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  1. seekingsikhi

    Christian Hymns And Sikh Doctorine

    Vaheguru ji ka khalsa Vaheguru ji ki fateh Sangat ji, My gurmukhi is coming along well, but I'm left with a longing. I can sing and say kirtan and shabads well enough for the length of time I've been learning, but at this point I do not know enough Punjabi (to say nothing of any of the other...
  2. aristotle

    At 10, Jamshedpur Girl Teaches Gurmukhi

    JAMSHEDPUR: Age is no bar to become a master. Harjot Kaur, all of 10, is a standing example of this axiom. The Jamshedpur girl has not only attained proficiency in Gurmukhi but also turned teacher for students much elder to her. Every afternoon, after returning from school, Harjot rushes with...
  3. A

    Learn Punjabi Gurmukhi And Pronouns

    I'm currently reading "An introduction to the Sacred Language of the Sikhs". Im on page 20, lesson one and its going over basic pronouns. Firstly can anyone vouch for this book as a good way to learning punjabi well enough to start reading Japji Sahib? Secondly the section about pronouns...
  4. J

    Learn Punjabi Gurmukhi Script Variant Called Punjabi Script Or?

    When some people from Punjab, India say they write in Punjabi and I ask them if they write in Gurmukhi and they say, "no, I write in Punjabi". What exactly are they saying? I ask them if it was the same as Gurmukhi and they said no. They said the spelling is different. When I have seen the...
  5. Harkiran Kaur

    Learn Punjabi A Great App For Learning Gurmukhi And Some Basic Vocabulary

    This is an Android App. IT's only 1.98 so you can't expect a whole lot of vocabulary, but it does have a lot of basic vocabulary like numbers, greetings, basic questions etc. But the reason I like it is the interface for learning Gurmukhi! I can actually now recognize quite a few letters, and...
  6. Chaan Pardesi

    Learn Punjabi The Creation Of Gurmukhi Alphabets

    THE CREATION OF GURMUKHI ALPHABETS--PART ONE The Gurmukhi alphabets are one of the more common alphabets [letters, script] that originated in the Punjab. The Gurmukhi alphabets fall into the semi-alphabetic group of letterings.They contain the three components necessary in a phonetic...
  7. namjiwankaur

    Gurmukhi >>> English (literal Translation)

    Sat Nam I am wondering if there is a website which has a tool to help me know the literal translation of the Gurmukhi & Romanized transliteration into English for Sri Guru Granth Sahib and/or Nitnem, popular shabads, etc.. A literal word for word translation would help me a lot in learning...
  8. BlazinSikh

    I Want To Learn Gurmukhi And Punjabi

    Hey brothers and sister, Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Waheguru ji Ke Fateh does anyone know any good sites, books or videos which would be usefull for me to use in order to learn and understand punjabi and gurmukhi. Thank you
  9. Ishna

    Learn Punjabi Gurmukhi Calligraphy

    Does Punjab have a tradition of decorative Gurmukhi text, like calligraphy to Roman script? Google searches are finding mainly modern Gurmukhi artwork but examples of some more traditional decorative lettering would be appreciated (if available). Waheguru ji ki fateh.
  10. TigerStyleZ

    Learn Punjabi Looking For A Few Good Links To Learn Gurmukhi

    Somebody knew a few other sites? I need to improove my vocabulary, writing and reading isnt that big problem.. I teached myself. Any online Sites for Gurmukhi Vocabulary? Thanks :D
  11. spnadmin

    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...
  12. H

    Promotion And Preservation Of Gurmukhi Script

    Sat sri akal, I am a student at a reputed design institute in New Delhi, INDIA. As a part of my course I am supposed to do a project on any design related topic or issue. I considered this as an opportunity to study gurmukhi: my mother tongue. My area of focus is the preservation and promotion...
  13. C

    Gurmukhi Script - Question Regarding Origin And Gurbani Writings

    Ssa ji to all, I have a burning question regarding the script of guru Granth sahib and early gurbani. As far as I am aware guru angad ji created/standardised the Gurmukhi script and therefore any writings of gurbani before this would not have been in this script. If this is the correct then...
  14. Admin

    Gurmukhi: The Unique Invention Of Guru Nanak

    by Dr.Kuldip Singh, FRCS Guru Nanak was born with the mandate of revealing a new religious thought and to build up a new nation on the basis of Truth. The Primal Lord wanted Nanak to project a humanitarian and scientific religion, and build a new nation shorn of all hypocrisy and mythology...
  15. Gyani Jarnail Singh

    Damdami Taksaal Maryada In Gurmukhi Script

    sangat ji A link to the full rehat of Damdami Taksaal Maryada (Jatha Mehta Bhindran) can be found in this thread: http://www.sikhphilosophy.net/sanatan-sikhism/26893-comparing-khalsa-rehat-damdami-nihang-nanaskar.html Or at this link with English translation: Damdami Taksaal Online Website...
  16. H

    Bhagats Websites In Gurmukhi Script

    I will be highly obliged if somebody can guide me the websites which are having articles in Gurmukhi script. I have tried on Googles search but unsuccessful, so far.
  17. Admin

    Learn Punjabi Learn Gurmukhi - The Punjabi Alphabets

    YouTube - Gurmukhi - The Punjabi Alphabet 2
  18. spnadmin

    SikhRI My Gurmukhi Khajana: A Gurmat Based Primer

    MY GURMUKHI KHAJANA: A GURMAT BASED PRIMER, compiled by Harliv Kaur, Jasmine Kaur and Harinder Singh; illustrated by Navneet Kaur. Sikh Research Institute, San Antonio, TX, 2007. ISBN-13: 978-1-604411-000-5. ii + 43 pages. Price: $13. This is a lovely children's book, meant to...
  19. spnadmin

    Learn Punjabi My Gurmukhi Khajana: A Gurmat Based Primer

    MY GURMUKHI KHAJANA: A GURMAT BASED PRIMER, compiled by Harliv Kaur, Jasmine Kaur and Harinder Singh; illustrated by Navneet Kaur. Sikh Research Institute, San Antonio, TX, 2007. ISBN-13: 978-1-604411-000-5. ii + 43 pages. Price: $13. This is a lovely children's book, meant to...
  20. spnadmin

    Learn Punjabi Gurmukhi Alphabet, Handwriting, From Billie Grosse The Font-maker

    Handwritten Gurmukhi . . . Now that you know how to write Gurmukhi in a Gurbani style, you can develop your own handwriting. Like handwriting with Roman characters, there are some differences and, like handwriting with Roman characters, they relate...