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Are You A King Or A Clown ?

Discussion in 'Sikh Sikhi Sikhism' started by singhbj, May 12, 2008.

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  1. singhbj

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    ARE YOU A KING OR A CLOWN ?

    The turban is my crown
    and it aint coming down !
    The King wears the crown
    The cap is for the clown !




    WE ARE THE CHILDREN


    We are young and fearless
    We drank the amrit-nectar
    Now we wear the 5-Ks of
    The mighty, mighty Khalsa
    We never miss our prayers
    They give us super power
    When we meditate with
    The mighty, mighty Khalsa
    We are saint soldiers
    We always stand together
    We are Waheguru's Army
    The mighty, mighty Khalsa
    We are all equal
    my sister and brother
    There is no caste in
    The mighty, mighty Khalsa


    We don't hate anybody
    We always help each other
    Everyone's the friend of
    The mighty, mighty Khalsa
    We don't do drugs
    We don't drink booze
    God made us pure
    And we wont lose
    The Khalsa life
    is what we choose
    'Cause we get high
    loving our Gurus!
    The more we pray
    The more we say
    We love, we love
    We love our Gurus!
    Each 'n every day
    We pray and say
    We love, we love
    We love our Gurus!
    Listen to these views
    They're headline news
    We love, we love
    We love our Gurus!
    We don't drink booze
    We will never lose
    'Cause we get high
    loving our Gurus!

    WAHEGURU JEE KA KHALSA
    WAHEGURU JEE KEE FATEH


    by Harjit Singh
    Source: Poems & Articles



     
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    ARE YOU A KING OR A CLOWN ?

    The turban is my crown
    and it aint coming down !
    The King wears the crown
    The cap is for the clown !

    Hello All Jio

    Calling others clown who wears cap, is very anti Gurmat approach. Or it is a joke! Even then, it seems low level.
     
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    Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh

    As per Sikh tradition, we should tie a turban and not wear a Cap.

    I heard somewhere,

    hoe sikh sir ttopee dhharai || saath janam kushattee hue marai ||

    He who as a Sikh places a hat on their head; will be reborn seven times as a leper.

    But, then there are so many other things that we should not be doing,
    for instance, one of them is, as per some Sikh saints, Trimming and tying the beard are the same. So keep the beard open and flowing is Sikh Maryada, not possible for most sikhs today due to jobs and living outside India.

    I am also very confused, as Sikhism doesn't teach us hating or disliking anyone, and its not a harsh and strict religion.

    Most of my friends wear Caps, I dont hate them, but these things look small, 50 yrs from now, Topi may become more popular than the Turban.

    Like everywhere else , in sikhism also, there is discipline and code of conduct, and if we wish to be Guru ke Pyaare, the Turban is a gift by Guru Gobind Singh JI to all the sikhs, we keep the Gifts from our friends and relatives with such care, and don't care at all for such a beautiful gift from the Guru, who is ang-sang sahai all the times everywhere.

    Finally, Someone who has beard and wear a turban is not always a Sikh.
    Turban is not the only thing that makes you a sikh, there are rules and principles to be followed.

    Above all is to read Gurbaani and understand for yourself what Guru Ji is telling us, and then we will have no doubt what so ever.

    Bhul chuk maaf
    Guru Ji saarean te Mehar karan
     
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    "hoe sikh sar topi dhare sat janam kohdee hoe mare."

    Can anyone clarify, if 10th Guru Sri Guru Gobind Gingh said this?

    And if he did say this, does this apply to only Amritdhari Sikhs? or everyone, even if they trim their beards, and drink alcohol and eat meat.

    Bhul chuk maaf
    Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh
     
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    All Jio

    Any time we praise our attire and laugh at others, it disqualifies us to be Sikhs. We are supposed to respect all and show humbleness. Guru ji gave Singh name in concept of inspiration to stand up against tyranny and to maintain equality by ending surnames; however, even in those times, Tenth Nanak praises bravery of Aurangzeb in Jaffarnama, that teaches us some thing. After wearing Turban saying others who are wearing caps are inferior or clown, is not a display of Sikhi Spirit.
     
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    Waheguru ji ka khalsa
    Waheguru ji ki fateh

    hoie isK isr topI DrY ] swq jnm kuStI huie mrY ]

    hoe sikh sir ttopee dhharai || saath janam kushattee hue marai ||

    He who as a Sikh places a hat on their head, will be reborn seven times as a leper.

    --'Tankhaanama' Bhai Nand Laal Jee

    The poet ( by Harjit Singh ) is taunting all, who call ourselves as Sikhs but try to hide our Sikh Identity. A Gursikh should be Proud of Guru Sahib ji's gift (the turban). We have been blessed with 'Sardari' (leadership) by Guru Gobind Singh ji. So why become a commoner (spiritless, cowardly, fearful person) ?

    Waheguru ji ka khalsa
    Waheguru ji ki fateh
     
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    “God is a comedian, playing to an audience too afraid to laugh”- Voltaire

    I would rather be a clown than a king.
    The king; a symbol of order, structure, obedience, control, manipulation, war and fear.
    The clown; a symbol of freedom.

    Happy
     
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    Respected Singhbj ji

    So you would ignore Gurbani, humbleness of Tenth Master and follow Bhai Nand Lal's Rehtnama( which is not even sure Bhai Nand Lal wrote it because a lot of things said in it absolutely against Gurmat)? Guru Gobind Singh ji didnt give only this turban gift but also to obey Guru Granth Sahib. So pick one that suits to the ego, ignore the other one that is the stratgy of todays Sikhs? Why become a commoner? Is it your view ?Have you forgot, Satguru Nanak preferred commoner compared to special one of the society( Bhai Lao, remember)? When religion becomes pick and chose stuff, horrible consequences are invited to be doomed. My turban hasnt changed me a bit, I love being commoner because that is what Satguru Nanak taught me, my heartily thanks to Guru ji. Reading Gurbani means nothing unless one lives it.
     
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    Sinister ji
    My sincere thanks for understanding Sikhi as its ocean like approach towards His all creation ! Happy
     

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