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chardi kala

  1. IJSingh

    Sikhism The Fragmented Self And Chardi Kalaa

    My alternative title for this essay would have been “Think Death – But Why?” But I stepped away from it because it might have fostered a black mood. That’s not my goal since I hope for a more optimistic stance of life – the essence of Charhdi Kalaa, a core value of Sikhi. All life runs on two...
  2. Admin

    The Science Of Happiness: Why Complaining Is Literally Killing You

    Sometimes in life, all the experience and knowledge simmering around in that ol’ consciousness of ours combines itself in a way that suddenly causes the cerebral clockwork to click into place, and in this fluid flow of thought we find an epiphany rising to the surface. One such point for me...
  3. Admin

    Chardi Kala

    Chardi Kala is an important expression used in Sikhism for a mind frame that a Sikh has to accept and practice. It loosely means a "positive, buoyant and optimistic" attitude to life and the future. * Always be – in "high spirits", "ever progressive", "always cheerful", etc are some other...
  4. Mai Harinder Kaur

    What I Have Learned From 1984

    What I Have Learned From 1984 For those who don't know me, a brief introduction. I am now a 58 year old Internet addict, writer and budding artist, of sorts. Twenty- six years ago, there was no Internet, I wrote occasionally and my artwork was primarily tie-dying my husband's turbans...
  5. Mai Harinder Kaur

    CHARDI KALA: A Battleplan

    All my life - I'm 57 - I have heard that the Sikh Panth is in danger. This seems to be a Sikh fixation, just as each generation in the larger human community bewails the morals, music and mores of the younger generation. I wonder if each generation is really worse than the preceding. I do not...