Category: Bana

The Turban of Kings

This article is courtesy of Sikhnet and written by Bhagat Singh Bedi How to Tie Dumalla like Guru Gobind Singh ji, Emperor Akbar & Shivaji Maratha In this video, we will learn about the original Dumalla, what I call the Puratan Dumalla. It is our Gurus' turban.  We will also
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Wearing the 5K’s (Kara, Kesh, Kirpan, Kacheras, Kanga)

When Guru Gobind Singh gave the gift of the Five K’s to the Khalsa he did so with a promise; that by following the teachings of the Guru and keeping ourselves distinct, we will have his undying power and support. These five tools, along with our daily sadhana, allow us to maintain our grace. dignity
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Journey into the Heart of Sikh Dharma – September 2018

Journey into the Heart of Sikh Dharma, a small group tele-course in its 18th year, is a unique opportunity to deepen your experience and understanding of Sikh Dharma, and to take a spiritual journey of transformation and inspiration. ​ ​ To bring your knowledge and experience to life,­­­ each session covers a different topic​,
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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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Looking Like Royalty

Written by SS Japa Kaur Khalsa, Espanola NM Courtesy of the Sikh Dharma Ministry Newsletter #63 Spring 2017 Newsletter [Bana] was the foundation stone laid for the beginning of the most beautiful consciousness, the Khalsa. Dress has a very unique power in it. It gives you confirmation in relation to the world around you.
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Best Khalsa War Dress

by SS Sangeet Kaur Khalsa, Espanola NM Courtesy of the Sikh Dharma Ministry Newsletter #63 Spring 2017 Newsletter There have been two events, among many, that confirmed without question that it has been my destiny for lifetimes to live as Khalsa. One came the very first day I wore bana in public.
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Radiance and Bana

Written by SS DukhNiwaran Kaur Khalsa, Chicago, IL Courtesy of the Sikh Dharma Ministry Newsletter #63 Spring 2017 Newsletter Celebrating the 350th Anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh’s birth, I reflect on the radiance he embodies. As the Father of the Khalsa, the warrior, Guru and poet, Guru Gobind Singh bowed to the everlasting
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