((According to Andrew's schedule, September is "Sikhism" month!))
Humanity has lost its mind, all because of religious strife. For a cultural phenomenon that’s existed as long as Man has been afraid of the dark, religion remains a divisive and misunderstood subject. A poll by The Pew Forum...
As we share and suffer with people in Japan, let us bring some peace in these difficult times in our own ways.
From Sikhism, I start with the following from Sri Guru Granth Sahib ji, our Holy Book and teacher embodiment,
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Yasmin Mogahed is an internationally published writer and instructor of communications.
Posted: February 28, 2011 10:00 PM
We live in an iWorld. Surrounded by iPhones, iPads, MYspace, YOUtube, the focus is clear: Me, my, I. One need not look far to see this obsession with the...
Rabbi Will Berkovitz
Rabbi-in-Residence, Repair the World
"Complete Control Matters." Read the poster at the Chicago airport. The copywriters know their audience because I suspect this belief in complete control is one many of us hold. And it is certainly one we desire. We want to be in...
I am looking for some advice on where to go from where I'm at in terms of spiritual development, so I'll highlight how I got to where I'm at. Hopefully it won't attract any replies loaded with prejudices or maybe this is just a loaded question. But anyway, just need a little guidance...
Norris J. Chumley, Ph.D.
Exec. Producer/Director/Co-Author, "Mysteries of the Jesus Prayer" movie and book
Written with V. Rev. John A. McGuckin, Ph.D.
In ancient times, as early as the late second and early centuries of the Common Era in Egypt and Syria, more than a few people...
Rev. James Martin, S.J.
For a lark yesterday, on my 50th birthday, I Tweeted 12 things that I wish I had known at 25. Or more accurately, 12 things that, had I put them into action, would have made my life a lot easier. Some are bits of advice that wisdom figures have told me and took years...
Spiritual Hermeneutics in the Sufism of Ibn Arabi
The word hermeneutics has recently become quite popular among the philosophy, social sciences and literary circles. But this is not something novel or modern. Hermeneutics originally meant interpretation of texts. This goes back...
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ਗੁਰ ਸਤਿਗੁਰ ਕਾ ਜੋ ਸਿਖੁ ਅਖਾਏ ਸੁ ਭਲਕੇ ਉਠਿ ਹਰਿ ਨਾਮੁ ਧਿਆਵੈ ॥
Gur saṯgur kā jo sikẖ akẖā▫e so bẖalke uṯẖ har nām ḏẖi▫āvai.
One who calls himself a Sikh of the Guru, the True Guru, shall rise in the early...
The following is an excerpt from the Dalai Lama's latest book, "My Spiritual Journey," a collection of personal memories, anecdotes and reflections on his boyhood in Tibet, his early life as a monk and his experiences as a world leader living in exile:
I am a professional laugher
This article turned up as part of a conversation on another network. The problem put to the forum can be summarized as follows: Both Sikhs and Sufis suffered mightily at the hands of Muslim overlords in northern India. In spite of this shared history, Sikhs and Sufis do not seem to connect...
VHP President seeks spiritual help from
Sikh High priest for Ram temple in Ayodhya
Sunday, 12 September 2010
AMRITSAR: Vishav Hindu Parishad (VHP) president Ashok Singhal here Saturday met Sikh high priest Jatehdar Akal Takht( highest Sikh temporal seat) Gyani Gurbachan...
for Tejwant Singh Malik
With all the controversy going on at Ground Zero related to the Mosque debate, it's easy to lose sight of the positive impact spirituality has had on many 9/11 families grieving for loved ones. The experiences are chronicled in my book, "MESSAGES: Signs, Visits and...
YouTube- India - Spiritual Cradle of Mankind (part 1)
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Albert Einstein's famous equation, E=mc<sup>2</sup>, remains difficult for me to grasp fully. But I feel I have come to understand something of the man -- his expansive spirit, his relentless curiosity, and his reverence for the beauty and order of nature and thought. I was daunted as I...
These spiritual masters,help only rich guys,in big hotels,how about average guys,who can't afford big hotels
Whether you are an experience mediator or just beginning. His Holiness Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj can help you take the next step in your inner growth. Come see why he is revered...
Giving Up Your Spiritual Journey (and Putting Down Roots)
Giving Up Your Spiritual Journey (and Putting Down Roots) - Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove - God's Politics Blog
Don lived for years in the Chicago area, working hard and trying to keep up with the fast pace of his profession. Several...
Religious versus Spiritual?
Norris J. Chumley, Ph.D.: Religious Versus Spiritual?
It's a trend today to disdain religion as repressive and affirm spirituality as transformational or liberating, but really, one can be a member of a religious institution and be spiritual, or be religious or...
A Spiritual New Year's Eve
by AVNEET BAINS
The mark of a new year is a time for celebration. However, amongst the revelry and the parties, many opt to welcome the New Year in a more spiritual way.
Every year, many Sikhs all over the world celebrate the coming New Year by attending New...
Spiritual Longing and the Path of Forgiveness
A heart that longs for love, and that longs to find the way home to God, opens a pathway of light from the human, embodied self to the soul that exists eternally in the realms of spirit. Spiritual longing not only activates...