Is astrology forbidden in Sikhism?

All people are to be regarded as equal in value. Don’t give credence to auspicious dates, horoscopes, or astrology. Avoid being involved in illegal activities or dishonorable associates.

How Sikhism is a syncretism?

Scholars have presented Sikhism as both a distinct faith and a syncretic religion which combines some elements of Hinduism and Islam. Sikhs maintain that their religion was directly revealed by God and therefore to many of them, the notion of its being a syncretic religion is offensive.

Do Sikh believe in Sharia law?

Sikhism was founded in the 15th century CE by Guru Nanak. Guru Granth Sahib is the scripture followed by Sikhs as “The Living Guru”. In Islam, the legal system based on the Quran and the Sunnah is known as Sharia; there is no such legal system mentioned in Guru Granth Sahib.

Can Sikhs eat meat?

The Sikh religion forbids the use of alcohol and other intoxicants. Sikhs are also not allowed eat meat – the principle is to keep the body pure. All gurdwaras are supposed to follow the Sikh code, known as the Akal Takht Sandesh, which comes from the highest Sikh authority in India.

Is Tattoo allowed in Sikhism?

Sikhism generally forbids any method of piercing of the body for any reason, but especially for the sake of adornment or fashion, and wearing of jewelry. There is no ban preventing a person with existing tattoos, or body art, to be initiated into Sikhism.

Can a Sikh believe in Jesus?

Sikhs do not believe that Jesus is God because Sikhism teaches that God is neither born, nor dead. Jesus was born and lived a human life, therefore, he cannot be God.

What is the symbol of Sikh religion?

Khanda Sahib
Khanda Sahib is the Religious symbol of the Sikhs. It reflects some of the fundamental concepts of Sikhism. The symbol derives its name from the double-edged sword (also called a Khanda) which appears at the center of the logo.