Sheikh Farid (Farid-ul-Din Masaud Shakar Ganj) c. 1173-c. 1266, was a respected SufiSheikh and noted Punjabipoet. He is buried near Pak Pattan in present-day Pakistan and revered by the Sikhs because the Sikh Gurus included several of his verses in the Guru Granth Sahib. Sufism (Arabic تصوف taṣawwuf) is a system of esoteric philosophy commonly associated with Islam. ... Shaikh (شيخ, also rendered as Sheik, Shaykh or Sheikh) is a word in the Arabic language meaning an elder or a revered old man. ... Punjabi (sometimes spelled Panjabi) is the language of the Punjab regions of India and Pakistan. ... Poets are authors of poems. ... A Sikh is a follower of Sikhism, a religious faith originating in the Punjab. ... Guru Granth Sahib (Granth is Punjabi for book, Sahib is Hindi meaning master, from Arabic, meaning companion, friend, owner, or master) or Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji or SGGS for short, is more than a holy book of the Sikhs. ...
Categories: People stubs | Sufism | Sikhism Sikh Bhagats refers to the Saints and holy men of various faiths whose teachings are included in the Sikh holy book the Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji. ... The Golden Temple is the most important sacred shrine for Sikhs Sikhism is a religion that developed in an environment heavily influenced by conflict between the Hindu and Muslim religions. ...
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