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Agaliha
January 17th, 2008, 07:50 PM
I decided to make a resource thread for Sikhism, I know there's not many threads about the faith on MW, but it's still important to this particular sub-forum.


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These links are from an article (http://www.sikhnet.com/s/SikhIntro) on Sikhnet.com:

InfoAboutSikhs.com (http://www.infoaboutsikhs.com/) - The best website for basic information/introduction about Sikhism
SikhiWiki.org (http://www.sikhiwiki.org/index.php?title=Main_Page) - The Encyclomedia of the Sikhs - a universally editable wiki site.
Understanding the Turban (http://www.sikhnet.com/s/WhyTurbans)
Who Are The Sikhs? (http://www.sikhnet.com/Sikhnet/Register.nsf/Files/Poster/$file/WhoAreTheSikhs.PDF) (pdf)- Great flyer that can be printed out
Who are the Sikhs? (http://www.sikhlink.net/presentation/sikhpresentation.htm) - A Slide Show Presentation
BBC Guide to World Religions (http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/people/features/world_religions/sikhism.shtml) - Web guide to Sikhism and other religions
Glossary of Sikh Terms (http://sikhiwiki.org/index.php/Glossary_of_Sikh_Terms)
The Heritage of the Turban (http://www.sikhnet.com/s/TurbanHeritage) - To Sikhs, their turban is sacred. Their Gurus instructed them to wear it, and they have sacrificed their lives to protect its honor. The following collection of how the turban has been regarded throughout history has been put together for your information.
A Saint and a Soldier (http://radio.sikhnet.com/ramgen/8GH3R/video/sikhism/sands.rm?usehostname) - The Story of the Sikhs. A video documentary for people who are wanting to learn more about the basics of the Sikh faith. It will give you a better understanding of who the Sikhs are and what they are about.
Welcome to our Gurdwara (http://www.sikhmediawatch.org/pubs/welcome_to_the_Gurdwara_Booklet.PDF) (pdf)
True Face of The Sikhs (http://www.sikhnet.com/Sikhnet/Register.nsf/Files/Poster/$file/SikhsTrueFace.pdf) (pdf)- Sikhs in WW I and II
Photo Gallery of Sikhs (http://www.sikhnet.com/thesikhs/)- See what Sikhs look like. Here is a photo gallery of the Sikh People.
Sikhism Home Page (http://www.sikhs.org/) - A great resource for learning about the various aspects of the Sikh faith.
Sikh-Seek Website Directory (http://www.sikhseek.com/) - This is the most comprehensive directory of Sikh websites on the internet.

There's also:

All About Sikhs (http://www.allaboutsikhs.com/) (http://mysticwicks.com/www.allaboutsikhs.com)--new!
ReligiousTolerance.org:


Origins, history, holy texts, numbers, and perhaps a hoax (http://www.religioustolerance.org/sikhism1.htm)
Beliefs, practices, symbol & names (http://www.religioustolerance.org/sikhism2.htm)


Beliefnet's area:

Sikhism -- Beliefnet.com (http://rds.yahoo.com/_ylt=A0oGkj.V5o9HlU4ASIFXNyoA;_ylu=X3oDMTE4dXRpNnViBHNlYwNzcgRwb3MDMQRjb2xvA3NrMQR2dGlkA0RGRDVfNzkEb ANXUzE-/SIG=1232rl5ks/EXP=1200699413/**http%3a//www.beliefnet.com/index/index_10036.html)
Beliefnet Presents a Comprehensive Look at Sikhism (http://rds.yahoo.com/_ylt=A0oGkj.V5o9HlU4ASoFXNyoA;_ylu=X3oDMTE4dW0za2xxBHNlYwNzcgRwb3MDMgRjb2xvA3NrMQR2dGlkA0RGRDVfNzkEb ANXUzE-/SIG=127p4ilcr/EXP=1200699413/**http%3a//www.beliefnet.com/story/80/story_8049_1.html)


Sikhism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://rds.yahoo.com/_ylt=A0oGkw_l5o9HVnwAca5XNyoA;_ylu=X3oDMTE4dXRpNnViBHNlYwNzcgRwb3MDMQRjb2xvA3NrMQR2dGlkA0RGRDVfNzkEb ANXUzE-/SIG=11o55im3e/EXP=1200699493/**http%3a//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sikhism)
Sikhism Page (http://rds.yahoo.com/_ylt=A0oGkw_l5o9HVnwAc65XNyoA;_ylu=X3oDMTE4dW0za2xxBHNlYwNzcgRwb3MDMgRjb2xvA3NrMQR2dGlkA0RGRDVfNzkEb ANXUzE-/SIG=11966k4tk/EXP=1200699493/**http%3a//www.sikhs.org/)--Good site, some good pages:


Other Faiths (http://www.sikhs.org/religion.htm)--Compares and contrasts Sikhism with many faiths, informative
Women (http://www.sikhs.org/women.htm)--The views of the Gurus regarding women. Quotes from Sri Guru Granth Sahib as well as biographies of famous Sikh women.
Philosophy (http://www.sikhs.org/philos.htm)


Sikhism - Thy Name is Love and Sacrifice (http://rds.yahoo.com/_ylt=A0oGkxB26I9HVGIAPBNXNyoA;_ylu=X3oDMTE5M2IxNmYyBHNlYwNzcgRwb3MDMTQEY29sbwNzazEEdnRpZANERkQ1Xzc5B GwDV1Mx/SIG=11m7sfq3b/EXP=1200699894/**http%3a//www.srigurugranthsahib.org/)--Includes excerpt of the day, quotations, featured articles, audio and video clips, and more.
Real Sikhism (http://rds.yahoo.com/_ylt=A0oGkxB26I9HVGIAThNXNyoA;_ylu=X3oDMTE5Ymhhb2FjBHNlYwNzcgRwb3MDMjMEY29sbwNzazEEdnRpZANERkQ1Xzc5B GwDV1Mx/SIG=11fv4vcs2/EXP=1200699894/**http%3a//www.realsikhism.com/)--Online resource with insights into frequently asked questions about the religion and the people.
Sikhism Resource (http://rds.yahoo.com/_ylt=A0oGkxB26I9HVGIAUhNXNyoA;_ylu=X3oDMTE5aDkwMTZrBHNlYwNzcgRwb3MDMjUEY29sbwNzazEEdnRpZANERkQ1Xzc5B GwDV1Mx/SIG=11hda0cl2/EXP=1200699894/**http%3a//www.allaboutsikhs.com/)
Sikhism - ReligionFacts (http://rds.yahoo.com/_ylt=A0oGkxB26I9HVGIAYBNXNyoA;_ylu=X3oDMTE5dnFic2xiBHNlYwNzcgRwb3MDMzIEY29sbwNzazEEdnRpZANERkQ1Xzc5B GwDV1Mx/SIG=12261lpn9/EXP=1200699894/**http%3a//www.religionfacts.com/sikhism/index.htm)
Sikhism (http://rds.yahoo.com/_ylt=A0oGkxB26I9HVGIAbBNXNyoA;_ylu=X3oDMTE5Y2RlajRoBHNlYwNzcgRwb3MDMzgEY29sbwNzazEEdnRpZANERkQ1Xzc5B GwDV1Mx/SIG=12grpnj0t/EXP=1200699894/**http%3a//altreligion.about.com/library/graphics/bl_sikhism.htm)--brief outline
The Sikh Prayers : A Gateway to Sikhism (http://rds.yahoo.com/_ylt=A0oGkkOm6o9H9mUAeJBXNyoA;_ylu=X3oDMTE4dW0za2xxBHNlYwNzcgRwb3MDMgRjb2xvA3NrMQR2dGlkA0RGRDVfNzkEb ANXUzE-/SIG=11l4jd9n0/EXP=1200700454/**http%3a//allaboutsikhs.com/prayers/)
Sikhism (http://www.worldprayers.org/scripts/browse_prayers/traditions.cgi?keywords=Sikhism)--prayers

Sacred Text:

SearchGurbani.com (http://www.sikhs.org/philos.htm)
From Sacred-Texts.com: Shri Guru Granth Sahib (http://www.sacred-texts.com/skh/granth/index.htm)
Sri Guru Granth Sahib on www.sikhismguide.org (http://www.sikhismguide.org/granth.shtml)
Guru Granth Sahib (http://www.srigurugranthsahib.org/)
Guru Granth SahibTranslation by Prof Sahib Singh In Gurmukhi (http://www.gurugranthdarpan.com/)
English translation of the Guru Granth Sahib PDF (http://www.gurbanifiles.org/translations/English%20Translation%20of%20Siri%20Guru%20Granth%20Sahib.pdf) It's 1430 pages
The complete Guru Granth Sahib Online in English and Gurmukhi (http://www.sikhitothemax.com/)
The Guru Granth Sahib in Unicode format (http://www.srigranth.org/)


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Threads on MW:


Eastern Religion of the Week: Sikhism (http://mysticwicks.com/showthread.php?t=157588&highlight=sikhism)
Sikhism? (http://mysticwicks.com/showthread.php?t=83892&highlight=sikhism)
Sikhism (http://mysticwicks.com/showthread.php?t=116471&highlight=sikhism)




More to come!

Cassie
January 17th, 2008, 08:00 PM
Thanks for putting those links together. :)

David19
January 17th, 2008, 08:24 PM
Like Cassie said, thanks for the links :).