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1 Sikhism Test your knowledge

2 Match up the informa9on 'learner' or 'disciple' Sikhism comes from India teacher Guru Nanak about 500 years ago Guru means Sikhism started Sikhism means was the founder of Sikhism

3 Match up the informa9on Sikhism started about 500 years ago Sikhism comes from India Sikhism means 'learner' or 'disciple' Guru Nanak was the founder of Sikhism Guru means 'teacher'

4 The Khanda - The Sikh Symbol Two edged sword. A symbol of God's power Sikhs should teach the truth and fight for what is right God is one with no beginning or end Build the khanda symbol and place the information in the right boxes

5 The Khanda - The Sikh Symbol God is one with no beginning or end Sikhs should teach the truth and fight for what is right Two edged sword. A symbol of God's power

6 What do Sikhs believe? memory game Instruc9ons: You will be working in groups to produce either a poster or diagram to show what Sikhs believe. Each member of the group will have a turn to read some informa9on which they must try to remember as accurately as possible. They will then return to the group and tell the other members of the group what to add to the poster or diagram.

7 What do Sikhs believe? memory game (1) Sikhs believe in one God. They believe God made the world and loves all living beings. The main beliefs about God are in a poem by Guru Nanak, called the Mul Mantar: The 'Mul Mantar' in Gurmukhi

8 What do Sikhs believe? memory game (2) Sikhs believe in reincarna9on. This means being reborn again and again. Sikhism teaches that people s selfish ways 9e them to this earth. Sikhs do not want to be born again. Sikhs want to break free of reincarna9on. They want to be united with God they die.

9 What do Sikhs believe? memory game (3) Sikh teachings include the belief that all people are equal, regardless of caste, race, or gender, and Guru Nanak sought to abolish the Hindu caste system. Female members of the Khalsa Women are allowed to hold any office in the Gurdwara (Sikh temple and mee9ng place), and all people sit on the floor during worship to show equality.

10 What do Sikhs believe? memory game (4) Nanak taught acceptance of all faiths, emphasizing that God would judge people not by their outward religion but by their ac9ons. However, Sikhs prefer to retain their dis9nc9ve iden9ty, and marriage into other religions is frowned upon, especially if it involves conversion to another religion.

11 Do you know the name of this building and where it is?

12 Harmandir Sahib (or 'The Golden Temple ) Amritsar, India

13 The Golden Temple is culturally the most significant place of worship of the Sikhs and one of the oldest Sikh gurdwaras. Amritsar city is one of the major ci9es of the Punjab state in India. The city was founded by Guru Ram Das ji in 1574.

14 The Five K s of Sikhism KANGA KACCHA KARA KESH KIRPAN Can you match up the correct names to the objects?

15 The Five K s of Sikhism KANGA KESH KIRPAN KARA KACCHA Can you match up the correct names to the objects?

16 The meaning of the 5 K's KESH a`acking bangle ba`le beginning broader case clean comb end evil Gobind hair ideas India lives naturally protect right shoulder Singh sword symbol trousers turban twice uncut underwear Kesh means hair. Sikhs believe that hair should be allowed to grow but should also be kept and combed at least a day. The is not one of the five K s but is worn by men and some women to cover the hair.

17 The meaning of the 5 K's KESH a`acking bangle ba`le beginning broader case clean comb end evil Gobind hair ideas India lives naturally protect right shoulder Singh sword symbol trousers turban twice uncut underwear Kesh means uncut hair. Sikhs believe that hair should be allowed to grow naturally but should also be kept clean and combed at least twice a day. The turban is not one of the five K s but is worn by men and some women to cover the hair.

18 The meaning of the 5 K's KANGHA a`acking bangle ba`le beginning broader case clean comb end evil Gobind hair ideas India lives naturally protect right shoulder Singh sword symbol trousers turban twice uncut underwear The kangha is a small. It is worn in the to keep it fixed in place. It also reminds Sikhs that their should be 9dy and organised too.

19 The meaning of the 5 K's KANGHA a`acking bangle ba`le beginning broader case clean comb end evil Gobind hair ideas India lives naturally protect right shoulder Singh sword symbol trousers turban twice uncut underwear The kangha is a small. comb It is worn in the hair to keep it fixed in place. It also reminds Sikhs that their lives should be 9dy and organised too.

20 The meaning of the 5 K's KACHERA a`acking bangle ba`le beginning broader case clean comb end evil Gobind hair ideas India lives naturally protect right shoulder Singh sword symbol trousers turban twice uncut underwear Kachera are short worn as. At the 9me when they were introduced, most people in wore long, loose clothes. Guru said that the change in style was a that people were leaving behind old and following be`er ones.

21 The meaning of the 5 K's KACHERA a`acking bangle ba`le beginning broader case clean comb end evil Gobind hair ideas India lives naturally protect right shoulder Singh sword symbol trousers turban twice uncut underwear Kachera are short trousers worn as. underwear At the 9me when they were introduced, most people in India wore long, loose clothes. Guru Gobind Singh said that the change in style was a symbol that people were leaving behind old ideas and following be`er ones.

22 The meaning of the 5 K's KIRPAN a`acking bangle ba`le beginning broader case clean comb end evil Gobind hair ideas India lives naturally protect right shoulder Singh sword symbol trousers turban twice uncut underwear The kirpan is a to remind Sikhs that it is their duty to fight against. A kirpan should never be used for people. It is usually kept in a special fixed to a strap over the person s.

23 The meaning of the 5 K's KIRPAN a`acking bangle ba`le beginning broader case clean comb end evil Gobind hair ideas India lives naturally protect right shoulder Singh sword symbol trousers turban twice uncut underwear The kirpan is a sword to remind Sikhs that it is their duty to fight against. evil A kirpan should never be used for a`acking people. It is usually kept in a special case fixed to a strap over the person s. shoulder

24 The meaning of the 5 K's KARA a`acking bangle ba`le beginning broader case clean comb end evil Gobind hair ideas India lives naturally protect right shoulder Singh sword symbol trousers turban twice uncut underwear The kara is a steel worn on the wrist. Originally it would have been than the ones worn today and would have been used to the arm in. Today it is worn as a and reminds Sikhs that God has no or.

25 The meaning of the 5 K's KARA a`acking bangle ba`le beginning broader case clean comb end evil Gobind hair ideas India lives naturally protect right shoulder Singh sword symbol trousers turban twice uncut underwear The kara is a steel bangle worn on the right wrist. Originally it would have been broader than the ones worn today and would have been used to protect the arm in. ba`le Today it is worn as a symbol and reminds Sikhs that God has no beginning or. end

26 Describe five items that you wear or carry around with you that are important to you or say something about who you are. For each one, explain why you have chosen this item. Put the heading: My Own Five K s. Present your work in a chart like the one below: ITEM Victoria Falls Bungee Jump T-Shirt My Celtic-knot ring WHAT IT SAYS ABOUT ME / WHY IT IS IMPORTANT TO ME I did a bungee jump at Victoria Falls and it was awesome! I don t wear it to show off but at the same time I feel proud to have done it because I was so scared before jumping! The ring was given to me by my Grandma when we left Ireland. I guess it reminds me of (and I think I probably use it to express) my Irish roots and ancestry.

27 EXERCISE 2: Answer the following ques9ons in your book (1) Do you wear, at any 9me, anything that iden9fies you with a par9cular group, place, aetude, value or belief? Explain what these items are. (2) How important do you think it is to have symbols of clothing that iden9fy you as belonging to a group? Do you think, for example, that school uniform is a good idea? EXTENSION - How much freedom do you think people should have to wear items that express their religious or cultural nature? For example, should a Sikh student be allowed to carry a kirpan (sword) to school? Was it right that a Bri9sh Muslim teaching assistant was sacked because she did not want to remove her veil in class? Explain your views.

28 Sikhism was started by Guru Gobind Singh True or False? Sikhism is approximately 500 years old The word 'Sikh' means learner or disciple The Sikh place of worship is called the Granth Sahib The Sikh symbol is called the Khalsa Sikhs believe in only one God Sikhs celebrate the fes9val of Divali The Golden Temple is in the Punjab region of Pakistan

29 True or False? Sikhism was started by Guru Gobind Singh Sikhism is approximately 500 years old The word 'Sikh' means learner or disciple false true true The Sikh place of worship is called the Granth Sahib false The Sikh symbol is called the Khalsa Sikhs believe in only one God Sikhs celebrate the fes9val of Divali false true true The Golden Temple is in the Punjab region of Pakistan false

30 Diwali Five K's Golden Temple granthi gurdwara gurpurbs guru Guru Guru Granth Sahib kandha Khalsa langar Mul Mantar Nishan Sahib Punjab reincarna9on Sikh Vaisakhi belief that we are reborn again and again

31 Diwali Five K's Golden Temple granthi gurdwara gurpurbs guru Guru Guru Granth Sahib kandha Khalsa langar Mul Mantar Nishan Sahib Punjab Sikh Vaisakhi belief that we are reborn again and again reincarna9on

32 Diwali Five K's Golden Temple granthi gurdwara gurpurbs guru Guru Guru Granth Sahib kandha Khalsa langar Mul Mantar Nishan Sahib Punjab reincarna9on Sikh Vaisakhi name of a follower of Sikhism, meaning disciple or learner ;

33 Diwali Five K's Golden Temple granthi gurdwara gurpurbs guru Guru Guru Granth Sahib kandha Khalsa langar Mul Mantar Nishan Sahib Punjab reincarna9on Vaisakhi name of a follower of Sikhism, meaning disciple or learner ; Sikh

34 Diwali Five K's Golden Temple granthi gurdwara gurpurbs guru Guru Guru Granth Sahib kandha Khalsa langar Mul Mantar Nishan Sahib Punjab reincarna9on Sikh Vaisakhi religious teacher

35 Diwali Five K's Golden Temple granthi gurdwara gurpurbs Guru Guru Granth Sahib kandha Khalsa langar Mul Mantar Nishan Sahib Punjab reincarna9on Sikh Vaisakhi religious teacher guru

36 Diwali Five K's Golden Temple granthi gurdwara gurpurbs guru Guru Guru Granth Sahib kandha Khalsa langar Mul Mantar Nishan Sahib Punjab reincarna9on Sikh Vaisakhi 'Guru-days', fes9vals connected with the Gurus

37 Diwali Five K's Golden Temple granthi gurdwara guru Guru Guru Granth Sahib kandha Khalsa langar Mul Mantar Nishan Sahib Punjab reincarna9on Sikh Vaisakhi 'Guru-days', fes9vals connected with the Gurus gurpurbs

38 Diwali Five K's Golden Temple granthi gurdwara gurpurbs guru Guru Guru Granth Sahib kandha Khalsa langar Mul Mantar Nishan Sahib Punjab reincarna9on Sikh Vaisakhi Indian fes9val of lights

39 Five K's Golden Temple granthi gurdwara gurpurbs guru Guru Guru Granth Sahib kandha Khalsa langar Mul Mantar Nishan Sahib Punjab reincarna9on Sikh Vaisakhi Indian fes9val of lights Diwali

40 Diwali Five K's Golden Temple granthi gurdwara gurpurbs guru Guru Guru Granth Sahib kandha Khalsa langar Mul Mantar Nishan Sahib Punjab reincarna9on Sikh Vaisakhi Indian fes9val, when the Khalsa was started

41 Diwali Five K's Golden Temple granthi gurdwara gurpurbs guru Guru Guru Granth Sahib kandha Khalsa langar Mul Mantar Nishan Sahib Punjab reincarna9on Sikh Indian fes9val, when the Khalsa was started Vaisakhi

42 Diwali Five K's Golden Temple granthi gurdwara gurpurbs guru Guru Guru Granth Sahib kandha Khalsa langar Mul Mantar Nishan Sahib Punjab reincarna9on Sikh Vaisakhi main Sikh gurdwara, in Amritsar

43 Diwali Five K's granthi gurdwara gurpurbs guru Guru Guru Granth Sahib kandha Khalsa langar Mul Mantar Nishan Sahib Punjab reincarna9on Sikh Vaisakhi main Sikh gurdwara, in Amritsar Golden Temple

44 Diwali Five K's Golden Temple granthi gurdwara gurpurbs guru Guru Guru Granth Sahib kandha Khalsa langar Mul Mantar Nishan Sahib Punjab reincarna9on Sikh Vaisakhi symbols worn by Khalsa Sikhs

45 Diwali Golden Temple granthi gurdwara gurpurbs guru Guru Guru Granth Sahib kandha Khalsa langar Mul Mantar Nishan Sahib Punjab reincarna9on Sikh Vaisakhi symbols worn by Khalsa Sikhs Five Ks

46 Diwali Five K's Golden Temple granthi gurdwara gurpurbs guru Guru Guru Granth Sahib kandha Khalsa langar Mul Mantar Nishan Sahib Punjab reincarna9on Sikh Vaisakhi Sikh flag, flown outside Gurdwaras

47 Diwali Five K's Golden Temple granthi gurdwara gurpurbs guru Guru Guru Granth Sahib kandha Khalsa langar Mul Mantar Punjab reincarna9on Sikh Vaisakhi Sikh flag, flown outside Gurdwaras Nishan Sahib

48 Diwali Five K's Golden Temple granthi gurdwara gurpurbs guru Guru Guru Granth Sahib kandha Khalsa langar Mul Mantar Nishan Sahib Punjab reincarna9on Sikh Vaisakhi the 10 human leaders of Sikhism, and now the holy book

49 Diwali Five K's Golden Temple granthi gurdwara gurpurbs guru Guru Granth Sahib kandha Khalsa langar Mul Mantar Nishan Sahib Punjab reincarna9on Sikh Vaisakhi the 10 human leaders of Sikhism, and now the holy book Guru

50 Diwali Five K's Golden Temple granthi gurdwara gurpurbs guru Guru Guru Granth Sahib kandha Khalsa langar Mul Mantar Nishan Sahib Punjab reincarna9on Sikh Vaisakhi person who reads out the Guru Granth Sahib

51 Diwali Five K's Golden Temple gurdwara gurpurbs guru Guru Guru Granth Sahib kandha Khalsa langar Mul Mantar Nishan Sahib Punjab reincarna9on Sikh Vaisakhi person who reads out the Guru Granth Sahib granthi

52 Diwali Five K's Golden Temple granthi gurdwara gurpurbs guru Guru Guru Granth Sahib kandha Khalsa langar Mul Mantar Nishan Sahib Punjab reincarna9on Sikh Vaisakhi region in north-eastern India where most Sikhs live

53 Diwali Five K's Golden Temple granthi gurdwara gurpurbs guru Guru Guru Granth Sahib kandha Khalsa langar Mul Mantar Nishan Sahib reincarna9on Sikh Vaisakhi region in north-eastern India where most Sikhs live Punjab

54 Diwali Five K's Golden Temple granthi gurdwara gurpurbs guru Guru Guru Granth Sahib kandha Khalsa langar Mul Mantar Nishan Sahib Punjab reincarna9on Sikh Vaisakhi the community of bap9sed Sikhs

55 Diwali Five K's Golden Temple granthi gurdwara gurpurbs guru Guru Guru Granth Sahib kandha langar Mul Mantar Nishan Sahib Punjab reincarna9on Sikh Vaisakhi the community of bap9sed Sikhs Khalsa

56 Diwali Five K's Golden Temple granthi gurdwara gurpurbs guru Guru Guru Granth Sahib kandha Khalsa langar Mul Mantar Nishan Sahib Punjab reincarna9on Sikh Vaisakhi Sikh holy book

57 Diwali Five K's Golden Temple granthi gurdwara gurpurbs guru Guru kandha Khalsa langar Mul Mantar Nishan Sahib Punjab reincarna9on Sikh Vaisakhi Sikh holy book Guru Granth Sahib

58 Diwali Five K's Golden Temple granthi gurdwara gurpurbs guru Guru Guru Granth Sahib kandha Khalsa langar Mul Mantar Nishan Sahib Punjab reincarna9on Sikh Vaisakhi 'door of the Guru', Sikh place of worship where the Guru Granth Sahib is kept

59 Diwali Five K's Golden Temple granthi gurpurbs guru Guru Guru Granth Sahib kandha Khalsa langar Mul Mantar Nishan Sahib Punjab reincarna9on Sikh Vaisakhi 'door of the Guru', Sikh place of worship where the Guru Granth Sahib is kept gurdwara

60 Diwali Five K's Golden Temple granthi gurdwara gurpurbs guru Guru Guru Granth Sahib kandha Khalsa langar Mul Mantar Nishan Sahib Punjab reincarna9on Sikh Vaisakhi prayer seeng out the Sikh idea of God

61 Diwali Five K's Golden Temple granthi gurdwara gurpurbs guru Guru Guru Granth Sahib kandha Khalsa langar Nishan Sahib Punjab reincarna9on Sikh Vaisakhi prayer seeng out the Sikh idea of God Mul Mantar

62 Diwali Five K's Golden Temple granthi gurdwara gurpurbs guru Guru Guru Granth Sahib kandha Khalsa langar Mul Mantar Nishan Sahib Punjab reincarna9on Sikh Vaisakhi Sikh kitchen where free meals are served

63 Diwali Five K's Golden Temple granthi gurdwara gurpurbs guru Guru Guru Granth Sahib kandha Khalsa Mul Mantar Nishan Sahib Punjab reincarna9on Sikh Vaisakhi Sikh kitchen where free meals are served langar

64 Diwali Five K's Golden Temple granthi gurdwara gurpurbs guru Guru Guru Granth Sahib kandha Khalsa langar Mul Mantar Nishan Sahib Punjab reincarna9on Sikh Vaisakhi (i) the double-edged sword (ii) (ii) the symbol of Sikhism

65 Diwali Five K's Golden Temple granthi gurdwara gurpurbs guru Guru Guru Granth Sahib Khalsa langar Mul Mantar Nishan Sahib Punjab reincarna9on Sikh Vaisakhi (i) the double-edged sword (ii) (ii) the symbol of Sikhism kandha

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