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  1. Abneet

    Do Sikh Parents Understand?

    Do Sikh parents understand what their sons and daughters go through? First I want to talk about Sikh families currently living in America. A lot of my Sikh friends have cut their hair due to pressure and wanting to attract opposite sex. Today's society in America is hard to be part of as a Sikh...
  2. spnadmin

    SciTech Will We Ever Understand Quantum Theory?

    Even physicists say they don't understand it. They just "shut up and calculate." Will we ever .........understand quantum theory? Phillip Ball http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20130124-will-we-ever-get-quantum-theory If the baffling behaviour of subatomic particles leaves you...
  3. spnadmin

    Buddhism Do Americans Understand Buddhism?

    by Owen Flanagan Last month when my new book, "The Bodhisattva's Brain: Buddhism Naturalized" (MIT, 2011) was published, I was deep in the jungle among the Achuar, an indigenous people living on two million acres of primary rain forest in southeastern Ecuador and northeastern Peru. The Achuar...
  4. Ambarsaria

    Pride, Body Depravation, Fake Practices Are No Use: Blessed Understand Creator

    A wonderful Shabad for discourse. My understanding in Red and as always I stand corrected. Sat Sri Akal.
  5. H

    Does Everyone Understand The Prayers At The Gurdwara

    Ok many people go to the gurudawara and i am sure most do understand what they prayers that are being said mean. Those people who really dont understand what the prayers mean what should they do about it? Not go any more? Shuold Gurudawars start teaching more about what jaap ji saib means or...
  6. N

    Confused About My Relationship With My Girlfriend

    i met my gf in november on the internet and we met up too. we have been together since then however if she does not txt me i start to feel upset and hurt i know im so wrong for this. i plan to marry her and i cannot help but feel attached to her. how can i feel better? your thoughts are...
  7. findingmyway

    Arts/Society Imitating Accents Makes Them Easier To Understand

    I thought this was very amusing as we all imitate accents on some level either consciously or subconsciously!! A University of Manchester study published in the journal Psychological Science suggests that imitating someone who speaks with a regional or foreign accent may actually help you...
  8. spnadmin

    Why Should We Read Guru Granth Sahib, When We Cannot Understand A Single Word?

    Why Should We Read Guru Granth Sahib, Even if We Can't Understand A Single Word. An old American Sikh lived on a farm in the mountains of Eastern Kentucky with his Young Grandson. Each morning Grandpa was up early, sitting at the kitchen table,reading his Guru Granth Sahib. His...
  9. singhisking101

    Aasaa Ki Vaar: I Don't Understand This Analogy

    Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa Waheguru Ji Ke Fateh! I do not understand this analogy that Guru Ji has given us in the Asa Di Var. ਮਃ ੧ ॥ मः १ ॥ Mėhlā 1. First Mehl: ਪਹਿਲੀ ਪਾਤਸ਼ਾਹੀ। ਮਿਟੀ ਮੁਸਲਮਾਨ ਕੀ ਪੇੜੈ ਪਈ ਕੁਮ੍ਹ੍ਹਿਆਰ ॥ मिटी मुसलमान की पेड़ै पई कुम्हिआर ॥ Mitī musalmān kī peṛai...
  10. H

    General To Understand Someone

    I heard Yogi Bhajan say this once (I'm paraphrasing): If you really want to help somone who has fallen (spiritually, mentally), you have to understand them. That is, you have to STAND UNDER them. I think I understood a bit of what he meant today. Most times when I have tried to help people in...
  11. S

    Understand The Will;MEET The LORD

    sBnw rwgW ivic so Blw BweI ijqu visAw min Awie ] (1423-17, slok vwrW qy vDIk, mÚ 4) Among all Ragas, that one is sublime, O Siblings of Destiny, by which the Lord comes to abide in the mind. rwgu nwdu sBu scu hY kImiq khI n jwie ] (1423-18, slok vwrW qy vDIk, mÚ 4) Those Ragas which are in the...
  12. O

    Is It Necessary To Understand Entire Bani?

    I may not be putting a very relevant question. But I have to clear my doubts I consider it appropriate to have the valuable opinion as to how the 'sangat' here feels about whether we or I should understand the entire Gurbani as a sikh. I don't have time and then I do not understand much Of the...
  13. dalsingh

    Translating A Vaar Of Bhai Gurdas. Please Help If You Can Understand Punjabi!

    Would the sangat bless me with their Punjabi skills. The following is from Vaar 5 Pauri 8 (Bhai Gurdas). I've been trying to understand it in Punjabi and some of translation that is given doesn't seem right. (i've put in square brackets what I understand, could the sangat help me with the...
  14. H

    What Sikhism Means To Me ? Ie If I Really Understand It

    :) Dear Brother and Sisters :confused: WGKWGF :- What does “ Sikhism mean to me ”. This may of course vary for different men and woman . Sikhism is an contemporary religion which enshrines today’s human aspirations. To name some of the several values enshrined in Sikhism...