Community Minded Children

By Jugat Guru Singh Khalsa and Saraswati Kaur Khalsa, Miri Piri Academy. “Recognize that the other person is you” This is one of Yogi Bhajan’s most widely known teachings. To be community-minded is to understand the inextricable connection between ourselves and the people around us. Individual consciousness has to go into a group consciousness to find
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Compañerismo Para Toda La Humanidad

Guru Nanak, el primer Guru Sikh, tuvo una experiencia de iluminación divina. Estaba sumergido bajo las aguas del río Kali Bien por tres días. Cuando lo encontraron, su primera declaración fue, “no hay Hindú, no hay Musulmán”. Al principio esta declaración puede parecer confusa, pero expresa una idea que se volvió el fundamento de todos
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Part of the Guru’s Mission

by SS Sat Jagat Singh Khalsa, Brooklyn NY Originally posted in the Winter 2018 SDI Ministry Newsletter I have had two unique experiences while serving at the Golden Temple that have helped me to excel with the Guru. First, I took a rag and started polishing the walls in the stairways inside Harimandir
Indian Sikh devotees carry the Sikh holy book the Guru Granth Sahib during a procession from the Sri Akal Takhat to the Golden Temple in Amritsar on April 4, 2018.
The event marks the eve of the 397th birth anniversary of the ninth Sikh Guru, Teg Bahadur. Guru Tegh Bahadur, the youngest of five sons of Guru Hargobind, was born in Amritsar in 1621 and was executed on the orders of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in Delhi in 1675. / AFP PHOTO / NARINDER NANU        (Photo credit should read NARINDER NANU/AFP/Getty Images)

Trust the Guru and Excel

by SS Sangeet Kaur Khalsa, Phoenix AZ Originally published in the Winter 2018 SDI Ministry Newsletter The Guru has made my life richer, deeper and more valuable than anyone could ever have imagined possible. This spring, the Guru carried me through the end of my life-destiny and helped me to restart a new one.
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Guided with Love

Originally posted in the Fall 2018 SDI Ministry Newsletter There is a saying that God is always working in our best interest to serve us and we just need to connect with this energy to deliver the goals or prayer we are seeking. Throughout my life, I’ve explored how this happens and
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What Prayer Can Be Offered?

By SS Karta Purkh Singh Khalsa, Kansas City MO Originally posted in the Fall 2018 SDI Ministry Newsletter My first visit to India—after adopting the Sikh faith—was in 1980. We went to visit the Golden Temple in Amritsar. Upon my arrival at the Harimander Sahib, the Guru determined that I was in
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Guru Nanak Dev Ji

As was customary in India in the 1400s, an astrologer was called to cast the horoscope for a newborn infant. He amazed everyone by saying, “This is no ordinary child. This infant is a divine incarnation.” He predicted that this soul would have a profound influence on the world. The astrologer was definitely right, for
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Bandi Chhor Divas: A Day of Liberation

Guru Hargobind set off for Gwalior. There he found the prisoners living in terrible conditions without adequate food or clothing. Among the prisoners were rajas whose kingdoms and thrones had been taken over by Jahangir. The Guru lived with them, shared his meager rations with them, and comforted them with stories of Guru Nanak and
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What People are Saying about the “Deepening Your Personal Relationship with the Guru” Course

  Constance Mayer This course is delivering exactly what I feel my soul desires. A group of teachers and community committed to giving & receiving the teachings of the Guru. Åse Evebø Thank you so much for all this information! I`ve been reading for hours! And I will for
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KC Report – 2018 – Fall

The International Khalsa Council met at the Hacienda de Guru Ram Das Ashram in Espanola, New Mexico on September 26- 29th, 2018 for its Fall 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
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