Posted by Shanti Kaur Khalsa& filed under 10-Guru Gobind Singh, Our Authors, Sikh Dharma Technology, Videos
SS Shanti Kaur Khalsa explains why Sikhs don't cut their hair. Cutting the hair is one of the "rehits", meaning Guru Gobind Singh commanded that Sikhs shouldn't do it. The hair (kesh) is also one of the 5 k's. The hair channels spiritual energy in action, which helps people in the householder lifestyle. There are…
Posted by Siri Singh Sahib Yogi Bhajan& filed under Lectures-Siri Singh Sahib
The hair is said to govern the tenth body. Cutting the hair diverts energy to its regrowth; leaving it uncut allows the body to divert that energy to the Radiant Body. If you ever feel your energy start to dip wash your hair, or brush it with a wooden comb. You’ll stimulate the energy meridians on…
Posted by Siri Singh Sahib Yogi Bhajan& filed under Publications, Sikh Art Corner
THE GLORY OF HAIR (Kesh Mehimaa)
Poem written by Siri Singh Sahib, Yogi Bhajan and shared in the book Furmaan Khalsa
God has blessed men and women with Long Hair.
It is the Crowning Glory of our Divine Form.
Through the hair, the light of the sun and the moon energize us.
Posted by Shanti Kaur Khalsa& filed under 10-Guru Gobind Singh, Bana, Our Authors, Sikh History, Videos
SS Shanti Kaur Khalsa explains the history, tradition, and practical reasons for wearing a turban.
Wearing a turban has always been in the Sikh tradition from the time of Guru Nanak, but it was formalized by Guru Hargobind in declaration of sovreignty and royalty despite the fact that only kings at the time wore…
Posted by Sikhnet& filed under Sikh Dharma Technology, Videos
What is the benefit of hair? Guruka Singh shares his thoughts about hair and being aware of why you want to keep or not keep your hair (particularly in relation to being a Sikh). Either looking at it from scientific point of view...an experiential perspective or just because the Guru asked us to keep our…
Posted by Sikh Dharma International& filed under Bana, Sikh Dharma Technology
The turban became a requirement for the Sikhs on Baisakhi Day of 1699. The Tenth Master, Guru Gobind Singh, after giving Amrit to the Five Beloved Ones, gave us bana, the distinctive dress that includes the turban. It is helpful to understand the historical context of his action.
During Guru Gobind Singh's time, the turban,…