Sikhism – Guru Granth Sahib

Guru Granth Sahib of Sikhism

Sikhism is a religion which was founded on the principles of interfaith understanding, mutual respect and harmony. The Guru Granth Sahib is truly unique among the world's great scriptures. It is considered the Supreme spiritual authority and Head of the Sikh religion, rather than any living person. It is also the only scripture of it's kind which not only contains the works of it's own religious founders but also writings of people from other faiths

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Judaism

Menorah

Judaism is an old religion. Unlike Islam or Christianity, Judaism is more about Right Action than Right Belief. As a non-missionising religion, Judaism cannot compete in terms of numbers but its influence is immeasurable. At its centre is the concept of Tikkun Olam -- repairing the world. Jews seek to create a world worthy of God, to build the `Kingdom of God' on earth. ... Read more...

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A Jain Looks at Diwali

Diwali Lamps in India

Across the world, hundreds of millions of homes are lighting up today to celebrate Diwali. Also known as Deepavali, or the Festival of Lights, the holiday is celebrated by not only Hindus, but Sikhs, Buddhists and Jains alike. Diwali connects followers of multiple religions in celebrations of the victory of good over evil through the lighting of deeps or diyas (lamps) and each religion adds their own color to the Festival of Lights.

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Prayer in Islam

Salat

Prayer is one of the central elements of Islamic practice and worship. Indeed, it is the second of the Five Pillars of Islam and, along with the testimony of faith, the pilgrimage to Mecca, fasting the month of Ramadan and paying the poor tax, forms the essential framework of religious life for Muslims. More than that, the observance of prayer forms the framework of each Muslim’s day, from the pre-dawn morning prayer to the night prayer that precedes sleep.

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