Category: Around the World

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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The Lotus Temple

As part of the Raj Khalsa Yatra, we will have the opportunity to visit this exquisite Bahá'í  place of worship.  Here is some information about it. About the Lotus Temple The Lotus Temple, located in New Delhi, India, is a Bahá'í House of Worship completed in 1986. Notable for its flowerl-ike shape, it serves as the
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Shopping in Delhi

Of course, one of the delights of travelling to India is SHOPPING!  No trip to India would be complete without it, so we will balance our spiritual journey by doing a little of this "down-to-earth" activity. The vibrant and exotic atmosphere of Delhi markets can make shopping lots of fun. In fact, Delhi has
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Goindwal – A Poem by Gurutej Singh Khalsa

Where the Land lies green on fertile ground, At the bend of the river, Goindwal is found, In the humble village lived three Gurus; Amar Das and Ram Das, and Arjan too At the bottom of the eighty-four steps The pilgrims go to take their dips; To wash away their karmas and pains It
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Journey to Goindwal Sahib

by Gurprasad Kaur Khalsa, Courtesy of True Tales: On the Spiritual Path...Memoirs and Writings “Beloved God bless us to keep up in this endeavor. Please give us the strength and courage to gracefully complete this meditation. And please bless Nav Jiwan Kaur with healing.” The words of the Ardas brought peace and surrender to my
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‘Song of the Khalsa’ sword presented to the Canadian Prime Minister

Early in my career as a knife / kirpan, sword, and jewelry designer and maker, the Siri Singh Sahib Yogi Bhajan wrote me a letter urging me to 'make things that uplift and inspire people'. Since then, my team and I have consciously dedicated consistent efforts toward conceiving, creating and offering affordable artwork that uplifts
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Gurdwara Bhai Biba Singh

Gurdwara Punja Sahib, Hassan Abdal, Attock, Punjab, Pakistan  Pakistan (the Islamic Republic of Pakistan).   It is a sovereign country in South Asia. It has an area covering 796,095 km2(307,374 sq mi). Pakistan has a 1,046 kilometer (650 mi) coastline along the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Oman in the south. The territory that now constitutes Pakistan was previously home to several ancient cultures including the Mehrgarh of
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The 4th Great Asian Tour on Kundalini Yoga for Health, Happiness and Harmony

March 6th through May 2nd, 2016.  The 4th Great Asian Tour on Kundalini Yoga for Health, Happiness and Harmony schedule includes travel and teaching in Japan, Taiwan, Malaysia, China and Tibet. This event is organized by Breathe.  Breathe is dedicated to serving human kind by guiding people from all walks of life through the simple,
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Spiritual Awakening in South Africa

This article is courtesy of the Sikh Dharma Ministry South Africa is now 20 years into democracy—not even a generation. The 3HO presence here started with the blessing and directive of the Siri Singh Sahib in the mid-1980s. Since then, the GINI index (universal indicator of disparity between wealthy and disadvantaged) has worsened. The
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Food 4 Kids – Supported by Sikhs Feed People

Food 4 Kids NM is a small organization in rural New Mexico, USA which supports low income school children by providing them with bags of food to take home over the weekend.  These children qualify to be part of the school district's food program which provides 2 daily meals to children on school days.  Often
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Seva in Asia

Over the past 15 years the teachings have spread out to many countries and a community has been established of diverse nationalities, cultures and languages. The region includes the people of Asia Pacific including Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Australia, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Nepal, Bhutan, Phillipines, Indonesia, India, Israel. In
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