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  1. Sacerdote-Italo-Americano

    New to Gurumuki and the Punjabi language

    Greetings, I am new to the SPN, and I have found myself increasingly reading more articles and discussions here, simply from my internet searches, without ever making an account. This is a bit lengthy but thought I should make this post to introduce myself to the community at large. My path of...
  2. D

    Sikhi Moh, Maya, Compassiona, Faith & More

    Prelude We have all been taught that Maya is money. After all, it is a simple translation. Maya is in fact, anything that has gotten a hold of you. Cigarettes, drugs, alcohol. In my case, it was astrology. And once it reigns its hold on you, it will do anything to keep you in your place...
  3. IJSingh

    Sikhi Questioning Faith

    When I began this essay I wondered about the title. Two hard to resist alternatives that almost got me were: 1. Questioning the status quo, or 2. The Place for Confrontational Thinking in Religion. Our many religions weave humans into a magically engrossing rich tapestry. But look at them...
  4. S

    Sikhism Seva - Understanding For Children And Teenagers Alike

    Do you play video games? What is the central theme in each game? Collecting points? Now imagine these points as virtues; designed to attack the bad guys - also known as vices. Seva is not just all work and no play. As I wash dishes, help with langgar, mop floors etc, I am on the path of...
  5. Ishna

    General "Salvation" Through Faith Or Works?

    Sat Sri Akaal Sangat Ji Christians have a long standing argument about how they can be "saved". Catholics believe that good works are required for their ticket into Heaven, whereas Protestants believe that you can get in through faith in Christ alone. [for more information as it pertains to...
  6. Harry Haller

    Faith And Sikhism

    Faith, its a dirty word to me, its like something people use to fill in the blanks, where huge gaps exist, thats ok, we will fill it with faith, and everything will be ok. In my view, Creator and aspects of, are much too important to take on faith, we have Bani, which if anything should be used...
  7. Admin

    Making The Change With Hope & Faith - Sikh Advocate Prabhjot Singh, Md

    In August 2012, Prabhjot Singh, MD ’11, co-wrote an opinion piece in the New York Times in which he argued that the FBI should keep separate statistics on hate crimes against Sikhs. After months of work by activists and the convening of congressional hearings, the agency complied. “Ultimately...
  8. Ishna

    Arts/Society Tyler Atkins Takes His Sikh Faith To Hollywood In Search Of His Big Break

    Tyler Atkins takes his Sikh faith to Hollywood in search of his big break Ros Reines The Daily Telegraph June 14, 20148:00PM SOURCE TYLER Atkins is probably the only blond Australian actor running around Los Angeles wearing a turban. The 28-year-old former playmate of Paris Hilton and...
  9. C

    Questioning/Losing Faith

    Recently I've been questioning religion and whether it is true. I like Sikhism and what it stands for but I cannot get my head around some concepts. All religions were formed when people did not know a much about the universe and how it was created. I do still think that Guru Nanak was special...
  10. spnadmin

    The Day Religious Officers Policed Another Faith In Malaysia

    The day religious officers policed another faith in Malaysia by Jennifer Gomez http://www.themalaysianinsider.com/malaysia/article/the-day-religious-officers-policed-another-faith-in-malaysia What would a Christian and a lawyer of 33 years standing have to do with Islam? In most...
  11. Ishna


    faith <SUP></SUP>/feɪθ/ Show Spelled [feyth] Show IPA noun 1. confidence or trust in a person or thing: faith in another's aility. 2. belief that is not based on proof: He had faith that the hypothesis would be substantiated by fact. 3. belief in God or in the doctrines or teachings of...
  12. spnadmin

    UK UK To Open 8 Sikh 'faith Schools' To Inculcate Tolerance

    UK to open 8 Sikh 'faith schools' to inculcate tolerance Rohan Dua http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/UK-to-open-8-Sikh-faith-schools-to-inculcate-tolerance/articleshow/22830051.cms? MIDDLESEX: Kingsley Hargoeavies, an 11 grade Catholic student, is on his knees as he sifts...
  13. aristotle

    Gursikh Student Conquers Mount Everest

    Guribadat Singh is a 17-year-old mountaineer who successfully climbed Mount Everest on May 21, 2013. He was a part of the seven-member Sanawar Everest Expedition 2013. Singh has scaled two other peaks, during his short but eventful mountaineering career namely the BC Roy Peak and Frey Peak –...
  14. spnadmin

    Faith And Feminism: Palbinder Kaur Shergill

    Faith and Feminism in Quebec, Canada http://ilg2.org/2013/09/06/faith-and-feminism-in-quebec-canada/ Palbinder Kaur Shergill, Canadian litigator, once stood in court and heard opposing counsel argue that lawyers and judges with religious “symbols” such as turbans should not be permitted...
  15. C

    A Shabad By Guru Amar Das Ji To Inspire Us To Seek, To Explore, To Push The Boundaries Of Faith, Tru

    Such A Wondrous Shabad by Guru Ji, so many jewels that one can contemplate on. If this Shabad doesn't inspire and get a person to seek the truth, i don't know what would :) I have highlighted many things in the shabad that stick out for me...things i enjoy seeking through my Simran, things i...
  16. Tejwant Singh

    Sikh Coalition Introduction To The Sikh Coalition's Advocacy Work

    Introduction to the Sikh Coalition's Advocacy Work Introduction to the Sikh Coalition's Advocacy Work - YouTube
  17. spnadmin

    Article Of Faith (View Short Feature By Sonny Singh)

    A 10-minute documentary about activist Sonny Singh and his efforts to combat bias-based school bullying. As a turban-wearing Sikh, Sonny shares his own experiences with bullying and how he has transformed those experiences into motivation to fight for change. Winner of the 2011 Media that...
  18. manbir

    Sikhism Women Liberation ~ Through The Prism Of Sikh Faith

    Women Liberation ~ Through The Prism Of Sikh Faith http://gurmatgiangroup.com/women-liberation-through-the-prism-of-sikh-faith/ http://gurmatgiangroup.com/women-liberation-through-the-prism-of-sikh-faith/
  19. jasbirkaleka

    Atheism Perils Of Blind Faith

    Last week, a family of eight committed mass suicide in a small town near Jaipur, in Rajasthan. The family consisted of an aged woman, her two sons,one daughter in law and her grand-children,the youngest being about 10 yrs. The tragedy was video graphed by the head of the family,who,by...
  20. Harkiran Kaur

    A Conscious Creator In Sikhi And Other Faith Traditions?

    A conscious creator in Sikhi? I have noticed on here in recent times that some people claim to be Sikh and yet do not believe in a conscious creator, but instead personally interpret Gurbani to be instruction on how to live in harmony with nature / creation and compare Sikhi to Athiesm. But...