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  1. Tejwant Singh

    Classification Of Poetry In Sri Guru Granth Sahib

    Guru Fateh Ji I need your help in defining some terms of poetry in Gurbani. 1. 2 line poetry stanza - Couplet in English-Dudki in Gurmukhi 2. 3 line poetry stanza - Tercet in English-Tutki in Gurmukhi 3. 4 line poetry Stanza - Quatrain in English- ?? in Gurmukhi 4. 5 line poetry Stanza -...
  2. Ishna

    Hard Talk What Does It Mean To "Desecrate" SGGS / Gurbani?

    So the story of the meth-user who broke into a Gurdwara in Spokane, Washington got some of us wondering. What exactly is "desecration" of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji or Gurbani? I've heard of people who won't put a newspaper full of Gurmukhi on the floor because the script is sacred. Really...
  3. 1

    Consensus Gurbani Word Meanings

    Dear Seekers of the Truth to Oneness : For key terms such as Naam and Hukam is there "community/expert" consensus on the origin, elements, structure , function and application of the meaning of these foundational/fundamental terms that appear in the SGGS, specifically as they were used at...
  4. S

    Do You Believe In Seeking Help And Advice On Worldly Matters From SGGS, Via Taking Gur-vaaks ?

    Anyone who has followed my activity on this forum a bit would know the last month I was depressed over serial failures in life (partly self-inflicted and partly because of behavioral issues I didn't address on time) that led me spiral downwards in life. Fortunately with kirpa of Akal Purakh , I...
  5. 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...
  6. Gyani Jarnail Singh

    Controversial Satikaar Of SGGS In True And Real Terms - HS Dilgeer

    ਅਖੌਤੀ ਸਤਿਕਾਰ ਕਮੇਟੀ ਦਾ ਪਾਖੰਡ (ਡਾਕਟਰ ਹਰਜਿੰਦਰ ਸਿੰਘ ਦਿਲਗੀਰ) 26 May 2014 at 15:57 ਅਖੌਤੀ ਸਤਿਕਾਰ ਕਮੇਟੀ ਦਾ ਪਾਖੰਡ (ਡਾਕਟਰ ਹਰਜਿੰਦਰ ਸਿੰਘ ਦਿਲਗੀਰ) ਪਿਛਲੇ ਕੁਝ ਸਾਲਾਂ ਤੋਂ, ਕੁਝ ਲੋਕਾਂ ਵੱਲੋਂ, ਅਖੌਤੀ ‘ਸਤਿਕਾਰ ਕਮੇਟੀ’ ਦੇ ਨਾਂ ਹੇਠ, ਗੁਰੂ ਗ੍ਰੰਥ ਸਾਹਿਬ ਦੇ ਅਦਬ ਦੇ ਨਾਂ ‘ਤੇ, ਸਿੱਖਾਂ ਦੇ ਘਰਾਂ ਵਿਚੋਂ, ਅਖੌਤੀ ਮਰਿਆਦਾ ਨਾ ਨਿਭਾਏ ਜਾਣ...
  7. A

    Doing Parkash Of SGGS At Home?

    Question for everyone: what is your opinion of doing prakash of SGGS at one's house? Do you think it's a good practice and should be encouraged? Or not? Or it doesn't matter? Any caveats?
  8. H

    UK Maharaja Ranjit Singh Listening To The Holy Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji Jee

    Today on my Khalsabook account, I received this attached picture of Maharaja Ranjit Singh listening to the holy scripture. One thing I could not understand was, that how a Gursikh of Ranjit Singh's calibre could himself sit under a canopy (Chandoa) and Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji jee does not...
  9. Abneet

    Talk Of Hair In SGGS

    I was scheming through verses on in the Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji and I found two verses I thought were interesting. Many people have said that keeping hair isn't mentioned in the Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji at all. But I found a verse about hair at least. I'm not being conviced by the verse at all...
  10. S

    English SGGS Translations

    Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh, I'm not quite sure if this is where to post this, but the Questions and Answers section didn't seem right since that seems to be more about Sikhi itself rather than what I am asking here. I hope that came out right. Anyway, moderators, please move if...
  11. S

    English Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji And Sikh Rehat Maryada SRM

    Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh, I apologize if this is in the wrong forum, but I didn't see anything else that matched what I am asking for in this thread. I am looking for hard copies of English translations of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji (preferably by a reputable Sikh...
  12. A

    How Do You Know God Exists? Does SGGS Prove God Exists?

    If god doesn't exist then you must concede that praying is pointless. Why try and communicate with a being that doesn't exist? If you do meditate on God's name, then you are making a huge time investment into something, and if it turns out there is no god then you've probably wasted alot of...
  13. Gyani Jarnail Singh

    Sikhism Anand Karaj As Per Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji: A Talk By Prof Maninerpal Singh

    Prof. Maninder Pal Singh - Anand karaj Seminar at Delhi.mp4 - YouTube!
  14. Gyani Jarnail Singh

    Short Term SGGS Course Lectures

    A series of very good Lectures in the Seminar on Short term Course on SGGS... Empowerment of Women in SGGS...Kirat in SGGS etc etc.. WATCH ALL Lecture on Women Empowerment in Gurbani by Ms. Bhawna Malik (Part Two) - YouTube
  15. namjiwankaur


    Sat Nam I have a 4 volume set of Sri Guru Granth Sahib from Forgotten Books. Is there a special way that Sikhs treat GGS in their homes? Do I set up a special place for it, wrap it in cloth, read from it in a certain way? I'm basically looking for any info and advice on how I should...
  16. Ambarsaria

    Creator /God ਦਾਤਾ/ਰੱਬ In Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji Is Masculine Or Feminine And What Is The Significa

    I share below couple of great comments I got from gurmatbibek site regarding this question. 1. Grammar oriented 2. Essence and Reference Additionally I believe, from what I understand, the use of masculinity in General in Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji is such that the female persona did...
  17. spnadmin

    News Sants Dethrone Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji From Palki Sahib (Punjabi)

    Forwarded by respected forum member Gyani Jarnail Singh "Arshi"
  18. GurpreetPanesar

    Raagas In SGGS

    Hi there, Sat Sri Akal. Would anyone, by any chance, be having detailed info on Raagas referred to in SGGS? (I would prefer if info other than that on wikipedia is given! :)) Thanks! Gury
  19. Gyani Jarnail Singh

    Maryada Violation In Quebec: "Sukhmani Granth" Parkash On Par With Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji

    The SRM is very very clear that... NO POTHI/Granth..no matter what it contains..may be .."treated on par with the SGGS parkash in Darbar Sahib...".... However GURIQBAL of Mata kaulan has parkashed a GRANTH containing 51 continous Sukhmani Sahibs, under a Chandoa, with Chaur sahib and on Palki...
  20. Gyani Jarnail Singh

    Sikhism Questions And Answers Based On Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji Sawal Jawab Part 1 ਗੁਰ ਪੂਛਹੁ ਭਾਗ

    YouTube - Sawal jawab Part 1 ਗà©à¨° ਪੂਛਹ੠ਭਾਗ -1