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    Is Consumption Of Meat Acceptable In Sikhism?

    Is consuming meat acceptable in sikhism? If no, please give me strong points to support this. However, according to this article, we are allowed to eat meat but it should not be HALAL. Sikhism Religion of the Sikh People Thanks.
  2. Rajveer_97

    Opinion It's Been A Year Since I Started Following Sikhi. Here's What I've Learned And Would Like Thoughts

    Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh! Hello brothers and sisters, this is my first time posting here after being a long time lurker. I truly admire the community on here, many people who're aiming to follow the spiritual path of Sikhi. Now, I haven't had much company of other Sikhs...
  3. spnadmin

    General Bradford Sikhs Oppose Halal Meat Plant Near Gurdwara

    Sikhs in British city oppose halal meat plant near gurdwara http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/sikhs-in-british-city-oppose-halal-meat-plant-near-gurdwara-113081000366_1.html Members of the Sikh community in the northern British city of Bradford have come out against a...
  4. Tejwant Singh

    World Polish Exports Of Meat For Jews, Muslims In Limbo

    Polish exports of meat for Jews, Muslims in limbo By VANESSA GERA | Associated Press – 6 hrs ago WARSAW, Poland (AP) — For some, it was a barbaric way to treat animals. For others, it was great business. Until January, slaughterhouses across Poland — a deeply Catholic nation — were the...
  5. Gyani Jarnail Singh

    Malaysia ‘Halal’ Elevators At Four-star Hotel

    ‘Halal’ elevators at four-star hotel Jared Pereira http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2013/01/09/halal-elevators-at-four-star-hotel/ PETALING JAYA: The Crystal Crown hotel here has signboards erected next to three elevators which state that only “halal” goods can be transported...
  6. Scarlet Pimpernel

    What Is Wrong With Halal Now?

    The history and idea of us rejecting halal was a symbolic gesture against the forced acceptance of Islamlic principles or faith. When Punjab is now ruled by a Hindu Government who are we rebelling against when the rulers are vegetarian? How can it symbolise anything now , no one is being...
  7. spnadmin

    World Dutch Close To Ban On Kosher, Halal Slaughter

    THE Dutch Parliament has passed a bill banning the slaughter of livestock without stunning it first, removing an exemption that allowed Jews and Muslims to butcher animals according to their centuries-old dietary rules. If enacted and enforced, religious groups say observant Jews and Muslims...
  8. spnadmin

    The Divisive Taboo Of Halal For Sikhs (from Langar Hall)

    A general reminder. Debate issues not personalities. At all costs, avoid slurring the morality, character or identity of anyone, or your comments will be deleted. Avoid abusive language. Comments going off into a tanget about veg versus meat will be moved to another thread. Sorry to have to do...
  9. Archived_Member16

    Politics How Democracy Became Halal

    How Democracy Became Halal By REUEL MARC GERECHT - THE NEW YORK TIMES Published: February 6, 2011 Tel Aviv IN the Western study of medieval Islamic history, the institution of iqta — land grants from the sovereign to his soldiers — once loomed large, because scholars searched for...
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    Man Deceives Woman Into Marrying Him. Inducts Her Into Flesh Trade

    Man deceives woman into marrying him Inducts her into flesh trade Kulwinder Sandhu Tribune News Service Moga, December 16 A man allegedly forced a young Dalit woman into prostitution after marrying her fraudulently and kept her under the influence of intoxicants for about two months...
  11. Shanger

    Video On Halal Meat In UK Stores

    For guys who like to make sure to avoid ritually slaughtered meat in the UK, this could be worth a watch. YouTube - The Secret Halal Meat Scandal
  12. spnadmin

    The Word Become Flesh (Interview With Khushwant Singh)

    The Word Become Flesh The Sunset Club, says the indefatigable Khushwant Singh, 96, is his swansong. Or so he says. Sheela Reddy on Khushwant Singh But why?” I ask Khushwant Singh when he firmly pronounces that his sixth and latest novel, The Sunset Club, will be his last. “I am...
  13. Chaan Pardesi

    UK Harrow Urges To Consider NON Halal Meat

    HARROW Council has urged all headteachers in the borough to consider a non-Halal meat option in schools. Angry parents and religious leaders have accused schools of ignoring the rights of non-Muslim parents and their children by making Halal the only meat option in secondary schools. The...
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    Girls Forced Into The Flesh Trade, What Can Be Done?

    Jalandhar, Punjab: The lure of greener pastures, coupled with the nexus of a fake travel agent, has landed two girls into the vicious circle of forcible prostitution. The girls have been trapped at Singapore since June 19. President of Lok Bhalai Party, Balwant Singh Ramoowalia, lodged a...
  15. Randip Singh

    Islam Halal Burger Only Chain Causes Discord In France

    BBC News - French fast food chain Quick sparks halal burger appeal See the article
  16. spnadmin

    After Burqa, Halal Hamburgers Infuriate French Politicians

    February 19, 2010 http://www.zeenews.com/<wbr>news605366.html Paris: A move by a French fast-food chain to offer halal menues at a handful of restaurants has left some politicians fuming, in the latest row over France's increasingly visible Muslim minority. The Quick chain has taken...
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    Re: Ardas Over Food = Purification Like Halal?

    WAHEGURU WORD The word “Waheguru/ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂ” was never used by Sikh Gurus and is absent from their compositions in AGGS. The words “Gur Wahe” comes twice in AGGS in two hymns of Guru Amardas and Guru Arjan; ਨਾਨਕ ਸਤਿਗੁਰ ਵਾਹੁ ਵਾਹੁ ਜਿਸ ਤੇ ਨਾਮੁ ਪਰਾਪਤਿ ਹੋਇ ॥ Nānak saṯgur vāhu vāhu jis ṯė nām...
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    Eating Human Flesh?

    what about eating human flesh in Sikhism? as long as the human was not ritually slaughtered, of course... maybe it would be preferable to kill the human by Jhatka method.. (although i don't see the logic there, because Jhatka is hindu method of sacrificing animals to Kali, but ok) the question...
  19. Randip Singh

    Ardas Over Food = Purification Like Halal?

    Hi People, I had an interesting conversation a while ago in the Gurudwara at a Langaar where a devout Sikh friend I know said that when we have food before Langaar and do Ardas over it we are purifying it, just like Muslim's do Halal. I was taken a back and argued that we given thanks to God...
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    Islam Why Not Halal Meat?

    Can anyone please clear this matter with me: Why halal meat is not allow in Sikh religion? me, the ignorant