Category: Sikh History

Guru Har Rai y Gurbani (Italian Translation)

Un giorno qualcuno pose a Guru Har Rai (7° Guru nella cultura e tradizione Sikh) una domanda: “Guru Ji, noi recitiamo così tanto il Gurbani (lett. “la parola del Guru” o “gli insegnamenti del Guru”). Talvolta non comprendiamo ciò che cantiamo. C’è una qualche utilità nel recitare queste parole sacre quando non ne capiamo il
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The Sword of Raj Khalsa

Jot Singh Khalsa, Master Sword Maker and Jewelry Maker, shares his experience of the Raj Khalsa Yatra. It was my good fortune to have been requested to make a special sword, that was presented in Patna India honoring the 350th birth anniversary of one of humanity's most revered and respected humanitarians, the
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The Life and Times of Guru Har Rai

This post is about Guru Har Rai and his unique leadership of the Sikhs during the turbulence of the 17th century in India. The time of Guru Har Rai’s Guruship was marked not only by serious infighting between the various contenders to the Mughal throne, but also by the Minas or the descendants of
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The Origins of Song of the Khalsa: A Recollection from the Artist

Source: Heroes, Saints & Yogis by Shakti Parwha Kaur Khalsa and Guruka Singh Khalsa In 1975, Livtar Singh Khalsa (Atlanta, Georgia) composed this song recounting some of the major events in Sikh history. The Siri Singh Sahib directed that “The Song of the Khalsa” be sung in every Gurdwara immediately before the Anand Sahib. He
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Guru Ram Das Birthday Celebration

Autumn brings the blessing of celebrating the birthday of Guru Ram Das Ji, the fourth Sikh Guru, who is lovingly known as the Lord of Miracles. Guru Ram Das was the personal Guru of the Siri Singh Sahib, Yogi Bhajan.  The 3HO/Sikh Dharma communities around the world look to Guru Ram Das for guidance, love, health and
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Following the Echo of Laughter of Young Gobind Rai

There was an echo of laughter in the streets of Patna 350 years ago, when the amazing soul of Guru Gobind Singh Ji was born. Far from their familiar home in Punjab, Mata Gujri was traveling with her saintly husband and the ninth Guru of the Sikhs, Guru Teg Bahadur Sahib, on a teaching
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The Power of Sikh History – Securing the Future by Understanding the Past

There are brilliant teachers of philosophy, and there are knowledgeable professors of Sikh theology, but there are very few teachers of Sikh Dharma. Sikhism, by its very nature, is difficult to teach. Sikh Dharma is a way of life, not a dogmatic religion, and is rooted in a personal relationship between the Sikh and his
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The Perfection of Creation

by SS Gurutej Singh Khalsa, Singapore Courtesy of the #60 Summer 2016 SDI Ministry Newsletter This creation is one of absolute perfection and within that perfection exists the miraculous human incarnation. Since time immemorial, human beings have been trying to understand the perfection, mystery, and purpose of the incarnation, and in fact, the
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