Posted by Sewa Singh Khalsa& filed under Legacy Organizations, Sikh Art Corner, Your Stories
By Sewa Singh Khalsa
I have read a number of definitions of the word “beauty.” They suggest that beauty is a combination of qualities that give intellectual, physical, or moral pleasure or satisfaction, or that exalt the mind or spirit. Most people would agree to this, but how exactly does one arrange for this…
Posted by Sikh Dharma International& filed under 02-Guru Angad, Shabad Guru, Sikh Art Corner
This Slok of Guru Angad Dev Ji is part of the Asa di Var ballad sung in Gurdwaras around the world each morning in the ambrosial hours. These two beautiful lines poetically and poignantly express the essence of what it means to have the Guru’s Darshan (vision) in one’s life. Consciously recite or chant this…
Posted by Sikhnet& filed under Community, Sikh Art Corner
When’s the last time you told a Saakhi to someone? Well, now’s your chance! This year is a new cyber event: The International Saakhi Competition. …
Posted by Dev Suroop Kaur Khalsa& filed under Music, Sikh Art Corner, Siri Singh Sahib Ji
In the autumn of 1999, during one of Yogi Bhajan’s meditation classes in Espanola, he requested that I write this song. He specifically requested that it include the line “Don’t cry for me children of Sikh Dharma” and that it be written in the past tense as if he had already passed.…
Posted by Sikh Dharma International& filed under Publications, Sikh Art Corner, Sikh History
In 2014, Gurutej Singh Khalsa published the historical novel 'Rajni'. Akal Purkh, the solitary and eternal personality of the cosmos, narrates the story.
Since eternity there is only Me. My vastness is profound, My peacefulness is absolute, but My loneliness incomprehensible. I have no peer, I have no mother or father,…
Posted by Sikh Dharma International& filed under 09-Guru Teg Bahadur, Prosperity Shabads, Sikh Art Corner
“When you offer Guru's word to somebody, it's the biggest gift you can give to anyone. Your life will change, circumstances will change, environments will change, because the magnetic field will change; because this magnetic field is from the Shabad, and Shabad is what is spoken by the True Guru.” ~…
Posted by Beads of Truth& filed under Community, Legacy Organizations, Sikh Art Corner
A few members of the Khalsa Visual Arts Association had been grumbling about the hasty execution of the Sarkar e Khalsa sign over the Gurdwara at Solstice. Yet none of us was prepared for the Siri Singh Sahib's reaction: "We must have a better sign than this. We are surely better than this. The best…
Posted by Livtar Singh Khalsa& filed under Music, Sikh Art Corner
Beyond the Far Horizon, there is….nothing? We are hurtling through space, moving in every dimension, yet we never move at all. This observation sounds like nonsense because it has two opposite points of view. One is looking from the outside in, the physical world illusion. The other is looking inside out, from a single point of…
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 Siri Singh Sahib Ji& filed under Marketplace, Sikh Art Corner
Original Artwork by Yogi Bhajan
Man has to live in love—love which is not lust.
Love where there is no possession, no slavery of another person.
Love which is a giving.
Love which is for the sake of love.
Love which lasts forever.
Love which is a total sacrifice.
Love which is more than…