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  1. M

    Hard Talk Sikhi versus Khalsa

    Wahe Guru Ji Ka Khalsa! Wahe Guru Ji Ki Fateh!! I come from a family of Bandai Sikhs who came to Bombay after Partition in 1947. Growing up in the metropolis I have had the chance to meet and intermingle with Keshadhari Sikhs who have adopted practices that are shunned upon and clean shaven...
  2. R

    Why And How Sikhi Spread Throughout The World?

    Why and how Sikhi spread throught the world in old days? My topic means : how and why several crore people from many Asian regions, all religions and all ideologies became followers of Guru Nanak Dev ji i.e. Guru Nanak Nam Leva, who were later called Sikhs? What was chrishma in Him which...
  3. S

    Hard Talk There's No Such Thing As "sanatan Sikh", The Sooner We Realize The Better For The Kaum

    The hindutva forces, it seems are in full force to subvert sikh identity by mish mashing it with hinduism . Sanatan Sikh - Wikipedia This article says , Sanatan Sikhs are orthodox Sikhs who were sidelined by the "Tat Khalsa" movement of the early 1900s. In doing so , it has demonized Tat...
  4. R

    ਹਿੰਦੂਆਂ ਨੇ ਬਣਾਇਆ ਗੁਰੂ ਨਾਨਕ ਜੀ ਦਾ ਪ੍ਰਕਾਸ਼ ਪੁਰਬ

    ਬਹੁਤ ਹੈਰਾਨੀ ਦੀ ਗੱਲ ਹੈ ਕਿ ਜਿਨ੍ਹਾਂ ਨਾਮਧਾਰੀਆਂ ਨੂੰ ਆਪਾਂ ਸਿੱਖ ਹੀ ਨੀ ਮੰਨਦੇ, ਉਹਨਾਂ ਨਾਮਧਾਰੀਆਂ ਦੇ ਆਗੂ ਬਾਬਾ ਠਾਕੁਰ ਦਲੀਪ ਸਿੰਘ ਨੇ ਪੁਰਵਾਂਚਲ ਭਾਈਚਾਰੇ ਨੂੰ ਪ੍ਰੇਰਨਾ ਦੇ ਕੇ ਉਹਨਾਂ ਹਿੰਦੂਆਂ ਤੋਂ ਗੁਰੂ ਨਾਨਕ ਦੇਵ ਜੀ ਦਾ ਗੁਰਪੁਰਬ ਮਨਵਾਇਆ ਹੈ, ਥਾਂ-ਥਾਂ ਤੇ ਹਿੰਦੂਆਂ ਨੂੰ ਜੋੜ ਕੇ ਸਿੱਖ ਬਨਾਇਆ ਜਾ ਰਿਹਾ ਹੈ, ਅਸੀਂ ਕਿ ਕਰਦੇ ਆ ਅਸੀਂ ਤਾ ਫਿਰ ਵੀ...
  5. G

    Is It A Sin? Uplifting Women And Giving Them Practically Equal Rights In Each Custom And Ritual

    Is it a sin? Uplifting women and giving them practically equal rights in each custom and ritual of Sikh religion Thakur Dalip Namdhari did Amrit Sanchar (Baptise) by Amritdhari women to flourish amritdhari community. is it wrong or right ? Yesterday Akal Takht Sahib has announced that they...
  6. S

    Being Tyaar Bar Tyaar Vs The Environment

    Wjkk wjkf. Is the environment more important to sikhs then to be thyar bar thyar (ready upon ready). Now it is no question every sikh, Whether they are a singh or singhni, should keep shastars on them, such as the kirpan which dasm patshah gave us, and encourage brothers and sisters to even buy...
  7. Admin

    Opinion Who The Hell Are Sikhs? And Why Do They Wear The Turban?

    By Preet KS Bedi Guru Nanak was born to a Hindu family in 1469. Had there been application forms to fill chances are he would have referred to himself as Hindu. His successors and followers would probably have called themselves Nanakpanthis. There is general agreement that Sikhism remained a...
  8. IJSingh

    Sikhism Vaisakhi: Points To Ponder

    1699: The year that transformed the day of Vaisakhi from just another humdrum date on the Indian calendar into a magical presence for Sikhs all over the world. We celebrate its revolutionary spell on our lives every year, all over the globe. I, too, have penned almost yearly paeans on and...
  9. Sherdil

    Hard Talk Does Amrit Erase All Sins?

    Gurbani tells us that sin (karma) is accrued from dualistic thinking. Then why is the notion of Amrit as a get-out-of-jail card peddled amongst some panthic circles? Naam is the only remedy that can wash away the grime of ego, then why do some presume that a man-made offering can do the trick...
  10. K

    Sikhi Am I Ready To Take Amrit?

    Waheguru ji ka khalsa waheguru ji ki fateh !! I am here because I want to ask a question. And as m new I don't know how to do that. I tried earlier but it didn't work. So m asking here. Well ! I am an 18 years old girl. A week before I thought of taking amrit. I know that's really a quick...
  11. Harry Haller

    Sikh Why Are You A Sikh?

    I had a car accident yesterday, I was stopped and turning right, when I heard a loud bang, and the whole car shuddered forward. I got out, to be met by a young man in a Mini, unfortunately his entire front end was mangled, although my rear bumper seemed to have done a fairly good job and was...
  12. Inderjeet Kaur

    Legal Sikhism Is Recognized As A Religion In Chile

    The Sikh religion gets legal recognition in Chile, granting protection and security to the Sikh community. Chile has approximately 200 spiritual paths legally recognized by its government. The Sikh religion, however, was not included. For Sikhs, the pain is no more. The Chilean Government has...
  13. J

    Sikhism And Apostasy

    Alright, I am just wondering whats Sikhism reaction to Apostasy, because I heard that for Islam that they kill those who leave their faith? I know that Sikhism doesn't do that, but what do they do when someone leaves their faith? Also, I am not leaving Sikhism I am just wondering.
  14. Admin

    Introducion To Sikhism

    Admin Singh submitted a new resource: Introducion To Sikhism - A brief presentation on Sikhism in Powerpoint Read more about this resource...
  15. Admin

    Hard Talk Legacy Of Siropa In Sikhism?

    Giving out Siropas Nilly Willy by Manvir singh What is a Siropa? A Siropa is placed around the neck, but is intended to be worn on the head as a Dastaar (turban). From the name “Siropa”, the word “Sir” means “head”, illustrating that the Siropa is meant to be worn as a Dastaar however is...
  16. 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...
  17. Admin

    Hard Talk You’re Killing Sikhism In America: An Open Letter To Gurdwara Committees

    Dear Gurdwara Committees, To put it bluntly, you’re killing Sikhism in America. On Sunday, January 10th, a video capturing a dramatic fight at the Turlock Sikh Temple in California went viral. The images of men and women shouting, punching and even hitting each other with weapons, present a...
  18. A

    I Want To Learn More About Sikhism

    My name is Abhijeet I am Hindu but I am fell good whenever I read any guru Nanak dev ji message I am 25 yrs old I want learn more about Sikhism
  19. 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...
  20. J

    Sikhism And Honour Killing

    Alright, I was on Reddit and doing some religious debate. Some guy claimed that Sikhism supports honour killings and Khalistan. Is this true? I mean the terrorist attacks and etc during the Punjab Insurgency. For men I believe that these Terrorists used Sikhism as an excuse to kill people for no...