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  1. Tejwant Singh

    Fasting: Penance, Blessing, Hypocrisy Or Me-ism?

    Fasting: Penance, Blessing, Hypocrisy or Me-ism. Fasting is very common among many religions except in Sikhi. Guru Nanak talks about it in the second Pauri of Jap where he criticises these kinds of nonsensical, mindless and useless rituals which bring to naught. For Guru Nanak, it is all...
  2. spnadmin

    Buddhism Myanmar Gives Official Blessing To Anti-Muslim Monks

    Myanmar gives official blessing to anti-Muslim monks http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/06/27/us-myanmar-969-specialreport-idUSBRE95Q04720130627 (Reuters) - The Buddhist extremist movement in Myanmar, known as 969, portrays itself as a grassroots creed. Its chief proponent, a monk...
  3. namjiwankaur

    USA Republican Representatives: Slavery A “blessing” For African-Americans, Kill The Prisoners, And Kic

    Republican Representatives: Slavery a “blessing” for African-Americans, kill the prisoners, and kick out the Muslim Americans. Source: Omid Safi, Religion News There is genuinely something racist in the soul of the America these days, and that this demon will have to be confronted and...
  4. Archived_Member16

    Be A Blessing To Others

    Be a Blessing to Others Many times in our pursuit of excellence, achieving our goals and living life, we do not take the time to realize the impact of our behaviors on others, both good and bad. Maybe because we are struggling in our own lives or have our own pain and frustrations to...
  5. 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...
  6. spnadmin

    A Mother's Blessing (Ang 496)

    ਗੂਜਰੀ ਮਹਲਾ ੫ ॥ Gūjrī mėhlā 5. Gujri 5th Guru. ਜਿਸੁ ਸਿਮਰਤ ਸਭਿ ਕਿਲਵਿਖ ਨਾਸਹਿ ਪਿਤਰੀ ਹੋਇ ਉਧਾਰੋ ॥ Jis simraṯ sabẖ kilvikẖ nāsėh piṯrī ho▫e uḏẖāro. By remembering whom all the sins are obtained and the ancestors are saved. ਸੋ ਹਰਿ ਹਰਿ ਤੁਮ੍ਹ੍ਹ ਸਦ ਹੀ ਜਾਪਹੁ ਜਾ ਕਾ ਅੰਤੁ ਨ ਪਾਰੋ ॥੧॥ So har...
  7. Tejwant Singh

    Christianity Catholic Church Gives Blessing To IPhone App

    Catholic church gives blessing to iPhone app Pope Benedict XVI has said Catholics should use digital technologies responsibly. The Catholic Church has approved an iPhone app that helps guide worshippers through confession. The Confession program has gone on sale through iTunes for £1.19...
  8. Admin

    The Blessing Of Parents

    An 80 year old man was sitting on the sofa in his house along with his 45 years old highly educated son. Suddenly a crow perched on their window. The Father asked his Son, "What is this?" The Son replied "It is a crow". After a few minutes, the Father asked his Son the 2nd time, "What is...
  9. A

    Blessing Without Marriage?

    Just some advice/opinions really, is it right to have a child blessed in a Gurdwara (akhand path) when the parents of the baby are not married?
  10. Seeker2

    Life Is A Blessing From Almighty Waheguru!

    Life is A Blessing from Almighty Waheguru! Dust if you must, but wouldn't it be better To paint a picture or write a letter, Bake a Cake or plant a Seed Ponder the difference between Want & Need? Dust if you must, but there's not much time With Rivers to swim and Mountains to climb Music to...
  11. S

    Sick Pope Skips Easter Monday Blessing For First Time (Reuters)

    Reuters - To the disappointment and concern of the faithful, the ailing Pope John Paul failed to appear at his window on Easter Monday but there was no indication that the Pontiff's health had worsened...