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Earth Prayer

Inspired by her deep love and sense of responsibility for the environment, Snatam says, "My intention for this song and this video is that it will help all of us awaken to our role as stewards of the planet." Directed and photographed by Robin Layton with music produced by Thomas Barquee. Visit
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Protected: An Introduction to Japji Sahib

Japji Sahib is timeless and universal. Recited daily (Jap), it becomes a companion, slowly revealing insights of your inner journey of self-realization and bringing light and strength to your divine self, your “ji.” The recitation of Japji acts as a medicinal salve or remedy to heal the injuries and the challenges encountered during your life.
Yogi Bhajan SSS Japji

Protected: Life of Guru Nanak Dev Ji

Nanak was born into a middle-class Hindu family in 1469 in a small village near Lahore, Pakistan. As a boy, he rejected commonly held spiritual conventions and spent as much time as he could in the company of traveling sadhus, mystics, and spiritual teachers. Although well versed in Sanskrit, Persian, and the sacred texts of
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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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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 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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