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    Indian Martial Arts Books

    Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Wahguru Ji Ki Fateh! The following is a list of about a dozen Indian martial arts books I have read so far. Please kindly post the titles and info of any books you know of. Books on Indian martial arts are quite rare and would love to see many more authored. Thanks! The...
  2. aristotle

    Heritage India's Union Sports Ministry To Promote Gatka

    Punjab's indigenous martial art gatka, which is an integral part of the state's heritage, is all set to get a major fillip as the union sports ministry has decided to promote it and take it under its fold. To promote the country's indigenous sports, the ministry has come up with a schemeof...
  3. TroVeCatBui

    Sikhism Sikh Martial Arts Demo In Czek Republic (Gatka)

    Bir Khalsa Group in Slovakia got talent - YouTube!
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    India Its Dashmesh Kalgidhar Gatka Jatha (Hyderabad) Now In Action On Tv

    Waheguru ji ka khalsa waheguru ji ki fateh Almost a year after Bir Khalsa Gatka dal from Taran Taaran created sensation displaying Gatka on national channel COLORS, its now the Dashmesh Kalgidhar Jatha from Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh in action on Zee Telugu. Hyderabad is home to a large sikh...
  5. spnadmin

    Heritage Gatka To Be Recognized At A Higher Level

    Gatka to be recognised on a higher level. at Monday, June 13, 2011 by SATINDER BAINS The School Games Federation of India (SGFI) has incorporated the Indian martial art Gatka as a game in the National school games calendar 2011-12. Besides, the Punjabi University Patiala has also conceded...
  6. spnadmin

    India Girls Storm Into Gatka Territory

    LUDHIANA: Whoever thought gatka (Sikh martial arts) is a boy thing needs to see Gursimran Kaur and Mandeep Kaur in action. On Friday, the sisters -- 12 and 17 years old respectively -- grabbed eyeballs with their stunts at a nagar kirtan that marked the martyrdom day of Guru Arjan Dev, the fifth...
  7. spnadmin

    This Visually Impaired Is Adept At Manouvering Gatka

    This visually impaired is adept at manouvering gatka CHANDIGARH: Once believed to be a male bastion, Gatka— a traditional form of Sikh martial art is also being practiced by the fairer sex now. Determined to learn this form of self-defence, many Punjabi girls are also picking up the art...
  8. spnadmin

    Pacific Sikh Gatka Group Performs In Singapore

    An Indian group performing Gatka, a weapon-based martial art by Sikhs, enthralled the audience by the art of defence at a religious festival held by the Sikh community here. ‘Bir Khalsa Gatka Group' from Punjab's Taran Taran, which has been promoting the Gatka art which originated in the late...
  9. spnadmin

    Heritage Gatka, Shastars And The Museum Of "Shastar Nam Mala"

    An inspiration to many a youngster in the city, this man at is a master of gatka – the Sikh is martial art – besides being equally well versed with the Sikh religion too. Owing to the same, 33 le year-old Jagdish Singh has the honour of training skilled gatka teams and setting up a museum of...
  10. Admin

    Gatka Promotes Violence - A Judge At India's Got Talent

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    Controversial Uneducated Comments By Sajjid Khan On A Commendable Gatka Performance At India's Got Talent Spark Co

    Uneducated Comments by Sajjid Khan on a Commendable Gatka Performance at India's Got Talent Spark Controversy: The exit of a seven-year-old participant from the “India’s Got Talent” reality show after judge Sajid Khan commented that the martial arts dance form he performed was too violent has...
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    General Is Gatka Useful In A Self Defense Situation?

    Gatka always seemed interesting to me, but when I talked to one of my friends who does gatka, it doesn't seem like a realistic fighting style. Nowadays, it is more like a game where opponents attack turn by turn. Even if it was not turn by turn, it seems like it would not be as effective as...
  13. spnadmin

    Sikhism Gatka – Sikh Sword Art Demonstration

    YouTube - G.U.P.T Tribute to Gursikhs YouTube - Little Warrior Playing with two Swords Courtesy Gatka – Sikh Sword Art Demonstration | Sikh Archives
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    Punjab Recognises Gatka As A Sports

    Gatka, a traditional martial art, an Indian Art of self defence, was introduced to India around 4 thousand years ago by the Aryans and is the mother of all martial arts. It is an art by which one becomes extremely graceful and brings dignity, divinity, grace and self defence but it requires...
  15. Admin

    Sikhism Gatka - Blade Battle

    YouTube - Blade Battle YouTube - Blade Battle 2
  16. spnadmin

    Heritage Sikhs In Ireland: Gatka Demonstration At The Festival Of World Cultures

    Sikhs In Ireland: Gatka Demonstration at the Festival of World Cultures September 3, 2009 Dun Laoghaire Festival of world Cultures is Ireland's largest intercultural celebration with hundreds of art and...
  17. Admin

    Sikh News Gatka

    An amazing video on Sikh Martial Art, Gatka YouTube - 1 = 125,000 History of Gatka Gatka is the martial art of the Sikhs and is tied in with the religion Sikhism. It's a weapons-based martial art, which was imparted to the Sikhs in the time of Guru Hargobind Ji (the sixth Guru of the...
  18. Canuck Singh

    Sikh Inspired Fitness Health Gatka Longevity Forum

    See Here: Sikh Fitness Please visit and send comments for this brand new forum set to change the way people approach health and physical training. In today's world preventative health aught to be on your mind if it is not already. Sikhs are expected to take care of their body village, lest...
  19. ISDhillon

    Gatka Training

    Hello, I was thinking alot of sikhs have made yoga especially kundalini a form of professional training to help aid meditaion and relaxation. What do sikhs think of introducing Gatka professionally as a form of exercise for purpose of physical fitness as it improves your hand eye coordination...
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    Gatka Mix Tape Vol. 2 - Now Online

    Vaheguru ji ka khalsa, Vaheguru ji ki fatheh! _/\_ By the kirpa of Guru Granth Sahib ji, the Shaheed Baba Deep Singh Gatka Akhara International, Guru Nanak Academy Surrey Branch, humbly presents: GATKA MIX TAPE VOL. 2 Now available exclusively online at: www.GatkaOnline.com GatkaOnline...