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  1. Dr Karminder Singh Dhillon

    Heritage 20 Questions About The Nishan Sahib Answered – ਨਿਸ਼ਾਨ ਸਾਹਿਬ ਦੀ ਮੱਹਤਤਾ

    1. Question: Where do we refer to on matters regarding the Nishan Sahib? Answer: To The Akaal Takhat sanctioned Sikh Rehat Maryada (Sikh Code of Conduct) or SRM. Every Sikh should have a copy of this booklet. 2. Question: Where should the Nishan Sahib be located in the Gurdwara Sahib? Answer...
  2. 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...
  3. namritanevaeh

    Sikh Nishaan Sahib Demystified

    Sikh Nishan Sahib demystified - The Nishan Sahib is, for all intents and purposes, a sign board that stands tall and calls out for those who need protection, solace and a meal....But Sikhs have turned it into an article of worship. By Karminder Singh Dhillon, PhD (Boston) The kesri (xanthic)...
  4. bscheema

    Nishan Sahib Placed In Gurudwara Guru Nanak Dev University , Amritsar

    Last month Nishan sahib placed in university Gurudwara (GuruGuru Nanak dev university,Amritsar ) after 25 yeas of establishment of Gurudwara in university ,it was cherishing day for all student organizer.the sewa shambal of Gurudwara is all done by students , some old student told that they had...
  5. spnadmin

    Evolution Of The Nishan Sahib, The Sikh National Standard

    A new online exhibition exploring the history and tradition of the Nishan Sahib. Bahi Lehna (later Guru Angad) and his companions visit Baba Nanak Gurmukhi Manuscript Panj. B40, ca. 1733, India Office Library Nihang Chieftain and Attendants ca. 19th century, paint on paper, private...
  6. I

    Sipping Water Used To Wash Feet. Taking Rounds Of Nishan Sahib. Should We?

    Waheguru ji ka khalsa waheguru ji ki fateh. Whenever I go to the Gurudwara I see lots of people taking a sip of the water where they wash their feet(taking it as a sip of amrit)....then they also do matha tek to the nishan sahib, and take a round around it and again do matha tek to it....well...
  7. Vikram singh

    Where Nishan Sahib Flies Below The American Flag

    The Ashram of the late Harbhajan Singh Yogi in Los Angeles, where Nishan Sahib flies below the Star and Spangle banner, something of a confused mixture of two cultures and a symbolism which does represent a belaboured effort at enmeshing two cultures while at the same time a not very thought out...
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