Category archive: Dharmic Education

Sikh Vows

SIKH VOWS 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
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Holding the Remembrance

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
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The Power of an Akhand Path

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.
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Thoughts from the Heart on Tithing

Virtually every spiritual tradition teaches that 10% of our income belongs to God and that we give it to God through our spiritual source, which in Sikh Dharma is Das Vandh. Das Vandh means “the tenth part” and represents both the concept and the means given us by the Siri Singh Sahib (Yogi Bhajan) to
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Qué significa ser un Ministro de Sikh Dharma?

Extracto del Capítulo 1, Secciones I-K, “El Ministerio Sikh”. Página 8 del libro Victoria y Virtud Significa hacerte a ti mismo pequeño para que otros puedan sentirse grande. Significa hacer de ti mismo un sirviente para que otros puedan sentir su maestría. Significa dar para que otros que carecen puedan recibir.
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What is Shabad Guru? Definition, Effects, Origin and Experience

What is Shabad Guru? Shabad means sound, Guru means teacher or knowledge that transforms you. The simplest meaning of Shabad Guru is a special sound that is a teacher. The Shabad Guru employs the Naad, totally balanced universal sound, to remove the constrictions and distortions of the ego. Definition of Shabad Guru The root
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