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1 Sikhism By: Cameron Oen, Emma Perkins, Arin Tykodi

2 Origin ●Originated in 1539 ●Originated by Guru Nanak ●Originated in Punjab, India

3 5 Things they Believed ●Monotheistic (One God) ●Have ten “guru’s” (Teachers) ●Men and women are equal ●Self defense encouraged. If all else fails fighting is okay. ●No caste system. Social harmony. ●Strict dress code. Conservative and respectful. (Turbans. No shaving)

4 Type of Religion ●Universal ●Available for anyone to practice globally ●Mostly practiced in India

5 Autonomous Structure ●Guru’s were establishers of religion ●Believe in social harmony o Everyone equal ●No central source of power except god. No Structured Hierarchy

6 Punjab ●Sikhism originated here o Sikhs wanted own country ●Most Sikhs moved to Hindu part of India after British took over India

7 Distribution of Sikhs Outside of Punjab ●This shows that Sikhs are very clustered around their origin point. None the less, they have diffused. ●15% Sikhs live outside of India

8 Distribution Today

9 Sacred Spaces or Places ●Darbar Sahib, a.k.a Golden Temple o Amritsar, Punjab (in India) o Important to all Sikhs o “Source of inspiration” ●Gurdwara o Anyplace where the Guru Granth Sahib visited as was treated with hospitality.  These immediately became a holy places

10 Works Cited Rubenstein, James M. The Cultural Landscape: An Introduction to Human Geography. 11th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2005. Print. "Sikhism Religion of the Sikh People." Sikhism Religion of the Sikh People. N.p., 2011. Web. 03 Dec. 2014.. Singh, Bijla. "Punjabi Sooba." Sikh Freedom Home Page. Sikh Freedom, 2014. Web. 03 Dec. 2014.. V, Jayaram. "The Ten Gurus Of Sikhism." The Ten Gurus of Sikhism., n.d. Web. 03 Dec. 2014..

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