Category: Sikh History

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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Sweet Sloks of Guru Teg Bahadur

Written by SS Shanti Kaur Khalsa, Española, NM Courtesy of the SDI Ministry In the month of Vaisakh we celebrate the birth of the 9th Sikh Guru—Guru Teg Bahadur Sahib. His life is an epic story of bravery and fearlessness, devotion and meditation, and ultimately the sacrifice of his own life for freedom of religion.[1] 
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The Perfection of Creation

by SS Gurutej Singh Khalsa, Singapore 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 creation itself. When I was young, I had to write
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A Brief History of Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib

According to historians almost two thousand years after the Buddha, Guru Nanak visited Patliputra during his first journey to the East in the beginning of 16th century. There were 64 gates and 670 towers protected by moat and wooden walls. Guru Nanak entered Patna through the western gate and stayed at Bhagat Jaitamal's House which
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Goindwal – A Poem by Gurutej Singh Khalsa

Where the Land lies green on fertile ground, At the bend of the river, Goindwal is found, In the humble village lived three Gurus; Amar Das and Ram Das, and Arjan too At the bottom of the eighty-four steps The pilgrims go to take their dips; To wash away their karmas and pains It
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