Do You Know How the Golden Temple Sarovar is Kept Clean and Clear?

This article is courtesy of Miri Piri Academy Our annual forty days of ishnaan seva at the Golden Temple continues (Follow on instagram @mpaspirit). The site on which the Golden Temple rests has been a space for quiet reflection for centuries. Originally a small lake in the middle of a forest, many saints
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The Power of Prayer

We stood outside the facilities in McAllen, Texas, in the parking lot across the road, and looked at the United States flag that was flying in the courtyard. I’ve never been particularly prayerful, as a child I refused to say my evening prayers before bed. That’s still my innate response to anyone asking me to
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The Gold and Marble at Harimandir Sahib Represents…

This article is courtesy of Miri Piri Academy Our annual forty days of ishnaan seva at the Golden Temple is a blessing for our students (Happening now! Follow on instagram @mpaspirit). Each morning as we walk down the stairs of the Golden Temple complex, we’re blessed with the vision of the golden Harmandir Sahib before
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Guru Gobind Singh and the Shabad Guru

The Shabad Guru of Guru Nanak evolved through the crystal psyche of the ten great Sikh Guru's and the Shabad once again rose as the single and uncontested Guru of the Sikhs. So the Shabad Guru reigns even today. To embrace the Shabad as your Guru, teacher, and guide takes courage and devotion.
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Shabad Guru: Our Guide through the Wave of Change

The Shabad Guru is a special kind of technology with a unique contribution to develop potentials and handle the problems of…the Aquarian Age. In the body it produces vitality; in the complex of the mind it awakens intelligence and develops wisdom and intuition; in the heart it establishes compassion; in each person’s consciousness it builds
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How to Prepare GurPrasad

  Step 1 Wash your hands and do a short Ardas to bless the preparation. Step 2 Assemble the utensils needed for cooking Measuring cups Cooking spoons (preferably stainless steel) 2 pans (a wok is often used as well) one pan should be large enough for combining your ingredients
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Shabad for Difficult Times ~ Aukhi Ghari Na Dekhan Day

It is easy to keep positive when our circumstances are supporting us, but how do we maintain our spiritual upliftment when times are hard? There is a concept in Sikh Dharma called ‘Chardi Kala’ or Every Rising Spirit.  It means that no matter the environments, circumstances or energies, our spirit remains high.  The Siri Singh
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