It was originally a harvest festival in the Punjab before it became the Sikh's most important festival. The story of Baisakhi, in 1699, Sikhs from all over the Punjab gathered together to celebrate the local harvest festival of Baisakhi. Church of England, anglicanism, the Church of England is the officially established Christian church in England. Roman Catholic, the Catholic Church is the oldest institution in the western world. It can trace its history back almost 2000 years. Methodist, the calling of the Methodist Church is to respond to the gospel of God's love in Christ and to live out its discipleship in worship and mission. Orthodox, the Orthodox Church shares much with the other Christian churches in the belief that God revealed himself in Jesus Christ, and a belief in the incarnation of Christ, his crucifixion and. Baptists, for Baptists, the church is not just a particular place or building, but rather a family of believers, committed to Christ, to one another and to the service of God in the world.
Sikhism for Children - Woodlands Junior School
Then the Guru reappeared alone with his sword covered in blood and asked for another volunteer. This was repeated another four times until a total of five Sikhs had gone into the tent with him. Everyone present was very worried until eventually all five emerged from the tent alive, with Guru Gobind Singh, and wearing turbans. The five became known as the Panj Piare, or 'Beloved Five'. Seventh-day Adventist, the belief which makes Seventh-day Adventists really stand out, though it is not the most important part of the faith, is the belief that Saturday is the Sabbath (the day of worship). The men were then baptised into the Khalsa by the Guru. He said some prayers over the five and they were sprinkled with the amrit. This is how the Amrit ceremony came into being and these five Sikhs became the first members of the Khalsa.