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  1. TheSikhRenaissance

    The Inauthenticity of Sanataan Sikhi

    In 1994 Harjot Oberoi published his 'The Construction of Religious Boundaries.' The entire book is a disingenuous attack on Sikhi, the Sikh identity and the Sri Guru Granth Sahib under the veneer of academia. It catalyzed in him shamefacedly quitting his university endowment and hightailing it...
  2. spnadmin

    Guns Of The Nihangs (Exhibition & Slide Show)

    Guns of the Nihangs Blog of Amardeep Singh at http://amardeepphotography.com/guns-of-nihangs/ Nihangs, the last guardians of the Sikh martial spirit, roam freely across the Punjab (western state of India). Their nomadic lifestyle is dedicated to praying the almighty and practicing the...
  3. TigerStyleZ

    1984 Anti-Sikh Pogrom Where Were The Nihangs In 1984?

    Sat siri akal sangat jio, i recently had tought on the Subject 1984 and the question above come up. What are your toughts? Why they did not participate or defend during riots? I came upon this link so nihangs had a role, but why not all? http://www.nihangsingh.org/blog/?p=773
  4. Ambarsaria

    Controversial Are Nihangs: A Legacy To Behold And A Core To Build From?

    We in Sikh body are seeing tremendous challenges through the degeneration of our once revered institutions. Be it the SGPC, the Akali Dal politicians or the goings on through the Akal Takht Sahib institution. Lot of it is very disturbing, abhorrent and distasteful. It reeks of members of...
  5. spnadmin

    Wisdom Warriors: The Nihangs

    Wisdom Warriors forwarded by Gyani Jarnail Singh ji "Arshi" for posting Nihang Sikhs, who sport electric blue dresses, soaring turbans and daggers, knives and swords, are known for their amazing Sikh martial art skills (gatka), horsemanship and swordsmanship. But even in this close-knit...
  6. Gyani Jarnail Singh

    Nanakshahi Calendar: 31 Questions Posed To Akal Takht Jathedar

    ਬ੍ਰਾਹਮਣਸ਼ਾਹੀ ਕੈਲੰਡਰ ਨੂੰ ਜਬਰੀ ਲਾਗੂ ਕਰਵਾਉਣ ਲਈ ਕੋਝੇ ਹਥਕੰਡੇ ਅਪਣਾ ਰਹੇ ਅਖੌਤੀ ਜਥੇਦਾਰ ਗੁਰਬਚਨ ਸਿੰਘ ਨੂੰ 31 ਸਵਾਲ - ਸਰਬਜੀਤ ਸਿੰਘ - ਗਿਆਨੀ ਗੁਰਬਚਨ ਸਿੰਘ ਮੁੱਖ ਸੇਵਾਦਾਰ ਸ੍ਰੀ ਅਕਾਲ ਤਖ਼ਤ ਸਾਹਿਬ, ਅੰਮ੍ਰਿਤਸਰ, ਪੰਜਾਬ। ਸ੍ਰੀਮਾਨ ਜੀਓ, ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂ ਜੀ ਕਾ ਖ਼ਾਲਸਾ, ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂ ਜੀ ਕੀ ਫ਼ਤਿਹ। ਜਿਵੇਂ ਕਿ ਆਪਜੀ ਜਾਣਦੇ ਹੀ ਹੋ ਕਿ...
  7. Admin

    Thundering Words: The Martial Language Of Nihangs

    Thundering Words: The Martial Language of Nihangs NIHANGSINGH.ORG Like many nomadic communities, the Nihang Singhs have through the centuries developed a distinguishable dialect. This language is historically known as GarrGaj Bole ('The Thundering Language') of the Khalsa. It combines a...
  8. Santokh Singh1989

    To/For Anyone Interested In Nihangs

    Waheguru ji ka Khalsa, Wahegru ji ki Fateh. About a year or two back I came across this video and loved it so much I watched it like 8 times. For whatever reason I never thought about posting it on here but today I did.. and I'm going to.. so here it is.. enjoy. Some of you may already be...
  9. H

    The Vocabulary And Language Of Nihangs

    Re: Nihangs in History I do not how many of you know it. Nihangs do not purchase purchase tickets for travel in trains. Although there is no written rule, the railway authorities do not demand tickets from them. Nihangs also have a very charming and disarming vocabulary of their own. For eg...
  10. spnadmin

    Nihangs: Last Warrior Monks Of The Sikh Faith - View Fantastic Slideshow

    View a fantastic slideshow of Nihang warriors in encampment at this link Nihangs, last warring monks of the Sikh faith. Nihangs, last warring monks of the Sikh faith. Last guardians of the warrior Sikh traditions, thousands of Nihang monks roam across Punjab: a...
  11. spnadmin

    Mezmerized With The World Of Nihangs

    Mesmerised with the world of Sikh Nihangs Published on Tuesday, August 4, 2009 by A Kaur Ludhiana, Punjab: Today, some people see Nihangs as a relic, but others recognise them as a colourful and important part of the Punjabi heritage. Gurbir Singh Brar, a photo artist also...
  12. spnadmin

    Nihangs In History

    Three Nihang warriors Nihang is a Persian word meaning crocodile. Nihangs were suicide squads of the Mughal army and wore blue uniforms. The Sikhs took the name and the uniform from theMughals. Nihangs constitute an order of Sikhs who, abandoning the fear of death, are ever ready...
  13. Randip Singh

    Nick Flemings Pictures Of Nihangs

    I came across this website, and found some very interesting pictures of Nihangs: http://www.nickfleming.com/The_Stories_Behind_the_Photos/Hola_Mohalla_2008_Anandpur_Sahib_India.html Enjoy!
  14. A

    1984 Anti-Sikh Pogrom Nihangs And 1984

    WJKK WJKF What was the role of Nihang Singhs in 1984 especially Buddha Dal and Harianwelaan Dal?Please through some light. Will be very grateful Thankyou Amanpreet Singh
  15. Admin

    Nihangs: Three Centuries Of Knighthood In The Service Of Sikh Faith

    With their touchy pride of warriors from another time, Nihangs Singhs are the last survivors of a secular tradition being threatened but India modernization. Single combats, perilous horse races, ritual beheading of goats: before the possible disappearance of its genuineness, we attended their...
  16. Sherab

    Nihang Sikhs

    Nihangs doing Chatka http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uzrmxKUg0xc Do not watch if under 18, enough said. Can anyone here justify such an act? Vijaydeep-ji - I hear budhadal reguarly does chatka. Please enlighten me on this topic. thank you and wjkk, wjkf.
  17. BhagatSingh

    Sikh News Age Of Empires Iii! Very Important!

    Hey people, I heard about Age of Empires 3, the asian dynasties, their 2nd expansion pack. So i thought cool they will have sikhs in the expansion, when Sikhs had their own empire, but when i checked it out, it said "India" in the "19th" century. I was like {censored}? China 16th century, japan 16th...
  18. K

    Who Are ‘Nihangs'?

    Who are ‘Nihangs'? Sunday 18th of September 2005 Gurmukh Singh - Panthic Weekly Columnist (KP) Anyone who lives free from fear is called a ‘Nihang'. In Raag Aasa Guru Arjan dev Ji has described ‘Nihang'...
  19. dalsingh

    Documentary On Nihangs (In English)

    Have a look at this: http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-1458050287356964103&q=sikh .......imagine growing up like that kid...... Raj Karega Khalsa
  20. N

    Jhatka And Nihangs

    This thread is with respect to this Pic http://www.sikhismguide.com/hm9.html This pic makes me feel sick. Sikhs dont eat meat? Nihangs are also Amritdhaari's? On what grounds they can justify this. Anyone having more clear views on Nihangs, please help me to understand them better.