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Jainism and Sikhism

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Mahavira
Founder of Jainism who killed himself Believed in ahisma
Ahimsa
Non Violence
Sky Clad
Digambara Jainism group, most strict
White Robed
Shvetambaras Believe women can attain kevala
Kevala
The equivilent of enlightenment
Nanak
Founder of Sikhism Had mystical experience in which God gives him cup of nectar
Gobind Singh
Founder of the Khalsa,
Adi Granth
Sacred text of Sikhism, consulted by the leaders Written by Guru Arjan
Guru
Spiritual Leader
Khalsa
Community of Sikhist believers
The 5 K's
Kesh - uncut hair and beard, Kangha - a wooden comb to properly groom the hair as a symbol of cleanliness Katchera - specially made cotton underwear Kara a steel circle, Kirpan - the sword
Tirthankara
Spiritual conquerors of the past who have gained kevala