SNC-Religious Studies-Sikhism

Grade I

Introduction to Sikh Religion

  • The Sikhism
  • The Founder (Baba Guru Nanak Dev Ji)
  • The Sources of Sikhi Teachings

Chapter 1:      Belief and Practices

  1. Oneness of God
  2. The Creator of Nature

            Concept of oneness of God

Chapter 2:      Religious Leaders     

  1. Baba Guru Nanak Dev Ji
  2. Early life of Baba Guru Nanak Dev Ji

Chapter 3:      Ethical Values

  1. Kindness
  2. Truthfulness
  3. Cleanliness

Chapter 4:      Sources of Guidance/Heroes

  1. Bebe Nanaki Ji
  2. Bhai Mardana Ji
  3. Rai Bular Ji

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grade II

Introduction to Sikh Religion

  • Fundamental Principles of Sikhism

Chapter 1:      Belief and Practices

  1. The Prayer: ?
      • Mul Mantar
      • Waheguru Simran
      • Nitnem
  2. Janam Gurpurb of Guru Nanak Dev Ji

Chapter 2:      Religious Leaders

        1. Guru Angad Dev Ji
  • Affiliation of Guru Angad Dev Ji with Guru Nanak Dev Ji ( Hukam Manna)

Chapter 3:      Ethical Values

  1. Obedience
  2. Equality
  3. Patience
  4. Love

Chapter 4:      Sources of Guidance/ Heroes

  1. Mata Gujri Ji
  2. Mata Sahib Kaur Ji
  3. Mai Bhago

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grade III

Introduction to Sikh Religion

  • Basic Principles of Sikhi
  • Kirt Karo (Self-Working)
  • Naam Japo (Remember the Creator)
  • Wand Chhako (Share Equally)

Chapter 1:      Belief and Practices

  1. Creator and Creation
  2. Prayer of Creator of the Nature
  3. All Prayers throughout the Day
  4. Divine Praise (Kirtan)
  5. Reflection through History and Tradition (Katha)

Chapter 2:      Religious leaders

  1. Guru Amardas Sahib ( Life cycle-Sewa )
  2. Guru Ramdas Sahib (Life cycle-Humbleness)
  3. Guru Arjun Dev Ji (Life cycle-collaboration across faiths and kindness, Compilation of Guru Granth Sahib Ji)

Chapter 3:      Ethical Values

  1. Truthfulness
  2. Peace
  3. Friendship and collaboration across Faiths
  4. Forgiveness 
  5. Compassion

Chapter 4:      Sources of Inspiration

  1. Bhagat Sheikh Fareed Ji
  2. Bhagat Kabir Ji
  3. Bhagat Naam Dev Ji 
  4. Bhagat Ravidas Ji
  5. Bhagat Dhana Ji

Grade IV

Introduction to Sikh Religion

  1. Holy writings
  1. Brief Introduction of Guru Granth Sahib Ji

Chapter 1:      Beliefs and Practice

  1. Jap Ji Saib (Recitation)
  2. Rehras Sahib (Recitation)
  3. Kirtan Sohila Sahib ( Recitation)
  4. Chaupai Sahib ( Recitation)
  5. Gurpurbs
    1. Besakhi
    2. Holla Mohalla
  6. Respect/ Protocol of Gurdwara

Chapter 2:      Religious Leaders

  1. Guru Hargubind Sahib ( Life-Meeri and Peeri)
  2. Guru Har Rai Sahib (Social Justice-Equality)
  3. Guru Harkirshan Sahib (Helping)

Chapter 3:      Ethical Values

  1. True dedication and Good Character
  2. True Service and Human dignity
  3. There is no Stranger
  4. Liberty and freedom
  5. Justice
  6. Pursuit of Knowledge

Chapter 4:      Sources of Inspiration

  1. Mata Khivi Ji
  2. Baba Budha Sahib Ji
  3. Bhai Nand Lal Ji
  4. Bhai Joga Singh Ji
  5. Baba Banda Singh Ji Bahadur

Grade V

Introduction to Sikh Religion

  • Universality of Guru Granth Sahib Ji and its teachings on Peace and Harmony
  • Characteristics of Ethics in Guru Granth Sahib Ji

Chapter 1:      Beliefs and Practices

  1. The 5 Lovers ?(Panj Piare)
  2. The 5 Gifts of the Guru ?(Panj Kakar)
  3. Importance and respect/protocol for Gurdwara
  4. Respect for all places of Worship

Chapter 2:      Religious Leaders

  1. Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib Ji (Human Rights, Liberty, Freedom, Peace, Diplomacy)
  2. Guru Gobind Singh Maharaj Ji (Sant, Sipahi)

Chapter 3:      Ethical Values

  1. No Castism
  2. Gender Equality
  3. Respect for all Religions
  4. Acceptance and Patience

Chapter 4:      Sources of Inspiration

  1. Bhai Mati Das Ji
  2. Bhai Sati Das Ji
  3. Bhai Dayala Ji
  4. Bhai Taru Singh Ji
  5. Bhai Mani Singh Ji
  6. Baba Deep Singh Ji