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  1. I

    Are There "rituals" In Sikhism?

    Greeting everyone, I would like to preface my question(s) with a little background information about me. I was raised as a protestant christian and was fairly religious as a child with a pretty personal relationship with God. Late high school/early college a combination of my strong science...
  2. IJSingh

    On Sects & Denominations In Sikhi By I.J. Singh

    Recently a gurduara in North America ran into a problem. It wanted to sponsor a religious worker from India. There may be ways to circumvent the law but they were told that it required the beneficiary and the petitioner to certify that both belong to the same religious denomination or sect of...
  3. M

    Interesting Questions Regarding Sikh Conversion

    Hi there! I have a few questions about Sikhism. I am an American girl who is really new to the Sikh culture and way of life, and I'd love to learn more from someone more experienced :happykudi: (that being said, I apologize if anything I ask here comes off as rude or offensive; that isn't my...
  4. SaintSoldier1699

    Sects Promotion Of Nirmala's

    Dear All, I came across a programme recently made on UK's Sikh Channel in regards to educating the common Sikh about the Nirmala's Samprada. 030612 Talk show with Sant Baba Davinder Singh ji - YouTube I know all those on the video are biased as they all believe in/promote babay...
  5. spnadmin

    Sects Sects In Sikhism (in Punjabi From Www.sikhsundesh.net)

    It is typically very hard to find web-based information on this topic. Apologies. It is in Punjabi only without an English translation, from SikhSundesh nwmDwrI, rwDwswmI, inrMkwrI, nwnksr, sMpRdwvW crnjIq isMG bl Note:- To read this article please download gurbaniwt fonts from...
  6. spnadmin

    Sects Working Bibliography Of Serious Scholarship On Sects Within Sikhism

    Randip ji You began this sub-forum asking posters to provide serious scholarship on the subject of sects, cults and groups within Sikhism. Given the requirement of serious scholarship, the task becomes quite difficult, if seeking this information on the world wide web. Here are some...
  7. P

    Social Neglect Leading To Growing Influence Of Sects: Experts

    Social neglect leading to growing influence of sects: Experts May 29th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, May 29 (IANS) Punjab came to a grinding halt for nearly two days after followers of Dera Sachh Khand protested violently against the attack on their leaders in...
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    Sikh News Sikh Priests Reject Indian Sect's Apology Over Guru Adverts (TODAYonline)

    Pakistani activists of Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee Gurdwara Dera Sahib protest against the Dera Sacha Sauda sect in Lahore, 24 May 2007. Sikh priests have rejected an apology from a religious sect for adverts showing its leader dressed as a revered guru which triggered violence in Punjab...
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    Sikh News Sikh Priests Reject Indian Sect's Apology Over Guru Adverts (AFP Via Yahoo! News)

    Sikh priests have rejected an apology from a religious sect for adverts showing its leader dressed as a revered guru which triggered violence in Punjab, a senior cleric said. More...
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    Sikh News Sikh Priests Reject Indian Sect's Apology Over Guru Adverts (AFP Via Yahoo!7 News)

    AMRITSAR, India (AFP) - Sikh priests have rejected an apology from a religious sect for adverts showing its leader dressed as a revered guru which triggered violence in Punjab, a senior cleric said Wednesday. More...
  11. Archived_Member16

    Christianity Sikh Sects Differ Just Like Christian Denominations !

    http://www.tracypress.com/ourTown/2005-07-16-neighbor.php Sikh sects differ just like Christian denominations Published July 16, 2005, in Our Town for the Tracy Press. “I am a Methodist.” “I go to our local Baptist Church.” “I am a Catholic.” I belong to the Church of England.” These are...
  12. Admin Singh

    Sects Sects With In Sikhism

    This is how Sikh faith is misrepresented to the world... http://atheism.about.com/library/FAQs/sikh/blfaq_sikh_sects.htm The Sikh religion is not an entirely monolithic faith - there are several sects which are not recognized by the majority of Sikhs as orthodox in their teachings and...
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