Category: Sikh History

Video: Roots of Sikh Dharma – Overview of Sikh Dharma

Pritpal Singh taught the first "Roots of Sikh Dharma" class on October 21, part of the "Dharma Dive Live" series. The topic for Episode 1 was an Overview of Sikh Dharma. Video includes content on - what is Sikh Dharma? Definitions of Sikhism, Sikh Dharma and Sikhi; religion versus Dharma and foundational concepts and history
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Saying Goodbye to YogiJi

Ek Ong Kaar Kaur describes the Espanola community in the midst of Yogiji’s twilight days. Originally written: October 7, 2004. The day after the passing of Siri Singh Sahib Bhai Sahib Harbhajan Singh Khalsa Yogiji =================================================================== It was only a week ago yesterday that the Siri Singh Sahib, Yogi Bhajan, strolled through the grounds
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Shri Akal Takhat: Throne of the Immortal

In 1663, Guru Hargobind ji laid the foundation of the Takhat Akal Bunga. The original structure of Akal Takhat was built by Guru Hargobind ji, Bhai Gurdas ji and Baba Buddha ji, with their own hands. No other person or artist was employed to build the platform. Guru ji remarked that the seat of guru would
Photo by Amarpreet Singh, from Wikimedia Commons.

Guru Arjan Dev and the Birth of the Guru Granth Sahib

Guru Ram Das had three sons. The child who was to become the Guru was the youngest. Born April 15, 1563, he was named Arjan Mal. Each of the boys had very different dispositions. The eldest, Prithi Chand, was clever in social and worldly affairs. He managed the Guru’s household and most efficiently administered the
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