Jan 24, 2013

Word Allah in Sikh, Guru Granth Sahib and Karpal Singh

Nama " Allah "
di dalam Guru Granth Sahib
kata Karpal Singh
 Name " ALLAH " in the Guru Granth Sahib
said Karpal Singh

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previously he said about the implementation of hudud law
in Malaysia

and now he is talking about the use of name of Allah
after clearly & fully rejected the Islamic rule
and Islamic Country

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“Keputusan Majlis tersebut baru-baru ini perkataan ‘Allah’ tidak boleh digunakan oleh orang bukan Islam bercanggah dengan pendirian yang diambil oleh kepimpinan parti komponen Pakatan Rakyat,” kata Karpal sambil menambah ia akan menjejaskan saudara Sikhnya kerana perkataan tersebut terdapat dalam kitab suci mereka, Guru Granth Sahib.

The word Allah appears in the Guru Granth Sahib (the Sikh holy book) 46 times. Any ruling that the word Allah cannot be used by non-Muslims would mean that Sikhs cannot utter that word in the course of their prayers,” he said yesterday. ( he refer to  Karpal Singh )



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Q: What is the Sikh name for God ?

A: Sikhs refer to God as Waheguru, Akal Purakh and Oankar. God has many Names. Hindus call Him Ram, Christians call Him God and Muslims call Him Allah. It does not matter by which name you address Him. He knows you are referring to Him.


Sikhs signify Him with the name Waheguru and meditate on this name of God. The purpose of reciting the Name Waheguru is to remember the One who created us. While awake, eating, studying, or doing anything, remember God. Like we remember someone we love and care for, we must also not forget our greatest love of all: God, the True Beloved. Remember God in your heart and surely He will guide you and help you and you will be able to attain salvation and become one with Him. There are many devotees in Sikh religion that have recited the Name and attained salvation.
realsikhism.com

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Sikhism was founded in the 16th century in the Punjab district of what is now India and Pakistan.

It was founded by Guru Nanak and is based on his teachings, and those of the 9 Sikh gurus who followed him.
bbc.co.uk

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Who and What is a Sikh?

The word 'Sikh' in the Punjabi language means 'disciple', Sikhs are the disciples of God who follow the writings and teachings of the Ten Sikh Gurus. The wisdom of these teachings in Sri Guru Granth Sahib are practical and universal in their appeal to all mankind.

"I observe neither Hindu fasting nor the ritual of the Muslim Ramadan month; Him I serve who at the last shall save. The Lord of universe of the Hindus, Gosain and Allah to me are one; From Hindus and Muslims have I broken free. I perform neither Kaaba pilgrimage nor at bathing spots worship; One sole Lord I serve, and no other. I perform neither the Hindu worship nor the Muslim prayer; To the Sole Formless Lord in my heart I bow. We neither are Hindus nor Muslims; Our body and life belong to the One Supreme Being who alone is both Ram and Allah for us." (Guru Arjan Dev, Guru Granth Sahib, Raga Bhairon pg. 1136)

"Any human being who faithfully believes in: (i) One Immortal Being, (ii) Ten Gurus, from Guru Nanak to Guru Gobind Singh, (iii) The Guru Granth Sahib, (iv) The utterances and teachings of the ten Gurus and, (v) the baptism bequeathed by the tenth Guru, and who does not owe allegiance to any other religion is a Sikh." (Rehat Maryada, Sikh Code of Conduct)
sikhs.org
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Names of God 
In Sikhism

In Sikhism God is One Universal Entity, the creator, self-illuminated, perpetual and gender-less. He is referred to in the Sikh Scriptures by many hundreds of names. The holy scripture of the Sikhs called the Sri Guru Granth Sahib or SGGS begins with the following passage called the Mool Mantar or the "Main Mantra": Original Text -Punjabi: ੴ ਸਤਿ ਨਾਮ੝ ਕਰਤਾ ਪ੝ਰਖ੝ ਨਿਰਭਉ ਨਿਰਵੈਰ੝ ਅਕਾਲ ਮੂਰਤਿ ਅਜੂਨੀ ਸੈਭੰ ਗ੝ਰ ਪ੝ਰਸਾਦਿ ॥ ISO 15919transliteration: Ika ŝaṅkĝra sati nĝmu karatĝ purakhu nirabha'u niravairu akĝla mūrati ajūnī saibhaṃ gura prasĝdi Simplified transliteration: Ik ŝaṅkĝr sat nĝm kartĝ purkh nirbha'u nirvair akĝl mūrat ajūnī saibhaṃ gur prasĝd || English: One God. Truth is His name. Creative Being Personified. No Fear. No Malice. Image Of The Undying, Beyond Birth, Self-Existent. By Guru's Grace ~

The English translation uses 'His' or 'He' when referring to God. Sikhism does not recognise God as being of either sex and the original Punjabi version reflects this by being gender neutral.

The SGGS says the following about God: "You have so many Names, Lord, I do not know their limit. There is no other equal to You." (SGGS page 877).

A testament to the above, is the the 10th Guru, Guru Gobind Singh Ji's hymn, the Jaap Sahib, which is a list of many names of God, comprised 199 verses.

Waheguru is the main and true name used for God in Sikhism

The Sikhs believe that Allah - The name of God used by Muslim is a valid name to use. Similarly, the name Raam, Paarbrahm, Krishan which are names of God used by Hindus are frequently mentioned in the Sikh holy scriptures. The same God of the Christians, Muslims, Hindus, etc is the Akal Purakh, the primal being of the Sikhs.
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Press Statement by MCA Central Committee member Sdr Loh Seng Kok (Deputy Chairman of MCA Publicity Bureau) on “Allah” term

The MCA President had expressly declared that “Any restraint on the use of the Bible in the national language is tantamount to taking away the non-Muslim rights of freedom of practising one’s faith.”

Not only Christians, but Sikh and Hindu communities affected by prohibition

Forbidding non-Muslims to use “Allah” will also render the sacred texts of the Sikhs and Hindus i.e. the Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji and the Veda illegal as these holy scriptures also contain references to “Allah”. Any prohibition will prevent the Constitutional rights of Sikhs and Hindus from practising their faith, and thus contravenes the Federal Constitution.
Comment

He is talking but he don't know what he is talking about. He didn't know the history how the word Allah can be found there. He even don't know what is the attributes of Allah. 
He talks because he is a politician. A politician have to talk whether to support or to against.. To be a hero, politicians have to talk on every potential issue to make them a hero

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What is the name of the god of Buddhism ?

Buddhism is a non-theistic religion, meaning that the nature of God is not pertinent to Buddhist teachings. In Buddhism, gods do exist, but are largely imported from early Vedic (Hindu) teachings. 
However, the gods play minor roles in Buddhism as protectors of the Buddha and his teachings, and do not serve as "creators" in the sense normally found in Western, Abrahmic, religions.

Additionally, in the six-levels of rebirth found in Buddhism, the highest of the realms is the realm of rebirth as a god-like being, or deva. Beings who are especially virtuous or generous may be reborn in this state. However, the Buddha cautions that this state of rebirth, like all states, is impermanent, and is not the end-goal of Buddhism. Buddhism seeks emancipation from the entire cycle of rebirth.
With regard to origin of existence, Buddhism does not attribute this to a Creator. Buddhism does state that the origin is unknowable, but has existed for eons (beyond the current Universe), and is propelled into continual existence by ignorance and craving, which generates more karma.

The Origin Of God - Myth and Reality
Fear: The Buddhist system of religion do not believe in the concept of a personal God. The theory of Buddhism rejects the notion of an abstract principle of God operating in the universe. They rather believe that the concept of God is a response to fear and frustration. According to the Buddhist ideology, when primitive humans found themselves in a dangerous and hostile world, the fear of wild animals and of natural phenomena like thunder and lightning, they created the idea of Gods to console themselves.

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SIKH FAITH

(A) THE FAITH

 The Sikh religion has already been recognized to be a faith for the modern age. If some persons ask you about your religion it is because of their simple ignorance. There is so much in this world to keep the minds of the people occupied that they do not even know where London is or who Budha was. We should do whatever we can to remove their ignorance of the people (we may be equally ignorant about others); rather, we should do whatever we can to remove their ignorance. The World Conference of Religions for Peace, in 1979, was actually endorsing the basic principles of the Sikh faith when they, in their meeting at New Jersey, concluded. Too often the names and practices of our religions have been associated with warfare and strife. Now we must reverse this by: (a) Breaking down barriers of prejudice and hostility between religious communities and institutions. (b) Confronting the powers of the world with the teachings of our religions rather than conforming to them when they act contrary to the well-being of humanity. (c) Building inter-religious understanding in our local communities particularly where prejudices run strong.

The above statements are the basic principles of the Sikh faith reworded in modern language. The Gurus preached these principles of religious tolerance and brotherhood of humanity five hundred years ago when they said: The whole humanity is one brotherhood and God is the only Father for us all. (Page 611 Guru Granth Sahib)

The Gurus remembered God by many names, e.g., Ram, Gobind, Hari, Allah, Rahim, Karim, etc., then used by the followers of different religions. The Guru Granth Sahib is the only Holy Scripture which mentions with respect all such names and which includes the writings of holy people born in different religions. Kabir is a so-called low caste weaver, Farid is a Muslim, Ravidas is a shoe-maker and considered an untouchable by Hindus, Nam Dev is a calico printer, a low caste, and Dhanna is a simple farmer. The hymns of more than 2 dozen such holy men are included in the Adi Guru Granth Sahib in addition to the hymns of the Gurus. Guru Nanak preached that there is one God, one humanity and one faith. His founding of the institution of Sangat (praying together as equals) and Pangat (eating together as equals without any discrimination or favor to anyone, whatever one’s faith, caste, color, etc.) to educate people regarding the brotherhood of man, makes the Sikh faith the religion for the modern age. Five hundred years earlier the followers of different religions were quarreling (some are doing so even today) to prove their religion to be better than that of the others. Guru Nanak preached that not hollow rituals but sincere actions benefit a person here and after his death. He declared that it is futile to argue which religion or which name of god is better than the other. All names, whether God, Ram, or Allah, are equally good. What matters is one’s love for Him and His children. In the same way, a child can address his father as dad, papa, or daddy, but it is the love and respect for the father which matters and not the name the child uses to address him. The opinion of the World Conference of Religions for Peace, quoted above, shows a U-turn from the old stand of the religious leaders. Earlier the leaders believed (some even believe now) that their religion is the only true religion and unless a person accepts that religion, he will not be saved. Now, they have come to realize that their old beliefs do not fit with the modern thinking and will not be accepted in the future. Human equality and non-insistence on a particular way of worshiping God were preached by Guru Nanak to release the masses from the clutches of pseudo-religious people. These Sikh principles have now been accepted by religious leaders and scholars as a faith for the modern age and a hope for peace.
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The 1001 Ways We Know God
by T. SHER SINGH

I love the relationship we Sikhs have with God. He - or She, if you will - is "tu(n)", not "tusi" or "aap". We address Him with a tu and not a vous, as some other traditions do, as well.

I like that.

I like the informality. I like the absence of rules and boundaries. I particularly like that there are no rituals.

It is all left to the individual - purely personal, one-on-one - to determine the terms of endearment.

I love the freedom we have been given to refer to or address God as whatever we want, in whatever language we choose.

It makes sense, because if He is infinite, then surely, if we add all that each one of us in the world comes up with in describing Him, the sum would still fall short of the whole.

So what does it matter if we call Him God, or Waheguru, Allah or Yahweh, Om or ... whatever. Equally, I think it is even okay to call Him "nothing", or that "God Does Not Exist". They're all merely parts of the whole, the pieces of an infinite puzzle.

I remember the nursery rhyme we taught our daughter - and that millions of others recite to this day - to capture the magic of love:

I love you in the morning,

And in the afternoon;

I love you in the evening

Underneath the Moon!

We're taught early in life that "love" is all-encompassing, all-inclusive, all-embracing ... that is, it is greater than the sum of all parts.

It boggles my mind when I hear - and I wince everytime I do - some Americans and many other westerners insult "Allah" in venting their anger against Muslims.

It gives me great pride to know that those who practice Sikhi develop a built-in aversion in their DNA to the idea of insulting another faith, or to referring to another prophet in any derogatory manner.

I grew up in India surrounded by insults by Hindus - mercifully, there are always exceptions - against Allah or the Gurus or Christ. For example, the Arya Samaj "bible" - the Satyaarth Prakash - single-handedly insults everyone in sight!

Most Christians still think that "Allah" is an entity limited to the Middle East.

Many Jews believe, as a basic pillar of their dogma, that Yahweh has singled them out, to the exclusion of all other human beings.

And so on and so forth.

Sikhs, too, practice their fair share of goofinesses, but I like that, at least on this issue, the universality of God - no matter what name or gender you ascribe to "Him" - is considered inviolable.

Islam celebrates a list of names - the Asma al-Husna, or "The 99 Most Beautiful Names of God" - consisting of a range of adjectives and word-constructs, proclaiming the attributes of God. After all, that is all that we can do ... describe Him!

So, how could one limit ownership of these names to any one language or religious group?

Our Gurus - Nanak to Gobind Singh - have freely used many of those names in their own compositions to sing of God.

And then, they have added umpteen names from Indian, Hindu and Judeo-Christian-Islamic mythologies.

Thus, ... Shiva, Brahma, Vishnu, Krishan, et al. rub shoulders with Allah, Rahim, Karim, Azizul Niwaaz, Ghanimul Khiraaz ... all are exalted.

But, a word of caution ... not in a subjugated or subordinate role as gods and goddesses, but as the very names of God, the Supreme One!

Thus, the "Shiva" in "Deh Shiva bar mohe ihai ..." is not the god from the Hindu pantheon, but a name - one of thousands that occur in the Guru Granth Sahib and the Dasam Granth - for God Himself.

In this shabad and context, if you read it as the Hindu Shiva, you have simply got on the wrong bus! If you interpret the word as "God" or "Allah", then you've hit the nail on the head!

The very opening words of the Guru Granth set the tone:

God is:

Ik Oankar - All is One
Sat Naam - Truth is the Name
Karta Purakh - Primal Creator
Nirbhau - Without Fear
Nirvair - Without Enmity
Akaal Moorat - Timeless
Ajauni - Unborn
Saibhang - Self-existent
GurParsad - Grace
Aad Sach - Truth before Time
Jugaad Sach - Truth throughout Time
Hai-bhi Sach - Truth Here and Now
Hosi-bhi Sach - Truth Evermore

And in the 1429 pages that follow, thousands of different names are used for God: Sanskrit, Persian, Gujerati, Marathi, Arabic, Bihari, Brijbhasha, etc., etc. - and, of course, Punjabi!

No one name is proclaimed supreme or better than all others.

Add to the list, if you will. Add all the hundreds used by Guru Gobind Singh in Jaap Sahib.

Buddha is already on the list. But, add Jesus if you want ... as long as you use it as a word for God, and not for a mortal!

Once you use a word, any word, for God ... then automatically, it applies to the same God and therefore is elevated to the level of God-names.

The idea is simple. Unconvoluted, uncomplicated, and true to the original teachings of all saints and scriptures. It is the only approach that makes sense and fully glorifies the God we all imagine in our limited ways.

A couple of years ago, I decided to start listing the different names for God that I came across in my readings of the Guru Granth Sahib. I have collected hundreds by now, and I know I've missed countless ones as I've gone along.

And I haven't even scratched the surface ...

Agumm
Agochar
Prabh
Jagdeesar
Sarnaagat
Prit-paalak
Swaami
Har
Paarbrahm
Satgur
Dyaal
Narayan
Wudd-purakh ...

This is but a sampling.

And, we at sikhchic.com have recently embarked on a project: a mural listing 1001 names of God, according to Sikhi.

I must forewarn you ... it includes Allah, Yahweh, Jesus, Buddha, Om ... as well as all the beautiful names listed by the Gurus and the Bhagats.

But we need your help!

It would make our task easier - and more meaningful, as well as more pleasurable - if you will send in your own names, as you find them in YOUR readings of the Guru Granth and other Sikh literature. Please add a citation, if possible - e.g., GGS, p ?, line ? ... DG, verse ? ...

Just post them below under "Comments", please.

Before long - Inshallah! - we hope to present to you on this site the 1001 Names of God!

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THE THOUSAND ... AND ONE ... WAYS WE KNOW THEE . . .

Aad-Sach Aakal-Alaamai-SpiritualWisdom Aapar Abhanjey-Indestructible Abhekhey-Unattired Achint Adhaamang-BeyondAllPlaces Adharmang-BeyondAllDuties Agaadh Agganjey-Invincible Agumm Agochar Ajaa-ey-Unborn Ajauni Akaa-ey-Bodiless Akaaley-Timeless Akaal-murat Akarmang-BeyondAllDeeds Aleyp Aleykhey-Inexpressible Allah Anaamang-BeyondAllNames Anaamey-Nameless Anaath-ka-Naath Anoopey-Incomparable Antarjaami Apaar Aroopey-Formless Atthaamey-Placeless Azizul-Niwaaz
Balwant Be-ant Bhagauti Bhagwaan Bhagwant Bhakshand Bharpoor Bilandul-Makaanai-Mansion-on-High Budh
Deen-dyaal Devenhaar Dhanwant DharamRai Dukh-Bhanjan Dyaal
Ey-ko
Ghanimul-Khiraaz Ghanilmul-Sikastai-Destroyer-of-the-Enemy Gareeb-Niwaaz Gareebul-Parastai-Protector-of-the-Poor Gobind God Gopal GurDev GurParsad
Hai-bhi-Sach Hameysul-Salaamey-Ever-Existing Hari Hazur Hos-bhi-Sach Husnal-Wuzoo-Acme-of-Beauty
Ik Ik-OanKaar Ishar
Jaananhaaar Jagdeesar JagMaata Jugaad-Sach
Karanhaar Karaavanhaar Karim Karnaihaar Karta-purakh Kartaar Khuda Kirpaaley-Merciful
Maat-Pita Madho Maheshar Manohar Meet Mittar
Naath Narayan Niranjan Nirankaar NirBhau Nirdokh Nirlambh Nirlaip Nirmal Nirmalaa NirVair Nribkaar
Paaravaara Paarbrahm ParmAatma Parmanand Parmang-Faheemai-HighestUnderstanding Parmeshar Pavitar Pooran-Purakh Prabh Prit-paalak Pritpaara Puneet Pyaare
Raajan-ke-Raaja Raakhanhaar Rachaavanhaar Rahim Ram
Saajan Sahib Sahib-Kalaamai-SourceofLanguage Saibhang-SelfExistent Sujjun Sajnaa Sampooran Salikhat-Mudaamai-Eternal-is-Your-Creation Sarbang-Kaleemai-MelodiousSpeech Sarnaagat Satgur SatKartaar SatNaam Sri-Asdhujh Sri-Aspaan Sultaan Swaami
Tamaamul-Ruzoo-Attentive-to-All Thaakar
Uthaapanhaara
WaheGuru Wudd-purakh
Yaar Yahweh
Zaminul-Zamaanai-Ever-Present-on-Earth

[Updated on February 12, 2009] 

 Param Kaur (Amritsar, Punjab), January 29, 2009, 9:15 AM.

Here are a few more: Gobind, Gurdev, Beant, Antarjaami, Rajan-ke-Raja, Raakhanhaar, Deendyal, Thaakar, SatKartaar, Kartaar, Devenhaar, Maat-pita, Jaananhaar, Bhagwant. Thank you for doing this ... it's made me more aware of what I read when I do paatth now. More later ...
sikhchic.com

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Sikh take the name Allah from Islam

Allah is an Arabic word used to refer to God. The term is also used by Sikhs in the Sikh scriptures in reference to God. The word Allah (ਅਲਹ੝) is used 12 Times in the Guru Granth Sahib by Sheikh Farid. Guru Nanak, Guru Arjan and Saint Kabeer used the word 18 times.

While today the word Allah is best known in the West for its use by Muslims as a reference to God, it has long been used by Arabic-speakers of the other (earlier) Abrahamic faiths; Judism and Christianity, in reference to "God". The term was also used by pagan Arabs an Meccans as a reference to the creator-god, possibly the supreme deity in pre-Islamic Arabia.

La Ilaha Ill Allah Muhammadur Rasool Allah
(There is no god only Allah, Muhammad is the (last/seal) Rasool (Messenger) of Allah)

Is known as the Kalima Tayyab (the testification of faith in Islam). A person cannot be considered to be a Muslim if he/she does not believe in the words of this Kalima. To become a Muslim, a person must say this Kalima with total belief. Tayyab means Purity. Muslims believe that those who do not believe that Muhammad was the last Prophet of the one unique creator God Allah are Kufr or impure. They believe that by uttering this Kalima a person is purified from disbelief. This purification is spiritual.

This was the phrase that Guru Arjan, Guru Tegh Bahadur, Banda Singh Bahadur and the Chotta Sahibzade - Sahibzada Fateh Singh and Sahibzada Zorawar Singh (along with untold lakhs of Sikhs) refused to recite.

La Ilaha Ill Allah Nanak Rasool Allah
(There is no god only Allah, Guru Nanak is the Rasool (Messenger) of Allah)

(my comment: Allah never appoint guru nanak as the messenger of Allah, so it absolutely wrong to say this)

The above is Kalima Tayyab for who believe in Guru Nanak as it could be recited in Arabic, however the 'Kalma Tayyab' for sikhism is: Ik Onkar, Satnaam Shri Waheguru

While “Allah” is used to mean “God” by Sikhs and the Arabic speaking Christians of Syria (the birth place of Christianity) and the rest of he Middle East, the Malaysian cabinet recently decided That the word “Allah” can only be used only by Muslims.“

sikhiwiki.org
means the name Allah not originally from Sikhism 
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Ban on 'Allah' word will interfere with Sikh prayers
Harcharan Singh
6:21PM Jan 6, 2010

We refer to the Malaysiakini report Home Ministry applies for stay on 'Allah' ruling.

We note the High Court ruling given on Dec 31 that the word ‘Allah’ is not exclusive to Islam and that the Catholic magazine ‘The Herald’ could continue to use the word.

We also note that the government has appealed to the appellate court on the matter. In view of the media reports today, the Malaysian Sikhs feel very concerned at the approach of some NGO's towards the use of the word ‘Allah’.

Any decision made must reflect the interests of all the communities. Any kind of restriction imposed on the use of the word ‘Allah’ will definitely interfere in the reciting of the prayers by the Sikhs.

In view of the above, no one should now try to politicise the issue which can cause tension and disharmony among the races. Everyone should work towards maintaining the unity of the country.

In the Holy Scripture of the Sikhs, the Sri Guru Granth Sahib, the word ‘Allah’ appears in the original text numerous times. The Holy Scriptures refer to the Omnipotent, the Omnipresent one God which has no form, is not born and does not die.

We note that the former mufti of Perlis, Mohd Asri Zainal Abidin, has stated that even before the arrival of Nabi Muhammad SAW, the name ‘Allah’ was used to refer to God and we quote:

‘Manusia rnemang patut menyebut Tuhan dengan panggilan ‘Allah’ kerana itulah Tuhan sebenar. Sebelum kedatangan Nabi Muhammad SAW pun, nama ‘Allah’ digunakan untuk memanggil Tuhan’.

In view of the above, the Malaysian Gurdwaras Council appeals to the prime minister to consider the interests of all the religions and to call for a discussion on the matter to reach an amicable solution.

The Sikhs should also be invited as they have an interest in the matter. We further feel that before the matter is referred to the Yang Di Pertuan Agong, it should be thoroughly discussed first amongst all the communities.

The writer is president, Malaysian Gurdwaras Council.

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Comment

I don't think so. Your Guru took the name Allah from Islam 
Name of God from other religion also claimed as the name of God in Sikhism 
(You still have plenty of names to use)
the following will explain how it was done by your guru

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Sikh in Christian Perspective

Dear Refiner's Fire...

I am a Sikh person, who believes in the teaching of Sikh religion, and I do wear a turban when going outside my home. I live in Canada. What are your comments about the Sikh religion, do you hear any issues or concerns, etc.? I'm including some of the tenets of Sikhism for your perusal.

Our Response....

Hello, sir, and thank you for writing to The Refiner's Fire! Since you found your way to The Refiner's Fire, you obviously know what we believe. Please understand that our response is in NO WAY intended to degrade you or your present belief. We are merely responding to your request for comments about the Sikh belief.

Bottom line up front: All "religions" - including the Sikh religion - are man-made and therefore, invalid. YHWH (Yahweh) our Elohim gave us His Word in the form of the Bible, which was "God-breathed". Infallible and immutable, the Scriptures fit together, from Genesis to Revelation, like a perfect puzzle. Man has taken bits and pieces of the Bible and corrupted it to the point where it doesn't even resemble God's Word (take Islam, for example where 600 years after Messiah Yeshua, Mohammed chose what suited him from the Old Covenant in order to form his own religion).

Because humans could never "get right" with YHWH, He sent us His "Son" Yeshua (an "arm" [Isaiah 53:1] - a human with a divine qnoma (nature) - or perhaps better explained as an "aspect" of God in human form so that we could identify with and better understand God to be the final Sin Sacrifice. But even so, man STILL continues to come up with his own versions of God and His Word. Many religions have been spawned because man has continuously tried to understand YHWH with his own limited human mindset, all of which are "off the mark". We sincerely believe that, since the Netzarim faith/Messianic Judaism embraces both the Old and New Covenants as one, continuous entity, the Netzarim faith (which is what the early followers of Y'shua were called) is the closest to the what YHWH commanded and what Torah teaches.

While we are certainly no scholars when it comes to the Sikh religion, here is a brief overview of its errors, taken from your attachment:

Sikhism preaches a message of devotion and remembrance of God at all times, truthful living, equality of mankind and denounces superstitions and blind rituals. Sikhism is open to all through the teachings of its 10 Gurus enshrined in the Sikh Holy Book and Living Guru, Sri Guru Granth Sahib. The word 'Sikh' in the Punjabi language means 'disciple', Sikhs are the disciples of God who follow the writings and teachings of the Ten Sikh Gurus.

We must remember, while these ideals (along with many of the concepts of Sikhim) are very commendable, they are still HUMAN endeavors.

Sikhism follows the teachings of ten human "gurus" - NOT YHWH - who decides how we are to behave as believers. The Sikh Holy Book was written by humans, not "God-breathed", as was the Bible. It was founded only 500 years ago, which tells us it's an "offshoot" of something else, and totally man-made.

"The Sikh Holy Book, the Guru Granth Sahib, numbers some one thousand pages and includes writings from prominent Muslim and Hindu spiritualists. Sikhism has a total of Ten Gurus whose teachings Sikhs follow and many Hindu and Muslim Saints whose teaching are incorporated in the Sikh's perpetual authority, the Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji." This tells us that Sikhism has incorporated the ideas of, NOT YHWH, but other "religions" - ALL of which are "off the mark" because they strayed from YHWH's Torah.

"A Sikh by definition must respect and accept all other world religions." Why? YHWH TOLD us WHO He was and HOW He wanted to be worshiped. So, WHY must we accept all other man-made religions that have strayed from His Word?

Sikhism proclaims:

One God: - There is only One God. He is the same God for all people of all religions. Then WHY are there so many "religions"? God wants us to worship HIM and ONLY Him, in the way He WANTS to be worshiped - not in a way of our own choosing!

There is only ONE God who has infinite qualities and names; S/He* is the same for all religions; God is Creator & Sustainer -All that you see around you is His* Creation; S/He* is everywhere, and in everything; S/He is fearless and with no Enemies; Only God is without birth or death and S/He* has and will exist forever.

The Bible infers that YHWH is MALE and that His main enemy is Satan! This can be evidenced by the way man has continued to be "carnal" and sinful, despite all his good intentions. The world is more decadent than ever; children no longer mind their parents; the Ten Commandments are totally ignored by many (if not most); there are more abortions and murders of all kinds than ever before. In the entire history of man, there have only been about three hundred years of peace. Why? Because hardly anyone adheres to Torah! The end of the world as we know it is here and the ONLY thing that can put a stop to man's decadence and sinning is the return of Yeshua. (Please see our End times questions.)

Re-incarnation, Karma & Salvation: – Every creature has a Soul; on death, the Soul is passed from one body to another until Liberation. The journey of the Soul is governed by the deeds and actions that we perform during our lives. The Bible tells us that the only way to gain eternal life is through our belief in YHWH's Messiah, who was our Final SIN Sacrifice. (Please see Who is He?More on Yeshua; and Accept Yeshua.)

The Bible is clear about reincarnation, magic, astrology, and all the other things Satan has put into the minds of men.

Many Paths lead to God: Sikhs are not Special: The Sikhs are not the chosen people of God – By just calling yourself a Sikh does not bring you salvation. Christian, Hindus, Muslim, Jews, etc have the same right to liberty as a Sikh. "The Jews" are the Chosen People of God, according to Scripture. God loves us all the same because we are all His children, and because of Yeshua, we can ALL be "grafted in to the Olive Tree" (Israel) and be "one in Messiah." NOTHING unifies mankind or brings salvation except belief in Yeshua's atoning death on the stake, whom we "accept into our hearts" after we've asked for forgiveness of our sins.

No Special Worship Days: Sikhs do not believe that any particular day is holier than any other. Why not? YHWH is very adamant about keeping His Appointed Times (Leviticus 23:2-44). Each of His festivals also represents a future event! (Please see Jewish Holy Days, and Yeshua Fulfilled).

Conquer the 5 Thieves: It every Sikhs duty to defeat these 5 thieves: Pride (a'Hankar), Anger (Kr'odh), Greed (Lob'H), Attachment (Mo'H), and Lust (C'ham) (P.A.G.A.L) Excellent idea, but simply not "do-able" from a human perspective because Satan lives in our midsts and leads us astray. Try as we might, we ALWAYS end up succumbing to these things! Only the Holy Spirit can help us walk "the straight and narrow".

Reht Maryada, Sikh Code of Conduct includes:

Him I serve who at the last shall save. The Lord of universe of the Hindus, Gosain and Allah to me are one; From Hindus and Muslims have I broken free. I perform neither Kaaba pilgrimage nor at bathing spots worship; One sole Lord I serve, and no other. I perform neither the Hindu worship nor the Muslim prayer; To the Sole Formless Lord in my heart I bow. We neither are Hindus nor Muslims; Our body and life belong to the One Supreme Being who alone is both Ram and Allah for us."

Any human being who faithfully believes in: (i) One Immortal Being, (ii) Ten Gurus, from Guru Nanak Dev to Guru Gobind Singh, (iii) The Guru Granth Sahib, (iv) The utterances and teachings of the ten Gurus and, (v) the baptism bequeathed by the tenth Guru, and who does not owe allegiance to any other religion is a Sikh."

WHO is it, exactly, that saves? How does one become "saved"? The Bible tells us that we cannot be saved by "works" (Ephesians 2:8 and 2 Timothy 1:9)! How can Allah be the same as YHWH/Yeshua? Allah, while the word itself is Arabic for "God" - expects YOU to die for HIM, while Yeshua died for US! So HOW are they the same? That God is supposedly "the same" is a gross misrepresentation! Yes, there is only ONE Creator, but WE humans have made Him into something unrecognizable. We have put Him in box that suits our own agendas. And if you faithfully believe in the above Code of Conduct, it might make you a Sikh, but it does NOT make you a child of YHWH who will end up being in eternity with Him....

Sikhs have no relationship with YHWH, whatsoever. Sikhism is nothing more than just another borrowed and "tailored-to-suit" religion designed to view the world through rose-colored glasses, pushing good ideas about how to solve our human condition. The thing is, YHWH has TOLD us who He is, what He expects of us (which is to obey His Torah!), and what will happen in the end times (which are now upon us). Hundreds of Bible prophecies have already come true, and are continuing to unfold before our very eyes. Everything else is a lie.
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How to Convince a Sikh about Islam ?
( also explaining how name Allah can be appeared in Sikh's book )

Sikhism as we know it today is the result of the teachings of the ten Gurus, the first of which was Guru Nanak (1469-1539) and the tenth and last of which was Guru Gobind Singh (1666-1708).

Guru Nanak spread a simple message: "We are all one, created by the One Creator of all Creation." There is no definitive biography of Guru Nanak, though there have been many attempts to write the story of his life by his devotees after his death.

According to Dr. Hari Ram Gupta, author of A Life-Sketch of Guru Nanak, Nanak started his mission at a time when both Hinduism and Islam as practiced in the Indian Subcontinent had become distorted and degraded. The caste system was at its worst, and all kinds of corruption had become rampant in society. Men of vision were worried, and they attacked the rot that had set in the society. Rather than address the socio-political problems, the reformers of the day tried to initiate a spiritual movement that would turn people towards God. They believed that this was the way to cure the ills of the society.

Guru Nanak was indeed the most important of these reformers. He was born to a simple Hindu family. From an early age, he made friends with both Hindus and Muslims and acquired a good knowledge of Hinduism and Islam. He used to spend long hours in discussions with Muslim and Hindu holy men of the area.
There is a story of how he disappeared for three days and came back with enlightenment. It is reported that he was no longer the same person he had been. Then he uttered these words:

"There is but One God, His name is Truth, He is the Creator, He fears none, He is without hate, He never dies, He is beyond the cycle of births and death, He is self illuminated, He is realized by the kindness of the True Guru. He was True in the beginning, He was True when the ages commenced and has ever been True, He is also True now." (Japji)

These words are enshrined at the beginning of the Sikh holy scripture, the Guru Granth Sahib. It was 1499 and Guru Nanak was thirty years old at this time.

After this, with a Muslim companion, Guru Nanak undertook long journeys as part of a spiritual mission. He took twelve years to return from this first journey. He then set out on a second journey traveling as far south as Sri Lanka. On his third journey Guru Nanak traveled to the north to Tibet.

Guru Nanak visited Sheikh Ibrahim, the Muslim successor of Baba Farid, the great Sufi dervish of the twelfth century at Ajodhan. When asked by Ibrahim which of the two religions was the true way to attain God, Guru Nanak replied, "If there is one God, then there is only His way to attain Him, not another. One must follow that way and reject the other. Worship not him who is born only to die, but Him Who is eternal and is contained in the whole universe."

On his fourth great journey Guru Nanak dressed in the blue garb of a Muslim pilgrim and traveled to Makkah. He visited Madinah and Baghdad, too.

After having spent a lifetime in traveling abroad and setting up missions, an aged Nanak returned home to Punjab. He settled down at Kartharpur with his family. People came from far and near to hear his hymns and preaching.

After Guru Nanak’s death in September 1539, his Hindu followers thought him to be a Hindu and his Muslim followers thought him to be a Muslim. That is to say, both Muslims and Hindus viewed him from the perspective of their respective faiths.

It was the later disciples of Nanak who gave shape to a new religion, of which Nanak is considered the first Guru. In 1604, Arjan Dev (one of the ten Gurus) compiled the hymns of Guru Nanak along with the compositions of both Hindu and Muslim holy men, like Jaidev, Surdas, Sheikh Farid, and Kabir. The compiled book was enshrined by Arjan in the Golden Temple and was called the Adi Granth.


It was the tenth Guru, Gobind Singh, who organized the community of Sikhs into a khalsa — "a spiritual brotherhood devoted to purity of thought and action." He taught his followers to wear long hair (kesh, denoting saintly appearance), underwear (kachha, denoting self-control), iron bangle (kara, denoting purity in acts), comb (kangha, denoting cleanliness of mind and body), and sword (kirpan, denoting fight for a just cause).

The Sikh scripture called the Adi Granth (called respectfully as Guru Granth Sahib) is considered the Supreme Spiritual Authority and Head of the Sikh religion, rather than any living person. It contains the works of not only the ten Gurus but also the hymns by sufis like Sheikh Farid (1175 - 1265) and Sheikh Bhikan (who died during the early part of Akbar’s reign).

From the foregoing, we understand the following:

Guru Nanak was a religious reformer at best; he was not the founder of any new religion.

Sikhism is the creation of the Gurus, particularly of Guru Gobind Singh, whose compositions and innovations form the content and the framework of the new religion.

The scripture of Sikhism is not any revelation from God but only the compositions of the Gurus as well as those of certain Muslim and Hindu mystics. For this reason, there is no meaning in talking about the authenticity of the book as a Divine Revelation. Because neither the book nor the authors claim it to have been revealed by God.

As Muslims, we can perform da`wah to the Sikhs, chiefly by appealing to their faith in the Oneness of God. We can tell them that Guru Nanak was most probably a Muslim when he died; the available evidence favors that conclusion. Anyway he did not try to replace Islam with a new religion; on the other hand, his utterances point to the fact that he certainly believed Islam to be the True Religion of God.
And Allah knows best.


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At this point I think we can understand what is Sikh briefly, who create the Sikhism and how the God in Sikh get the name Allah, Yahweh, Jesus, Buddha and so on. Also about where is the connection of the teaching in Sikhism if to be claimed as the word of God


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Now let's listen What Allah say about religion
accepted by Allah 


name of Allah in arabic

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بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ
In the Name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful.

الْيَوْمَ يَئِسَ الَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا مِن دِينِكُمْ فَلَا تَخْشَوْهُمْ وَاخْشَوْنِ ۚ الْيَوْمَ أَكْمَلْتُ لَكُمْ دِينَكُمْ وَأَتْمَمْتُ عَلَيْكُمْ نِعْمَتِي وَرَضِيتُ لَكُمُ الْإِسْلَامَ دِينًا ۚ

This day, those who disbelieved have given up all hope of your religion, so fear them not, but fear Me. This day, I have perfected your religion for you, completed My Favour upon you, and have chosen for you Islam as your religion.

Pada hari ini, orang-orang kafir telah putus asa (daripada memesongkan kamu) dari ugama kamu (setelah mereka melihat perkembangan Islam dan umatnya). Sebab itu janganlah kamu takut dan gentar kepada mereka, sebaliknya hendaklah kamu takut dan gentar kepadaKu. Pada hari ini, Aku telah sempurnakan bagi kamu ugama kamu, dan Aku telah cukupkan nikmatKu kepada kamu, dan Aku telah redakan Islam itu menjadi ugama untuk kamu.

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This day, I have perfected your religion for you, completed My Favour upon you, and have chosen for you Islam as your religion

Bear this in Mind
This verse is the word of Allah

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The basic tenet of the Muslims

The basic tenet of the Muslims is the belief in Allah and His Messenger Muhammad, sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam. This is embodied in the Creedal Statment "Shahadah" the Testification, or "Two Shahadahs", the Two Testifications:

أشهد أن لا إله إلاَّ الله و أشهد أن محمد رسول الله

which means: I testify that no one is God except Allah and I testify that Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah.

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The Final Sermon Of Prophet Muhammad
( the English translation )

After praising, and thanking God, the Prophet, may God send His praises upon him said:

“O People, lend me an attentive ear, for I know not whether after this year, I shall ever be amongst you again. Therefore, listen to what I am saying to you very carefully and take these words to those who could not be present here today.

O People, just as you regard this month, this day, this city as Sacred, so regard the life and property of every Muslim as a sacred trust. Return the goods entrusted to you to their rightful owners. Hurt no one so that no one may hurt you. Remember that you will indeed meet your Lord, and that He will indeed reckon your deeds. God has forbidden you to take usury (interest), therefore all interest obligation shall henceforth be waived. Your capital, however, is yours to keep. You will neither inflict nor suffer any inequity. God has Judged that there shall be no interest, and that all the interest due to Abbas ibn Abd’al Muttalib shall henceforth be waived...

Beware of Satan, for the safety of your religion. He has lost all hope that he will ever be able to lead you astray in big things, so beware of following him in small things.

O People, it is true that you have certain rights with regard to your women, but they also have rights over you. Remember that you have taken them as your wives only under a trust from God and with His permission. If they abide by your right then to them belongs the right to be fed and clothed in kindness. Do treat your women well and be kind to them for they are your partners and committed helpers. And it is your right that they do not make friends with any one of whom you do not approve, as well as never to be unchaste.

O People, listen to me in earnest, worship God, perform your five daily prayers, fast during the month of Ramadan, and offer Zakat. Perform Hajj if you have the means.

All mankind is from Adam and Eve. An Arab has no superiority over a non-Arab, nor does a non-Arab have any superiority over an Arab; white has no superiority over black, nor does a black have any superiority over white; [none have superiority over another] except by piety and good action. Learn that every Muslim is a brother to every Muslim and that the Muslims constitute one brotherhood. Nothing shall be legitimate to a Muslim which belongs to a fellow Muslim unless it was given freely and willingly. Do not, therefore, do injustice to yourselves.

Remember, one day you will appear before God and answer for your deeds. So beware, do not stray from the path of righteousness after I am gone.

O People, no prophet or apostle will come after me, and no new faith will be born. Reason well, therefore, O people, and understand words which I convey to you. I leave behind me two things, the Quran and my example, the Sunnah, and if you follow these you will never go astray.

All those who listen to me shall pass on my words to others and those to others again; and it may be that the last ones understand my words better than those who listen to me directly. Be my witness, O God, that I have conveyed your message to your people.”

Thus the beloved Prophet completed his Final Sermon, and upon it, near the summit of Arafat, the revelation came down:

“…This day have I perfected your religion for you, completed My Grace upon you, and have chosen Islam for you as your religion…” (Quran 5:3)

Even today the Last Sermon of Prophet Muhammad is passed to every Muslim in every corner of the word through all possible means of communication. Muslims are reminded about it in mosques and in lectures. Indeed the meanings found in this sermon are indeed astounding, touching upon some of the most important rights God has over humanity, and humanity has over each other. Though the Prophet’s soul has left this world, his words are still living in our hearts.
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