Posts tagged: Guru Gobind Singh

Sikh Path of Love

Our oneness brings about miracles. That is why the Siri Singh Sahib, out of his love for us, challenged us to do the impossible in order to build our excellence and to deliver us into our oneness with God. Love is behind any healing or transformation.
Sardarni Guru Amrit Kaur

Paradise Found (Part 1)

What often happens, I think, to people born into a unique community with specific lifestyle, is that we do not feel we have chosen the life for ourselves. I think we also see a lot of hypocrisy. What is wrong with my parents’ marriage if they meditate all the time and bow before the Guru?
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Paradise Found (Part 2)

After a quick flight to Delhi, a manic layover where I had to leave the terminal and go back through security (with no prior directions to do so), I made it to Chennai. It is hard to convey the sensation that overcame me. At the first glimpse of the palm trees soothing warmth swept over
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The Royalty of the Khalsa

When Guru Gobind Singh Ji gave birth to the Khalsa, he gave us the gift of reunion with our royal, divine essence. Upon creating the Khalsa, he elevated humanity to go beyond merely praising God, and gave an exact formula to experience God in ultimate radiance and royal stature.
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Hola Mohalla

Hola Mohalla is the Sikh festival which falls in March (2013 is March 28th) and a national holiday in India. Together the words "Hola Mohalla" stand for "mock fight". During this festival, processions are organized and accompanied by large “nagara” drums and headed by Panj Pyaras, which proceed from one Gurdwara to another. The custom
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Holy Holla!

The dusty roads between Garhshankar and Jalandar teemed with life. Surrounded by serene wheat fields lined with wispy trees, thousands of people motored up and down the cramped highway.  They dodged affable but incessant sevaks demanding them to receive Guru’s langar. Their heads adorned with orange turbans in celebration of Holla Mohalla (Holla), the Sikh
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The Beauty of Song of the Khalsa

This article was originally published in the November, 1995 issue of Prosperity Paths.  It is a beautiful description by S.S. Shanti Kaur Khalsa of Song of the Khalsa being sung at the first World Sikh Conference in Amritsar in 1995.  It is very vivid description and worth republishing..... The heat swirled around the people as the fans
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Chattar Chakkar Varatee: the Mantra of the Heart Center

Teachers: Snatam Kaur and Pritpal Singh. One of the most powerful techniques to uplift yourself when you’re feeling down and out is the recitation of the mantra given to us by Gurū Gobind Singh, Chattar Chakkar Varatee. With this mantra we nourish and support our inner most being, and bring courage to the heart.
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