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Sat Sri Akal, this may be off topic but...

I was born and raised in New Zealand to New Zealand parents, been Christian all my life.

The Sikh religion is very eye opening, I'm very interested in becoming a follower, it's goes hand and hand with the culture in Punjab, I just love everything about the culture and religion.

This religion just sounds so true & pure.

I have a tiny bit of Indian in me, my nana mum was from Assam and came here when she was 18.

I guess what I'm asking is how you Sikhs view people outside India becoming a Sikh also, I know Sikhism is a very accepting religion of every over religion, but I want this to be the mothership religion for me.

Thanks.

Welcome to our forum. Quite a few Kiwis are Sikhs.

There are many Gurudwaras in Auckland and other parts of New Zealand.

Feel free to visit and also borrow books on Sikhism from there to learn more

about our great religion.

There are also websites like Basics of Sikhi and allaboutsikhs.com which will

be useful to you.

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Very accepting of everybody. Don't worry about that lol....

Like posted above Basics of SIkhi Youtube channel is awesome...

also I recommend you read Guru Granth Sahib Ji translations... http://searchgurbani.com/guru_granth_sahib/ang_by_ang

Just ensure you don't have shoes on, your head is covered! (Be Respectful.)

Post any questions you have here!

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Sat Sri Akal, this may be off topic but...

I was born and raised in New Zealand to New Zealand parents, been Christian all my life.

The Sikh religion is very eye opening, I'm very interested in becoming a follower, it's goes hand and hand with the culture in Punjab, I just love everything about the culture and religion.

This religion just sounds so true & pure.

I have a tiny bit of Indian in me, my nana mum was from Assam and came here when she was 18.

I guess what I'm asking is how you Sikhs view people outside India becoming a Sikh also, I know Sikhism is a very accepting religion of every over religion, but I want this to be the mothership religion for me.

Thanks.

Basic of sikhi teaches the basics and good place to start and learn about sikhi and sikhi2inspire teach in little bit more depth

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Sat Sri Akal, this may be off topic but...

I was born and raised in New Zealand to New Zealand parents, been Christian all my life.

The Sikh religion is very eye opening, I'm very interested in becoming a follower, it's goes hand and hand with the culture in Punjab, I just love everything about the culture and religion.

This religion just sounds so true & pure.

I have a tiny bit of Indian in me, my nana mum was from Assam and came here when she was 18.

I guess what I'm asking is how you Sikhs view people outside India becoming a Sikh also, I know Sikhism is a very accepting religion of every over religion, but I want this to be the mothership religion for me.

Thanks.

Hi Tasha

Being a Sikh is just being a student of Truth. The Gurus aaid that religions had become corrupt over time and the core principles had become twisted.

Jesus taught Truth, he was a Beautiful soul and many of the principles he taught are found in Guru Granth Sahib Ji- the Guru/Teacher of Truth.

The teachings are the teacher himself- the Guru. There is no conversion needed, only the application of the Everpresent and eternal Truth. Truth is His name(Satnaam).

I would begin by reading through Guru Granth Sahib Ji- online english translations can be found here:

http://www.srigranth.org/servlet/gurbani.gurbani?Action=Page&Param=1

That's what I did.

Also, google the lives of the Gurus they taught by example- everything they taught- they also applied to their daily lives.

God Bless you.

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Jesus taught Truth, he was a Beautiful soul and many of the principles he taught are found in Guru Granth Sahib Ji- the Guru/Teacher of Truth.

The teachings are the teacher himself- the Guru. There is no conversion needed, only the application of the Everpresent and eternal Truth. Truth is His name(Satnaam).

Did you know Jesus was counted as one of the prophet/messenger sent by God who was unable to teach Truth? I won't get into it, but please read Gurbani before making these outrageous statements. Guru Granth Sahib teaches only the Guru can take anyone to the Truth and the writings of the 10th Guru support this reality by exploring why the previous sent prophets/messengers failed in teaching the Truth.

When a person reads the hard fact of science. No one says you are reading the hard facts of Jesus science or Muhammed science. Although, when theories come into the picture, there are precise names attached to these theories to distinguish them from the hard science, which is owned by no one. The Gurus say the previous theories of obtaining the truth are only theories and hold no real substance. The Gurus came to give the hard facts of religion and called it Sikhi. If a person started to doubt whether the world was flat and came to you for some guidance. Would you tell the person who taught them the teaching is telling them the truth? It would be misleading and do them or anyone else any good. They won't have a break down and go into depression if you told them the world was round. They are searching for the truth and don't need to be fed fluffy teddy bear stories.

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Jesus did teach Truth tennents, so did prophet mohammed as per dasam granth ji until he became corrupted.

Give me the quote in gurbani that says that Jesus was full of of it please.

Christianity Has become corrupted over time but not by Jesus. He taught the acceptance of Karam and shaheedi and to do good deeds, his great teaching are too many for me to count+ I dont doubt for a second that he doesnt reside with the other great Gurus and Bhagats of the ages.

I recognise a great soul when I see one.

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