri Women wear Sari or Kurta What they eat Forbids killing of animals and Halal foods
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Worship and Daily Practices Gurudwara
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Temples Golden Temple first temple created in Amristar, Punjab First U.S. temple created in 1912 in Stockon, CA Major efforts by Sant Baba Vasakha and Baba Jawala Singh
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2012 for the course ANTH 101 taught by Professor Storniolo during the Winter '12 term at Drexel.

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