Posts tagged: Goindwal

Goindwal 2017 Experience

The 2016-2017 Sikh Dharma International Yatra to Patna, India, was wonderfully meaningful.  One personal highlight was doing a special meditation that was initiated by the third Guru, Guru Amar Das, in the 1550s.  He heard a message from the first Guru (Guru Nanak), instructing him to build an underground pool with 84 steps
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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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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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Journey to Goindwal Sahib

by Gurprasad Kaur Khalsa, Courtesy of True Tales: On the Spiritual Path...Memoirs and Writings “Beloved God bless us to keep up in this endeavor. Please give us the strength and courage to gracefully complete this meditation. And please bless Nav Jiwan Kaur with healing.” The words of the Ardas brought peace and surrender to my
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Guru Ram Das and the Throne of Raj Yog

Yogi Bhajan talked a lot about Guru Ram Das in his teachings on Kundalini Yoga. He would say that Guru Ram Das holds the Golden Chain, that Guru Ram Das is the Lord of Miracles. But most important, he talked about Guru Ram Das as having the throne of Raaj Yog bestowed upon him.
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Spiral of Naad

If you have never been to Darbar Sahib or India, there is a spiral circulation of people that is constant at Darbar Sahib, the Takhts (Sikh Thrones) and other large gurdwara complexes such as Goindwal or Tarn Taran. These Gurdwaras have perkarmas and sarovars—walkways encircling the water tanks. Some have only one entrance, but all
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