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  1. Sherdil

    Sikhi Nishan Sahib Symbolism

    I have heard various interpretations of the iconography of the Nishan Sahib. My interpretation: The 2 talwars (curved swords) represent Miri and Piri, temporal and spiritual authorities of the Khalsa panth respectively. The khanda (straight sword) in the center represents the One, referred to...
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    General Khanda Tattoo Placement Question

    I have a khanda tattooed on my thigh, above the knee. I recently saw a video on youtube where a guy got some khandas tattooed on his knee's and people said it was disrespectful because it touches the ground. It made me think about my tattoo... I like that people cannot see my tattoo, it is...
  3. J

    General Khanda Symbol On Bones? Need Help!

    Hello SPN. I am not here on leisure but alternatively I need some help trying to find some answers. On another forum we are trying to figure out what this image might mean. Another user from this forum found this arrangement on his land and we're trying to figure out what it could mean. The...
  4. V

    Re: Origin Of Khanda Symbol, The Sikh Insignia

    KHANDA/ਖੰਡਾ The Khanda constitutes three symbols in one. However, the name is derived from the central symbol, a special type of double-edged sword which confirms the Sikhs' belief in One God. The double-edged sword is the creative power of God which controls the destiny of the...
  5. Admin

    Origin Of Khanda Symbol, The Sikh Insignia

    Coins of Banda Bahadur or of Maharaja Ranjit Singh in the museum of Maharaja Patiala, did not bear Khanda symbol (Dr. Dalip Kaur, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar). The British introduced an insignia for the Sikh soldiers to fix on their turbans. It was a ring (Chakkar) on top of which was...
  6. S

    The Khanda Contest

    The Khanda Contest http://www.sikhchic.com/article-detail.php?id=659&cat=1 The Khanda is the corporate logo, if you will, of the collective Sikh community around the globe. It follows Sikh presence no matter where we go, what we do ... It adorns our gurdwaras, our homes and workplaces, our...
  7. D

    Signifance Of Chand Toda ?

    Waheguru ji ka khalsa waheguru ji ke fateh Payaari guru roopi saadh-sangat jee, i'd humbly wanna ask here the signifance of "chand toda" as a shastar on dumala. Its like, by the apaar kirpa of guru jee, i started wearing dumala on regular basis (even in office) & used to tuck in sme small...
  8. M

    Questions On Jaikara - Khanda Sahib - Prabhat Pheri

    Few question are coming in to my mind plz try to answer them 1. Why there is no jaikara @ Darbar sahib after Ardas? 2. Who has desiged KHANDA? 3. Is there any history about prabhat pheri, why we alwayz do prabhat pheri of Guru Nanak Dev ji & guru Gobind singh ji Not of any other? thx