Category: Sikh Dharma International

A Sikh’s Relationship to Gurdwara

This article is courtesy of the Sikh Dharma Ministry From the earliest days of his ministry, Guru Nanak’s approach to spreading his God-given message was very simple. Accompanied by his minstrel Mardana, he walked from village to village throughout much of India and many surrounding countries. There he would sit down under a tree,
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Glossary

3HO: the Healthy, Happy, Holy Organization, a non-profit organization dedicated to serving humanity through the teachings of Kundalini Yoga and the 3HO lifestyle as taught by Yogi Bhajan. www.3ho.org. 4 Pillars of Sikh Dharma: There are four main practices within Sikh Dharma. Bana - dressing to represent your grace and spirit; Bani - chanting

The Commitments of Taking Amrit

New Name After taking Amrit, men commit to taking the surname of Singh (Lion), representing that their new identity is fearlessness. Women take the surname of Kaur (Princess), representing that their new identity is one of grace and fearlessness. Many men and women will also add the family name of Khalsa. Rehit At the first Amrit ceremony,
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NY Interfaith Walk Draws on Diversity

This article is courtesy of the Sikh Dharma Ministry New York is a culturally diverse place colored with an amazing collection of very alive cultural centers and religious communities. My husband and I live in Park Slope, Brooklyn, where it is an odd church that has not been converted to a condominium or health
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