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  1. spnadmin

    World Questions And Answers On Restrictions On Religious Dress And Symbols In Europe (HRW.org)

    A growing number of European countries have passed or are contemplating restrictions on religious dress in public places. The impetus for these restrictions is the debate in Europe about the wearing of Muslim veils. The debate reflects tensions in increasingly pluralist societies struggling with...
  2. namjiwankaur

    Questions From Jasnoor

    I have a few questions. It will probably be simplest to group them all in one email. How is Jot (Divine Light) pronounced? Do Sikhs use prayer beads? What have the gurus said about worshiping God as Divine Mother? I heard one of the gurus worshiped the Feminine Divine. Are there websites...
  3. C

    Questions For You - What Who Is The God?

    YouTube - What Is God? Watch the following video and try 2 anwser his questions I have to admit some of his questions even caused confusion inside me so thats why i am here 4 some help..
  4. be_still

    Questions From A New Sikh

    Hello all! I am fully ready to convert to the Sikh faith, because I believe it is the way I was meant for.. (long story). But, as a "white" women, it is hard to "be" a Sikh. I have been to my local Gurdwara, but the only other white women there talks about Kundilini, and not the religion. I am a...
  5. Shanger

    A Few Questions From Me

    I've only started reading the granth recently, and I'm not very far but I have some questions. 1] sikhism require you to pray to god, implying that god wants you to pray to him. Wanting to be praised is a human trait, and surely god is something much greater than human emotions etc, so why...
  6. Ishna

    Japji Translation Questions

    <table><tbody><tr><td>Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Waheguru ji Ki Fateh!! Editorial: Here's a question from the first line after Mul Mantar: ਸੋਚੈ ਸੋਚਿ ਨ ਹੋਵਈ ਜੇ ਸੋਚੀ ਲਖ ਵਾਰ ॥ Socẖai socẖ na hova▫ī je socẖī lakẖ vār. The English translation by H. McLeod (and another I have but don't have the author...
  7. Ishna

    Japji Translation Questions

    Sat Sri Akal Hi everyone I've started this thread as a place to gather questions specifically relating to translations of Japji Sahib. Here's a question from the first line after Mul Mantar: ਸੋਚੈ ਸੋਚਿ ਨ ਹੋਵਈ ਜੇ ਸੋਚੀ ਲਖ ਵਾਰ ॥ Socẖai socẖ na hova▫ī je socẖī lakẖ vār. The English...
  8. A

    Going To Gurdwara For The First Time. I Have A Few Questions

    So, I am planning on going to Gurdwara in the next week or so and I have a few questions so that I will not offend anyone there. How do you bow to the Guru Granth Sahib? And then what is the Gurdwara's view on people with disabilities? Sikhism seems like a very accepting religion, but will...
  9. J

    Two Questions To Consider

    What will happen: * If each & every member of the site starts living on the teachings of "Gurbani" Seriousely or whole heartedly to become "Gurmukh" than "Manmukh". * If each & every person of the world starts living on the teachings of "Gurbani" Seriousely or whole heartedly to become...
  10. M

    Gurus What Do You Think About This Interesting Question About Our Sikh Gurus?

    What do you think of this interesting statement on our Sikh Gurus ? I am a Sikh who is proud of his Hindu heritage. I allways knew this fact, but someone put it very beautifully. Read this - The Sikh Gurus had Hindu names.. Nanak Dev - Dev is found in Sanskrit Angad Dev - Angad is the name of...
  11. spnadmin

    1984 Anti-Sikh Pogrom 1984 Questions That Remain Unanswered

    1984 Questions that Remain Unanswered (by Sikhism) http://www.facebook.com/?ref=home#!/notes/sikhism/1984-questions-that-remain-unanswered/396252678460 Justice (Retd.) Ranjit Singh Narula [Eminent jurist and former Chief Justice of Punjab & Haryana High Court. Article reproduced from The...
  12. R

    Legal Bombay HC Questions Law Preventing Women To Work In Bars Post 9.30 Pm

    Bombay HC questions law preventing women to work in bars post 9.30 pm Bombay HC questions law preventing women to work in bars post 9.30 pm - Mumbai - City - The Times of India MUMBAI: A state law which prohibits women from working in bars and restaurant after 2130 hours has come in for...
  13. G

    Two Questions About God

    I have two questions that I was asked a while back and I have been wondering the answers ever since. First of all, (this was asked by an atheist) if God exists, why do so many "bad" things happen in the world? It got me thinking, why does vaheguru not make everyone good and take out all of the...
  14. spnadmin

    SALDEF SALDEF Questions Texas Congressman Who Calls Racial Profiling "Common Sense"

    Texas Congressman Calls Racial Profiling "Common Sense" On March 4th, during a Congressional hearing reviewing the Transportation Security Administration's 2011 Fiscal Year budget, Representative John Culberson, R-Texas, 7th District (Houston), demanded to know why the US Government...
  15. Admin

    [SPN] Questions From Non-Sikhs To Sikhs

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    Questions From Non-Sikhs To Sikhs

    Connected thread http://www.sikhphilosophy.net/new-to-sikhism/29530-are-there-different-types-of-sikhs.html#post122538 Hello and Blessings to ALL It has occurred to me that there must be quite a few persons in this board, that might have the same problems that I am having understanding Sikhi...
  17. seeker3k

    Sakhis Sakhi Guru Amardas Ji - A Few Questions?

    SSA I need help in understanding about Guru Amardas the third guru. I came across the booklet distributed by SGPC short stories about gurus. One of the story is about guru Amardas Ji. There is some question about the katha. Amardas ji met Guru Angad dev ji when Amardas was in his 60’s. As the...
  18. spnadmin

    More Questions About Temple Finances

    More questions about temple finances...
  19. M

    Atheism Questions About Blasphemy And Atheism

    I created this thread for those people who are on the fence... perhaps, its good if you hear both sides of the story so you can make up your mind. Ill start.... my first question is, to the believers of course: 1. Why do you believe in god? 2. Why are you religious? :D:happy::happysingh:
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    Gurus Gurgaddi Questions

    Dear friends, Why the Gurgaddi (Guruship) was bestowed upon Shri Guru Harkishan Sahib? Some people raise doubt over this and says that Sodhi Gurus wanted to keep gurgaddi within their family. I have no doubt that a small child can be enlightened and capable, giving the gurgadii to small child...