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  1. J

    Assisting Those New to Sikhi

    Waheguru ji ka Khalsa. Waheguru ji ki Fateh. Recently, a friend and I decided to convert my blog into a website dedicated to serving those new to the Sikh path. You can look at it by clicking on the link below: Embracing Sikhism That being said, in what ways should we as Sikhs better serve...
  2. seekingsikhi

    Who Doesn't Love A Stupid Question?

    Does keeping your kes include things like nose hair and eyebrows? Some of mine get pretty…intrusive. Along a similar line, I subconsciously bite the hairs of my moustache when they end up in my mouth. Anybody else have this problem?
  3. J

    My New Blog

    Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa! Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh! Just wanted to let the brothers and sisters know on here that I have started a new blog. It's still a work in progress but so fair I've gotten positive reviews. Please feel free to read it in your free time My Journey Into Sikhi
  4. Ishna

    Anti-western Sentiment

    [I wasn't sure whether I should put this in my blog, or here. Apologies if it's not in the right place.] A thick skin is required of "Western Sikhs" as anti-western sentiment from some of our fellow Sikhs is bound to be apparent from time-to-tide. I can understand some of where it comes from...
  5. Ishna

    Learn Punjabi Convert Punjabi Text

    Have you ever come across a site which is quoting Gurbani but it's displaying as gobbledigook on your screen, like this: 1E vwihgurU jI kI Pqih ] Well now you can visit this site http://punjabi.aglsoft.com/punjabi/converter/ and convert your text into readable Gurmukhi text! Go on, try it...
  6. A

    Sikh Convert With Born Sikh

    Sat Sri Akaal I come in peace, just looking for a quick advice. 3-4 Generations ago my ancestors were Sikh but from then, there was a conversion and I was born Muslim in a practicing muslim family. Our last name is still Bhangu and the family is Jatt Punjabi. Growing up and not believing in the...
  7. Archived_Member16

    USA Convert US Gurdwaras Into Shelter Homes: AGPC In Wake Of Sandy

    Convert US Gurdwaras into shelter homes: AGPC in wake of Sandy Tuesday, October, 30 2012 - 07:33 AMRITSAR: As the storm Sandy hits the East Coast bringing with it fears of devastation, American Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (AGPC) today appealed all the Sikh Gurdwaras to lend hands to the...
  8. Archived_Member16

    India 40 Sikhs Convert To Christianity In A Tarn Taran District Village

    40 Sikhs Convert to Christianity in a Tarn Taran District Village Gurdwara Management's Treatment of "Low Caste" Sikhs Calls for Strict Action By: Sikh24 Editors Gurdwara Baba Bir Singh in village Dhotian, district Tarn Taran AMRITSAR SAHIB (August 21, 2012)–According to sources...
  9. A

    How To Convert To Sikhism?

    Waheguru ji ka khalsa waheguru ji ki fateh! My name is Azura, and I am a Muslim born in Malaysia.. I have a problem, I want to convert to Sikhism (not the problem) and my parents are OK with it, but I heard the government can get me into trouble if I convert to any religion if born a Muslim...
  10. M

    General Can A Person Of Any Race Or Skin Color Convert To Sikhism ?

    Can a person of any race or skin color convert to Sikhism and become a Sikh ? Or is Sikhism only for one race or skln color ? Can a White Person or a Black Person or a Chinese Person convert and become a Sikh ? Is Sikhism a universal religion for all of humanity or humans ...
  11. Kanwaljit.Singh

    General Did Macauliffe Convert To Sikhism?

    Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Max_Arthur_Macauliffe http://www.sikhchic.com/article-detail.php?id=207&cat=18 On March 15, 1913, Macauliffe passed away in his London home at Sinclair Gardens, West Kensington. His Punjabi assistant, Muhammad, who knew little English, wrote in his...
  12. S

    Equality Between Men And Women In Case Of Inter-Religious Marriage

    Hi all, I bring this new thread just to know how equal we think men and women are. I know there might be thread related to the equality between the two genders but not in concerned with marriages. We say, men and women are equal in every fields of life. Women are far more better than men as...
  13. G

    How Do I Convert To Sikhism?

    The Sikh philosophy has always appealed to me as a punjabi. I was born a Hindu and i've kept talking to Hindus about real Dharma but they are not at all responsive. Now Hindu is just a label for me. I'm sick of the hypocrisy. They keep blaming conversions to other religions but never accept...
  14. jhelmick

    Becoming Sikh

    I'm curious. How does one convert to Sikhism? Is attendance at church (my apologies for the colloquialism, but I am not sure what the name for a Sikh gathering place or holy place of worship) necessary and does one need to grow hair and beard long and don a turban? I ask out of true interest...
  15. Archived_Member16

    USA Obama Ordered To Convert To Islam

    Obama ordered to convert to Islam India Gazette Tuesday 28th December, 2010 US president Barack Obama has been told to convert to Islam. A leader of Somalia's Islamist insurgency, Fuad Mohamed "Shongole" Qalaf, has threatened Mr Obama with attacks on the US if he does not convert...
  16. B

    Willing To Die Not To Convert To Islam But Willing To Become A Slave For The British?

    How come Sikhs were willing to die rather than become Muslims but yet become slaves of the British Although yes, the Sikhs did fight for a just cause, WW1 & WW2, what happened to the Lion never wanting to be tamed? The moghuls tried it but the Sikhs accepted death but then the British came...
  17. be_still

    Questions From A New Sikh

    Hello all! I am fully ready to convert to the Sikh faith, because I believe it is the way I was meant for.. (long story). But, as a "white" women, it is hard to "be" a Sikh. I have been to my local Gurdwara, but the only other white women there talks about Kundilini, and not the religion. I am a...
  18. K

    USA American Convert Sues Employer

    Frank Mahoney Burroughs. Federal officials claim AutoZone illegally fired an Everett worker who converted to Sikhism - and did little to stop...
  19. Harry Rakhraj

    General Sikhs In Kashmir Told To Convert Or Leave

    " Leave the Valley or Convert to Islam" This is the diktat issued by the separatists to Kashmiri Sikhs who are sons-of-the-soil Kashmiris. Sikh history is replete with similar diktats. Earlier the Kashmiri pundits, around 400,000, were similarly hounded out of their homes in the 1990s. The...
  20. Vikram singh

    USA Must Sikhs, Hindus Convert To Get Elected?

    WASHINGTON -- What does it mean when the two best-known Indian-American politicians in American politics are converts to Christianity? In South Carolina, Nikki Haley won the Republican nomination for governor despite a whisper campaign that criticized her name and religion. Along with rumors of...
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