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  1. Dalvinder Singh Grewal

    Importance of Ethics in Sikhism

    Ethics in Sikhism Dr Dalvinder Singh Grewal Prof Emeritus Desh Bhagat University Societies and languages of religions are products of a particular place and time in which they are born and change with passing times. Buddhism, Jainism, Hinduism, Christianity, and other religions have their...
  2. itsmaneet

    Importance Of Chaupai Sahib Ji !

    ੴ ਸਤਿਗੁਰ ਪ੍ਰਸਾਦਿ ॥ One Lord; With the Blessings of the True Guru. ਕਬਯੋ ਬਾਚ ਬੇਨਤੀ ॥ ਚੌਪਈ ॥ Prayer of the poet. Chaupai (type of poetry meter) ਹਮਰੀ ਕਰੋ ਹਾਥ ਦੈ ਰੱਛਾ ॥ ਪੂਰਨ ਹੋਇ ਚਿੱਤ ਕੀ ਇੱਛਾ ॥ Protect me, O Lord with your Hands; may all my heart's desires be fulfilled. ਤਵ ਚਰਨਨ ਮਨ ਰਹੈ...
  3. Astroboy

    Does Sikhism Give Any Direct Importance To Dreams?

    By posing the above question, I am not asking for references about this world being an illusion like a dream. What I really want to know is more to the importance of dreams in Sikhism. It can be your personal experience, if you want to share. Or it can be a reference from scriptures or writings...
  4. Harry Haller

    The Importance Of Sangat To A Social Inadequate

    Gurfatehji I have read time and time again how important sangat is, and to be honest I did not really have any time for what I assumed was the social side of sikhi. I don't really get people on the whole, and do my level best to live my own little life as far away from company as I can. For...
  5. spnadmin

    Importance Of Interfaith Dialogue

    Recently, Mumbai witnessed a unique event, where religious scholars came together and discussed the purpose of having inter-religious talks. In another event, eminent members of the Sikh community spoke about fostering entrepreneurship amongst youth Can people of different faiths co-exist...
  6. spnadmin

    Hinduism The Importance Of Seva And Social Justice For Inner Transformation

    Anju Bhargava Founder, Hindu American Seva Charities On the surface, emphasis in the Hindu and Dharmic (eastern) traditions appears to be primarily on inner self realization. We are encouraged to engage in community service as a transformation practice, sadhana, without personal...
  7. K

    The Importance Of KESH For A Sikh

    The Importance of KESH for a Sikh The birth as a human being is very difficult, before taking birth as a human one has to take birth in 84 lakhs ‘joons’ according to one’s deeds. If someone percives birth as human being he/she has to find a good teacher (guru) to attain eternal happiness...
  8. spnadmin

    India Human Development Of Prime Importance, Says Montek Singh Ahluwalia

    Human development of prime importance, says Montek Singh Ahluwalia Tuesday, Dec 28, 2010, 11:36 IST By Manasi Joshi-Saraf “India is witnessing phenomenal economic growth, but for the overall development of the country, efforts also should be made to improve the human development index,’’...
  9. spnadmin

    Pregnant Woman’s Oral Care Of Utmost Importance To Baby Too

    A new study has said that a pregnant woman’s oral health can have a significant impact on the baby’s health too. Pregnant women can experience gingivitis, pregnancy tumors, and mild to severe gingival enlargement. "Although bleeding and inflammation of the gums has been noted in all...
  10. M

    Importance Of Amrit Questioned

  11. C

    Importance Of Rehat Maryada

    I do apologise for my comment "To use the Rehat Maradya as an example of what the Gurus stood for is a joke.", reflecting on that, I realise that may sound offensive. People have all faiths have written in the Guru Granth Sahib. Kabir, for example, a born Muslim who later joined a Monistic...
  12. B

    Importance Of Beard From Non-sikh Views

    Having a beard is not exclusive to Sikhs for religious purposes and it appears that even the West through other religions has forgotten the importance of hair - Source: Beard - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia :happysingh: Quotations regarding beards "There are two kinds of people in this...
  13. Taranjeet singh

    Importance Of The Teachings Of Sri Guru Granth Sahib In Present Era

    Importance of the Teachings of Sri Guru Granth Sahib in Present Era. EMPHASIS ON USE OF DISCRIMINATING INTELLECT (BABAEK BUDHI) IN GURBNI Prof Devinder Singh Chahal, PhD Institute for Understanding Sikhism 4418 Rue Martin-Plouffe, Laval, Quebec, Canada H7W 5L9 E-mail: Sikhism@canada.com...
  14. Vikram singh

    Sikh News Importance Of Haveli Todar Mal In Sirhind

    By Amandeep Madra Gurdeep Singh Mann writes in the Tribune that the Haveli of Todar Mal is to be restored by the SGPC. This would make it one of the last pieces of Punjab’s Sikh built heritage that is extant and is now in the hands of the body that has been responsible for most the state’s...
  15. T

    Preparation Of Amrit

    It is prepared by the five faithful (Panj Piarae – five beloved of the Guru – those who have taken Amrit). After Ardas (Invocation) sugar cakes (Patasae) are put in an iron bowl, and are dissolved in the water taken preferably from a river or well. Water-taps used to have washers made of hide...
  16. H

    Importance Of Hukamnama - Some Queries

    I request to the learned Gursikh members of the SPN to please clerify the followings. (These points were raised to me in a school meeting with some young Sikh kids but perchance I failed to satisfy them) 1. Why as per the SRM, it is necessary to have Hukum ONLY from the top left shabad of the...
  17. K

    The Importance Of Panth

    In another forum I read this post and I found it quite interesting ------------------------------------------------------------------- During great holocaust near malerkotla, sikhs fighting under the command of Jassa singh ahluwalia were cordoned off by Muslim invaders and were being killed...
  18. G

    Importance Of Hair: Is It Mentioned Anywhere In Sri Guru Granth Sahib?

  19. BhagatSingh

    The Importance Of Cows In Sikhism

    Can't believe no one started this thread or (if they did) I can't believe I didn't find it. Cows are so important in Sikhism, how could anyone miss it??? Well, let me show you. :yes: Click on "view Shabad/Paurhi/Salok" to see line in context of the shabad...
  20. Tejwant Singh

    Oral Traditions- Their Importance And Pitfalls

    Oral traditions are only important if they do not contradict Gurmat. If and when they do, they should be vehemently rejected by the Sikh Panth. It is the Akaal Takhat's duty to do that. Rather than banning tables and chairs in the Langar halls and trying to ban gay marriage in another country...