Posts tagged: sikhs

Book Review: Warrior Saints

Kashi House, “a not-for-profit publisher of fine quality books and art print on the cultural heritage of the Sikhs and Punjab,” have released a new edition of their 1999 release on Sikh martial history: Warrior Saints: Four Centuries of Sikh Military History Vol. 1. The authors, Amandeep Singh Madra and Parmjit Singh wrote the first
Screen-shot-2013-04-30-at-2.08.51-PM

Truth is Divine

Guru Nanak gave us a very easy way to understand that every being is part of the Divine creation. The Creator is within you and everyone. Chanting Sat Naam, with every breath we draw can help us realize that ‘ONE’ within, that ‘True-Name’ of the infinite spirit, ‘Sat-Naam’.
Bibiji

Paradise Found (Part 1)

What often happens, I think, to people born into a unique community with specific lifestyle, is that we do not feel we have chosen the life for ourselves. I think we also see a lot of hypocrisy. What is wrong with my parents’ marriage if they meditate all the time and bow before the Guru?
74590_571257422902897_151157748_n

Sikhs in Paris

To be honest, I was not at ease. I felt that everyone stared in Har Rai's direction and mine and that we were outsiders to the whole. Through the fray walked a tall Sikh in a pale blue kurta, black dastaar, and a wavy black beard....He was eight. I had a spiritual experience as I
7711141130_6b08ae8b92-300x199

A Truthful Path of Living

Truth is a hallmark virtue for anyone walking the path of Dharma because it keeps us real and dispels the veils of illusion that would otherwise bind us in life. That is why Guru Nanak starts Japji with the Mul Mantra by acknowledging there is only one Creator, then saying His name is Truth,
Sardarni Guru Amrit Kaur