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  1. Tejwant Singh

    Musicians In Search Of A Song

    The Dewarists S01E09 - 'Sacred Science' - YouTube Disclaimer. Dewars India has funded this interesting series about musical collaboration, fusion and new music forms. Their project is not unlike sponsorship by Coke Studio which produces experimental performances of traditional Indian and Sufi...
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    Bathing In Sacred Water

    Sat Sri Akal Can someone please advice me as to what gurubani says about bathing in sacred waters. As far as I am aware it's prohibited but time and time again we see Sikhs bathing in golden temples nod hemkunt sahib sarovar. Taking pure water from hazoor sahib etc. What's the reason for that...
  3. B

    Hinduism Are Hindus Sacred Temple Fake?

    WGJKK WGJKF, I wanted to know on the denial of the Idol worship, does this means all the Idols in the ancient sacred temples should not be worshiped? as some of these are more than thousands or years old. And the Sanatan text says that few of these temples are created by Lord Ram (the temple...
  4. spnadmin

    Navigating The Sacred And The Dangerous In The Holy Land

    Kazim Ali American poet, novelist, essayist and I was driven from the sea through the mountains to Jerusalem. Where every street has three names that do not always translate from one to another. Street of the "Mujahideen" translated into English and Hebrew as "Lion's Gate Road." But the...
  5. spnadmin

    Sikhism Leafing Through History; Sacred Gurdwaras Named For Trees

    Review by Parul Bajaj Tags : Damanbir Singh, IAS officer, Sikh religion, Tryst With Trees It was a pilgrimage of sorts, one that took Damanbir Singh Jaspal, a senior Punjab IAS officer, eminent scholar and academician, more than three years to complete. It was a journey that required both...
  6. spnadmin

    Sacred Music Traditions Of The World (Slideshow And Video)

    There is something -- well, everything, really -- about that spiritual experience that is ineffable and eternally elusive. It's no wonder, then, that an integral part of virtually all major world faith traditions is music. It is the language of the soul, after all. What can't be said in words...
  7. IJSingh

    Celebration & Hope Sikh Sacred Music

    Celebration & Hope Sikh Sacred Music <small>by GURMUKH SINGH (U.K.) & I.J. SINGH (U.S.A.)</small> Christians and Hindus are way ahead of us. Christians have boys' choral ensembles, mixed choirs, women gospel singers, and accomplished instrumentalists. Church history even speaks of the...
  8. spnadmin

    Heritage Sikh Art – Sacred Aesthetics Of The Sikhs By Nikky-Guninder Kaur Singh

    Any momentous undertaking in Sikh life commences with a reading from the Guru Granth. In keeping with the tradition, then, I begin our celebration of the Satinder Kaur Kapany gallery with a scriptural verse: santa ke karaj ap khaloia hari kam karavanu aia ram dharati suhavi tal suhava vicu...
  9. spnadmin

    Arts/Society The Sacred Act Of Eating

    Deepa S. Iyer Researcher, Innovations for Successful Societies In my great grandmother's house in Thanjavur, a small town in Tamil Nadu, every meal represented an elaborate ritual. Each night, she washed a fresh set of clothes for the next morning (always a colorful nine yards sari and its...
  10. spnadmin

    Judaism Kabbalah: A Sacred Science Of The Future?

    Kabbalah: A Sacred Science of the Future Yehuda Berg I enjoyed reading "The Jewish View of Creationism" by Rabbi Adam Jacobs on Huffington Post. Coincidentally, we at Kabbalah Publishing are re-editing one of the Rav's previous works in which he discusses time and space from the perspective of...
  11. Caspian

    Controversial The Legendary Ganga Sagar: An Investigation Of Its Structure And Properties

    I haven't posted in a few months :p my last post got wayyyyy tooo hectic, I couldn't keep up with it in all honesty. But now onto the Ganga Sagar There's a reason why I opted to put this thread in the "controversies" section. But that's simply because I believe its a fraud. I know of a great...
  12. stacia

    If Marriage Is Sacred

    Ok so here I am, 30 something white girl, divorced, mother of 2, woman of good character, hard working and independent ..... Involved with a Sikh man. I have always been fascinated by religion in general and with Sikhism in particular. It has, at its purist, seemed to me to be a spiritual...
  13. M

    Heritage Shame For Those Who Are Running The Sacred Shrines (Badal's SGPC)

    Khalsa Ji, I have figured out about the view of Sangat and even Moderators of SPN about the so-called Panthic Parties(Not only Badal' Party). Its a shame that Badal's SGPC could not make it to the SPN's list of Sikh Organisations Section in Home Page, Since I believe many have realized that...
  14. Tejwant Singh

    Hey, That's Sacred Ground: Let's Talk About Where To Build That Mosque

    Every once in a while we witness the perfect interfaith storm. It's always a combination of religion, politics, and one special ingredient, like money, scandal, or, as in this season's storm, collective memory. This season's perfect interfaith storm is the proposed mosque and Islamic community...
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    What Happens-when An Amritdhari Breaks The Sacred Pledge

    As per the famous lines "Rehat bena dur chota khave", if some Sikh who has taken 'Khande Batte de pahul" and breaks the "REHAT" is for no where. But in actual, what could happen for such an offence, if really it is an offence as per the SRM or SGGS jee. The learned forum members, pl come...
  16. spnadmin

    Nature Sacred Plans: Sikh Religious Leaders Meet On Climate Change

    Noted Sikh environAMRITSAR: Noted Sikh environmentalists Baba Sewa Singh and Baba Balbir Singh Seechewal were among 200 representatives of all major faiths of the world who gathered at Windsor Castle, near London, for a three-day conference that concluded on Wednesday. The meet is aimed at...
  17. spnadmin

    In Search Of MA: The Sacred Feminine In World Religions

    April 25, 2009 She just appeared in a prolonged moment of despondency, feeling a bad case of emotional beach erosion, with only enough will left to let what ever would happen or should happen wash over me. No accomplishment or good feeling of victory ever stays with me more than a couple of...
  18. spnadmin

    Greetings On The Sacred Gurpurab Of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji

    Gian Dhian Kichh Karam Na Jana Sar Na Jana Teri Sabb Tey Vada Satgur Nanak Jin Kai Rakhi Meri I know no Gian (Divine Knowledge), Dhian (Meditation) and Karma philosophy (virtuous deeds). I do not know your true greatness. But I know one thing that my Satguru (True Guru) Nanak is the...
  19. K

    Sacred Symbols In British Sikhism

    DISKUS: Sewa Singh Kalsi SACRED SYMBOLS IN BRITISH SIKHISM Dr. Sewa Singh Kalsi Department of Theology and Religious Studies University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT This paper aims to examine the process of evolution of Sikh sacred symbols with a view to understanding their...
  20. K

    General Pathways To The Sacred - Interview With Guruka Singh

    Very interesting interview on MrSikhnet.com:) MrSikhNet » Blog Archive » Pathways to the Sacred - Interview with Guruka Singh "Here is an audio recording of Guruka Singh being Interviewed by Josh Jourdan on WPVM radio’s "Pathways to the Sacred". It was very interesting to hear all of Guruka...
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