Category archive: The Guru

Guru Nanak and Prayer

Guru Nanak was a grown up man now, and he had begun to travel and teach. He walked everywhere on foot with his friends and wherever they went, they sang. His friends were Mardana, who was a Muslim, and Bala, who was a Hindu. Those were the two main religions in India during that time.
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Master and Disciple

Renowned Canadian artist - Kanwar Singh, the painter/chronicler of Sikh History, painted this image, "Guru Gobind Singh: Master and Disciple."  It depicts a scene from the seminal event in Sikh history: the First Vaisakhi of 1699 and the Creation of The Khalsa. In the scene thus captured, we witness as follows: Having just
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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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Ardas Bhaee: A Mantra of Answered Prayers

This mantra calls upon the third Sikh Guru, Guru Amar Das, and the fourth Sikh Guru, Guru Ram Das, to answer one's prayers. Guru Amar Das represents the energy of grace, mercy and hope in hopeless circumstances. Guru Ram Das represents the energy of divine healing and miracles. 
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Deepening Your Relationship with the Guru

SDI is excited to welcome you to take a dynamic new online course that we have created in cooperation with our sister organization, SikhNet. The course is titled, "Deepening Your Relationship with the Guru". It is a six-week online course that includes stimulating short videos, interesting articles, a discussion forum and weekly
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Bowing to the Guru

Courtesy of the Spring 2018 Ministry Newsletter We asked Sikh Dharma Ministers to reflect on the question: “What does it mean to bow to the Siri Guru Granth Sahib?” Here are a few thoughtful replies: An Act of Devotion SS Sada Sat Simran Singh Khalsa, Santa Fe NM, USA Bowing one’s head isn’t just
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Jai TayGang ~ A Shabad for Prosperity and Imperial Dignity

Chanting and surrounding yourself with this Shabad will bring protection, prosperity, royalty and grace and will cut through karmic blocks. Written by Guru Gobind Singh Ji and included in the Dasam Granth, this shabad calls upon and bows to the power of the divine sword that represents the majesty and strength which can remove
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Guru Hargobind Ji

Guru Hargobind es el sexto Maestro en Sikh Dharma. Nació en Wadali, India y dio su último aliento en Kiratpur, India. Su padre fue Guru Arjan y su madre fue Mata Ganga Ji. Después de la muerte de Guru Arjan, la comunidad Sikh atravesó un cambio profundo. Durante 100 años, ellos habían desarrollado una profunda
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