Sikhism.jpeg. Sikhism2.jpeg. List of Sikhs - Wikipedia. Sikh (/ˈsiːk/ or /ˈsɪk/; Punjabi: ਸਿੱਖ, sikkh IPA: [ˈsɪkkʰ]) is the title and name given to an adherent of Sikhism.
The term has its origin in the Sanskrit term śiṣya, meaning "disciple, learner" or śikṣa, meaning "instruction". Historical importance to Sikh religion Mai Bhago (ਮਾਈ ਭਾਗੋ) is one of the most famous women in Sikh history. She is always pictured on horseback wearing a turban with her headscarf gracefully flowing in the wind, courageously leading an army into battle. Username/Password for Britanica. Britannica School. Sikhism - World Religions for Kids. Worldwide, Sikhs number more than 23 million, but more than 90 percent of Sikhs live in the Indian State of Punjab, where they form close to 65 percent of the population.
Sikhism is a religion that began in the 1400’s CE in northern India. It is based on the teachings of Nanak, the founder of Sikhism. He was the first of 10 gurus (teachers or masters) of the Sikh religion. The main belief in Sikhism is faith in one God—Vāhigurū. Nanak, the founder of Sikhism stressed that God can only be “seen” from "the inward eye," or the "heart" of a human being. Who Are The Sikhs? Do You Know What A Sikh Is? 70% Of Americans Don't. Who Are The Sikhs?