Simran and Sewa: These are the Foundation of Sikhism. It is the duty of every Sikh to practice NaamSimran daily and engage in Seva whenever there is a possibility- in Gurdwara; in community centre; old people's homes; care centres; major world disasters, etc.
The Holy trinity of Sikhism: Guru Nanak formalised these three important aspects of Sikhism:
* Naam Japna: – A Sikh is to engage in a daily practice of meditation and Nitnem by reciting and chanting of God’s Name.
* Kirat Karni: - To live honestly and earn by ones physical and mental effort while accepting God's gifts and blessings. A Sikh has to live as a householder carrying out his or her duties and responsibilities to the full.
* Vand Chakna: - The Sikhs are asked to share their wealth within the community and outside by giving Dasvand and practising charity (Daan). To “Share and consume together”.
Kill the Five Thieves: The Sikh Gurus tell us that our mind and spirit are constantly being attacked by the Five Evils – Kam (Lust), Krodh (Rage), Lobh (Greed), Moh (Attachment) and Ahankar (Ego). A Sikh needs to constantly attack and overcome these five vices.
Positive Human Qualities: The Sikh Gurus taught the Sikhs to develop and harness positive human qualities which lead the soul closer to God and away from evil. These are:......