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Sikhs are urged to live honestly and work hard to look to the needs of their family and wider society.
Sikhs see the one God of us all, the Creator of all that exists, as beyond human understanding.
In order to have a Christian wedding at a Church, most Christian Churches would expect the couple to be both Christian and some even attend Church to show commitment to the faith. However, when it comes to Sikhs, it seems the media and outsiders feel it justified to criticise Sikhs for only allowing Sikhs to partake in the Sikh religious marriage ceremony in the Gurdwara.
In recent years, the incidences of interfaith marriages (i.e.
This is not necessarily their fault and much of the blame often lies with parents unable o r unwilling to distinguish between Sikh teachings and sometimes, negative Punjabi culture.
Two spouses cannot simultaneously walk on two different paths, i.e.The long term solution is to ensure that Sikh children grow up fully understanding and valuing the forward looking teachings of the Gurus.It is the writer’s experience that most of those who look out side the community for a marriage partner have little or no understanding of basic Sikh teachings.An even less valid reason is that some gurdwara management committees see mixed marriages in a gurdwara as an additional source of income.Although Sikh attitudes to other religions is one of respect, the Sikh Gurus reminded us that Sikhi is a distinct path in its own right with unique emphasis on the equality of all human beings and it’s far-sighted teachings on gender equality.