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  1. IJSingh

    Tweaking Traditions By I J Singh

    Traditions are best described as habits of the heart. They persist, define and dominate our lives even when they seem to have lost all reason for existence. But, surely, the heart has its reasons of which reason knows not. Christians celebrate the rite of Confirmation to mark the coming of...
  2. Rory

    Covering The Head In Different Religious Traditions

    What do you think it is about head coverings that make them so common as a sign of reverence towards religious activities/places/values? Nearly every religion has some form of head covering, whether it be full-time or for ceremonial purposes, modesty or respect in a place of worship etc., but...
  3. Harkiran Kaur

    A Conscious Creator In Sikhi And Other Faith Traditions?

    A conscious creator in Sikhi? I have noticed on here in recent times that some people claim to be Sikh and yet do not believe in a conscious creator, but instead personally interpret Gurbani to be instruction on how to live in harmony with nature / creation and compare Sikhi to Athiesm. But...
  4. spnadmin

    Cosmic Time (Yuga) In Hindu Versus Sikh Traditions

    An Analysis of Cosmic Time (Yuga) Theory in Hindu & Sikh Traditions Prof Arvinder Singh http://sikhinstitute.org/jan_2013/2-arvind.html The concept of time in Hindu religious scripture is not linear, but cyclical. The Hindu cosmology primarily relying upon an idea that the process of...
  5. Ambarsaria

    (In Punjabi/ਪੰਜਾਬੀ) Mixed Punjabi Folk Great Traditions

    ‪Real Punjabi Folk-Jugni by Buddah Shaikh‬‏ - YouTube ‪Babul Merian Gudian by Inayat Ali (Originally Recorded in 1980)‬‏ - YouTube ‪Qissa Veer Te Jod by Ashiq Hussain Jat‬‏ - YouTube ‪Punjabi Lok Geet by Shaukat Ali Kiyun Door Door Rehande O‬‏ - YouTube...
  6. spnadmin

    SikhRI Leadership Program Trains Young Generation About Sikh Traditions

    SAN ANTONIO, TX—Young people from across world came to participate in the Sikh Research Institute’s (SikhRI) leadership development program Sidak. Sidak is a distinctive leadership development program for young adults seeking to increase their commitment towards the Sikh faith. A two-week...
  7. spnadmin

    Buddhism Japanese Look To Ancient Traditions For Strength

    By Cathy Lynn Grossman USA Today (RNS) When uncounted thousands have died in a disaster such as last week's earthquake and tsunami, where will the Japanese people find spiritual strength? Experts on Japanese culture say they'll find it in the critical, comforting rituals of religion...
  8. spnadmin

    Sacred Music Traditions Of The World (Slideshow And Video)

    There is something -- well, everything, really -- about that spiritual experience that is ineffable and eternally elusive. It's no wonder, then, that an integral part of virtually all major world faith traditions is music. It is the language of the soul, after all. What can't be said in words...
  9. Chaan Pardesi

    Heritage Indian Traditions Play Crucial Role For Immigrant Families

    Indian traditions play crucial role for immigrant families Published On Sat Oct 2 2010 Eight people and three generations live together in the Grewal home. The family unit flourished in India in large part due to the absence of a social system for children or elders. In the front row...
  10. spnadmin

    Opinion Sashti Balasundaram: Indian Traditions Mix With 21st Century Ideals

    Sashti Balasundaram: Indian traditions mix with 21st century ideals Sashti Balasundaram: Indian traditions mix with 21st century ideals : My View : The Buffalo News A vibrancy flows on the streets of India, with rickshaw drivers yelling for passengers, lorries trumpeting their presence...
  11. spnadmin

    Comparing The Khalsa Rehat: Damdami, Nihang, Nanaksar, AKJ And Singh Sabha Traditions

    Observing the Khalsa Rahit in North America: Some Issues and Trends Pashaura Singh From this source: Untitled Document RECENT controversy over the "correct" observance of the "Sikh Code of Conduct" (Rahit Maryada) has sparked a world-wide debate within the...
  12. Sinister

    What Does It Mean To Be "saved" In Different Religious Traditions?

    this is being saved YouTube - Jesus Is My Friend by Sonseed
  13. V

    Oral Traditions

    ORAL TRADITIONS Oral tradition or oral culture is a way of transmitting history or literature from one generation to the next in a civilization without a writing system. In a general sense, "Oral Tradition" refers to the transmission of cultural or religious material through vocal utterance...
  14. Tejwant Singh

    Oral Traditions- Their Importance And Pitfalls

    Oral traditions are only important if they do not contradict Gurmat. If and when they do, they should be vehemently rejected by the Sikh Panth. It is the Akaal Takhat's duty to do that. Rather than banning tables and chairs in the Langar halls and trying to ban gay marriage in another country...
  15. S

    Festival To Feature Religious Traditions (The Buffalo News)

    The region's largest interfaith organization, the Network of Religious Communities, receives its share of requests for speakers on a variety of religions and traditions. http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/rss/search/Hinduism/SIG=11tui4gtu/*http%3A//www.buffalonews.com/editorial/20050601/1029397.asp
  16. S

    Sikh News Open Hands Open Hearts: Event Explores Diverse Faith Traditions

    ... religion. Noon. Sikh Prayers. The JHU Sikh Student group invites everyone to its weekly prayers. 5 pm First Sundays at Five. Cathedral ... http://www.jhu.edu/~gazette/2005/21feb05/21open.html