Khalsa

  • (noun): The group of initiated Sikhs to which devout orthodox Sikhs are ritually admitted at puberty; founded by the tenth and last Guru in 1699.

Some articles on khalsa:

Sarbat Khalsa
... Sarbat Khalsa from sarva, a Sanskrit word meaning all or everything, was a biannual deliberative assembly of the entire Khalsa held at Amritsar in Panjab during the 18th century ... as a political institution it refers to the meetings of the Dal Khalsa, Sikh Misls, and the legislature of the Sikh Empire.The first Sarbat Khalsa was called by the tenth guru, Guru Gobind Singh before his ...
Sikhism In Fiji - Sikh Schools in Fiji
... The first schools built by Sikhs in Fiji was the Khalsa High School in Ba District, Fiji in 1958 to provide instruction in the Gurmukhi Language to Sikh pupils ... The Guru Nanak Khalsa Parimary School was also built at the same site in Ba ... A small school, the Naduri Bay Khalsa Primary School, was built near Sigatoka to provide for the needs of the small Sikh community in the area ...
Sikh Holocaust Of 1762 - Origins of The Holocaust
... especially after the formation of the Order of Khalsa in 1699 ... The Khalsa was constantly opposed by the Mughal Empire ... Through much of the early eighteenth century, the Khalsa were outlawed by the government and survived in the safety of remote forests, deserts, and swamplands of ...
Sri Guru Nanak Dev Khalsa College
... Sri Guru Nanak Dev Khalsa College is named after the first Guru of the Sikhs ... Originally known as Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa P ...
Sarbat Khalsa - History - Significant Gurmatas
... Date Significance October/November 1723 Tat Khalsa and Bandais settle their differences 1726 Sarbat Khalsa passes Gurmata to raid Mughal precious metal transports, confiscate Mugal armories, and eliminate Mughal informers 1733 Sarbat Khalsa accepts Jagir given by Mughal government October 14, 1745 Sarbat Khalsa passes Gurmata organizing Khalsa into 25 Jathas March 29, 1748 Sarbat Khalsa passes Gurmata reorganizing Khalsa into 11 Misls. ...