Posted by Shanti Kaur Khalsa& filed under Our Authors, Sikh Dharma Technology, Videos
In this video SS Shanti Kaur Khalsa discusses the topic on "Why One Should Even Bother living the Sikh Lifestyle?" She explains that even though it is difficult, Sikh history is full of success stories, of those sikhs who kept the lifestyle, regardless of the pressures of the times.
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 Sikh Dharma International& filed under Ministry, Sikh Dharma Technology
After taking Amrit, men commit to taking the surname of Singh (Lion), representing that their new identity is fearlessness. Women take the surname of Kaur (Princess), representing that their new identity is one of grace and fearlessness. Many men and women will also add the family name of Khalsa.
At the first Amrit ceremony,…
Posted by Siri Singh Sahib Yogi Bhajan& filed under Lectures-Siri Singh Sahib, Sikh Dharma Technology
By Siri Singh Sahib Bhai Sahib Harbhajan Singh Khalsa Yogiji
Excerpt from a lecture given May 23, 1993
The most important part of Sikh Dharma, or any religion, is reality. It is very difficult for an individual to follow his or her religion. Mostly you have no choice when…
Posted by Shabd Singh Khalsa& filed under The Guru, Your Stories
I am a Sikh who bows to the Siri Guru Granth Sahib as my spiritual teacher. I regularly read Guru's bani and I regularly sit with sangat. I work to change my habits in life to the healthy, wise, and kind principles shared in the Guru's word. One of the ways that I help calm…