What is Sikh?

  • (adj): Of or relating to the Sikhs or their religious beliefs and customs.
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A Sikh (/siːk/ or /sɪk/; Punjabi: ਸਿੱਖ, sikkh ) is a follower of Sikhism, a religion that originated in the 15th century in the Punjab region of South Asia or a member of the Sikh people.

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Notable Sikhs in The Modern Era - Sikhs in The Military
... Vir Chakra Gian Singh – awarded the Victoria Cross Harjit Singh Sajjan – has become the first Sikh in Canada to take command of an army regiment ... Ishar Singh – first Sikh to receive the Victoria Cross Jagjit Singh Arora – supervised the surrender of more than 90,000 Pakistani personnel in East ... Vir Chakra Jagindar Singh Saini - Subedar-Major Jagindar Singh Saini, a Sikh officer from the Sappers, received the Indian Order of Merit and the Order of British India for 'conspicuous bravery' and 'striking ...
Pracharak - Relief and Rehabilitation - Protection of Sikhs During The 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots
... RSS helped protecting Sikhs during 1984 anti-Sikh riots ... Sikh intellectual and author of 'A History of the Sikhs', Khushwant Singh, credits members of the RSS with helping and protecting Sikhs who were being targeted by members of the Congress (I) party during the riots ... RSS has played an honorable role in maintaining Hindu-Sikh unity before and after the murder of Indira Gandhi in Delhi and in other places It was the Congress (I) leaders who instigated mobs in 1984 and ...
Sikh Rehat Maryada
... The Sikh Rehat Maryada (alternate transliterations include Sikh Rahit Marayada and Sikh Reht Maryada) is a code of conduct for Sikhism ... by the Gurdwaras Act of 1925, which laid down the definition of a Sikh ... In 1950 the current Sikh Rehat Maryada was produced based upon the work of Sikh scholars, seeking to better standardise Sikh practices throughout the international community ...
Rattan Singh Bhangu - Early Life and Works
... He, being a member of the ruling Sikh aristocracy, took upon himself to prove to the British the glory of the Sikh rise to the power in Punjab and the complete legitimacy of Sikh domination ... Agent to the Governor-General, to write the history of Sikhs, which he did under the title of the Prachin Panth Parkash ...
Demographics Of Punjab, India
... and roughly 60% of the population belongs to the Sikh faith ... The holiest of Sikh Shrines, the Shri Harmandir Sahib Ji (or Golden Temple), is in The Holy city of Amritsar ... Sri Akal Takht Sahib Ji which resides within the Golden temple complex is the temporal seat of Sikhs ...

More definitions of "Sikh":

  • (noun): An adherent of Sikhism.