naming

  1. Astroboy

    Leisure Does Naming A Thing Give It Power?

    I found it interesting that so many of us have names for the things we believe. When something acquires a name doesn't it create a 'thing' that needs defining? Is this how all the spiritual teaching and systems got started? Once defined does it gain some kind of power...hmmm words have...
  2. spnadmin

    Sikh Ceremony Of Naming A Child

    This is a Sikh ceremony of naming a child and it usually takes place in a Gurdwara (Sikh place of worship) after the baby and mother are medically and physically fit to attended the Gurdwara. There is no limit or threshold to this timing and the family should not feel undue pressure of any kind...
  3. spnadmin

    1984 Anti-Sikh Pogrom Witness Alleges Implication For Naming Sajjan An Accused

    New Delhi, Jan 12 (PTI) A woman, whose father was killed in 1984 anti-Sikh riots, today alleged before a Delhi court trying senior Congress leader Sajjan Kumar that she had named the politician in 1984 as an accused but instead of any action being taken against him, she was implicated in false...
  4. B

    Why Do We Need A Naming Ceremony?

    I was recently doing research as part of my Religious Studies revision, and when I found out about the naming ceremony for a Sikh baby, I was just unsure as to how the Sikhs came up with it. Is it a ceremony which has been dictated in the Guru Granth Sahib Ji, or is it something that has...
  5. Archived_Member16

    Naming "honour Killings" Necessary To Prevent Further Violence Against Women

    Naming "honour killings" necessary to prevent further violence against women September 14, 2010 By Richelle Wiseman Executive Director Centre for Faith and the Media CALGARY, AB, Sept. 14, 2010/ – The death of 16-year-old Aqsa Parvez in 2007 was neither the first nor last honour killing in...
  6. B

    Naming A Sikh Baby

    My brother has just been blessed with a Prince! He has been the Gurdwara, done the ardas and got the Hukumnama (??) for naming the child. He's got the alphabet to begin the child's name with. This alphabet is the same as his (the father) own name. We'd like the child to be named the same...
  7. Vikram singh

    Sikh News Sikhs Face Problems In Naming Kids In Europe

    Jalandhar, February 14 Sikhs settled in some of the European countries especially Holland, Belgium and Italy are now facing a new problem with regard to the naming of their children. A Holland-based Sikh, Bhupinder Singh, who has authored books on the contribution of the Sikh soldiers in...
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