Category: Ministry

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
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The Companion of the Soul

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 have a body.” Yogis take this a bit further with the understanding that we have more than a single body: we
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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
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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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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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