Sat Sri Akaal
How do you prepare yourself to pray? Is your preparation different depending on the activity - for instance, if you're singing nitnem bania, or if you're performing a random ardaas, or if you're going to do some activity involving chanting or meditating?
For instance, if you...
There is an english edition of Nitnem translated by Harbans Singh Doabia that also contains a chapter called 'The Next World' wherein he describes the fate of the soul after death. His explanations are in english but he leaves the quotes to back up his descriptions in gurmukhi. I don't...
The Namdhari sect has long been maintaining its own lineage of Satgurus, needless to say, Namdharis don't consider Guru Granth Sahib Maharaj as their Guru because they allege the Gurgaddi was handed over to Balak Singh by Guru Gobind Singh Sahib mysteriously appearing before him in the year 1812...
Journey of a Sikh
Most of us in this forum call ourselves Sikhs or are gravitated towards Sikhi no matter what our background/present religion is.
We also all know a Sikh means a student, a learner, a seeker which includes every human in this world if we put it in a pragmatic way.
Vaheguru Ji Ka Khalsa
Vaheguru Ji Ki Fateh ||
Several questions arise when it comes to Gurbani / Nitnem !
Recently Akasha Ji started a thread Reading / Listening to Gurbani ! after reading through different responses to her thread I am starting my first thread here and would like response...
I know as a sikh , we have daily prayers to read morning,afternoon,bed. As a sikh, i dont always get the chance or i just forget to read them, does that make me a bad sikh? or is it more of if i get chance to. I try to remember waheguru ji everyday.
NIT NAYM (NITNEM): The Daily Grind?
My columns often emerge from conversations with friends; so does this today.
A reader, Gurjender Singh, responding to something I had written wondered about the banees that tradition tells us Guru Gobind Singh focused on at Vaisakhi 1699 at the...
I'm having issues with Nitnem... it seems some of the banis are supposed to be for internal peace and others for external armour for the day.
The way it seems:
-Japji Sahib (Internal)
-Jaap Sahib (External)
-Chaupi Sahib (External)
-Anand Sahib (Internal)
How is the order...
In our practice of Sikhism we do different things for spiritual endeavors and living. It goes without saying that all have varying positive influences on people's lives as such cannot sustain otherwise.
1. Waheguru Simran
SWEET SIMRAN - YouTube
It has become...
Here is the JAT himself UNDERMINING the SRM by declaring that Daily Nitnem has 5 banis !! When asked that the SRM only mentions 3 Banis - Jaap, jaap and Swiayahs....His answer: The SRM DOES NOT SAY...DONT READ EXTRA BANIS.
Complete article at these links...
I'd like to get an idea of the times practicing Sikhs begin performing their morning nitnem. Please correct me if this is not the proper usage of terms.
If you have any tips for new early birds, please post them!
Could an Admin please change the title if possible and not too much trouble to...
INSTRUCTION TO JOIN SKYPE AMRITVELLA
This is just an initiative; we are in process to setup sadh sangat on skype. Other things depends on bless/kirpa of waheguru. We need interested people to join this and give their time.
Steps to join this group are as follows:
1. You should have good...
With HIS blessings I am able to do my Nitnem of the Five banis by heart. Earlier, I used to do it at my residence while sitting in front of SGGS or some time in the bed room. But, some time back I started going for an early morning walk into the nearby park.
In order to utilise my time more...
Waheguru ji ka khalsa
Waheguru ji ki fateh
Complete English Translation of Nitnem (Jupji Sahib, Jaap Sahib, Tav Prasad Swayeeye, Chaupaee Sahib, Anand Sahib, Rehraas Sahib, and Kirtan Sohilaa) by Bibi Prabhjot Kaur Ji.
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Waheguru ji ka...
Hi dear all!
As a rather new and unknowing devotee I have some humble questions.
I purchased a nitnem and sukhmani for me. I know that the siri guru granth sahib is handled and treated like a living guru. What about a book of banis like nitnem or sukhmani. Is there anything in particular I...
Sant Attar Singh Ji Maharaj
1. Nitnem (Daily religious observance)
One should always do 'Nitnem'. It is the treasure, asset, wealth and property of a sikh.
"Amrit Vailey Uth Kae jaae Ander...