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essentially, mystical Islam
Sikhs: Sikhism was a monotheistic religion founded in Punjab in the 15th century; Sikh men were
distinctive as they were forbidden to shave their beards or cut their hair; also wore turbans and,
did not practice circumcision; considered a martial (warlike) race by the British for helping them
put down the Sepoy Mutiny
Parsis: Zoroastrians of India: dualistic religion of the ancient Persians; arrived in India around
1100 CE; very small but distinct minority
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