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  1. seekingsikhi

    Stupid Questions From An Ignorant Gora

    Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh Sangat ji, I've mentioned in previous posts that I am a white American male living in Texas. As such, my cultural knowledge is (I hope) understandably limited. I'm starting this thread with the intention of asking questions that are, frankly, stupid...
  2. H

    Questions From A Non-sikh

    Hello everyone, I have received some very good answers to these questions on another forum and they recommended that I come here for a better discussion. As the title of the thread suggests, I am currently exploring Sikhi as well as other religious beliefs (including Buddhism and Radha Soami...
  3. Aman Singh

    20 Odd Questions For Waris Ahluwalia

    20 Odd Questions for Waris Ahluwalia Jenni Avvins http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303618904579172132576143194 TEN YEARS AGO, director Wes Anderson gave his friend Waris Ahluwalia the role of an intrepid maritime explorer in "The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou." It...
  4. K

    Basic Questions About Converting To Sikhism

    hello my name is michael I am French and proud to be ;) I live in the countryside I come from a Catholic family and atheist there is of it a few months I discovered Sikhism and how you say I accept the precept that belief and finally found a life paths I wish I still accurate in the study of...
  5. Ishna

    Baavan Akhree (The 52 Letters) Shabad Questions

    Gurufatehji On panna 250 of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji, Guru Arjan begins a shabad called Baavan Akhree (The 52 Letters), in Raag Gauree. This shabad goes from angs 250 to 262 and includes shaloks which open a paurhee which usually references a letter of the Gumukhi alphabet. I have some...
  6. Harkiran Kaur

    Kachera: The Kakkar No One Talks About

    I have finally gotten all 5 kakars now... I ordered online some kachera (they were a package of 7 for a decent price and I just went by measurement for the leg holes etc. I have a few questions... If this should be in a diff forum, pls move :) 1) I can probably fit two of me in one of these...
  7. Harkiran Kaur

    Keski / Dastaar Questions

    So in preparation for when I take Amrit, I have started to learn to tie a keski on my own and managed to actually have it stay on! You can view the result here: http://imageshack.us/a/img203/8002/u68r.jpg and http://imageshack.us/a/img843/2308/0c4r.jpg (I didn't actually post the pics...
  8. spnadmin

    Islam The Islamic Veil Across Europe: Questions Of Equality Versus Equity

    I posted this article because it is a compact overview of burka a niqab as matters of public policy in European countries. The topic is one we revisit frequently at SPN. After posting it I was thrown into a state of considerable wonder, because I don't know what the status of burka and niqab is...
  9. Kanwaljit.Singh

    40 Questions To Ask. Yourself?

    This article is titled 40 questions to ask a Christian. http://thomasswan.hubpages.com/hub/40-Questions-to-ask-a-Christian But I believe that as a believer and seeker of Truth, we should ask these questions ourselves too. (Global Religion) If a hundred different religions have to be wrong...
  10. M

    Interesting Questions Regarding Sikh Conversion

    Hi there! I have a few questions about Sikhism. I am an American girl who is really new to the Sikh culture and way of life, and I'd love to learn more from someone more experienced :happykudi: (that being said, I apologize if anything I ask here comes off as rude or offensive; that isn't my...
  11. Harkiran Kaur

    Leisure Guess Who Going To Be At Harmandir Sahib For Diwali 2013! Need Help With Visa App :)

    I am so happy beyond belief right now! Thanks to some back pay from the military I am travelling to India Oct 25th and return to Canada 15th Nov. That means I will be there for Diwali!!! :) SOOOOOO very excited! Staying with a friend in New Delhi and they will drive me to Amritsar and...
  12. G

    General Sikh History Quiz Site Launched

    Hi everyone, I've made this website for learning some Sikh history trivia. The questions were created for use at the Sterling Heights Gurdwara (MI) Punjabi class. Here is the link: http://michigangurudwara.com/sikhhistoryquestions/ All the code is posted on Github here...
  13. 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...
  14. spnadmin

    The Big Questions (Interfaith Dialog Videos From BBC)

    Is there any evidence for God? BBC The Big questions:Is there evidence for God? 15/1/12 (FULL Version) Adam Deen - YouTube!
  15. findingmyway

    Opinion Questions That Unbalance Me: Exploring Sikh Womanhood Through Sculpture

    Sarbjit Kaur, studying a Masters in Research. Manchester Metropolitan University. MIRIAD: Manchester Institute for Research and Innovation in Art and Design. Research title: Questions that unbalance me: exploring Sikh womanhood through sculpture. I am an artist, poet, researcher, teacher and...
  16. I

    Some Questions On Inconsistencies

    Greetings, I have been reading an English translation of the Guru Granth Sahib and have found the wisdom contained therein to be the most beautiful composition of God, ethics, and faith. As a student of the mystical path I often find myself studying the periphery of holy books for a look at...
  17. Harkiran Kaur

    Age Difference Questions

    I just have a very general question... I know that the vast majority of Sikh marriages in India are girl younger, marrying an older guy. I am just curious as to if it ever happens the other direction? Does a younger Sikh guy ever marry a girl who is older than he is? If so, is this relation...
  18. A

    A Few Questions About Sikhi!

    Hello everyone! It has been a while since I've logged on, I want to thank everyone who posted in my other thread, your advice was wonderful and made the entire process much easier. Someone asked me to update on my situation, I will later when I have a bit more free time, but right now I have...
  19. Gyani Jarnail Singh

    Malaysia Questions Over "Fatwa" Effect On Non-Muslims After Sultan's Decree

    Questions over ‘fatwa’ effect on non-Muslims after Selangor Sultan’s ‘Allah’ decree By Debra Cong http://www.themalaysianinsider.com/malaysia/article/questions-over-fatwa-effect-on-non-muslims-after-selangor-sultans-allah-decree/ KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 9 ― Christian church leaders have...
  20. Harkiran Kaur

    Urgent! Need Help With Some Gender Equality Questions!

    I am in a rather heated discussion with someone on Facebook, who touts himself as being extremely religious and knowledgeable in Sikhi. He is trying to tell me these things and saying they are backed up by Gurbani: 1. That women are not allowed to talk to men (at all) outside of marriage. 2...
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