5 things to know about the Sikh religion

In light of the tragic shooting at the Wisconsin Sikh Temple, HuffPost Religion offers this brief introduction to Sikhism in hopes of increasing understanding and appreciations for this great world religion.

Sikhism is the fifth largest religion in the world with a population of upwards of 30 million worldwide. There are an estimated 250,000 Sikhs in the United States having first arrived in the late 19th century.

Below are five basic facts about Sikhism:

  • Belief
  • History
  • Scripture
  • Place of worship
  • The Five K’s

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