Universal Relevance of Guru Nanak’s Philosophy
Dr. Dalvinder Singh Grewal
Guru Nanak’s Times
Guru Nanak’s time was the period of religious, political and cultural turmoil. The prevailing religions; Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Islam had become corrupt and degenerated. They had lost...
BOOK REVIEW By Prof. Harbans Lal, Ph.D.; D.Litt. (Hons).
"Science and Sikhism: Conflict or Coherence" (Anthology of Essays on Various Concepts in Sri Guru Granth Sahib), 334 pages
Author: Dr. D.P. Singh
Singh Brothers Publishers, Amritsar, India
When I received the newly published book my...
I have found many of them very hostile to exegesis, I believe it is important to engage with people we disagree with or with those who disagree with me.. I think it is important to do this as otherwise I would be surrounded by like minded sycophants with whom I generally have a lot in common...
This website is important at this time, it offers a alternative lense through which to explore sikhi..
As visitors and contributors we are invested..
Let's be belligerent, argue, disagree etc but we must keep the dialogue going
How do we do this? What will facilitate it?
Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh,
I am really intrigued by an idea that is forming from reading Gurbani, that Guru Nanak describes an epistemology that is actually somewhere in between rationalism and empiricism but more like a unique kind of empiricism.
I realize this may not be...
Firstly, hats off to the contributors to date for this Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sikh_philosophy It exists, and neatly collects main points of Sikhi in a western-friendly way (even though that can lead to some misunderstanding).
My question for you all here, is "How would...
June 1 celebrates the 10th Sikh Philosophy Network parkash diwas. It would be wonderful to hear how Sikh Philosophy Network has been a friend on your spiritual journey.
First, let’s get the celebration moving and our hearts beating with the rhythms of this Happy Birthday Song – Punjabi hip...
by Kristina Chew
Could philosophy be the most practical major? That might sound outlandish at a time when the economy is sluggish and one hears too many accounts of recent college grads working “in retail” (i.e., Macy’s, Walmart) and shouldering massive amounts of debt from student loans...
Happiness, Philosophy and Science
By GARY GUTTING
The Stone is featuring occasional posts by Gary Gutting, a professor of philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, that apply critical thinking to information and events that have appeared in the news:
Philosophy was the origin of...
NANKIAN PHILOSOPHY: BASICS FOR HUMANITY
By Devinder Singh Chahal
Published by Institute for Understanding Sikhism (IUS)
Laval, Quebec, Canada
Distributed by Singh Brothers, Amritsar
Pages: 382, Edition 2008, Price (Hard Cover): Rs. 450 CAN$30
A Review by Dr. D. P. Singh*...
Sat Sri Akal to all!
I would like to gain some insight towards the following topic, please and thank you.
To my understanding Sikhi is not a religion, it is a philosphy - a philosphy of denouncing religions and understanding that god is one and god is within. simply to praise god and...
I'm interested in learning about the Sikh religion and philosophy. The very limited amount of information I've read has led me here and I'd like a guiding hand as to what to read and who to talk to?
Ben (link is to my facebook if anyone wants to add me).
(About me: 31, M, Uk...
YouTube - Tata Capital
A new TVC by Leo Burnett for Tata Capital uses a little Sikh boy to depict the brand's philosophy of putting its customers first.
Watch the TVC (story continues below)
The TVC features twin brothers Sunny and Goldie. In the early hours of their...
King Arthur and the Witch
Young King Arthur was ambushed and imprisoned by the monarch of a neighboring kingdom. The monarch could have killed him but was moved by Arthur's youth and ideals. So, the monarch offered him his freedom, as long as he could answer a very difficult question. Arthur...
Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh
Giani Sant Singh Maskeen on of the greatest promeoters and teachers of Sikhism to be ever born . He was an expert in explaining the underlying concepts of Sikhism and Sikh Philosophy to even non believers . He contributed his entire life in preaching...
Oftentimes, we miss the obvious. Until I read Dr. Jaswant Singh Neki's book, Ardaas: Darshan, Roop, Abhiyas some years ago, I had never paid much attention to the ardaas, treating it much like a routine that happened at the gurdwara, at a Sikh event or at a rite of passage.
Reading the book...