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  1. aristotle

    Controversial Pakistan Sikh Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee Ultimatum To SGPC To Hold Meet On Nanakshahi Calendar

    ATTARI: Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (PSGPC) has issued an ultimatum to Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) to convene a congregation of Sikhs to take a final decision on the controversial Nanakshahi Calendar before the birth anniversary of Guru Ram Das being celebrated...
  2. A

    Ways To Connect To The Guru - Suggestions?

    I have a general question for the sangat... I recently have started a new business and I find myself not having time to actually read Gurbani or go to the Gurdwara as much as I would like to. As a result I'm feeling disconnected from my faith (i.e. Im getting to caught up in everyday...
  3. aristotle

    S Asia Pakistani Sikh Community Protests Against Desecration Of Guru Granth Sahib

    The joint opposition in the Senate had been in the middle of a press conference when the protesters entered the premises by breaking through the gate, despite a heavy contingent of police personnel being present at the location. Taken aback by the demonstration, the senators abandoned the press...
  4. Harkiran Kaur

    Leisure Scary Experience, Waheguru Ji Was With Me

    Not last night, but Monday night (actually early Tuesday morning) at 1:00 am the fire alarm went off in my apartment building. Our building has been having false alarms lately, so I got up and got dressed leisurely... not quickly by any means. I got my pet ferret into his carrier, though I...
  5. A

    Gurus Adjectives To Describe Guru Gobind Singh Ji

    I hope you'll all humor me and join in by listing some adjectives (single words), which describe the qualities of the 10th King to you. A few that come to mind, to get started: Valiant Indomitable Forgiving Loving Hero Noble Honorable Enlightened Savior King...
  6. aristotle

    Gurus When Guru Gobind Singh Ji Played Hockey (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ)

    ਜਦੋਂ ਦਸਮੇਸ਼ ਪਿਤਾ ਨੇ ਹਾਕੀ ਖੇਡੀ ਤੇ ਹੱਥ ਸਜਾਇਆ ਬਾਜ਼ (ਇਕਬਾਲ ਸਿੰਘ ਸਰੋਆ) ਪੁਰਾਣੇ ਸਮੇਂ ਵਿੱਚ ਪੇਂਡੂ ਖੇਡਾਂ ਜਿਵੇਂ ਖਿੱਦੋ-ਖੂੰਡੀ, ਰੱਸਾਕਸ਼ੀ, ਮੱਲਯੁੱਧ, ਕੋਟਲਾ-ਛਪਾਕੀ, ਰੱਸੀ-ਟੱਪਾ, ਲੁਕਣਮੀਟੀ ਆਦਿ ਸਭ ਧਰਮਾਂ ਦੇ ਸਾਂਝੇ ਸੱਭਿਆਚਾਰ ਦਾ ਅਨਿੱਖੜਵਾਂ ਅੰਗ ਸਨ। ਇਨ੍ਹਾਂ ਤੋਂ ਇਲਾਵਾ ਪਾਲਤੂ ਪੰਛੀਆਂ ਅਤੇ ਪਸ਼ੂਆਂ ਦੇ ਆਪਸੀ ਮੁਕਾਬਲੇ ਜਿਵੇਂ ਬਾਜ਼ ਨੂੰ ਬਾਜ਼...
  7. Ishna

    How Do You Serve The Guru?

    The theme of serving the Guru is repeated many times throughout Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji, but just what does that mean? Does it mean waving the chaur sahib above the Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji, and dutifully doing prakash of it day after day? But the physical body of the scripture is not the...
  8. Ishna

    Coinage Guru Nanak Coin?

    Member Davinder Singh Chhatwal Ji asks: Photos are attached if any members are able to assist. Thanks
  9. Taranjeet singh

    Gurus The Martyrdom Of Guru Arjan Dev Ji – The Light Of The World

    Guru Arjan Dev ji was the fifth Guru of the Sikhs. He built the Harimandir Sahib, he complied the Adi Granth and he composed heavenly Gurbani that opens our hearts. Gurdas ji wrote that what ever you say about Guru Arjan Dev ji, it would not be enough. Words will never describe the majesty...
  10. H

    UK Maharaja Ranjit Singh Listening To The Holy Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji Jee

    Today on my Khalsabook account, I received this attached picture of Maharaja Ranjit Singh listening to the holy scripture. One thing I could not understand was, that how a Gursikh of Ranjit Singh's calibre could himself sit under a canopy (Chandoa) and Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji jee does not...
  11. linzer

    Sakhis Satguru Nanak Sahib In "Tal Heal" Or "Tula Valley Of Mexico"

    Has anyone seen this Site? http://satguru.weebly.com/satguru-nanak-sahib-in-tula-valley-of-mexico.html The Tula Valley is in the state that I live about 30 kilometers away . This article was sent to me by a Pujabi friend here in Mexico. He is all excited I and I don't know how to tell him that...
  12. Taranjeet singh

    Message Of Guru Granth Sahib

    The Message of Guru Granth Sahib Kharak Singh To sum up the message of Guru Granth Sahib is an impossible task. It is a unique religious scripture, which embodies not only the revolutionary thought process initiated by Guru Nanak and followed by his successor Gurus, but also the wisdom...
  13. spnadmin

    Ethics And Sri Guru Granth Sahib

    Sangat ji Respected forum member Ambarsaria ji requested I begin a thread on the matter ethics and Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji. Can we ponder whether "Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji guides us towards absolute truths and practical ways to recognize our variances and also find ways to clarify and always...
  14. Ambarsaria

    Are We Guided Towards Monogamy In Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji!

    Just curious as cases of divorce, extra-marital affairs, homosexuality and lesbianism, etc., are as much part of Sikh families as any other community. Rather than throw the book at people perhaps a dialog would help in understanding provided by our Guru in Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji. Let us...
  15. spnadmin

    Gurus Parkash Diwas Guru Gobind Singh - January 5

    Excerpt from "Guru Gobind Singh’s Ideal of Khalsa Commonwealth: A continuum of basic Philosophy" 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...
  16. Taranjeet singh

    Raga Wise Authorship Of Sri Guru Granth

    I have posted post on structure and layout of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji. Im giving below the Raga wise classification of Authorship. Hope it shall be use ful. Guru Nanak, Japuji, pg. 1 to 8 Guru Nanak, Guru Ram Das, Guru Arjan, Rahiras, pg. 8 to 12 Guru Nanak, Guru Ram Das, Guru Arjan, Kirtan...
  17. spnadmin

    Gurus Guru Gobind Singh’s Concept Of Alternative Community

    Guru Gobind Singh’s Concept of Alternative Community Dr J Jayan http://sikhinstitute.org/jan_2011/6-jjayan.html Guru Gobind Singh’s philosophy creates the dynamic spirit in the Sikh community. He changes the existing social norms on the basis of moral values and he empowers the people...
  18. Ishna

    Shabad, Naam, Amrit, Hukam, Guru - Are They Synonyms?

    I was reading T. Singh Ji's article The Guru: Meaning and Business of the Guru (available here), when I came upon this paragraph: As discussed in detail in Part 1 of this Reflection, whenever there is a mention of Guru or Satguru in the Gurbani, it points only towards the non-dual Divine...
  19. spnadmin

    India Gurpreet Singh Guri Hans Who Raised Voice Of Political Prisoners During Kabaddi Cup Released From Lu

    Sikh youth who raised voice of political prisoners during Kabaddi cup released from Ludhiana Jail By Parmjit Singh http://www.sikhsiyasat.net/2013/12/21/sikh-youth-who-raised-voice-of-political-prisoners-during-kabaddi-cup-released-from-ludhiana-jail/ Ludhiana, Punjab (December 21...
  20. spnadmin

    Gurus Significance Of Contemporary Persian Sources Relating To Guru Gobind Singh

    Significance of Contemporary Persian Sources Relating to Guru Gobind Singh Dr Kirpal Singh http://www.sikhinstitute.org/apr_2009/7-kirpsi.html Persian was the court language when the Sikh Gurus gave their sermons. It is therefore very significant that the contemporary Persian sources...
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