Posted by Beads of Truth& filed under Community, Legacy Organizations, Publications, Sikh Art Corner, Woman
This post contains excerpts from an article that originally appeared in a 1976 issue of Beads of Truth
The Home Of Guru Ram Das
By S.S. Guru Prem Kaur Khalsa
The earth where we root our souls, the floor.
The infinite reach of our hearts, the ceiling.
Our yearning to be…
Posted by Beads of Truth& filed under Community, Legacy Organizations, Publications, Woman
Before the beginning of the summer, I couldn’t understand why we didn't name our women's camp “Camp Green-trees” or “Camp Cottonwood." These aesthetic names seemed to perfectly depict the idyllic setting and peaceful vibration of an all-woman summer camp in a grove of trees, under the sunny bright skies of northern New Mexico. “Camp Greentrees"…
Posted by Beads of Truth& filed under Legacy Organizations, Publications
Beads of Truth was the in-house journal of the 3HO/Sikh Dharma community. It was in publication from 1970 - 1991. It serves as an important historical document of the growth of the 3HO/Sikh Dharma community - its people, projects and plans as they unfolded, year by year, in real time.…
Posted by Sikh Dharma International& filed under 11-Siri Guru Granth Sahib, Dharmic Education, Publications
(As explained by Siri Singh Sahib Bhai Sahib Harbhajan Singh Khalsa Yogiji)
SIRI: (See + Ree) The entire light of the sun’s creativity. Lakshmi. Whatever has been created, whatever is possibly created, shall be created, can be created, is called "Siri."
GURU: (Gu=darkness + Ru= light) From darkness to light, from ignorance to…
Posted by Sikh Dharma International& filed under 06-Guru Hargobind, Gurpurbs, Publications, Sikh History
Guru Hargobind set off for Gwalior. There he found the prisoners living in terrible conditions without adequate food or clothing. Among the prisoners were rajas whose kingdoms and thrones had been taken over by Jahangir. The Guru lived with them, shared his meager rations with them, and comforted them with stories of Guru Nanak and…
Posted by Sikh Dharma International& filed under 11-Siri Guru Granth Sahib, Publications, Sikh History
Part 2 of Chapter 3 of Victory and Virtue
Structure of the Siri Guru Granth Sahib
Within it's 1430 pages, the Shabads of the Siri Guru Granth Sahib are arranged in thirty-one Ragas, the traditional Indian musical measures and scales. Within the Ragas, they are arranged by order of the Sikh…
Posted by Dev Suroop Kaur Khalsa& filed under Publications, Shabad Guru
Article written by Dev Suroop Kaur and originally published in the Summer, 2003 issue of Aquarian Times.
It is safe to say that each one of us is experiencing the pressures and stresses of the times. We are faced not only with today’s turbulent political and social environment, but we are also coping…