Implementation of Panch Kekaar and Khalsa in Sikh Society in Kelantan , Malaysia

Md. Zain, Aman Daima and Syed Omar, Syed Hadzrullathfi and Othman, Mohd Shahril and Al - Banna Mohamed, Hasan (2011) Implementation of Panch Kekaar and Khalsa in Sikh Society in Kelantan , Malaysia. International Journal of Business and Social Science, 2 (8). pp. 276-282. ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online)

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Abstract

The Khalsa and the Panch Kekaar are the two main elements in Sikhism. Those who want to become a member of this group must respect some symbols of the Sikhism called Panch Kekaar which consists of five, namely Kes(hair),Kara(iron racelet), Kangha(brush),Kachera(trouser) and Kirpan (sword). In order to see its significance in the Sikhism, a study of the Sikh community in Kelantan has been made and it is discovered that the respondents were less satisfactied with Panch Kekaar . The study also found that not many of them fully exercise the Panch Kekaar in their lives.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Sikh Community, Khalsa,Panch Kekaar,Kara,Kachera
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Faculty / Institute: Faculty of Contemporary Islamic Studies
Depositing User: Dr. Mohd Shahril Othman
Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2015 06:49
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2015 06:49
URI: http://erep.unisza.edu.my/id/eprint/1312

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