What is Gurmat?
Gurmat means Guru’s wisdom or a proposed way to realize truth.
Gurmat does not mean Guru’s order, declaration, or commandment.
Gurmat is a way (Panth) for the seeker (Sikh) to realize the truth, and not a pre-paved concrete pathway to adhere. Just as a seeker has to search, a...
To The Sounds Of Anandpur By Bahadur Singh
Sunday, February 22, 2004 - 01:31 PM EST
There is this somehow strange idea going through peoples' minds that keertan with harmonium or vaja is allowed and that it is the normal form of keertan.
There is also this other idea that devotion is more...
The Sikh nation has many instruments which where played during and by the ten Sikh guru's and have recently begun to disappear. Unfortunately there is very little knowledge today of these instruments and what they look like let alone knowledge of Raag. Guruu Granth Sahib Jee is set out in Raags...
Taken from website http://www.whyichosesikhism.com
Nothing Like Gurmat
When I hear this question 'How did you come into Sikhi?'I find it cannot so casually be answered. In retrospect, I know it was predestined in this life. Gurusahib put me on this path despite great obstacles I had to face...
Gurmat Sangeet Maryada
The documenting of an oral tradition Hopkinton, February 1, 2005
What they undertook to do
They brought to pass;
All things hang like a drop of dew
Upon a blade of grass.
Gratitude To The Unknown Instructors by William Butler Yeats
[This article is dedicated to those...
hukmY AMdir sBu ko bwhir hukm n koie ]
Everyone is subject to His Command; no one is beyond His Command.
We cannot escape God's Will.
Awpy bIij Awpy hI Kwhu ]
You shall harvest what you plant.
Our actions determine our future.
We have free will up to an extent...
The very answer to the question "What is Simran?" depends on the answer to the question "What is Mukti?", for the destination and path are correlated.
If Mukti is an internal mystical union with God, then the path of repetition should help. Jewish mystics are known to succeed with their...
First Gurmat Awards for Sikh scholars
Chandigarh Newsline, India - 7 hours ago
Dr. Manmohan Sehgal of Patiala, who translated Guru Granth Saheb into Hindi, and Dr.Kharak Singh, another Sikh scholar, will be conferred the first...
Gurmat Khalsa Chetna March a big draw
Indian Express, India - 5 hours ago
... Speaking on the occasion, Bibi Jagir Kaur said, ‘‘Some people are trying to belittle the Sikh community. Because of this Sikh ...
WAHEGURU JI KA KHALSA WAHEGURU JI KI FATEH.
Appended herewith is an article by Singh Ji Kirpal Singh of USA on how we can get rid of Brahmnawaad/Bipparwaad Practises which ahve crept into Sikhi/Gurmatt.
Date: Poh 10, 536 NS (Nanakshahi)
Brahminwaad How to kick it out...
Nirgun Sargun Ik Hai” = the Formless and the forms Is One. This teaching is the basis for the perspective that all matter is holy and indeed, in a state-of-being conscious. Matter includes the solar systems, the earth, and us. For, “Water, wind, fire sing to You…Sing continents, worlds, and...
If you go to the Golden Temple one of the most interesting things you will observe are some Tibetan pilgrims who come to pray there, bowing down at each of their steps. These people are Buddhists who may belong to one of the numerous sects of Tibetan Buddhism, who regard Guru Nanak as Guru...
As we have seen Gurmat is universal mystical revolution. Hinduism is hard to pin down but there are certain fundamental beliefs focusing around a national-political project which has been active in India since the Aryan invasion three and a half thousand years ago. But whereas the western Aryan...
Both faiths recognise the Oneness of God and regard it as human duty to follow what they describe as the hukm, the Divine Will. However, they differ on the content of this hukm. For Muslims, it can be derived from the Holy Koran, the hadith of the Prophet Muhammed (Peace Be Upon Him), the...
Unless you can see Christ in me, you are failing as a Christian.
Unless I see Guru in you I am failing as a Sikh.
Jesus says that as you have treated the least of people, so you have treated me (Matthew 25:40).
Guru Gobind Singh asked the disciple Bhai Kannaya why he was providing water to...