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  1. Ishna

    How Do You Prepare To Pray?

    Sat Sri Akaal How do you prepare yourself to pray? Is your preparation different depending on the activity - for instance, if you're singing nitnem bania, or if you're performing a random ardaas, or if you're going to do some activity involving chanting or meditating? For instance, if you...
  2. Ishna

    Spn Project: Ardaas In Focus

    So, what I'd like to do here, is put the panthic Ardaas into context. We all know it, but what is the story behind the lines? The Ardaas is built on the shoulder's of giants - who are those giants? Why are certain things mentioned? So please, if you have information, please add. :) In the...
  3. J

    Movies Antim Ardas - A Short Film

    Hey Guys, This is the link to a short film I made in 2011. Hope you like it and any feedback is welcomed! :) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hnEehtpWpJI Jinder Perth WA
  4. Tejwant Singh

    Giving Ardaas For Justice And Equality

    admin note: Beginning this Monday, April 1, 2013 respected forum member Tejwant Singh Malik offers the opening prayer to the Nevada State Senate in the United States. His ardaas will be a radio-broadcast, and continues for one week. Tejwant ji was kind enough to give us permission to post his...
  5. itsmaneet

    Power Of Ardaas

    Power of Ardas - 2 very interesting incidents THE POWER OF ARDAAS Written by Bishan Singh “Palta” (Nabha) for Aatam Science Magazine.
  6. Ishna

    Gurus Coming To The Rescue In Ardaas?

    Sat Sri Akal! I present for your reference the second paragraph of standard SGPC Ardaas: [/SIZE][/FONT]'... Then of Guru Angad, Amardas and Ramdas - may they be our rescuers!' '... Think then of Teg Cahadar, remembrance of whom brings all nine treasures. He comes to rescue everywhere. Then...
  7. spnadmin

    Opinion Ardaas, Condolences For Mai Harinder Kaur Now Bereaved Widow Of Simon McCoy

    Simon McCoy, husband of our beloved Mai Harinder Kaur ji, esteemed mentor and member of Sikh Philosophy Network, left his physical body on September 21, at 0230, Pacific Time. He suffered from kidney and liver failure. After several days in ICU and then hospice care, Simon returned to Akaal...
  8. Ishna

    Blessing/Ardaas For Kara

    Gurfetehji I recently heard that the Sikh kara is forged by a person reciting naam / bani, and is also blessed with an ardaas at Gurdwara before being given to a Sikh. Is this correct? Is it a common practice? The discussion came about when someone asked if they could get a local...
  9. spnadmin

    India Thousands Attend Antim Ardas Of Tohra's Wife

    TOHRA/PATIALA: Cutting across party lines and political affiliations, thousands of people from different walks of life attended the 'antim ardas' of Joginder Kaur Tohra, wife of former SGPC president late Gurcharan Singh Tohra at his native village here on Friday. Punjab chief minister...
  10. Gyani Jarnail Singh

    Antim Ardass - Ritual Or Gurmatt

    There are some things that we do so routinely that they seem to be harmless or casue no discomfort to any but the most puritan viewpoints. The Antim Ardass is one such "ritual" with which we are all familiar. In fact the "ardasses" begin in earnest the moment a sikh dies...ardass at time of...
  11. spnadmin

    Ardaas: Philosophy, Form & Practice (from Sikh Chic)

    Oftentimes, we miss the obvious. Until I read Dr. Jaswant Singh Neki's book, Ardaas: Darshan, Roop, Abhiyas some years ago, I had never paid much attention to the ardaas, treating it much like a routine that happened at the gurdwara, at a Sikh event or at a rite of passage. Reading the book...
  12. spnadmin

    World Ardaas Given For Haitian Earthquake Victims By Surrey Sangat

    http://www.gurunanakgurdwara.ca/2010/events/ardaas-for-haiti Ardaas for Haiti Posted by Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara on Jan 13, 2010 | Leave a Comment Waheguru ji ka khalsa Waheguru ji ki fateh! Sangat ji, As you have probably heard, a...
  13. T

    Ardas In Sikhism

    Ardas is an invocation, supplication, appeal or a humble prayer to Waheguru (God). Sikhs pray to God, with the Guru and Guru Granth Sahib as their witness. Ardas is recited to start and end every Sikh ceremony, or a session of individual or a congregational prayer. In Gurdwaras (the Sikh...
  14. spnadmin

    Ardaas: Line-by-line Contemplation

    This is new - ARDAS Punjabi Version <> vwihgurU jI kI Pqih] 1, O FORMLESS-FORM TO WAHEGURU, THE ABIDING VICTORY...
  15. Admin

    Sikh News Ardaas – What Are The Rules?

    We’ve all sat through it before…or…stood through it, that is. As Anand Sahib ends, we stand for Ardaas and collectively reflect on the lives and accomplishments of the Gurus and the 18th century martyrs who gave their lives to preserve our Sikh way of life. Somewhere in between this...
  16. S

    [SPN] Ardaas Changed By Gurudwara Sangat In Finland

    Sikh Philosophy Network Community Bulletin For unsubscription information, please see the bottom of this email --------------------------------------------------------------------------- $username Ji, Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Waheguru ji Ki Fateh!! This newsletter brings another...
  17. Gyani Jarnail Singh

    Ardaas Changed

    AT the main Gurdwara in FINLAND's Capital City, the Parbhandak Committee has taken a revolutionary step...along the lines of what I see as what Martin Luther did in the 16th century that led to the Protestant Church coming into existence and challenged the Catholic Church and its Pope. What the...
  18. Archived_Member16

    Ardaas And Haumein

    Ardaas and Haumein by Verpal Singh [Reproduced from Abstracts of Sikh Studies, Jan-Mar 1999] It is an oft-repeated statement that all religions advocate the same basic truths. Obviously, this statement is true to some extent because we can isolate some principles which are common to all the...
  19. S

    Sikh News 'Antim Ardas' Campaign In Punjab Against Female Foeticide (Outlook India)

    Concerned over the state's skewed sex ratio, rights activists in Punjab have launched a campaign against female foeticide that includes inviting people for an 'antim ardas' or last rites. More...
  20. A

    Question For Kala Afghana Supporters

    what banis do you recite each day? do you do ardaas? do you do jaap sahib? chaupai sahib? tav prassad sawyai? rehras sahib? when you took amrit, what did your panj piyare instruct you to recite daily and do you feel it necessary to follow their advice? sorry if this is offensive, but i'm...