Nanak


Nanak
noun
Indian religious leader who founded Sikhism in dissent from the caste system of Hinduism; he taught that all men had a right to search for knowledge of God and that spiritual liberation could be attained by meditating on the name of God (1469-1538)
Syn: ↑Guru Nanak
Topics: ↑Sikhism
Instance Hypernyms: ↑religious leader

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  • Nanak — Dev Guru Nanak Dev (Punjabi: ਗੁਰੂ ਨਾਨਕ ਦੇਵ, Hindi: गुरु नानक, Guru Nānak) (* 15. April 1469 in Talwandi, heute Nankana Sahib bei Lahore; † 7. Mai oder 22. September 1539) ist ein indischer Heiliger und Religionsstifter des Sikhismus. Nanak wurde… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Nanak — Nanak, stifteren af Sikh ernes religion, født 1469 i nærheden af Laore, død 1538. Han var søn af en landmand af kshattriya kasten. Informationerne om ham er næsten kun indbyrdes modsigende legender. Han havde ingen skoleuddannelse, og de vers af… …   Danske encyklopædi

  • Nanak — Nanak, Stifter der Sekte der Sikh (s. d.) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Nanak — Nānak, Begründer der Sikh (s.d.) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Nanak — Nanak, s. Sikhs …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Nanak — Nanak, Baba * * * (15 abr. 1469, Rai Bhoi di Talvandi, cerca de Lahore, India–1539, Kartarpur, Panjab). Fundador indio del sijismo. Nació en el seno de una casta mercantil hindú, trabajó como tendero hasta que una experiencia espiritual lo incitó …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Nânak — ou Nanek (1469 1538) écrivain mystique hindou; fondateur de la secte des sikhs …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Nanak — Nanak, Guru (1469 ?1539) an Indian religious leader who started the ↑Sikh religion. He lived and taught in the ↑Punjab region of northern India …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Nanak — Gurû Nanak Gurû Nanak, au centre, entouré des dix gourous sikhs, sur une rare peinture de style Tanjore de la fin du xixe siècle. Nanak ou Gurû Nanak Dev …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Nanak Ji — Gurû Nanak Gurû Nanak, au centre, entouré des dix gourous sikhs, sur une rare peinture de style Tanjore de la fin du xixe siècle. Nanak ou Gurû Nanak Dev …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Nanak — /nah neuhk/, n. ( Guru ) 1469 1539, Indian religious leader: founder of Sikhism. * * * born April 15, 1469, Rai Bhoi di Talvandi, near Lahore, India died 1539, Kartarpur, Punjab Indian founder of Sikhism. Born into a Hindu merchant caste, he… …   Universalium


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