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This Review contains major "Sikh"- related terms, short phrases and links grouped together in the form of Encyclopedia article.
- A Sikh is a person who believes in One God and the teachings of the Ten Gurus, enshrined in Guru Granth Sahib, the Sikh holy book.
- A Sikh is a saint because he worships the All-Pervading Divine Spirit and in whom that Spirit shines day and night like a full moon.
- A Sikh is easily recognized by his beard (Uncut and untrimmed) and uncut hair which he protects with a turban on his head.
- A Sikh is a soldier because he is ever ready to take up the arms to uphold righteousness.
- A Sikh is supposed to never cut his hair, both to indicate a lifelong search for spirituality and acceptance for God's gifts to man.
- Firing as they approached, the men charged a line of guns in front of the Sikh positions.
- Gough had calculated that after leaving troops to guard his baggage, he could muster 12,000 men and 66 guns to attack the Sikh position at Rasul.
- The Dogra campaign threatened the Sikh position in Kashmir and Gilgit and so Zorawar Singh turned his attention east to the conquest of Tibet.
- The regiment formed up and cut loose in the rear of the Sikh position.
- Ranjit Singh decided to call a meeting of all Sikh chiefs for Sarbat Khalsa at Amritsar.
- Their raids in the Sikh territory had angered the Sikh chiefs.
- Guru Ji addressed the gathering by preserving the Sikh Religion.
- If one is unable to get up then Guru Ji sends Shaheed Singhs to wake a Sikh up.
- Guru ji became the first great martyr in Sikh history when Emperor Jahangir ordered his execution.
- The Khalsa was originally established as a military order of "saint-soldiers" on March 30, 1699, by Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Sikh Guru.
- To become a Khalsa, a Sikh must surrender themselves completely to the supreme King or God and obey God's will without question or delay.
- He set up a Sikh state in the sense that the ruler was Sikh who held power in the name of the Khalsa, and the army was predominantly Sikh.
- The Guler style of Sikh painting with the ten Sikh Gurus and the Maharaja and his courtiers as its main themes developed during his time.
- Baron Jassa Singh Ahluwalia was nominated as the Supreme Commander of the Sikh Confederacy in addition to being Baron of the Ahluwalia Army (misl).
- The Sikh Empire (from 1799-1849) was formed on the foundations of the Sikh Confederacy by Maharaja Ranjit Singh.
- After the death of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur, a Sikh Confederacy of Sikh warrior bands known as misls formed.
- Maharaja Ranjit Singh was the most powerful of all the Sikh Rulers and ruled over for complete 40 years.
- The top domes of the minars were destroyed by the Sikh rulers, and later rebuilt by British.
- In fact in the history of Sikh rulers, Ranjit Singh is an inevitable name.
- By a treaty with the British in 1809, the Sikh ruler of the Punjab, Ranjit Singh, had accepted the Sutlej River as the southern boundary of his domain.
- However, Shah Shuja had succeeded in sending his family to Punjab in November, 1811, under the protection of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, the Sikh ruler of Punjab.
- The tomb of Sikh ruler, Ranjit Singh, is also located in Lahore.
- Ahmad Shah offered the governorship of Lahore to Sikh sardar, Lahina Singh Bhangi, but the latter declined the proposal.
- A Sikh sardar, Ranjodh Singh Majlthia, crossed the Sutlej in force and was joined by Ajit Singh, of Ladva, from the other side of the river.
- I dare say a Sikh Sardar or a Moslem Zamindar of the Punjab would have known better how to sit in that chair.
- A misl was like a kingdom for each of the Sikh sardars.
- Despite political instability, the Sikh Sardars and their soldiery undertook noteworthy campaigns, distinguished by their daring and courage.
- He prepared a fresh recension of Sikh Scripture, the Guru Granth Sahib, with the celebrated scholar, Bhai Mani Singh, as his amanuensis.
- The beginning of the first composition of Sikh scripture is the figure " 1 "—signifying the unity of God.
- They were made the rajas of Kashmir as a reward for helping the British infiltrate the Sikh raj.
- The Dogras misinformed and misguided the Maharaja and accused Akali Ji of creating enmity between the British and the Sikh raj.
- He was the last Maharaja of Lahore during the Sikh Raj of Punjab.
- Born in Chhajulwadi, Punjab, India, to a Sikh family, he received his bachelor's degree in mathematics from the University of Punjab in 1919.
- She had been raised by a Sikh family who then married her to a Muslim to respect her family traditions.
- Guru Arjan Dev Ji was the first Guru to be born in a Sikh family and was the first martyr of the Sikhs.
- Sikhism is open to all through the teachings of its 10 Gurus enshrined in the Sikh Holy Book and Living Guru, Sri Guru Granth Sahib.
- While at Anandpur Sahib, he immersed himself in his studies of Sikh philosophy and the Sri Guru Granth Sahib, the Sikh holy book of scriptures.
- Amrit Pahul – Sikh baptism for both men and women – was instituted in 1699 by Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Guru.
- The ten gurus and religious authority A rare Tanjore style painting from the late 19th century depicting the ten Sikh Gurus with Bhai Bala and Bhai Mardana.
- Ranjit Singh appointed a governor to administer the newly conquered area which was expanded in 1819 with the annexation of Kashmir by a Sikh force.
- Most Sikhs who had come with Guru Padshah were sent back to Punjab with Baba Banda Singh Bahadur to strengthen the Sikh force.
- The Bengal guns opened a bombardment, firing into the jungle fringe where the Sikh force was positioned.
- As Governor of Peshawar and Commandant of Sikh forces in the first Anglo-Afghan war he had made his own assessment of the British.
- The Sikh forces quietly retrieved to Lahore.
- As soon as the Sikh forces crossed Sutlej he returned to his village Attari.
- The Sri Guru Granth Sahib, or SGGS for short, is more than a holy book of the Sikh people.
- Punjabi is the preferred language of the Sikh people and it is also the language of their religion.
- Punjabi, a variant of the Hindi language with some Persian influence, is the spoken and written language of the Sikh people.
- But Sikh men say their religion requires them to leave their hair uncut and covered, either by a turban or a small bun called a patka.
- On the death of Khan Bahadur, the Governor of Lahore, in 1746, Baron Jassa Singh, together with his followers, joined his Sikh brethren at Amritsar.
- The latest bus route links the Indian city of Amritsar to the Sikh pilgrimage site of Nankana Sahib in Pakistan, the birthplace of the first Sikh guru.
- At Lahore, he had decided to deal a death blow to the Sikh army when he realised they had all gathered at Amritsar for Divali.
- Banda laid the foundation of Sikh rule in Punjab.
- During Sikh rule, Ram Sahai held a distinguished position and was conferred a jagir, which he continued to hold till the time of Maharaja Ranjit Singh.
- Baba Banda Singh is a Sikh hero who first created a Sikh Rule in Punjab and struck a Sikh coin.
- The present Commander-in-Chief in India once remarked that he would trust his wife and daughter for their safety to a Sikh soldier.
- No senior person was in Peshawar to guide the Sikh soldiers.
- Tej Singh fled across the pontoon bridge as soon as the contest started and had it destroyed making reinforcement or return of Sikh soldiers impossible.
- The inception of Sikh soldiers, their former nemesis into the British Indian Army, was a testament to that admiration.
- Later, under Maharaja Ranjit Singh, the state became part of the Sikh Kingdom of the Punjab.
- Ultimately in the battle of Gujrat the Sikhs were defeated and the British occupied the Sikh kingdom.
- This treaty was to mark the border between the Sikh kingdom and the British protectorate.
- The initial aim of this panthic organisation was to avenge the death of Sikhs and to eliminate enemies of the Sikh nation.
- Gandhi was assassinated, at her residence, by two of her own Sikh bodyguards, who claimed to be avenging the insult heaped upon the Sikh nation.
- My husband took the dastaar of the Sikh Nation and replaced it on its head.
- Hari Singh Nalwa, the Commander-in-Chief of the Sikh Empire along its Afghan frontier, invaded the Afghan territory as far as the city of Jalalabad.
- The Sikh soldiers brought the dacoits, the booty, and the bride to Hari Singh Nalwa.
- Hari Singh Nalwa strengthened the Sikh position by garrisoning the frontier forts.
- All the gold and exquisite marble work were conducted under the patronage of Emperor Ranjit Singh, Maharaja of the Sikh Empire of the Punjab.
- Maharaja Kharak Singh, (Punjabi ਖੜਕ ਸਿੰਘ, 1801-1840) was a Sikh ruler of the sovereign country of Punjab and the Sikh Empire.
- When Ranjit Singh died in 1839, Gulab Singh was easily the most influential personage in the Sikh Empire and was its chief feudatory.
- The Sikh New Year Festival, which also commemmorates the founding of the Khalsa by the tenth Guru (Guru Gobind Singh) in 1699.
- Guru Gobind Singh is also the Guru behind the unique appearance of Sikh men.
- The final Sikh Guru in human form was Guru Gobind Singh who in 1708 made the Guru Granth Sahib the last, perpetual living guru of the Sikhs.
- Manmohan Singh, the current Prime Minister of India belongs to the Sikh faith.
- Five hundred years ago, Guru Nanak founded the Sikh faith in India.
- The tenth Guru (teacher) of the Sikh faith, was born Gobind Rai.
- Sikhism is almost 500 years old and the landscape of Punjab is scattered with Gurdwaras commemorating important events in the lives of the Sikh Gurus.
- An authoritative scripture was created to protect the integrity of hymns and teachings of the Sikh gurus and selected bhagats.
- During their Conference the speakers made venomous attacks on Sikhism, Sikh Gurus, Sikh scriptures, etc.
- In 1699 the name was adopted in Punjab by adherents of the Sikh faith, according to the wishes of Guru Gobind Singh.
- With its strong link to the Sikh faith, gatka groups may train in a religious or semi-religious situation, such as in a gurdwara (Sikh temple).
- By this time, the Sikh community was a full-fledged social, religious, and political entity.
- In a bid to seal off routes of infiltrations for the Pakistanis in J & K, 1 Sikh who were in the Tithwal sector attacked Pakistani positions.
- On Guru Ji's repeated demand one Sikh came forward and followed the Guru Ji into a tent.
- But conquerors like Ahmad Shah acknowledged the Sikh as the only entity in the Punjab.
- After several campaigns, his rivals accepted him as their leader, and he united the Sikh factions into one entity.
- People become Sikh by learning usually by chance or by coming in to contact with them.
- However in the process one squadron of HM 3rd Lancers lost contact with the brigade while pursuing the Sikh cavalry.
- The Sikh Confederacy would eventually be superseded by the Sikh Empire but its influence would still remain strong throughout the empire's history.
- This despite the fact that the Sikh Army was 37,000 strong, with 67 guns, compared to the British force of a mere 15,000 men.
- The Hindu if he were a man should have stood up for the Sikh and proposed the separation of the Central Punjab as the Sikh Province.
- FN-1:One day a Sikh came and proposed to the Guru to wed his daughter, Sundri.
- Two Europeans, Ventura, an Italian by birth, and Allard, a Frenchman, came to Lahore in 1822 to seek service in the Sikh army.
- They stayed at Anandpur Sahib for several days, doing sewa (service) with the Sikh community.
- By carrying a weapon, the Sikh is reminded of the persecution his religion has experienced and the need to defend Sikhism against its enemies.
- Hardened criminals are inducted into Sikh movement to help in arresting the Sikh revolutionaries and sabotage the movement.
- The country in front was mostly thick scrub and movement was difficult, but on the Sikh left in front of Rasul the approaches were fairly open.
- Sikh men as well as some Sikh women can be identified by their practice of always wearing a turban to cover their long hair.
- And newly independent India's "national honor" demanded the repossession of national property (Hindu and Sikh women) from Pakistan.
- At first, all male members of the Sikh community added "Singh" to their names, but now many Sikh women append it to their names as well.
- Women had not been treated as equals before the time of the Gurus, so to ensure equality, the name Kaur (meaning "Princess") was given to all the Sikh women.
- Following these two battles the Sikh army returned in 1815 with 30,000 soldiers and a final battle ensued.
- Under their leader General Akali Phula Singh, in the early 1800s, they won many battles for the Sikh Empire.
- With the thunder of gunfire and horse hooves, the battle yells and cries of the injured, the battles of the Sikh Wars were indeed infernos.
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