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  1. N

    Finding a Sangat

    Hello, I hesitate to call myself Sikh but I do chant the Japji in the morning and do Naam Simran. My spiritual practice has been primarily solitary with occasions of short visits to one of the local Gurdwaras. I don't usually talk to anyone when I visit as I often feel out of place. The...
  2. Ishna

    Ishna's Comings And Goings Part 2

    Following from Part 1 But things started to get complicated. Firstly, Ishna had married a man who, while very understanding and supportive of her faith, was still fond of the western standard of feminine beauty. He did not like body hair, or the idea of a turban. Ishna found herself with a...
  3. Rajveer_97

    What Counts As "sangat" To You?

    The way I see sangat is anyone that shares the goal of finding The One, spiritual enlightnment and lives a life of love. For me sangat goes beyond religious labels, how about you? What do you think? Do you share a similar view? Or is sangat for you only those who are Sikhs? Would love to hear...
  4. S

    Gurmat Chanan

    bani Guru hai bani vich bani amrit sare gurbani khae sewak jan manea prtakh guru nistare shabad gurbani enlighten us ....but we can't get knowledge about shabad gurbani unless we meet some enlighten person. some ktrrpanthi's say bad things about "saints" ..but those kttrrpanthis are ingnorant...
  5. Luckysingh

    Sadh Sangat: What Does It Mean To You?

    I feel that it would be interesting and important to discuss what 'sadh sangat' really means. What we think or assume it means and what it means to us individually. In gurbani it is mentioned many times that we should have the company of sadh sangat. It is often stated that in this company we...
  6. findingmyway

    Kabeer Man Pankhi Bha-i-o Ud Ud Dah Dis Ja-e | ਕਬੀਰ ਮਨੁ ਪੰਖੀ ਭਇਓ ਉਡਿ ਉਡਿ ਦਹ ਦਿਸ ਜਾਇ

    These are saloks of Sant Kabir ji. They appear on Ang 1369. There is no rehao. The translation is by Dr. Sant Singh Khalsa. spnadmin ਕਬੀਰ ਮਨੁ ਪੰਖੀ ਭਇਓ ਉਡਿ ਉਡਿ ਦਹ ਦਿਸ ਜਾਇ ॥ Kabīr man pankẖī bẖa▫i▫o ud ud ḏah ḏis jā▫e. Kabeer, the mind has become a bird; it soars and flies in the ten...
  7. S

    Sikhism The Sikhs In History By Sangat Singh Online Pdf

    Here is a great book on Sikh History available free in pdf format for everyone. A simple and easy to understand history covering the Guruic period and rise of the sikh power to Sikhs under british rule and to modern day. I hope everyone will read and enjoy it. Click on the caption below to...
  8. spnadmin

    Sikhism And The Caste System (Sangat TV, In Punjabi)

    Caste System and Sikhism part-1 programe " GYAN KI AAYI ANNDHI " Sangat TV UK - YouTube
  9. Archived_Member16

    India Sikh Sangat In Shock After Another Gurdwara Attacked In Punjab

    Sikh Sangat in Shock After Another Gurdwara Attacked in Punjab Drunk Man Sets Pothis and other Gurdwara Belongings to Fire By: Sikh24 Editors (September 6, 2012)–Following the sacrilege incident at Sahnewal village Gurdwara, Sikh Sangat living in Punjab has been met with another blow...
  10. Harry Haller

    The Importance Of Sangat To A Social Inadequate

    Gurfatehji I have read time and time again how important sangat is, and to be honest I did not really have any time for what I assumed was the social side of sikhi. I don't really get people on the whole, and do my level best to live my own little life as far away from company as I can. For...
  11. Ishna

    Is This A Definition Of Sadh Sangat?

    I was reading Chapter 11 of MacAuliffe's Life of Guru Nanak and came upon the following paragraph. Would you say this is a description of the kind of people a Sikh should look for within the sangat? You often see Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji talk about the 'company of the holy' and 'the true...
  12. Archived_Member16

    Opinion A Student In Search Of A Sangat

    June 5, 2011 A student in search of sangat The State News - June 5, 2011 Sangat is an important concept in Sikhism. In English, it roughly translates to “company.” From an early age, a line from my first morning prayer stuck out: Japji Sahib. Those who surround themselves with...
  13. Archived_Member16

    Jathedar Nandgarh: Amended Nanakshai Calendar Should Be Discarded By Sangat!

    May 24, 2011 Brief summary: Jathedar Nandgarh: Amended Nanakshai Calendar should be discarded by Sangat ! ਜਥੇਦਾਰ ਨੰਦਗੜ ਨੇ ਸੋਧਾਂ ਵਾਲੇ ਕੈਲੰਡਰ ’ਤੇ ਸਵਾਲ ਉਠਾਇਆ ਬਰਨਾਲਾ, 24 ਮਈ : ਨਾਨਕਸ਼ਾਹੀ ਕੈਲੰਡਰ ਵਿਚ ਸੋਧਾਂ ਕਰਨ ਵਾਲੇ ਕੀ ਦੱਸ ਸਕਦੇ ਹਨ ਕਿ ਸ੍ਰੀ ਗੁਰੂ ਅਰਜਨ ਦੇਵ ਜੀ ਸ਼ਹੀਦੀ ਤੋਂ ਪੰਜ ਦਿਨ ਬਾਅਦ ਗੁਰੂ...
  14. spnadmin

    World Sangat Expelled From Gurdwara In Germany

    There is no description available other than keshdhar/amritdharii sangat is being expelled from a gurdwara by police at request of shaven membership. YouTube - munchen gurdwara sahib, Germany
  15. spnadmin

    Langar, The Sikh Refectory - Sangat And Pangat (from Sikh Chic)

    Guru Nanak felt that the real cause of the misery he saw in the people of the land was their disunity born of diversity of belief. He, therefore, refused to recognize any distinction between man and man and tried to bring his followers together both in thought and deed. He inculcated a common...
  16. spnadmin

    Where Is My Sangat?

    In Sikh Sikhi Sikhism, on another thread, we are seeking a gurmat understanding of the meaning of sadh sangat from the shabad guru? But sometimes this sangat is not easy to find, spot or identify in our daily lives and interactions with other people. Often we do not find "sangat" in gurdwara...
  17. spnadmin

    Why Sadh Sangat? Why Not Go It Alone?

    This thread is intended for a discussion of shabad vichaar. Below is a couplet from Raag Aaasa, first Mehl, on Ang 437 of Sri Guru Granth Sahib ji. The complete shabad is at this link http://www.searchgurbani.com/guru_granth_sahib/ang/437/line/20032 ਸਾਧ ਸਭਾ ਸੰਤਾ ਕੀ ਸੰਗਤਿ ਨਦਰਿ ਪ੍ਰਭੂ...
  18. Archived_Member16

    Controversial UK Sangat Prevents Beadbi At Grays Gurdwara

    UK SANGAT PREVENTS BEADBI AT GRAYS GURDWARA UK SEWADARS | Published on October 17, 2010 GRAYS, ESSEX - On Saturday 16 October, at least 250 Gursikhs, which included men, women, children, young and old from across the UK, travelled to Grays Gurdwara to prevent the Beadbi of meat and...
  19. spnadmin

    Sikh Sangat Where Art Thou? — Finding Good Sangat (from Sanmukh's Blog)

    August 24, 2010 Waheguru Ji, Why do you keep me away from sangat? It always seems that the world has an access to Good Sangat but I am by myself. I struggle to search for you, to meet you but no one reaches out to help me, to encourage me. Why am I so lonely? The path to becoming a Sikh can...
  20. Tejwant Singh

    Darbar Sahib Wilting Under Sangat Pressure

    Darbar Sahib wilting under Sangat pressure. http://epaper. hindustantimes. com/ArticleText. aspx?article= 16_04_2010_ 403_003&kword=&mode=1 `Devise new ways to meet devotees' rush' The Golden Temple is one of the most sacred places in India. Sikhs, non-Sikhs and foreigners have a desire to...