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What is Sikhism?
Sikhism is one of the youngest organized religions and the fifth largest in the world today. Founded in the 15th century by the Guru Nanak.
The Basic Tenets of Sikhism
Sikhism tradition holds that a Sikh represents “any person who believes in God, the 10 gurus, the Guru Granth Sahib, other writings of the 10 gurus, and in their teachings” (McLeod, 1989*).
*McLeod, W.H. (1989). The Sikhs: History, Religion, and Society. New York: Columbia University Press.
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