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  1. TheSikhRenaissance

    Who was the real Guru Nanak? Why not take a look at Gurbani?

    Who was the real Guru Nanak? A hyper-liberal pacifist? A renunciative Buddha-like Saint? A Vedic sage? Some Pooran Tam Avatar? Or was he something radically different? We are joined by Professor Balwant Singh Dhillon (GNDU) to seek out Baba Nanak's own testimony as to who he was within the Guru...
  2. TheSikhRenaissance

    The True History of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur based on Contemporary Sources.

    We had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Balwant Singh Ji Dhillon of GNDU who spent 20 years clearing up Baba Banda Singh Ji Bahadur's name using contemporary/primary sources. Dr. Dhillon, in a career spanning three decades, has unearthed numerous primary sources in Sikh history and lent new...
  3. Parkash Dihara Guru Gobind Singh

    Parkash Dihara Guru Gobind Singh

    Dr Karminder Singh speaks on Guru Gobind Singh's 1708 command pertaining to Guru Maniyo Granth.
  4. IJSingh

    Sikhi Guru Gobind Singh: The Man Non-pareil

    I have often spoken about Guru Gobind Singh as a man without parallel. Many Sikhs take umbrage at that. The Guru was divine, they insist, not mortal. But in his lifetime, his own Sikhs honored him as Mard Agamra, meaning a peerless man. Most religions have one Founder-Prophet who teaches a way...
  5. IJSingh

    Opinion Guru Gobind Singh: The Man Non-Pareil

    I have often spoken about Guru Gobind Singh as a man without parallel. Many Sikhs take umbrage at that. The Guru was divine, they insist, not mortal. But in his lifetime, his own Sikhs honored him as Mard Agamra, meaning a peerless man. Most religions have one Founder-Prophet who teaches a way...
  6. Sikh History Vol 9,  Guru Gobind Singh

    Sikh History Vol 9, Guru Gobind Singh

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BSbmt81KtKI Sikh History Vol 9 Guru Gobind Singh Sahib by: Dr Harjinder Singh Dilgeer
  7. Admin

    Sahibe Kamaal Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji by Daulat Rai 2016-05-05

    Guru Gobind Singh figures in world history as a great leader of men, a versatile genius of the highest order, a God-man and mystic par excellence, a redoubtable warrior and adept strategist, a fearless revolutionary, a classical Hero of Carlylian description, a powerful poet and patron of poets...
  8. Admin

    Sikhism Guru Gobind Singh’s Ideal Of Khalsa Commonwealth: A Continuum Of Basic Philosophy

    Excerpt from "Guru Gobind Singh’s Ideal of Khalsa Commonwealth: A continuum of basic Philosophy" by Khushwant Singh First published in The Sikh Review: April 1981. First and foremost, we must never forget that Guru Gobind Singh did not change the religion preached by the preceding nine Gurus...
  9. Admin

    Sikh Poet Bhai Nand Lal – 'Goya' - Sikh Poet In The Court Of Guru Gobind Singh Ji

    A Persian poem by Diwân-e-Goya – Bhai Nand Lal Goya (1633-1713) born in Ghazni, Afghanistan. Persian is so called because it originated from Persis (Pars) with the advent of the Achaemenid Empire, hence the name Persian (Parsi or Farsi). It is primarily spoken in Iran, Afghanistan (officially...
  10. IJSingh

    Opinion Beyond Chamkaur: Wars, Battles & Memories

    Around us the world, particularly the Christians are busier than a bee celebrating Christmas. These are intriguing times for Sikhs across the globe as well. We celebrate the 350th anniversary of the birth of the Tenth Master, Guru Gobind Singh whose stewardship of the then 200 years old Sikh...
  11. Admin

    Gurus Commemorating The Painting Of Guru Gobind Singh Ji By Bhagat Singh Bedi

    Theme: Dashmesh Pita - Guru Gobind Singh ji - In this painting, Dashmesh Pita reflects Akal Purakh's light, the way the moon reflects the sun, and when we bathe in Guru Sahib's warmth, we become warm ourselves. To purchase a print, message me now or order online here -...
  12. Admin

    Events 40 Mukte | 40 Immortals Of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji Vs 10 Lac Huge Army

    Never heard, Never thought, Never imagined..Is that possible? 40 brave men taking head on fight with a huge army of 10 lac people and emerging victorious! But who were these 40 men Im talking about? These 40 were sikhs who fought under the leadership of 10th sikh Guru Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji...
  13. IJSingh

    History And Her-story

    History and Her-Story by I.J. SINGH Our local gurdwara has spawned a nascent and energetic Sikh Women's Association. Recently, they hosted a program to celebrate the life of Mata Sahib Kaur. For those on unfamiliar territory, Sahib Kaur, nee Sahib Devan, had a brief but telling part to play...
  14. IJSingh

    Sikhism Badshah Darvesh: Guru Gobind Singh As Bhai Nand Lal Saw Him

    BADSHAH DARVESH: Guru Gobind Singh as Bhai Nand Lal saw him. 2013. Translated by Gyani Gurbax Singh Gulshan, 213 Pages. ISBN 978-0-9575859-0-4. Khalsa Parcharak Jatha (Barking, Essex, UK). Available from: Singh Bros, Amritsar, India. Price Rs 200/Pounds 6. 00/US$10.00. I.J. Singh Readers...
  15. aristotle

    India Fake Encounter Specialist Cop Quits, Quotes Guru Gobind Singh Sahib In His Resignation Letter

    Suspended Gujarat police officer D.G. Vanzara has quit the IPS after alleging that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and former minister of state for home Amit Shah were also to blame for “encounter deaths” in Gujarat that have kept him and 31 other officers in jail for years. Vanzara said...
  16. spnadmin

    Sikhism Sarna's New Muse: 111 Verses Of Zafarnama In English

    Sarna's new muse: 111 verses of Zafarnama in English New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Diplomat-author Navtej Sarna has always felt a creative kinship with exiles. This time round, he has penned an English translation of Zafarnama - 111 spiritually resonant Persian verses of impassioned plea for...
  17. spnadmin

    India Kalgi Not Authentic, Declares SGPC

    It was amid great fanfare that a kalgi (plume) believed to have been worn by Guru Gobind Singh was received by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) a year a half ago. That kalgi, under the scanner from the day it was brought from the UK, has now formally been declared unauthentic...
  18. Admin

    Gurus The Gurus In Murals

    The representation of the Gurus, particularly Guru Nanak and Guru Gobind Singh, constitutes a major part of the themes in murals of Sikh art, writes Kanwarjit Singh Kang ABOUT wall paintings in ancient Punjab, we have no evidence that has survived. Percy Brown spoke of the possibility of...
  19. Admin

    Ganga Sagar: History, Mystery, Legend, Devotion

    Ganga Sagar: History, Mystery, Legend, Devotion by MANPREET KAUR SINGH The human psyche has a unique fascination for tradition and history, whether oral or written. But nothing is more evocative than tactile history - when a tangible object revered by tradition and talked about in history...
  20. IJSingh

    Gurus Guru Gobind Singh Ji - The Man For All Seasons

    The Man For All Seasons by I.J. SINGH The Sikhs have some remarkably different and contradictory ways of looking at their Gurus. Their religion says that God is free from the cycle of human birth, hence is never born nor dies. We also...