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The evolution of a Sikh community in Britain

Sewa Singh Kalsi

The evolution of a Sikh community in Britain

religious and social change among the sikhs of Leeds and Bradford

by Sewa Singh Kalsi

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Published by Community Religions Project, Department of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Leeds in [Leeds] .
Written in English

  • Sikhs -- Great Britain.,
  • Sikhs -- Great Britain -- Leeds -- Social aspects.,
  • Sikhs -- Great Britain -- Bradford -- Social aspects.,
  • Minorities -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementSewa Singh Kalsi.
    SeriesMonograph series / Community Religions Project, Monograph series (Community Religions Project)
    LC ClassificationsDA125.S57 K28 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination226 p. ;
    Number of Pages226
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14751503M
    ISBN 101871363039

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The Sikhs which plays a central role in the life of the Sikh community. There is a long tradition of building qurdwaras among the Sikhs which is regarded as seva (voluntary service). As soon as there is a small number of Sikh residents in a town, they will start taking steps to establish a.

The history of Sikhs in Britain provides important clues into the evolution of Britain as a multicultural society and the challenges it faces today.

The authors examine the complex Anglo-Sikh relationship that led to the initial Sikh settlement and the processes of community-building around Sikh institutions such as gurdwaras.5/5(4).

They leased a house in Putney, West London, to serve as a Gurdwara. It was the first such temple anywhere in Europe. And this weekend, its successor, the Khalsa Jatha as it was known, celebrates years of the first Sikh temple in Britain.

The small community's lucky break came in. Book Condition: This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers. In poor condition, suitable as a reading copy.

Dust Jacket in fair condition. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and Cited by: Presents a study of one of Britain's largest and most distinctive minorities - the Sikhs.

This book examines the complex Anglo-Sikh relationship that led to the initial Sikh settlement and the processes of community-building around Sikh institutions such as gurdwaras. It explores the nature of British Sikh society. The Evolution of the Sikh Community questions the traditional, and rather simplified, view of the Sikh community and its history by probing further into the past, to the roots of Nanak's teachings.

The last work, Who is a Sikh. offers lucid accounts of key events and phases that led to the development of Sikh identity into its current : W. H McLeod. The Sikh community in the UK consists of various ‘Jathebandia’, loosely translated as ‘units’ or ‘sects’. All of these groups have varied histories, practices, and theological beliefs.

the Sikh community has contributed greatly to the socio-economic prosperity of Malaysia (Darshan S. Gill, ; Kuldip K., ). As a minority community with its own culture and religion, the Sikh community is a subject of interest among few academic researchers, especially in the fields of social sciences and comparative religions.

Tracing the evolution of various causes within the Sikh community, the authors note moves from the politics of class (IWAs [Indian Workers Association] up to the early s), to the politics of identity (Khalistan ), to emphasis on political organization (Sikh Political Party, UK) (94).

The evolution of a sikh community in Britain: religious and social change among the sikhs of Leeds and Bradford Author: Sewa Singh Kalsi ; Community Religions Project.

Monday, Octo UPDATE: First Sikh Book Club – Sikhs in Britain: The Making of a Community (36) Tuesday, November 4, Part 1 – Sikh Book Club – Sikhs in Britain: From and Through Punjab (3) Tuesday, October 2, How SikhISM became a ‘peaceful’ Religion (80).

Hew Mcleod or Professor William Hewat McLeod (2 August - 20 July ), was a prolific and highly controversial scholar, professor and author of Sikh studies who was born in New son of a sheep-farmer and belonging to the Presbyterian church, he had come to Punjab, the north Indian border province that has a Sikh majority population, as a Christian missionary in   History of Sikhism in Britain.

Most of Britain's Sikhs have their origins in immigration either from the Punjab in Northwest India in the s and 60s, or from East Africa slightly later. A list of books on Sikhs and Sikhism, beliefs and practices, history and philosophy, Sikh Gurus, Guru Granth Sahib and Guru Nanak early days of Sikhism up to the 20th-century partition of the Punjab and the diaspora to East Africa and Britain.

But the book really takes off when we reach the modern era. He provides a moving account of the. Sikhism is a religion originating in the Punjab region of India and Pakistan, former imperial possessions of the British Empire.

The religion was recorded as the religion ofpeople resident in England at the Census, along with 2, people in Wales, 9, in Scotland and in Northern Ireland, making for a total Sikh population ofHistorical Population Year Pop.

±% 16, —. Kalsi, S.S. () The Evolution of a Sikh Community in Britain. University of Leeds. Kaur, M. () The Golden Temple: Past and Present. Amritsar: Guru Nanak University Press. LaBrack, B. () 'Sikh Real and Ideal: Discussion of Text and Context in the Description of Overseas Sikh.

Book Description. Exploring the issue of Islamophobic attacks against Sikhs since 9/11, this book explains the historical, religious and legal foundations and frameworks for understanding race hate crime against the Sikh community in the UK.

'This fine study of the Sikhs in Britain is a splendid addition to the field. Not only does it provide an invaluable mapping of the community's origins and development which should make it a standard work of reference for years to come, but in its sophisticated interrogation of the sociological and political tensions which have marked that development it makes a uniquely5/5(2).

The Sikhs by Patwant Singh is a detailed overview of Sikh history and tradition that reads like a captivating story. As Navdeep Singh, policy director of SALDEF, said: "Singh’s work remains one of the most accessible and researched books on the history and evolution of the Sikh community.

Origin and Evolution of Life in Gurbani. Various theories of origin and evolution of life have been put forward in the holy books of all religions. But one thing is common to all of them: God is the creator of life in this universe.

Guru Nanak accepts this postulate of God as the Creator of Missing: Britain. The community grew steadily during the ls, often with the husbands coming to create a new life before calling the family over.

There was a sudden boom in emigration from the Punjab to Britain in the early ls, as new immigration laws threatened to tighten up procedures considerably. In the ls, Sikh communities grew in established locations.The Evolution of the Sikh Community, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp.

– 47 The movement of numerous Arora Sikhs from Bangkok to exploit the economic boom created by the Korean War (–) also altered the business landscape.Welcome to the Sikh Missionary Society's Online Library. Here we have all the publications, in various eBook formats, of the Sikh Missionary Society (U.K.) freely .