Hinduism and Sikhism
(9,505 words)

The relationship between Hinduism and Sikhism is close, complex, and controversial and requires understanding of South Asian and, in particular, Punjabi religious culture (see below). The brief definition of Sikhism below introduces the challenges inherent in terminology and is follow…

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Eleanor Nesbitt, “Hinduism and Sikhism”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Edited by: Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 23 March 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-5019_beh_COM_9000000149>
First published online: 2012



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