Significance of Contemporary Persian Sources Relating to Guru Gobind Singh
Dr Kirpal Singh
Persian was the court language when the Sikh Gurus gave their sermons. It is therefore very significant that the contemporary Persian sources...
The Meaning of Akal Takhat
Professor Darshan Singh, posted November 27, 2013
In his kathaa at the Sikh Gurdwara, DC, during Guru Hargobind Singh’s gurpurab celebration on July 7, Professor Darshan Singh said the Akal Takhat is a place where the suchaa paathishah is supposed to sit, but...
SIKHS LIVING IN STATES OTHER THAN PUNJAB
Dr HarcharanSingh Josh
The Sikhs are one of the five religious communities of India which have been notified as Minority Communities under Section 2(c) of the National Commission for...
Sat Sri Akal everyone,
some of you may recall my first thread on this forum in which I got the impression that most, if not all of you, reject the concepts of miracles in Sikhism. Indeed, I have been reading other threads on this site in which members say that they like Sikhism because it is...
Baba Farid and the Sikh Gurus in Sri Guru Granth Sahib
One of the main reasons for Farid’s success lies in his use of local dialect, Multani Punjabi (Lehndi) to reach out to common masses, says Pashaura Singh. He composed his...
'In 1960s, devotee brought Guru Granth Sahib from Kartarpur'
Pilgrims get glimpse of handwritten Guru Granth Sahib in Kathmandu
Seminar on finalization of Sri Guru Granth Sahib inaugurates at GNDU
SGPC seeks stern action against those hurting Sikh religious...
Washington, Nov 16 (IANS) President Barack Obama has greeted "Sikh friends" around the world on the birth anniversary of Sikhism's founder Guru Nanak saying Sikh values of pluralism were also "central to who we are as Americans."
"This sacred time is an occasion to reflect on Guru Nanak's...
At Sikh Philosophy Network Parkash Guru Nanak Dev ji is remembered on April 14 per the Nanakshai Calendar (Purewal, 2003).
To those of you who celebrate on this day, November 15 2013, Sikh Philosophy Network wishes you a deeply spiritual and blessed moment in remembrance of a great...
This shabad is from sri Raag, and was composed by Guru Amardas ji, on Ang 34. The translation is by Dr. Sant Singh Khalsa.
There is a curious translation question to consider. Would Waheguru "curse" any part of his creation? Yet, the translation of this tuk says some are cursed.
Dawn to dusk
The indefatigable Khushwant Singh has come out with a book of translated prayers from the Granth Sahib
For a man who consistently declares himself an agnostic, Khushwant Singh dwells...
The Second Annual Conference on Sri Guru Granth Sahib
San Jose, California
September 14, 2013
On September 14th, 2013, over a full 9-hour day, ten speakers and an audience of a hundred celebrated the day in 1604 that the Adi Granth (that became the Guru Granth Sahib in 1708) was first...
Gurgaddi Diwas Sri Guru Granth Sahib ji
BOUNDLESS SCRIPTURE OF GURU GRANTH SAHIB
spnadmin note: This article was written by Bhai Harbans Lal in commemoration of the 300th anniversary of SGGS; therefore, you will read some sentences speaking about the future, i.e., 2008.
Today commemorates the Parkash Diwas of the 4th Guru, Guru Ramdas ji. Please enjoy this wonderful commemoration shared with the sangat worldwide by Sikhs Helping Sikhs.
Dear Members of Sikh Community,
Wishing you all a Happy Gurpurab of Guru Ram Das Ji!
Is this not a miraculous...
Panja Sahib Hand Print
Sat Sri Akal
Something is bothering me with this question. Can anyone please share some insights on the claims that guru Nanak hand print is embedded in the stone, what is the story behind it. Is it possible without Devine intervention?
Anyone been there to...
Urdu version of Guru Granth Sahib in 2 years
Amaninder Pal Sharma,
PATIALA: To disseminate principles and philosophy of the Sikh religion among Urdu-speaking population of the world...
Anxious over the incessant incidents of desecration of Sri Guru Granth Sahib in various cities of Sindh in the past five months, the Sikhs of Pakistan have decided to identify the miscreants responsible for the incidents and persuade them to mend their ways or face legal action.
Sikhs Want Guru’s Portraits Removed from Hollywood Bar
By Sunita Sohrabji
The Maharaja Room at Pikey Café in Hollywood, Calif., currently has several portraits of Guru Gobind Singh on its...
Image of Sikh first responder, Satpal Singh Shipra,
from https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=572208986172428&id=451090341617627& set=a.451278254932169.103020.451090341617627&sourc e=46&refid=17
Satpal Singh Shipra was among first responders at Whitegate Mall. Service to humanity was...
Back on the street: Sunita Naik in the salwar kameez that was gifted to her by the gurdwara, upon her return to the pavement near it
A month after finding new home, ex-editor back on pavement
Mumbai: Nearly a month after Sunita Naik and her ageing Pomeranian Sashi found a new home with...