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  1. seekingsikhi

    Who Doesn't Love A Stupid Question?

    Does keeping your kes include things like nose hair and eyebrows? Some of mine get pretty…intrusive. Along a similar line, I subconsciously bite the hairs of my moustache when they end up in my mouth. Anybody else have this problem?
  2. Harkiran Kaur

    Siropa Question

    To say that I am speechless is an understatement! But yesterday, my sangat bestowed siropa on me for the legwork I did in having the Royal Canadian Navy accept Sikh females with turbans and the 5 k's. Previously it had been only Sikh males were allowed. Consequently, I then became the first...
  3. C

    A Slightly Absurd Question

    Hello everyone, My wife and I are new sikhs. We have not yet taken Amrit (because there is no Gurudwara nearby) but we are very, very dedicated to the Guru's Hukam. I come here to ask a question because I have tried and tried to find the information myself but it is not working. We live...
  4. M

    Question About Sikh Wedding And Parents

    Hi, I was a bit unsure about something during the Sikh Wedding. Do the parents stand up with the couple near the start to just signify that they have given their consent for the wedding to take place?? If one parents has passed away, will there name still be read out? My mother passed away...
  5. M

    A Dilemma And A Question!

    Sat Shri Akal, My dilemma: I am a high school girl who wants to convert to Sikhism. My mom (although not extreamely religious herself) gets upset whenever I tell her that I do not wish to follow the Christian faith. I have not told her that I have a desire to be Sikh forfear of what her...
  6. Harry Haller

    A Question Of Luck? Does Consonance Bless You?

    I have a howling problem, I keep wanting to howl, until I finally give in and raising my nose to the wind, I run, and I howl. I howl until life around me degenerates into complete chaos, and then, at the absolute last minute, I wake up, and spend weeks, maybe months getting back onto an even...
  7. P

    Question About Forgiveness

    Hello everyone, I'm new on this forum. I have recently started doing the morning prayers and sometimes Ardas. I had a question about forgiveness. At the moment i'm going through a very difficult time because I have cut off the relationship with my dad and two sisters...
  8. BlazinSikh

    Just A Few General Questions?

    Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Waheguru Ji Ke Fateh! So from reading the title of the thread you can see that i have a few question to ask in which i hope the sangat of SPN do not mind answering. 1) When ever i read or study about Naam Simran i always see that when doing Naam Simran in Amrit Vela...
  9. Archived_Member16

    India Beyond Rape Trial, A Bigger Question About Women's Status In India

    The Christian Science Monitor - CSMonitor.com Beyond rape trial, a bigger question about women's status in India Court proceedings began today for five of the men accused in the deadly gang rape of a young woman in Delhi that led to her recent death. Women travel in the women’s...
  10. G

    Hinduism Ram And Krishna In Sikhism: A Hindu Perspective

    Say Sri Akal everyone's Someone posted a question in other forums and unfortunately I am not knowledgable to answer it. San someone help me answering the question is that I can make Sikhism stand on the below clear to them. Some Hindus trying to device that a lot if people by saying Rama is...
  11. Harkiran Kaur

    Friendship Between Genders. Important Question

    Sat Sri Skal! I was in a debate with someone recently, a guy who I was talking to online. He says that according to Guru Nanak Dev Ji, it is forbidden to talk to someone else's fiance. Now, I made it clear to him I am open to making new friends, not interested in pursuing anything with him...
  12. G

    Exploring The Need For A Step-by-Step Manual On Following Sikhi Way Of Life

    On being a Sikh? I'm not sure what to do. I've been reading the Granth Sahib, but I'm not sure on what to start applying in my daily life. I wish there was a manual step by step guide on being a Sikh. I also went to a Gurdwara once but didn't go again. It's not really that I felt...
  13. M

    Can Someone Answer My Question? (Trimming Beard)

    Sat Sri Akaal, Hello, I am a new Sikh and am wondering why I see a lot of older Sikh men who obviously trim their beards? Also, is it normal for a Sikh that has not taken Amrit to wear one or more of the 5K's? If I have in some way offended someone I apologize. Thanks for your help :):):)
  14. M

    Am I Right Or Wrong? (Turban Question)

    I have had a turban all my life and have believed in my culture of Sikhism from the moment i was taught it. I have never thought of cutting my hair and want to continue wearing it for the rest of my life. I go to the gurdwara regularly and love going, it makes me feel better and i love serving...
  15. Harkiran Kaur

    Question About Amrit And Covering Hair

    I am a Gori Sikh, and I really want to do Amrit... and the man I want to spend my life with is a Punjabi Sikh and also wants me to do Amrit eventually. My question is about covering hair. Is it mandatory once you do Amrit that your hair needs to be covered at all times? I have no issues with...
  16. Harkiran Kaur

    Leisure Salwar Kameez And Sweater Question

    Sat Sri Akal, I guess this is the best place to put this since it's more a 'fashion' question than a Sikh question. I have been wearing Salwar Kameez exclusively to the Gurdwara and have now been even gifted a few sets from ladies there! In the heat of Summer the suit by itself was more...
  17. 3

    General Khanda Tattoo Placement Question

    I have a khanda tattooed on my thigh, above the knee. I recently saw a video on youtube where a guy got some khandas tattooed on his knee's and people said it was disrespectful because it touches the ground. It made me think about my tattoo... I like that people cannot see my tattoo, it is...
  18. Archived_Member16

    USA US Sikhs Question The Logic Of SGPC Announcing Probe Panel

    US sikhs question the logic of SGPC announcing probe panel I P Singh, TNN | Aug 7, 2012, 08.40PM IST JALANDHAR: NRI Sikhs and even some leaders of SGPC and Shiromani Akali Dal have been left wondering that SGPC President Avtar Singh Makkar has announced to form a three member committee...
  19. ohhcuppycakee

    Question About Converting To Sikhism For A Married Person

    I heard awhile ago that divorce is not allowed in Sikhism. I also heard Sikhs can only marry other Sikhs. So I would like to know... If a person converts to Sikhism and their spouse isn't Sikh, do they have to leave them?
  20. Randip Singh

    A Question To Gurujee Or Bani Manipulation?

    Hi folks I was recently e-mail an interesting question and answer document based on the Guru Granth Sahib ji. Iread it and thought it is an excellent example for me to illustrate how Bani can be manipulated: Now here is the same article with Bani added and questions slightly altered: any views?