Category archive: Your Stories

The Big Sleep

This article is courtesy of 3HO My father committed suicide in 1942. I was 13. I blotted out thoughts about death for many years. In my mind, death was just a permanent dreamless sleep. I had never attended a funeral until I went with Yogi Bhajan to a memorial service for Peter the Hermit,
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Never Far from Simran

by SS Satya Kaur Corfield, Espanola NM  Fall 2017 SDI Ministry Newsletter Simran—the constant remembrance of God—is the one aspect of Sikh Dharma that resonates above almost all else for me. Having two “10”s in my numerology has always given me a connection to Guru Gobind Singh. With two children who have Simran as
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Simran is Everything

by SS Mata Mandir Singh Khalsa, San Francisco CA Fall 2017 SDI Ministry Newsletter Simran is often translated as “remembrance,” which, to me, doesn’t explain the word. Other people say simran is repeating a mantra. I understand repeating a mantra as japa, which means “to repeat a mantra.” Does repeating a mantra lead
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Cantando en el Templo Dorado

El aire de la madrugada en Amritsar es cálido a mediados de Septiembre. Nuestro auto corría por las calles vacías. Estábamos atrasados. conductores de Rickshaw cubiertos en mantas dormían en sus carros. Ampolletas incandescentes solitarias descubrieron perros callejeros husmeando montones de basura. Los fantasmas de una ciudad. Mi mente se preguntó “Soy digno de esto?”
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Yogi Bhajan, Llevo al Guru Conmigo

Sat Nam Querida Familia, “No necesito ir al Gurdwara, señor. Yo llevo al Guru conmigo a todas partes.” Ahora, quién podría discutir con esta declaración? Quién no quiere llevar a su Guru consigo mismo? Te diré quien tiene otra opinión, Yogi Bhajan, el Siri Singh Sahib, él es quién. El tiene una respuesta interesante
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Why I Love Womens’ Camp

Sat Nam Dear Friends, Eaekaa Maaee Jugath Viaaee Thin Chaelae Paravaan Jiv This Bhaavai Thivai Chalaavai Jiv Hovai Furamaan Ouhu Vaekhai Ounaa Nadhar N Aavai Bahuthaa Eaehu Viddaan Aadhaes Thisai Aadhaes Aadh Aneel Anaadh Anaahath Jug Jug Eaeko Vaes ||30|| “There is one mother who is married to the universe and she has three
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