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Sikh News First Gurmat Awards for Sikh scholars

Discussion in 'Breaking News' started by Neutral Singh, Jan 28, 2005.

  1. Neutral Singh

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    http://cities.expressindia.com/fullstory.php?newsid=115433
    First Gurmat Awards for Sikh scholars
    Chandigarh Newsline, India - 7 hours ago

    Dr. Manmohan Sehgal of Patiala, who translated Guru Granth Saheb into Hindi, and Dr.Kharak Singh, another Sikh scholar, will be conferred the first Gurmat ...
     
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    Such things can encourage ego. Scholars should not accept these awards.
     
  4. Neutral Singh

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    but if they reject such awards then other section would lament these scholars with similar remarks... what to do then ?
     
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    First and foremost giving awards to these 'scholars' is a borderline plagiarism as they did not write the Gurbani but were blessed enough to express what was instilled in them by the Gurbani itself.

    Sharing Gurbani is the true essence of Vand Kei Chaknah ( spiritually speaking). How can one take credit for the Creative Energy flowing within when one is just a mere channel!!?, like a PVC pipe transporting water.

    If some ego maniacs insist on giving them awards, then the recipients should demand that the cash value of the rewards should be given towards helping others. Tsunami victims would love to Thank THE ONE after receiving some aid.
    Sikhi is not for self praise, a pat at the back, a chip on the shoulder faith, but a faith like a fragrance of a flower which emits itself in all directions, towards everyone that comes in contact, sans discrimination.


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