Popular Dictionary of Sikhism: Sikh Religion and Philosophy by W. Owen Cole

By W. Owen Cole

This dictionary comprises lots of the phrases which are with regards to Sikhism. even though probably not an introductory direction, through studying the definitions of such a lot of phrases within the Sikh vocabulary, one will get an concept of what the faith is all approximately, together with its relation to Islam and Hinduism, the 2 similar faiths of India. The e-book lists the main figures in Sikhism, an summary of the historical past of the faith, an inventory of the sacred books, theology and a normal review of the philosophy, either within the creation and within the definitions itself. an outstanding reduction for these drawn to the religion.

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