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  1. C

    Spiritual Daily Amrit Vela Blog - Difficulties, Joys, Methods Of This Practical Journey To Self Discovery

    A Blog for all that do regular Amrit Vela Nitnem, Simran etc. Whilst i try to do Amrit Vela every day, some days lifes events come in the way, or the mind brings forth it's excuses and i fall prey and follow. It would be nice to share this journey with others that wish to try, or are already...
  2. M

    Taking Amrit

    am 15 and dont ut hair or eat meat, wake up early have bath do paat and try to lve like an amrithari....... i want to take amrit but am confused as to if i should wait until im older or take it now. this is because i have heard stories of girls taaking amrit then breaking their promise because...
  3. G

    Regarding Panj Pyare Choosen For Amrit Sanchar

    A question was raised during discussion today regarding Whether the spiritual status of the Panj Pyares affect the Amrit during Sanchar. It is understandable the Gursikhs chosen or voluntaring for this purpose may have different level of spiritual growth. But this factor is not seen to affect...
  4. Ishna

    Amrit Vela / Early Rising - What Does Gurbani Say?

    Hello Related to Chaz Ji's recent thread on Amrit Vela, and respecting his wish not to derail the thread with speculation about what actually constitutes 'Amrit Vela', I thought I would start a new thread with my thoughts. To be honest, I don't find any particular focus on pre-dawn/dawn...
  5. C

    Amrit Vela - Why We Must Put It Into Practice To Hear The Inner Shabad And For Inner Cleansing

    Such a beautiful short and concise shabad that highlights the importance of regular Amrit Vela. With Guru Ji's Blessings, myself and many other lost and wandering souls that i know personally have been gently guided by Guru Ji back onto the correct path and nothing has helped more in cleansing...
  6. Admin Singh

    Amrita Sher-gil's Self-portrait Fetches A Record Record Price At Sotheby, New York Auction

    A rare self-portrait by early 20th century Sikh artist Amrita Shergill has sold for USD 2.92 million in Sotheby's New York auction, setting a new record for a woman artist from the subcontinent. Amrita’s oil-on-canvas masterpiece fetched the highest total USD 2,920,000, well over the USD 1.2 -...
  7. Admin Singh

    Organic Langar At Darbar Sahib (golden Temple), Amritsar

    The sangat coming to pay obeisance at Golden Temple would soon have the chance to have organic langar. In a landmark decision that is sure to delight environmentalists and pilgrims alike, SGPC has decided to grow natural organic vegetables and grains at its Sattlani Sahib farms near Amritsar...
  8. K

    Take Amrit

    Hello everybody :) I have a simply question to ask it is necessary to take amrit for a sikh and what is the rapport of non baptism sikh and god thanks for your answer
  9. Harry Haller

    Does The Concept Of Charn Amrit Fail The Litmus Test

    Very simply, it is written that prior Khande Pahul, there only existed Charn Pahul, where Amrit was the water that the foot, or the toe of the Guru had been washed in. I find this fails my own thoughts on how the Gurus conducted themselves, they were slaves to Creation, not ego ridden babas...
  10. aristotle

    Google 'street View': 360 Degree Walkthrough Of The Harmandir Sahib, Amritsar

    Experience a 360 degree walkthrough of the Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) with Google 'street view.' It's very, very cool ! Link: https://www.google.com/maps/@31.620528,74.875849,3a,75y,340.44h,104.29t/data=!3m5!1e1!3m3!1s2hO8qOjLngcAAAQWtM6Eeg!2e0!3e2 (Thanks to Sikh Discover Inspire -...
  11. Harkiran Kaur

    Samagam. Wearing Dastar Before Amrit?

    Ok so you all know I have been practicing tying a dastar for awhile now. I feel I'd like to wear it around people a little bit prior to doing Amrit. Would it be ok to tie it for samagam this weekend at the Gurdwara? Even if most of the time I don't tie one....yet?? Or will people look down on...
  12. Sherdil

    India Sikh Attacked By Mob In Amritsar

    Amritsar, Punjab (March 15, 2014): As per media reports a Sikh youth was brutally thrashed on Saturday (March 15) by demonstrators in Amritsar for no apparent reason after he asked for a way to reach to his shop near Bhandari Bridge. Activists of various Dalit organizations were protesting...
  13. H

    Nanak Amrit Ek Ha

    If we go thro the Shabad.." Nanak Amrit ek ha, Duja nahi" ; Guru Sahib clearly told us that Amrit is only one and that is Naam. Than why the ceremony of taking "Khande-bate ki Pahul" is known as Amrit Sanchar?? The complete shabad on Ang 1238 of SGGS je is as follows:- ਸਲੋਕ ਮਹਲਾ ੨ ॥ Shalok...
  14. linzer

    Taking Amrit

    Morning All , We are planning or trip to India this April and when we there we had wanted to take Amrit in the Bangal Sahib . My question is this ; Do they explain the rehat maryada as it is published in regard to vegetarianism or do they invent what they feel is right. I have no intention of...
  15. Ishna

    Shabad, Naam, Amrit, Hukam, Guru - Are They Synonyms?

    I was reading T. Singh Ji's article The Guru: Meaning and Business of the Guru (available here), when I came upon this paragraph: As discussed in detail in Part 1 of this Reflection, whenever there is a mention of Guru or Satguru in the Gurbani, it points only towards the non-dual Divine...
  16. spnadmin

    India Amritsar Sikh Museum Being Readied For News Times

    Amritsar Sikh museum being readied for news times Rameshinder Singh Sandhu, http://www.hindustantimes.com/Punjab/Amritsar/Amritsar-Sikh-museum-being-readied-for-news-times/SP-Article1-1129533.aspx Preserving times gone, Central Sikh Museum (Ajaib Ghar) at the Golden Temple is getting...
  17. spnadmin

    Sikhism Book ‘Gadari Babe Kaun San’ By Ajmer Singh Released At Amritsar

    Book ‘Gadari Babe Kaun San’ by Ajmer Singh released at Amritsar http://www.sikhsiyasat.net/2013/09/25/book-gadari-babe-kaun-san-by-ajmer-singh-released-at-amritsar/ By Parmjit Singh Amritsar, Punjab (September 24, 2013): Ajmer Singh penned Punjabi book ‘Gadari Babe Kaun San’ was today...
  18. spnadmin

    Heritage Amritsar To Witness Vintage Performance Of Ragas From Guru Granth Sahib Today

    Amritsar to witness vintage performance of ragas from Guru Granth Sahib today by Navjeevan Gopal at http://www.indianexpress.com/news/amritsar-to-witness-vintage-performance-of-ragas-from-guru-granth-sahib-today/1163362/ Amritsar is all set for a vintage performance of the music and...
  19. findingmyway

    Shabad Of The Week: Amrit Naam Parmeshar Tera

    By the 5th Guru Arjan Dev, the shabad is on Ang 616 of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji, translation by Dr. Sant Singh Khalsa. ਸੋਰਠਿ ਮਹਲਾ ੫ ॥ Soraṯẖ mėhlā 5. Sorat'h, Fifth Mehl: ਪਾਰਬ੍ਰਹਮੁ ਹੋਆ ਸਹਾਈ ਕਥਾ ਕੀਰਤਨੁ ਸੁਖਦਾਈ ॥ Pārbarahm ho▫ā sahā▫ī kathā kīrṯan sukẖ▫ḏā▫ī. The Supreme Lord God has...
  20. Ishna

    Amrit Sanchar Preparation Course

    If there was an amrit sanchar preparation course, or a pre-amritdhari lifestyle course, what do you think it might contain? Do you think candidates should have some basic (or maybe even not so basic) knowledge of Sikhi before requesting khande di pahul? If so, what would it cover? If there...
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