Sikhism is a monotheistic religion.
The word Sikh means ‘disciple’ or someone who seeks the truth.
Sikhs are the disciples of God who follow the writings and teachings of the 10 Sikh Gurus.
A Sikh is any human being who faithfully believes in:
- One God (otherwise known as the Immortal Being)
- The ten Gurus
- The Guru Granth Sahhib – the Sikh’s holy scripture
- The utterances and teachings of the ten Gurus
- The baptism bequeathed by the tenth Guru – Gobind Singh
- Reht Maryada – Sikh Code of Conduct.
The Ten Gurus
- Guru Nanak Dev
- Guru Angad Dev
- Guru Amar Das
- Guru Raam Das
- Guru Arjun Dev (Arjan Dev)
- Guru Har Govind (Har Gobind)
- Guru Har Rai
- Guru Har Krishan (Har Kishan)
- Guru Teg Bahadar (Tegh Bahadur)
- Guru Gobind Singh
The Guru Granth
The Guru Granth is a the scripture of the supreme enlightener and may never be replaced by a human being. It has 1,430 pages in a single volume, called a Granth.