Sikh Faith is an epitome of Universal Faith for the Spiritual uplift of humanity. Guru Granth Sahib - the holy Scripture contains divine Hymns only of six Sikh…
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#SikhFaith #SikhFaithBook Sikh Faith book Extract Health Based Reasons Man is not designed to eat meat A piece of meat is just a part of a corpse and its putrefaction creates poisonous wastes within the body. Meat must be quickly eliminated but it takes up to five days for meat to be digested and eliminated.
Islam Baba Farid, a renowned Muslim saint, whose Hymns have been incorporated in Guru Granth Sahib, give instructions to the student of spirituality to eat very simple food and drink simple water. His devoted disciples like Sheikh Brahm, Nizamuddin Aulia and others, who are regarded as perfect Muslim saints like Farid, were also completely vegetarians.
Jainism Ahimsa is the most important principle of Jain faith. The Jain scriptures list 108 forms of violence. Violence in thought and actions, indulging in violence oneself or getting others to use violence or abetting violence by others, are all forbidden in Jainism. Even the utterances of words, which hurt another person is considered a sin. The question of eating meat does not arise.
#sikhfaith #sikhsidhant #babaiqbalsinghji #BaruSahib #sikhfaithbook Pythagoras and vegetarianism Pythagoras was a renowned Philosopher of science and mathematics and also a pioneer preacher on vegetarian way of life. Pythagoras pursued the philosophy of soul, life and death, which was inherently bound by the Pythagorean diet.
Meat is Not Essential for a Strong Physique God has created a wide variety of nutritious vegetarian food for man. Eating meat goes against what Nature intended. There are only two exceptions where people take meat in their diet. Firstly, if vegetarian food is not available and secondly for sensual pleasure. Men who eat meat are unable to digest it well and succumb to many physical and mental ailments as meat weakens the digestive systems.
#sikhfaith #sikhsidhant #babaiqbalsinghji #BaruSahib #sikhfaithbook The Mysterious Ways of the Gurus - Hunting Wild Animals There is no record in Sikh history that the Gurus ate meat. Parables suggesting that they did so, are imaginary. Sikh history is replete with instances; where the Gurus and the Sikhs together chased and hunted down tigers and other wild animals, with a view to sharpening their battle skills.
Meat-Eating Does Not Produce Bravery The contention of non-vegetarians is that a person becomes healthy and brave after eating flesh. Bravery has nothing to do with physical strength. For the Sikhs, the phrase 'Charhdi Kalaa', i.e. indomitable power refers to the inner holy strength of man. Sikh history records many instances when small bands of fearless Sikhs fought and routed the huge Mughal forces.
Get Blessed - Listen Gurbani on Prakash Purab As we all know that today is Prakash Purab of the Fifth Master of Sikhs, Sri Guru Arjan Dev Ji. Let's Celebrate the Prakash Purab of Sri Guru Arjan Dev Ji by listening to Gurbani written by him, i.e., "ਸੁਖਮਨੀ ਸਾਹਿਬ " - Sukhmani Sahib recited by Anahad Bani Jatha, Baru Sahib.
ਸਿੱਖ ਦਸਤਾਰ ਦਿਵਸ' ਦੀਆਂ ਸਮੂਹ-ਸੰਗਤਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਵਧਾਈਆਂ! ਦੁਨੀਆਂ ਨੂੰ ਸਿੱਖ ਦੀ ਦਸਤਾਰ ਨਾਲ ਸਾਂਝ ਦਾ ਸੁਨੇਹਾ ਦੇਣ ਲਈ ਹਰ ਸਾਲ 13 ਅਪਰੈਲ ਨੂੰ 'ਸਿੱਖ ਦਸਤਾਰ ਦਿਵਸ' ਮਨਾਇਆ ਜਾਂਦਾ ਹੈ। ਦਸਤਾਰ, ਪੱਗ ਜਾਂ ਪੱਗੜੀ ਸਿੱਖਾਂ ਦੀ ਸ਼ਾਨ ਮੰਨੀ ਜਾਂਦੀ ਹੈ। ‘ਦਸਤਾਰ’ ਫ਼ਾਰਸੀ ਦਾ ਸ਼ਬਦ ਹੈ, ਜਿਸ ਦਾ ਅਰਥ ਹੈ ‘ਹੱਥਾਂ ਨਾਲ ਸੰਵਾਰ ਕੇ ਬੰਨ੍ਹਿਆ ਵਸਤਰ’। #SikhDastarDiwas #TurbanDay #SikhFaith #InternationalTurbanDay #Dastar #TurbanTying #Turban
Sikh Faith book Extract 20.1 Animal Flesh (Kuttha) In the Punjabi language, the synonym for carcass (Murdaar) is Kuttha, which means the flesh obtained by slaughtering or killing an animal in different ways. The Guru used the word 'Kuttha', indicating ‘flesh’ or ‘carcass’, the eating of which arouses lust and evil passions, which are big obstacles in the path to Divine Realisation.
19. Opinion of people of other faiths about Sikh Way of Life P.M. Wylam P.M. Wylam, author of 'An Introduction to Sikh Belief' writes that teachings of Guru Nanak are simple to follow. The Guru taught that the True Lord is our Father. The Sikh religion teaches us to rise above man-made divisions based on caste, creed and gender and join the congregation as equals to worship our Heavenly Father.
19. Opinion of people of other faiths about Sikh Way of Life William Warburt During the Guru ka Bagh agitation in 1921, William Warburt was assigned the job of sending secret reports to the administration. Praising the Sikhs, William Warburt wrote that Sikh Gurus had instilled strong moral values in their followers. The Lt.
19. Opinion of people of other faiths about Sikh Way of Life Milton Friedman: This famous American economist, during a visit to India remarked that this community not only provides food for the nation, but also defends the borders. Sikhs had an important role to play during India’s freedom struggle. He even remarked that if India was to be leased out to the Sikhs, problem of poverty and under-development would be quickly solved and there would be no fear of any foreign invasion.
19. Opinion of people of other faiths about Sikh Way of Life Ms. Dorothy Field This American author in her book “The Religion of the Sikhs” writes that apart from imparting spiritual instructions, the Sikh Gurus emphasized the need to carry out ethical principles in one’s daily life.
19. Opinion of people of other faiths about Sikh Way of Life Miss Mary During the course of their rule in India, the British found the Sikhs courageous, fearless and possessing other admirable qualities. They took up the study of their unique religion and came to the conclusion that Sikh philosophy provides a balanced view of life.
#sikhfaith #sikhsidhant #babaiqbalsinghji #BaruSahib #sikhfaithbook 18.1.10 Guru Gobind Singh Ji Aid to Bahadur Shah: Following the death of Aurangzeb, there was a scramble for the throne. Bahadur Shah requested Guru ji for help, who accompanied him to South India and stayed with him for around thirteen months.
18.1.10 Guru Gobind Singh Ji The Parable of the Diamond: At Nanded, one day Bahadur Shah presented Guru Ji a diamond, which Guru Ji threw into the river Godavari. The Emperor could not resist asking, “O my Divine Lord! This is a precious diamond and you have thrown it like a stone.
#sikhfaith #sikhsidhant #babaiqbalsinghji #BaruSahib #sikhfaithbook 18.1.10 Guru Gobind Singh Ji Completion of the Holy Granth Sahib: Guru Gobind Singh Ji sent 25 Sikhs to Dhir Mal, who had custody of Adi Granth to handover to the Sikhs so that Hymns of Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji be incorporated in it.
18.1.10 Guru Gobind Singh Ji Letter of Divine Victory (Zafarnama): Advancing further, Guru Gobind Singh Ji reached Dina Kangar, a village near Moga. He addressed the letter of Victory (Zafarnama) to Aurangzeb saying: “Aurangzeb, you swore on the Quran not to attack us if we vacate Anandpur. We accepted the offer made in the name of God.
#sikhfaith #sikhsidhant #babaiqbalsinghji #BaruSahib #sikhfaithbook 18.1.10 Guru Gobind Singh The Battle of Anandpur: In 1704, the entire Mughal force, allied by the forces of the hill states, laid siege around the fort of Anandpur Sahib for eight months. The food supplies in the fort ran out. Sikhs had to survive by eating tree leaves and drinking the brew of tree bark.
18.1.10 Guru Gobind Singh The Hola Mohalla: The Guru introduced a unique way of celebrating the festival of Holi. The devotees would gather in the morning for meditation and recitation of the hymns. The evenings would be given over to display the swordsmanship, equestrian contests as also other martial sports.
18.1.10 Guru Gobind Singh Punishing the corrupt preachers: Guru Amardas Ji had set up 22 spiritual centres (Manjis) for propagating the divine faith. Guru Ramdas Ji and Guru Arjan Dev Ji replaced the Manjis with a regular order of the missionaries (Masands). They were given the additional responsibility of collecting offerings.
18.1.10 Guru Gobind Singh Battles by Guru Gobind Singh Ji: Guru Gobind Singh Ji took up arms in his crusade (Dharam Yudh) against tyranny unleashed on the poor belonging to the religions other than of the ruling class. He fought fourteen major and minor battles and won all these, but refrained from seizing even a square inch of enemy territory. He fought the holy wars only to put an end to the brutal oppression of the downtrodden by the selfish and cruel rulers.