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    General Khanda Symbol On Bones? Need Help!

    Hello SPN. I am not here on leisure but alternatively I need some help trying to find some answers. On another forum we are trying to figure out what this image might mean. Another user from this forum found this arrangement on his land and we're trying to figure out what it could mean. The...
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    Turban - A Symbol Of Pre-eminence And Honor

    Turban- Symbol of Pre-eminence and Honor Principal Surjeet Singh Gurbani says that man dominates the rest of the creation as a lord: "All other forms of life are at thy service. The entire earth is thy domain." (SGGS p 337). This dominance of humans over all other forms of creation has...
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    Kirpan: A Religious Symbol. Vote Now In The CBC Poll

    Inside Politics Blog Question of the Day * By Ryan Hicks The kirpan -- the ceremonial dagger worn by many Sikhs -- is not considered a weapon by law. Many Sikhs wear it in public places. Bloc MP Claude DeBellefeuille is proposing a ban on kirpans in the House of Commons. This came...
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    Canada New Officer A Symbol Of Diversity

    It's a police uniform that's the first of its kind in the city. Only three years ago, 35-year-old Gurvinder Singh Chakal moved to Canada from Punjab, India. Now, he's a member of the Winnipeg Police Service and will be wearing a turban as part of his standard uniform. Chakal was one of 26...
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    What Is The Meaning Of The Sikh Symbol?

    I am new to this forum and know very little about Sikhism. What does the symbol mean (the yellow symbol next to my name)?
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    India Indian Rupee Finally Gets Its Own Symbol

    Indian rupee finally gets its own symbol Reuters - July 15, 2010 9:02 AM The new symbol, an amalgam of the devanagari script of the Hindi language and the Roman letter "R," "reflects and captures the Indian ethos and culture," the cabinet said in a statement. Photograph by: Reuters, Reuters...
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    Kirpan(Sword) In Sikhism - A Symbol Of Benevolence And Dignity

    source:http://www.indolink.com/printArticleS.php?id=022405023333 Kirpan(Sword) in Sikhism - A Symbol of Benevolence and Dignity by: Dr. Sawraj Singh, MD, FICS -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Kirpan, which can be literally translated into...
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    Re: Origin Of Khanda Symbol, The Sikh Insignia

    KHANDA/ਖੰਡਾ The Khanda constitutes three symbols in one. However, the name is derived from the central symbol, a special type of double-edged sword which confirms the Sikhs' belief in One God. The double-edged sword is the creative power of God which controls the destiny of the...
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    Origin Of Khanda Symbol, The Sikh Insignia

    Coins of Banda Bahadur or of Maharaja Ranjit Singh in the museum of Maharaja Patiala, did not bear Khanda symbol (Dr. Dalip Kaur, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar). The British introduced an insignia for the Sikh soldiers to fix on their turbans. It was a ring (Chakkar) on top of which was...
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    Coinage Sikh Coinage: Symbol Of Sikh Sovereignty

    Reviewed by Professor Hardev Singh Virk The author of Sikh Coinage: Symbol of Sikh Sovereignty, is a retired civil servant who, after retirement, received his Ph D from the Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata. The title of his dissertation was Studies in Sikh Coinage. This book is an...
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    Sikhism Is Just A Fashion Symbol For Most

    Firstly, you must be thinking who am I to make such a statement. But it is what I see everyday, wannabe gangsta's using Sikhism and the Khanda as a fashion statement. The "Trim Singhs" with a khanda on their car, sporting trimmed beards. The Sikh's with cut hair, with huge kara's, using...
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    Kirpan: A Symbol Of Benevolence And Dignity !

    Kirpan (Sword) in Skhism - A Symbol of Benevolence and Dignity by: Dr. Sawraj Singh, MD, FICS Kirpan, which can be literally translated into sword, has a much deeper meaning in the Sikh religion. It consists of two words, Kirpa and Aan. The word Kirpa means benevolence and the word Aan means...
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    Buddhism Dalai Lama: The 'Compassionate Defender' Who Is Tibet's Symbol Of Hope (Middle East Times)

    Dharamsala, INDIA -- Friend to kings and popes, presidents and paupers, the Dalai Lama has long been a symbol of hope for 5 million Tibetans living in exile or in their homeland occupied by China in 1950...
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    Buddhism Dalai Lama: The "Compassionate Defender" Who Is Tibet's Symbol Of Hope (AFP Via Yahoo! News)

    Friend to kings and popes, presidents and paupers, the Dalai Lama has long been a symbol of hope for five million Tibetans living in exile or in their homeland occupied by China in 1950...
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    Kheer Bhawani-a Symbol Of Hindu-Muslim Amity (India Daily)

    With utmost belief in the almighty, hundreds of Indian devotees, braving rebel fears and the increased violence in Kashmir, started off their pilgrimage to a highly revered Hindu temple, Kheer Bhawani, on Tuesday...
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    Christianity Exposition Dedicated To The Cross, Main Christian Symbol, In Moscow Monastery (Russian Information A

    MOSCOW, June 6 (RIA Novosti) - The Andrei Rublev Central Museum of Medieval Russian Culture and Art, at the Savior's Monastery of St. Andronicus (Spaso-Andronievsky) in Moscow, is opening an exposition tomorrow under the motto, "The Cross is a Keeper of the Universe."...
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    Sikh News French 'Religious Symbol' Ban

    This ban is ridiculous. Post all related links here, or newest information when it comes. Am I the only one that feels worthless? Sikhs in France are in deep trouble, and I can't do anything at all? I often dreamt of an opportunity to stand up, and fight. The world is wierd man, we...
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