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  1. findingmyway

    What Does Your Name Mean?

    Many names have interesting meanings. Sikh names often have a connection to God. Names are such a big part of who we are. What does your name mean? Jasleen = absorbed in the glory of God
  2. findingmyway

    UK Remembrance Day - What Does It Mean?

    This is the story of how the red field poppy came to be known as an internationally recognized symbol of Remembrance. From its association with poppies flowering in the spring of 1915 on the battlefields of Belgium, France and Gallipoli this vivid red flower has become...
  3. W

    What Is The Meaning Of Gurprasad?

    a question that has intrigued me from age of 2 Gurparsad - what is it? from an innocent question i asked from my mom and anyone near, every time i recited the Mool Mantar...i have always reflected upon it...day after day... yet failed to grasp it all... i hope to learn more from the learned...
  4. bscheema

    Amrit Ki Hai - The Meaning Of Sikh Baptism

    http://www.gurmat.info/sms/smspublications/amritkihain/ "The fragrance of the ambrosial Divine Name of God is so sweet and engrossing that its aroma is incomparable. It surpasses the fragrance of sweet smelling earthly objects like musk, sandalwood and other aromatic essences. All the foul...
  5. spnadmin

    Islam The Meaning Of 'Cordoba': Can It Really Symbolize Religious Tolerance?

    for Tejwant Singh Malik ji Cordoba House," the name initially given to the projected Islamic cultural center in downtown New York in the vicinity of Ground Zero, has receded into the background and been replaced by "Park51," a name derived from the address of the location. The name "Cordoba"...
  6. A

    What Is The Meaning Of The Sikh Symbol?

    I am new to this forum and know very little about Sikhism. What does the symbol mean (the yellow symbol next to my name)?
  7. Santokh Singh1989

    The Real Meaning Of Ik Oankar?

    WaheGuru ji ka Khalsa, WaheGuru ji ki Fateh. Greetings Sangat, its been a long time since I really logged onto SPN and even longer since I've posted anything on here do to my job. Recently I happened across an interesting essay writen by a Professor Devinder Singh Chahal ji PhD of the Institute...
  8. J

    Lost The True Meaning Of Sikhi?

    As I was told that Chardi Kala Jatha would again be visiting a Gurdwara in the neighbouring town, I jumped at the chance to go. I remember their first visit last year, and it was just so inspirational that I had to go again. As my dad drove up the road I saw another Gurdwara and I asked my dad...
  9. spnadmin

    SciTech Music And Meaning Of Prime Numbers

    Music and meaning of prime numbers Why did Beckham choose the number-23 shirt? How is 17 the key to the evolutionary survival of a strange species of cicada? The answers could be found in the world of prime numbers, “the atoms of arithmetic,” believes Marcus du Sautoy, Professor of...
  10. H

    Amrit Vela - Its Meaning And Interpertations

    <FONT size=3>For the last few days, I had some very interesting discussions on the exact meaning of the word “Amrit Vela”. As per Bhai Kahan Singh Nabha in the ‘Mahan Kosh’, the two literal meanings are as below:-<?"urn:<FONT face="Times New Roman"> AimRq vylw :- iek sMgXw , ArQ 1) rwq dy ipCly...
  11. Taranjeet singh

    Gurus Meaning Of Nanak

    The meaning is explained in this video.It is in Punjabi and the voice is very clear. YouTube- giani Jagjeet singh jachak meaning of nanak naam 9838788133
  12. Admin

    The Meaning And Power Of Vahiguru For A Sikh

    A very devoted Sikh boy in the langar hall once asked me the meaning of Vahiguru and I had to conjure my thoughts for an explanation. I recollected what was written in the book written by the erudite and prolific Bhai Khushwant Singh in A History of Sikhs, Volume 1, page 40 at the footnote the...
  13. D

    Literal Meaning Of Gurbani

    Literal Meaning of Gurbani Gurbani is dear to many. Some read Gurbani every day, some as a rehat, some read it occassionaly. I have noticed some people question the acceptance of the literal meaning of Gurbani. I am surprised to see that happening even under 'GURMAT VICHAAR' Section...
  14. B

    General What Is The Meaning Of Life?

    What is the meaning of life to Sikhs? Also, about karma. I feel that I do not necessarily lead a good life in the eyes of God. I'm American, shaven, 18 yrs old, just a regular American Sikh but I am pretty religious in the sense that I will defend to the death my religion and am ideologically...
  15. S

    Meaning Of Guru In Sikhism

    Concept of Guru in Sikhism In Sikhism the term 'Guru' is not used for a teacher or a guide or an expert or even a human body. The word Guru is composed of two terms. GU- means darkness and RU- means Light. For Sikhs, Guru is the Light that dispels all darkness. It is called JOT (Divine Light)...
  16. S

    Chardi Kala And Meaning

    Chardi kala From SikhiWiki Chardi Kala is an important expression used in Sikhism for a mind frame that a Sikh has to accept and practise. It loosely means a “positive, buoyant and optimistic” attitude to life and the future. Always be – in "high spirits", "ever progressive", "always...
  17. Sherab

    What Is Amrit - The Meaning Of Sikh Baptism

    Online for free, please read: :: AKJ.Org :: Literature ::
  18. Archived_Member16

    The Meaning Of Shabad Guru Surat Dhun Chela: Holy Word As Soul Teacher

    SOURCE: http://www.sikhreview.org/april2002/philo.htm The Meaning of Shabad Guru Surat Dhun Chela: Holy Word as Soul Teacher Bhai Sahib Kirpal Singh Gill* (Malaysia) * World Spiritual Foundation, Kripapuri, 8 Jalan 16/5, 46350 Petaling Jaya. Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia. E-mail...
  19. J

    Life - Existence - Purpose - We Will Never Know?

    Hello Everyone! I send everyone my warm and humble respect and regards. I began my life religious (Sikhism) at a very young age, and as time went by, I began to drift further and further away from being as religious as I used to be. I was lucky to have even gone to Punjabi school and...
  20. S

    Different But Easy To Follow; View Of Life

    Sat Shri Akal I am new to this forum. I have read some discussions and liked the view of people over here. I tried to understand and write answer to somewhat absurd question and that is "What is life?" I have posted this at different places but got very few responses to improve myself on...