In Section 6 of Akaal Takht Rehit Maryada, it is written as, Ceremony of Baptism or Initiation Article XXIV Sub-section p:

The undermentioned four transgressions (tabooed practices) must be avoided

– Dishonouring the hair

– Eating the meat of an animal slaughtered the Muslim way (Ritual Killing)

– Cohabiting with a person other than one’s spouse

– Using tobacco.


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