Sikhism Sitemap - Page 2 2016-09-26

Guru Nanak's Birthday Celebrations in Modern Nankana Illustrated - Water Buffalo
The water buffalow is a common site on the Streets of Nankana during Guru Nanak's birthday celebrations. Page 18.

Amrit Sanchar Initiation Ceremony Illustrated - Sikh Baptism Rites
Find out all about the Sikh initiation ceremony of Amrit Sanchar and Baptism rites here in this illustrated presentation.

Khalsa Initiates Greet the Sangat - The Sikh Initiation Ceremony of Amrit Sanchar Illustrated
Khalsa initiates greet the Sangat following the Sikh Amrit Sanchar initiation ceremony.

Panj Pyare and Khalsa Initiates with Guru Granth - Amrit Sanchar Illustrated
Panj Pyare gather with Khalsa initiates before the scripture of Guru Granth Saibh during the Amrit Sanchar initiation ceremony.

Panj Pyare Give Khalsa Initiates Amrit to Drink - Amrit Sanchar Illustrated
Panj Pyare give initiates immortal nectar to drink in the Amrit Sanchar initiation ceremony.

Panj Pyare Sprinkle Amrit into Eyes Of Initiates - Amrit Sanchar Illustrated
Panj Pyare sprinkle immortal nectar into the eyes of Initiates during the Amrit Sanchar ceremony.

Panj Pyare Sprinkle Amrit On Hair Of Initiates - Amrit Sanchar Illustrated
The Panj Pyare sprinkle immortal nectar onto the hair of initiates the Amrit Sanchar ceremony.

Panj Pyare Impart Gurmanter to Initiates - Amrit Sanchar Illustrated
The Panj Pyare impart Gurmanter to the initiates of the Amrit Sanchar ceremony.

Initiates Drink Remaining Amrit - Sikh Initiation Ceremony Illustrated
Initiates drink the remaining immortal nectar during Amrit Sanchar Ceremony

Panj Pyare Instruct Initiates In Code of Conduct - Amrit Sanchar Illustrated
The Panj Pyare instruct the baptized initiates In the Sikhism code of conduct during the Amrit Sanchar ceremony.

Nangara (Kettle Drum) Announces Khalsa Initiates - Amrit Sanchar Illustrated
The Nangara kettle drum announces the entrance of Khalsa Initiates into the gurdwara immediately following the Amrit Sanchar ceremony.

All About the Panj Pyare - The Role of the Five Beloved
The Panj Pyare have important leadership roles in Sikhism, and are the 5 Beloved administers of immortal Amrit in the Khalsa initiation baptism rites.

Guru Har Rai Gurpurab Events And Holidays
When is Guru Har Rai Ji's birthday prakash, inauguration gadee, and death joti jot observed? Find details about related gurpurab events and dates here.

Historic Gurdwaras and Commemorative Shrines of Patna
Did you know that Mata Gujri gave birth to Guru Gobind Singh in Patna? Learn more about the historic gurdwaras and Sikh shrines of this ancient city.

5 Supreme Seats of Sikh Religious Authority
Where are the five Takhats located and what is their history? Find out here.

Guru Arjun Dev Birth, Inauguration and Martyrdom Events
Find out here about the historic dates and events of Guru Arjun Dev Ji's birth, inauguration, martyrdom and related commemorative gurpurab holidays.

Doorway to Sachkhand - Sukhasan Ceremony Illustrated
The external doorway to Sachkhand is illustrated here.

Shastar Seva - Sukhasan Ceremony Illustrated
Shastar seva is done at the conclusion of the sukhasan ceremony illustrated here.

Rumala Seva - Sukhasan Ceremony Illustrated
Rumala draieres are collected for cleaning at the conclusion of the sukhasan cermeny illustrated here.

Reading the Hukam of Guru Granth - How to Read Hukam
Reading the Hukam of Guru Granth - How to Read Hukam

Conclusion - Sukhasan Ceremony Illustrated
guru Granth Sahib at rest in conclusion of sukhasan ceremony illustrated here

Panj Pyare Join the Sukhasan Procession - Sukhasan Ceremony Illustrated
The Granthi is joined by Panj Pyare in the sukhasan ceremony illustrated here.

Child in Sukhasan Procession - Sukhasan Ceremony Illustrated
A child joins the sukhasan ceremony procession illustrated here.

Stepping Up to Sachkhand - Sukhasan Ceremony Illustrated
Panj payare mount the steps to sachkhand with Guru Granth Sahib illustrated here.

Worshipers Request Prashad - How To Read a Hukam
Worshipers Request Prashad - How To Read a Hukam

Illustrated Guide to Reading a Hukam - How to Read a Hukam
Illustrated Guide to Reading a Hukam - How to Read a Hukam

Distributing the Prashad to the Worshipers - How To Read a Hukam
Distributing the Prashad to the Worshipers - How To Read a Hukam

Reading the Hukam
Hukamnama and Ardas. Sikhism.

Blessing the Prashad - How to Read a Hukam
Blessing Karah Prashad With Ardas - How to Read a Hukam

Completion of the Prayer Ardas - How to Read a Hukam
Completion of the Prayer Ardas - How to Read a Hukam

Folding Back the Rumala Coverlet To Open Guru Granth - How to Read a Hukam
Folding Back the Rumala Coverlet To Open Guru Granth - How to Read a Hukam

Selecting a Random Hukam From Guru Granth - How to Read a Hukam
Selecting a Random Hukam From Guru Granth - How to Read a Hukam

Covering Guru Granth Sahib After the Hukam is Read - How To Read a Hukam
Covering Guru Granth Sahib After the Hukam is Read - How To Read a Hukam

Bless the Prashad - Illustrated Prashad Recipe
Bless prashad. Find illustrated instructions here.

Stir Until Prashad Absorbs Syrup - Illustrated Prashad Recipe
Stir until prashad absorbs syrup. Find illustrated instructions here.

Performing Parkarma - Sukhasan Ceremony Illustrated
The sukhasan procession walks around the palki performing in parkarma illustrated here.

Sukhasan Ceremony Ardaas - Sukhasan Ceremony Illustrated
The Sukhasan ceremony commences with ardas illustrated here.

Sangat on Stairway to Sachkhand - Sukhasan Ceremony Illustrated
Sangat join the sukhasan procession on the stairway to Sachkhand illustrated here.

Sukhasan Ceremony Illustrated
Sachkhand houses Guru Granth Sahib when put to rest illustrated here.

Granthi Carries Guru Granth Atop His Head - Sukhasan Ceremony Illustrated
The Granthi carries Guru Granth on his head during the sukhasan ceremony illustrated here.

Nishan Sahib in Sukhasan Procession - Sukhasan Ceremony Illustrated
The nishan sahib Sikh flag is carried during the sukhasan ceremony procession illustrated here.

Chaur Sahib in Sukhasan Procession - Sukhasan Ceremony Illustrated
Chaur Sahib is waved over Guru Granth Sahib in the sukhasan procession illustrated here.

Sangat Pays Respects - Sukhasan Ceremony Illustrated
Sangat stands to pay respects when Guru Granth Sahib is carried by illustrated here.

Place Prashad Into Bowl - Illustrated Prashad Recipe
Place prashad into serving bowl. Find illustrated instructions here.

Add Sugar to Water - Illustrated Prashad Recipe
Add sugar to water for making prashad. Find illustrated instructions here.

Stir Until Ghee Separates From Flour - Illustrated Prashad Recipe
Stir Until Ghee Separates From Flour - NirvairFind illustrated instructions here.

Pour Sugar Syrup Into Toasted Flour - Illustrated Prashad Recipe
Pour sugar syrup into toasted flour to make prashad. Find illustrated instructions here.

Clarify Butter to Make Ghee - Illustrated Prashad Recipe
Clarify butter to make ghee for prashad. Find illustrated instructions here.

Add Whole Grain Flour - Illustrated Prashad Recipe
Add whole grain flour to make prashad. Find illustrated instructions here.

Stir to Lightly Toast Flour - Illustrated Prashad Recipe
Lightly toast flour to make prashad. Find illustrated instructions here.

Illustrated Prashad Recipe - Assemble Ingredients for Prashad
Assemble ingredients to make prashad. Find illustrated instructions here.

Illustrated Karah Prashad Recipe - A Sanctified Offering
Did you know that Karah Prashad is an edible sanctified offering served with every Sikh worship service? Find an illustrated recipe here.

Top Sacred Nitnem Daily Prayerbooks in Gurmukhi and English
These top Nitnem Gurmukhi to English resources include Sikhism prayer books and downloads, with both transliteration and translations, and recordings.

Read Entire Scripture of Guru Granth Sahib
Find out the difference between Akhand Paath, Sadharan Paath, Sahej Paath and Cyber Paath here and how they are read.

Sikh Hymns, Prayers and Blessings for All Occasions
In Sikhism, all of life's important events are accompanied by the singing sacred verses with Sikh hymns, prayers and blessings for every occasion.

Sikhism Shabads and Hymns of Hope and Healing
Prayers and verses of Sikh scripture can enable healing on all levels. Healing hymns and shabads reduce stress, comfort the body and soothe the soul.

Gurdwara Illustrated - Where Sikhs Worship Virtual Visit
What happens during a Sikh worship service? Does every sit together in the gurdwara? Find out here in this illustrated virtual visit.

Wash Hands Prior to Entering Gurdwara - Where Sikhs Worship Virtual Visit
Did you now that Sikhs wash their hand before entering the gurdwara for worship? Find out why here.

Enter the Gurdwara to Mathatake - =Where Sikhs Worship Virtual Visit
Did you know that Sikhs bow their head to the floor before the Guru Granth Sahib. Find out why here.

Langar Line Queue at the Gurdwara - Where Sikhs Worship Virtual Visit
Did you know that Sikhs line up for food provide prepared and served entirely for free? Find out more here.

10 Tips For Attending Nagar Kirtan
Are you planning to attend an annual Sikh parade? Find ten tips here that can help make your Nagar Kirtan an enjoyable event and festive adventure that you won't forget.

Ten Tips For Attending Nagar Kirtan - Sanitary Facilities
Find out about Sikh parade sanitary facilities here.

Ten Tips For Attending Nagar Kirtan - Do Seva and Help With Preparation and Clean Up
Feel like lending a hand at the Sikh parade? Find out here how you can help during Nagar Kirtan.

Ten Tips For Attending Nagar Kirtan - Locate Sikh Parade Ceremonies Start and Finish
Are you planning to attend a Sikhism Nagar Kirtan Parade? Find out about opening ceremonies here.

Ten Tips For Attending Nagar Kirtan - Decide on Parking, Meeting Place and Exit Plan
Wondering wear to park at a Nagar Kirtan. Find options and concerns here when parking at a Sikh parade.

Ten Tips For Attending Nagar Kirtan - Wear Appropriate Attire
Wondering what to wear to Nagar Kirtan? Find out here what is appropriate wear at a Sikh parade.

Ten Tips For Attending Nagar Kirtan - Watch For Moving Parade Vehicles
Find out here what kinds of moving vehicles you need to watch out for when attending a Sikh Parade.

Ten Tips For Attending Nagar Kirtan - Eat Your Fill of Free Food and Drinks (Langar)
Did you know that langar is provided free of cost for everyone at Nagar Kirtan and every one is encourage to eat? Find out here about the delectable fare available at a Sikh parade.

Ten Tips For Attending Nagar Kirtan - Shop For Religious Items at Bazaar
Did you know that shopping is one of the highlights of most Sikh parades? Find out here what kinds of items are available at the bazaar.

Sangat Dine in the Langar Hall at the Gurdwara - Where Sikhs Worship Virtual Visit
Did you know that Sikhs eat sitting side by side on the floor of the gurdwara langar hall? Find out more here.

Remove Shoes Before Entering Gurdwara - Where Sikhs Worship Virtual Visit
Why are there shoes in front of the gurdwara? Find out here.

Sangat Listens to Ragi Kirtan at the Gurdwara - Where Sikhs Worship Virtual Visit
Did you know that singing kirtan is part of the worship service held at gurdwara? Find out more here.

Gurdwara Speeches and Service - Where Sikhs Worship Virtual Visit
Did you know that Sikhs sometimes give speeches during a worship service? Find out more here..

Hukam and Completion of Gurdwara Worship Service - Where Sikhs Worship Virtual Visit
Did you know that Sikhs read a random verse of scripture to complete the gurdwara worship service. Find out more here.

Karah Prashad in the Gurdwara - Where Sikhs Worship Virtual Visit
Did you know that prashad, a sweet delicacy is serve to the congregation during the gurdwara worship service. Find out more here.

Langar Seva at the Gurdwara - Where Sikhs Worship Virtual Visit
Did you know that Sikhs volunteer to clean up the gurdwara and langar hall? Find out more here.

Ten Tips For Attending Nagar Kirtan - Virtual Sikh Parades
Take a virtual tour of Sikh parades around the world such as Hola Mahalla, NYC and Yuba City Annual Sikh Parades, and Guru Nanak's Birthday Pakistan.

Ten Tips For Attending Nagar Kirtan - =Abstain From Tobacco, Alcohol and Drug Use at Sikh Parades
Wondering what not to do at a Sikh parade? Find out about Sikhism values and Nagar Kirtan prohibitions here.

Ten Tips For Attending Nagar Kirtan - Take a Ride on Floats
Did you know that everyone is welcome to ride on floats at Sikh parades? All aboard.

5 Tips For Sikh Gurdwara, Conduct, and Worship Services
If you are visiting a gurdwara, these 5 tips on conduct, worship, and events will help you know what to expect, and understand what is expected of you.

5 Things to Take Along to Sikh Summer Camp
Find out here what you need to take with you to Summer Solstice, or Gurmat, camp when you spend the night at a Sikh summer camp, or spiritual retreat.

Five Things to Take Along to Nagar Kirtan Sikh Parade
Yuba City Nagar Kirtan goes on all day long and the route is several miles long. Take these 5 things along with you whenever attending a Sikh parade.

All About Sikh Holidays
Find out all about Sikh holidays, festivals, and gurpurab celebrations here.

Sikhism Ceremonies and Celebrations - Important Sikhism Holiday Occasions and Life Events
Dud you know that the Guru Granth Sahib, Sikhism's holy scripture, is a central feature to all important life events and holiday occasions? Find out here all about Sikhism ceremonies and celebrations.

Stitch Sikh Prayer Book Cover at Edges - IlluIllustrated Instructions for a Gurbani Prayer Book Cover
Stitch Sikh Prayer Book Cover at Edges - Illustrated Instructions for a Gurbani Prayer Book Cover

How to Sew a Sikh Prayer Book Cover Illustrated - Illustrated Instructions for a Gurbani Prayer Book Cover
How to Sew a Sikh Prayer Book Cover Illustrated - Illustrated Instructions for a Gurbanii Prayer Book Cover

Sikh Prayer Book With Cover in Pothi Pouch - Illustrated Instructions for a Gurbani Prayer Book Cover
Sikh Prayer Book With Cover in Pothi Pouch - Illustrated Instructions for a Gurbani Prayer Book Cover

Measure Fabric for a Sikh Prayer Book Cover - Illustrated Instructions for a Gurbani Prayer Book Cover
Measure Fabric for a Sikh Prayer Book Cover - Illustrated Instructions for a Gurbani Prayer Book Cover

Hem the Sikh Prayer Book Cover - Illustrated Instructions for a Gurbani Prayer Book Cover
Hem the Sikh Prayer Book Cover - Illustrated Instructions for a Sikh Prayer Book Cover

Center the Sikh Prayer Book on Hemmed Cover - Illustrated Instructions for a Gurbani Prayer Book Cover
Center the Sikh Prayer Book on Hemmed Cover - Illustrated Instructions for a Gurbani Prayer Book Cover

Pin One Side of the Sikh Prayer Book Cover in Place - Illustrated Instructions for a Gurbani Prayer Book Cover
Pin One Side of the Sikh Prayer Book Cover in Place - Illustrated Instructions for a Gurbani Prayer Book Cover

Pin Sikh Prayer Book Cover on Both Sides - Illustrated Instructions for a Gurbani Prayer Book Cover
Pin Sikh Prayer Book Cover on Both Sides - Illustrated Instructions for a Gurbani Prayer Book Cover

Slip Sikh Prayer Book Cover in Place on First Side - Illustrated Instructions for a Gurbani Prayer Book Cover
Slip Sikh Prayer Book Cover in Place on First Side - Illustrated Instructions for a Gurbani Prayer Book Cover

Slip Sikh Prayer Book Cover in Place on Second Side - Illustrated Instructions for a Gurbani Prayer Book Cover
Slip Sikh Prayer Book Cover in Place on Second Side - Illustrated Instructions for a Gurbani Prayer Book Cover

Sikh Children of America - All About the Challenges of Sikh Americans
Sikh children of America face unique challenges. Find out more here.

Patriot and Old Glory - All About the Challenges of Sikh Americans
Sikh patriots take pride in Old Glory.

Right to Worship - All About the Challenges of Sikh Americans
Sikh Americans are guaranteed the right to worship.

Civil Liberties - All About the Challenges of Sikh Americans
Sikh Americans have the right to civil liberties.

Promise of Freedom - All About the Challenges of Sikh Americans
Sikh Americans face unique challenges in a land that promises freedom for all.

Sikh Heritage - All About the Challenges of Sikh Americans
Both American heritage and Sikh heritage are important to Sikhs living in America.

Sikhism Dress Code - All About the Challenges of Sikh Americans
the Sikhism dress code presents unique challenges for Sikhs wishing to enter the American military armed forces.

Red White and Blues - All About the Challenges of Sikh Americans
Half of all Sikh children are bullied in school.

Sikh Day Parade NY City - All About the Challenges of Sikh Americans
The annual Sikh Day Parade of NY City is a peaceful meanis of raising Sikh awareness in America.

Freedom and Democracy - All About the Challenges of Sikh Americans
Sikh Americans share the dream of freedom and democracy for all.

Top Three Must Have Sikhism Reference Books
Top 3 Sikhism Reference Books - Must Have Books About Sikhism

Sikhism Worship Resources For Daily Devotions - Sikhism Worship at Home
Did you know that many Sikhs worship at home? Find Sikhism worship resources here with a wealth of ideas on how to remained focused and connected with Sikhism in your daily devotions at home.

Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade - Yuba City Guru Gadee Nagar Kirtan
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Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade - Yuba City Guru Gadee Nagar Kirtan
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Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade - Yuba City Guru Gadee Nagar Kirtan
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Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade - Yuba City Guru Gadee Nagar Kirtan
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Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade - Yuba City Guru Gadee Nagar Kirtan
Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade - Yuba City Guru Gadee Nagar Kirtan

Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade - Yuba City Guru Gadee Nagar Kirtan
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Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade - Yuba City Guru Gadee Nagar Kirtan
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Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade - Yuba City Guru Gadee Nagar Kirtan
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Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade - Yuba City Guru Gadee Nagar Kirtan
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Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade - Yuba City Guru Gadee Nagar Kirtan
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Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade - Yuba City Guru Gadee Nagar Kirtan
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Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade - Yuba City Guru Gadee Nagar Kirtan
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Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade - Yuba City Guru Gadee Nagar Kirtan
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Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade Illustrated - Illustrated Yuba City Guru Gadee Nagar Kirtan
Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade Illustrated - Illustrated Yuba City Guru Gadee Nagar Kirtan

Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade Illustrated - Illustrated Yuba City Guru Gadee Nagar Kirtan
Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade Illustrated - Illustrated Yuba City Guru Gadee Nagar Kirtan

Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade - Yuba City Guru Gadee Nagar Kirtan
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Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade - Yuba City Guru Gadee Nagar Kirtan
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Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade - Yuba City Guru Gadee Nagar Kirtan
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Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade - Yuba City Guru Gadee Nagar Kirtan
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Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade - Yuba City Guru Gadee Nagar Kirtan
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Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade - Yuba City Guru Gadee Nagar Kirtan
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Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade - Yuba City Guru Gadee Nagar Kirtan
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Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade - Yuba City Guru Gadee Nagar Kirtan
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Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade - Yuba City Guru Gadee Nagar Kirtan
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Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade - Yuba City Guru Gadee Nagar Kirtan
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Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade - Yuba City Guru Gadee Nagar Kirtan
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Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade - Yuba City Guru Gadee Nagar Kirtan
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Yuba City Sikh Parade Free Beverages
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Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade - Yuba City Guru Gadee Nagar Kirtan
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Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade - Yuba City Guru Gadee Nagar Kirtan
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Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade - Yuba City Guru Gadee Nagar Kirtan
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Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade - Yuba City Guru Gadee Nagar Kirtan
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Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade Illustrated - Illustrated Yuba City Guru Gadee Nagar Kirtan
Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade Illustrated - Illustrated Yuba City Guru Gadee Nagar Kirtan

Annual NYC Sikh Day Parade Panj Pyare
In celebration of Vaisakhi Day, a group of five beloved Panj Pyare walk in front of a float in the Annual NYC Sikh Day Parade. Page 2.

Annual NYC Sikh Day Parade Beloved Little Ones
Sikhs big and small like this Panj Pyare group of five little ones come from all around the world to participate in the nagar kirtan parade festivities. Page 3.

Singhni March in Annual NYC Sikh Day Parade
Five beloved Singhni, devout Sikh women, carry swords while dressed in white bana as they march in the Annual NYC Sikh Day Parade nagar kirtan. Page 4.

NYC Annual Sikh Parade Banner
In celebration of Vaisakhi Day, groups of devotees carry banners and the Nishan Sikh Flag while marching along the New York City Sikh Parade route.

New York City Annual Sikh Day Parade Illustrated
The New York City (NYC) Sikh Parade is an annual event celebrating Vaisakhi, the anniversary of the origin of Khalsa, and first Amrit ceremony of 1699.

Annual New York City Sikh Parade Golden Temple Float
Golden Temple replica represents the spiritual center of Sikhism borne on a float down Madison Avenue at the Annual New York City Sikh Parade. Page 7.

New York City Sikh Day Parade Singhni Pride
Devout Sikh girls show Sikh pride wearing turbans and traditional ceremonial attire of blue and orange while marching in the Annual NYC Sikh Day Parade. Page 5.

NYC Sikh Parade Boy With Dhol
Children take an active part in the Sikh Annual New York City Sikh Day Parade like this marching boy playing his bright red drum, known as a dhol. Page 8.

New York City Sikh Parade Khanda Float
A float with a giant Khanda emblem represents spiritual and secular aspects of Sikhism on Madison Avenue at the Annual New York City Sikh Parade. Page 6.

Tot Marches Barefoot With Panj Pyare in NYC Parade
A traditionally attired tot walking barefoot in the New York City Vaisakhi Day Parade shows the respect, faith and devotion of Sikhs for their Guru. Page 9.

Hola Mohalla, Sikh Martial Arts Parade and Gatka Exhibition - The Sikh Holiday of Hola Mohalla
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Hola Mohalla, Sikh Martial Arts Parade and Gatka Exhibition - The Sikh Holiday of Hola Mohalla
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Hola Mohalla, Sikh Martial Arts Parade and Gatka Exhibition - The Sikh Holiday of Hola Mohalla
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Hola Mohalla, Sikh Martial Arts Parade and Gatka Exhibition - The Sikh Holiday of Hola Mohalla
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Hola Mohalla, Sikh Martial Arts Parade and Gatka Exhibition - The Sikh Holiday of Hola Mohalla
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Hola Mohalla, Sikh Martial Arts Parade and Gatka Exhibition - The Sikh Holiday of Hola Mohalla
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Hola Mohalla, Sikh Martial Arts Parade and Gatka Exhibition - The Sikh Holiday of Hola Mohalla
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Hola Mohalla, Sikh Martial Arts Parade and Gatka Exhibition - The Sikh Holiday of Hola Mohalla
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Hola Mohalla, Sikh Martial Arts Parade and Gatka Exhibition - The Sikh Holiday of Hola Mohalla
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Sikh Martial Arts Parade and Gatka Exhibition - Hola Mohalla Holiday
Students of Gatka demonstrate skill at the Hola Mohalla martial arts parade. Page 21.

Hola Mohalla, Sikh Martial Arts Parade and Gatka Exhibition - The Sikh Holiday of Hola Mohalla
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Hola Mohalla, Sikh Martial Arts Parade and Gatka Exhibition - The Sikh Holiday of Hola Mohalla
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Hola Mohalla, Sikh Martial Arts Parade and Gatka Exhibition - The Sikh Holiday of Hola Mohalla
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Hola Mohalla, Sikh Martial Arts Parade and Gatka Exhibition - The Sikh Holiday of Hola Mohalla
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Hola Mohalla, Sikh Martial Arts Parade and Gatka Exhibition - The Sikh Holiday of Hola Mohalla
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Hola Mohalla, Sikh Martial Arts Parade and Gatka Exhibition - The Sikh Holiday of Hola Mohalla
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Hola Mohalla, Sikh Martial Arts Parade and Gatka Exhibition - The Sikh Holiday of Hola Mohalla
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Hola Mohalla, Sikh Martial Arts Parade and Gatka Exhibition - The Sikh Holiday of Hola Mohalla
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Hola Mohalla, Sikh Martial Arts Parade and Gatka Exhibition Gallery - The Sikh Holiday of Hola Mohalla
Hola Mohalla, Sikh Martial Arts Parade and Gatka Exhibition Gallery - The Sikh Holiday of Hola Mohalla

Hola Mohalla, Sikh Martial Arts Parade and Gatka Exhibition Gallery - The Sikh Holiday of Hola Mohalla
Hola Mohalla, Sikh Martial Arts Parade and Gatka Exhibition Gallery - The Sikh Holiday of Hola Mohalla

All About Important Life Events of Sikhism - All About Sikhism Customs and Ceremonies
Throughout life a Sikh is supported by the ideals of ethics, and the structure of moral conduct. Each stage of life involves ceremonies centered in worship and remembrance of the divine, encouraging reliance on spiritual values to sustain the process of living. Find out all about important life events and traditional Sikhism customs and ceremonies here.

Villains of Sikh History - Historic Enemies of Gurus and Sikhism
Who were the villains of Sikhism? Enemies and culprits opposed the gurus tyrannized and brutalized innocent Sikhs throughout history and modern times.

10 Officially Recognized Mainstream Sikhism Sects
Did you know that 10 branches of Sikhism are officially recognized as belonging to the Sikh Panth? Find out here about the differences and similarities of mainstream Sikhs.

Candied Popcorn Bibek Recipe Illustrated
Pink candied popcorn is irresistible and a fun easy holiday project that delights ones.Try this Lohri activity inspired by

Sikh Theme Gingerbread Cookies Bibek Recipe Illustrated
Have holiday fun creating bibek gingerbread cookie singhs and singhnis, nishan sahib, ik onkar, khanda, and other Sikhism theme gurpurab goodies.

Save Pumpkin Pieces - How to Carve a Pumpkin Bowl Illustrated Instructions - How to Carve a Bowl From a Pumpkin Shell
Save pumpkin pieces for pie, soup or sabji.

How to Carve a Pumpkin Bowl Illustrated Instructions - How to Carve a Bowl From a Pumpkin Shell
Carve a bowl from a pumpkin shell and fill it with a fruit salad, vegetable casserole, sabji or dhal for a festive centerpiece on your Thanksgiving table. Find simple illustrated instructions here for carving a fluted bowl from a pumpkin.

Cut Top and Shape Pumpkin Bowl - How to Carve a Pumpkin Bowl Illustrated Instructions - How to Carve a Bowl From a Pumpkin Shell
Cut the top of the pumpkin to shape the bowl.

Clean Pumpkin Shell - How to Carve a Pumpkin Bowl Illustrated Instructions - How to Carve a Bowl From a Pumpkin Shell
Scrape the seeds from the pumpkin shell to make the pumpkin bowl.

Fill the Pumpkin Shell Bowl - How to Carve a Pumpkin Bowl Illustrated Instructions - How to Carve a Bowl From a Pumpkin Shell
Fill the pumpkin shell bowl and serve.

1984 Operation Blue Star:
Sikhs can never forget 1984 Operation Blue Star, the Indian Army invasion of the Golden Temple that shattered the lives of thousands of innocent Sikhs.

1984 Operation Woodrose
Sikhs can never forget 1984 Operation Woodrose resulting in the arrest, torture and murder of thousands of innocent Sikh youth branded as terrorists.

November 1984 Sikh Genocide
Sikhs can never forget 1984 Sikh genocide when alleged Indian government officials sponsored the brutal Delhi massacre of thousands of innocent Sikhs.

Sikh Bed Time Stories by Santokh Singh Jagdev
Ten volumes of

4 Important Aspects of Sikhism
Four important aspects to righteous living by Sikh practitioners are the spiritual support provided when engaging in Bani, Bana, Simran, and Seva.

Operation Black Thunder I April to May 1986 Timeline
The

Operation Black Thunder I January and February 1986
Operation Black Thunder I of 1896 took place under the leadership of Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi to suppress freedom fighters of the Khalistan movement.

Green Chili and Onion Filled Paratha Recipe
Try this mouthwatering paratha recipe filled with sweet onions and spicy green chilies sprinkled with red pepper and dipped into seasoned fresh yogurt.

Kartal Resource - Handheld Cymbal Percussion Instrument
Did you know that Kartal cymbals, is a popular kind of hand held wooden instrument used by Sikhs for kirtan? Find out here about the various styles and resources for where to purchase.

Indian Harmonium Resources - Standard and Deluxe Portable Harmoniums
Harmoniums are used for kirtan in every gurdwara. Did you know there is a variety of harmonium styles? Find out here about differences in standard and deluxe model harmoniums, and resources for where to purchase.

Sikhism Games Puzzles and Activities Resources
Find resources for Sikh family fun here featuring games, jigsaw puzzles coloring pages illustrated story books and animated movies.

Tabla and Jori Drum Set - Online Resources For Tablas
Tablas, or Jori, are used for kirtan in every gurdwara. Did you know there is a variety of tabla drum styles? Find out here what is included in a complete tabla set, and resources for where to purchase.

goSikh Turbans Clothing and Accessories
Buy goSikh turbans casual Sikh apparel, turbans, t-shirts, chunnis, kurtis, Gurmukhi blocks and letter-boards, books and puzzles when you shop online.

Carve a Sikh Lamp - Sikhism Theme Jack O Lanterns
Do you enjoy carving pumpkins? Sikhism theme Jack O lantern lamps are perfect for celebrating Bandi Chhor, Diwali, Halloween to light up autumn nights.

Potato (Aloo) Recipes
A variety of popular potato (aloo) recipes using the spices and seasoning of India, prepared with prayer and flavored with naam are sure to please the spiritual palate.

Popular Potato (Aloo) Recipes
Popular potato (aloo) recipes seasoned with the spices of India, prepared with prayer, and flavored with divine contemplation, are sure to please the spiritual palate.

Paratha, Misi Roti and Poora Pancake Bibek Recipe Collection
This Paratha and Misi Roti bibek recipe collection features Indian flatbread flavored with savory, spicy, and sweet fillings, or vegetable stuffing.

Bhai Baldeep Singh Showt ICC Milpitas CA: Review
Review of Bhai Baldeep of Anad Foundation and conservator of Sikh heritage poetry recital and concert in Kirtan Maryada tradition on January 25, 2015.

DVD Animated Movies About Sikh History - Vismaad Films
Top DVD Animated Movies About Sikh History by Vismaad Films.

Naam Nidhaan Sikhism Board Game: Review
Exiting new board Naam Nidhaan game is designed to reap Naam Dhan spiritual wealth while exploring Guru's message. Anyone can play and everyone wins.

Punjabble Game, Description, Pros and Cons: Review
Punjabble game description features pros and cons of play using Gurmukhi alphabet tiles to encourage learning Punjabi language and Gurbani scriptures.

5 Shabads of 5 Gurus to Remove Obstacles
Five hymns of five gurus affirm that meditating even once upon the divine Enlightener removes obstacles, and keep one free of blockages and misery.

Guru Gobind Singh and Historic Events Of 1705
1705 was a hard year for Sikhs with the siege of Anandpur, battles of Chamkaur, Muktsar, and martyrdom of Sahibzada, Bachittar Singh and the 40 Mukte.

Free April 2013 Sikh Holiday Desktop Calendar - Gurpurab Dates Nanakshahi 545
The April 2013 free Sikh holiday desktop calendar with Gurbani quote and gurpurab commemorative dates features images of marathon runner Bhai Fauja Singh. Download to your desktop or print and save.

Free June 2013 Sikh Holiday Desktop Calendar - Gurpurab Dates Nanakshahi 545
The June 2013 free Sikh holiday desktop calendar with Gurbani quote and gurpurab commemorative dates features images of marathon runner Bhai Fauja Singh. Download to your desktop or print and save.

Free January 2013 Sikh Holiday Desktop Calendar - Gurpurab Dates Nanakshahi 544
The January 2013 free Sikh holiday desktop calendar with Gurbani quote and gurpurab commemorative dates features images of marathon runner Bhai Fauja Singh. Download to your desktop or print and save.

Free October 2013 Sikh Holiday Desktop Calendar - Gurpurab Dates Nanakshahi 545
The October 2013 free Sikh holiday desktop calendar with Gurbani quote and gurpurab commemorative dates features images of marathon runner Bhai Fauja Singh. Download to your desktop or print and save.

Free November 2013 Sikh Holiday Desktop Calendar - Gurpurab Dates Nanakshahi 545
The November 2013 free Sikh holiday desktop calendar with Gurbani quote and gurpurab commemorative dates features images of marathon runner Bhai Fauja Singh. Download to your desktop or print and save.

Free December 2013 Sikh Holiday Desktop Calendar - Gurpurab Dates Nanakshahi 545
Free December 2013 Sikh Holiday Desktop Calendar - Gurpurab Dates Nanakshahi 545

Free February 2013 Sikh Holiday Desktop Calendar - Gurpurab Dates Nanakshahi 544
The February 2013 free Sikh holiday desktop calendar with Gurbani quote and gurpurab commemorative dates features images of marathon runner Bhai Fauja Singh. Download to your desktop or print and save.

Free March 2013 Sikh Holiday Desktop Calendar - Gurpurab Dates Nanakshahi 544 and 545
The March 2013 free Sikh holiday desktop calendar with Gurbani quote and gurpurab commemorative dates features images of marathon runner Bhai Fauja Singh. Download to your desktop or print and save.

Free May 2013 Sikh Holiday Desktop Calendar - Gurpurab Dates Nanakshahi 545
The May 2013 free Sikh holiday desktop calendar with Gurbani quote and gurpurab commemorative dates features images of marathon runner Bhai Fauja Singh. Download to your desktop or print and save.

Free July 2013 Sikh Holiday Desktop Calendar - Gurpurab Dates Nanakshahi 545
The July 2013 free Sikh holiday desktop calendar with Gurbani quote and gurpurab commemorative dates features images of marathon runner Bhai Fauja Singh. Download to your desktop or print and save.

Free August 2013 Sikh Holiday Desktop Calendar - Gurpurab Dates Nanakshahi 545
The August 2013 free Sikh holiday desktop calendar with Gurbani quote and gurpurab commemorative dates features images of marathon runner Bhai Fauja Singh. Download to your desktop or print and save.

Free September 2013 Sikh Holiday Desktop Calendar - Gurpurab Dates Nanakshahi 545
The September 2013 free Sikh holiday desktop calendar with Gurbani quote and gurpurab commemorative dates features images of marathon runner Bhai Fauja Singh. Download to your desktop or print and save.

Desi Ghee Dumpling Simmered in Aloo Chole Bibek Recipe
East meets West in a recipe fusion of taste and texture, when tender, moist, melt in your mouth, desi ghee dumplings compliment spicy aloo chole.

Potatoes and Brussels Sprouts Recipe (Aloo Choti Gobi)
Russet potatoes and Brussels sprouts taste incredible cooked in ghee seasoned with pungent and spicy cumin seed, garlic, ginger, and red chillies.

Amrit's Savory Poora Pancake: Bibek Recipe
East meets West in a gluten free, egg-free fusion frittata savory poora pancake recipe made from chick pea flour, corn flour, spinach, and seasonings.

Brown Sugar and Cinnamon Butter Paratha: Bibek Recipe
What could be better tasting and easier to prepare than bibek Brown Sugar Cinnamon Butter Paratha with a step by step illustrated recipe to guide you?

Bibek Red Pepper Butter Paratha Recipe
This bibek recipe made with meditation produces Red Pepper Butter Parathas that tingle the tongue with divine flavors nourishing mind, body, and soul.

Gobi Paratha Recipe: Cauliflower, Ginger & Green Chili
This quick and easy make and bake Gobi Paratha recipe is a kind of Misi Roti where all ingredients are mixed together. Prepare and share with sangat.

Spinach (Palak) Paratha Recipe
Your family and friends will love this delicious palak paratha recipe made with whole grain flour, fresh spinach, green chilies and red onions.

Gluten Free Paratha Recipe with Chickpea and Corn Flour
Gluten free parathas made with supergreens, besan chickpea flour, makki cornflour, onions, and green chilies are as delicious as they are nutritious.

Summer Smoothies and Slushys Bibek Beverages Collection
Nourish mind, body, and soul, and beat summer heat with cool bibek recipe for smoothies, slushies, and rawfood snacks that your whole family will love.

Mata Gujar Kaur, Mother of Guru Gobind Singh
Did you know that Mata Gujri (Gujari) was he wife of the ninth guru, the mother of the tenth guru, grandmother to martyred grandsons and one of the first Sikh women martyrs. Read about the life of Mata Gujri here.

Do Sikhs Believe in Saints and Prophets?
Do Sikhs Believe in Saints and Prophets? - Saints, Prophets, and Gurus in Sikhism

7 Offshoot Sects - Sikhism Schisms, Splits, Splinters
Did you know that 7 offshoot sects of Sikhs have evolved over the centuries, who despite their distinctions, respect the scripture of Guru Granth Sahib? Find out more here about Sikhism schisms, splits and splinters.

Definition of Bairag, Virag - Austerity
Yearning for the divine beloved with Bairag, the Viraagi expresses pangs of separation through devotional austerity while forsaking worldly attachment.

All About Langar of Guru's Free Kitchen
Did you know that sacred food service is an important part of Sikhism? Learn all about langar, the history of the Guru's free kitchen, how free food is made and served in the gurdwara, during parades, and provided to disaster victims. Find recipes for delicious traditional Indian food prepared with prayer and meditation.

Sikh Baby Names and Meanings Beginning With L
Are you looking for a spiritual name? Find Sikh baby names that begin with L with meanings and prefix or suffix combinations for both girls and boys.

2 Ways to Make a Bun Under Your Turban With Short Hair
Do you want to tie a turban, but your kes (hair) is not long enough to make a joora top knot? Use these 2 ways to make a bun, even if you are balding.

Serve Poori With Chole (Spicy Chickpea Curry) - Deep Fried Indian Flatbread
Poori tastes great with Chole a kind of spicy chick pea curry.

Crispy Poori Illustrated Recipe - Deep Fried Flatbread
Find an illustrated recipe here for how to deep fry crispy poori Indian flat bread.

Make the Poori Dough From Atta - Deep Fried Indian Flatbread
Make the poori dough from atta with Indian flatbread recipe illustrated instructions.

Make a Perra (Ball of Dough) - Deep Fried Indian Flatbread
Make a perra dough ball with Indian flatbread poori recipe illustrated instructions.

Flatten the Dough - Deep Fried Indian Flatbread
Flatten the perra dough with Indian flatbread poori recipe illustrated instructions.

Tray of Flattened Dough - Deep Fried Indian Flatbread
Flatten perra dough with Indian flatbread poori recipe illustrated instructions.

Roll the Flattened Dough - Deep Fried Indian Flatbread
Roll the flattened dough with Indian flatbread poori recipe illustrated instructions.

Tray of Poori Ready For Frying - Deep Fried Indian Flatbread
Tray of poori ready to deep fry with Indian flatbread poori recipe illustrated instructions.

Drain Excess Oil With Strainer - Deep Fried Indian Flatbread
Drain excess oil following Indian flatbread poori recipe illustrated instructions.

Deep Fry the Poori in Hot Oil - Deep Fried Indian Flatbread
Deep fry poori following Indian flatbread poori recipe illustrated instructions.

Amrit Sanchar Khalsa Initiation Ceremony - Baptism Rite
The Sikh baptism ceremony Amrit Sanchar began with Tenth Guru Gobind Singh is conducted by 5 Beloved administrators and is celebrated on Vaisakhi Day.

Goindwal Baoli - The Well of Goindwal of 84 Steps
Did you know that Guru Amar Das built a well with 84 steps in Goindwal? Devotees recite the prayer of Japji on each step in order to become liberated.

Hand Print Of Guru Nanak in the Boulder of Panja Sahib
Did you know that the hand print of Guru Nanak is in a boulder in Panja sahib? Read how it got there here in the story about Mardana and Wali Qandhari(Khandhari) of Hasan Abdal.

Profile of Guru Har Krishan - Eighth Sikh Guru
Did you know that Har Krishan was a young boy when his father appointed him Eight Guru ? Find out here about his life and contributions to Sikhism.

What Does Gurbani Say About Marijuana Use (Bhang)?
What does Sikh scripture say about using marijuana? Find out here what Gurbani says about bhang, a concoction derived from marijuana.

Top Ten Reasons To Read Nitnem Every Day
Did you know that daily devotions are an important part of Sikhism? Find out here the top ten reasons that Sikhs read Nitnem daily prayers.

Ardas With Gurmukhi - Sikh Prayer of Petition
Find the words to the prayer of Ardas here with original Gurmukhi phonetically spelled Romanized Punjabi transliteration and English translation.

Vaisakhi Day and the Origins of Khalsa Initiation
Did you know that Vaisakhi Day commemorates the origins of the Khalsa Nation? Find out about first baptism ceremony and the initiation of Khalsa here and how Guru Gobind Singh performed the first Sikh baptism to create the Panj Pyare and then asked to be baptized himself.

Definition of Khalsa - Arabic Word for Pure or Free
Khalsa, pure. Sikhism.

Definition of Hola Mohalla - Sikh Martial Arts Parade
What is the meaning of the Sikhism term Hola Mohalla? Find in-depth definition pronunciation and spelling.

Definition of Amritdhari - Possessor of Amrit
Amritdhari refers to the possessor of the nectar of immortality. Find an in-depth definition along with supporting quotes from Sikhism scripture here.

Ardas Prayerful Petition - Structure and Examples
Ardas is a prayerful petition recited aloud, find pronunciation, spelling, in depth meaning along with examples of usage supported by Sikh scripture

Principles & Mandates of Reht Maryada - Code of Conduct
Did you know the official Sikhism code of conduct is known as Sikh Reht Maryada (SRM) and outlines requirements of living for every Sikh? Find out more here.

Yuba City Sikh Parade - Nagar Kirtan Inaugural Festival
200,000 free meals are served at the annual Nagar Kirtan of Yuba City, by far the biggest Sikhism event in California, and quite possibly all of USA.

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What Is the Origin of Sikhism?
What is the origin of Sikhism? Disillusioned with rituals and idolatry, Guru Nanak established the belief in one God, and founded the Sikh religion.

Mata Sahib Kaur Mother of Khalsa Nation (1681 - 1747)
Mata Sahib Kaur, third and youngest wife of Guru Gobind Singh, never gave birth to a child, yet she is revered as mother of the entire Khalsa nation.

Definition of Bhang - Marijuana Potion
The Marijuana potion Bhang is a kind of fresh intoxicating cannabis drink. How does it relate to Sikhism, and what does Gurbani scripture have to say?

How to Select a Sikh Spiritual Name for You or Your Baby
Wondering how to go about choosing a Sikh name? Here are a few tips which will help you select the perfect baby name, or a spiritual name for yourself.

Profile of Sikh Guru Arjun Dev (1563 - 1606)
Fifth Guru Arjun Dev completed construction of the Golden Temple, compiled the scripture of Guru Granth Sahib, and became the first martyr of Sikhism.

Definition of Udasi - Take Leave
The journeys of Guru Nanak's during his 25 years of mission tours and the renunciate sect founded by his son Baba Sri Chand are both examples of Udasi.

Definition of Mukti - Liberation and Salvation
Mukti is one who has achieved emaciation from worldly entanglements and liberation from the bondage of egoism resulting in the attainment of salvation.

Definition of Nishan Sahib (Sikh Flag)
Nishan Sahib is the banner and insignia of the Khalsa Nation. It dates back to 1606, when the Sixth Guru raised the first Sikh flag over Akal Takhat.

Mata Sundri - Sundari Kaur Second Wife of Guru Gobind Singh
Mata Sundri, the second wife of Guru Gobind Singh was the mother of his first son Ajit Singh. Later after being widowed, she assumed a leadership role.

All About Sikhism Daily Prayers and Nitnem Banis
Did you know there are different forms of prayer and worship in Sikhism? Find out all about Sikhism daily prayers, meditation, and scriptures here.

Baba Siri Chand (1494 to 1643) - Founder of the Udasi
Baba Siri Chand son of Guru Nanak did not succeed his father. He became a renuciate yogi and founded the Udasi, but remained close to the Guru lineage.

Introduction to the Traditional Dress of Sikhs
The traditional attire of Sikhs dates back centuries. Learn more about bana clothing styles, turbans, and ceremonial attire of Sikhism, and its history.

Why Do Sikhs Wear Turbans? Religious Mandate Honors Hair
Why Do Sikhs Wear Turbans? A turban is part of the Sikh dress code and is worn to maintain and honor hair. Learn the difference between turban styles.

Kakars, the Five Required Articles of Sikh Faith
Each one of the Kakar or Sikhism required five articles of faith begins with the letter (or sound of) K, and are commonly referred to as the five K's.

10 Ways That Sikhism Differs From Hinduism
Did you know that Sikhs are not Hindus? Compare 10 fundamental differences between Sikhism and Hinduism beliefs, faith, practices, and worship.

Sikhism Historic Holidays
What holidays are celebrated by Sikhs? Find out here how history plays an important part in the observance of Sikh holidays, and how it has influenced the building of gurdwaras for worshiping at commemorative locations.

Sikh Struggle for Independence
Sikhs recruited by the British Raj prove valorous in war and formidable as revolutionaries. With Independence eminent Sikhs lobby for a separate state.

April 2016 Sikh Calendar
Find a free Sikh calendar commemorating historic Sikhism events, gurpurab dates, and Nanakshahi holidays observed during the month of April, 2016.

Profile of Guru Amar Das (1479 - 1574)
Did you know that Third Guru requested a King to sit with commoners to eat langar. Find out here about Guru Amar Das and his contributions to Sikhism.

Sikh Baby Names Beginning With D
Looking for unique spiritual names for girls or boys? Find uncommon Sikh baby names and meanings starting with D to use alone, or as prefix or suffix.

Sikh Baby Names Beginning With U - Spiritual Meanings
Looking for unique spiritual names for girls or boys? Find uncommon Sikh baby names and meanings starting with U to use alone, or as prefix or suffix.

Healing Hymn: Jin Kai Antar Vasiaa Meraa Har Har
Shabad

Definition of Anand Sahib - Song of Bliss
What is the song of bliss? When is it sung? Find definition and example from scripture describing the strains of melodious ecstasies of the inner mind.

"The Boy With Long Hair" by Pushpinder Singh: Review
Do you know a child who longs for acceptance at school? Designed for teachers, parents and students,

Hola Mohalla Sikh Marshal Arts Holiday Festivities
Hola Mohalla festivities feature Nihang crocodiles, spirited warrior princesses, gatka weaponry displays, sword dancing, sparring, and horsing around.

3rd Pauri Japji Sahib Translation With Glossary
The 3rd pauri of Japji is an expression of the inadequacy of the human condition in comparison to divine benevolence and includes a complete glossary.

Religious Tolerance and Sikhism - Social Acceptance Of the Sikh Relgion
Why do Sikhs wear turbans? What sort of traditional clothing do Sikhs wear? Find the answers here.

How to Tie a Turban Online Videos - Online Video Resources for Tying a Turban
Need help tying a turban? These helpful online videos show how to tie a variety of turban styles for both men and women.

5 Spiritual Resolutions You Can Make Anytime
New Year resolutions are popular, but often fail after a short time. Why not try one or more of the personal pledges that you can make anytime of year.

Seva - Serving Food to the Congregation
Seva - Selfless Service of Sikhism in the Gurdwara - Serving Food to the Congregation

Seva - Washing Dirty Dishes in the Langer Kitchen
Seva - Selfless Service - Washing Dirty Dishes in the Langer Hall

Seva - Taking Charge of Waste Management
Seva - Selfless Service - Taking Charge of Waste Management

Seva -The Sikh Tradition of Selfless Service Illustrated
Seva - The Sikh Tradition of Selfless Service Illustrated

Seva - Serving a Drink of Water
Seva - Selfless Service - Serving a Drink of Water

Seva - Serving Cold Drinks in the Hot Sun
Seva - Selfless Service - Serving Cold Drinks in the Hot Sun

Seva - Cleaning the Washroom
Seva - Selfless Service - Cleaning the Washroom

Portable Altar Parts Ready to Assemble - How to Set Up a Sacred Space for Sikh Scriptures - Part 2
Portable Altar Parts Ready to Assemble - How to Set Up a Sacred Space for Sikh Scriptures - Part 2

Furnish the Portable Altar With a Reversible Canopy - How to Set Up a Sacred Space for Sikh Scriptures - Part 2
Furnish the Portable Altar With a Reversible Canopy - How to Set Up a Sacred Space for Sikh Scriptures - Part 2

Carve a Lion Jack O Lantern Illustrated Instructions
Carve a Sikh Style Lion Jack O Lantern using these easy to follow illustrated instructions and light up your night.

Leg With Bracket for the Portable Altar - How to Set Up a Sacred Space for Sikh Scriptures - Part 1
Leg With Bracket for the Portable Altar - How to Set Up a Sacred Space for Sikh Scriptures - Part 1

Bibi Bhani - Profile of Bibi Bhani - Bibi Bhani Daughter of Guru Amar Das
Bibi Bhani - Profile of Bibi Bhani - Bibi Bhani Daughter of Guru Amar Das

Portable Altar Frame - How to Set Up a Sacred Space for Sikh Scriptures - Part 1
Portable Altar Frame - How to Set Up a Sacred Space for Sikh Scriptures - Part 1

Attach Canopy Support to the Portable Altar - How to Set Up a Sacred Space for Sikh Scriptures - Part 1
Attach Canopy Support to the Portable Altar - How to Set Up a Sacred Space for Sikh Scriptures - Part 1

Mata Jito Ji (Ajit Kaur) First Wife of Guru Gobind Singh
Did you know that Jito ji was the first wife of Guru Gobind Singh, and the first Sikh woman to take part in the Amrit ceremony? Find out about the life of Ajit kaur, the first Khalsa woman, here.

Events and Location of Guru Nanak's Birth - Nankana Quick Facts
Looking for quick facts about the birthplace of Guru Nanak Dev? Find out here about the events and location of the first guru's birth.

Guru Nanak's Birthday Calendar Conversions - Guru Nanak's Birthday and Historical Calendars
When is Guru Nanak's birthday? Find out here the date Guru Nanak was born and when his birthday gurpurab is traditionally celebrated during pooran mashi on the full moon.

How to Store a Portable Altar - How to Set Up a Sacred Space for Sikh Scriptures - Part 2
Portable Altar in Storage - How to Set Up a Sacred Space for Sikh Scriptures - Part 2

Portable Altar Assembled and Furnished with Cushion - How to Set Up a Sacred Space for Sikh Scriptures - Part 2
Portable Altar Assembled and Furnished with Cushion - How to Set Up a Sacred Space for Sikh Scriptures - Part 2

Furnish the Portable Altar With Heart Shaped Pillows - How to Set Up a Sacred Space for Sikh Scriptures - Part 2
Furnish the Portable Altar With Heart Shaped Pillows - How to Set Up a Sacred Space for Sikh Scriptures - Part 2

Drape Portable Altar With Rumala Altar Cloths - How to Set Up a Sacred Space for Sikh Scriptures - Part 2
Drape Portable Altar With Rumala Altar Cloths - How to Set Up a Sacred Space for Sikh Scriptures - Part 2

Reversible Rumala Coverlet for Portable Altar - How to Set Up a Sacred Space for Sikh Scriptures - Part 2
Reversible Rumala Coverlet for Portable Altar - How to Set Up a Sacred Space for Sikh Scriptures - Part 2

5 Beliefs Essential to Sikhism
Who is considered to be a Sikh? 5 beliefs essential to Sikhism determine the definition of a Sikh as outlined by the code of conduct and conventions.

What Do Sikhs Believe?
What Do Sikhs Believe? Find answers here to your questions about basic Sikhism beliefs.

The Royal Falcon - The Royal Falcon by Jessi Kaur Illustrated by Pammy Kapoor: Review
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Furnish a Portable Altar for Guru Granth - How to Set Up a Sacred Space for Sikh Scriptures - Part 2
Furnish a Portable Altar for Guru Granth - How to Set Up a Sacred Space for Sikh Scriptures - Part 2

Applique Khanda to Reversible Rumala Coverlet - How to Set Up a Sacred Space for Sikh Scriptures - Part 2
Applique Khanda to Reversible Rumala Coverlet - How to Set Up a Sacred Space for Sikh Scriptures - Part 2

A Portable Altar for Guru Granth - How to Set Up a Sacred Space for Sikh Scriptures - Part 1
A Portable Altar for Guru Granth - How to Set Up a Sacred Space for Sikh Scriptures - Part 1

Do Sikhs Believe in Being Baptized? - Baptism and Initiation in Sikhism
Do Sikhs Believe in Being Baptized? - Baptism and Initiation in Sikhism

Do Sikhs Believe in Going to Church? - Sikhism and Communal Worship
Do Sikhs Believe in Going to Church? - Sikhism and Communal Worship

11 Things You'll Learn at Gurmat Camp - Children's Camp Activities For Sikh Youth
Did you know that Gurdwaras offer classes teaching Sikhism basics in Gurmat children's camps? Find out about Gurmat camp and religious studies for Sikh youth here.

Sikhism Food Glossary - Langar Cooking Terms
English definitions of Sikhism food, recipe ingredients, cooking terms and meanings of Punjabi words used in the Guru's free kitchen and langar hall.

5 Sikh Funeral Planning and Preparation Dos and Don'ts
Dos and Don'ts offer practical guidance for regarding five aspects of planning, preparation, and attending a Sikh funeral based on Gurbani and Gurmat.

Curried Flavor Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Illustrated Recipe
Try this tasty recipe for roasted pumpkin seeds seasoned with curry spices. Find illustrated instructions here.

Cut the Pumpkin Open - Illustrated Recipe
Cut your pumpkin open for freshly roasted seeds.

Roasted Curried Seeds and Carved Pumpkins
Roast the seeds from carved pumpkins.

Sikhism Sweets That Taste Divine Recipe Collection
Did you know that in Sikhism, Indian sweets are served for breakfast instead of dessert, and given as gifts on special occasions? Find langar recipes for divine tasting sweets here.

Is It OK For Sikhs to Play the Lottery? - Is Buying Raffle Tickets Really Gambling?
How do you decide whether to buy a raffle ticket, or play the lottery? Find the perspective of Sikhism on gambling along with a guide to personal assessment here.

Sikhism Sweets That Taste Divine Recipe Collection
Did you know that in Sikhism, Indian sweets are served for breakfast instead of dessert, and given as gifts on special occasions? Find langar recipes for divine tasting sweets here.

Do Sikhs Believe in Circumcision?
Are Sikh men or women ever circumcised? What do Sikhs believe about circumcision? Find out what the facts are here.

What Is a Kara? - Sikh Bangle Explanation
Kara - Definition of Kara - Sikh Bangle

Naam - Definition of Naam - Divine Identity
Naam - Definition of Naam - Divine Identity

Panj Pyare - Five Beloved Ones
The definition of Panj Pyare is five beloved ones. Find out more here about the historic role of

Sarbloh - Definition of Sarbloh - All Iron
Sarbloh, all iron cookware and utensils.

What Is a Sarovar Sacred Pool? - Explanation
Sarovar - Definition of Sarovar - Sacred Pool

What Is Seva in Sikhism?
Seva - Definition of Seva - Selfless Service

Sukhasan - Definition of Sukhasan - Peaceful Repose
Sukhasan - Definition of Sukhasan - Peaceful Repose

Kaam - Definition of Kaam - Lust
Kaam - Definition of Kaam - Lust

Rahit - Definition of Rahit - Code of Conduct
Rahit - Definition of Rahit - Code of Conduct

Maryada - Definition of Maryada - Conventions
Maryada - Definition of Maryada - Conventions

Sat - Definition of Sat - Truth
Sat, truth. Sikhism.

Jot - Definition of Jot - Light
Jot, light. Sikhism.

Atta Recipes (Indian Flatbread Recipes) - Recipes for Flatbread
Atta flour, is a whole grain flour and staple in the Sikh langar. Find recipes here for biscuits, chapati, dumplings, paratha, poori, and roti.

Free February 2015 Commemorative Gurpurab Calendar
The February 2015 Free Sikhism Events desktop calendar features commemorative gurpurab dates with Gurbani quotes and photograph of Guru Granth Sahib.

January 2015 Sikhism Events Calendar With Gurpurab Dates
The January 2015 Free Sikhism Events desktop calendar features commemorative gurpurab dates with Gurbani quotes and photograph of Guru Granth Sahib.

Free March 2015 Commemorative Gurpurab CalendarFree March 2015 Commemorative Gurpurab Calendar
The March 2015 Free Sikhism Events desktop calendar features commemorative gurpurab dates with Gurbani quotes and photograph of Guru Granth Sahib.

Illustrated Atta (Indian Flatbread Dough) Recipe
Did you know that atta is a wholegrain flour dough used to make Chapati, Roti, Poori and Parantha? Find a recipe for atta dough with illustrated instructions here.

Chocolate Coconut Contemplation Cake Vegan Recipe
Bake this delicious vegan chocolate coconut cake recipe while contemplating the spiritual aspects of creator and creation. The taste is utterly divine.