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.
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...
This is forwarded by Gyani Jarnail Singh Arshi ji. There is much more at the site:
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
Adi means first, Adi Granth is the first edition of the Guru Granth Sahib as was compiled by Guru Arjun in 1604.
It means Timeless One, or The Being Beyond Time and is applied as a name of God.
An uniterupted continous reading of the Guru Granth...