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What do Sikhs think about the Political and the Spiritual? - State of the Panth Report #7

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State of the Panth

What do Sikhs think about the Political and the Spiritual? - State of the Panth Report #7

Miri comes from Perso-Arabic “Amir” or “Emir” and signals political power. Piri comes from the Perso-Arabic “Pir” and signals spiritual power. Miri-Piri encapsulates the Political-Spiritual doctrine in Sikhi, rooted in both the worldly and the timeless, and in sovereignty beyond nation-states. This report aims to understand and explore how the Miri-Piri doctrine influences the political and spiritual behavior of Sikhs worldwide.

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