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Discussion in 'Breaking News' started by Neutral Singh, Oct 7, 2004.

  1. Neutral Singh

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    Jun 1, 2004
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    Sikhism is a religion practised by some 22.5 million people worldwide, but while the image of the Sikh man with long hair tied up and wearing a turban is famous, what is the religion about? One local Sikh businessman in Galway provides the answers.

    Ravinder Gill is a Sikh who has been living in Galway since 1986. He is a director of Maspac, a specialist contract developer and manufacturer of medical devices, based in the Mervue Business Park. It's there I meet him to talk about the Sikh religion and the important role it plays in his life.

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  3. Arvind

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    Ravinder Gill did a good job as per best of his knowledge. So concisely put the information. Living life as a sikh in a place, where not many sikhs are around him with no Gurudwara, is commendable. Quick search yeilded a gurudwara in Dublin though.

    A few following things caught my attention, please correct me with correct information:

    1. Guru Nanak then toured Burma, Sri Lanka, Israel, Kashmir, and Mecca, and this is why there is a lot of Islamic contribution to our religion.
    --- Not sure about Isreal! Not sure, what is meant by lot of Islamic contribution, I mean in what sense it is said so!

    2. thought is important. The body and how you treat it is also important
    --- Very nicely said. Even the final msg abt viewing other religions is good one.

  4. devinesanative

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    Though there may be many instances of Islamic Contribution.

    One of the biggest Islamic contribution might be , though it was negative , the tyranny and oppession to non-muslim.

    This was the turning point of Sikhism , which gave birth to the KHALSA.

    As learned people have said , whatever happens , happens for good , even if a bad thing happens.

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