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What did Guru Gobind say about Muslims?
Guru Gobind Singh never used any of this as an excuse to attack, demonise, caricature and stereotype Islam as a whole or Muslims en masse. He did not scream vengeance against the entire Muslim population of the Mughal Empire. He did not launch attacks against mosques or Sufi shrines.
Are Sikhs different from Muslims?
Islam is an Abrahamic religion founded in the Arabian Peninsula, while Sikhism is a Dharmic religion founded in the Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent. Islam means ‘peace’ or ‘submission to God’. Both religions are monotheistic: Sufi Muslims and Sikhs believe that the ‘One’ creator permeates the creation.
How is Sikhism different from both Islam and Hinduism?
And Sikhism indeed has beliefs from these two religions. From Islam it adopted the belief in the existence of one invisible God. From Hinduism it adopted the belief in Karma and reincarnation, meaning your actions in this life will decide your fate in the next incarnation.
Are Allah and Waheguru the same?
Yes they do as they consider Allah, the supreme formless god, same as Waheguru. Allah has been used 46 times in the Sikh holy book Guru Granth Sahib.
Does Sikh believe in Allah?
Ever since the founding of the faith more than 500 years ago, Sikhs have used ‘Allah’ to refer to God as well as many other terms. Sikhism believes that there is Only One God and Truth is His Name, He is the Creator and Protector, Fearless, Has no Enmity, Is the First Entity, Is Eternal and without Incarnations.
Did Guru Gobind Singh eat meat?
Singh’s research that states that Guru Nanak ate meat on the way to Kurukshetra. According to Persian records, Guru Arjan ate meat and hunted, and his practice was adopted by most Sikhs. The Sikhs did not eat beef and pork but ate boar and buffalo.
Is halal better than jhatka?
According to fresh scientific opinion, halal — the method of slaughter that kills the animal with a deep cut across the neck — produces meat that’s more tender, stays fresh longer, and is less painful to the animal than say, the jhatka method that involves severing its head in one powerful blow.