What are the top ten beliefs of Sikhsm? Here is a basic overview of the primary tenets of the Sikh faith:
Acknowledge one creator. Do not worship demi-gods or idols.
Do not show distinction or rank because of race, class, or gender.
Be always absorbed in meditation and prayer.
Make an honest income by honorable methods.
Share earnings and selflessly serve others.
Practice daily prayer and meditation to reduce the effects of ego and prevent indulgence in:
Be spiritually reborn by taking part in the baptism ceremony conducted by the "Five Beloved" Sikhs, who prepare and administer immortalizing nectar to initiates.
Live according to specific individual, and communal, ethical and spiritual commitments. Forsake worldly ties. Abide by the guru's teachings. Practice daily worship.
Wear the Sikh undergarment for modesty and health.
Wear a wooden comb in the turban to keep hair clean and untangled.
Wear a steel wristlet as a sign of faith.
Wear hair uncut, to honor the creator’s intention.
Wear a small sword symbolic of defending the religious rights of all faiths.
Do not dishonor the creator’s intention by cutting the hair.
Do not harm the body with tobacco or other intoxicants.
Do not eat sacrificial meat.
Do not commit adultery.
Repeat the morning prayers.
Repeat the evening prayer.
Repeat the bedtime prayer.
Worship together and sing God’s praise.
Cook and eat together.
Serve each other.