Posted by Bibiji& filed under Our Authors
We have the four perfect gifts from our Guru: Bani, Bana, Simran, and Seva, that provide four indomitable pillars, by which we align ourselves with the pure noble spirit of our own soul, ever victorious over the ultimate bully—our own mind.…
Posted by Shabd Singh Khalsa& filed under Around the World, Your Stories
The early morning air in Amritsar is balmy in mid-September. Our car raced through utterly empty streets. We were running late. Rickshaw peddlers covered in shawls slept on their chariots. Lonely incandescent bulbs uncovered stray dogs sifting trash heaps. The ghosts of a city.
My mind wandered. "Am I worthy of this?" Did I…
Posted by Jot Prakash Kaur& filed under Around the World, Your Stories
Although we learned much more, the theme became clear: When Sikhs stood up for others out of love, our efforts brought great victories to the people; when Sikhs fought on behalf of their own attachments, we lost brutally. The question then became, what are we standing for today?…
Posted by Guru Simran Kaur Khalsa& filed under Service/Seva, Sikhs Feed People, Your Stories
When you start something new, it takes a lot of flexibility, creativity and plain work. No need for big committees, boards or anything. Just start simple and once it works, expand. Here is “How it started” Here we have a children’s program for the ashram children once a…
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…
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 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 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 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 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 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…