• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

The Sikh Religion and Charity

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

´╗┐Sikhism and charity This essay is going to talk about the Sikhs views of charity and also charity itself, furthermore I will be discussing about the Sikh teachings of equality and principles and also some of the different viewpoints that different religions have of charity. What are human rights? Human rights are the rights that every living person is obliged to and must be given and acted as an act of humanity. Human rights belong to every person in this world and cannot be taken away from us regardless of gender place of residence or status and some of our human rights are: 1. ...read more.

Middle

Furthermore charities show love and generosity towards others or humanity and are helping those who are less fortunate and in need. Furthermore the reason why charities are important is because without charities those who are suffering would never been able to live because they do not have any support from their government or any type of authority which could help them to improve daily life, moreover without charity people would not know what is happening to other people in the world and how they can help for a good cause and make Planet Earth a happy place for everyone. ...read more.

Conclusion

And with all different kinds of religion everyone has a different view point of charity but all put to practise in different way and help people in this world and make their life and this world a better place What are the three golden rules in the Sikh religion? The three golden rules are a major act and part of the Sikh religion and are a major part of guru Nanaks teaching of equality and charity and are the following: Nam Japana: Remembering god Kirat Karna: Which means earning an honest earning. Vand Chakana: Sharing gods wealth with the less fortunate ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Sikhism section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Sikhism essays

  1. What is the difference between a Sikh, a Sahajdhari Sikh and a Khalsa? Please ...

    A passage from the Guru Granth Sahib clearly explains what being a Khalsa means: "The one who will obey Guru's order will be a Sikh in true sense, whereas a disobedient person will have nothing to do with the Guru.

  2. Is religion responsible for the inferiority of women

    The punishments on both Adam and Eve were clearly imposed by God Himself; God did not reduce women to inferior status, nor did He command men to rule harshly over their wives. However, in the course of history, it has sometimes been thought that God's punishment of Eve was justification for degradation and subjugation of women.

  1. Sikhism. In A02, I have to explain Sikh teaching on wealth and poverty.

    It is a matter for the individual's conscience to determine the level of their giving, using the daswandh principle as a guide. There are similar practices in other religions. Seva (service) has a special significance in Sikhism. Service to others makes true Sikh as well as remembering the name of God.

  2. R.E Coursework - Sikh Marriage

    After further celebrations at the bride's home the marriage party (dholi) will leave for the groom's home in the late afternoon where the women folk will be waiting. There, as a member of his family, the bride will begin her new life.

  1. 'Women play a special role in religious life.' How far is this true in ...

    in Muslim influenced areas of the Punjab especially, women would not be allowed to speak to men who were not members of their family. But beyond the practical expediency lay the principle that women could preach the Sikh message. When the tenth Guru, Guru Gobind Singh Ji blessed his Sikhs

  2. A Gurdwara is a Sikh place of worship.

    Everybody worked together and made it look very nice. Even before it was completely finished we went every Sunday morning". It is usually during the daylight when Gurdwaras are open. They provide places where people can sit and think and worship God. In Indian villages, in the Punjab, many people go to the Gurdwara on the first day of the month.

  1. A Sikh marriage.

    is distributed to all people that is present, monogamy by the Sikhs. A Sikh marriage is valid only when it has solemnised in the presence of the Guru Granth Sahib and the couple has walked around it four times in a clockwise direction, while the four verses of the marriage hymn were being read.

  2. Religeous Education - Three Responsibilities

    Ardos Prayer of repetition- everyone stands facing Guru Granth Sahib. Lead by one person and everyone says last part together. Karah Parshad Equal measurements - semolina, butter, milk and this symbolizes the equality of all people. After or during Divan worshippers eat Langar - communal meal - vegetarian - no

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work