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  1. S

    How could my sins be forgiven?

    I'm a 15 year old sikh girl and I've been very very disrespectful to my parents. My dad has always been soft on me and never put restrictions on my while my om loved me with her whole heart. I feel the worst for taking advantage ofd them. I took advantage of almost everyone in our house...
  2. Gyani Jarnail Singh

    Sikhi Pomp, Show & Splendor And True Respect Of The Guru?

    The Story of Three Fathers One member from the Hindu community and another member from the Muslim community complained to a judge asking him, “Why is a Sikh father respected more than our fathers?” The judge replied, “We need to find out, but can you please bring your respective fathers with...
  3. Inderjeet Kaur

    International Women's Day 2015

    Most years I make a picture commemorating this day each year. Thinking especially of the troubles of India's daughters, this year I have used familiar lines from Siri Guru Granth Sahib. We are told that a woman is raped in India every 20 minutes? Give me a break! It's more like every 20...
  4. Archived_Member16

    India Fight For Respect To Sikh Symbols May Suffer: Experts

    Fight for respect to Sikh symbols may suffer: Experts Perneet Singh Tribune News Service Amritsar, June 30 Even as the Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak committee (SGPC) has ordered a probe into the assault on senior IAS officer Kahan Singh Pannu and “violation of Sikh maryada,” there is a...
  5. spnadmin

    ‘Enough Was Enough’, Says Pioneer Of Respect To Sikh Turban Campaign

    ‘Enough was Enough’, Says Pioneer of Respect to Sikh Turban Campaign By: Gurpreet Kaur See interview video at this link http://www.sikh24.com/2013/02/enough-was-enough-says-pioneer-of-respect-to-sikh-turban-campaign/#.URRGUVqOh9k When injustice was committed by a small group of...
  6. namritanevaeh

    Learn Punjabi Ji As In "Gurufateh Ji"?

    I see this a lot in people's replies to me. Namrita Ji. What Does It mean? Also, is there a website that can do even a mediocre job Of translating English to Panjābī or vice Versa? Thanks!!
  7. findingmyway

    The Best $5 I Ever Saved

    This morning started off like any other, me running late. I got up, got ready, packed my lunch and rushed out the door. Driving to the park and ride to take the bus to work I knew it would be close, luckily there were almost all green lights, as I pulled into the parking lot I saw the bus...
  8. Ishna

    Head Coverings: For Faith, For Respect, For Pride [female Perspective]

    Women of different faiths and cultural backgrounds speak about why they chose to wear head coverings. http://video.seattletimes.com/1817581462001/ Seattle Times
  9. Admin

    Out Of Respect

    When going to the gurdwara as a child, I would always sit at the very front of the darbar hall. And as my mind would wander off (like most kid’s do), I would observe the people in line to "mutha tek." Being the curious kid I was, I would notice the peculiarities in the way people bowed before...
  10. A

    How To Define "Respect" For Other Religions?

    "Do not say that the Vedas and the Koran (semitic books i.e. Bible, Torah and Qur'an) are false. Those who do not contemplate them are false." Guru Granth Sahib page 1350 We know that Guru Nanak exhorted Hindus to be good Hindus and Muslims to be good Muslims. My question is, how does this...
  11. M

    Christianity Can Sikhs Respect Jesus As A Good Teacher As Some Jews Do ?

    Can Sikhs respect Jesus as a good teacher like some Jews do ? http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/sikhism/people/jesus.shtml
  12. Ambarsaria

    Guru Ji's Paintings In The House: Admire As Art, Show Respect, Or Should Not Keep!

    Following are examples of some paintings of our Guru ji's (per vision of the painter), I consider these to be very fine paintings. We have one of such in our family room. I have come across people who have differing opinions. I will share my family's experience. I like them as a nice...
  13. spnadmin

    World Sikhs Take To The Streets To Demand Dignity And Respect At European Airports

    BIRMINGHAM, England, September 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of Sikhs will today take part in a simultaneous demonstration in four European capitals to protest against what they say is a growing trend of intimidation and disrespect of their faith at European airports. The UK...
  14. spnadmin

    Canada The Turban Has Gained Great Respect In Canada But Disrespectful Attitudes Remain

    By Ken Herar Recently, I had an interesting conversation with a friend who was curious about why Sikhs wear the various colours and different styles of turbans. Living in the Lower Mainland, many times in a day you will see turbaned Sikhs walking on the streets, in the malls or maybe at your...
  15. jhelmick

    General Modern Telephone Manners

    Something has been bugging me of late and I would very much like to share it. If my rant has no place here, I won't be upset if admins remove it, but I'd like to get it off my chest. Has telephone etiquette gone the way of the Dodo Bird & the Dinosaur? This is something I’ve noticed being...
  16. spnadmin

    Respect People's Language Of Worship

    Respect people’s language of worship G Vinod | March 16, 2011 Rakyat will doubt the government's sincerity in respecting religious freedom and the mode of worship, says consultative council PETALING JAYA: The government should respect religious freedom and the language used for worship...
  17. spnadmin

    Canada Sikhs 'disappointed' By Quebec Vote Barring Kirpans From Assembly

    [B]Sikhs 'disappointed' by Quebec vote barring kirpans from assembly[/B QUEBEC — Members of Canada's Sikh community said they were 'disappointed' Wednesday evening after Quebec's national assembly adopted a motion by a vote of 113-0 supporting the decision by security workers to bar four...
  18. spnadmin

    Tolerance Isn't Good Enough: The Need For Mutual Respect In Interfaith Religions

    It is fashionable in interfaith discussions to advocate "tolerance" for other faiths. But we would find it patronizing, even downright insulting, to be "tolerated" at someone's dinner table. No spouse would appreciate being told that his or her presence at home was being "tolerated." No...
  19. Ishna

    Respect To Gurbani In Other Languages

    Sat Sri Akal I would like to know the sangat's opinion on the level of respect to accord to gurbani in various written forms. Do you feel translations should be shown the level of respect as gurmukhi? Would you cover your head if reading, for example, an article at www.gurbani.org, as opposed...
  20. K

    USA Most Americans Don't Respect Single Moms

    http://www.elearners.com/projectworkingmom/about/most-americans-don-t-respect-single-moms/ Most Americans Don't Respect Single Moms If you’re a single mom, you probably face a lot of obstacles in your daily life. Money, childcare, stress, and anxiety are all hard things...