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Sikhs believe that there is only one God in technical terms they are monotheist but they call it Ik Onkar. Sikhs don't see the Gurus as God's they see them as enlightened individuals that are equal to them.

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Sikhism Essay Sikhs believe that there is only one God in technical terms they are monotheist but they call it Ik Onkar. Sikhs don't see the Gurus as God's they see them as enlightened individuals that are equal to them. Sikhs believe God created many universes, that he is without beginning or end that he is eternal, timeless and he created everything inside the universe and that creation evolved slowly e.g. Air became water, water became bacteria which then became plants, fish, animals and finally human beings, which they believe are the highest form of created life on earth. This quote sums up a part of their beliefs "God is the beginning and the end of everything, he is the designer and the creator" Sikhs believe that there is a piece of God inside ...read more.

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Sikhs believe God is above and beyond having a gender but in The Mool Mantra and other teachings God is referred to as He, Sikhs also believe God is both sargun which means he is everywhere and that he is everything also that he is nirgun which means he is above and beyond creation. Sikhs believe that no Religion can claim God as their own as God is available to everyone and all religions are different routes, which lead to the same reality. Sikhs & The Guru's use/used 3 names, in which they used to describe God they are, Sat Nam - the Eternal Reality Akal Purakh - the Eternal One Raheguru - Wonderful Lord Sat Nam means that God created the eternal universes that we now live in and that he created the universe and everything inside it. ...read more.

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A main part of Sikh beliefs in God is The Mool Mantra it sums up what Guru Nanak taught Sikhs over 500 years ago it also sums up key beliefs about God. It Goes: There is only one God (Ik Onkar) He is The Creator, (He created everything in the universe) He is without Fear, (He fears no one and no one should fear him) He is without Hate, (He hates no one) He is timeless, immortal, without form, (He was never born and he will never die and he will never change, he does not have a gender) The enlightened one, (Knows everything and understands all) He is known by The Guru's Grace. Sikh's recite The Mool Mantra at anytime they can in both their public and private worship., as they believe it is central to their belief in God Fhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh hhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh 2222222 ...read more.

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