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  1. sukritkaur

    Jyots In Gurdwaras?

    Gurfateh everyone, So I was at Malton Gurudwara yesterday and after the simran programme ended I noticed a diva type thing in the corner of the Gurdwara and I saw one individual even put his hands above the flame and then swipe it over his head. I was just wondering what does keeping a flame...
  2. spnadmin

    India Akal Takht's Directive To Gurdwaras

    AMRITSAR: Jathedar of Akal Takht Giani Gurbachan Singh has directed management committees of all the gurdwaras not to let them unattended at anytime of the day or night. The directions were issued by Sikh high priest on Friday after some unidentified persons stole five saroops of Sri Guru...
  3. spnadmin

    UK UK Riots: Gurdwaras In Danger

    11 PM Tuesday BST – Sikhs are being arrested by the police for carrying exposed ‘Sri Sahibs’. Arrests have been made in Handsworth. Image: Sangat outside Gurdwara Singh Sabha, Park Ave., Southall, London LONDON (August 9, 2011)–There have been reports of continued riots, including...
  4. spnadmin

    India Need To Check Mushrooming Growth Of Gurdwaras: Akal Takht Jathedar

    AMRITSAR: Perturbed over the mushrooming growth of gurdwaras abroad, which many a times causes embarrassment to the community, jathedar of Akal Takht has warned of stern religious action against persons constructing gurdwaras without the approval of Akal Takht. "Majority of gurdwaras abroad...
  5. S

    Jhatka In Gurdwaras

    Waheguruji ka Khalsa Waheguruji ki Fateh, Many times a goat is slaughterd in Gurdwara permises in Hazur Saheb and the head of the poor goat is carried in a bata in side the main gurdwara and with the blood of the goat the tilak is applied to the Shastrs of Sri Guru Gobind Singhji. Is...
  6. spnadmin

    Sikhism Leafing Through History; Sacred Gurdwaras Named For Trees

    Review by Parul Bajaj Tags : Damanbir Singh, IAS officer, Sikh religion, Tryst With Trees It was a pilgrimage of sorts, one that took Damanbir Singh Jaspal, a senior Punjab IAS officer, eminent scholar and academician, more than three years to complete. It was a journey that required both...
  7. spnadmin

    News Defective Birs Of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Distributed To SGPC Gurdwaras (ਸਿੱਖ ਵੀਕਲੀ)

    Two full articles on this subject. http://www.sikhweekly.com/Page%209.htm http://www.sikhweekly.com/Page%208.htm
  8. spnadmin

    1984 Anti-Sikh Pogrom Nine Gurdwaras Razed In 1984 Not Reconstructed, Say Sikh Organizations

    Nine gurdwaras razed in 1984 not reconstructed, say Sikh organisations The All India Sikh Students' Federation (AISSF) and the Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) have claimed to have identified at least nine sites in Delhi where gurdwaras were not reconstructed after they were razed by mobs during...
  9. K

    Wheelchair Not Allowed In Gurdwaras?

    Recently ,i attended a family Akhand Path at Gurdwara Naank Parkash -Harnall Lane coventry. i was shocked to see a bright bold sign outside of the main prayer hall saying "WHEELCHAIR NOT ALLOWED " i found this sign very upsetting and disturbing, let me explain , i am a independant wheelchair...
  10. findingmyway

    Heritage Saving Gurdwaras In Pakistan

    Written by an anonymous author. Wahe Guru Ji Ka Khalsa Wahe Guru Ji Ki Fateh. I wish to share a concern that has evolved with the developments that are taking place in Pakistan in the last few years and their effects on Sikh historical sites. Since the partition of India and the creation of...
  11. spnadmin

    Controversial Most American Gurdwaras Will Not Follow New Nanakshahi Calendar

    Most American Gurdwaras Will Not Follow New Nanakshahi Calendar By Anju Kaur, SikhNN staff writer, Washington Bureau Posted: Friday, February 18, 2011 | 12:11 pm Reporting from Washington - American gurdwaras representatives formally declared that they will not institute changes made last year...
  12. spnadmin

    B’desh Gurdwaras A Picture Of Neglect

    B’desh gurdwaras a picture of neglect Perneet Singh/TNS Amritsar, December 14 With the return of a 58-member Sikh jatha from Bangladesh, the deplorable state of historic gurdwaras there has come to the fore. A report in this regard will soon be submitted to the SGPC. Narrating the...
  13. Archived_Member16

    Controversial Gurdwaras 'Breaking The Sikh Code' On Meat And Alcohol

    Temples 'breaking the Sikh code' on meat and alcohol By Aftab Gulzar BBC Asian Network Some gurdwaras in the UK are going against their religion by serving meat and alcohol on their premises, according to an association of Sikh followers. The UK Sangat, an association of Sikh followers...
  14. K

    Many Punjab Women Entering Greece Illegally, Say Gurdwaras

    http://www.mynews.in/News/many_punjab_women_entering_greece_illegally_say_gurdwaras_N111701.html Many Punjab women entering Greece illegally, say gurdwaras Jalandhar: Many young women from Punjab in search of jobs abroad end up illegally in Greece, where they are forced into the flesh...
  15. Admin

    Events Sikh Gurdwaras Act - 1925

    Legislation passed by the Punjab Legislative Council which marked the culmination of the struggle of the Sikh people from 1920-1925 to wrest control of their places of worship from the mahants or priests into whose hands they had passed during the eighteenth century when the Khalsa were driven...
  16. Archived_Member16

    Controversial Inter-Religious Marriages In Gurdwaras

    Inter-religious marriages in Gurdwaras Sikh Reht Maryada THE CODE OF SIKH CONDUCT AND CONVENTIONS http://www.sgpc.net/sikhism/anand-sanskar.asp Anand Sanskar : (Sikh Matrimonial Ceremony and Conventions) (b) A Sikh's daughter must be married to a Sikh. (k) Persons professing faiths...
  17. Tejwant Singh

    Controversial 20 Gurdwaras Including Rara Sahib In SGPC's Control

    20 more gurdwaras including Rara Sahib in SGPC's control http://epaper. hindustantimes. com/ArticleText. aspx?article= 11_04_2010_ 002_006&kword=&mode=1 Through a special notification...
  18. spnadmin

    Better Facilities At Gurdwaras For Sikh Pilgrims Assured (Islamabad)

    Better Facilities for Pilgrims at Sikh Gurdwaras Assured Better Facilities for Pilgrims at Sikh Gurdwaras Assured 22 March 2010, ISLAMABAD — The federal government...
  19. spnadmin

    Scores Of Gurdwaras Endorse AGPC Resolutions Slamming Bhai Bittu's Arrest

    Scores of Gurdwaras endorse AGPC resolutions slamming Bhai Bittu's arrest WSN Network NEW YORK: American Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee has taken serious exception to the conduct of the Akali...
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