Category: Community

Summer Internship with Joti Software

Report from Abhai Raj Singh We just completed hosting our first internship at Joti Software with Harjinder Kaur (from Phoenix) as the intern.  For four weeks, Harjinder worked diligently on solid technical tasks - primarily creating and editing xml Kriya write-ups to support The Yogi Bhajan Library of Teachings (LOT) database. The internship was

According to Plan

    “You’re late. The rumalas have already been brought to the Harimandir Sahib.” “We were told to be here at ten.” With a wag of his chin, he indicated that, according to him, we were incorrect. It was hot and we were all dripping with sweat. He held up a
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Journey to the Heart of Sikh Dharma

I’ve been facilitating this wonderful small-group tele-course called Journey into the Heart of Sikh Dharma for 12 years and I love it.  I’d love for you to join me and others in this enriching experience.  What I particularly moves me about it is, I guess everything!  We get to hear from amazing presenters on so
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Dasmesh Gurmat Camp

An experience was what we were promised. And an experience is what we got! Dasmesh Gurmat Camp of Indianapolis Spring 2013 is what I'm talking about. Gurujot Singh (SikhNet), Gian Dharam Kaur (SDI) and Hari Simran Singh (SDI), the dynamic team that facilitated and managed over 100 children, not to mention many curious adults, with
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Book Review: Warrior Saints

Kashi House, “a not-for-profit publisher of fine quality books and art print on the cultural heritage of the Sikhs and Punjab,” have released a new edition of their 1999 release on Sikh martial history: Warrior Saints: Four Centuries of Sikh Military History Vol. 1. The authors, Amandeep Singh Madra and Parmjit Singh wrote the first
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Pilgrim’s Progress

Every year during Holy Week before Easter, thousands of pilgrims walk 1 to 100+ miles to the Santuario. They walk on the interstate. They walk across hills and mountains. They walk for their health, the health of a beloved, for gratitude, for knotty problems only solved by prayer. Some walk on their knees. Some
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Crown Yourself!

by Dharmatma Kaur Khalsa Sat nam. Today is Baisakhi 2013, and my heartfelt wishes that you feel renewed and strengthened with the Radiance of Guru Gobind Singh and the blessings of the Panj Piaray, the Five Beloved Ones. So I just found out that April 13 was International Turban Day. Is that cool
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Khalsa Now

What are we? What are Sikhs and what are Khalsa? We know the story on that day in 1699. We know the accounts of battles and valiant warriors and saintly heroines. These are the people and the potential that we draw inspiration from. Our role models are martyrs, saints, poets, musicians, and householders. But what
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