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  1. Inderjeet Kaur

    Legal Sikhism Is Recognized As A Religion In Chile

    The Sikh religion gets legal recognition in Chile, granting protection and security to the Sikh community. Chile has approximately 200 spiritual paths legally recognized by its government. The Sikh religion, however, was not included. For Sikhs, the pain is no more. The Chilean Government has...
  2. J

    Sikhism And Apostasy

    Alright, I am just wondering whats Sikhism reaction to Apostasy, because I heard that for Islam that they kill those who leave their faith? I know that Sikhism doesn't do that, but what do they do when someone leaves their faith? Also, I am not leaving Sikhism I am just wondering.
  3. Admin

    Introducion To Sikhism

    Admin Singh submitted a new resource: Introducion To Sikhism - A brief presentation on Sikhism in Powerpoint Read more about this resource...
  4. Admin

    Hard Talk Legacy Of Siropa In Sikhism?

    Giving out Siropas Nilly Willy by Manvir singh What is a Siropa? A Siropa is placed around the neck, but is intended to be worn on the head as a Dastaar (turban). From the name “Siropa”, the word “Sir” means “head”, illustrating that the Siropa is meant to be worn as a Dastaar however is...
  5. Admin

    Hard Talk You’re Killing Sikhism In America: An Open Letter To Gurdwara Committees

    Dear Gurdwara Committees, To put it bluntly, you’re killing Sikhism in America. On Sunday, January 10th, a video capturing a dramatic fight at the Turlock Sikh Temple in California went viral. The images of men and women shouting, punching and even hitting each other with weapons, present a...
  6. A

    I Want To Learn More About Sikhism

    My name is Abhijeet I am Hindu but I am fell good whenever I read any guru Nanak dev ji message I am 25 yrs old I want learn more about Sikhism
  7. J

    Sikhism And Honour Killing

    Alright, I was on Reddit and doing some religious debate. Some guy claimed that Sikhism supports honour killings and Khalistan. Is this true? I mean the terrorist attacks and etc during the Punjab Insurgency. For men I believe that these Terrorists used Sikhism as an excuse to kill people for no...
  8. J

    Hard Talk Is Sikhism Declining?

    This current generation, religon is decreasing ,but I am okay with it. We all have our own personal beliefs, but I am concerned about Sikhi. There are these fake groups that convert Sikhs to their cults or they just leave Sikhism. Is it true that Sikhism is declining in the young generation or no?
  9. J

    General Sikhism And Death

    It's me, I apologize for posting idiotic posts, but I got one question. Do us Sikhs believe in a god force and we also don't believe in the heaven or hell concept correct?
  10. Harkiran Kaur

    Sikhi Pragmatism And Sikhism

    @Tejwant Singh Ji, You keep bringing up the word 'pragmatist' or 'Pragmatic' etc. First, can you please show me in SGGSJ where it says everything must be approached in this way? I have been unable to find the word even once in SGGSJ. You keep saying we must use ONLY SGGSJ to explain our...
  11. Admin

    Controversial Concept Of So-called Jhootah And Sikhism

    Taken from another thread, posted by Sherdil ji and as quoted above, what Guru Saab has said about Jooth (jhootah or jhootha)? Interestingly there is no proper word to translate the word Jhooth in English language... perhaps, Unclean... Please discuss with full shabds and/or panna/page numbers...
  12. J

    Atheism Sikhism And Atheism

    I am Sikh, but I am having some troubles with religion. Some religions have 10 gods while others have one god. But what god should we believe in? Also, does praying work or no? I am just wondering a lot. There is a lot of debate and people are saying praying doesn't work. When I pray it works...
  13. Ishna

    Sikhism Concepts Of Sikhism By Pritam Singh Gill [Maya In Particular]

    Borrowed this book from Gurdwara Sahib library: Concepts of Sikhism by Pritam Singh Gill, Formerly Prinipal Lyallpur Khalsa College, Jalandhar. It was first published in 1979 by New Academic Publishing Co, Mai Hiran Gate, Jalandhar. I'm reading the 2004 reprint. It's really quite good - I...
  14. N

    What Is View Of Sikhism On Lending Money To Someone?

    Should one lead money to someone? In case yes, what will be the key things one should consider? Will you lead to person who has kaam, krod, lobh, moh and ahankar?
  15. Admin

    Sikhism Book Review : Sikhism And Spirituality By Rabinder Singh

    About the Author: Rabinder Singh Bhamra was born in 1940 and raised in the city of Amritsar in Punjab, India into an industrial family. He grew up with an interest in the fine arts and finished his college education at Khalsa College, Amritsar with a Bachelor of the Arts. Later, the author did...
  16. Admin

    Sikhism Celebrating Sikhism: Thousands Descend On Yuba City For Festival, Parade

    Despite scattered showers, the 36th annual Sikh Parade and Festival on Sunday in Yuba City was a success, according to organizers. Tens of thousands of people from all over the world descended upon northwest Yuba City and celebrated Sikhism. 10:06 a.m. California Highway Patrol Officer Chris...
  17. spnadmin

    Controversial Defining Authority In Sikhism

    admin note: The role and authority of Akaal Takht has always been of historical interest to me, as a question of spiritual and temporal authority in Sikhism. We have no clergy, no intermediaries. The Sikh Rehat Maryada charges every Sikh to take Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji as spiritual authority...
  18. D

    Entering Into Sikhism: Questions On Reht Maryada

    have been exploring all kinds of Sikhi resources, and while I understand the keeping of one's hair to distinguish the Sikhs from other groups, *that* is something that one can easily enter into. I have also read that piercings are not permitted, but I already have quite a few. I could take them...
  19. J

    Sikhism Or Spirtuality

    First things first.. A big hii to everyone ...well this is my first post and the topics that everyone has talked abt are pretty interestin. though i have not read all the posts but quite a few to start my own... Well i myself is very much interested in sikh culture the reason being that i was...
  20. jasbirkaleka

    Dominance Of Rituals In Sikhism

    Washing of HAZOOR SAHIB GURUDWARA and the SHASHTRAS with milk and Godavari water is idol worship which goes againt the tanents ofSikhism as propogated by GURU NANAK and GURU GOBIND SINGH.We should follow the teachings of GURU GRANTH SAHIB, instead of spendind so much energy,money,time on...