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Defining a Sikh - Important

Discussion in 'Hard Talk' started by Neutral Singh, Jul 27, 2004.

  1. Neutral Singh

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    DEFINING A SIKH

















    Prof Devinder Singh Chahal, PhD
    Institute for Understanding Sikhism
    4418 Martin-Plouffe, Laval, Quebec, Canada H7W 5L9


    The original link posted in 2005 no longer works. I have attached the article in pdf format as written by Professor Devinder Singh Chahal. See the attachment.
     

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    Professor Chahal's articles are nice to read, as those are with deep details and with analytical study from different resources.

    SP ji, I see letters such as ‘Defining a Sikh’ ... what are those letters such as ’ (TM=trade-mark?). I am not sure, if some editing about this letter should be done, so that Professor's article sanctity remains intact.

    Regards.
     
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    Defining a Sikh

    Defining a Sikh..

    That's a difficult task as definition leads to the destination- how a person has become a sikh- where becoming a sikh is always a work in progress.

    One can define a 'Sikh' by his Bana but rehat can not be defined. As Sikhi is a journey only IK ONG KAAR knows which milestone each of us is at.

    A sikh does not need any definition except being a SIKH, A SEEKER, A LEARNER. The definition isfor the outsiders who do not know what Sikhi is about.

    Hence, It is possible to define SIKHI but not a SIKH.

    Peace & Love

    Tejwant
     
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    Re: Defining a Sikh

    The link has become invalid by now. Anyone who managed to grab a copy of it, can please lend me?
     
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    Re: Defining a Sikh :: Important

    Tejwant Ji
    I understand from your point that it is impossible to define a Sikh
    but could you explain who is a Sikh as my Jewish friend always ask me this question, so how can I explain this to her as she visits Gurdwara with me for Simran in the early hours of the day
    satsiriakal
    kamaljit
     

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