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Illustrated Atta Recipe For Indian Flatbread Dough
Did you know that Atta is wholegrain flour? This atta dough recipe with illustrated instructions may be used to make Chapati, Roti, Poori, and Paratha.

Poori - Illustrated Atta Recipe (Indian Flatbread Dough)
Use Atta dough to prepare crispy poori a kind of deep fried Indian flatbread.

Gutka - Definition of Gutka - Prayer Book
Gutka - Definition of Gutka - Prayer Book

Hukam - Definition of Hukam - Divine Command
Hukam - Definition of Hukam - Divine Command

Gluten Free Prashad Alternative Recipe Using Rice Flour
This bibek recipe uses brown rice flour to make a gluten free prashad alternative for those who with medical conditions restricting intake of gluten.

Mardana - Profile of Mardana - The Minstrel Mardana Companion of Guru Nanak
Mardana - Profile of Mardana - The Minstrel Mardana Companion of Guru Nanak

Bhai Joga Singh of Peshawar and the Dancing Courtesan
Bhai Joga Singh left his wedding midway when summoned by Guru Gobind Singh. A dancing courtesan tempted the bride groom who missed his wedding night.

Gurpurab - Definition of Gurpurab - Guru's Commemoration
Gurpurab - Definition of Gurpurab - Guru's Commemoration

Free April 2015 Commemorative Gurpurab Calendar
Find out the date of NYC Annual Sikh Day Parade commemorating Vaisakhi celebration with the April 2015 Free Sikhism Events desktop gurpurab calendar.

Sajjan Thug of Tulamba - Guru Nanak and Mardana Meet Sajjan Thug
Sajjan Thug of Tulamba - Guru Nanak and Mardana Meet Sajjan Thug

Learning Sikh Scripture (Gurbani) - 10 Suggestions
Gurmukhi is a phonetic script that is easy to learn. Find ten tips here than can help you get started reading Sikh scripture.

Guru Nanak and the Shade Tree - The Jal Tree Gives Shade to Guru Nanak
Did you know that the shadow of a tree shading guru Nanak never moved the entire day. Read the story here.

Guru Nanak the Herdboy - Guru Nanak the Grazer
Guru Nanak the Herdboy - Guru Nanak the Grazer

Guru Nanak Gurpurab (Birth, Inauguration, and Death) Events
Find out here about the events of Guru Nanak Dev's birth, inauguration and death and commemorative gurpurab holidays.

Nanak Dev - First Sikh Guru Profile
Did you know that First Guru Nanak Dev was the founder of the Sikh faith? Find out here about his life and contributions to Sikhism.

Homai - Definition of Homai - Ego
Homai - Definition of Homai - Ego

All About the Sikh Gurdwara, Where Sikhs Worship
Do you know where Sikhs worship? Find out here all about every aspect of worship services, langar, and all activities which take place at the gurdwara.

The Historical Sikh Gurdwaras of Nankana, Pakistan
Historical gurdwaras of Nankana Sahib in Pakistan include shrines that commemorate the childhood of Guru Nanak Dev and a series of miraculous events.

Patna, the Birthplace of Guru Gobind Singh - The Events and Location of Guru Gobind Singhs’s Birth
Patna, the Birthplace of Guru Gobind Singh - The Events and Location of Guru Gobind Singhs’s Birth

All About Guru Gobind Singh
Read about the contributions of Tenth Guru Gobind Singh and his legacy to Sikhism Here.

When is Guru Gobind Singh's Birthday? - Tenth Guru's Prakash
When did is Guru Gobind Singh's birthday take place? Find out here how the date of the tenth guru's prakash is often observed at a different time each year.

What Does Gurbani Say About Circumcision? - Sikhism Scripture and Circumcision
What does Sikh scripture say about circumcision? Several authors of Sikhism scripture address the practice of circumcision. Find out here what Gurbani and other Sikhism scriptures say on the subject of circumcision.

Chola - Definition of Chola - Warrior Attire
Chola is Sikh warrior attire. Find out more here.

Dilruba - Definition of Dilruba - Ravisher of the Heart
Dilruba, Ravisher of the Heart. Sikhism.

Karah Prashad Recipe for Sikhism Sacred Pudding
This simple three ingredient Karah Prashad recipe for sacred pudding is a delectable delicacy served along with Sikh worship services.

Bana - Definition of Bana - Sikh Spiritual Attire
Bana is Sikh traditional spiritual attire.

Amrit Kirtan - Definition of Amrit Kirtan - Hymns of Immortal Nectar
Amrit Kirtan translates to mean the hymns of immortal nectar. Find an in depth definition and examples from Gurbani here.

Stitch a Tab for the Tie of the Sikh Prayer Book Pothi Pouch - Illustrated Instructions for Sewing a Sikh Prayer Book Pothi Pouch
Stitch a Tab for the Tie of the Sikh Prayer Book Pothi Pouch - Illustrated Instructions for Sewing a Sikh Prayer Book Fabric Pothi Pouch

Stitch the Tie to the Prayer Book Pothi Pouch - DIY Illustrated Instructions for Sewing a Sikh Prayer Book Fabric Satchel
Stitch the Tie to the Prayer Book Pothi Pouch - Illustrated Instructions for Sewing a Sikh Prayer Book Pothi Pouch

Share Your Sikhism Story - Share Stories about Wearing A Turban
Share Your Sikhism Story - Share Stories about Wearing A Turban

Stitch a Tie for the Sikh Prayer Book Pothi Pouch - DIY Illustrated Instructions for Sewing a Gurbani Prayer Book Pothi Pouch
Stitch a Tie for the Sikh Prayer Book Pothi Pouch - DIY Illustrated Instructions for Sewing a Sikh Prayer Book Pothi Pouch

Anand Karaj Sikhism Wedding Ceremony Guide
Are you planning a Sikh Wedding? Find out about Anand Karaj, the Sikh Indian wedding ceremony here, with an outline of the wedding program guide for bride, groom, and wedding guests.

Hem the Edges of the Sikh Prayer Book Pothi Pouch
Hem the Edges of the Sikh Prayer Book Pothi Pouch - Illustrated Instructions for Sewing a Sikh Prayer Book Pothi Pouch

Tie the Pothi Pouch With the Sikh Prayer Book Inside - DIY Illustrated Instructions for Sewing a Sikh Prayer Book Pothi Pouch
Tie the Pothi Pouch With the Sikh Prayer Book Inside - DIY Illustrated Instructions for Sewing a Sikh Prayer Book Pothi Pouch

DIY How to Sew a Sikh Prayer Book Pothi Pouch Illustrated - DIY Illustrated Instructions for Sewing a Gurbani Prayer Book Pothi Pouch
DIY How to Sew a Sikh Prayer Book Pothi Pouch Illustrated - DIY Illustrated Instructions for Sewing a Gurbani Prayer Book Pothi Pouch

Sikhism and Tattoos - What Does Gurbani Say About Body Piercings?
What does Sikhism scripture say about tattoos, piercings, jewelry, henna, dyeing, staining, and other such bodily adornments? Find out here what Gurbani says.

Religious Rights and Workplace FAQ – Employment and Sikh Identity
What kind of religious rights, and freedom acts, protect Sikh job applicants, and employees, from discrimination in the workplace? Find answers to your questions here.

Bibek Pumpkin Cheesecake and Ginger Cookie Crust Recipe
Do you love cheese cake? Grace your Thanksgiving feast with this delicious bibek cheesecake recipe made with a fusion pumpkin and cream cheese filling baked in a ginger cookie crust.

Definition of Smagam - Fellowship
The Sikh smagam is a kind of extended camp meeting program focused on fellowship of sangat, or spiritual companions in a meeting of like minded souls.

Rumala - Definition of Rumala - Coverlet
Rumala, a prayer book coverlet or wrapping.

Rog - Definition of Rog - Disease
In Sikhism, Rog may be translated to mean disease. Find an in-depth definition with illustrative quotes from scripture here.

Gurmat - Definition of Gurmat - Guru's Teachings
Gurmat, the Guru's teachings. Sikhism.

Fateh - Definition of Fateh - Victory
Fateh, victory. Sikhism.

Darshan - Definition of Darshan - Vision
Darshan is sight or vision. Sikhism.

Akhand - Definition of Akhand - Unbroken
Akhand, entire unbroken. Sikhism.

Bir - Definition of Bir - Collection
Bir, volume containing a collection of scripture.

Sikhism Sects, Schisms and Dissenters
Did you know that Sikhism sects, schisms, and dissenters, include mainstream Sikhs, offshoots, and heretics? Find out more here.

Does Sikhism Allow Tattoos and Piercings?
Are tattoos, piercings, jewelry, henna, and such fashions allowed in Sikhism? Find out here what is forbidden by the Sikh code of conduct and legal implications.

Top Reasons to Wear 5 Kakars (Sikh Articles of Faith)
Why keep 5 K's, Sikh articles of faith? Top reasons to wear mandated kakars include bond with Guru, build character, Sikh identity, and self esteem.

How to Make Roti Illustrated Instructions
Find illustrated step by step instructions on how to cook Roti, a kind of Indian flatbread or Chapati that is an integral part of the Sikh langar.

Puff Roti on Flame or Burner - How to Make Roti Illustrated Instructions - How to Make Roti (Chapati) - How to Make Roti (Indian Flatbread)
Alternate method is to puff Roti on open flame.

Butter Roti - How to Make Roti Illustrated Instructions - How to Make Roti (Chapati) - How to Make Roti (Indian Flatbread)
Butter the Roti on the first side.

Roll Atta into Balls - How to Make Roti Illustrated Instructions - How to Make Roti (Chapati) - How to Make Roti (Indian Flatbread)
Roll the atta into balls to make perra.

Flatten Perra With Fingers - How to Make Roti Illustrated Instructions - How to Make Roti (Chapati) - How to Make Roti (Indian Flatbread)
Flatten atta dough with fingers to make Roti.

Roll the Atta Dough Into a Circle - How to Make Roti Illustrated Instructions - How to Make Roti (Chapati) - How to Make Roti (Indian Flatbread)
Roll the atta dough out into a circle.

Slap Atta Dough Between Hands - How to Make Roti Illustrated Instructions - How to Make Roti (Chapati) - How to Make Roti (Indian Flatbread)
Slap the atta dough between hands.

Cook Roti on First Side - How to Make Roti Illustrated Instructions - How to Make Roti (Chapati) - How to Make Roti (Indian Flatbread)
Heat pan or griddle and cook the Roti on the first side.

Turn the Roti and Cook on Second Side - How to Make Roti Illustrated Instructions - How to Make Roti (Chapati) - How to Make Roti (Indian Flatbread)
Turn the Roti and cook the second side completely.

Bake Second Side of Roti - How to Make Roti Illustrated Instructions - How to Make Roti (Chapati) - How to Make Roti (Indian Flatbread)
Bake the second side of the Roti completely.

Turn Roti to Finish Baking First Side - How to Make Roti Illustrated Instructions - How to Make Roti (Chapati) - How to Make Roti (Indian Flatbread)
Turn Roti over again to finish cooking the first side.

Allow Roti to Fully Puff on Burner - How to Make Roti Illustrated Instructions - How to Make Roti (Chapati) - How to Make Roti (Indian Flatbread)
Allow the Roti to fully puff up over the burner.

Guru Gobind Singh's Youngest Sons and Mother Martyred
Did you know that Guru Gobind's youngest sons age 7 and 9 were bricked alive and beheaded? Find out here about the martyrdom of the two younger sahibzade and their grandmother Mata Gujri.

Allow Roti to Fully Puff - How to Make Roti Illustrated Instructions - How to Make Roti (Chapati) - How to Make Roti (Indian Flatbread)
Allow the Roti to fully puff up.

Vegetarian Recipes From the Guru's Free Kitchen
Try these mouth watering recipes from the Guru's free kitchen.

Sikh Prayer Books, Reference and Story Books
Are you looking for books about Sikhism? Find sources for Sikh prayer books like Nitnem and Sukhmani, reference books on Sikh history, a dictionary, and pronunciation guides here. Want to make learning fun? Find Sikhism story books for children here.

Ten Gurus Of Sikh History - Timeline Of the Ten Gurus
Who are the ten gurus of Sikhism and why are they important? Find out how each of the gurus influenced the ideology of Sikhism. Learn about the concepts they developed. Read about the gurus and their families here.

Sikh Life and Culture - Sikh Culture and Crafts
Who are the Sikhs? Why is the turban so important to Sikhs? Learn about Sikh culture. Find DIY Sikhism and craft projects here.

United Sikhs International Aid in Haiti - Haiti Earthquake Victims Receive Relief From Jericho Sikh Aid Team
United Sikhs International Aid in Haiti - Haiti Earthquake Victims Receive Relief From Jericho Sikh Aid Team

United Sikhs International Aid in Haiti - Haiti Earthquake Victims Receive Relief From Jericho Sikh Aid Team
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United Sikhs International Aid in Haiti - Haiti Earthquake Victims Receive Relief From Jericho Sikh Aid Team
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United Sikhs International Aid in Haiti - Haiti Earthquake Victims Receive Relief From Jericho Sikh Aid Team
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United Sikhs International Aid in Haiti - Haiti Earthquake Victims Receive Relief From Jericho Sikh Aid Team
United Sikhs International Aid in Haiti - Haiti Earthquake Victims Receive Relief From Jericho Sikh Aid Team. Page 4.

Haiti Jericho Team Bring Supplies to Camp - United Sikhs Aid Team Haiti
Haiti Jericho Team Bring Supplies to Camp - United Sikhs Aid Team Haiti. Page 5.

United Sikhs International Aid in Haiti - Haiti Earthquake Victims Receive Relief From Jericho Sikh Aid Team
United Sikhs International Aid in Haiti - Haiti Earthquake Victims Receive Relief From Jericho Sikh Aid Team. Page 12.

Haiti Jericho Sikh Aid Team Packaging Langar - United Sikhs Aid Team Haiti
Haiti Jericho Sikh Aid Team Packaging Langar - United Sikhs Aid Team Haiti. Page 13.

United Sikhs International Aid in Haiti - Haiti Earthquake Victims Receive Relief From Jericho Sikh Aid Team
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United Sikhs International Aid in Haiti - Haiti Earthquake Victims Receive Relief From Jericho Sikh Aid Team
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United Sikhs International Aid in Haiti - Haiti Earthquake Victims Receive Relief From Jericho Sikh Aid Team
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United Sikhs International Aid in Haiti - Haiti Earthquake Victims Receive Relief From Jericho Sikh Aid Team
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Free Sikhism Calendar 2010 - Nanakshahi 542 Calendar Conversion - Sikhism Holiday Calendar 2010
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Free Sikhism Calendar 2010 - Nanakshahi 541 Calendar Conversion - Sikhism Holiday Calendar 2010
Free Sikhism Calendar 2010 - Nanakshahi 541 Calendar Conversion - Sikhism Holiday Calendar 2010

United Sikhs International Aid in Haiti - Haiti Earthquake Victims Receive Relief From Jericho Sikh Aid Team
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United Sikhs International Aid in Haiti - Haiti Earthquake Victims Receive Relief From Jericho Sikh Aid Team
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United Sikhs International Aid in Haiti - Haiti Earthquake Victims Receive Relief From Jericho Sikh Aid Team
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Free Sikhism Calendar 2010 - Nanakshahi Calendar Conversion - Sikhism Holiday Calendar 2010
Free Sikhism Calendar 2010 - Nanakshahi Calendar Conversion - Sikhism Holiday Calendar 2010. Page 9.

Gurmukhi Consonant Dhadhaa of Gurbani Illustrated
See the Gurmukhi script (Punjabi Akhar) consonant Dh - Dhadhaa Illustrated and find out about its significance in Sikh Scripture here. Page 24.

Gurmukhi Script Consonant Kakaa of Gurbani Illustrated
See the Gurmukhi script (Punjabi Akhar) consonant K - Kakka Illustrated and find out about its significance in Sikh Scripture here. Page 6.

Gurmukhi Script consonant Ngangaa of Gurbani Illustrated
See the Gurmukhi script (Punjabi Akhar) consonant Ng - Ngangaa Illustrated and find out about its significance in Sikh Scripture here. Page 10.

Gurmukhi Script Consonant Papaa of Gurbani Illustrated
See the Gurmukhi script (Punjabi Akhar) consonant P - Papaa Illustrated and find out about its significance in Sikh Scripture here. Page 26.

Gurmukhi Script Consonant Raaraa of Gurbani Illustrated
See the Gurmukhi script (Punjabi Akhar) consonant R - Rarraa Illustrated and find out about its significance in Sikh Scripture here. Page 32.

Gurmukhi Auxiliary Symbols Illustrated - Gurmukhi Conjunct and Double Consonants Illustrated
Did you know that the Gurmukhi script has special auxiliary symbols and characters? Find out here in this illustrated gallery all about double consonant and conjunct consonant subscript symbols of the Gurmukhi script. Page 5.

Guru Nanak (1469 to 1539) - Nanak Dev First Guru of the Sikhs
Did you know that Sikh scholars have not been able to determine the exact date of Guru Nanak's birthday, or agree when it ought to be celebrated? Read about his birth, and learn about ancient calendars. Did you know that Guru Nanak's father scolded him repeatedly for causing trouble? Find out why, and what the neighbors thought. Read about his adventures, travels, and how he became Guru here.

Guru Angad Dev (1504 to 1552) - Angad Dev Second Guru Of the Sikhs
Did you know that Angad Dev was an ardent worshiper of the Hindu goddess Durga before becoming a disciple of Guru Nanak? Read about how his devotion and service led to his being named second guru of the Sikhs.

Sikh Speak Glossary ABC's of Sikhism Topics A - Z
Wonder how Gurmukhi words are spelled and pronounced? Find out in the Illustrated Gurmukhi Glossary. Wondering what Sikh words mean? The Sikh dictionary is a glossary of Sikhism terms from A - Z and includes vocabulary, definitions, usage, background, and images of words used on the Sikhism site.

Guru Har Rai (1630-1661) - Har Rai Seventh Guru Of the Sikhs
Did you know that Guru Hari Rai cared about plants and animals and that he started his own zoo and animal hospital? Read about his extraordinary life.

What Sikhs Believe About... - What do Sikhs Believe?
Are you are a newcomer with questions about Sikhism? Find answers here and learn about how Sikh beliefs compare to those of other religions.

Sikh Baby Names - Sikhism Spiritual Names
Sikh names are given at birth, sometimes at marriage, at the time of initiation (baptism), or taken by any individual who wishes to have a spiritual name. Find Sikh spiritual names and their meanings here. Also find hymns and prayers of blessing for new parents, babies, and children of any age.

Sikh People
Who are the Sikh People? Do you wonder how Sikhism influences family life? What is the role of the Sikh woman? Find out how Sikh families interact, and support each other with their religious values. Are you a Sikh student, parent or teacher? Find out how to prevent bias in the classroom.

Resources For Family Fun - Fun and Games For the Sikh Family
Are you looking for resources for the Sikh family fun? Sikhism story books and games help people of all ages learn about religion and culture. Find reviews and sources for books for your home and school libraries here as well as entertaining games geared towards the Sikh family which are appealing to all ages.

Wedding & Funeral Ceremonial Customs - Sikhism Ceremonies Customs and Important Life Events
Are you attending a Sikh wedding and wonder what to do or wear? Are you having difficulties with funeral arrangements? Here are resources which can help with Sikhism ceremonial customs and important life events such as wedding ceremonies, naming ceremonies, and funeral ceremonies.

Guru Granth - Sacred Scriptures and Texts
What is the Guru Granth? Learn about the Guru of Sikhism, and how Sikhs care for their holy scripture. Find out how to read a hukam, the divine command of the Guru.

Amrit Sanchar - Sikh Initiation and Baptism Ceremony
Baptism by the sword? Find out what takes place in Amritsanchar, the Sikh initiation and baptism ceremony, its origins, and who can be initiated.

Kirtan Devotional Singing and Hymns
Did you know Sikhs wake up before daylight for devotional singing and sometimes sing hymns all night long, from sundown to sunrise? Sikhism has a tradition of kirtan, or singing hymns of praise, which began with Guru Nanak and his companion Mardana. Find out all about the Sikh musical tradition of Kirtan here with CDs, DVDs and booklets which feature exquisite hymns of Gurbani, and lessons on how to play kirtan.

Dhal, Legumes, Lentils, Peas, and Beans Recipes
This devotional dhal (daal) recipe collection features the humble legume flavored by India's exotic spices and simmered in sumptuous sauces. Beans, lentils, and peas are historic ingredients of traditional langar prepared with loving devotion.

Bibek Basmati Rice Recipe Collection
Try these delicious recipes made with fragrant Bastmati rice and prepared with meditation and prayer according to Bibek principles of conscious cooking.

Sacred Prashad Recipes
Karah Prashad prepared traditionally with prayer is a delectable sacred sweet offered to worshipers.

Sublime Sabji (Curried Vegetable Saute) Recipe Collection
Sublime Sabji curried vegetable recipes are the heart and soul of the sacred meals served at langar halls around the world.

Bibek Beverage Collection
Bibek beverages prepared while focused on the divine with a meditative mind promote spiritual clarity and consciousness.

Bibek Langar Raw Recipes Collection
Bibek Langar Raw Recipes Collection

Guru Nanak Story Books and Comics
Find story books and comics featuring Guru Nanak here.

Guru Nanak's Udasi Mission Tours
Find stories here about the travels and adventures of Guru Nanak and Mardana as they journey together on a 25 year series of Udasi mission tours.

Sikh Comics - Graphic Novels
Experience Sikhism's illustrious history and learn about the ten gurus, martyrs, warriors, heroes and heroines in the stunning artwork of graphic novels from Sikh Comics.

Guru Teg Bahadur (1621 to 1675) - Teg Bahadur Ninth Guru Of the Sikhs
Did you know that Guru Teg Bahadur spent 17 years in seclusion, and that 22 impostors proclaimed themselves to be the Guru before he took his rightful place? Read about the life and martyrdom of Teg Bahadur, the ninth guru of the Sikhs.

The Sikh Family - Sikhism and the Extended Family
Did you know that most Sikh children live in an extended family with parents, grandparents, uncles, and cousins all under one roof? Take a look at these family portraits and find out how Sikh scripture influences family life.

Resources for Sikh Women
Are you interested in women's issues? Find resources for empowering Sikh women here.

Profiles of Spiritual Personalities - Sikhs of Spiritual Acclaim
Meet souls whose accomplishments are dedicated to spiritual avenues of expression.

Recipes for Sweets - Recipes for Indian Sweets
Did you know that Sikhs serve sweets at breakfast time, for snacks with hot drinks at programs, and give gifts of boxed sweets on special occasions? Find recipes here for sweets that taste divine and are made according to bibek principals following eight guidelines to langar.

Online Sikhism Games - Sikhism Games Online
Find a variety of online interactive Sikhism games that appeal to every skill level and any family member can enjoy. Role play, battle villains, earn good karma or draw and color. Hosted by Little Sikhs, Sikhnet and Vismaad.

Online English Language Sikhism Books - Free Online e-Books and PDF English Language Sikhism Books
These free English Language Sikhism PDF books may be read online or download them to your computer and print out. Read Little Sikh e-books online for free with your little ones.

Guru Nanak's Childhood
Find stories here about the miraculous events of Guru Nanak's childhood.

Guru Nanak's Birth
Did you know that Guru Nanak's birthday is celebrated in both spring and fall. Find out all about the birth of Guru Nanak here, including date, location, family, birth story, and reasons for discrepancies.

Guru Gobind Singh (1666 to 1708) - Gobind Singh 10th Guru Of the Sikhs
How and when was Sikh religion formalized? Read about the life of Gobind Singh, the tenth and last living guru of the Sikhs, and how he influenced Sikh history.

Baby Names for Boys and Girls - Browse Spiritual Sikh Baby Names A - Z
Sikh spiritual names are interchangeable, and can be used for both boys and girls. Browse Sikh baby names from A - Z

Sikh Prayers and Blessings for a Child - Sikh Prayers
Are you looking for a special hymn appropriate for expecting parents or a child's birthday? Here are Sikh prayers of blessing and celebration which may be sung or recited on behalf of a child.

Share Your Sikhism Stories - Sikhism Show and Tell Reader Stories
Are you a Sikh by birth or rebirth? Do you wear a turban at school, work, or while playing sports? Have you ever been bullied or harassed? Do you write or host a Sikhism blog? What is the topic of your favorite Sikhism blog? Are you an author of Sikhism articles, short stories or poems? Share your story here and read the stories of others.

Definition of Sikhism Terms Beginning With L
These are brief definitions of Sikhism terms beginning with L. Select any term in the glossary to find out more about how it's used, its background and in-depth explanation of its meaning. Scroll down for more terms and definitions beneath Sponsored Links.

Sikhism Holidays and Commemorative Events 2011 - Sikh Holidays & Events 2011
What are the dates of Sikh holidays and commemorative events celebrated in 2011? Find your free 2011 Sikhism holiday desk top calendar here.

Definition of Sikhism Terms Beginning With A
These are brief definitions of Sikhism terms beginning with A. Select any term in the glossary to find out more about how it's used, its background and in-depth explanation of its meaning. Scroll down for more terms and definitions beneath Sponsored Links.

Definition of Sikhism Terms Beginning With B
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Definition of Sikhism Terms Beginning With C
Definition of Sikhism Terms Beginning With C - Sikhism Glossary C

Definition of Sikhism Terms Beginning With D
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Definition of Sikhism Terms Beginning With G
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Definition of Sikhism Terms Beginning With H
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Definition of Sikhism Terms Beginning With I
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Definition of Sikhism Terms Beginning With J
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Definition of Sikhism Terms Beginning With K
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Definition of Sikhism Terms Beginning With M
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Definition of Sikhism Terms Beginning With N
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Definition of Sikhism Terms Beginning With P
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Definition of Sikhism Terms Beginning With R
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Definition of Sikhism Terms Beginning With T
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Definition of Sikhism Terms Beginning With S
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Definition of Sikhism Terms Beginning With U
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Definition of Sikhism Terms Beginning With W
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Definition of Sikhism Terms Beginning With F
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Tolerance and Discrimination - Tolerance and Discrimination Issues in Sikhism
What sort of acceptance problems do Sikhs have with tolerance and discrimination? The distinct appearance of a turban, traditional and ceremonial clothing makes Sikhs stand out. Initiated Sikhs have a required dress code. Find out why Sikhs wear turbans, and what social issues are related to the practice of Sikhism.

Sikhism Important Life Events - Sikh Ceremonies and Celebrations
Throughout life, a Sikh is supported by the ideals of ethics, and the structure of moral conduct. Each stage of life involves important life events and ceremonies centered in worship and remembrance of the divine, encouraging reliance on spiritual values to sustain the process of living.

How to Read a Random Verse from the Sikh Scripture - How to Read a Hukam
A hukam is a random verse selected from Sikh scripture and is considered to be the divine will of Guru Granth. If you'd like to know how to go about reading a hukam, start here.

History of the Sikh Gurus - Gurus of Sikh History
Founders of the Sikh religion, the 10 gurus were each instrumental in introducing various concepts important to Sikhism. Here you can find important dates and events in the lives of the gurus including Guru Nanak, Guru Angad, Guru Amar Das, Guru Raam Das, Guru Har Govind, Guru Har Rai, Guru Har Krishan, Guru Teg Bahadar, Guru Gobind Singh, Guru Granth Sahib.

Gatka Sikh Martial Arts Tradition
Gatka is the martial arts practiced by Sikh warriors dedicated to upholding historical traditions. Gatka demonstrations are popular in Sikh parades.

Read Complete Guru Granth
Read the complete 1430 page scripture of Guru Granth Sahib through with Akhand Paath schedules and Sehaj Paath devotional daily reading plans. Find schedules and daily reading plans here that you can print out free for personal use.

Sikhism Historic Events of Gurus Era
What are the significant events of Sikh history? Find out here about historic battles and other occurrences including initiation and martyrdom important to Sikhism.

What Gurbani Says About... - What Do Sikh Scriptures Say?
Did you know that key issues are addressed in the hymns of Sikh Scripture? Find out here what Gurbani says on a variety of topics like circumcision, use of marijuana, eating meat, the meditative mind, and more.

Hymns for Every Occasion - Gurbani Kirtan Shabads for Important Life Events
Are you looking for just the right hymn to express joyful celebration on special occasions? Find selected shabads appropriate for various life events, such as weddings, or the birth of a child.

Definition of Sikhism Terms Beginning With V
These are brief definitions of Sikhism terms beginning with V. Select any term in the glossary to find out more about how it's used, its background and in-depth explanation of its meaning. Scroll down for more terms and definitions beneath Sponsored Links.

Traditional Kirtan Instruments
Traditional kirtan is performed using instruments such as Tabla, Harmonium, Kartal and stringed instruments. Find descriptions and online resources here for musical instruments.

Traditional Musical Instruments Online Resource
Traditional Musical Instruments Online Resource

Sikhism Sects and Schisms
Which Sikhism sects are considered to be mainstream, offshoots, or heretics? Find out here about the similarities and differences of various branches of the Sikh Panth.

Sikhism Prayer Books - Guru Granth, Nitnem, Prayer Books and Recording Resources
Find resources here for Guru Granth, Nitnem, or Sukhmani prayer books, with English translations, or CD recordings.

Villains of Sikhism
Did you know that the villains of Sikhism include family members, Mughal rulers, heretics, and modern day Indian government politicians? Find out more here about the alleged enemies of Sikhism.

Sikh Funeral Customs
Find resources for dealing with death of a loved one here such as what to expect when contacting a funeral home, requirements for shipping human remains, and how to prepare for a Sikh funeral including suitable hymns.

Sikh Naming Customs - Browse Sikh Baby Names
All about how to select a Sikh baby name. Sikh spiritual names are interchangble, and can be used for both boys and girls. Browse Sikh baby names from A-Z

Gurbani and Raga Kirtan CDs
Are you looking for CD recordings of nitnem prayers, raga kirtan and Sikhism theme spiritual music? Would like to learn Gurbani kirtan at home? Find reviews and resources here.

Guru Granth Sahib Online
Find sources for Guru Granth Sahib on line with Gurmukhi, Shamukhi, Hindi (Devgandari) English and Romanized transliteration here.

Amrit, the Sikh Baptism and Initiation Ceremony
What is Amrit and what are the articles of faith? Find out about Sikh baptism, initation and the Sikh code of conduct.

Origins of Sikh Baptism - The First Sikh Baptism Ceremony
Find out about the five beloved Sikhs who the conduct Sikh initiation service, and and the origins of the Sikhism baptism ceremony.

Sikh Wedding Customs
All about Sikh weddings, the marriage rounds and hymns, and matrimonial customs of bride and groom, the do and don'ts of dating and matrimony in Sikhism.

Kirtan - Tradition of Singing Praise
Sikhism has a tradition of kirtan, or singing hymns of praise, which began with Guru Nanak and his companion Mardana.

Historical Sikh Gurdwaras - Gurdwaras of Sikh History
Gurdwara is the proper name for a Sikh place of worship. Many of these have been built to commemorate significant occurrences which took place during the lifetimes of the Sikh gurus. Most all of the ancient gurdwaras have fascinating histories.

Important Men in Sikh History of Guru's Era
Read here about brave warriors and humble men whose deeds influenced Sikh history during the Guru's era.

Observing Non-Sikh Holidays - Sikhs Celebrating Non-Sikh Holidays
Valentine's Day, Easter, Halloween, and Christmas are just a few of the major holidays celebrated in the Western World which are associated with Christianity, but have their origins in ancient Pagan rites. Rakhi, Holi, and Diwali are holidays celebrated in the East associated with Hinduism. Are these holidays a good idea for Sikhs? Find information here which will help you decide.

Women in Sikh History of Gurus Era
Women played a vital part in the course of Sikh history. Many Sikh women including the mothers, daughters, and sisters of the Sikh gurus, were instrumental in bringing about time honored traditions and shaping important events. Who were the leaders among Sikh women? Find out here.

Sikhism Code of Conduct - Mandates of Sikhism
Did you know the Sikhism Sikhism code of conduct is outlined in the document Sikh Reht Maryada (SRM) and covers essential requirements and many aspects of personal and public life. Find guidelines for baptism and initiation requirements as well as daily living based on SRM having to do with protocol for worship, scriptures, ceremonies, practices and rituals.

Sikh Celebrations and Holidays - Sikh Commemorative Celebrations
Sikh celebrations and holidays commemorate events of birth, inauguration, and martyrdom of the gurus and other important historical figures. Find out more about holidays, how they are celebrated, and their history here.

Sikhism Holidays and Commemorative Events 2010 - Sikh Holidays & Events 2010
What are the dates of Sikh holidays and commemorative events celebrated in 2010? Find out and get your free 2010 Sikhism holiday desk top calendar here.

Modern Era Sikh History People and Events
The time period of modern era of Sikh history includes people and events of Khalsa Raj, British Raj, Independence and Partition, Khalistan movement, Operation Blue Star, and 1984 Sikh genocide.

Events and People of Sikh History Era British Raj
Find out here how events of the British Raj era influenced Sikh history and people.

Learn to Read Gurmukhi Resources - Gurmukhi Alphabet Pronunciation Guide
If you'd like to learn to read Gurmukhi and Gurbani Sikh prayers you can find resources for beginners here. Includes introduction to Gurmukhi script, how to pronounce the Gurmukhi alphabet characters, resources for beginner books, and tips for teaching yourself to read.

Sikh Prayers For All Occasions - Sikhism Scripture Selections For Every Event
Are you looking for Sikh scripture and prayers appropriate for a funeral or to help you through hard times? Find verses from Gurbani here to inspire, uplift, and illuminate even your darkest hours.

Bhagats, Bhatts, Minstrels, Poets and Scribes
The saintly writings of bhagats, bhatts, bards, minstrels and poets are included in Guru Granth Sahib and other scriptures revered by Sikhism.

Guru Amar Das (1479 to 1574) - Amar Das Third Guru Of the Sikhs
Did you know that Amar Das was a religious Hindu until he converted to Sikhism or that when he was named guru at age 73, he locked himself away in meditation? Find out how he made a king sit with peasants on the floor and eat before receiving him, and how he refused to see a queen until she unveiled her face.

Guru Raam Das (1534 to 1581) - Raam Das Fourth Guru Of the Sikhs
Did you know that Jetha had to tear down and rebuild a platform eight times for Guru Amar das and that his willingness to do so eventually earned him the title of Raam Das fourth guru. Find out how he began construction on the tank which surrounds Harmandir the Golden Temple.

Gurdwara - Where Sikhs Worship
The building where Sikhs congregate for worship is called a gurdwara. Did you know that Sikhs sit on the floor during a worship service with men on one side and women on the other? Find out all about the worship service, and other ceremonies and activities which take place in the gurdwara. You can also find a world wide gurdwara directory here.

Guru Arjan Dev (1563 to 1606) - Arjan Dev the Fifth Guru Of the Sikhs
Did you know that Guru Arjun Dev began the compilation of the Sikh scriptures and that the original copy still exists? The Guru built Harmandir, the Golden Temple, and installed the scripture there for everyone to enjoy. Find out how he refused to altar the text and became the first Sikh martyr.

Guru Har Gobind (1595 to 1644) - Har Gobind Sixth Guru Of the Sikhs
Did you know that Har Govind became guru at age 11 when his father Guru Arjun was martyred and that he wore two swords? Read about the life of Guru Har Govind and how he mustered the first Sikh army.

Guru Har Krishan (1656 to 1664) - Har Krishan Eighth Guru of the Sikhs
Did you know that Har Krishan is called the child guru because because he became guru at the age of five and died at age eight, before he was old enough to marry? Find out how he demonstrated his wisdom without uttering a word, and how he healed thousands of small pox victims before succumbing to the disease himself.

Sikh Seva Tradition of Selfless Service
Sikhism has a long tradition of seva or selfless service begun by it founder Guru Nanak. Find out more about Seva here.

Free Sikhism Calendar 2010 - Nanakshahi Calendar Conversion - Sikhism Holiday Calendar 2010
Free Sikhism Calendar 2010 - Nanakshahi Calendar Conversion - Sikhism Holiday Calendar 2010. Page 11.

Free Sikhism Calendar 2010 - Nanakshahi Calendar Conversion - Sikhism Holiday Calendar 2010
Free Sikhism Calendar 2010 - Nanakshahi Calendar Conversion - Sikhism Holiday Calendar 2010. Page 10.

Free Sikhism Calendar March 2011 - Nanakshahi Calendar Conversion - Sikhism Holiday Calendar March 2011
Find your free Sikhism March 2011 Desk Top Calendar with Gurbani quotes here. Each month is marked with commemorative dates converted from the Nanakshahi Sikh Calendar. Page 3.

Khanda Insignia Gallery - Khalsa Crest, the Sikh Coat of Arms Emblem Gallery - Khanda Ornament
Artistic expressions display the Khanda insignia or Khalsa Crest, in this gallery of the Sikh Coat of Arms emblem.

Khanda Insignia Gallery - Khalsa Crest, the Sikh Coat of Arms Emblem Gallery - Laser Bamboo Khanda Pendant
Artistic expressions display the Khanda insignia or Khalsa Crest, in this gallery of the Sikh Coat of Arms emblem. Page 3.

Free Sikhism Calendar 2011 - Nanakshahi Calendar Conversion - Sikhism Holiday Calendar 2011 and Sikhi Art
Find your free Sikhism 2011 Desk Top Calendar with Gurbani quotes and Sikhi art here. Each month is marked with commemorative dates converted from the Nanakshahi Sikh Calendar. Page 7.

Free Sikhism Calendar 2011 - Nanakshahi Calendar Conversion - Sikhism Holiday Calendar 2011 and Sikhi Art
Find your free Sikhism 2011 Desk Top Calendar with Gurbani quotes and Sikhi art here. Each month is marked with commemorative dates converted from the Nanakshahi Sikh Calendar. Page 9.

Free Sikhism Calendar 2011 - Nanakshahi Calendar Conversion - Sikhism Holiday Calendar 2011 and Sikhi Art
Find your free Sikhism 2011 Desk Top Calendar with Gurbani quotes and Sikhi art here. Each month is marked with commemorative dates converted from the Nanakshahi Sikh Calendar. Page 10.

Free Sikhism Calendar 2011 - Nanakshahi Calendar Conversion - Sikhism Holiday Calendar 2011 and Sikhi Art
Find your free Sikhism 2011 Desk Top Calendar with Gurbani quotes and Sikhi art here. Each month is marked with commemorative dates converted from the Nanakshahi Sikh Calendar. Page 11.

Cross Stitch Khanda - Khanda Insignia Gallery - Khalsa Crest, the Sikh Coat of Arms Emblem Gallery
Artistic expressions display the Khanda insignia or Khalsa Crest, in this gallery of the Sikh Coat of Arms emblem. Page 5.

Khanda Insignia Gallery - Khalsa Crest, the Sikh Coat of Arms Emblem Gallery
Artistic expressions display the Khanda insignia or Khalsa Crest, in this gallery of the Sikh Coat of Arms emblem. Page 6.

Don't Rain on My (Nagar Kirtan) Parade - Yuba City 31st Annual Sikh Parade 2010
Don't Rain on My (Nagar Kirtan) Parade - Yuba City 31st Annual Sikh Parade 2010. Page 8.

Don't Rain on My (Nagar Kirtan) Parade - Yuba City 31st Annual Sikh Parade 2010
Don't Rain on My (Nagar Kirtan) Parade - Yuba City 31st Annual Sikh Parade 2010. Page 7.

Don't Rain on My (Nagar Kirtan) Parade - Yuba City 31st Annual Sikh Parade 2010
Don't Rain on My (Nagar Kirtan) Parade - Yuba City 31st Annual Sikh Parade 2010. Page 4.

Don't Rain on My (Nagar Kirtan) Parade - Yuba City 31st Annual Sikh Parade 2010
Enjoy the free food langar just don't rain on My (Nagar Kirtan) Yuba City 31st Annual Sikh Parade 2010. Page 14.

Meditation for Peace and Healing - Invoking the Spirit of Guru Raam Das
Meditation for Peace and Healing - Invoking the Spirit of Guru Raam Das. Page 5.

Meditation for Peace and Healing - Invoking the Spirit of Guru Raam Das
Meditation for Peace and Healing - Invoking the Spirit of Guru Raam Das. Page 4.

Meditation for Peace and Healing - Invoking the Spirit of Guru Raam Das
Meditation for Peace and Healing - Invoking the Spirit of Guru Raam Das. Page 2.

Sikh Fathers and Family Life - The Role of Fathers in Sikhism
Sikh Fathers and Family Life - The Role of Fathers in Sikhism

The Role of The Mother in Sikhism - Mother at Sons Graduation
The Role of The Mother in Sikhism - Mother at Sons Graduation With Teacher. Page 2.

Sikh Fathers and Family Life Illustrated - The Role of Fathers in Sikhism Illustrated
Did you know that many Sikhs live in extended families? Find out about the role of fathers in Sikh family life here? Page 4.

The Great Sikh Holocaust of 1762 - Vadda Ghallughara
18th century Afghani invader Ahmad Shah Abdali assault against Sikhs resulted in an event known as Vadda Ghallughara, the Great Sikh Holocaust of 1762.

List of 11 Sikhism Dos and Don'ts
Eleven Sikhism Dos and Don'ts - Dos and Don'ts of Sikhism at a Glance

Profile of Bhai Kanhaiya - Ghanaya (1648 - 1718)
Bhai Kanhaiya (Ghanaya) is revered for his compassion and service to all in need without distinction 200 years prior to establishment of the Red Cross.

Definition of Gatka - Sword Dancing
Gatka is a kind of martial arts sword dance performed traditionally by Nihang warriors that involves skill in many different kinds of shastar weaponry.

Definition of Shaheed - Sikhism Martyr
A shaheed martyr is a witness to faith in both life and death. Find in depth definition and examples of Gurbani scripture here using the term shaheed.

GoSikh Turbans Online Tuban Shop Review
Are you having trouble finding a shop that sells the turban you want? GoSikh.com online store has a wide variety of high quality turbans in all colors.

Definition of Bhog - Enjoyment Upon Completion
The enjoyable bhog conclusion ceremony takes place celebrating completion of the holy scripture Guru Granth Sahib read through from beginning to end.

Definition of Kaur (Princess)
Kaur - Definition of Kaur - Princess

Definition of Kirtan - Adoration
Singing kirtan, the expression of adoration and praise through song, is believed to be the highest form of devotion and a virtue unsurpassed in Sikhism.

Definition of Shabad - Sacred Song
What does the term shabad mean in Sikhism? Find in-depth definition, phonetic pronunciation, spelling and examples from scripture.

Eight Langar Guidelines Unwritten Rules and Decrees
Did you know that there are unwritten rules as well as decrees issued for preparing, serving and eating langar? Find eight important guidelines here observed in the free kitchen and dining hall of Sikh langar.

Profile of Bibi Nanaki Sister of Guru Nanak Dev
Bibi Nanaki, the elder sister of Guru Nanak Dev, played an instrumental role in establishing the Sikh faith and tradition of kirtan, devotional music.

Learn Gurbani Kirtan by Bhai Manmohan Singh: Review
Do you, or your little ones, wish that you could learn Gurbani kirtan at home? Now you can with the

Prakash - Definition of Prakash - Manifest Light
The prakash ceremony follows a particular protocol to invoke the light of the divine word. Find definition, pronunciation, spelling, and examples here.

Sikh Baby Names and Spiritual Meanings Beginning With Z
Looking for a unique spiritual name? Find uncommon Sikh baby names and meanings starting with Z along with prefix and suffix combinations for girls or boys.

goSikh Gurmukhi Alphabet Blocks and Letter Board Review
The goSikh Kids soft Punjabi alphabet blocks and Punjabi letter board are a fun way to teach your children, or yourself to recognize Gurmukhi letters.

Gurmukhi Script Consonant Sassa of Gurbani Illustrated
See the Gurmukhi script (Punjabi Akhar) consonant S - Sassa Illustrated and find out about its significance in Sikh Scripture here. Page 4.

Gurmukhi Script Consonant Dadaa of Gurbani Illustrated
See the Gurmukhi script (Punjabi Akhar) consonant D - Dadaa Illustrated and find out about its significance in Sikh Scripture here. Page 23.

Gurmukhi Consonant Ddaddaa of Gurbani Illustrated
See the Gurmukhi script (Punjabi Akhar) consonant Dd - Ddaddaa Illustrated and find out about its significance in Sikh Scripture here. Page 18.

Gurmukhi Consonant Dhhhadhhaa of Gurbani Illustrated
See the Gurmukhi script (Punjabi Akhar) consonant Ddh - Ddhaddhaa Illustrated and find out about its significance in Sikh Scripture here. Page 19.

Gurmukhi Script consonant Gagaa of Gurbani Illustrated
See the Gurmukhi script (Punjabi Akhar) consonant G - Gagga Illustrated and find out about its significance in Sikh Scripture here. Page 8.

Gurmukhi Script Consonant Ghaghaa of Gurbani Illustrated
See the Gurmukhi script (Punjabi Akhar) consonant Gh - Ghagha Illustrated and find out about its significance in Sikh Scripture here. Page 9.

Gurmukhi Script Consonant Haahaa of Gurbani Illustrated
See the Gurmukhi script (Punjabi Akhar) consonant H - Haahaa Illustrated and find out about its significance in Sikh Scripture here. Page 5.

Gurmukhi Consonant Jhajhaa of Gurbani Illustrated
See the Gurmukhi script (Punjabi Akhar) consonant Jh - Jhajhaa Illustrated and find out about its significance in Sikh Scripture here. Page 14.

Gurmukhi Consonant Khakhaa of Gurbani Illustrated
See the Gurmukhi script (Punjabi Akhar) consonant Kh - Khakha Illustrated and find out about its significance in Sikh Scripture here. Page 7.

Gurmukhi Script Consonant Lalaa of Gurbani Illustrated
See the Gurmukhi script (Punjabi Akhar) consonant L - Lalla Illustrated and find out about its pronunciation and significance in Sikh Scripture here. Page 33.

Gurmukhi Script Consonant Mamaa of Gurbani Illustrated
See the Gurmukhi script (Punjabi Akhar) consonant M - Mamaa Illustrated and find out about its significance in Sikh Scripture here. Page 30.

Gurmukhi Script Consonant Nanaa of Gurbani Illustrated
See the Gurmukhi script (Punjabi Akhar) consonant N - Nanaa Illustrated and find out about its significance in Sikh Scripture here. Page 25.

Gurmukhi Consonant Nhaanhaa of Gurbani Illustrated
See the Gurmukhi script (Punjabi Akhar) consonant Nh - Nhaanhaa Illustrated and find out about its significance in Sikh Scripture here. Page 20.

Gurmukhi Script Consonant Njanjaa Gurbani Illustrated
See the Gurmukhi script (Punjabi Akhar) consonant Nj - Njanjaa Illustrated and find out about its significance in Sikh Scripture here. Page 15.

Gurmukhi Consonant Phaphaa of Gurbani Illustrated
See the Gurmukhi script (Punjabi Akhar) consonant Ph - Phaphaa Illustrated and find out about its significance in Sikh Scripture here. Page 27.

Gurmukhi Script Vowel Holder Airraa Illustrated
See the Gurmukhi akhar script (Punjabi paintee) vowel holder Airraa Illustrated and find out about its significance in Sikh Scripture here. Page 2.

Gurmukhi Script Consonant Babaa of Gurbani Illustrated
See the Gurmukhi script (Punjabi Akhar) consonant B - Babaa Illustrated and find out about its significance in Sikh Scripture here. Page 28.

Gurmukhi Consonant Bhabhaa of Gurbani Illustrated
See the Gurmukhi script (Punjabi Akhar) consonant Bh - Bhahbaa Illustrated and find out about its significance in Sikh Scripture here. Page 29.

Gurmukhi Consonant Chachaa of Gurbani Illustrated
See the Gurmukhi script (Punjabi Akhar) consonant Ch - Chachaa Illustrated and find out about its significance in Sikh Scripture here. Page 11.

Gurmukhi Consonant Chhachhaa of Gurbani Illustrated
See the Gurmukhi script (Punjabi Akhar) consonant Chh - Chhachhaa Illustrated and find out about its significance in Sikh Scripture here. Page 12.

Gurmukhi Script Vowel Holder Eerree Illustrated
See the Gurmukhi akhar script (Punjabi paintee) vowel holder Eerree Illustrated and find out about its significance in Sikh Scripture here. Page 3.

Gurmukhi Script Ik Onkar of Gurbani Illustrated
See the Gurmukhi script character Ik Onkar of Gurbani Illustrated and find out about its pronunciation and significance in Sikh Scripture here. Page 36.

Gurmukhi Script Vowel Holder Oorraa Illustrated
See the Gurmukhi akhar script (Punjabi paintee) vowel holder Oorraa Illustrated and find out about its significance in Sikh Scripture here.

Gurmukhi Consonant Rraarraa of Gurbani Illustrated
See the Gurmukhi script (Punjabi Akhar) consonant Rr - Rrarraa Illustrated and find out about its pronunciation and significance in Sikh Scripture here. Page 35.

Gurmukhi Script Consonant Tataa of Gurbani Illustrated
See the Gurmukhi script (Punjabi Akhar) consonant T - Tataa Illustrated and find out about its significance in Sikh Scripture here. Page 21.

Gurmukhi Consonant Tthatthaa of Gurbani Illustrated
See the Gurmukhi script (Punjabi Akhar) consonant Tth - Tthatthaa Illustrated and find out about its significance in Sikh Scripture here. Page 17.

Gurmukhi Script Vaavaa of Gurbani Illustrated
See the Gurmukhi script (Punjabi Akhar) consonant V - Vaavaa Illustrated and find out about its pronunciation and significance in Sikh Scripture here. Page 34.

Gurmukhi Script Consonant Yayaa of Gurbani Illustrated
See the Gurmukhi script (Punjabi Akhar) consonant Y - YaYaa Illustrated and find out about its significance in Sikh Scripture here. Page 31.

Consonants of Gurmukhi Alphabet (35 Akhar) Illustrated
Gurmukhi script has 32 consonants and three vowel holders. Find out characters of the Gurmukhi script are pronounced and their significance in Gurbani.

Consonants of Gurmukhi Alphabet (35 Akhar) Illustrated
Gurmukhi script has 32 consonants and three vowel holders. Find out characters of the Gurmukhi script are pronounced and their significance in Gurbani.

Consonants of Gurmukhi Alphabet (35 Akhar) Illustrated
Gurmukhi script has 32 consonants and three vowel holders. Find out characters of the Gurmukhi script are pronounced and their significance in Gurbani.

Gurmukhi Script Consonant Jajaa of Gurbani Illustrated
See the Gurmukhi script (Punjabi Akhar) consonant J - Jajaa Illustrated and find out about its significance in Sikh Scripture here. Page 13.

Gurmukhi Consonant Tainkaa of Gurbani Illustrated
See the Gurmukhi script (Punjabi Akhar) consonant Tt - Tainkaa Illustrated and find out about its significance in Sikh Scripture here. Page 16.

Gurmukhi Consonant Thathaa of Gurbani Illustrated
See the Gurmukhi script (Punjabi Akhar) consonant Th - Thathaa Illustrated and find out about its significance in Sikh Scripture here. Page 22.

Beets, Carrots, Potatoes and Baby Greens, Sabji Recipe
Beets, carrots, potatoes, and greens seasoned with onions, ginger, garlic, green chilies, and exotic spices sauteed in coconut oil taste incredible.

5 Signs That You May Be Meditating Too Much
Did you know that the blissful feelings of meditating can lead to addiction? The 5 signs of meditating too much include symptoms, dangers, and impact.

"Guru Gobind Singh Volume 2" by Sikh Comics: Review
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Bhagat Dhanna Jaat (1415 - 1475) Author of Gurbani
The open heart, childlike innocence, and devotion of Bhagat Dhanna Jatt resulted in the simple farmer being revered as a saint, and author of Gurbani.

Dhanna Jatt Bhagat Bani Hymns and Miracles Fact or Myth
Are the miracles attributed to the devotion of 15th century saintly farmer Bhagat Dhanna Jaat, fact or myth? What do the hymns of Gurbani have to say?

Spiritual Sikh Baby Names Beginning With P and Ph
Are you looking for a spiritual name for girls and boys? Sikh baby names and meanings that begin with P and Ph may used alone or as prefix and suffix.

Why Read Gurbani? Nitnem the Daily Prescription for Ego
Why read Gurbani if you don't understand the meaning of words? Reading Nitnem prayers are the daily prescription for counteracting the effects of ego.

Do Sikhs Believe in the Devil or Demons?
These 13 descriptions of devils and demons attribute evil inclinations, satanic beings, and wicked behaviors to the indulgence of egoism's 5 elements.

Who Are the Authors of Guru Granth Sahib?
Who are the 43 authors of Gurbani? Sikhism's holy scripture Guru Granth Sahib includes the poetic compositions of Gurus, Sikhs, Bhagats, and Bhatts.

Definition of Sangat - Companions
The association of righteous sangat is so important that the Gurus wrote about it in scripture and outlined a social code shunning immoral associates.

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

Sikh Baby Names Beginning With M
Are you looking for a spiritual name? Create unique Sikh baby names with prefix or suffix and spiritual meanings for girls and boys that begin with M.

Sikh Baby Names Beginning With F
Are you looking for a spiritual name? Unique Sikh baby names with meanings for girls and boys that begin with F may be also used as a prefix or suffix.

V - Alphabetical List of Spiritual Sikh Names
Are you looking for a spiritual name? Sikh baby names, and meanings for girls or boys that begin with V and may be used alone and as prefix or suffix.

Is Valentine's Day a Good Idea for Sikhs? - "Prem Dhey Theer" (Arrows of Love) in Sikhism
Is celebrating Valentine's Day a good idea for Sikhs? Origins of Valentine's day and modern celebrations verses

Spiritual Sikh Baby Names Beginning With E
Are you looking for a spiritual name? Sikh baby names and meanings for girls or boys that begin with E may be used alone and also as prefix or suffix.

Spiritual Sikh Baby Names Beginning With H
Are you looking for a spiritual name? Find Sikh baby names for girls and boys here that begin with H.

Hymns of the Sikh Wedding Ceremony - Sikh Wedding Hymns
Hymns performed during the Sikh wedding ceremony are verses from Guru Granth Sahib sung in the original Gurmukhi. Find out their significance and meanings here.

Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale (1947 - 1984)
Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale roused the spirits of Sikhs oppressed by the Indian government regime who launched Operation Blue Star to stop him.

Sant Harchand Singh Longowal Political Timeline
Was Harchand Singh Longowal a saint or suspect in the martyrdom of Sant Bhinranwale? Draw your own conclusions. Timeline to 1984 Golden Temple invasion.

Free October 2015 Commemorative Gurpurab Calendar
Find commemorative dates for Bandi Chhor, 1984 Delhi Massacre and Panja Sahib martyrs with free October 2015 Sikhism Events desktop gurpurab calendar.

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

Free September 2015 Commemorative Gurpurab Calendar
Find date of installation of original Guru Granth and historic Saragarhi battle with the free September 2015 Sikhism Events desktop gurpurab calendar.

Free November 2015 Commemorative Gurpurab Calendar
Find date of Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade, birth of Mata Sahib Kaur and Guru Nanak with free November 2015 Sikhism Events desktop gurpurab calendar.

Free August 2015 Commemorative Gurpurab Calendar
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Free July 2015 Commemorative Gurpurab Calendar
Find the historic dates commemorating martyrs Bhai Mani Singh and Bhai Taru Singh with this free July 2015 Sikhism Events desktop gurpurab calendar.

Free June 2015 Commemorative Gurpurab Calendar
Find 1984 Operation Bluestar Golden Temple invasion and historic Guru Arjun Dev martyrdom date with June 2015 Free Sikhism Events gurpurab calendar.

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

January 2016 Sikh Calendar
Find a free Sikh calendar with historic Sikhism events and commemorative Nanakshahi gurpurab dates that are observed during the month of January, 2016.

Birthdate and Birthplace of Seventh Guru Har Rai
When and where was the seventh guru born? Find Guru Har Rai ji's parentage, birthdate, and birthplace with historic gurdwaras here.

Alphabetical Guide to Important Sikhism Concepts
The ABC's of Sikh Speak terminology are commonly used by Sikhs around the world. Alphabetical guide covers concepts and topics important to Sikhism.

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

Let's Make Lohri Treats and Sweets
Popcorn garlands are a fun easy holiday project that will delight your little ones. Try this Lohri activity inspired by

Lohri, the Bonfire Festival by Parveen Kaur Dhillon: Review
Celebrate the coming of longer days and new growing season eating sweet treats with Rakha and Ajeet as they sing the Lohri Bonfire festival song.

The Story of Guru Gobind Singh's Birth
The birth of Tenth Guru Gobind Rai as told from the perspective of his father Ninth Guru Teg Bahadar, mother Gujri, and Muslim Pir Saiyid Bhikhan Shah.

Battle of Muktsar (Khidrana) 40 Liberated One & Mai Bhago
Forty deserters leg by Mai Bhago rejoined Guru Gobind Singh and fought until death at his side in a battle against Mughals at the Khidrana Reservoir.

Warrior Princess Mai Bhago (Bhag Kaur)
Mai Bhago is the most famous warrior princess in Sikh history. She led 40 deserters to fight along side Guru Gobind Singh at the Khidrana Reservoir.

Sikh Women With Facial Hair Cause and Treatment FAQ
Did you know that some Sikh women have facial hair like mustache and beards? What is the cause and treatment? What does Sikh scripture says about hair?

Top Ten Tips for Making Amritvela Meditation a Habit
Whether or not you're a Sikh, these 10 tips can help you attain, maintain, and sustain a richly rewarding early morning meditation practice for life.

The Story of Guru Nanak's Birth
Did you know that the first Sikh Guru Nanak was born to Hindu parents? An astrologer predicted that the babe would grow to recognize only one God.

Moisten the Atta Dough - Illustrated Indian Flatbread Recipe
Find out here how to moisten atta dough.

Paratha - Illustrated Atta Recipe (Indian Flatbread Dough)
Use Atta dough to prepare Paratha a kind of stuffed Indian flatbread.

Measure Atta Dough Ingredients - Illustrated Indian Flatbread Recipe
Measure these ingredients needed for making Atta Dough (Indian Flatbread).

Mix Atta Dough - Illustrated Indian Flatbread Recipe
Mix these ingredients to make Atta dough for Indian flatbread.

Knead the Ball of Atta Dough - Illustrated Indian Flatbread Recipe
Find out here how to knead atta dough.

Atta Dough Ready to Use - Illustrated Indian Flatbread Recipe
Find out here when the atta dough is ready to use.

Roti - Illustrated Atta Recipe (Indian Flatbread Dough)
Use Atta dough to prepare Roti (Indian Flatbread).

Stir Atta To Form a Ball - Illustrated Indian Flatbread Recipe
Stir the atta ingredients together to form a ball.

Bhagat Kabir (1398-1518) Sufi Author of Sikh Scripture
Bhagat Kabir, a prolific writer of Sufi scripture, is one of 43 authors whose compositions are included in Guru Granth Sahib. Read about his history here.

Definition of Panj Bania - Five Required Daily Prayers
Panj Bania five daily nitnem prayers include morning, evening, and bedtime prayers taken from Gurbani scripture that are required reading for Sikhs.

Interpretation and Concept of Mool Mantar
Mool mantar, the root mantra of the Guru Granth, is the foundation for all of Gurbani scripture. Bhai Gurdas is the key to understanding fundamentals.

What Day Do Sikhs Worship? Do Sikhs Have a Sabbath?
What day do Sikhs worship? Does Sikhism observe a Sabbath, or any other particular day of rest? What does a typical day of worship for Sikhs include?

All About Guru Nanak the Herdboy and Miraculous Events
Find stories here about miraculous events that occurred during the childhood years of Guru Nanak the herdboy, when he lived in his hometown, where he watched his father's livestock.

Definition of Sahib - Lord
Sahib is immensely expressive of profound reverence for the Omniscient Master of mysteries evoking exaltation for the divine prowess of Almighty Lord.

Unique Baby Names With Spiritual Meanings
Are you looking for unique baby names with spiritual meanings? Create a distinctive name with combinations that are interchangeable for girls and boys.

Sikh Baby Names Beginning With Y
Are you looking for a unique spiritual name? Find uncommon Sikh baby names with sacred meanings that begin with Y and are suitable for girls and boys.

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Interpretation of Japji Sahib Pauri 1 and 2
Verses 1 and 2 of morning nitnem prayer

Sahibzada Baba Atal Rai (1619 - 1628)
Baba Atal Rai resurrected a playmate. When reprimanded by his father Guru Har Govind for performing a miracle against nature, the boy departed his body.

Guru Har Govind - Profile of Guru HarGobind
Sixth Guru Har Govind (Hargobind) established Sikh sovereignty with a throne, symbols of both spiritual and secular authority, and by raising a banner.

Profile of Ninth Guru Teg Bahadar
Did you know Ninth Guru Teg Bahadar was master of renunciation, champion of the sword, and a martyr? Learn about his life and contributions to Sikhism.

Historic Timeline of the Golden Temple and Akal Takhat
The Golden Temple is the central worship place of Sikhs. This historic timeline includes Darbar Sahib, Akal Takhat, and events of Operation Blue Star.

Definition of Chaur - Fly Whisk
Did you know that waving the ceremonial fly whisk Chaur Sahib is long standing tradition in Gurbani scripture that refers to the tuft of a lion's tail?

Definition of Nihang - Carefree - Crocodile of Punjab
The Nihang Singh is an Akali warrior with characteristics of being carefree, yet detached from fear, and likened in battle to the crocodile of Punjab.

Are Sikhs Allowed to Clip Their Fingernails?
Are Sikhs permitted to cut fingernails and toenails? Find out here how the Sikhism code of conduct relates to hands, and how nails differ from hair.

Profile of Angad Dev - Second Sikh Guru
Did you know that Second Guru Angad Dev began life as a Durga devotee? Find out about his immediate conversion and his unique contributions to Sikhism.

Community Kitchen Khichri Recipe - Rice and Daal Kichidi
Did you know that a simple meal of Khichri is an time honored Sikh tradition? Try this delicious Khichri recipe made with rice, lentils, and vegetables.