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Covering Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism and Sikhism, and written by respected academics with many years' research and teaching experience, and in conjunction with the relevant religious communities, this series covers key religious and cultural sensitivities that may arise within a university environment.
A guide to Sikhism written by respected academics with many years' research and teaching experience, and in conjunction with the relevant religious communities. The guide covers key religious and cultural sensitivities that may arise within a university environment.
Range of resources for Sikhism, original use for Religious Studies. They could be used to explore aspects of Sikh philosophy, or to understand a local religious community.
This handout summarizes the many variations found of the Sikh Holy Scripture - the Guru Granth Sahibji
This presentation explores the origins, beliefs and practices of the Valmiki community. The Valmikis are a caste within the Dalit community.
The development of the Sikh Panth through the institutions made by the second to the ninth Sikh Gurus is explored in this presentation.
This presentation explores the compilation and content of the Guru Granth Sahib - the eternal Guru of the Sikhs.
Thsi handout for students summarizes the main points about the Sikhs' attitudes towards the caste system.
A handout for students summarizing the main beliefs and practices of the Ravidasi community.
This handout summarizes the teachings of the Guru Granth Sahib about God and the soul's entrapment in samsara (reincarnation).
This is a detailed look at what Sikh teachings from the Guru Granth Sahibji teach about God and the Human condition.
This handout for students summarizes the main practices found amongst the Sikhs.
This presentation, delivered to second year undergraduate students, takes a look at soem of the dominant practices amongst Sikhs.
This handout accompanies a presentation looking at issues relating to Sikh identity.
There are a number of theories as to whether the religious thought of the first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak, may have been influenced by other traditions of the time. This presenttation explores soem of thses possible influences.
The issue of Sikh identity is one that has given rise to much debate over the years. This presentation examines some aspects and issues relating to Sikh Identity.
This handout for students highlights the teachings of the first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak. It also explores possible influences on the thought of Guru Nanak.
This presentation examines the reasons and order of eents behind the creation of the Khalsa in 1699 CE.
This handout highlights the main developments and Institutions in Sikhism from the second to ninth Sikh Gurus
This is a brief outline of the basics of the Sikh faith
This is a short video of a reading from the Adi Granth in the Ramgharia Board gurdwara in Wolverhampton.
This presentation looks at the importance of informant testimonies to enhance an understanding of Sikhism. It is an important tool for students looking at research methods within studying religion. The presentation highlights the importance of overcoming stereotypical representations of the Sikh community.
This handout is used by students studying Sikhism at the University of Wolverhampton. They are encouraged to use the spellings in Punjabi for their assignments.