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  1. Ishna

    Learn Punjabi A Guru Nanak Glossary By Christopher Shackle

    Sat Sri Akaal Has anyone seen this book A Guru Nanak Glossary by Christopher Shackle? Is it any good? I'm thinking of buying it but it's proving a bit tricky. I don't want to go to a lot of effort if it's not worth it. Many thanks
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    Learn Punjabi Illustrated Gurmukhi Glossary With Phonetic English Spellings

    Gurmukhi Word Picture Dictionary With Phonetic English Equivalents By Sukhmandir Khalsa, About.com Guide Gurmukhi is the Sikh language of prayer in which the Guru Granth Sahib, Sikhism's holy scripture is written. Sikhism requires a fundamental understanding of scripture and texts which...
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    Indian Dhun: Glossary Of Indian Musical Terms

    This is forwarded by Gyani Jarnail Singh Arshi ji. There is much more at the site: http://indiandhun.com/indian-musical-terms.html A sampler for now. Akar : The singing of melody using the vowel sound aa. It can be sung with rhythm as improvisation or without rhythm in alap form...
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    General Mini Glossary Of Adi Guru Granth Sahib

    MINI GLOSSARY OF AGGS Ik Oankar -ੴ- The only one Sublime Akal Purkh, who is self-manifested. Satgur Prasad – ਸਤਿਗੁਰ ਪ੍ਸਾਦਿ- True-Guru’s Grace. A. Aadat-ਆਦਿਤ-Sunday. Aahar-ਆਹਰ-Effort/attempt Aakee-ਆਕੀ-Rebels Aakul-ਆਕੁਲ-Casteless. Aalawant-ਆਲਾਵੌਤ-Temple,Priest. Aath-ਆਥਿ-Mammon...
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    Questions About Sikhi

    I am just beginning to learn about Sikhism. I have read a little bit at websites. I have read an overview of the history of Sikhs. I learned about the panj kakar symbols and the kanda symbol. I learned about the panj dokh (vices) and the panj (weapons) But I am somewhat confused about Simran...
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    Glossary Of Sikhi Terms

    Glossary of Sikhism Adi Granth ("the primal book") The Sikh sacred text, also known as the Guru Granth Sahib. Adiguru ("original teacher") God. amrit ("immortal" or "undying") Holy, sweetened water used for initiation into the Khalsa. Amritsar ("Lake of Immortality") Pool of water...
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    Introducing New Feature - Interactive Glossary Of Gurmukhi/Punjabi Words

    GurFateh to all, We take immese pleasure in introducing a lovely new way of preseting glossary to you. The meanings of sikh terms and also other general terms would be available by simple hovering the mouse over those terms. To get the grove of the facility, following are some of the examples...
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    Sikhism Glossary

    AAA Adi Granth Adi means first, Adi Granth is the first edition of the Guru Granth Sahib as was compiled by Guru Arjun in 1604. Akal Purukh It means Timeless One, or The Being Beyond Time and is applied as a name of God. Akhand Path An uniterupted continous reading of the Guru Granth...