Bystanders, Your Time is Over!

Gender inequality has been always around. Really? Always? Let’s examine the history. According to the Babylonian Myth of Creation, creation is an act of violence. Violence was important and necessary to restore order over chaos. Marduk, depicted as a white-winged, beautiful, good male god slaughters Tiamat, the abyssal black bad female depicted as the
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JO MAANGEH – A PROSPERITY SHABAD TO BRING FULFILLMENT OF EVERY WISH

Written by Guru Arjan Dev Ji and found in Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji on page  681. Reciting this Shabad will bring fulfillment of every wish.   Jo maangeh thaa- kur ap-nay tay so-ee so-ee day-veh - The Lord gives whatever is asked of Him. Chatur disaa kee-no bal apna, seer u-par kar dhaa-ree-o Kirpaa ka-takh
This Shabad is by Guru Arjan Dev Ji in Siri Guru Granth Sahib on Page 1120

Grit and Courage

Courtesy of the Sikh Dharma Ministry Newsletter #63 Spring 2017 Newsletter by SS Sada Sat Simran Singh Khalsa, Santa Fe NM Spring 2017 It is now 2017. Things have evolved and continue to evolve minute by minute. We are so modern that we have to update every morning to keep up with the
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Decorated with Bana

Courtesy of the Sikh Dharma Ministry Newsletter #63 Spring 2017 Newsletter Written by SS Kulwant Singh Khalsa, Walsall UK Spring 2017 This year marks the 350th anniversary of the birth of our beloved Tenth Master, Guru Gobind Singh Ji. He was born in 1666 as Gobind Rai, and spent most of his childhood in
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Looking Like Royalty

Courtesy of the Sikh Dharma Ministry Newsletter #63 Spring 2017 Newsletter Written by SS Japa Kaur Khalsa, Espanola NM Spring 2017 [Bana] was the foundation stone laid for the beginning of the most beautiful consciousness, the Khalsa. Dress has a very unique power in it. It gives you confirmation in relation to the world
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Best Khalsa War Dress

Courtesy of the Sikh Dharma Ministry Newsletter #63 Spring 2017 Newsletter by SS Sangeet Kaur Khalsa, Espanola NM Spring 2017 There have been two events, among many, that confirmed without question that it has been my destiny for lifetimes to live as Khalsa. One came the very first day I wore bana in
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The Master’s Robes

Courtesy of the Sikh Dharma Ministry Newsletter #63 Spring 2017 Newsletter Written by SS Sarb Sarang Kaur Khalsa, Espanola NM Spring 2017 The first sewing assignment the Siri Singh Sahib gave me was to make an outfit for his doctor’s daughter, using a piece of Guatemalan fabric. When he saw it, he asked,
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Radiance and Bana

Courtesy of the Sikh Dharma Ministry Newsletter #63 Spring 2017 Newsletter Written by SS DukhNiwaran Kaur Khalsa, Chicago, IL Spring 2017 Celebrating the 350th Anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh’s birth, I reflect on the radiance he embodies. As the Father of the Khalsa, the warrior, Guru and poet, Guru Gobind Singh bowed to
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Goindwal 2017 Experience

The 2016-2017 Sikh Dharma International Yatra to Patna, India, was wonderfully meaningful.  One personal highlight was doing a special meditation that was initiated by the third Guru, Guru Amar Das, in the 1550s.  He heard a message from the first Guru (Guru Nanak), instructing him to build an underground pool with 84 steps
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Raj Khalsa Yatra 2016/2017

SS Gurujot Kaur Khalsa, CEO of Sikh Dharma International shares her experience on the Raj Khalsa Yatra The Raj Khalsa Yatra, organized by Sikh Dharma International, was an amazing journey to India where we were blessed to visit the sacred Golden Temple in Amritsar and join in the celebration of Guru Gobind Singh Ji’s 350th birth anniversary in Patna Sahib. It was a
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