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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.
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    Jhatka In Gurdwaras

    Waheguruji ka Khalsa Waheguruji ki Fateh, Many times a goat is slaughterd in Gurdwara permises in Hazur Saheb and the head of the poor goat is carried in a bata in side the main gurdwara and with the blood of the goat the tilak is applied to the Shastrs of Sri Guru Gobind Singhji. Is...
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    Eating Meat- Is It Beneficial Or Not For A Sikh (from Spiritual Perspective) ?

    I know there have been lots of discussions. But none come to any conclusions and ended being very long threads adding more to frustration of a seeker. So a poll for straightforward answer. Please keep in mind to provide answer only and only from spiritual perspective.
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    Background And History Of Jhatka

    Was this a sikh debate, or hindus? Here is a link you may want to include in your original post, it is from the mouth of the authentic Singhs of the Khalsa fauj themselves, for myself there is nothing better than that to reinforce the non vegeterian stance...
  5. SukhmeetSingh Guruwada


    The practise of Jhatka is one of the most recognisable rituals of the Nihang Singhs. It involves killing an animal, usually a goat, with one swift swing of a sword which painlessly kills the animal with one blow. Jhatka is one of the most contentious and misunderstood traditions of the...
  6. Ishna

    Query About Jhatka Meat By Shooting In Head

    Gurfatehji The Pizza thread got me thinking... I recently watched a program here on TV (gee I watch a lot of TV...) where they get lots of people with different opinions and have a guided discussion about a topic. The topic was about meat eating in Australia and we heard the POV from the...
  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. Gyani Jarnail Singh

    What Is Jhatka? Tricky Reality

    Dear All, A dear friend in a recent mail mused about "academics and scholars and vidwaans..etc " arguing endlessly about this "meat-jhatka-hallal" subject when Guru Nanak ji Sahib only mentioned "moorakhs". as in "Maas maas kar moorakh jhaggrrey..." Are we i ndeed beating about the bush on a...
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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...
  10. 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...
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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...
  12. Randip Singh

    Petition To The Indian Government For Jhatka

    Has anoyone else seen this? Copy of the Petition before Parliament of India | jhatka.org Copy of the Petition before Parliament of India Posted on April 18 2010 by admin ____________________ Filed on Monday, 14th Day of December 2009.———- To The Secretary General Rajya Sabha Parliament of...
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    India Jhatka At Hazoor Sahib Gurdwara

    SSA Recently I have seen some clips on youtube about jhatka at some historical gurdwaras. Not only jhatka but also offering ( bhog lagana ) it to the shashtras of Dasam pita. All the karamkands (brahmanical style of rites) during and after the jhatka were more ironical. I believe that eating...
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    Jhatka With Gun

    YouTube - nihang singh_mpeg1video.mpg
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    Jhatka Jhatka or Chatka meat (Hindi झटका, Punjabi: ਝਟਕਾ jhaṭkā, from Sanskrit ghātaka "killing") is meat from an animal which has been killed by a single strike of a sword or axe to sever the head, as opposed to Jewish slaughter (shechita) or Islamic slaughter (dhabihah) in which the animal...
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    Jhatka Used For Tilak

    Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh, Please somebody explain to me what is meaning of this? I was told by my cousin that at Hazoor Sahib, at the end of Akhand Path, they sacrifice a lamb and use the blood for Tilak. I recently had a chance to check this out myself on the Youtube. I...
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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...
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    American Sikh Roughed Up Over Jhatka

    http://www.tribuneindia.com/2008/20081030/punjab1.htm l An American Sikh had a miraculous escape when he was attacked by followers of a Sikh sect, for raising objection over the slaughtering of a goat and then applying ‘tilak’ of its blood on weapons. The American Sikh was dragged by...
  19. Archived_member7

    Promoting JHATKA

    Saadh Sangatji, Waheguruji ka Khalsa Waheguruji ki Fateh Our TENTH Guru Maharaj ji (THE TRUE EMPEROR) had ordered us to abstain from eatiing halal and consume meat only slaughter by Jhatka ..can we not try to promote it ? can we have fliers requesting Jhatka ? Can we also remind the Hindus...
  20. Randip Singh

    Fools Who Wrangle Over Flesh

    FOOLS WHO WRANGLE OVER FLESH FOREWARD The authors of this paper (one a vegetarian and one meat eating Sikh) wrangled hard with their own common sense which told them, dont be a fool and start wrangling over an issue which our great Gurus dismissed as not worthy of discussion. We did...