Sikhism

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Sikhism
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  1. Guru Nanak
    • Founder of Sikhism, first Sikh guru
    • Born Hindu but educated by a Muslim schoolmaster
    • A mystical expereince - God gave him a cup of immorality and told him to teach devotion
    • Establish a lineage of Gurus
  2. Arjan
    Compiled the Adi Granth (first book) and built the Harmandir Shib (Golden Temple)
  3. Gobind Singh
    • Last of the Gurus
    • Founded the Khalsa (military order) in 1699 CE
    • Made final compilation of Guru Granth Sahib (sacred scriptures)
  4. Guru Granth Sahib
    • "Revered book that is the guru"
    • Holiest most sacred scripture
  5. Gurdwara
    Sikh temple and meeting place
  6. Khalsa
    military order of the Sikh's

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