Category: Sikh History

Humayun and Guru Angad Dev

The warrior Babbar had come from Kabul with a large army. He wanted to be the Emperor of India, and his wish was fulfilled. He became the first Moghul emperor of India, and Delhi was his Capital. But, he died after a few years. His son, Humayun, became the Emperor in his place. A few
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Nanak and the River

Early every morning Nanak loved to take a bath in the nearby river. He would clean himself with the cold water and then he would meditate. The time was coming for Nanak’s life to change in a big way. All his life he only cared about God.
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Protected: An Introduction to Japji Sahib

Japji Sahib is timeless and universal. Recited daily (Jap), it becomes a companion, slowly revealing insights of your inner journey of self-realization and bringing light and strength to your divine self, your “ji.” The recitation of Japji acts as a medicinal salve or remedy to heal the injuries and the challenges encountered during your life.
Yogi Bhajan SSS Japji

Reflections on the Second Pauri from Jap Jī Sāhib by Gurū Nānak

When we hear the word ‘command’ it can spark a reaction as we all desire freedom.  When we hear the word ‘Command’ it can spark a reaction as we all desire freedom.  As we understand and accept the nature of the Divine Order, we learn that freedom is only achieved by taking responsibility for our
2nd Pauri

Sultanpur Lodhi

Sultanpur Lodhi (31,22N; 75,20E), is an old town in Kapurthala district of the Punjab. It is located about 35 kms south-east of Amritsar and covers an area of about 10 square km. It is situated on the south bank of a rivulet, called Kali Bein about 10 kms above the confluence of Beas and Sutlej. Guru Nanak lived in Sultanpur Lodhi for
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Protected: Life of Guru Nanak Dev Ji

Nanak was born into a middle-class Hindu family in 1469 in a small village near Lahore, Pakistan. As a boy, he rejected commonly held spiritual conventions and spent as much time as he could in the company of traveling sadhus, mystics, and spiritual teachers. Although well versed in Sanskrit, Persian, and the sacred texts of
Guru Nanak Sewa Singh