Home:
Dharmic Religions

Buddhism

Beliefs
History
Followers
Schools
Books & Further Reading

Hinduism

Beliefs
Gods & Goddesses
   Brahma
   Chandra
   Durga
   Ganesh
   Hanuman
   Indra
   Krishna
   Lakshmi
   Murugan
   Parvati
   Rama
   Sarasvati
   Shiva
   Vishnu
Followers
Books & Further Reading

Jainism

Beliefs
Followers
Schools
Books & Further Reading

Sikhism

Beliefs
The Five Ks
Followers
Books & Further Reading

Links

Buddha Experience (Ad)
Buddhism eBooks
Download Indian Cookbooks
Hindu Baby Names
Hindu eBooks
India Country Information
Indian Recipe eBooks
Indian Recipes
Vedic Astrology


 
 














































 
Dharmic Religions   >   Sikhism   >   Books & Further Reading

   
 

Sikhism Further Reading


If you would like to know more about Sikhism, there are many books and websites with more information about it.

Here are some helpful websites about Sikhism: Here some books about Sikhism:

Disclosure: Products details and descriptions provided by Amazon.com. Our company may receive a payment if you purchase products from them after following a link from this website.

Sikhism And Spirituality
By Rabinder Singh Bhamra

Xlibris
Released: 2015-07-16
Paperback (258 pages)

Sikhism And Spirituality
List Price: $19.99*
Lowest New Price: $19.99*
Lowest Used Price: $16.00*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 06:38 Pacific 23 Sep 2019 More Info)


Click Here
The First Sikh Spiritual Master: Timeless Wisdom from the Life and Techniques of Guru Nanak
By Harish Dhillon

Skylight Paths
Released: 2006-09-01
Paperback (192 pages)

The First Sikh Spiritual Master: Timeless Wisdom from the Life and Techniques of Guru Nanak
List Price: $18.99*
Lowest New Price: $6.00*
Lowest Used Price: $5.59*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 06:38 Pacific 23 Sep 2019 More Info)


Click Here
Product Description:

Explore the life of a great spiritual leader―and walk the peaceful path toward God-realization.

Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism, was born during a period of political and religious turmoil in India in the fifteenth century. Tension between Hindus and Muslims had escalated, leading to greater polarization of the two religions. By establishing Sikhism, Nanak created a synthesis of Hinduism and Islam with the belief that God is One. He advocated a casteless society based on truth, unity and equality.

During his twenty-three years of traveling he taught not only in India but also in Tibet, Ceylon (Sri Lanka) and in the area of the present-day countries of Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Iran, preaching the truth as he perceived it and showing humankind the path to salvation. Highlighting his quest for tolerance and compassion, this fascinating biography tells the story of a unique spiritual leader who showed a gentle, peaceful path to realizing God.

Admired, loved and respected even in his lifetime, Guru Nanak continues to command admiration and respect five hundred years after he lived, with his lasting universal message of Absolute Unity more urgent and necessary than ever before.

Sikhism: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
By Eleanor Nesbitt

Oxford University Press USA
Paperback (176 pages)

Sikhism: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
List Price: $11.95*
Lowest New Price: $5.00*
Lowest Used Price: $3.78*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 06:38 Pacific 23 Sep 2019 More Info)


Click Here
  • Oxford University Press USA
Product Description:
The Sikh religion has a following of over 20 million people worldwide, and is ranked as the world's fifth largest religion. However, events such as the verbal and physical attacks on Sikhs just after September 11, where Sikhs were being mistaken for Muslims, suggest that the Sikh faith still remains mysterious to many.

This Very Short Introduction introduces newcomers to the meaning of the Sikh religious tradition, its teachings, practices, rituals and festivals. Eleanor Nesbitt highlights and contextualizes the key threads in the history of Sikhism, from the first Gurus to martyrdom, militarization, and the increasingly significant diaspora. Examining gender, caste, and the changes that are currently underway in the faith, Nesbitt considers contemporary Sikh identities and their role in our world.

ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.
A History of the Sikhs, Volume 1: 1469-1839 (Oxford India Collection)
By Khushwant Singh

Oxford University Press
Paperback (407 pages)

A History of the Sikhs, Volume 1: 1469-1839 (Oxford India Collection)
List Price: $24.95*
Lowest New Price: $10.35*
Lowest Used Price: $9.99*
Usually ships in 3-4 business days*
*(As of 06:38 Pacific 23 Sep 2019 More Info)


Click Here
Product Description:
First published in 1963, this remains the most comprehensive and authoritative book on the Sikhs. The new edition updated to the present recounts the return of the community to the mainstream of national life. Written in Khushwant Singh's trademark style to be accessible to a general, non-scholarly audience, the book is based on scholarly archival research.
The Sikhs
By Patwant Singh

Image
Released: 2001-07-17
Green Paperback (312 pages)

The Sikhs
List Price: $19.00*
Lowest New Price: $8.27*
Lowest Used Price: $4.53*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 06:38 Pacific 23 Sep 2019 More Info)


Click Here
  • ISBN13: 9780385502061
  • Notes: BRAND NEW FROM PUBLISHER! 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Tracking provided on most orders. Buy with Confidence! Millions of books sold!
Product Description:
Five hundred years ago, Guru Nanak founded the Sikh faith in India. The Sikhs defied the caste system; rejected the authority of Hindu priests; forbade magic and idolatry; and promoted the equality of men and women -- beliefs that incurred the wrath of both Hindus and Muslims. In the centuries that followed, three of Nanak's nine successors met violent ends, and his people continued to battle hostile regimes. The conflict has raged into our own time: in 1984 the Golden Temple of Amritsar -- the holy shrine of the Sikhs--was destroyed by the Indian Army. In retaliation, Sikh bodyguards assassinated Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

Now, Patwant Singh gives us the compelling story of the Sikhs -- their origins, traditions and beliefs, and more recent history. He shows how a movement based on tenets of compassion and humaneness transformed itself, of necessity, into a community that values bravery and military prowess as well as spirituality. We learn how Gobind Singh, the tenth and last Guru, welded the Sikhs into a brotherhood, with each man bearing the surname Singh, or "Lion," and abiding by a distinctive code of dress and conduct. He tells of Banda the Brave's daring conquests, which sowed the seeds of a Sikh state, and how the enlightened ruler Ranjit Singh fulfilled this promise by founding a Sikh empire.

The author examines how, through the centuries, the Sikh soldier became an exemplar of discipline and courage and explains how Sikhs -- now numbering nearly 20 million worldwide -- have come to be known for their commitment to education, their business acumen, and their enterprising spirit.

Finally, Singh concludes that it would be a grave error to alienate an energetic and vital community like the Sikhs if modern India is to realize its full potential. He urges India's leaders to learn from the past and to "honour the social contract with Indians of every background and persuasion."
Anand Sahib - English Translation & Transliteration: Sikhism : Prayers
By Manmohan Singh Sethi

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (28 pages)

Anand Sahib - English Translation & Transliteration: Sikhism : Prayers
List Price: $7.99*
Lowest New Price: $7.99*
Lowest Used Price: $9.15*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 06:38 Pacific 23 Sep 2019 More Info)


Click Here
Product Description:
The pinnacle of Happiness is BLISS! There are three primary purposes of a religious prayer. 1. To refresh your remembrance and awareness of God. 2. To bring your wandering mind into the present moment. 3. To understand the meaning of the prayer and imbibe its teachings into your life in order to further your spiritual progress. The Anand Sahib is a collection of hymns in Sikhism, written in the Ramkali Raag by Guru Amar Das, the third Guru of the Sikhs. It appears on the pages 917 to 922 in Guru Granth Sahib. It is said that the person who recites this Holy Bani daily with dedication, attention and comprehension, will achieve Anand (Bliss) in life. In the beautiful composition is stated that, the mind and soul of a true Sikh remains steadfast and God oriented in all circumstances of life. In an awakened mind with Guru Consciousness and intoxicated with the Nectar of Naam, one is always tuned with the Sweet Will of the Lord in all ups and downs of life, in pain and pleasure alike. Such a mind is ever luminous with Guru Consciousness and is in perpetual intoxication of Naam and Amrit Bani, accepting without question the Hukam (Will) of the Almighty. All Dukh (Pain) and Sukh, (Pleasure) appear as the same to the devoted Sikh of the Guru. By God's grace, presented to you here is the translation of the ANAND SAHIB into English. ANAND means Bliss, and Bliss is the pinnacle of Happiness. Following the Translation, offered to you is the Transliteration of ANAND SAHIB, for those who may wish to recite as a prayer in the original Gurumukhi language. While the best experience would be derived from reading the prayers in Gurumukhi, there should be no hindrance for anyone who does not know the Gurumukhi script, to do Anand Sahib. While every effort has been made to simplify the transliteration, I encourage the reader to read the prayers while listening to them in audio format a couple of times. This will help them grasp the correct pronunciation. Provided also, at the end of the book, is a link on YouTube to ANAND SAHIB so the reader can hear the prayer in Gurmukhi. This way, one can learn the correct pronunciation, or just listen to the prayer whenever needed. This prayer book is perfect to carry around in one’s device, so the prayers can be performed from anywhere. May You be Happy, May Everybody be Happy. God Bless All.
Let's Celebrate Vaisakhi! (Punjab's Spring Harvest Festival, Maya & Neel's India Adventure Series, Book 7) (Volume 7)
By Ajanta Chakraborty

Bollywood Groove
Paperback (34 pages)

Let s Celebrate Vaisakhi! (Punjab s Spring Harvest Festival, Maya & Neel s India Adventure Series, Book 7) (Volume 7)
List Price: $11.99*
Lowest New Price: $9.99*
Lowest Used Price: $7.77*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 06:38 Pacific 23 Sep 2019 More Info)


Click Here
Product Description:

** NEW ** Cultural Screen Time for kids!
SUBSCRIBE FREE: CultureGroove.com/youtube
Learn Hindi with English rhymes, Indian Festivals & Culture!

Our 9 titles on Amazon worldwide (4 Best Sellers!): Diwali (ranked #387 of 8 million Amazon books), Navratri, Holi, Indian Wedding, Mumbai, Ramadan & Eid, Vaisakhi, Gift Set 1, Gift Set 2
------------

In this multicultural and educational series from Bollywood Groove, join Maya, Neel and their pet squirrel, Chintu, as they visit Punjab in India to celebrate Vaisakhi, Punjab's Spring Harvest Festival!

Kids will learn about history, food, language and cultural elements of Vaisakhi... all while making new best friends!

** Book Includes: **
INFO-ZOOM: Who are the Sikh & What is Bhangra?
INFO-RECAP: Pictorial summary of Vaisakhi

** Parents: **
Our books provide a glimpse into the beautiful cultural diversity of India, including occasional mythology references.

** Check out our website: **
For more kids products and to sign up for book updates please visit:
http://www.CultureGroove.com/books


A Brief Introduction to Jainism and Sikhism (Brief Introductions to World Religions)
By Tim Dowley

Fortress Press
Released: 2018-10-01
Paperback (132 pages)

A Brief Introduction to Jainism and Sikhism (Brief Introductions to World Religions)
List Price: $19.00*
Lowest New Price: $13.94*
Lowest Used Price: $16.43*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 06:38 Pacific 23 Sep 2019 More Info)


Click Here
Product Description:

This brief introduction to Jainism and Sikhism is designed to help readers understand these important religious traditions. With both nuance and balance, this text provides broad coverage of various forms of Jainism and Sikhism with an arresting layout with rich colors. It offers both historical overviews and modern perspectives on Jain and Sikh beliefs and practices. The user-friendly content is enhanced by charts of religious festivals, historic timelines, updated maps, and a useful glossary.

It is ideal for courses on Jainism, Sikhism, and South Asian religions and will be a useful, concise reference for all readers eager to know more about these important religious tradition and their place in our contemporary world.



Your Comments

Please share your comments on this page.

   

 
 
 
 

 
 
The owners/operators of this website take no position on religious issues or controversies, and urges understanding, tolerance and mutual respect between peoples of all faiths and of no faith.

Copyright © 2007-2019, Answers 2000 Limited

CERTAIN CONTENT THAT APPEARS ON THIS SITE COMES FROM AMAZON SERVICES LLC. THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED 'AS IS' AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR REMOVAL AT ANY TIME.
CERTAIN CONTENT THAT APPEARS ON THIS SITE,COMES FROM AMAZON EU S. r.l. THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED 'AS IS' AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR REMOVAL AT ANY TIME.

Disclosure: Our company's websites' content (including this website's content) includes advertisements for our own company's websites, products, and services, and for other organization's websites, products, and services. In the case of links to other organization's websites, our company may receive a payment, (1) if you purchase products or services, or (2) if you sign-up for third party offers, after following links from this website. Unless specifically otherwise stated, information about other organization's products and services, is based on information provided by that organization, the product/service vendor, and/or publicly available information - and should not be taken to mean that we have used the product/service in question. Additionally, our company's websites contain some adverts which we are paid to display, but whose content is not selected by us, such as Google AdSense ads. For more detailed information, please see Advertising/Endorsements Disclosures

Our sites use cookies, some of which may already be set on your computer. Use of our site constitutes consent for this. For details, please see Privacy.

Click privacy for information about our company's privacy, data collection and data retention policies, and your rights.

Contact Us   Privacy   Terms of Use   Advertising/Endorsements Disclosures

In Association With Amazon.com
Answers 2000 Limited is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.
In Association With Amazon.co.uk
Answers 2000 Limited is a participant in the Amazon EU Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.co.uk.
As an Amazon Associate, our company earns from qualifying purchases. Amazon, the Amazon logo, Endless, and the Endless logo are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.
All trademarks are property of their respective owners.
All third party content and adverts are copyright of their respective owners.