HyperDic: sikhism

English > 1 sense of the word Sikhism:
NOUNcognitionSikhismthe doctrines of a monotheistic religion founded in northern India in the 16th century by Guru Nanak and combining elements of Hinduism and Islam
English > Sikhism: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe doctrines of a monotheistic religion founded in northern India in the 16th century by Guru Nanak and combining elements of Hinduism and Islam.
Category ofAdi Granth, Granth, Granth SahibThe principal sacred text of Sikhism contains hymns and poetry as well as the teachings of the first five gurus
GuruEach of the first ten leaders of the Sikh religion
KhalsaThe group of initiated Sikhs to which devout orthodox Sikhs are ritually admitted at puberty
Nanak, Guru NanakIndian religious leader who founded Sikhism in dissent from the caste system of Hinduism
SikhOf or relating to the Sikhs or their religious beliefs and customs
SikhAn adherent of Sikhism
Broaderreligion, faith, religious beliefA strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
Spanishsijismo
CatalanSikhisme
AdjectivesSikhof or relating to the Sikhs or their religious beliefs and customs

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