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  1. L

    Is 'Divine/God/Akaal Purakh' and 'Jot' the same thing?

    If not, what is the difference between these terms ?
  2. B

    Do You Have To Take Divine Inspiration Of Guru Granth Sahib Literally To Be A Sikh?

    I love Sikhism, Sikh culture, and Sikh values. Do many Sikhs take the it all literally or do some take it figuratively and use it more as a code of ethics/values and to share a common culture with their peers? I have a hard to being religious due tonot being able to take leaps of faith in...
  3. namjiwankaur

    Sufism Hearing The Divine Sound In Sufism? Hearing It In Sikhi?

    Thread moved to Interfaith Dialogs/ Sufism. The OP is basically asking for a comparison between Divine Sound in Sufism and Divine Sound in Sikhi. The title was also changed because early sentences about listening to music in the Espanola NM Gurdwara was an introduction to a broader question...
  4. Ishna

    Sikhism Divine Mystic Reflections On Gurmat

    Today I received a copy of Divine mystic reflections : talks and dialogues book 1 to borrow from the Gurdwara library. It was highly recommended to me. It is a collection of talks by Sant Naranjan Singh (compiled by Dr Harcharanjit Singh). I've found the spelling online is usually 'Niranjan'...
  5. V

    Buddhism How Buddha Talks About Shabad (Divine Light And Sound)?

    In the early stages of the Buddha’s spiritual research, he applied various methods to control his mind including austerities and fasting. But it was only when he adopted the right course of meditation that his eye of wisdom opened and light appeared. After this experience, says the Buddha, he...
  6. spnadmin

    Japji: A Journey Into Divine Grace

    JAPJI– A JOURNEY TO DIVINE GRACE from the blog, SaadSangat and authored by Rawel Singh. Japji is the first composition in the Sikh Holy Scripture, Sri Guru Granth Sahib (Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji) whose contents are referred to as Gurbani meaning the Guru’s word. One theme that runs...
  7. spnadmin

    Judaism The Rabbi Who Believes In Zeus: Why All Intuitions Of God Are Incomplete

    Rabbi Alan Lurie Author, 'Five Minutes on Mondays: Finding Unexpected, Purpose, Peace and Fulfillment at Work' Writing blogs for the Huffington Post's Religion section -- in which I often attempt to present a nuanced, personal understanding of God, and a defense of the inherent goodness in...
  8. spnadmin

    Islam Sufi Kathak - Dance As A Divine Prayer

    Dance as a divine prayer Soyesh H. Rawther "Something … Some force… Someone that makes me dance." For Manjari Chaturvedi, the creation of Sufi Kathak as a medium of expression was not part of a conscious act. It came on its own as a quest, a search for the divine. “I see my dance as a prayer...
  9. namjiwankaur

    Concepts Of The Divine Mother In Sikhism

    Namaste, I am aware that Sikhism is monotheistic and considers the Supreme Being beyond form. That being said, I have come across a few websites about Sikhs who consider the Divine their Mother and Father. Is there a way to be close to the Divine Maternal in Sikhism? I do not mean to worship...
  10. spnadmin

    Divine Dispatches: Religion Roundup

    Divine dispatches: a religion roundup When I worked in the Manchester office of the Guardian I often wrote the Northerner, a round-up of northern news. This feature is a bit like that, except it's about belief and will never mention Coleen McLoughlin, unless she becomes a nun. • As it...
  11. Admin

    Sikhism - A Guide By Divine Message For The Month Of Aries

    FIRST IN A SERIES OF MONTHLY GUIDANCE MESSAGES BY SIKH GURUS In Sikhism and the Gurbani, Shri Guru Arjan says that we should pray to God that we have the darkness of separation because of our actions, and seek His Grace that He blesses us with His presence and thus causes our wandering to...
  12. spnadmin

    Amrit Sanchar And The Divine Bridegroom (Everything Explained)

    The Bridal Dressby LAURIE BOLGER To say I'm looking forward to my upcoming "wedding" would be a major understatement. With a hefty dose of God's Grace, and more than a little help from my friends, I'm preparing to take the plunge and become a...
  13. spnadmin

    SikhRI Connecting With The Divine Light

    Mark of Excellence "The Guru: Connecting With the Divine Light"A Sikh Research Institute Workshop Reviewed by MANJYOT KAUR Recently, I participated in a workshop presented by the Sikh Research Institute (SikhRI). This well-attended program...
  14. V

    Divine Knowledge, Spiritual Wisdom/ ਗਿਆਨੁ

    DIVINE KNOWLEDGE/SPIRITUAL WISDOM/ਗਿਆਨੁ ABSTRACT Divine Knowledge is gained through learning honestly, truthfully by living in the message in thought, word, spirit, and deed in the hymns of AGGS. It imparts an understanding of facts and truths about the material world (Maya) and It’s...
  15. Archived_Member16

    At The Feet Of The Divine

    At The Feet Of The Divine Laying Our Burdens Down We all know the feeling of walking through life as if we are carrying the huge burden of our worries and stresses on our backs and shoulders, struggling to keep moving forward. There is no real way to move freely and fluidly in such a situation...
  16. Astroboy

    Human Pride, Divine Pride

    Human Pride, Divine Pride " My human pride feels that I can do everything. My divine pride, the pride that has surrendered itself to the Will of God, knows that I can do everything only when I am inspired, guided, and helped by the Supreme. My human pride wants the world to understand...
  17. Astroboy

    Divine Mystic Reflections On Gurmat

    Click here > Untitled Page I have to thank Sharan Ji for this link.
  18. S

    Way To Divine Bliss

    I shall be posting some material from a book published by Gita Press,INdia. The press publishes strictly hindu literature. You will find as to how close the lines are to that contained in Gurbani. As an exercise one may think of equivalent Gurbani Tuk and may post here. From Sl.1 ***QUOTE...
  19. Archived_Member16

    Spiritual Digest: (1) Life As A Jewel (2) Divine Virtues

    FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Life As A Jewel One afternoon Guru Nanak and his company were resting on the banks of the Ganges at Patna. Mardana was idly inspecting a stone he had picked up along the road, thinking of the vast throngs who had come to hear the Guru. "Master," said Mardana, "you teach a...
  20. K

    General Man Marries Daughter, Claims Divine Sanction

    This one of the most disgusting news i read Daughter's pregnancy signs raised suspicion-India-The Times of India ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- JALPAIGURI: A 36-year-old man who married his teenage daughter, apparently after convincing his...