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February 21, 2017

 

Concept of Hukam –  Concept of Hukam, God’s Will, as outlined in Gurbani added under Philosophy.

 

January 06, 2017

 

Bebe Nanki Ji – Biography of Bebe Nanki Ji added under history.

 

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Uniqueness of Sikhism

 

Summary differences between Sikhism, Hinduism and Islam

Mantra

Sikhs - JapJi Sahib

Hindus - Gyatri

Muslims - Kalma

Mangla Charan (invocatory Word or phrase)

Sikhs - Ik Oankar

Hindus - Ikom, Sri Ganesh Namo etc

Muslims - Bismilla etc

Greetings on meeting

Sikhs - Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh

Hindus - Namaste or Ram Ram 

Muslims - Salamand

Religious Scriptures

Sikhs – Guru Granth Sahib Ji

For Hindus – Vedas

Muslims – Quran

Sacred Places

Sikhs – Amritsar, Abchal Nagar and above all name of Waheguru

For Hindus – Ganges, Gaya, Prayag etc

Muslims – Mecca, Medina

Places of Worship

Sikhs – Gurdwara Sahib or Dharamshala

Hindus – Thakurdwara, Shivala

Muslims – Mosque

Direction at worship

Sikhs – all directions are the same

Hindus – East

Muslims – West (Mecca is in the west from India)

Time of bath

Sikhs – Amrit Vela (early morning).

Hindus - sunrise

Muslims - Vuju before the call prayer

Prayers

Sikhs - JapJi Sahib, Jaap Sahib, Sawayeeas, Chaupai Sahib, Anand Sahib, Rehraas Sahib and Sohila Sahib

Hindus - Gyatri, Ramayana

Muslims - Five Prayers

Important Rites

Sikhs – Pahul (Baptism) of double edged sword

Hindus – wearing Janeau (sacred thread)

Muslims – Circumcision

Symbols

Sikhs – Five Kakkars (Kirpan, Kangha, Kes, Kara, Kacherra).

Hindus – Tilak, Rosary, Dhoti

Muslims – cutting of mustaches in a particular fashion

Revered Individuals

Sikhs- Khalsa of the Guru

Hindus – Brahmin

Muslims – Qazi, Mullah, Sayads

Auspicious days

Sikhs – Gurpurabs (days of the Gurus)

Hindus – Janam Ashtami, Raam Naumi

Muslims – Eed

Offerings

Sikhs – Karah Parshaad.

Hindus – Choorma (mixture of various grains), fruits

Muslims – halal meat (sacrificial lamb)

Language

Sikhs- Gurmukhi

Hindus - Devnagri

Muslims - Arabic