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The Life and Times of Guru Har Rai

This post is about Guru Har Rai and his unique leadership of the Sikhs during the turbulence of the 17th century in India. The time of Guru Har Rai’s Guruship was marked not only by serious infighting between the various contenders to the Mughal throne, but also by the Minas or the descendants of
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Discussing Prayer

Harijot Singh Khalsa taught a class at the Sikh Dharma International tent at Summer Solstice and this is an excerpt from that class, shared by Sikhnet. Most of us, if not all, have experienced our prayers being answered. It could be a small thing like getting a parking space, to a large thing like
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The Beauty and Experiences at the Golden Temple

It is a must for not only for Sikhs but others to visit The Golden Temple and pay your homage. Not only the experience will be blissful but it also has a healing effect both on their mind and physical body. It is difficult to quantify the blessings and what one takes with them after
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The Value of Hair

What is the benefit of hair? Guruka Singh shares his thoughts about hair and being aware of why you want to keep or not keep your hair (particularly in relation to being a Sikh). Either looking at it from scientific point of view...an experiential perspective or just because the Guru asked us to keep our
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