Understanding World Religions and Beliefs: Understanding Sikhism, 1st Edition

  • Michael Regan
  • Published By: Essential Library
  • ISBN-10: 1532153198
  • ISBN-13: 9781532153198
  • DDC: 294.6
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released May 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

  • Price:  Sign in for price



This book covers the history of Sikhism and explores how the religion has evolved and expanded. Readers learn about the guru leaders and the peaceful practices they promoted, as well as the prejudice Sikhs have endured, particularly in the United States after September 11. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Baisakhi Festival.
2: What Is Sikhism?.
3: The First Four Gurus of Sikhism.
4: The Militant Gurus.
5: The Last Human Guru.
6: Where in the World Are the Sikhs?.
7: How Sikhs Practice Their Religion.
8: Common Misconceptions about Sikhs.
9: Being Sikh in the Modern World.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Author.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Michael Regan

Michael Regan teaches Physical Education at Mazenod College. He is a 'digital native' and accomplished sportsman, so is perfectly placed to create these exciting tools for enhancing skills in a variety of sports.