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asked 2018-09-09 23:45:58 -0500

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updated 2018-09-10 10:31:26 -0500

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People regularly come to the Gurdwara Sahib to learn about our religion whether they are Hindu, Christian or Muslim. My muslim friend who i have known for almost my whole life offered for me to come visit her Mosque as well. I think this would be a good learning experience but I am unsure of if there will be activities required that would go against my Sikhi. Does anyone know? Has anyone been to a mosque?

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answered 2018-09-10 00:22:21 -0500

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Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh,

Remember Guru Nanak Dev ji also went with some muslims to do a namaz with them, but they didn't do it whole heartedly. Thus, I don't think theres anything wrong with visiting and it will be a good learning experience. However, don't feel pressured into doing anything which is against something written in Guru Granth Sahib ji. God is one and saints simply expressed it differently, so, it's not bad to understand their perspectives but you have guru ji's knowledge to take whats good and leave out what is not needed or doesn't stand with what guru ji taught us. I hope I make sense. Bhul Chuk Muaf.

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yes I was thinking of teh example of Guru Ji actually. I just wasnt sure how it fit in but that makes a lot of sense.

strongKaur gravatar imagestrongKaur ( 2018-09-10 01:07:10 -0500 )edit

Thank you and yes exactly, you're mature and you understand sikhi, thus go with what feels right :)

Tryingtobasikh gravatar imageTryingtobasikh ( 2018-09-10 02:45:23 -0500 )edit

Remember Guru Nanak Dev ji also went with some muslims to do a namaz with them, but they didn't do it whole heartedly What does it means

lokesh gravatar imagelokesh ( 2018-09-12 01:45:50 -0500 )edit

it is a reminder to all of us to do our prayers wholeheartedly rather than ritualistically. in order to clean the mind, the mind must get its medicine.

strongKaur gravatar imagestrongKaur ( 2018-09-13 00:22:09 -0500 )edit

Thanks for your answer

lokesh gravatar imagelokesh ( 2018-09-14 09:53:29 -0500 )edit

answered 2019-11-13 10:03:19 -0500

teraBanda gravatar image

There is only one religion, "other religion" is an artificial term.

Sheikh Farid was muslim his bani is all over in Guru Granth Sahib.

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