Nawab Kapur Singh-the charismatic but equally enigmatic 18th century Sikh leader who captained the Khalsa Panth during its darkest days in the post-Banda Singh period. What we know of him is derived from a few scant references in the Sri Gur Panth Prakash of Ratan Singh Bhangu, the oral...
guru granth sahib ji
jassa singh alhuwalia
nawab kapur singh
Today, Akal Takht is being presented as Theo-political seat of the Sikhs. The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) and the supporters of the party controlling the SGPC claim that Akal Takht is ‘Throne of Akal (God)’ and the verdict, edicts, fatwas issued by the chief priest (whom they...
1984-3 Sri Darbar Sahib
Dr. Dalvinder Singh Grewal
I travelled by bus from Patiala and reached Sri Amritsar on 9 June 1984. The entire route was badly barricaded and there were too many checks by soldiers and police. Every check made me...
I read in the news about Taksalis chellenging Akal Takht on the Sikh Rehet Maryada making claims SRM was only ever a draft and never approved. And asking for proof.
That story is here:
Damdami Taksal raises question mark on Sikh Rehat Maryada - Times of India
What I am looking for is the...
Amritsar February 8:
Akal Takht, the supreme temporal seat of Sikhs, has come out in support of ‘EcoSikhs” call to observe March, 14, the Gurgaddi Divas of 7th Sikh Master Guru Har Rai ji, as Sikh Environment Day.
Endorsing the Call given by EcoSikh Akal Takht has urged upon all the Sikhs...