Posted by Sikh Dharma International& filed under Dharmic Education, Ministry, Sikh Dharma International
February 16-26, 2014
Join us for this intimate experience in the Guru’s Land, connecting with your inner longing to serve humanity as a Minister of Sikh Dharma. Fall in Love again with the Guru.
We experience the Golden Temple, immerse ourselves in the healing space of Guru Ram Das,…
Posted by Jagat Guru Singh Khalsa& filed under Around the World, Community, Dharmic Education, Legacy Organizations
Miri Piri Academy
The Siri Singh Sahib Yogi Bhajan founded Miri Piri Academy in 1997. As he explained it, Miri Piri Academy is an educational institution committed to creating an environment that fosters mastery of the mind, elevation of the spirit, and gives the experience of the depth and power of the being. Through…
Posted by Shabd Singh Khalsa& filed under Around the World, Your Stories
Shabd celebrates the birthday of Kirshna: "I found myself in a minor inner dilemma: how do I interact with the shrines and idols that my fellow visitors each took the time to adore and meditate on? I do not value or worship those objects as divine or magical, but I do respect the place as…
Posted by Pritpal Singh Khalsa& filed under 03-Guru Amar Das, Sikh Dharma Technology, Sikh History
The 3rd Sikh guru, Guru Amar Das ji, proclaimed that no one would be allowed into his presence until that person had eaten in the Guru’s Kitchen, or Guru ka Langar. Of course, it was a wonderful service to make sure that everyone had this basic need for food taken care of before seeing the…
Posted by Siri Singh Sahib Ji& filed under 06-Guru Hargobind, Lectures-Siri Singh Sahib
by Siri Singh Sahib, Bhai Sahib Harbhajan Singh Khalsa Yogi Ji
....."So long you do not admire and understand the timelessness of the teacher, you can never understand to be a timeless student. As long as this intercourse of understanding and cohabition of the psyche does not understand, there shall be duality and doubt.…
Posted by Siri Singh Sahib Ji& filed under Around the World, Community, Events, Lectures-Siri Singh Sahib
by Siri Singh Sahib, Yogi Bhajan
--Excerpt from August 8, 1997 lecture in Espanola, NM
The word yatra - when the pilgrims go with the clarity of mind to go through the ordeal to cleanse their karma and deal with their soul. Yatra is not a holiday, going to five-star hotels; though we try to make in…
Posted by Snatam Kaur& filed under 10-Guru Gobind Singh, Around the World, Our Authors, Your Stories
In 1995, Snatam Kaur, Shanti Kaur, Sat Kirin Kaur and Bibiji were in India and had the blessing of participating in a walk from Anandpur Sahib to Dumduma Sahib. This is a poem written by Snatam Kaur about her experience there.
“Green trees in cool mud, away from the hot sun.
Villagers gather and…
Posted by Shanti Kaur Khalsa& filed under 11-Siri Guru Granth Sahib, Events, Our Authors, Your Stories
In 1995, Snatam Kaur, Shanti Kaur, Sat Kirin Kaur and Bibiji were in India and had the blessing of participating in a walk from Anandpur Sahib to Damdama Sahib. Here is an article written by Shanti Kaur about that experience:
The dust of a hundred vehicles snaked for miles down the narrow…
Posted by Siri Singh Sahib Ji& filed under Lectures-Siri Singh Sahib
by Siri Singh Sahib, Yogi Bhajan
Excerpt from Gurdwara Lecture on January 29, 1995 in Los Angeles, CA
... 'Wahe Guru Ji Ka Khalsa, Wahe Guru Ji Ki Fateh.'
As we are all set in a mood to go to India and we shall understand it truly that our slogan is, “let us go and clean the Prakarma to clean our Karma”. We are…
Posted by Guruka Singh Khalsa& filed under Our Authors, Your Stories
This is a true story about how sometimes something looks like one thing but it is actually something quite different.
I remember Siri Singh Sahib Ji speaking in Gurdwara about three kinds of stories we should all be telling each other: inspirational stories of our personal experience, stories of our history and stories of…
Posted by Sikh Dharma International& filed under Around the World, Events, Our Authors, Your Stories
By MSS Guru Raj Kaur Khalsa, October 2008
We often hear people say, “Oh, I felt his presence….” What does that actually MEAN, anyway? Yet we have all experienced it with individuals whom we love, respect, look to: the saints, sages, heros and warriors, beyond Time and Space, we feel their presence. Well, in…
Posted by Shanti Kaur Khalsa& filed under Around the World, Events, Gurpurbs, Our Authors, Sikh History, Your Stories
On a dark and stormy night in December 1705, Guru Gobind Singh Ji and the people of Anandpur Sahib left the city to escape the siege of the brutal Mogul Empire. They left with the promise of safe passage, but were cruelly betrayed and attacked from the rear as they crossed the river Sarsa. During…
Posted by Gurutej Singh Khalsa& filed under Around the World, Sikh Art Corner, Your Stories
Written in Espanola, New Mexico, 31 August, 1994
The steps were wet, the marble cold,
As I walked through lifetimes of prayer,
The dark morning sky over this place, so old,
Held the vibrations, which hung in the air.
We climbed to the top while the music played
As my withering mind gave…