Explanation of the Sikh symbol, Khanda

The importance and meaning of the Khanda and Kalsa in Sikhism.

Origins of the Khalsa

An explanation of how Sikhism arose, including the story of sacrifice and brotherhood.

Sikh celebration and worship

An explanation of the Sikh festival Baisakhi, including a visit to a gurdwara.

Sikh food and turban tying

Eating food together is important for Sikhs and plays an important part in celebrations.

Sikhs praying

Sikhism is about 500 years old and originated in India. The word 'Sikh' means disciple.

The beginnings of Sikhism

A look at the origins of Sikhism and its teachings.

The festival of Vaisakhi

The festival of Vaisakhi remembers the founding of the Sikh Khalsa.

The Five Ks

A Sikh explains the significance of each of the five Ks worn by members of the Khalsa.

The Five Ks of Sikhism

The meaning and importance of the five Ks in Sikhism.

The Gurdwara (pt 1/2)

Images of, and information about, the Sikh place of worship.

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