What if I were to tell you there was a religion out there, dedicated to the unity and equality of all humankind, and social justice? What if I told you that their most holy site is also a soup kitchen? Does that sound like a religion you know? Today we’re going to do something a little different, we’re going to tell you about the 5th most populous religion, and their followers, the Sikhs.
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Duggal, Kartar Singh (1988), Philosophy and Faith of Sikhism:
Singh, Khushwant (2006), The Illustrated History of the Sikhs:
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