“Without praise of the Almighty,
Darkness shall prevail in
Sikh Missionary Center
P.O. Box 62521
Phoenix, Arizona 85082, USA
The Sikh Missionary Center is grateful to all the
contributors for their financial assistance and moral support in publication of this book.
Copyright C 1990 by Sikh Missionary Center.
All rights reserved.
Library of Congress catalog Card Number: 89-069860
Printed By: Sheridan Books, Inc.
Ann Arbor, Michigan U.S.A.
C O N T E N T S
Chapter 1- Guru - The Divine Light 7
Chapter 2- India before Guru Nanak 12
Chapter 3- Guru Nanak Dev - First Guru 16
Chapter 4- Guru Angad Dev - Second Guru 76
Chapter 5- Guru Amar Das - Third Guru 85
Chapter 6- Guru Ram Das - Fourth Guru 100
Chapter 7- Guru Arjan Dev - Fifth Guru 104
Chapter 8- Guru Har Gobind - Sixth Guru 130
Chapter 9- Guru Har Rai - Seventh Guru 161
Chapter 10- Guru Har Krishen - Eighth Guru 169
Chapter 11- Guru Tegh Bahadur - Ninth Guru 175
Chapter 12- Guru Gobind Singh - Tenth Guru 192
Chapter 13- Guru Granth Sahib - the last Guru for ever 259
Chapter 14- A Brief Outline of Sikh Fundamentals 270
Chapter 15- Bibliography 312
Chapter 16- Appendix - Meditation, Turban, 313
Gurdwara and more
Sikh Missionary Center published its book, “SIKH RELIGION” in 1990.In order to create public awareness about Sikhism in the world, this book has been sent to more than 4,500 libraries so far in the world and is still being sent to more of them. It has also been sent to more than two thousand Professors of Religion in USA and Canada. It has been on the Internet since 1996. If ‘sikh religion’ is searched on Yahoo, Aol, Google, Altavista, Excite etc., one can find the book there as “SIKH RELIGION”.
It was translated in Russian language and about five thousand copies were distributed in Russia and its surrounding Russian speaking countries including Israel.
It has now been published in Spanish and has been sent to every library of every Spanish speaking country in the world.
Within a few months it will be published in Punjabi language and would then be distributed mostly in India.
The French and German translations are already underway. French version will be sent to more than 1,500 libraries in France. The German version of ‘SIKH RELIGION’ would be sent to most of the libraries in Germany before the end of next year.
It has been upgraded a little and a revised is printed.
April, 2005 Sikh Missionary Center