Category: Bani

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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Resistance

by SS Kartar Singh Khalsa, Sterling VA Winter 2017 SDI Ministry Newsletter Let me be clear—I don’t currently read my banis every day, although I did so as a daily practice for many years. So let me speak honestly and openly about the topic of resistance. Three times the Siri Singh Sahib told me—all
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The Highest Meditation

by SS Siri Bhrosa Kaur Khalsa, Anandpur Sahib India Winter 2017 SDI Ministry Newsletter My personal approach to reading the banis has always been a very practical one. I feel that reading the banis in the vernacular (in English or whatever your native tongue) and pondering on the meaning of the words, either one line or
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How to Walk into the Unknown

This summer I have been immersed in the 19th stanza of a sacred poem, called Japji, given to us by Guru Nanak, a saint and sage of the 15th Century in Northern India. I always feel that the Naad, or the sacred sound current of the Guru, is alive and that it finds us exactly
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Bowing Jaap Sahib Instructions

BOWING JAAP SAHIB GURBANI OF GURU GOBIND SINGH POSTURE: Sit on the heels in Rock Pose, with hands on thighs. MANTRA: Recitation of Guru Gobind Singh's Jaap Sahib. MOVEMENT: Begin bowing the forehead to the floor to the Namastang rhythm: With the recitation: Bowing 4 counts, resting 1 with the music. (Consider one cycle
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Bowing Jaap Sahib – Karam Naam Barnat Sumat

"Khalsa Women’s Training Camp in the summer of 1983 was a revolutionary time for women in Sikh Dharma.  For the first time, SSS Harbhajan Singh Khalsa Yogiji set the roots of the Khalsa women of the west deep into the identity of Guru Gobind Singh and the path of the spiritual warrior.   What we discovered
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What is in Japji?

Excerpt of Lecture by Siri Singh Sahib, Yogi Bhajan at the JapJi Course on June 17, 2003 ...Somebody once asked me what is in Japji? There are so many scriptures, they tell you the story of thousands of years what happened; give you the life of those who lived through that time, their
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