Three pillars of Sikhism
The Three Pillars of Sikhism were formalised by Guru Nanak as:
The Guru led the Sikhs directly to practise Simran and Naam Japna—meditation on God and reciting and chanting of God’s Name—Waheguru. The Sikh is to recite the Nitnem banis...
History revisited: Filmmakers look to Punjab for inspiration
Posted: Sat Oct 23 2010, 03:59 hrs Chandigarh:
Whether it is films or television series, the region and its people have been more than inspiring for directors and creative personalities
Whether it is...
Maharajas Revistedby HARINDER SINGH
Last week I walked into the first exhibition designed to "comprehensively" explore the extraordinarily rich culture of the maharajas.
"Maharaja - The Splendour of India's Royal Courts" is the feature exhibit at the Victoria & Alberta...
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'Their Demeanour Was Frighteningly Casual'
Ashok Jaitly, an IAS officer posted in Delhi in November 1984, was
one of the rare officers to testify against the police and political
workers for their role...
June comes around every year with uncomfortable regularity. In 1984, on Guru Arjan’s martyrdom day —June 5 — the Indian army launched a full-scale invasion of the Golden Temple in Amritsar and of 40 other gurdwaras across Punjab. Thousands were massacred; there was no...
Sikhs believe in the following:
There is one God: God made everything. God is called Satguru – "True Guru" and Waheguru - "Wonderful Guru". Sikh basic beliefs are summed up in the words of the Mool Mantar, the first hymn written by Guru Nanak and part of Japji Sahib, the first...
Some historians claim Guru Arjan Dev laid the foundation stone of Harmandar Sahib, while others give the credit to Muslim saint Sain Mian Mir. In this confusion, however, the lessons of universal brotherhood and communal harmony that shine through the Sikh history are...