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Sikhism. By Div. 8 (Nathan Au, Ashley Vu, Drayanna Meston , Bardia Rezaei , Ariana Kazimi ) . Ariana Kazimi. Sikhism. What Does this religion Believe in ?. Who are Gods/God/Religion Leaders? Guru Nanak is 1 st leader/Teacher There are 10 Gurus 9 Gurus followed Guru nanak

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ByDiv. 8 (Nathan Au, Ashley Vu, DrayannaMeston, BardiaRezaei, ArianaKazimi




What Does this religion Believe in ?

Who are Gods/God/Religion Leaders?

Guru Nanak is 1st leader/Teacher

There are 10 Gurus

9 Gurus followed Guru nanak

Guru nanak was born in India

Guru Traveled far telling people about his message of God.

God-Made universe

Believe in god/Jesus


There is one god

Ten Gurus came to the world to give gods teaching to mankind

Question #1: How do Sikh’s Practice Their Religion


  • The Sikhs will say 5 prayers during the day.
  • These 5 prayers are the Anand, Jap Japp, Swayyai, Benait, and the Chaupoi.


  • Service is usually held in the Punjabi language
  • In Canada, U.S.A., England service is usually held on Sunday
  • In a Punjabi country service is usually held on a Friday
  • At the end of each service they say a prayer called the Aidas
  • Service can last up to 5 hours
  • They sing hymns from the Guru Granth Sahib. The hymns are called Shabads

By: Nathan Au

what religious text do they follow why is it important
What Religious Text do they Follow? Why is it important?
  • Guru Granth Sahib- begun by first guru: Guru NanaicNanak
  • Any Sikh can read the Gurmukhi
  • No other holy book is as important as the Guru Sahib
  • Person reading the gurmukhi sits behind a Takht
  • Each Sikh gets their own copy of the Gurmukhi
  • The book is so important that the Gurmukhi has to be

placed on a certain shelf

  • The hymms andhow to pray god and say what god is like.
  • Include the right way to live.
  • Hirmandir sahib was built to house the book
  • DasamGranth- Book of 10th guru.
  • DasamGranth – hymns written by Guru Gobind and 52 other poets.
  • Hukamnamas - letters written by gurus -> their followers
  • RanitMaryada - guides of how they should live
  • Punjabi Written – only language they spoke.

Ashley Vu (: < 3



What does this religion believe in?

  • They follow Guru Nanak
  • The leader was chosen for his humble ways
  • Believe in being equally loved
  • 9 other gurus
  • Believe in God/ Jesus
  • God made universe
  • Taught to respect other beliefs (i.e. other religions)
  • Turban sign of power/ to be like a guru

Sikhs beliefs

  • Sikhs mean disciples
  • Actions determine whether you enter a plant, animal, or human life
  • Free themselves by cycle ofbelieve in reincarnation, bathing, meditating, divine naming (reborn) and actions in current life determine whether you are reborn as plant, animal, or human
  • Symbol: two swords represent rights

By: DrayannaM.

how did this religion start bardia r
How did this religion start? Bardia.R
  • Began 500 years ago
  • Founded by holy man named Guru Nanak
  • Guru Nanak born in 1469
  • Guru Nanak is the 1st guru
  • Guru means teacher
  • Founded in India
  • Ten holy Gurus taught Sikhism to people all around the world
  • Sikhism principle is: There is only one being and his name is truth
  • Sikh means disciple
  • Disciple means someone who obeys god
who are their gods goddesses religious leaders
Who are their Gods/Goddesses/religious Leaders

1) One God

2) Almighty and eternal

3) Made universe

4) Good

5) Created males and females

6) Is not male or female

7) First Sikh guru = Nanak

8) Religious and wise teacher

9) Guru=teacher

10) Was born in small village on flat green plain known as Punjab

11) Was born into a Hindu family

12) Was a thoughtful person

13) Deeply troubled by divisions between Hindus and Muslims

14) Received messages from God

15) Telling him to go out and teach people how to follow simple faith

16) Taught people trying to lead good lives, pray and meditate

17) Made God’s teachings into poems

18) After Guru Nanak died, chose guru Angad to take place

19) Went west to Makah and east to Assam

20) Gurus were chosen for their belief

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