Definition of Sikhism

1. Noun. The doctrines of a monotheistic religion founded in northern India in the 16th century by Guru Nanak and combining elements of Hinduism and Islam.

Generic synonyms: Faith, Religion, Religious Belief
Examples of category: Adi Granth, Granth, Granth Sahib, Khalsa, Guru, Sikh, Guru Nanak, Nanak, Sikh



Definition of Sikhism

1. Noun. A revealed, monotheistic religion originating in northern India, in the 16th century through Guru Nanak and his successors. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sikhism

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Sigourney
Sigrid
Sigrid Undset
Sigurd
Sigyn
Siha
Siirt
Sikar
Sikh
Sikhism
Sikhs
Sikkim
Sikorsky
Silas
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Silene caroliniana
Silene dioica
Silene latifolia
Silene uniflora
Silene virginica
Silene vulgaris
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Literary usage of Sikhism

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1. India's Problem Krishna Or Christ by John Peter Jones (1903)
"(/) sikhism. This religion, if we may so denominate it, was founded by Nanak ... This is the chief characteristic of sikhism. It eschewed the polytheism and ..."

2. India's Problem Krishna Or Christ by John Peter Jones (1903)
"(/) sikhism. This religion, if we may so denominate it, was founded by Nanak ... This is the chief characteristic of sikhism. It eschewed the polytheism and ..."

3. Great Religions of the World by Herbert Allen Giles (1901)
"The revolt of sikhism against Brahminism resembled that of Protestantism against the Church of Rome, in that it was not a contradiction of dogma, ..."

4. Great Religions of the World by Herbert Allen Giles (1912)
"The revolt of sikhism against Brahminism resembled that of Protestantism against the Church of Rome, in that it was not a contradiction of dogma, ..."

5. A History of the Sikhs, from the Origin of the Nation to the Battles of the by Joseph Davey Cunningham (1918)
"... self satisfied and almost indifferent about others ; but the Sikhs are converts to a new religion, sikhism an the seal of the double dispensation of ..."

6. India and Its Problems by William Samuel Lilly (1902)
"the best judge in this matter, Dr Trumpp, the translator of the Adi Granth, ' sikhism' is a religion which is on the wane." It remains to speak of the ..."

7. The Sikhs by John James Hood Gordon (1904)
"SPREAD OF sikhism. NINE Gurus, all Jats, followed Nanak in succession during a period of 170 years, the tenth and last being the martial Govind Singh, who, ..."

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