Sikhs of the Khalsa: A History of the Khalsa Rahit

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Oxford University Press, 2003 - Religion - 482 pages
The Rahit is the code of belief and conduct laid down by the tenth Guru, Gobind Singh, for all Sikhs who join the Khalsa. In this volume, W.H. McLeod examines how the Rahit came into being, how it developed in response to the current historical circumstances, and why it still retains an unchallenged hold over all who regard themselves as Khalsa Sikhs.

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The Beginnings
The Eighteenth Century

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W. H. McLeod is Emeritus Professor at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.

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