Category: Ministry

Honoring the Legacy

by SS Jot Singh Khalsa, Millis MA Fall 2017 SDI Ministry Newsletter It has been 45 years since I embarked on this sacred path of Kundalini Yoga and Sikh Dharma. Along the way there have been many blessings that have helped me understand the concept of sacredness, and to begin to integrate it within
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Holding the Remembrance

by SS Prabhu Nam Kaur Khalsa, San Leandro CA Fall 2017 SDI Ministry Newsletter Simran is remembering of, or meditation on God’s Name. It is also prayer. “Simran” is the noun form of “simar,” which means to remember, to hold in remembrance, to meditate on. The Gurmukhi word sounds the same as the
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A DREAM OF SERVICE

by SS Sat Bachan Kaur Khalsa, Española NM, from the SDI Ministry Summer 2017 Newsletter “Your reliability will give people the courage to trust you. Their trust will give you the power to carry a situation. A leader carries and serves people. Learn to lead as a ‘seva;’ people will love you, and you will
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SEVA FROM THE HEART

by SS Har Nal Kaur Khalsa, Espanola NM, shared in the SDI Ministry Summer 2017 Newsletter Real seva comes from the heart: “Out of love you give selflessly to those who ask and those who don’t ask. When you are a giver, then your faculty and God’s faculty become the same. That is divinity.”—The
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Seva in Action

by SS Sangeeta Kaur Khalsa, Yuba City CA, Courtesy of the Summer 2017 Ministry Newsletter “Seva is a win/win, the total source of victory. The moment you serve with heart and head, and without grinding any axe, you win the person forever. You deliver another person facing difficulty to their own strength. You save the person
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Guru’s Seva

by SS Ram Dass Singh Khalsa, Espanola NM, Courtesy of the Summer 2017 Ministry Newsletter Once my noble daughter asked me who was in the picture on the wall in her room. I told her it was Guru Ram Das. She said, “Yes, but who is the person behind him waving the Chauri Sahib?” And
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The Habit of Bana

Written by SS Arjan Singh Dhillon of Mexico City, Mexico Courtesy of the Sikh Dharma Ministry Newsletter #63 Spring 2017 Newsletter Bana and Bani are twin words, derived from the root word “BAN.” The expression “BAN” is generally interpreted as “habit, character or behavior of a person or a domestic animal.” Some are characterized
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Grit and Courage

by SS Sada Sat Simran Singh Khalsa, Santa Fe NM Courtesy of the Sikh Dharma Ministry Newsletter #63 Spring 2017 Newsletter It is now 2017. Things have evolved and continue to evolve minute by minute. We are so modern that we have to update every morning to keep up with the times. One
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Decorated with Bana

Written by SS Kulwant Singh Khalsa, Walsall UK Courtesy of the Sikh Dharma Ministry Newsletter #63 Spring 2017 Newsletter This year marks the 350th anniversary of the birth of our beloved Tenth Master, Guru Gobind Singh Ji. He was born in 1666 as Gobind Rai, and spent most of his childhood in the town
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