Sikhism and Organ Donation

Sikh philosophy and teachings place great emphasis on the importance of giving and putting others before oneself.

It als stresses the importance of performing noble deeds and there are many examples of selfess giving and sacrifice in Sikh teachings by the ten Gurus and other Sikhs.

Sikhs belive life after death is a continuous cycle of rebirth but the physical body is not needed in this cycle – a person’s sould is their real essence.

“The dead sustain their bond with the living through virtuous deed.”
Guru Nanak, Guru Granth Sahib, p 143

Religious views Information obtained from UK Transplant

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