Category: Sikh History

Guru Gobind Singh’s Birth

An address in honor of the birthday of the 10th Guru by Siri Singh Sahib Bhai Sahib Harbhajan Singh Khalsa Yogiji   Originally published in Beads of Truth. Spring 1975. The dream which Guru Gobind Singh had, to establish a brotherhood has many dimensions.  My personal feeling is that God had to prepare for
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The Unfolding Story of the History of the Khalsa Nation

Beads of Truth, Fall 1979, #3 by Siri Singh Sahib Harbhajan Singh Khalsa Yogiji Since New Year's 1979, the year of infinity that "will determine your fate in the 'hand of God'," the Siri Singh Sahib has aided our recognition of that destiny in a number of addresses that culminate in this issue with a
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Remembering Guru Teg Bahadur’s Sacrifice

There are many examples through history of people who gave their lives to defend their religious beliefs. But Guru Teg Bahadur sacrificed his life to defend the right of the followers of other religions to practice their religious beliefs. Just a few years before Guru Teg Bahadur was given the throne of Guru, Moghul
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Guruka Langar

The Guru’s Kitchen There are many memorable aspects of a Sikh Gurdwara program, but most first-time visitors are surprised and delighted by the wonderful food that is freely served to the congregation at the conclusion of every gurdwara program. This serving of food is a long-standing tradition called, Guru ka Langar (the Guru’s kitchen)
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Gatka

Gatka - A Martial Art that Empowers Our Life Guru Ram Das created the Mal Akhara or Martial Arts School in Amritsar, and actually gave a turban of victory to Guru Arjan Dev, who won a great bout against a famous wrestler Maskeen. This martial arts school was inherited from Guru Angad Dev, who had learnt the art
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