Moving the World

by SS Dev Suroop Kaur Khalsa, Espanola NM Courtesy of the #60 Summer 2016 SDI Ministry Newsletter Over the past several weeks, I’ve been reflecting on the Subtle Body in relation to my actions as a Sikh Dharma Minister. I first pondered on how I actively minister, since I rarely perform ministerial duties such
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All My Children

We had plumbed the lines and dug the troughs, and laid the rebar, so it would be strong enough, The conduits were in and the forms were set, but when the concrete came, it was much too wet. We had to shovel and nurse it all day, We had to push so the forms
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The Perfection of Creation

by SS Gurutej Singh Khalsa, Singapore Courtesy of the #60 Summer 2016 SDI Ministry Newsletter This creation is one of absolute perfection and within that perfection exists the miraculous human incarnation. Since time immemorial, human beings have been trying to understand the perfection, mystery, and purpose of the incarnation, and in fact, the
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Compass of the Soul

by SS Gurudev Singh Khalsa, Austin, TX Courtesy of the #60 Summer 2016 SDI Ministry Newsletter The ability to experience our physical body has served us well throughout our long history of evolution, and has been instrumental to our survival. It tells the story of what we can see, touch and feel with our
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Many Colored Hues

by SS Gurukirn Kaur Khalsa, Phoenix, AZ  Courtesy of the #60 Summer 2016 SDI Ministry Newsletter The poetry of the Gurus is exquisite, embodying the divine in material form. To bring this subtlety into earthly form, the Gurus were able to serve as God’s channels, letting the divine flow through them by setting
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Spanish Translation of Siri Guru Granth Sahib Gifted to Sikh Jathedars in Nanded

In 2008, the completed Spanish Translation of the Siri Guru Granth Sahib was presented by Sikh Dharma Yatrees to Sikh Jathedars in honor of the 300th Anniversary of Guru Gaddi of the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. The Siri Guru Granth Sahib began to be translated in Spanish in 1975. Six years had passed since Siri Singh
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A Brief History of Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib

According to historians almost two thousand years after the Buddha, Guru Nanak visited Patliputra during his first journey to the East in the beginning of 16th century. There were 64 gates and 670 towers protected by moat and wooden walls. Guru Nanak entered Patna through the western gate and stayed at Bhagat Jaitamal's House which
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Bowing Jaap Sahib Instructions

BOWING JAAP SAHIB GURBANI OF GURU GOBIND SINGH POSTURE: Sit on the heels in Rock Pose, with hands on thighs. MANTRA: Recitation of Guru Gobind Singh's Jaap Sahib. MOVEMENT: Begin bowing the forehead to the floor to the Namastang rhythm: With the recitation: Bowing 4 counts, resting 1 with the music. (Consider one cycle
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