Posted by GuruKirin Kaur Khalsa& filed under Dharmic Education, Meditation, Our Authors, Shabad Guru
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. …
Posted by Sikh Dharma Ministry& filed under Bana, Dharmic Education, Ministry, Sikh Dharma Technology
Guru Hargobind Singh Ji, nuestro sexto Guru y el sexto cuerpo luminoso de consciencia, son el cuerpo de la línea de arco. Nirvair Singh escribe en “Los Diez Cuerpos Luminosos de Consciencia” que “La línea de arco es tu halo. Es en realidad representado en antiguas pinturas de santos. No tienes que ser un santo…
Posted by Jagat Guru Singh Khalsa& filed under Around the World, Dharmic Education, Legacy Organizations
By Jagat Guru Singh Khalsa and Saraswati Kaur Khalsa of Miri Piri Academy.
As shared in the KRI May 2018 Newsletter.
Raising conscious children is a commitment that we, as Kundalini Yoga teachers, students, and parents, embrace wholeheartedly. In the previous newsletter we introduced the ten things that Yogi Bhajan said every parent…
Posted by JHSD - Course& filed under Bana, Bani, Community, Dharmic Education, Sikh Dharma Technology, Your Stories
Journey into the Heart of Sikh Dharma, a small group tele-course in its 18th year, is a unique opportunity to deepen your experience and understanding of Sikh Dharma, and to take a spiritual journey of transformation and inspiration.
To bring your knowledge and experience to life, each session covers a different topic,…
Posted by Pritpal Singh Khalsa& filed under Dharmic Education, Prayer
Who is speaking, and who, or what, is listening when we pray? In my youth I was first exposed to prayer within a Protestant Christian tradition. As the minister would lead the congregation in a group prayer, we were being educated in the language of prayer from a dualistic perspective – speaking to a distant,…
Posted by Sikh Dharma International& filed under Dharmic Education, Events
Registration for the 2018 Camp Miri Piri is OPEN!
What is it?
"Not only did we learn about Sikh history and Sikh Philosophy, but the integration of kundalini yoga made the experience of Sikhi tangible. The practice of physical discipline and spiritual discipline made the camp a much more profound experience. “ - CMP 2014…
Posted by Sikh Dharma International& filed under Dharmic Education, Events, Shabad Guru, Shabad Guru Courses
I have historically avoided yatras. They seemed like a lot of work and money for too much activity and rushing from place to place. In short, yatras were too much about doing, not enough about being. Kabir asks, “Is the pilgrimage greater or being God’s servant?” In Japji Sahib, Guru Nanak says that…
Posted by GuruKirin Kaur Khalsa& filed under Dharmic Education, Events, Shabad Guru, Shabad Guru Courses
In November, 2017, Sardarni GuruAmrit Kaur, the Siri Sikdar Sahiba, led a Yatra to Anandpur Sahib. We had a small group of ladies from the UK & US, and I was the assistant teacher, bringing my knowledge of the Shabad Guru to the course.
Each day we would journey to visit a different sacred…
Posted by Sikh Dharma International& filed under Dharmic Education
Information provided by Hari Dharam Kaur Khalsa
In the Siri Guru Granth Sahib, the word “ghar” (Gru) is often used. Literally, this word means “home”, but in this case it means the tune, musical notation, or beat that a particular shabad is to be sung with. These musical notations denote the pitch of…
Posted by Sikh Dharma International& filed under Dharmic Education, Publications
Any ordained Minister of Sikh Dharma may administer Sikh Vows in the presence of Siri Guru Granth Sahib and the Sadh Sangat. Anyone who is ready to make a commitment to live the remainder of his or her life as a Sikh of the Guru is welcome to take Sikh vows. These vows…
Posted by 3HO-Legacy Organization& filed under Dharmic Education, Legacy Organizations
A 3HO Article compiled by Guru Tera Kaur
There is a beautiful tradition in the 3HO and Sikh Dharma communities that is done when someone dies. Whether it is a beloved friend or relative, or someone we never knew, this tradition assists the departing soul in its journey home, as well as giving comfort…
Posted by Guruprem Singh Khalsa& filed under Bani, Dharmic Education, Shabad Guru
This post is courtesy of 3HO
I believe facing death is one of life’s greatest acts of faith. Letting go to receive sleep is a practice of letting go to receive death, in the form of sleep—although we might hope that this bedtime death is temporary. When we bring faith and devotion to the…
Posted by Sikh Dharma Ministry& filed under Dharmic Education, Ministry
by SS Prabhu Nam Kaur Khalsa, San Leandro CA
Fall 2017 SDI Ministry Newsletter
Simran is remembering of, or meditation on God’s Name. It is also prayer. “Simran” is the noun form of “simar,” which means to remember, to hold in remembrance, to meditate on.
The Gurmukhi word sounds the same as the…
Posted by Shanti Kaur Khalsa& filed under Around the World, Dharmic Education, Events, Woman
Fearlessly Living Our Destiny
Khalsa Women's Training
January 25 - February 5, 2018
Dashmesh Sadan in Anandpur Sahib, India
In this sacred home of Yogi Bhajan, we will get in touch with the cultural and spiritual legacy of the Khalsa. Through the…
Posted by GuruKirin Kaur Khalsa& filed under Dharmic Education, Prayer, Shabad Guru
Akhand Paths are the continual recitation of the entire Siri Guru Granth Sahib, which normally takes 72 hours of nonstop reading.
Many Gurdwaras around the world practice these Akhand Paths regularly. In India large Gurdwaras may have many Akhand Paths happening in various rooms simultaneously dedicated to specific families, individuals or community spiritual requests.