There are a number of religious prohibitions in Sikhism. Intoxication: Consumption of drugs and tobacco, and other intoxicants is not allowed for Amritdhari Sikhs. Non-baptised Sikhs should refrain from alcohol as it is still a sin for Sikhs to consume intoxicants. Drugs and tobacco are forbidden for all.
Furthermore, can a Sikh eat halal meat?
There are many Sikh people who prefer not to partake in their faith as strictly as others, however those who do must not eat halal or kosher meat. In fact, the religion's code of conduct says Sikhs are strictly prohibited from eating meat killed in a ritualistic manner.
Can Sikh cut their hair?
It is well known that, in accordance with their faith, Sikh men and women should avoid cutting their hair. On its website, it said that “Sikhs are not supposed to cut hair from any part of their body. All Sikhs are thus supposed to have unshorn hair, and Sikh women are to maintain a separate identity and not shave.”
What are the five things a Sikh must have?
The five Ks are:
- Kesh (uncut hair)
- Kara (a steel bracelet)
- Kanga (a wooden comb)
- Kaccha - also spelt, Kachh, Kachera (cotton underwear)
- Kirpan (steel sword)