The truth about the world's most violent conflict zones isn't black or white, scary or idyllic, corrupt or democratic. Yet our media tries to make it so.
This was the message from two expert, boots-on-the-ground writers about Africa at the Bath Literature Festival. As Ben Rawlence, author...
Interfaith Minister, author of 'American Veda: How Indian Spirituality Changed the West'
I grew up hearing about three kinds of Jesus. To the Irish and Italian Catholics in my Brooklyn neighborhood he was the only begotten son of God, Savior of all Mankind. Among the Jews...
From Afar, a New Kind of Rough-and-Tumble</NYT_HEADLINE><NYT_BYLINE> By MICK MEENAN
</NYT_BYLINE>Published: September 19, 2010
<NYT_TEXT><NYT_CORRECTION_TOP></NYT_CORRECTION_TOP>The shirtless men circled and lunged at each other under the bright sun as the crowds watched, rapt, from...
You're doing very well telling them apart," Amrit and Rabindra Singh's elderly father remarks as he watches me talk to his daughters. "I still get them confused." The identical twins, dressed in matching Punjabi outfits, right down to the earrings, necklaces, bangles and jewelled bindis in the...
I still have this dream of becoming a doctor and moving to India, I don't know if I will ever do that but I like thinking about it. I know I want to be a doctor (and a Sikh scholar) no matter where I live, and I want to help those who have nobody else. I want to study internal medicine, but then...
I saw some punjabi movies in recent times and wondering what kind of movies should actauly be made on sikhs ?
1. Harbhajan Maan style :
Atleast people started watching cultural movies having villages etc.
Some say he show truth about sikhs abroad and love for punjab
Nanak Bani Nirankaar Paarbrahm Parmesar
aasaa mehlaa 5.
Aasaa, Fifth Mehl:
charan kamal kee aas pi-aaray.
I long for the Lotus Feet of my Beloved Lord.
jamkankar nas ga-ay vichaaray. ||1||
The wretched Messenger of Death has run away from me. ||1||
I have a kind request for all my brothers and sisters :)
Please can you stop this constant battle between religions, it is becoming very tiresome and is destroying our world. It may not be on a large scale, but this constant bickering, is very childish. Does it matter whos religion is better...
loving SSAKAL :)
A thought came to my mind that we could fulfill the cherished dreams of our Guru by unifying the mankind with the help of our to be so called the new panj piaras.
Sikh couple could be encouraged to have five children who would act as Panj...
Long ago in a small, far away village, there was
place known as the House of 1000 Mirrors. A small,
happy little dog learned of this place and decided
to visit. When he arrived, he bounced happily up
the stairs to the doorway of the house. He looked
through the doorway with his ears...
In high school, he adopted the Sikh practice of wearing a turban to cover his uncut hair _ an article of faith that many unenlightened people associate with terrorists, Sidhu said. At the College of William and Mary, he was the third Sikh to join the campus chapter of Phi KappaTau fraternity...
Positive Thinking -the right and wrong kind
"There are many people, who when they come in contact with God, with Absolute Truth, with the Spirit World, believe that this experience the certainty of all this - can come to them by some staggering "proof" which they expect to receive personally...
Q: According to Sikhism, how can one attain salvation? What kind of life one should lead to attain salvation?
A: In order to attain salvation one must live a honest life and meditate on God. Sikhism shows the way to attain salvation and become One with God. Sikhism instructs that you do not...