London: A UK-based Sikh charity has won widespread praise for taking proactive action in distributing bottles of water to passengers stranded at a UK border crossing over the weekend.
Khalsa Aid volunteers swung into action when they heard the news of huge traffic pile-ups at the Port of...
JALANDHAR: With Jat agitation in Haryana leaving thousands of commuters stranded at different places in Haryana, gurudwaras of Panipat and at other places have been thrown open to them. Gurudwaras, local Sikhs and volunteers have also started 24x7 Langar (free community kitchen) and all...
This is our true story... We all come across angels in our lives at some point. We don't know who they are or even recognise them the next time we see them. This is a story about humanity in the face of tragedy. It's set against the backdrop of the Kuwait-Iraq war in mid-1990s. As is well...
Do you play video games? What is the central theme in each game? Collecting points? Now imagine these points as virtues; designed to attack the bad guys - also known as vices.
Seva is not just all work and no play.
As I wash dishes, help with langgar, mop floors etc, I am on the path of...
SWAT: The Sikh Welfare and Awareness Team in London have put on a Christmas party for homeless people, complete with hot langar, a DJ, party hats, and a 'reverse advent calendar' initiative to get people to put something in a collection box every day over advent.
They even made the news...
Sikhs aim to show American spirit in Bedford Fourth of July parade
*A note : The most interesting part is to read the comments which I have included at the end. Doing Seva is part of Sikhi but some reactions show the ignorance and how people refuse to educate themselves.
"Gurdwara Management Seva : Election By Majority Vote Vs Unanimous Selection by Gurmatta"
ਗੁਰਦੁਆਰਾ ਪ੍ਰਬੰਧਕ ਸੇਵਾ ਚੋਣ ਪ੍ਰਣਾਲੀ - ਵੋਟਾਂ ਰਾਹੀਂ ਬਹੁਮਤ ਦੀ ਇਲੈਕਸ਼ਨ ਪ੍ਰਣਾਲੀ ਬਨਾਮ ਗੁਰਮਤੇ ਰਾਹੀਂ ਸਰਬਸੰਮਤੀ ਦੀ ਸਿਲੈਕਸ਼ਨ ਪ੍ਰਣਾਲੀ
Vaheguru Ji Ka Khalsa
Vaheguru Ji Ki Fateh
Gurdwara Sahib is an essential...
I am interested in hearing from everyone what are the different approaches they take do to seva?
My wife and I, with the help of a very impressive young man, started a new project yesterday that I wanted to share with you all.
First of all a word about our friend Manzur, He’s not Sikh...
Mumbai was forcibly SHUT DOWN By Shiv Sena
With eateries and restaurants all closed today in Mumbai, Gurudwaras have organized langars in various parts of the city. Police constables can be seen having the Langar
Mumbai, led by Sri Guru Singh Sabha (Regd) , always does a...
From Ludhiana to El Salvador
Reporting from Baltimore - After two trips to Ludhiana, an American surgical team, led by two Sikh orthopedists, will perform free knee and hip replacements next year for about 50 impoverished patients in El Salvador.
Operation Walk Maryland, led by Harpal...
Daily Langar Is Being Served At Various Stations For The passengers Of The Sachkhand Express..
Seva Starts From:-
Daily Thousands Of Passengers From Various Community Enjoy The Seva
Sat Nam _/|\_
So the Beloved spoke to me about Harry ji Sunday and again this morning. Here's what SHe said.
Sunday I attended a Sant Mat meditation group (a whole different thread will come from that, God'dess willing). But anyway, during the sanghat discussion, it was mentioned that...
THE SCIENCE OF SEVA
It doesn’t happen that often but it does often enough.
Some days I come across something in the newspaper that connects us to Sikhi – it grabs you and won’t let go.
On July 8, 2012, just a very few days ago, it was an opinion piece in the New York Times. The...
T. SHER SINGH
Saturday, June 23, 2012
I have noticed that the concept of seva - loosely translated as "selfless, voluntary service" - is nowadays increasingly wielded as a weapon and less as what it is meant to be.
What are the different types of Seva?
There is the physical seva, if you help out in the langar hall, or help clean etc. There is an auntie who does a LOT of seva, literally runs the kitchen (& I'm pretty sure she doesn't get paid for it, but does it for the love of it).
I once hear a...
Punjabdigital library site is great. I urge everyone to sign up. You can view every page of many granths including, panth parkash, suraj parkash, gyan parkash, bhai mani singh ji granth's etc. These are all handwritten granths written in larivar(no spaces between word) form. The handwriting is...
Libya, Haiti and Punjab – Seva in Three Continents
Khalsa Aid volunteer Ravinder Singh Gill went out to Libya to deliver 25,000 of bottled drinking water for the refugee camp on the Libyan/Tunisian border. Ravinder helped distribute water, milk and food through sandstorms to the...
Dear learned Sangat Ji
I have been asked to say a few words on the topic of seva, to a discussion group at my local gurdwara.
I would be very grateful if anyone would be able to provide quotes from Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji Maharaj on the topic of seva.
Very specifically I wanted to highlight...