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  1. spnadmin

    India Need To Check Mushrooming Growth Of Gurdwaras: Akal Takht Jathedar

    AMRITSAR: Perturbed over the mushrooming growth of gurdwaras abroad, which many a times causes embarrassment to the community, jathedar of Akal Takht has warned of stern religious action against persons constructing gurdwaras without the approval of Akal Takht. "Majority of gurdwaras abroad...
  2. spnadmin

    USA WSC-AR Concerned About Disrespect Of Sri Guru Granth Sahib, Appreciates Action Of Akal Takhat

    WSC-AR Deeply Concerned at Disrespect for Siri Guru Granth Sahib; Appreciates Prompt Action by Siri Akal Takhat Sahib The World Sikh Council - America Region (WSC-AR) is deeply concerned and anguished by a recent video which shows Sikhs dancing in the presence of Siri Guru Granth Sahib at...
  3. spnadmin

    India Akal Takht Declares Head Of Sachkhoj Academy Tankhaiya

    Akal Takht declares Head of Sachkhand academy, a Tankhaiya AMRITSAR: In a day long marathon meeting of five Sikh head priests at Akal Takht here Friday Dharm Singh Nihang Head of Sachkhand Academy was declared Tankhaiya (guilty as per Sikh rituals) for airing blasphemous words in the Canada...
  4. spnadmin

    India Akal Takht Warns Against Arrest Of Jathedar Takht Damdama Sahib

    Haryana court issues warrants against Sikh Jathedar, Akal Takht warns against arrest AMRITSAR: A court in Haryana has issued non-bailable warrants against Jatehdar of Takht Damdama Sahib Balwant Singh Nandgarh. Takht Damdama falls in Talwandi Sabo town of Bathinda district in Punjab. So far...
  5. spnadmin

    Controversial Errors In Birs: All Eyes Set On Akal Takht Meet

    All eyes are now set on a meeting of Sikh priests convened at Akal Takht on July 22 to discuss the issue of errors in printing of Birs (replicas of the Granth). Various panthic bodies have been putting the blame on Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) chief Avtar Singh Makkar for...
  6. spnadmin

    India Akal Takht To Stand By Sikh High Priest Who Has NBW

    admin note: We have to find more about this story. It is too sketchy, yet seems to be ongoing for some time. Amritsar, July 21 (PTI) Jathedar of Akal Takht Giani Gurbachan Singh today said the Sikh high priests would stand by the Jathedar of Takht Damdama Sahib (Talwandi Sabo) against whom a...
  7. spnadmin

    Controversial 13-foot Long Bir Is Unacceptable: Akal Takht

    Akal Takht, the supreme temporal seat of the Sikhs, today took a serious note of 13-ft long Bir (copy) of Guru Granth Sahib being prepared in Malaysia saying this was a sacrilegious act.Akal Takht Jathedar Gurbachan Singh said it had been brought to his notice that some Sikh religious groups...
  8. spnadmin

    Controversial Controversy Over Birs: Akal Takht Chief Summons Warring Parties

    CONTROVERSY OVER BIRS Akal Takht chief summons warring parties on July 22 Tribune News Service Amritsar, July 17 Taking serious note of the issue of printing of some ‘birs’ of Guru Granth Sahib by an NRI, the Akal Takht has summoned all the parties involved in the matter during a meeting...
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    News Petition To Make Bhullar Jathedar Of Akal Tackht Gains Ground (ਸਿੱਖ ਵੀਕਲੀ)

    Full story http://www.sikhweekly.com/Page%207.htm
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    Controversial Akal Takht Seeks Clarification From Gurdwara Rochester Management USA

    By Gurpreet Singh Mehak FATEHGARH SAHIB: World Sikh Council-America Region (WSC-AR), a representative body of Sikh institutions of America has hailed the directions of Akal Takht on Gurdwara of Rochester(GOR), New York. Dr Taranjit Singh, secretary general of WSC-AR informed this...
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    How Much Authority Does The Akal Takt Have?

    I was wondering just how much suthority the Akal Takht has (or is supposed to have) in terms of Sikhi and the lives of Sikhs. Is the Akal Takht supposed to make decisions on how the Sikh 'religion' is 'run'? Or is the Akal Takht supposed to provide guidance on spiritual issues for Sikhs. For...
  12. Archived_Member16

    Akal Takht Jathedar Labels Pal Singh Purewal As An Agent Of RSS

    January 19, 2011 Akal Takht Jathedar labels Pal Singh Purewal as an agent of RSS: ਜਥੇਦਾਰ ਵਲੋਂ ਪਾਲ ਸਿੰਘ ਪੁਰੇਵਾਲ ਨੂੰ ਆਰ.ਐੱਸ.ਐੱਸ ਦਾ ਏਜੰਟ ਕਹਿਣਾ, ਗਿਰੀ ਹੋਈ ਮਾਨਸਿਕਤਾ ਦੀ ਨਿਸ਼ਾਨੀ: ਡਾ. ਸੰਗਤ ਸਿੰਘ * ਆਰ.ਐੱਸ.ਐੱਸ ਦੇ ਏਜੰਟ ਤਾਂ ਤਖ਼ਤਾਂ ਦੇ ਜਥੇਦਾਰ ਹਨ ਜਿਹੜੇ ਆਰ.ਐੱਸ.ਐੱਸ ਤੋਂ ਤਨਖ਼ਾਹ ਲੈਂਦੇ ਹਨ * ਪ੍ਰਤੱਖ ਨੂੰ ਕਿਸੇ...
  13. spnadmin

    News Akal Takht Releases Amended Nanakshahi Calendar In Haste (also In Punjabi)

    Akal Takht releases amended Nanakshahi calendar in haste Perneet Singh Tribune News Service Amritsar, February 17 Apparently prompted by the presence of Pal Singh Purewal in the holy city, Akal Takht and the SGPC swung into action and released the amended Nanakshahi calendar within...
  14. Archived_Member16

    Akal Takht Jathedar’s Move Raises Eyebrows

    Akal Takht Jathedar’s move raises eyebrows Tribune News Service Amritsar, February 14 In what is being seen by many as an unprecedented move, the Akal Takht Jathedar, Giani Gurbachan Singh, wrote a letter to the Maharashtra DGP to stop ex-communicated former Akal Takht Jathedar Prof...
  15. spnadmin

    India Akal Takhat Asks All Sikhs To Plant A Tree On Sikh Environment Day

    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...
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    India Jathedar Akal Takht Snubs His Predecessor Vedanti

    Jatehdar Akal Takht snubs his predecessor Vedanti Jagmohan Singh Tuesday, 18 January 2011 AMRITSAR: Jatehdar Akal Takht (highest Sikh Temporal seat) Gyani Gurbachan Singh in a statement issued here Tuesday snubbing his predecessor Gyani Jogidner Singh Vedanti suggested him to keep his mouth...
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    Nanakshahi Calendar: 31 Questions Posed To Akal Takht Jathedar

    ਬ੍ਰਾਹਮਣਸ਼ਾਹੀ ਕੈਲੰਡਰ ਨੂੰ ਜਬਰੀ ਲਾਗੂ ਕਰਵਾਉਣ ਲਈ ਕੋਝੇ ਹਥਕੰਡੇ ਅਪਣਾ ਰਹੇ ਅਖੌਤੀ ਜਥੇਦਾਰ ਗੁਰਬਚਨ ਸਿੰਘ ਨੂੰ 31 ਸਵਾਲ - ਸਰਬਜੀਤ ਸਿੰਘ - ਗਿਆਨੀ ਗੁਰਬਚਨ ਸਿੰਘ ਮੁੱਖ ਸੇਵਾਦਾਰ ਸ੍ਰੀ ਅਕਾਲ ਤਖ਼ਤ ਸਾਹਿਬ, ਅੰਮ੍ਰਿਤਸਰ, ਪੰਜਾਬ। ਸ੍ਰੀਮਾਨ ਜੀਓ, ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂ ਜੀ ਕਾ ਖ਼ਾਲਸਾ, ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂ ਜੀ ਕੀ ਫ਼ਤਿਹ। ਜਿਵੇਂ ਕਿ ਆਪਜੀ ਜਾਣਦੇ ਹੀ ਹੋ ਕਿ...
  18. spnadmin

    Sovreignty Of The Akal Takht

    Sovreignty of the Akal Takht (from Sikh Archives blog) Introduction The history of Sri Akal Takht is well known for its controversial ambiguities rather than for clarity and continuity. It has been venerated differentially in history and its status is interpreted and treated differently by...
  19. spnadmin

    India Akal Takht Endorses Sikh Genocide Petition For UN

    Previously communicated directive of December 25
  20. Archived_Member16

    Akal Takht Jathedar Addressed Annual Ahmadiyya Convention At Quadian

    Akal Takht Jathedar addressed Annual Ahmadiyya Convention at Quadian Pardeep Luthra Monday, 27 December 2010 Akal Takhat Jathedar addresses Ahamadiyya Muslim conference at Quadian BATALA: Giani Gurbachan Singh, the head (Jathedar) of Akal Takht, the highest temporal seat of Sikhs in...