Category: Sikh History

Documentary Preview: The Life and Legacy of Guru Nanak

Guru Nanak’s message was ahead of his time, and he was considered a revolutionary activist. Guru Nanak espoused equality for all, gender empowerment, service to others, an honest living, devotion to the environment, and belief in One God. This documentary interweaves Guru Nanak's life, and how his spiritual legacy is carried out today by outstanding
Guru Nanak documentary cropped

Gurutej Singh Publishes the Novel ‘Rajni’

In 2014, Gurutej Singh Khalsa published the historical novel 'Rajni'.  Akal Purkh, the solitary and eternal personality of the cosmos, narrates the story. Since eternity there is only Me. My vastness is profound, My peacefulness is absolute, but My loneliness incomprehensible. I have no peer, I have no mother or father,
Rajni novel Gurutej

The Story of Rajni

This is the story of Rajni, as told by Shakti Parwha Kaur and Guruka Singh in the book 'Heroes, Saints and Yogis'  A wealthy kardar (tax-collector) had seven virtuous and beautiful daughters. Rajni was the youngest. Her father provided all of his daughters with graceful luxurious environments, the best teachers to
Bibi-Rajni-and-her-leper-husband-being-cured-by-the-Sarovar-of-Ramdas-Pur

Guru Nanak and Brahmans

Guru Nanak travelled everywhere with his faithful companion Mardana. One day he made his way to a sacred place called Hariduar, which means “God’s Gate.” This place, where three holy rivers join together was said to have been blessed by the gods, Shiva, Brahma and Vishnu. Huge crowds of people gathered there.
Guru Nanak and Brahmans story

New Fine Painting of Guru Ram Das

This article is courtesy of Sikhnet and written by Bhagat Singh Bedi. In this shabad, Guru Ramdas ji expresses the feeling of pain from being separated from Waheguru.... “My mind yearns so deeply for the vision of Hari, the way a thirsty man yearns for a drink of cool water.” –
Guru-Ramdas-ji-by-Bhagat-Singh-Bedi

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
Turban of Kings