1. Hijacking of Sikhi - Part 4 - Dr Karminder Singh

    Hijacking of Sikhi - Part 4 - Dr Karminder Singh

    Karminder Singh Dhillon PhD(Boston) discusses the distortion, corruption and adulteration that Sikhi endured for one century and a half at the hands of the n...
  2. Dr Karminder Singh

    Controversial The Hijackers Of Sikhi, Part 3: The Nirmalas

    The Nirmalas descended into Sikh Gurdwaras and institutions from Benares beginning 1765 bolstered by the following six factors: There was a vacuum of leadership and control of Sikh Gurdwaras, given that genuine Sikhs were very much in the wilderness and in survival for life mode; The Udasis...
  3. Dr Karminder Singh

    Controversial The Hijackers Of Sikhi, Part 2: The Udasis

    Sikhi as it is practiced today, is no longer the Sikhi that was taught to us by our Gurus. It is a spirituality that stands distorted, corrupted and tainted. Its scripture – Gurbani – has been distorted through vedic and puranic slants in interpretations and translations; its history muddled...
  4. IJSingh

    On Sects & Denominations In Sikhi By I.J. Singh

    Recently a gurduara in North America ran into a problem. It wanted to sponsor a religious worker from India. There may be ways to circumvent the law but they were told that it required the beneficiary and the petitioner to certify that both belong to the same religious denomination or sect of...
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    Udasis (An Article By Hugh McLeod)

    The Udasis by Hugh Mcleod The Earliest of these sects is unquestionably that of the Udasis, though its importance is historic rather than contemporary. Modern sikhism is generally opposed to asceticism and for that reason alone it has little place...
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    Udasis Doctrines Udasis are usually celibate and renounce worldly cares, but still regard themselves as Sikhs. Anand Ghan (see below) believed that Baba Sri Chand was an incarnation of God, and the only successor of Guru Nanak. Ghan also believed in many Brahmanical-cum-Hindu ideas...