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  1. R

    Regarding touch any human being’s feet

    In SGGS or Gurbani, where it is written that “ Sikh should not bow and touch any human being’s feet particularly of a Saint”?
  2. Harry Haller

    Did The Gurus Encourage Matha Tek?

    I also have a question, did the Gurus ever encourage others to Matha Tek? Given that they were very very clear about how they should not be worshiped, about how they should not be idolised, that in the big picture, it was Vaheguru that was the object of worship, not themselves, surely they would...
  3. A

    "Bowing" Jaap Sahib

    It's all well and good if you want to do yoga or exercise or follow any old superstition that you like. But please don't engage in beadbi of Gurbani in this way. You're not making any spiritual progress by doing this, it is ignorance and it is misleading people in their spirituality as well as...
  4. arshdeep88

    Islam Difference In Bowing Head In Front Of Guru Granth Sahib And Idol Worship

    Sat sri akal to all respected members i was just wondering about one question in your view what is the difference between bowing head to guru granth sahib and worshipping idol? moreover i have seen people bowing heads to certain places in gurudwara saying they are sacred for example...
  5. I


    I have a question! I converted to Sikhism almost 2 years ago and although I have visited the Gurdwara in this time I have never bowed to Sri Guru Granth Sahib. I can not fully explain why - I think that in the past I have always just thought (as an 'outsider') that it was inappropriate and a...
  6. S

    Sikh News Bowing To Sikhs? Call, California Wants Textbook Change (New York Times)

    The textbook contained a depiction of the founder of the Sikh religion wearing a crown and was deemed offensive. More...
  7. J

    Bowing Down To Guru Ji

    This might be a stupid question, but why do Sikhs bow down in front of the Guru Granth Sahib for? Also, are there any verses in the Guru Granth Sahib states that it’s mandatory to bow down in front of the Guru Granth Sahib?
  8. C

    Bowing To GURU

    Many Sikhs say... They do not bow to SGGS as a physical book, but the teachings and the meaning as a Guru. Fair enough, but bowing is a physical act so how can you bow to something unphysical as a physical act? This needs to be worded better like this... Upon entering the house of the Guru...
  9. C

    Bowing To Saints. Why Yes & Why Not ?

    People bow to saints and some do not. I want to know your thoughts. Many people would not bow to saints but are willing to do so when it comes to shasters, places where the gurus have sat, shoes when they are doing seva of cleaning them. Many are happy to bow at other things as well but...