Posted by Sikh Dharma International& filed under Community, Service/Seva, Your Stories
Can you briefly describe the Seva Sadhana program for those who haven’t heard of it before?
Seva Sadhana is a yogic lifestyle immersion program that allows a person to live in community and practice a healthy, happy and holy lifestyle. Program participants do seva for four hours each day, five…
Posted by Sikh Dharma International& filed under Community, Service/Seva, Sikhs Feed People, Your Stories
One day I was talking to a friend about the 400 children in need of weekend food at the school we were working with. We were serving 30 children weekly. We did the math and realized that each child in need was only receiving food every 15 weeks. She said, “Tell the Universe you have…
Posted by Sikh Dharma International& filed under Around the World, Community, Service/Seva, Sikhs Feed People
Langar Chile is a non-governmental organization founded in 2003 by Kundalini Yoga instructors Sinmrit Singh and Guru Darshan Singh, and they have been working since 2004 without interruption. This inspiring team serves hot vegetarian food to those who live in a street situation, and to anyone else who needs it, on Thursday nights in different…
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
Written by SS Mata Mandir Kaur Khalsa from Herndon, VA and shared in the Summer 2017 SDI Ministry Newsletter.
“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,…
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…