However between and the Sikh community experienced sectarianism and no centralized authority apart from that arranged under British rule from Timeline of drafting and approval[ edit ] March A general meeting of the SGPC was held on 15 March , to establish a subcommittee with the task of producing a draft Code of Conduct. The subcommittee at the time consisted of 29 high-profile Sikhs,  listed by name in the Introduction to the Sikh Rehat Maryada. October — January A preliminary draft was circulated to Sikhs in April , for comment. During this time the number of subcommittee members present at meetings reduced, and other people were listed as present. Of the four who were exited, one had died and another was excommunicated.
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Rehat Nama:- A manual of conduct for the Khalsa. There are a number of them written by various Sikhs dating back to the eighteenth century. The document produced has been accepted as the official version which provides the basic guidelines against which all Sikh individuals and communities around the world can measure themselves. The Sikh Rehat Maryada is based on 37 Rehatnamas.
Some of them are:- 1. Bhai Prahladh Singh Rehatnama 3. Sakhi Rehat ki: About CE 4. Bhai Desa Singh Rehatnama: late 18th century. Its implementation has successfully achieved a high level of uniformity in the religious and social practices of Sikhism.
The following is a summary of the main issues covered by the Sikh Rehat Maryada :- 1. Sikh believes in the existence of one eternal God 2. Sikh will accept as their only spiritual guide as the Guru Granth Sahib and the ten human Gurus and follows their teachings 3. Sikh will never disrespect other religions. Doing honest work for leading life and earning and doing hard work 7.
Doing sewa i. Sikh must be eat simple non-halal food in moderation and refrain from any food or drink that causes detriment to the body or mind like alcohol, drugs, tobacco. Sikh will not take part in gambling or in any kind of dances which raise sex feelings. Sikh will never believe in caste, genders, races, religions and always give equality to all.
Sikh will take part in sadh sanghat to learn. Sikh will always doing ardaas and take hukam from guru before doing all ceremonies. Self control from gambling, tobacco, alcohol Newly born baby in Sikh family will be named by taking word from guru s hukam. Sikh boy and girls should be married by anand karaj punj lava Sikh must not demand for dowry in marriage Sikh funerals will b done by sikh maryada Sikh will never cut his hair from any part of body and this is same for ladies Sikh will collect dus wand charity money which earn from hard work from his earnings to spend on community services Sikh will give food and money to needed person because guru ji say gareeb da mooh guru ki golak bank Sikh will hold strong character for leading good life Sikh must be giving all equal rights to women Sikh will practice kirtan at home and guru ghar Sikh will believe in five takhats for pilgrimage Sikh will respect and obey hukam come from Akal Takhat sahib Sikh will take part in langar food served in guru ghar or doing any religion caremony by giving contribution in it
Tankhahnama Bhai Nand Lal
Kigaktilar Be careful of preconceptions. Give us your own opinion before you expect others to give theirs. Rehatnama Bhai Nand Lal Theres no truth about it. I will try and remember to be seated with folded hands.
Sikh Rehat Maryada