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
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Sikhs in British city oppose halal meat plant near gurdwara
Members of the Sikh community in the northern British city of Bradford have come out against a...
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...
‘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...
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...
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...
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How Democracy Became Halal
By REUEL MARC GERECHT - THE NEW YORK TIMES
Published: February 6, 2011
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...
Man deceives woman into marrying him
Inducts her into flesh trade
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...
The Word Become Flesh
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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...
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.
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...
February 19, 2010
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...
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...
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)
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...