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    Islam Islam Overview

    Islam : Overview of the religion ! The meaning of the word Islam : Islam is an Arabic word meaning "submission (to God)" and is described as a "Deen" in Arabic, meaning "way of life" and/or "religion". It has an etymological relationship to other Arabic words, such as Salaam, meaning...
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    Langar - The Free Kitchen - A Simple Overview

    This thread is dedicated to newcomers to Sikhism or anyone else who may want to know more about the tradition of langar. The first post is again from the About.com blog of Sukhmander Khalsa. If you click on the pictures you will see a larger version of the photograph and a brief description of...
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    Gurdwara - What To Expect - A Simple Overview

    Sangat ji There are topics that many newcomers to Sikhism ask about frequently. The first visit to a gurdwara is something that I have noticed causes a little case of nerves. It is understandable because when a religion is completely new -- and when services fall completely outside of one's...
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    Hinduism Hinduism Overview

    Hinduism Overview Hinduism: a brief overview 10th century Khajuraho Mandir (Temple) in Madhya Pradesh Hinduism rests on the spiritual bedrock of the Vedas, hence Veda Dharma, and their mystic issue, the Upanishads, as well as the teachings of many great Hindu gurus through the ages. Many...