Posts by: Sikh Dharma International

Japji Sahib and the Shabad Guru

"Give because God gives to you.  Love because that is your purpose in life.  Shine because it is important. Share because it is demanded of you. How can you do it?  In Japji, Guru Nanak gave you guidance, telling you the way he found liberation, ‘In the ambrosial hour, meditate on the True Identity.  Your
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The Invention of the Gurmukhi Script

Many people who practice Kundalini Yoga as taught by the Siri Singh Sahib - Yogi Bhajan love the mantras and chants. But where did these chants come from? What language are they written in? Kundalini Yoga often uses chants taken from the language of Gurmukhi.  As far as languages go, Gurmukhi is relatively new. It’s
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The Shabad is my Guru

Shabad – the sound that cuts the ego. Guru – the wisdom that takes us from darkness to light. In his teachings, Yogi Bhajan, also known as the Siri Singh Sahib of Sikh Dharma, taught that the Shabad Guru would become the guiding wisdom for people in the Aquarian Age. But what, exactly, is the
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Turban Tying Demo Page

Below are two examples of how to tie a turban (using the "Starter Turbans" from our Marketplace) The male model is using “rubia” fabric and the female model is using “American Cotton” fabric. Our American Cotton Turban = 3.5 Yards in Length and approximately 19″ in width. (medium fine weave) Our Rubia (Indian Cotton Turban) = 3.5 Yards in
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Help Us Save Children in Venezuela

This Humanitarian Crisis is Worse than You Think!   What is Happening The Venezuelan economic crisis has turned into a full-blown humanitarian disaster. The country’s currency, the bolivar, has devalued to point of being worthless and inflation has now pushed food prices to the point where two-thirds of all Venezuelans cannot afford to
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Guru Hargobind, the Emperor and the Tiger

Chandu and other enemies of Guru Hargobind learned of the Guru’s military preparations, and claimed that Guru Hargobind was not only converting Muslims to his faith, he was raising an army to avenge his father’s death. With this false rumor, they tried to convince Emperor Jahangir that Hargobind posed a major threat to his kingdom.
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KC Report – 2018 – Spring

The International Khalsa Council met in Espanola, New Mexico on April 25 – 28th, 2018 for its Baisakhi meetings. Comprised of approximately 100 Ministers and leaders from the global Sikh Dharma community, the Khalsa Council serves as a leadership body for our Dharma, meeting twice a year to discuss issues of relevance to the present and
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Statement by SDI and the International Khalsa Council

As Sikhs, we believe in the equality and dignity of all human beings. Sikhs stand for truth, social justice and freedom for all.  Sikh Dharma International and the International Khalsa Council, a body of Sikh Ministers and leaders, stand united with all people of love and consciousness to speak out against the current US
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Divine Music Celebrating Fathers

Guru Dass's music has opened hearts and touched the souls of thousands of people around the world. He departed this earthly abode in 2017. In honor of fathers everywhere, our spiritual father Guru Gobind Singh, and our beloved Guru Dass Singh, please enjoy these divine songs. 
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Vision of Peace

Siri Singh Sahib, Yogi Bhajan inspired people to lead healthy, happy, and holy lives. A master of Kundalini Yoga, he was committed to helping create a loving world. He founded Peace Prayer Day, which has been an annual event since 1986, joining people of all faiths to pray for and celebrate peace.  It is one of
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