Monotheistic religion originating in the Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent
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Sikhism or Sikhi is a Dhārmic religion that originated in the Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent around the end of the 15th century CE. Sikhism is one of the youngest of the major religions and the world's fifth-largest organized religion, with about 25-30 million Sikhs as of the early-21st century.
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