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  1. Ishna

    What Does The Word Har (ਹਰਿ) Mean?

    Sat Sri Akaal What does the word Har (ਹਰਿ) mean? Posted below is the first shabad in Guru Granth Sahib Ji where this word appears on Ang 10 (according to the search criteria used, please correct if it's not right). SriGranth.org suggests 'diamond' from the Sanskrit noun, and English...
  2. spnadmin

    Malaysia Sikhs Can Use The Word ‘Allah’, Says Doyen Karpal

    Sikhs can use the word ‘Allah’, says doyen Karpal http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2014/01/12/sikhs-can-use-the-word-allah-says-doyen-karpal/ Penang Mufti’s prohibition of that word by Sikhs in the state was of no consequence of avail, stressed the veteran lawyer GEORGE...
  3. aristotle

    UK UK Sikhs, Hindus Against Use Of Word 'Asian' In Criminality Talk

    London: British Sikhs and Hindus have launched an online petition asking politicians and media to stop using vague terms like "Asian" while talking of child sex grooming by gangs as it besmirches their communities. Four leading religious groups - the Hindu Council UK, the Network of Sikh...
  4. Ishna

    'Begging' In Gurbani

    So, in a thread about prayer, Admin ji, Lucky ji and I took a short detour about 'begging'. The detour started here (for the really curious SPNers :grinningkaur:). Anyway, long story short, I said: And Admin ji said: Admin ji also suggested that Vedic/Christian overtones in the...
  5. Tejwant Singh

    World Germany Drops Its Longest Word: Rindfleischeti

    Germany drops its longest word: Rindfleischeti... By Jeevan Vasagar, Berlin1:31PM BST 03 Jun 2013 Germany's longest word - Rindfleischetikettierungsüberwachungsaufgabenübertragungsgesetz - a 63-letter long title of a law regulating the testing of beef, has officially ceased to exist. The...
  6. J

    Learn Punjabi Interrogative Word Placement In Sentences

    Example Punjabi Sentence: ਕੀ ਤੁਸੀਂ ਅੰਗਰੇਸ਼ੀ ਬੋਲਦੇ ਹੋ Can someone tell me the Punjabi grammer rule for the placement of "interrogative words" in Punjabi sentences? Should the "interrogative words" go before (SOV or Subject/Object/Verb) or no? In the the example sentence "ਕੀ ਤੁਸੀਂ ਅੰਗਰੇਸ਼ੀ...
  7. Harkiran Kaur

    December 27 Shaheed Of Sahibzaade. Spreading The Word

    Basics Of Sikhi on Youtube and Facebook... on his channel he shared this. I don't know if someone already posted this or not? I can't find it so thought I would share: Sangat Ji, Important news from Punjab...please share far and wide Bhai Rajoana (letter of today) has asked that we all...
  8. J

    Best Word To Use When Referring To Devanagari In Conversation?

    When speaking with someone who speaks Punjabi (and some English) and I am talking about Devanagari (writing system), what is the best word to use to refer to it so that they will understand what I am talking about. Do they know it as nagari or as a different word?
  9. Ishna

    Translation Regarding 'Word Of The Shabad'

    Gurfatehji I am referring to Ang 64.ਗੁਰਮੁਖਿ ਕ੍ਰਿਪਾ ਕਰੇ ਭਗਤਿ ਕੀਜੈ ਬਿਨੁ ਗੁਰ ਭਗਤਿ ਨ ਹੋਇ ॥ Gurmukẖ kirpā kare bẖagaṯ kījai bin gur bẖagaṯ na ho▫e. By God's Grace, the Gurmukh practices devotion; without the Guru, there is no devotional worship ਆਪੈ ਆਪੁ ਮਿਲਾਏ ਬੂਝੈ ਤਾ ਨਿਰਮਲੁ ਹੋਵੈ ਕੋਇ...
  10. Ishna

    Learn Punjabi What Is The Meaning Of The Word 'lehu' (ਲੇਹੁ)

    Gurfateh What is the meaning or significance of the word lehu (ਲੇਹੁ)? Example in a sentence: ਬਿਨਵੰਤਿ ਨਾਨਕ ਸਰਣਿ ਤੇਰੀ ਰਖਿ ਲੇਹੁ ਆਵਣ ਜਾਣਾ ॥੧॥ Binvanṯ Nānak saraṇ ṯerī rakẖ leho āvaṇ jāṇā. ||1|| Prays Nanak, I seek Your Sanctuary - please save me from coming and going in...
  11. Archived_Member16

    Opinion For Priests’ Wives, A Word Of Caution

    For Priests’ Wives, a Word of Caution By SARA RITCHEY - The New York Times Published: January 12, 2012 Lafayette, La. WHAT will life be like for the wives of Roman Catholic priests? On Sunday, the Vatican announced the creation of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of Saint...
  12. R

    SciTech Spread The Word: Math Is The New Sexiness In IT

    Spread the word: Math is the new sexiness in IT By Derrick Harris Dec. 16, 2011, 3:00pm PT 5 Comments “If you go to an eighth grader and ask them how many want to be applied mathematicians, not many hands will go up.” So says Dhiraj Rajaram, founder and CEO of Mu Sigma, a...
  13. J

    FAQs What Does The Word "Ghar" Mean In Guru Granth Sahib Ji?

    What does the word "Ghar" means in Guru Granth Sahib Ji?
  14. Ishna

    What Does The Word 'Shardha' Mean?

    I've tried an online Punjabi/English dictionary but it wasn't recognising the word 'shardha'. Thanks.
  15. spnadmin

    The Word Become Flesh (Interview With Khushwant Singh)

    The Word Become Flesh The Sunset Club, says the indefatigable Khushwant Singh, 96, is his swansong. Or so he says. Sheela Reddy on Khushwant Singh But why?” I ask Khushwant Singh when he firmly pronounces that his sixth and latest novel, The Sunset Club, will be his last. “I am...
  16. spnadmin

    USA Sikhs Spread The Word About Their Faith

    In one of the opening scenes of a light-hearted new film about Sikhism, the young filmmakers pose a challenge: If every Sikh could educate 300 people about the religion, then awareness of the faith would be a reality. The filmmakers, 16-year-old twins Rasna Kaur Neelam and Harnek Singh...
  17. H

    What The Word GURBANI Stands For?

    Dear SPNers, Does the following lines stand good? Pl do give your views. Almighty Lord means "ਪ੍ਰਭ" Technique to merge in HIM is called “GUR” (GUR in Punjabi stands for Technique, Method or Formula). Remember only a True and Complete Guru can provide “GUR” That’s why to learn all this we...
  18. 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...
  19. K

    Is The Bible The Word Of God ?

    Since the moderator mocked, that the thread title does not correspond to the issues debated at the other thread, i opened this one, and ask to continue the debate here.
  20. Admin

    Partition One Word, Many Meanings

    One Word, Many Meanings by Mashirul Hasan Such was the polysemy of Partition in the minds of those who lived through the transfer of power. Qurratulain Hyder's novel Mere Bhi Sanam Khane portrayed the sparks of Partition blowing up the pathways of a composite culture...