Sikhism - An Introduction: Teach Yourself
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Sikhism - An Introduction: Teach Yourself

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This book is a comprehensive introduction to the Sikh faith. Ideal for those with little knowledge of the religion, it will give you a clear understanding of what Sikh's believe, and how they practise their faith. Covering all aspects, from the history of Sikhism, to Sikh ethics, to the practicalities of living a Sikh life, learn what it means to be Sikh today.

NOT GOT MUCH TIME?
One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.

AUTHOR INSIGHTS
Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.

TEST YOURSELF
Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.

EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE
Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of psychology.

FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER
Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.

TRY THIS
Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 132 x 198 x 18mm | 224g
  • Teach Yourself Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • B/W maps and photographs
  • 1444105108
  • 9781444105100
  • 640,395

Table of contents

: 01 Introduction: worship
: 02 The beginning of Sikhism
: 03 Initiation
: 04 The family
: 05 Sikh names and the naming ceremony
: 06 Marriage
: 07 Death
: 08 The Sikh Gurus
: 09 Festivals and their meanings
: 10 Ethics
: 11 The scriptures
: 12 Teachings about God
: 13 Human nature and spiritual liberation
: 14 Sikhism in the modern period
: 15 The Dispersion
: Further reading
: Glossary
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About Owen Cole

Owen Cole is a writer and lecturer in Religious Studies and the author of many books on Sikhism.
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