Posted by Guru Amrit Kaur Khalsa& filed under Community
The Sikh Dharma of Virginia Office of Public Affairs was created in March 2018. Guru Sangat Singh, Head of Raj Khalsa Gurdwara, had a vision of an Office that would accompany the excellent work being performed by the National…
Posted by Miri Piri Academy& filed under Around the World, Legacy Organizations
On Friday, the students at Miri Piri Academy completed 40 days of parkarma seva at the Golden Temple. For 40 days they rose in the Amrit Vela to complete this beautiful seva.
The Siri Singh Sahib himself participated in this seva for four years continuously.
"Now can you believe me, I was…
Posted by Shanti Kaur Khalsa& filed under Legacy Organizations
2017 a was tough year on the planet earth. Storms, floods, and earthquakes struck in all directions. Who knows what 2018 will bring, but we all must be prepared to see more trauma as Mother Earth evolves into a new reality. There is nothing we can do about that.
There is something we can…
Posted by Sat Bachan Kaur& filed under Ministry
by SS Sat Bachan Kaur Khalsa, Española NM, from the SDI Ministry Summer 2017 Newsletter
“Your reliability will give people the courage to trust you. Their trust will give you the power to carry a situation. A leader carries and serves people. Learn to lead as a ‘seva;’ people will love you, and you will…
Posted by Sikh Dharma Ministry& filed under Khalsa Council, Ministry, Service/Seva
“We as humans are supposed to live for each other and that is seva.”
—The Siri Singh Sahib (January 31, 1993)
Focusing on Seva
Seva is a basic human need. It is an expression of gratitude, compassion and connection, that brings our Dharma and our souls alive. Since we started the Journey into the Heart of Sikh…
Posted by Sikh Dharma Ministry& filed under Dharmic Education, Ministry
by SS Har Nal Kaur Khalsa, Espanola NM, shared in the SDI Ministry Summer 2017 Newsletter
Real seva comes from the heart:
“Out of love you give selflessly to those who ask and those who don’t ask. When you are a giver, then your faculty and God’s faculty become the same. That is divinity.”—The…
Posted by Sikh Dharma Ministry& filed under Around the World, Community, Ministry, Shabad Guru, Your Stories
by SS Guru Nam Singh and SS Sat Jivan Kaur Khalsa, McAllen TX, published in the Summer 2017 SDI Ministry Newsletter
In the early 1980s, my wife SS Sat Jivan Kaur was facing a deep depression. Two prestigious doctors made the diagnosis and both agreed that it was imperative that she take strong medications…
Posted by Sikh Dharma International& filed under Khalsa Council, Service/Seva, Videos
Thursday, April 20, 2017
The Khalsa Council supported the Food for Kids program in Espanola, NM by helping to pack food bags for more than 400 elementary school children.
This is a weekly effort by Food for Kids New Mexico
Please visit their website to find out more and consider sponsoring…
Posted by Sikh Dharma International& filed under Your Stories
Written by HarKiren Kaur, Courtesy of Sikhnet
The below text is a funny and illustrated description shared by Harkiren Kaur from Malaysia about some of her experiences doing seva at Harimandir Sahib and being a Sikh woman. It is from 2006.
"I think I’ve mentioned that I have joined the school (Miri Piri Academy) in Amritsar…
Posted by OngKar Kaur Khalsa& filed under Community, Service/Seva, Sikhs Feed People
In mid-January, a few of us were in California for some meetings and on the Monday evening after our meetings were completed, we joined the Share a Meal team to serve food to the homeless on Skid Row in LA.
Many of us do not have a reference point to how awful it is to actually “live on the…
Posted by Sikh Dharma International& filed under Community, Events
Espanola, New Mexico Sangat Members, Sat Kirtan Kaur and Siri Sadhana Singh share inspiring words on their experiences of seva at the Los Angeles Baisakhi Day Celebration.
Sat Kirtan Kaur
Baisakhi is my favorite event of the year. While I deeply love Solstice, White Tantric Yoga days and the Guru Ram Das…
Posted by Siri Singh Sahib Ji& filed under Lectures-Siri Singh Sahib
WAHE GURU JI KA KHALSA, WAHE GURU JI KI FATEH!
Something which I have practiced for many many years and I have qualified myself to look at myself as I am entering my 61st year. I have to share with you certain aspects of life which normally do not exist in spiritual education.
Posted by Sikh Dharma International& filed under Around the World, Community
Participants in this Seva Camp came from around the world – Russia, the Netherlands, France, UK, Canada, Mexico, and USA
Projects the seva team worked on included:
varnishing the doors and windows of the refectories
sanding, painting and varnishing of the dorms on top of the refectories
creating fences around the pond, with…