1. N

    Anand Karaj Ceremony For Non-Sikhs?

    Hello everyone! I wanted to ask this question as there is an intermarriage marriage coming up in our family. I don't know why, but somehow I feel it is not right for Non-Sikhs to get married with the Anand Karaj ceremony. Guru Ram Das Ji Maharaj made the wedding hymns so unique, I believe...
  2. bscheema

    Annual Gurmat Smagam AND Bhai Nand Lal "Goyea" Award Ceremony 2012

    Waheguru ji ka Khalsa Waheguru ji ki Fateh With due respect to all Gurusangat, I beg for your permission to gladly share with you that Gurdwara Sahib, Guru Nanak Dev University is going to organize it’s Annual Gurmat Smagam(Welcome Function)2012 to have the blessings of Guru for the new...
  3. S

    Bhog Ceremony

    After the demise of our relatives we have an Akhand path and Bhog ceremony. as a common man I have following doubts 1. Is it compulsory in our religion ? 2. Does it benefit the person who died ? 3. does it benefit the family ? 4. What will happen if the Bhog ceremony is not performed i am...
  4. spnadmin

    Sikh Ceremony Of Naming A Child

    This is a Sikh ceremony of naming a child and it usually takes place in a Gurdwara (Sikh place of worship) after the baby and mother are medically and physically fit to attended the Gurdwara. There is no limit or threshold to this timing and the family should not feel undue pressure of any kind...
  5. B

    Why Do We Need A Naming Ceremony?

    I was recently doing research as part of my Religious Studies revision, and when I found out about the naming ceremony for a Sikh baby, I was just unsure as to how the Sikhs came up with it. Is it a ceremony which has been dictated in the Guru Granth Sahib Ji, or is it something that has...
  6. Admin

    Sikh Coalition Sikh Student Ordered To Remove Turban For Graduation Ceremony, Sikh Organization Intervenes Successf

    Los Angeles, California: A high school has allowed a Sikh student to participate in graduation ceremonies wearing his turban after initially telling him he would only be allowed to wear a cap. The high school reversed course after the intervention of the Sikh Coalition and local Sikh activists...
  7. spnadmin

    Amrit Ceremony Of The Khalsa

    Sikhism emerged in India in a time when people were confused and misguided. It started with Guru Nanak Dev Ji. Born in a hindu family, Nanak went on four odysseys that spanned the whole country and also touched the borders of Iraq, spreading his divine message of the existence of only one...
  8. Chaan Pardesi

    World Marathon Runner, 99, Honoured At Awards Ceremony

    Before any one reads the article , can I point out, I meet Fauja Singh almost every other day at the SINGH SABHA GURDUARA,[ GOODMAYES, Ilford, UK] that Fauja Ji attends. He also attends the Sikh Vichar Manch every Wednesday at the Gurduara , that I often present papers at in Punjabi along with...
  9. Archived_Member16

    Her Eyes Witnessed Her Bhog Ceremony

    source: http://www.tribuneindia.com/2010/20100112/main6.htm Her eyes witnessed her bhog ceremony Sushil Goyal Tribune News Service Bathinda, January 11 This was a rare moment for those who were present yesterday at the bhog ceremony of 105-year-old Durgi Devi, who had died on January 1...
  10. Admin

    Ceremony In A Sikh Temple But No Registration - Binding Or Not?

    Ceremony in a Sikh Temple but No Registration is Not Binding Landmark ruling on marriage awaited The Court of Appeal is set to determine whether unions made in temples without a Registrar of Marriages are legal under the law. A British woman is urging the highest court in the land to rule that...
  11. gascosikh

    Amrit Sanchar Ceremony

    Greetings Waheguru ji ka Khalsa Waheguru ji ki fateh I am new to Sikh faith and wish to take Amrit soon. But I am desperate to find the plain clothes that are appropriate for the ceremony. I am a small female and have simply decided to get a mens white kurta pajama. I don't want to wear...
  12. U

    The Khalsa Initiation Ceremony

    Hello, I would like to learn much more about the Khalsa initiation. I was wondering its religious significance in the tradition. Also, its relation with doctrines and history of the tradition, and how the Khalsa initiation ceremony is an expression of the tradition's beliefs. I researched...
  13. N

    Sikh News Irish Ceremony Marks 20th Anniversary Of Air India Bombing (AFP Via Yahoo! News)

    Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin and Irish President Mary McAleese joined victims' families at an emotional ceremony in the southwest of Ireland to mark the 20th anniversary of the Air India Flight 182 bombing...
  14. N

    Sikh News Religious Leader Honored At National Ceremony; US Congress Celebrates Life Of Late Sikh Leader (PR N

    The late Siri Singh Sahib Bhai Sahib Harbhajan Singh Khalsa Yogiji, also known as Yogi Bhajan, was honored today at a special reception at the US Capitol in Washington DC. http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/rss/search/sikh/SIG=11nf8u27n/*http%3A//biz.yahoo.com/prnews/050511/law119.html?.v=6
  15. Gyani Jarnail Singh

    Bakra At Janeau Ceremony !

    Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa Waheguru Ji Ki fateh. I was just reading about Guru Nanank Ji's Life story and I came across this reference to the things that were at the janeau putting veremony....and the author mentioned that a LIVE GOAT was also there as well to be cooked for the people present...
  16. Arvind

    Sikh Marriage Ceremony - Anand Karaj Or Metaphor For Relationship With God?

    Gurmukh Pyareo, GuruFateh ji. While reading Guru Granth Sahib ji (773, 774), I realize I dont understand the meaning of the laava'n. As a married man, I look forward to meanings of the laava'n. What is Guru ji saying about marriage, and married behaviour? During my marriage, Granthi ji...