Category: Sikh Dharma International

Moving the World

by SS Dev Suroop Kaur Khalsa, Espanola NM Courtesy of the #60 Summer 2016 SDI Ministry Newsletter Over the past several weeks, I’ve been reflecting on the Subtle Body in relation to my actions as a Sikh Dharma Minister. I first pondered on how I actively minister, since I rarely perform ministerial duties such

The Perfection of Creation

by SS Gurutej Singh Khalsa, Singapore Courtesy of the #60 Summer 2016 SDI Ministry Newsletter This creation is one of absolute perfection and within that perfection exists the miraculous human incarnation. Since time immemorial, human beings have been trying to understand the perfection, mystery, and purpose of the incarnation, and in fact, the

Compass of the Soul

by SS Gurudev Singh Khalsa, Austin, TX Courtesy of the #60 Summer 2016 SDI Ministry Newsletter The ability to experience our physical body has served us well throughout our long history of evolution, and has been instrumental to our survival. It tells the story of what we can see, touch and feel with our

Many Colored Hues

by SS Gurukirn Kaur Khalsa, Phoenix, AZ  Courtesy of the #60 Summer 2016 SDI Ministry Newsletter The poetry of the Gurus is exquisite, embodying the divine in material form. To bring this subtlety into earthly form, the Gurus were able to serve as God’s channels, letting the divine flow through them by setting

Ardas (Sikh Prayer)

“When the prayer becomes the vibration of the mind and self, then we can create a miracle.” ~The Siri Singh Sahib, Yogi Bhajan The word “Ardas” literally means “prayer.”   The traditional Sikh Ardas has come to represent a specific form of prayer recited in every Gurdwara program which is recited before the Guru is

KC Report – 2016 – Spring

The International Khalsa Council met in Española, New Mexico on April, 2016 for its Baisakhi meetings. Established by the Siri Singh Sahib over 40 years ago, the Khalsa Council serves as a leadership body for our Dharma. It is comprised of approximately 100 Ministers and leaders from the global Sikh Dharma community, who meet twice

Spiritual Awakening in South Africa

This article is courtesy of the Sikh Dharma Ministry South Africa is now 20 years into democracy—not even a generation. The 3HO presence here started with the blessing and directive of the Siri Singh Sahib in the mid-1980s. Since then, the GINI index (universal indicator of disparity between wealthy and disadvantaged) has worsened. The

The Companion of the Soul

by SS Dr. Shanti Shanti Kaur Khalsa, Espanola NM Courtesy of the #59 Spring 2016 SDI Ministry Newsletter It is a common understanding in most spiritual traditions that human beings exist as more than a physical body. The writer C.S. Lewis made this distinction when he said, “We are a soul; we

Ministry Spotlight: MSS Shakti Parwha Kaur Khalsa

This article is courtesy of the Sikh Dharma Ministry Serving the Divine Within Known as the “Mother of 3HO” for her role as Yogi Bhajan’s first Kundalini yoga student, MSS Shakti Parwha Kaur Khalsa was ordained in 1973 as a Sikh Dharma Minister with the Ministerial title Mukhia Sardarni Sahiba. She is the author of several

SDI Town Hall in Los Angeles

One of Sikh Dharma International’s goals for 2016 is to reach out to our affiliated communities around the globe, and build stronger connections and avenues of communication. We would like to hear about the needs and concerns of our communities and constituents, and how SDI can better support them. We’d also like to foster the
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