Sikh Afterlife Beliefs and Funerary Practices

Author: Arvind-Pal Singh Mandair

Link: “Sikhs, Sovereignty and Modern Government” in Religion as a Category of Government and Sovereignty, ed. Timothy Fitzgerald, Naomi Goldenberg and Trevor Stack, Leiden: Brill Academic Publishing, 2015

About: Arvind-Pal Mandair contributes an essay on Death and Dying in the Sikh tradition. He looks at attitudes to death, funerary practices and the philosophy of time out of which Sikh attitudes to death and dying emerge. This is part of a major collection of essays edited by Chris Moreman that survey the world’s religious traditions and their respective views on death and dying.


Arvind-Pal S. Mandair
Associate Professor of Sikh Studies

Philosophy/Religion/Postcolonial Theory/Sikh Studies/South Asian Studies

Phone: 734.763.6307
Office: 202 South Thayer Street
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Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1608

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