What is Sikhism? It was founded by Guru Nanak Dev Ji and is based on the belief of one God for everyone. Sikhs believe the way to lead a good life is to keep God in the heart and mind at all times, live honestly and work hard, treat everyone equally and help those less fortunate.
They follow the writings and teachings of the Ten Sikh Gurus.
What does being Sikh mean to you?
I was born in a Sikh family in India. When I came to New Zealand more than 20 years ago I rediscovered it. I connect to it. I feel reborn in religion. It saves us from a lot of bad things. You can’t describe that sort of healing.
How do you practise it in your daily life?
Every morning I read the five hymns. Before that I sit and relax my mind and meditate on the word ‘‘Waheguru’’ which means God is one, he is the creator, his presence never dies. I remember him all the time.