Mera Man Lochai

Mera Man Lochai The Bani of the Fifth Guru, Guru Arjan Dev, in the Raag (musical measure) called Maajh, Chau-Padas (Four lines per Hymn), First House of Raag. My mind longs for meeting the Guru (Guru Arjun Dev, not yet a Guru, expresses his desire to meet his father Guru Ram Das
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Akhand Path: Every Minute, Everyday

Every minute of every day divine scriptures are being read out loud from the Siri Guru Granth Sahib Ji, the holy book of the Sikhs, at the Golden Temple in Amritsar, India. This ceremonial, nonstop recitation of Sikh Scriptures, from beginning to end—all 1,430 pages—is known as an Akhand Path and continues, unbroken, to

Raj Khalsa Gurdwara Youth Camp

SDI sponsored a youth camp August 5-8, 2014 at the Raj Khalsa Gurdwara in Sterling Virginia.  It was a four day camp of learning about the Guru, learning and playing Gurubani Kirtan, doing yoga and learning gatka.  The grand finale was going to the park for a game of "gatka wars" and playing kirtan as a group in
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Painting the Divine

The New Mexico History Museum in Santa Fe has a new exhibit called “Painting the Divine” centered around a collection of Images of the Virgin Mary in the New World. The event planners of the museum asked me if they would be able to view the mural painted by Ed O’Brien in the Siri Singhasan
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13th Anniversary of the Attack on the Harimandir Sahib by SS Shanti Kaur Khalsa and SS Dr. Harjot Kaur

In the month of June this year, the Sikhs worldwide will commemorate the thirtieth anniversary of the Indian Army attack on the Harimandir Sahib, known as the Golden Temple of Amritsar, the most beloved Gurdwara of the Sikhs. This is a time of prayerful remembrance for Sikhs everywhere. Understanding the course of events that resulted
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May 2014 Numerology

May: Number 5 – Guru Arjan – Physical Body - The Fruit of LifeThe Karma of number 5 is imbalance, false martyrdom, gaps in communication, contradictions and self exile.The Dharma of number 5 is balance, sacred sacrifice, transformative exchange, intuitive communication and paradox.May brings the first fruit of the year. It is a month to
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