Encyclopedia of Indian Religions: Sikhism

Editor/Author Singh Mandair, Arvind-Pal
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media

ISBN: 978-94-024-0846-1
Category: Religion & Theology
Image Count: 68
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: Sept 2020
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This volume describes Sikhism, the youngest member of the Indic religious traditions. It looks at the striking features of this tradition and describes its birth in the fifteenth century and its continual evolution between the sixteenth and late twentieth centuries into an independent formation often described as the world's fifth largest religion.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Editors and Contributors
  • A
  • Accuracy
  • Acquaintance
  • Actuality
  • Aesthetics (Sikhism)
  • Akali
  • Akali Dal
  • Akali/Akali Dal
  • Akhand Path
  • Alue
  • Amar Das (Guru)
  • Amritdhari
  • Amritsar
  • Anand Sahib
  • Anandpur Sahib Resolution
  • Anhad Nad
  • Anna Prasanam
  • Annaprashana
  • Antithesis
  • Apprehension
  • Architecture
  • Architecture (Sikh)
  • Architecture (Sikhism)
  • Argumentation
  • Arjan (Guru)
  • Art
  • Art (Sikh)
  • Art (Sikhism)
  • Ashta Samskara
  • Atma
  • Aum
  • Authority (Sikhism)
  • Autonomy for Punjab
  • B
  • Banda Bahadur
  • Bani
  • Belief
  • Bhagats
  • Bhagti
  • Bhagti (Bhakti), Sikhism
  • Bhakti (Bhagti)
  • Bhindrawallah
  • Blue Star (Operation)
  • Bodhi
  • Bowing Bards
  • British Empire
  • Buddhi
  • Buildings
  • C
  • Calendar (Nanakshahi), Sikhism
  • Cardinal Virtue
  • Caste (Sikhism)
  • Chief Khalsa Diwan
  • Coherence
  • Colonial-Era Punjab
  • Colonialism
  • Comparative Study of Religions
  • Comprehension
  • Connection
  • Consciousness
  • Consciousness (Sikhism)
  • Corruption
  • Creation
  • Creator
  • D
  • Dal Khalsa
  • Dalip Singh, Maharaja
  • Darshan
  • Dasam Granth
  • Dastaar
  • Dates
  • Death (Sikhism)
  • Debauchery
  • Deduction
  • Degeneracy
  • Desi and Margi
  • Design
  • Devotionalism
  • Dhadi Var
  • Dhadi(s)
  • Dharam
  • Dharam (Sikhism)
  • Dhyana
  • Dialectic
  • Diaspora
  • Diaspora (and Globalization)
  • Distinction
  • Divisions
  • Dreams (Sikhism)
  • Dumulla
  • E
  • Embodiment
  • Emerit
  • Enlightenment
  • Ethics (Sikhism)
  • Ethnography
  • Exactness
  • Excellency
  • F
  • Fact
  • Factuality
  • Faith
  • Fate (Destiny), Sikhism
  • Festivals
  • Festivals (Sikhism)
  • Foible
  • Folklore (Sikhism)
  • Frailty
  • G
  • Genuineness
  • Ghadar Movement
  • Ghaddhar
  • Ghadhar
  • Globalization
  • Gobind Singh (Guru)
  • Golden Temple
  • Grace
  • Groups
  • Guide
  • Guide (Sikh)
  • Gurbani Kirtan
  • Gurbani-Keertan
  • Gurbani-Kirtan
  • Gurdas Bhalla, Bhai
  • Gurdwara Reform Movement
  • Gurgaddi
  • Gurmat
  • Gurmat Sangeet
  • Gurmatta
  • Gurmat-Sangeet
  • Gurmukh
  • Gurmukhi Script
  • Guru
  • Guru Amar Das
  • Guru Granth Sahib
  • Gutka
  • H
  • Har Krishan, Guru
  • Har Rai, Guru
  • Hargobind (Guru)
  • Hermeneutics (Sikhism)
  • Historical Research on Sikhism
  • Historical Sources (Sikhism)
  • Historiography (Sikhism)
  • History (Sikhism)
  • Hukumnama
  • Hymns of the Sikh Guru
  • I
  • Image
  • Immorality
  • Imperial Power and Sikh Tradition
  • Indian Army
  • Induction
  • Inference
  • Insight
  • Instruction
  • Intellection
  • Intelligence
  • J
  • Janamsakhis
  • Japa
  • Japji
  • Japji Sahib
  • Jati
  • Jivan-Mukti
  • Juga
  • K
  • Kaal
  • Kabir
  • Karam
  • Karma
  • Karnavedha
  • Keertan
  • Keshkee
  • Khalistan
  • Khalsa
  • Kirtan
  • Kirtan (Sikhism)
  • Kirtaniya
  • Kirtankar
  • Knowledge (Gian), Sikhism
  • L
  • Law and Justice (Sikhism)
  • Legal Orders
  • Legitimacy
  • Licentiousness
  • Linkage
  • Logic (Sikhism)
  • Love
  • Love (Sikhism)
  • M
  • Mahant
  • Maharaja Dalip Singh
  • Maharajah Ranjit Singh
  • Man
  • Mantra
  • Marriage (Sikhism)
  • Martyrdom (Sikhism)
  • Maryada
  • Meditation (Sikhism)
  • Merit
  • Migrant
  • Migration, Sikh
  • Mind (Sikhism)
  • Mirasi(s)
  • Mīrī Pīrī
  • Misl(s)
  • Modern
  • Modernism
  • Modernity (Sikhism)
  • Moksha
  • Mughal/Sikh Relations
  • Music
  • Music (Sikh Popular and Religious)
  • N
  • Naam
  • Nadar
  • Nam Japna
  • Nam Simran
  • Nam (Sikhism)
  • Namadeva
  • Namdeo
  • Namdev
  • Nanak (Guru)
  • Niramalas
  • Niramale
  • Nirgun Bhakti
  • Nirmala(s)
  • Nirmale
  • Nitnem
  • O
  • Orientalism (Sikhism)
  • P
  • Pagri
  • Parchar
  • Performance
  • Persian Literature
  • Persian Sources (and Literature) on Sikhs
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy (Sikhism)
  • Pilgrimage (Sikhism)
  • Poetry
  • Poetry of the Sikh Gurus
  • Political Authority
  • Postcoloniality
  • Prachar
  • Precision
  • Punjab
  • Punjabi Language
  • Punjabi Literature
  • R
  • Raag
  • Raaga
  • Rababi
  • Race (Sikhism)
  • Ragas (Sikhism)
  • Ragis (in Sikh Kirtan Tradition)
  • Rahit
  • Rahit Maryādā (Code of Conduct), Sikhism
  • Rahit-Namas
  • Raidas
  • Ramdas (Guru)
  • Rasa
  • Ratiocination
  • Rationale
  • Ravidas (Raidas)
  • Reality
  • Reason
  • Reason (Sikhism)
  • Reasoning
  • Reform and Revivalism
  • Relationship
  • Relics (Sikhism)
  • Religious Leader
  • Religious Practices
  • Revivalism
  • Rites
  • Ritual (Sikhism)
  • Rituals
  • Rohidas
  • Ruhidas
  • S
  • Sabad
  • Sabada
  • Sabd
  • Sabda
  • Saint
  • Samskara
  • Samskara (Sikhism)
  • Sanity
  • Sankhara
  • Sanskara
  • Sant Sipahi
  • Sant(s)
  • Sants
  • Sapna
  • Savant
  • Scripture (Sikhism)
  • Seasons
  • SECTS (Sikhism)
  • Sense
  • Sensory Experience
  • Seva
  • Seva (Service), Sikhism
  • Shabad (Word), Sikhism
  • Shabad Kirtan
  • Shabada
  • Shahadat
  • Shaheed
  • Shahidi
  • Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC)
  • Shodasha Samskara
  • Shortcoming
  • Sikh
  • Sikh Homeland
  • Sikh Musicology
  • Sikh Nationalism
  • Sikh Sovereignty
  • Sikh Studies
  • Sikh Theology
  • Sikhi
  • Sikhism
  • Sikhs Abroad
  • Sikhs and Empire
  • Sikhs in the British Empire
  • Simran
  • Sin
  • Singh Sabha
  • Singh Sabha/Reform Movements
  • Singh Sabhas
  • Snana
  • Sri Akal Takht Sahib
  • Sri Darbar Sahib
  • Sri Harmandir Sahib
  • Supna
  • Syllogism
  • Symbols
  • Symbols (Sikhism)
  • Synthesis
  • T
  • Takhat
  • Takhata
  • Takhts
  • Takseem
  • Tat Khalsa
  • Teeka
  • Tegh Bahadur (Guru)
  • The Adi Granth
  • Thesis
  • Time
  • Time (Sikhism)
  • Transcendental Meditation
  • Transnationalism
  • Transnationalism (Sikhism)
  • Truth (Sikhism)
  • Turban (Sikhism)
  • U
  • Udasi(s)
  • Udasin
  • Udasiye
  • Urbanism
  • V
  • Validity
  • Varna
  • Varnashrama Dharma
  • Veracity
  • Verity
  • Viakhia
  • Vice(s), Sikhism
  • Vichar
  • Violence (and Nonviolence), Sikhism
  • Vir Singh (Bhai)
  • Virtues (Sikhism)
  • W
  • Weakness
  • Word
  • World Religion
  • Y
  • Yatra
  • Yoga
  • Yuga
  • Z
  • Zaat
  • Zaatibad
  • Zafarnama