Sikhism Sitemap - Page 4 2016-09-26

Definition of Tabla - Drum Set
The Tabla, or Jori drum set has two distinct types of drums. Played together they set the rhythm and accompany other types of instruments during kirtan.

Easy Slow Cooker Dhal - Split Pea Curry Daal Recipe
Love Indian food, but don't have time to cook? Try this easy crock pot recipe for making delicious dhal (daal) from green and yellow split peas.

History of Gurbani Kirtan Maryada, the Code of Conduct Regarding Hymns
Kirtan was introduced to Sikhism by its gurus who composed hymns in classic raag. The code of conduct advises that kirtan be sung in traditional ways.

Rajma Recipe - Curried Red Kidney Bean and Pinto Bean
Did you know that Rajma, is a kind of vegetarian chili flavored with Indian spices? Find a delicious crockpot recipe for Rajma here made, with red kidney beans and pinto beans.

Free November 2014 Sikhism Events Calendar
Find a free Sikhism events desktop November 2014 calendar with historic gurpurab dates and corresponding historical facts here.

Sprouted Wheat Tabbouleh Salad: Bibek Langar Raw Recipe
Sprouted Wheat Berry Tabbouleh Salad is an utterly delicious, astonishingly nutritious, and fantastically fresh, unique, low sodium, raw food recipe.

Bhai Gurdas (1551 - 1636) Key to Gurbani
Did you know that the life of Bhai Gurdas spanned an era of seven Gurus? The writings of the scribe illustrious are considered to be the key to Gurbani.

Definition of Kes - Unshorn Hair
What is the meaning of the Sikhism term Kes? Find in depth definition, pronunciation and acceptable spellings along with examples from Sikh scripture.

Definition of Amrit - Immortalizing Nectar
What is the meaning of the Sikhism term Amrit? Find in depth definition, significant practices, spelling, pronunciation and examples in Sikh scripture.

Spiritual Sikh Names Starting With C
Are you looking for a spiritual name? Find unique Sikh baby names and meanings that begin with C, or Ch, and Chh, suitable for both girls and boys.

Definition of Bibek - Conscious Principles
The intellect of bibek adherence to conscious principles in all aspects of secular and spiritual daily life includes discretion of dietary practices.

Definition of Joora - Top Knot
What is that bulge beneath the Sikh turban? The unique appearance of a Joora top knot worn by devout Sikhs who never cut their hair may cause curiosity.

Guru Nanak and the Cobra
Did you know that a cobra with its hood spread wide hovered over the boy Guru Nanak Dev as he slept in an open field. Find out what happened next here.

Indira Gandhi 1984 Operation Bluestar Golden Temple Attack
The political history of late Prime minster Indira Gandhi includes her involvement in Operation Blue Star, and the 1984 invasion of the Golden Temple.

Anti-Sikh Indian Government Officials - Alleged Enemies of Sikhism
Indira Ghandi and other Indian Government officials allegedly perpetrated and participated in Anti-Sikh campaigns, pogroms, and acts of genocide.

Five Facts About Bibi Jagir Kaur Trial and Conviction
Religious leader Bibi Jagir Kaur was convicted 12 years after her daughter mysterious death. Was it an honor killing? Find five facts about the trial.

Definition of Morcha - Entrench
The Sikhism word morcha means to entrench and oppose, or attack an enemy. Historically morcha opposition has been carried out as a long term peaceful protest.

"Reflections of 1984" by Harjinder Singh: Review


Are Sikhs Allowed to Pluck Their Eyebrows?
Are Sikhs allowed to pluck, or thread their eyebrows? Find the answer to this and other similar questions about hair in Sikhism with reasons why here.

Tomato Curry and Mung Bean Sprout Dal: Raw Recipe
Are you looking for a tempting raw food recipe? Try this scrumptious fresh tomato curry with mung bean sprouts for an uplifting vegan/vegetarian appetizer, or bibek langar.

Guru Har Krishan Gurpurab Events And Holidays
When is Guru Har Krishan Ji's birthday, inauguration day, and death observed? Find details about related gurpurab events, dates and controversies.

Sikh Funeral Hymn on Immersion in the Divine
The Sikhism view on death is that the souls merges with the divine like droplets of water in the ocean as expressed by hymn

Are Widows Allowed to Remarry in Sikhism?
Are widows allowed to remarry in Sikhism? What does Gurbani Say about the practice of Sati? Find the answer to these question and reasons why here.

Sikhism Nanakshahi Calendar - Sikh Holidays
Sikhism Holidays are observed according to the Nanakshahi calendar. Find out here why some dates are fixed and others fluctuate, and when to celebrate.

Definition of Prem - Pure Love
The pure love of Prem is the expression of adoration and affection by the devotee who fixates the heart, mind, and soul upon remembrance of the Divine.

Definition of Palla - Sikh Wedding Shawl
Palla is a wedding shawl, scarf, or turban tethering bride and groom that is worn during the four wedding rounds of the Anand Karaj marriage ceremony.

Definition of Chit - Consciousness
What is the meaning of Sikhism term Chit? Find an in-depth definition including pronunciation, spelling, and examples from Gurbani scripture here.

Bhai Nand Lal Ji (1633 - 1713)
The17th century poet Bhai Nand Lal Singh Ji used the pen name Goya to write extensively on the Sikhism code of conduct as imparted by the 10th Guru.

Definition of Kangha (Kanga) - Sikh Wooden Comb
Did you know the Kangha, a Sikhism article of faith that is worn in the hair, is required to be kept at all times on the person of an initiated Sikh?

Definition of Singh - Lion King
Singh is a word which defines the status of a Sikh male as a lion king and implies majestic courage. The name Singh is given at birth or upon rebirth.

Definition of Gurdwara - Guru's Gateway
Gurdwara is the gateway to the guru, or guide to enlightenment. Gurdwara worship services offer divine instruction conveyed through hymns of the Guru.

Books for Learning Punjabi Alphabet and Gurmukhi Script
Top Books for Learning Punjabi Alphabet and Gurmukhi Script Through English - Punjabi Alphabet Books for Learning to Read Gurmukhi Using English

Definition of Nitnem - Daily Observance
Nitnem is a covenant of prayer performed as a daily observance by all devout Sikhs and involves a series of verses read or recited throughout the day.

Profile of Mata Khivi the Wife of Guru Angad Dev
Mata Khivi, the wife of Second Guru Angad Dev is renowned for her role in establishing the guru's free kitchen. Minstrels sang in praise of her langar.

5 Ways To Do Sikhi PR
There are plenty of opportunities for Sikhi PR. These five suggestions offer ways that you can raise Sikh awareness globally and in your own community.

Sikhism Hymns of Hope and Blessings For a Child
These 5 Sikhism hymns of hope and blessings may be recited by parents hoping to conceive, or sung on behalf of children on occasions such as birthdays.

2 Warrior Princess Books by Harjit Singh
Have you read these two books in the

Baba Bakala, Guru Teg Bahadar and the 22 Impostors
With his last breath the eighth guru murmured Baba Bakala to indicate his successor, resulting in 22 impostors masquerading as the ninth guru.

Top 7 Books by Bhai Sahib Randhir Singh: Review
These English translations of inspirational writings are the 7 top books authored by Bhai Sahib Randhir Singh while a political prisoner for 15 years.

"In Search of the True Guru" by Bhai Rama Singh:Reivew
Born into Hinduism, Bhai Rama Singh chronicles his remarkable transformation from manmukh to Gursikh in his autobiography

Top 2 Sikh Prayer Books for English Readers
These top two Sikh prayerbooks for English only readers help beginners establish the habit of reading required daily prayers. Compare translations.

"Tum Karo Daya Mere Sai" ACD By Bhai Nirmal Singh: Review - Kirtan Album
Do you love kirtan? Experience the divine hymns of Gurbani as sung by Bhai Nirmal Singh Khalsa in his ACD album

"Sun Sun Jeeva Teri Bani" by Bhai Nirmal Singh Review
Are you a kirtan lover? Don't miss the divine hymns of Gurbani as sung by Bhai Nirmal Singh Khalsa in his exquisite unique style of East meets West.

"Sundri" Animated Movie DVD by Vismaad: Review - "Sundri the Brave Kaur"
Experience Sikh history when inspirational characters come to life in charming animation in

Heretic Dissenters of Sikhism - Panj Mel: 5 Sects Shunned By Sikhs
Did you know that the Panj Mel are five heretic sects shunned by Sikhism? Find out more here.

All About the Legacy of Fifth Guru Arjun Dev
The contributions of Fifth Guru Arjun Dev to Sikhism left a legacy which includes three major components architecture, poetic scripture and martyrdom.

Shabad of Supplication: Darshan Dekh Jeeva Gur Teraa


Sikh Hymns Offering Encouragement in Hard Times
Are you experiencing difficulties and hard times? Uplifting Sikh hymns offering encouragement and spiritual succor, promising relief from troubles.

Shabad of Joyous Comfort: "Toon Samrath Saran Ko Data"
Are you feeling stressed, in need of comfort, and longing for joy? This shabad by Guru Arjun Dev says that sorrows depart when singing hymns of praise.

Uplifting Sikh Shabad: "Har Praan Prabhoo Sukhdaatae"
Are you carrying a burden of guilt, or distressed by pain? Guru Arjun Dev ji's uplifting hymn says that Gods' Grace destroys sin, stress, and disease.

Bake and Butter Aloo Paratha - Indian Flatbread With Potato Filling Illustrated Recipe
Bake and butter Aloo Paratha (Indian Flatbread with potato stuffing).

Bake Both Sides of Aloo Paratha - Indian Flatbread With Potato Filling
Bake both sides of Aloo Paratha (Indian flatbread with potato stuffing.

Serve the Aloo Paratha - Indian Flatbread With Potato Filling
Fully cooked Aloo Paratha (Indian flatbread) with potato stuffing.

Sikh Martyr Shaheed Bhai Taru Singh - Profile of Bhai Taru Singh
Did you know Bhai Taru Singh refused to cut his hair rather than convert to Islam. Read how he had his scalp removed rather than give up his faith.

Definition of Khanda - Sikh Emblem
Khanda is an important Sikh emblem symbolizing both the secular and spiritual aspects of miri-piri. Find out more about the Khalsa Crest here.

"Bhai Taru Singh" Animated Movie DVD by Vismaad: Review
Experience Sikh history in unforgettable animation. Vismaad transports the viewer back to the time of Bhai Taru Singh in this inspirational story.

Aloo Paratha (Indian Flatbread) Illustrated Recipe
Find out here in this illustrated recipe how to make aloo paratha, a kind of Indian flatbread filled with potato stuffing.

Add Spices to Season Aloo Paratha Filling - Flatbread Recipe
Prepare spices for seasoning for Aloo Paratha potato stuffed Indian flatbread.

Stuff Aloo Paratha - Indian Flatbread With Potato Filling
Stuff the Aloo Paratha with potato filling.

Pinch Atta To Fill Aloo Paratha (Potato Stuffed Indian Flatbread)
Pinch Atta dough after stuffing Aloo Paratha with potato filling.

Flatten Stuffed Aloo Paratha - Potato Filled Indian Flatbread
Flatten Aloo Paratha stuffed with potato filling.

Roll Out Aloo Paratha - Potato Filled Indian Flatbread
Roll out Aloo Paratha dough stuffed with potato filling.

Double Aloo Paratha - Potato Filled Indian Flatbread Illustrated Recipe
Find out here how to fill and roll out

Roll Out Two Roti for Double Aloo Paratha - Potato Filled Indian Flatbread
Roll out two roti to make

Stuff Double Aloo Paratha - Indian Flatbread With Potato Filling
Stuff

Finish Stuffing Double Aloo Paratha - Indian Flatbread With Potato Filling
Finish stuffing

Gather Aloo Paratha Ingredients - Potato Stuffed Indian Flatbread
Gather Ingredients to make Aloo Paratha Indian flatbread with potato filling.

Prepare Potato and Onion - Aloo Paratha Illustrated Recipe
Prepare Potato and Onion for filling Aloo Paratha (Indian Flatbread).

Grate Onion and Ginger - Aloo Paratha Illustrated Recipe
Grate onion and ginger to make Aloo Paratha stuffing for Indain flatbread.

Mash Potato and Spices - Aloo Paratha Illustrated Recipe
Mash potato together with spices to make Aloo Paratha.

Mix Potato Filling For Aloo Paratha - Indian Flatbread Recipe
Mix potato filling to stuff aloo paratha.

Prepare Atta For Aloo Paratha - Potato Stuffed Indian Flatbread Recipe
Prepare Atta dough form making potato stuffed Indian flatbread (Aloo Paratha).

Prepare To Stuff Aloo Paratha - Potato Filled Indian Flatbread
Prepare to stuff Aloo Paratha with potato filling.

Aloo Baingan Kaddu Recipe (Curried Potato, Eggplant and Zucchini)
Aloo Baingan Kaddu is a traditional curried potatoes and eggplant recipe with a twist, using zucchini squash and colorful garden vegetables.

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

What You Need To Know Before You Read a Hukam
Before you read a Hukam, learn what you need to know about how to select a random verse from the pages of Sikhism's holy scripture Guru Granth Sahib.

Definition of Kirpan Sikh Ceremonial Short Sword
Learn the historical and ceremonial use of kirpan and how the short sword of the Sikh initiates relates to mercy and grace with examples from scripture.

Assault of Hill Rajas on Anandpur Sahib Forts 1700 A.D.
Selected to battle an armored elephant and warring Hill Rajas, Duni Chand doubted himself and fled death only to meet it hours later in another form.

History and Holiday of Bandi Chhor and Diwali -
The history and holiday of Bandi Chhor commemorate and celebrate Guru Har Govind and 52 princes freed from imprisonment during the festival of Diwali.

Martyrdom of Shaheed Bhai Udai Singh
Shaheed martyr Udai Singh and his warrior band died as they lived, bravely defending Guru Gobind Singh from treacherous Hill Rajas and Mughal enemies.

Bibi Mumtaaz and the Martyrdom of Bhai Bachittar Singh
Shaheed martyr Bachittar Singh died devotedly serving his Guru. His bravery and commitment inspired Bibi Mumtaz to live out her own life in meditation.

Biography of Bhai Bachittar Singh (1663 - 1705)
Bhai Bachittar Singh, son of Bhai Mani Singh, displayed great courage and valor during his years as a warrior fighting along side Guru Gobind Singh.

Bhai Bachittar Singh Battles Intoxicated War Elephant
With only a spear in hand, Bhai Bachittar Singh fearlessly battled an intoxicated elephant sent by warring Hill Rajas to break the gates of Fort Lohgar.

Profile of Sikh Warrior and Martyr Banda Bahadar Singh
Mystic recluse and Khalsa warrior Banda Singh Bahadar at the behest of Guru Gobind Singh, created a Khalsa empire forever breaking the Mughal Dynasty.

"Banda Singh Bahadar The Rise of Khalsa" Animated Movie DVD by Vismaad: Review - Animated Movie DVD "Banda Singh Bahadar The Rise of Khalsa"
Inspirational characters come to life in charming animation transporting viewers back through time. Experience Banda Bahadar Singh's story by Vismaad.

Spiritual Sikh Names Starting With B
Are you looking for a spiritual name? Find unique Sikh baby names with spiritual meanings for both girls and boys here that begin with B.

Top Ten Reasons to Keep Your Kes in Sikhism
Did you know that keeping kes, or all hair intact, is a key concept in Sikhism? Find out here the top ten reasons not to cut your hair.

Biography of Shaheed Bhai Mani Singh (Martyred 1737)
Do you know the circumstances of the martyrdom of Bhai Mani Singh? Find out her about the life and martyrdom of Bhai Mani Singh, a scribe in the court of of Guru Gobind Singh.

Battle of Chamkaur (1705) Martyrdom of Elder Sahibzadas
Did you know that Guru Gobind Singh’s sons and 40 warriors were martyred at the Battle of Chamkaur? Find out here how the elder Sahibzadas chose death over forced conversion.

Bhai Bidhi Chand Chhina Biography
Bhai Bidhi Chand Chhina left his occupation as thief dedicating his life to serving Fifth Guru Arjun and Sixth Guru Har Govind. He fought in along side the gurus in battle and used the skills of his former occupation to out wit the Moguls when they confiscated the Guru's horses.

Zig Zag Top Stitch and Trim the Khanda - How to Sew a Sikh Flag
Find out here how to zig zag top stitch, and trim, the Khanda of the Nishan Sahib Sikh flag.

Fix Optional Grommets to Nishan Sahib - How to Sew a Sikh Flag
Find out here how to place grommets on the Nishan Sahib Sikh flag.

Fly Nishan Sahib From a Flag Pole - How to Sew a Sikh Flag
Find out here how to fly the Nishan Sahib from a flag pole

Fold And Trim Khanda Fabric For Nishan Sahib - How to Sew a Sikh Flag
Find out here how to measure and trim fabric for sewing a Khanda to the Nishan Sahib Sikh flag.

Press Khanda Pattern Flat - How to Sew a Sikh Flag
Find out here how to make and press flat a Khanda pattern for the Nishan Sahib Sikh flag.

Pin Khanda Pattern In Place and Trace - How to Sew a Sikh Flag
Find out here how to pin and trace the Khanda pattern onto the Nishan Sahib Sikh flag.

Remove Pattern and Stitch Khanda Tracing - How to Sew a Sikh Flag
Find out here how to zig zag over Khanda tracing on the Nishan Sahib Sikh flag.

Stitch Sleeve Fabric To Nishan Sahib - How to Sew a Sikh Flag
Find out here how to stitch a sleeve fabric onto the Nishan Sahib Sikh flag.

Top Stitch Nishan Sahib - How to Sew a Sikh Flag
Find out here how to top stitch the edge of a Nishan Sahib Sikh flag.

Fold and Pin Nishan Sahib Sleeve - How to Sew a Sikh Flag
Find out here how to fold and pin fabric to make the sleeve for the Nishan Sahib Sikh flag.

Pin Nishan Sahib Sleeve Together - How to Sew a Sikh Flag
Find instructions here for creating a flag pole sleeve for the Nishan Sahib flag.

Top Stitch Nishan Sahib Sleeve - How to Sew a Sikh Flag
Find out here how to top stitch the Nishan Sahib flag pole sleeve.

DIY Nishan Sahib Illustrated Instructions - How to Sew a Sikh Flag
The Nishan Sahib Sikh flag flies at every gurdwara and is carried in all Sikh parades. Find step by step DIY instructions for how to sew the Nishan sahib.

Fold Fabric To Create Nishan Shape - How to Sew a Sikh Flag
Find out here how to fold fabric to make the Nishan Sahib Sikh flag.

Fold Panel and Trim Nishan Sahib - How to Sew a Sikh Flag
Find out here how to fold, pin and trim fabric to sew Nishan Sahib Sikh flag.

Pin Sleeve Fabric to Nishan Sahib - How to Sew a Sikh Flag
Find out here how to pin a sleeve fabric onto the Nishan Sahib Sikh flag.

Definition of Shastra - Vedic Scripture and Sikhism
What is the relationship between Shastra Vedic scripture and Sikhism scripture? Find an in depth definition of Shastra with examples of Gurbani here.

Sikhism Martyrs of the 17th Century: Gurus Era
17th century Sikhism martyrs of the Gurus Era include both Guru Arjun Dev and Guru Teg Bahadar who sacrificed their lives to uphold Sikh principles.

Sikh Martyrs: British Raj Era
Sikh regiments of the British Raj fought heroically in World Wars during colonial period. Sikh martyrs struggled to retain control of historic shrines.

Modern Day Era Martyrs of Sikhism
Modern era martyrdom includes 20th century martyrs of the Nirankari clash, victims of 1984 Sikh genocide and 21st century Oak Creek gurdwara shooting.

Operation Black Thunder II Set Up
Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and the Indian Parliament plan Operation Black Thunder II for assault on Khalistan Commandos at the Golden Temple complex.

Operation Black Thunder II Siege
By orders of DGP Kanwar Pal Singh Gill, Operation Black Thunder II commandos lays siege to the Golden Temple Complex and arrest Akal Takhat Jethadars.

Operation Black Thunder II Surrender
Operation Black Thunder II culminates after days of relentless Army gunfire in the surrender of about 200 freedom fighters and the deaths of about 46.

Morcha Guru ka Bhag Timeline
When Sikhs agitated to regain rights to cutting wood for cooking langar at Guru ka Bagh gurdwara. Authorities beat peaceful protesters senseless.

Sikh Regiments in World War One
Sikh Regiments of the British Raj served on four continents suffering heavy losses with great valor during the First World War.

Sikh Regiments World War Two
Sikh Regiments serving Allied powers in WWII received awards of gallantry. Others became revolutionaries fighting against the British for Independence.

Sikh Regiments of The British Raj
Colonial British so admired the valor of Sikhs they fought in battle that upon annexing the Sikh Empire recruited Sikh Regiments into the British Raj.

Key Characters and Political Events Timeline
A series of political events prompted Indira Gandhi, Congress, and the Indian Army to conspire in the 1894 Operation Blue Star Golden Temple invasion.

Khalistan Declaration of Independence
Khalistan military operatives give way to peaceful lobby for independent Sikh Empire and present day movement that lives in hearts and on parade banners.

Post Partition Republic of Khalistan Proposal
Post partition efforts by Sikhs to reestablish the Sikh Empire bring about the Sikh majority state of Punjab and a cry for the Republic of Khalistan.

Operation Blue Star June 8, 9, & 10, 1984 (Friday Through Sunday)
June 8, 9, & 10, 1984, Operation Blue Star survivors are flushed out, rounded up. Hundreds are killed outright, or held captive without food and water.

Operation Blue Star: May 1984
In May 1984, under the directive Operation Blue Star, Indira Gandhi sent the Indian Army to invade the Golden Temple sacred worship center of Sikhism.

Operation Blue Star: June 1, 1984 (Friday)
On June 1, 1984, snipers open fire on the Golden Temple where thousands of innocent worshiper have convened to commemorate the martyrdom of 5th Guru.

Operation Blue Star: June 2, 1984 (Saturday)
June 2, 1984, Operation Blue Star shuts down the city of Amritsar, cuts power, transportation, and communication creating a media blackout.

Operation Blue Star: June 3, 1984 (Sunday)
June 3 1984, Operation Blue Star military para commandos enforce a strict curfew in the city of Amritsar, confining thousands and killing violators.

Operation Bluestar: June 4, 1984 (Monday)
June 4, 1984, Operation Blue Star commandos blast historic shrines and destroy the Golden Temple water tower leaving worshipers without drinking water.

Operation Blue Star: June 5, 1984 (Tuesday)
June 5, 1984, Operation Blue Star surrounds the Golden Temple complex with armored tanks. Troupes attacking the Akal Takhat kill innocent worshipers.

Operation Blue Star: June 6, 1984 (Wednesday)
June 6, 1984, Operation Blue Star demolishes scriptures, structures, and historic relics. Innocent pilgrims suffer lack of food, water, and sanitation.

Operation Blue Star: June 7, 1984 (Thursday)
June 7, 1984, the Operation Blue Star invasion destroys irreplaceable artifacts, and claims innumerable casualties without sanctity of funeral rites.

Are Sikhs Muslims? - 10 Ways Sikhism Differs From Islam
Did you know that Sikhs are not Muslims? Compare 10 fundamental differences between Sikhism and Islamic religions, beliefs, practices, and worship.

5 Facts About Wisconsin Gurdwara Shooting - Oak Creek Sikh Temple Tragedy
On Sunday August 5, 2012, a peaceful Sikh temple was invaded by a lone gunmen. Find f facts about the Wisconsin gurdwara shooting victims and shooter.

Historic Timeline of Sikh Sovereignty
Historic timeline of Sikh rule in Punjab beginning with 1606 establishment of Akal Takhat by Guru Har Govind, and ending with 1849 British occupation.

Partition of Punjab: Sikh Perspective
India's Independence robs Sikhs of their homeland. Millions become refugees in the resulting chaos as Punjab is partitioned between India and Pakistan.

Khalistan Defined - Land of the Pure
Definition, related terms, phonetic spelling, and pronunciation of Khalistan, independent sovereign Sikh state and proposed promised Land of the Pure.

5 Facts About Bhai Balwant Singh Rajoana Death Sentence
Do you know about the 2012 world wide Kesri Lehar (I Pledge Orange) movement to abolish the death sentence of Balwant Singh Rajoana? Find five facts about the Bhai Rajoana case here.

Panj Pyare: The Five Beloved of Sikh History 1699
The original five beloved Panj Pyare played a vital role in the shaping Sikh history and defining Sikhism. Find out more about them here.

Sikh - Definition of Sikh - Spiritual Seeker
Did you know that it is blasphemous to refer to a follower of the Sikh faith as

Stockton Annual Vaisakhi Day Parade
Sikhs gather on Vaisakhi Day at Stockton Gurdwara to participate in the annual nagar kirtan procession commemorating creation of Khalsa by Tenth Guru.

Heading Home From 2014 Stockton Vaisakhi Day Parade
Vaisakhi parade shuttle service is an important seva providing rides to off site parking, making more room for langar and vendor booths at the gurdwara.

Stockton Vaisakhi Day Parade Gatka Troupe
Twirling chakars and rousing displays of martial art skills are demonstrated by daring members of the Vaisakhi parade Northern California Gatka troupe.

Stockton Gurdwara Vaisakhi Day Langar
Vaisakhi Day langar booths at Stockton gurdwara feature an array of festive free foods offering a taste sensation celebration of tantalizing treats.

Vaisakhi Day Vendors
Hard to find imported items, required articles of faith, prayer books and kirtan CDs are among the specialties offered by Stockton Vaisakhi Day vendors.

Stockton Vaisakhi Parade Street Sweepers
A water truck and barefoot street sweepers prepare the way for the float bearing Guru Granth Sahib along the annual Stockton Vaisakhi Day Parade route.

Vaisakhi Day Floats Return to Stockton Gurdwara
The Vaisakhi Day parade float carrying Guru Granth Sahib returns to the Stockton Gurdwara where the scripture will be ceremoniously closed and removed.

Float With Guru Granth Sahib at Stockton Vaisikhi Day Parade
The Stockton Vaisakhi Day parade float carrying Guru Granth Sahib is adorned with embroidered Gurmukhi scripture and bedecked with ornamental flowers.

Gatka Shastar Weaponry Display
Traditional shastar weaponry exhibited during the Stockton Vaisakhi Day Parade includes an authentic arsenal of armaments including swords and shields.

Panj Pyare at Stockton Vaisakhi Parade
Five Beloved Panj Pyare walk at the head of the Vaisakhi annual Sikh parade in Stockton California representing the original administrators of Amrit.

What Do Sikhs Believe About the Afterlife?
What is the Sikh belief about what happens when the body dies? Find out here what Sikhism teaches about the afterlife.

Definition of Panth - Spiritual Path of Sikh Society
Find in depth definitions, phonetic spelling and pronunciation of Panth, and examples of Sikh society and spiritual path of the Khalsa commonwealth.

Vaisakhi Hymn "Khalsa Mahima" In Praise of Khalsa - Guru Gobind Singh's Composition The Status of Khalsa "Khalsa da Martaba"
Did you know that Guru Gobind Singh so loved the Khalsa the he wrote the hymn

Holiday of Vaisakhi - Anniversary of Khalsa
Did you know that Vasakhi Day commemorates the anniversary of the first Sikh baptism? Find out here how the Khalsa initiation holiday is celebrated.

Raga Kirtan by Gurmat Gian Group: Review - Spiritual Theme CD's
Find resources for raga kirtan CD recordings sung in classic style featuring spiritual themes of divine love, spiritual healing, and praise of the beloved.

Is Easter a Good Idea for Sikhs?
Did you know that Easter celebrates Christ rising from the dead, but originated with pagan fertility rites and often is celebrated on Vaisakhi Day?

Gao / Gain - Definition of Gao / Gain - Sing / Singing
What is the meaning of Sikhism term Gaao / Gaain? Find in-depth definitions including pronunciation, spelling, and examples from Gurbani scripture here.

Raga - Definition of Raag - Melodious Hue
What is the meaning of Sikhism term Raag and Raga? Find in-depth definition, explanation, phonetic pronunciation, spelling, and examples of scripture.

Bhagat - Definition of Bhagat - Devotee
What is the meaning of Sikhism terms Bhagat and Bhagti? Find in depth definitions, phonetic pronunciation, spellings,and examples from scripture here.

Taal - Definition of Taal - Rhythmic Beat
What is the meaning of Sikhism term Taal? Find an in-depth definition with taal structures and examples from Gurbani scripture here.

Free October 2014 Sikhism Events Gurpurab Calendar
Find a free Sikhism events desktop October 2014 calendar with historic gurpurab dates and corresponding historical facts here.

Free September 2014 Sikhism Events Gurpurab Calendar
Find a free Sikhism events desktop September 2014 calendar with historic gurpurab dates and events here.

Nanakshahi Months According to Guru Nanak Dev
Discover spiritual insights into the 12 Nanakshahi months and seasons of the soul according to Gurbani of First Guru Nanak Dev.

Nanakshahi Months According to Guru Nanak Dev
Discover spiritual insights into the 12 Nanakshahi months and seasons of the soul according to Gurbani of First Guru Nanak Dev.

Important Factors in the Imprisonment and Death of Guru Arjun Dev
Who were the 5 key characters responsible for the martyrdom of the 5th Guru. Find out who they were here along with important factors which contributed to the imprisonment, and death, of Guru Arjun Dev.

Gurbani Kirtan CD Reviews and Resources - Sikhism Sacred Hymn Recordings
Find resources for Gurbani kirtan Audio CD albums recorded by top performers who specialize in the sublime sounds of raag, naad yoga, and an exquisite extravaganza fusion of East meets West.

Paath - Definition of Paath - Devotional Reading
What is the meaning of Sikhism Term Paath? Find in depth definitions and examples from scripture here.

Watch Sikhism Movies Online - Online Sikhism Movie Resources
Did you know that you can watch Sikhism movies on line? Find resources here for online Sikhism movies.

DVDs, Film and Theater
Are you looking for DVD recordings of animated movies, learning aids, films about Sikh history, or theatrical performances? Find reviews and resources here.

5 Ways to Play the Punjabble Game for 1 or More Players
5 ways to play Punjabble enables single, or multiple players, of every age, and ability, to enjoy learning fun with Gurmukhi cross word letter tiles.

Sikhism Games and Puzzles
Sikhism Games and Puzzles

Prem Prashad Heart Shape Butter Cookie Recipe - How to Bake Easy Heart Shaped Shortbread Cookie
Prem Prashad Heart Shape Butter Cookies are made with the spiritual flavor of divine love. Find out here how to bake Prem Prashad Heart Shape shortbread cookies with this quick and easy recipe.

Gupt - Definition of Gupt - Incognito
What is the Meaning of Sikhism Term Gupt? Find and in-depth definition with supporting examples from scripture.

Raita Spiced Yogurt Traditional Langar Bibek Recipe
Raita spiced yogurt is a delicious dip for Indian flatbread like chapati, paratha and roti. Serve along side black bean daal, vegetable sabji, or rice.

The Sikh Way of Life and the Guru's Teachings
Did you know that Sikhs have a standard of living according to gurmat principles. Find out about the Sikh way of life and code of conduct based on the guru's teachings here.

Devotional Dhal, Legumes, Lentils, Peas, and Beans Recipe Collection
Beans, lentils, and peas are ingredients of traditional langar. Devotional daal recipe collection features humble legumes simmered in sumptuous sauces.

Desi Ghee Bibek Biscuit Recipe
Desi ghee biscuits taste great with daal, chole and rajma, have texture similar to patoora, but are quick and easy to bake when you are in a hurry.

Popular Potato Recipe Collection (Bibek Aloo Langar)
If you love potatoes you will want to try these delectable langar recipes featuring Aloo flavored with the exotic spices of India.

Indian Classical Raag Musical Instruments
Did you know that string instruments date back to the origins of Sikhism? Find resources here for traditional Indian musical instruments such as the Dilruba, Esraj, Rabab Rebab, Rebek, Sarangi, Sarod, Sitar, Tanpuara, Taus Peacock, and where to purchase.

Definition of Gurbani - Guru's Word
What is the Meaning of Sikhism Term Gurbani? Find in-depth definition, including spellings, pronunciation, and examples from Gurbani scripture.

Baja or Vaja - Definition of Baja or Vaja - Instrument
What is the meaning of Sikhism term Baja or Vaja? Find an in-depth definition including pronunciation, spelling, and examples from Gurbani scripture.

10 Free Plans to Read Guru Granth Sahib in Under a Year
Read the entire scripture of Guru Granth Sahib in under a year on your own personal schedule using one of these 10 free daily devotional reading plans.

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

Spiritual Sikh Baby Names Starting With T
Are you looking for a spiritual name? Find unique Sikh baby names with spiritual meanings for both girls and boys here that begin with T.

Sikh Baby Names Beginning With K - Sikhism Name Meanings
Are you looking for a spiritual name? Find unique Sikh baby names with spiritual meanings for both girls and boys here that begin with K.

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

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

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

Top Ten Sikh Beliefs - The Tenets of Sikhism
What are the top 10 Sikh beliefs? Find an overview of Sikhism basics for beginners here.

Spiritual Sikh Baby Names Starting With R
Are you looking for a spiritual name? Find Sikh baby names for girls or boys here that begin with R.

Sikhism Gurus and Historical Figures
Historical figures of Sikhism include 10 gurus, important leaders, influential women, valiant warriors, illustrious martyrs, and treacherous villains.

What Do Sikhs Believe About God and Creation?
What is the Sikhism belief about the role of God in creation? Find out here about the Sikh concept of the origin of the universe.

Ik Onkar Definition
Ik Onkar means One God. Sikhism.

The Historical Basis of the Sikhism Code of Conduct
10th Guru Gobind Singh wrote to Sikhs urging them to become initiated by the sword. His letters are considered to be the basis of the code of conduct.

Bhagat Ravidas 15th Century Poet (1376 AD - 1540 AD)
Legends blurred with discrepancies about the life of 15th century poet Bhagat Ravidas offer multiple possibilities regarding names, dates, and places.

Amrit, the Sikh Baptism Ceremony
This Khalsa initiation ceremony about rebirth takes place in a clean and secluded location at any chosen time. Here's a complete overview of the steps.

Sikh Prayer "Poota Mata Kee Asees": A Mother's Blessing
Sikh Prayer, Sikhism.

Shabad to Dispel the Evil Eye "Tant Mant Neh Johi"
The shabad to dispel the evil eye

Avoid 5 Kinds of Corruption in Sikh Politics of Punjab
Bhai Baldeep Singh of the Sikh Majority Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) of Punjab gives examples of political corruption and solutions to maintaining integrity.

All About the Birth of Guru Nanak - Origins of First Guru
When is Guru Nanak's birthday and where was he born? The origins of the 1st Sikh guru are obscured by historic tradition and revolving calendar dates.

What Is Your Lucky Number?
waheguru, lucky number. Sikhism.

Love and Romance in Sikhism
Arranged marriage is very much the norm in Sikhism. Dating is discouraged and premarital relations are forbidden by the Sikh code of conduct. Romance between

Making Time to Read Gurbani Daily


How Do Sikhs Worship in the Gurdwara?
How Do Sikhs Worship in the Gurdwara?

Sikh Funeral Hymns, Prayers, and Verses - Sikh Funerals
Sikhism hymns, prayers, and verses offer solace and consolation for the bereaved likening merging of soul with creator to light blending with light.

Sikh Funeral Hymns and Prayers - Sikhism Funeral Verses
Hymns and Prayers are an important part of the Sikh Funeral. Find verses of consolation here.

Shabad Affirming Healing "Sagalae Rog Bidaarae"
Shabad

"My Guru's Blessings" Sikh Comics Collection: Review
Young children learn how to personally connect with Waheguru when read the Satkar Kids Series stories and prayers with Gurbani quotes in simple language featured in the Sikh Comics collection

Sikh Shabad for Healing: "Simar Simar Kattae Sabh Rog"
The soothing shabad

Sikhism Healing Hymn: "Mera Bad Guru Govinda"
Have you experienced healing when meditating on the shabads of Gurbani? Find the Sikhism hymn here written by Guru Arjun Dev

Illustrated Satkar Kids Series Books 1 - 7 Synopsis
A synopsis of topics in both English and Punjabi presented in each of

"My Guru's Blessings" Book 2: Review
Riveting review of a child's rapt reaction and real time interaction with Satkar Kids series

Ginger Beet Cauliflower With Pumpkin Seed & Green Chili
The rich colors of beets, carrots, pumpkin seeds and green chillies make zesty delicious, healthy raw food cauliflower salad perfect for your holiday.

Carve a Lion Jack O Lantern Illustrated - Illustrated Lion Jack O Lantern Sikhi Style
Carve a Lion Jack O Lantern and put in on your porch, or in your window to light up the night.

Carve a Lion Jack O Lantern Illustrated - Illustrated Lion Jack O Lantern Sikhi Style
Carve a Sikh style Lion Jack O Lantern. Just follow these easy illustrated instructions on how to use the tools in a pumpkin carving kit.

Carve a Lion Jack O Lantern Illustrated
Carve a Sikh style Lion Jack O Lantern using these pumpkin carving tools just follow these easy illustrated instructions and light up your night.

Carve a Lion Jack O Lantern Illustrated
Carve a Sikh style Lion Jack O Lantern and light up your night. Just follow these easy illustrated instructions on how to make a lion pattern.

Carve a Lion Jack O Lantern Illustrated
Carve a Sikh style Lion Jack O Lantern and light up your night. Just follow these easy illustrated instructions on how to mark a lion pattern on your pumpkin.

Carve a Lion Jack O Lantern Illustrated
Carve a Sikh style Lion Jack O Lantern to light up your night. Just follow these easy illustrated instructions on how to carve a lid for your pumpkin.

Carve a Lion Jack O Lantern Illustrated
Carve a Sikh style Lion Jack O Lantern to light up your night. Just follow these illustrated instructions on how to remove the lid from your pumpkin.

Carve a Lion Jack O Lantern Illustrated
Carve a Sikh style Lion Jack O Lantern. Just follow these easy illustrated instructions on how to scoop strings from your pumpkin lid.

Carve a Lion Jack O Lantern Illustrated - Illustrated Lion Jack O Lantern Sikhi Style
Carve a Sikh style Lion Jack O Lantern. Just follow these easy illustrated instructions on how to scoop seeds out of your pumpkin.

Carve a Lion Jack O Lantern Illustrated - Illustrated Lion Jack O Lantern Sikhi Style
Save the seeds for roasting when you carve a Lion Jack O Lantern.

Dry the Pumpkin Seeds To Roast - Illustrated Recipe
Dry your pumpkin seeds before roasting.

Spread the Curried Pumpkin Seeds On a Baking Sheet
Spread seasoned pumpkin seeds on pan to roast.

Select a Pumpkin - Roasting Pumpkin Seeds Illustrated
Select a pumpkin for freshly roasted seeds.

Remove the Seeds From the Pumpkin - Illustrated Recipe
Remove the seeds from your pumpkin for roasting.

Clean the Pumpkin Seeds - Illustrated Recipe
Clean the seeds of your pumpkin for roasting.

Season the Pumpkin Seeds With Curry Powder
Season your pumpkin seeds before roasting.

Rinse the Pumpkin Seeds - Illustrated Recipe
Rinse your pumpkin seeds before roasting.

Sant - Definition of Sant - Saint
The definition of Sant is saint. Find out more about the qualities of a Sikh Sant here.

Amritvela - Definition of Amritvela - Instance of Immortality
In Sikhism, Amritvela refers to an instance of immortality. Find an in-depth definition with supportive quotes from scripture here.

Creating Sacred Space in Sikhism - Top 5 Reasons to Have a Meditation Room
Did you know that meditation is a daily part of the Sikh life style? Find out the top 5 reasons for making a meditation room to create sacred space in your home.

Gurmukh and Gursikh - Pious Persons vs. Manmukh - Self Orinted
Gurmukh, or Gursikh, is a pious person who lives in accordance with the Guru's will and instruction, while the Manmukh lives in spiritual ignorance.

I Love Your Turban Hashtag Stickers and Decals by GoSikh
Looking for a unique gift with a playful Sikhism theme? Hashtag #loveyourturban stickers, bumper stickers and decals are meant to be re-gifted.

Gurbani Kirtan CD's by Gurmat Gian Group - Devotional Hymns
Meet the permanent and former members of Gurmat Gian Group. Find resources for their individual CD recordings of shabads sung in classic raag featuring hymns for all occasions.

What Are Mala Rosary Prayer Beads in Sikhism?
Mala, rosary prayer beads. Sikhism.

The Quiet Temple - Majesty of El Sobrante Gurdwara
The Quiet Temple is an original short story submitted by an About.com member describing the majesty of El Sobrante Gurdwara down to the minutest detail.

Siri Guru Granth Sahib 5 Volume Set: Review - English Translation by Dr. Sant Singh Khalsa
Find review here of the 5 volume set,

Aloo Palak Recipe - Curried Potatoes and Mixed Greens
Do you like all kinds of Indian food? Find a langar recipe here for Aloo Palak, delicious curried potatoes prepared with mixed greens.

Almond Coconut Granola Homemade Breakfast Cereal Recipe
This bibek recipe for homemade crisp flaky almond coconut granola is an easy to prepare delicious vegan breakfast cereal that can be eaten still warm.

Purify Your Body and Meditative Mind With Infused Water
Infused water is a healthy alternative to soda. Drinking infused water helps to purify your body and clarify your mind for morning meditation.

Journey With the Gurus (Vol 1) Retold By Inni Kaur: Review
Do you like reading stories of the Gurus? Find the review here of

1978 Akhand Kirtan Jatha Nirankari Clash - Shaheed Bhai Fauja Singh
On Vaisakhi Day 1978, during a peaceful protest 13 Singhs became Shaheed martyrs when attacked by the blasphemous Nirankari Sect, who were aided by Indian police.

Are Sikhs Ever Allowed to be Naked? - Does the Sikhism Dress Code Allow Nudity?
Are Sikhs ever permitted to go naked? Find out here.

Blog
Blog. Sikhism.

Historic Gurdwaras and Ancient Sikh Shrines
Did you know that ancient gurdwaras commemorative events in the lives of the ten gurus? Find the historic gurdwaras and sacred shrines which commemorate sacred events and mark the holy places of Sikhism here.

Are Kirpans OK When Flying? New TSA Regulations
Are Kirpans OK When Flying? New TSA Regulations

Joti Jot Guru Nanak Dev Ji: First Sikh Guru's Death
Did you know that joti jot is the Sikh concept of dying? Find out about about the death of Guru Nanak here.

Sikhism Dietary Law: Gurbani on Eating Meat
What does Gurbani say about dietary law and eating meat? Is eating meat OK in Sikhism? Find out what the holy scripture Guru Granth Sahib says about eating meat here.

Free January 2014 Sikhism Events Calendar
Find a free Sikhism events desktop January 2014 calendar with historic gurpurab dates here.

Akal - Definition of Akal - Undying
Find information here for Akal, Akali, Akal Moort, Akal Purkh, Akhal Takhat and Sat Siri Akal.

Sikh Wedding Ceremony and Marriage Customs
Are you wondering about Sikh matrimonial customs, Find out all about the Anand Karaj, the Sikh marriage ceremony and Lavan wedding hymns, Sikh matrimonial rites, dos and don'ts, including love and romance, arranged marriage, child brides and widow remarriage here.

Did Guru Gobind Singh Have More Than One Wife?
Did Guru Gobind Singh have one wife, or three? Find out here how oral and written history indicates that he married three wives, but modern historians feel that customs have been misinterpreted, and that he only married once.

Prithi Chand Sodhi (1558 - 1618) - Brother of Fifth Guru Arjun Dev
Did you know that Prithi Chand the elder brother of Guru Arjun Dev resented being passed over and plotted with the Mughals? Find out more about his sinister schemes here.

Amritvela Cheat Sheet (Jaap Naam Meditation)
Check out the Amritvela cheat sheet that encourages soul brides to become warriors who battle sleep to meditate before the sun rises. Find five early morning meditation tricks here.

Is There a Conspiracy to Rewrite Sikh History? - Historical Distortion in Sikhism
Is there an ongoing conspiracy to distort Sikh history? Find out here what attempts have been made to rewrite the history of Sikhism.

"Goodnight Guru" Bedtime Story Book by Manjot Singh: Review
Tender words touch the heart as they lull little ones to sleep with magical images of gurdwaras, gurus, martyrs and saints in this childlike Ardas

Turn the Pothi Pouch for the Sikh Prayer Book Right Side Out - Illustrated Instructions for Sewing a Sikh Prayer Book Pothi Pouch
Turn the Pothi Pouch for the Sikh Prayer Book Right Side Out - Illustrated Instructions for Sewing a Sikh Prayer Book Pothi Pouch

Measure Fabric for Sikh Prayer Book Pothi Pouch - DIY Illustrated Instructions for Sewing a Sikh Prayer Book Pothi Pouch
Measure Fabric for Sikh Prayer Book Pothi Pouch - DIY Illustrated Instructions for Sewing a Sikh Prayer Book Pothi Pouch

Lay the Hemmed Pothi Pouch Fabric Flat - DIY Illustrated Instructions for Sewing a Sikh Prayer Book Pothi Pouch
Lay the Hemmed Pothi Pouch Fabric Flat - DIY Illustrated Instructions for Sewing a Sikh Prayer Book Pothi Pouch

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

Remove Portable Altar and Cushion From Storage Bag - How to Set Up a Sacred Space for Sikh Scriptures - Part 2
Remove Portable Altar and Cushion From Storage Bag - How to Set Up a Sacred Space for Sikh Scriptures - Part 2

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

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

Portable Altar in Upright Position - How to Set Up a Sacred Space for Sikh Scriptures - Part 1
Portable Altar in Upright Position - How to Set Up a Sacred Space for Sikh Scriptures - Part 1

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

Portable Altar Spindle and Slot - How to Set Up a Sacred Space for Sikh Scriptures - Part 1
Portable Altar Spindle and Slot - How to Set Up a Sacred Space for Sikh Scriptures - Part 1

Portable Altar Spindles in Place - How to Set Up a Sacred Space for Sikh Scriptures - Part 1
Portable Altar Spindles in Place - How to Set Up a Sacred Space for Sikh Scriptures - Part 1

Seva - Mopping the Gurudwara Floors
Seva - Selfless Service - Mopping the Gurudwara Floors

Seva - Distributing Napkins
Seva - Selfless Service - Distributing Napkins

Seva - Serving Prashad to Worshipers
Seva - Selfless Service - Serving Prashad to Worshipers

Historical Gurdwaras of Chamkaur - Chamkaur Historic Shrines
Did you know that Chamkuar has six historic shrines? Read here about gurdwaras commemorating famous battles and the martyrdom of Guru Gobinds Singh's elder sons.

"The Warrior Princess" Series: Review - Illustrated Story Books by Harmeet Singh
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Classical Indian Musical Instrument Resources - Traditional Kirtan Instruments
Traditional instruments such as Tabla drums, Harmonium pump organs, Kartal cymbals, and various stringed instruments used for performing kirtan can be difficult to find in American and European music stores. Find online resources here.

"Guru Nanak" by Sikh Comics Volumes 1 Through 5 - "The First Sikh Guru" Must Have Graphic Novel Series by Daljit Singh


Bibek Brownie Cake Rawfood Recipe - Rich Raw Chocolatey Goodness
Rich chocolaty no bake Bibek Brownie Cake is made with all raw, guilt free, ingredients and takes only minutes to make.

Raj Academy Raga Kirtan CDs: Review - Professor Surinder Singh
Find classic raga kirtan CDs here featuring Professor Surinder Singh of Raj Academy and the Naad Yoga Council.

"Tapping Into God" by Debbie Belmessieri: Review - "Tapping Into God Experiencing the Spiritual Spectrum: A Review
Debbie Belmessieri’s book

"When Anger Hurts" by Matthew McCay Ph.D: Review - "Quieting the Storm Within" - Anger Management Book Review: "When Anger Hurts"
Did you know that anger (krodh) is one of five evils, and the voice of ego? If the voice of anger plagues you, or your family, turn down its volume with anger management book,

SikhiStore Knee Length Kachera: Review - SikhiStore Personal Undergarment
Did you know that the kachera personal undergarment is required wear for all Sikhs? SikhiStore.com offers a comfortable knee length Kachera in their online shop. Find out here where to order.

SikhiStore White Mal Mal Turban: Review - SikhiStore Five Meter Mal Mal Dastar
Did you know that a turban is required for all Sikh men? Sikhistore.com offers a high quality Mal Mal Dastar, a lightweight, loose weave, turban material. Find out where to order here.

SikhiStore Sarbloh Spoon: Review - SikhiStore 7" All Iron Spoon
Have you been wanting an all iron spoon but didn't know where to obtain one? SikhiStore.com offers a beautiful 6

Naad - Definition of Naad - Sound Resonance
Naad is the resonance of sound.

Sadhana - Definition of Sadhana - Discipline
Sadhana, a discipline. Sikhism.

Preparation For Reading Guru Granth Sahib - Akhand Paath Sadharan Paath and Sehaj Paath Ceremonial Protocol for Reading Entire Guru Granth Sahib
Find out here how to prepare for reading the entire scripture of Guru Granth Sahib. Page 3.

Paath Ceremony Langar - Akhand Paath Sadharan Paath and Sahej Paath Ceremonial Protocol for Reading Entire Guru Granth Sahib
Did you know that langar is part of Akhand Paath ceremony? Find out more here. Page 7.

Arambh (Commencement Ceremony) - Akhand Paath Sadharan Paath and Sahej Paath Ceremonial Protocol for Reading Entire Guru Granth Sahib
Find out here how to conduct the commencement ceremony of reading the entire scripture of Guru Granth Sahib. Page 4.

Optional Madh (Middle Ceremony) - Akhand Paath Sadharan Paath and Sahej Paath Ceremonial Protocol for Reading Entire Guru Granth Sahib
Reaching the half way point when reading the entire Guru Granth Sahib is an occasion for celebrating. Find out here how it's done. Page 5.

Bhog (Conclusion Ceremony) - Akhand Paath Sadharan Paath and Sahej Paath Ceremonial Protocol for Reading Guru Granth Sahib
The completion of reading the entire Guru Granth Sahib is a joyous occasion. Find out her how it's celebrated. Page 6.

Akhand Paath Sadharan Paath and Sahej Paath Ceremony Protocols - Ceremonial Protocol for Reading Entire Guru Granth
Did you know The Sikh code of conduct outlines a specific protocol to follow when reading the entire scripture of Guru Granth Sahib, alone or with a team. Find out here all about the ceremonies involved.

Appropriate Hymns and Kirtan For Paath Ceremonies - Akhand Paath Sadharan Paath and Sahej Paath Ceremonial Protocol for Reading Entire Guru Granth Sahib
Singing appropriate hymns is common for kirtan performed during commencement and conclusion ceremonies when reading the entire Guru Granth Sahib. Page 2.

Bhagat Namdev (1270-1350) - Author Of Sikh Scripture
Find out here about the life and compositions of Bhagat Nam Dev, a 13th century saint whose writings are included in Sikhism's holy scripture Gur Granth Sahib.

Assassination of Guru Gobind Singh – Inauguration of Guru Granth -
Find out hereabout about the circumstances surrounding the assassination, and death, of Tenth Guru Gobind Singh, and the inauguration ceremony of the holy scripture Guru Granth.

What is the Significance of Raag in Gurbani? - What is the Significance of Raag in Guru Granth Sahib?
Did you know that hymns of the Sikh scripture are written in Indian music system of classical raag? What is raag? How many ragas have been used in Gurbani? What is the significance of raag which appear in Guru Granth Sahib? Find out here.

What Does Gurbani Say About the Meditative Mind? - What Does it Mean to Be Absorbed in Meditation?
What does it mean to be fixed in meditation? Find out here what Bhagat Namdev writes about the mind absorbed in naam.

Kirtan Online - Downloads and Radio Broadcast
This resource for downloads and radio broadcasts offers a wide variety of styles, and artists, singing kirtan, the divine hymns of the Sikhs.

Sikhism Blogs
Here are Sikhism Blogs you may enjoy.

DIY Sikhism Gift Ideas and Resources
Do-It-Yourself tips on how to create hard to find specialty for Sikh worship and ceremonial items like prayer book covers, a portable altar and furnishings, and more for that perfect gift with a special personal touch that comes only with homemade.

Edible Gifts and Sikhism Recipe Resources
Edible Gifts and Sikhism Recipe Resources

Turbans, Clothing & Accessories
Turbans, Clothing & Accessories. Sikhism.

Learn to Read Gurmukhi and Gurbani Online Resources
Online audio and visual aids for Gurmukhi alphabet and the five daily Sikh prayers of Nitnem

Sikhism - Basics
Sikhism, Basics, The Sikh Gurus, Sikh Scripture and Texts

Khanda Insignia Gallery - Khalsa Crest, the Sikh Coat of Arms Emblem Gallery - Tinsel Wreath Khanda
Artistic expressions display the Khanda insignia or Khalsa Crest, in this gallery of the Sikh Coat of Arms emblem. Page 2.

Read Guru Granth, the Scripture Online - Research Sikh Scriptures
Research Sikh scriptures. Read the original Gurmukhi script, Romanized version and English translations, of Guru Granth found in these online sources..

Definition of Sikhism Terms Beginning With P - Sikhism Glossary P
These are brief definitions of Sikhism terms beginning with P. 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.

Personality Profiles of Sikh Celebrities - Sikh Celebrities From Around the World
Read about Sikhs who've made it to the top wearing turbans. Meet USA flight instructor Arpinder Kaur, India's Prime Minister ManMohan Singh, English cricketer Monty Panesar, Hollywood actor Waris Ahluwalia, ninety-something marathon runner Fauja Singh, a model of American success Ravi Singh, and performing artist Rabbi Shergill.

Fundamentals of Sikhism
A deeper look at fundamentals of the Sikh faith.

Gurdwara Resources -
Gurdwara Resources include radio programs, a worldwide directory, and cultural awareness services.

Guru Gobind Singh - Tenth Guru of the Sikhs
How and when was the 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.

Guru Nanak
Did you know that Guru Nanak's father scolded him repeatedly for causing trouble? Find out why, and what the neighbors thought by reading his adventures, his travels, and how he became Guru.

Guru Nanak's Birthplace and Celebrations - Guru Nanak's Birthday
When is Guru Nanak's birthday? What did his midwife say? What did the astrologer predict? Indepth answers about his family, his birth, birthplace, and birthday celebrations.

Ten Gurus - The Individual Gurus of Sikh History
Would you like to learn about the individual gurus of Sikh history? Read stories and facts, about each of ten gurus of Sikh history: Nanak Dev, Angad Dev, Amar Das, Raam Das, Arjan Dev, Har Gobind, Har Rai, Har Krishan, Tegh Bahudur, and Gobind Singh.

Introduction to Sikhism - What is Sikhism?
What is Sikhism? If you are new to Sikhism you may find many of the answers to your questions in this Introduction to the Sikh faith and people.

Langar - the Guru's Free Kitchen
Would you like to see what goes on in the Guru's free kitchen? Take a look behind the scenes.

Guru Nanak the Herdboy - Miraculous Events of Guru Nanak's Childhood
Miraculous events of Guru Nanak's early childhood experiences as a grazer.

Sikhism Holidays - Nagar Kirtan, Gurpurab and other Sikh Holidays.
Sikhism Holidays - Nagar Kirtan, Gurpurab and other Sikh Holidays.

Sikhism Holidays - Nagar Kirtan, Gurpurab and other Sikh Holidays.
Commemorative occasions observed by Sikhs are celebrated by singing hymns and marching in festive parades. The holidays usually mark an event such as the birth or death of a Sikh guru or martyr.

Sikh Hymns for Hard Times - Sikh Hymns to Uplift the Soul
Are you looking for Sikh hymns and prayers to help you through hard times? Find verses here to inspire, uplift, and illuminate even your darkest hours.

Sikhism Beliefs Q & A
Are you a newcomer with questions about Sikhism? Find the answers you are looking for here.

The Birth of Guru Nanak
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 the story of his birth, find out the details and learn about ancient calendars here.

The Gurdwara Illustrated
Did you know that Sikhs sit on the floor during a worship service with men on one side and women on the other? Visit the gurdwara.

The Sacred Scripture Of Guru Granth
Did you know that Sikhs revere their scripture as their Guru? Find out what needs to be done in order to properly care for the sacred text of the Guru Granth.

Why the Turban Is Important to Sikhs - The Sikh Turban
Are you curious about the significance of the Sikh turban? Find out why the turban is so important to Sikhs. If you wear a turban and are planning to fly this is where to find out about airport security and your civil rights.

The Ten Gurus of Sikh History - The Ten Gurus of Sikhism
The ten gurus, Nanak Dev, Angad Dev, Amar Das, Raam Das, Arjan Dev, Har Gobind, Har Rai, Har Krishan, Tegh Bahudur, and Gobind Singh, each influenced the ideology of Sikhism. Here is information about their contributions, important dates, their families, and stories about their lives.

Worshiping in the Gurdwara
Find out what to expect when you visit the Gurdwara, and how the Sikh worship service is conducted.