Posted by Sada Bahar Kaur Khalsa& filed under Community, Events, Shabad Guru, Shabad Guru Courses
As the sun starts to glow over the desert, people make their way along the tree lined path from morning Sadhana to the Gurdwara, with the sound of Gurbani Kirtan guiding them on. They are welcomed at the entrance with booklets, head covers and smiles, as they join the Sangat (community) in this sacred space.
Posted by Sikhnet& filed under Events, Legacy Organizations, Your Stories
My experience at Camp Miri Piri is hard to put into words, but I will try my best.
What inspired me to attend the camp was that I wanted to experience a Sikh camp and I also wanted to visit Española and meet the Sangat there.
I come from a Punjabi Sikh family and my parents have always…
Posted by Shanti Kaur Khalsa& filed under Around the World, Community, Events, Our Authors, Videos, Your Stories
In this short video interview with Camp Miri Piri teacher, Shanti Kaur Khalsa, she explains the modern essence and importance of the warrior spirit within Sikhi. From her perspective it is important for us to continue to be fearless defenders of those who are not as strong or as lucky as we are, not so…
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 Siri Singh Sahib Yogi Bhajan& filed under Events, Lectures-Siri Singh Sahib, Videos-Siri Singh Sahib
Excerpt from December 17, 1992 Meditation Course in Orlando by Siri Singh Sahib, Yogi Bhajan
Yes, Winter Solstice is the most beautiful human psyche. Actually these ten days you know, which starts on twenty second of December, ten days, actually these are the days when a person should celebrate because you change your oil…
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When I began the course I did not have much knowledge of Sikh Dharma and Sikh writings, other than Japji. My main goals were to learn about Sikh prayers, philosophy and ceremony, as well as deepen my relationship with the Guru. It has been an amazing…
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 Shabad Guru Courses
A personal story from GuruKirin Kaur
Yatras have always been magical for me. So many important events have happened on a yatra, which brought about deep shifts in my life and psyche.
This is because a Yatra is a journey to the higher consciousness. When we go through our prayer on a spiritual pilgrimage,…
Posted by GuruKirin Kaur Khalsa& filed under Shabad Guru, Shabad Guru Courses
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Bhajan is a beautiful word in Sikh Dharma. It means to create a vibration strong enough that your heart creates a call to the Infinite. This is your spiritual song. When we meditate this way, vibrating the Infinite Cosmos within us, we open the path for transformation as it allows God…
Posted by Prabhu Singh& filed under Around the World, Dharmic Education, Events, Your Stories
My first encounter with Japji was in the winter of 2010 in Miami Beach (Ha! winter in Miami Beach). I was at my first early morning sadhana. I was very curious about what in the world people did at 4am. I know what most people did, but not these strange yogi people. I ended up…
Posted by Shanti Kaur Khalsa& filed under Community, Events, Legacy Organizations, Our Authors
Santa Fe is busy in the summer. It is one of the top tourist destinations in the United States and hosts more than a million people each year. The historic Santa Fe Plaza is the heart center of the town and is the destination of all visitors at some point in their trip.