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January
2022

Dr. Ganda Singh

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Dr. Ganda Singh (15 Nov 1900- 27 Dec 1987) was born in Haryana, Panjab. He was an astute and reputable historian and researcher who received many awards and acknowledgments for his scholarly contributions.

Dr. Ganda Singh (15 Nov 1900- 27 Dec 1987) was born in Haryana, Panjab. He was an astute and reputable historian and researcher who received many awards and acknowledgments for his scholarly contributions.

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Sojhi

Sojhi creates a connection to Sikhi for kids. Engaging content, as well as downloadable resources and K-12 curriculum.

Sidak

A leadership program for young adults, Sidak promises connection and transformation through exploration of Sikhi.

State of the Panth Report

Our research reports on Sikh matters, surveying self-identified Sikhs and providing perspectives rooted in Gurmat.

Guru Granth Sahib Project

The world can now build a deeper connection to Sabad. Begin exploring the Guru Granth Sahib like never before.

Illuminating Every Path

In an unprecedented era of change and uncertainty, we’re creating new modes of engaging with the wisdom and light of Sikhi.

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Saturday
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29
January
2022

Dan: Sikhi & Giving

Sikh Research Institute (SikhRI) has released its eighth report in the State of the Panth series titled Dan: Sikhi & Giving, exploring what it means to give in a Sikh context, how giving is understood throughout Sikh history, and how it is understood by Sikhs today.

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Saturday
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12
February
2022

Love, Devotion & I

Love is understood as an intense feeling or emotion of deep affection, attachment, commitment, and sacrifice. 

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Saturday
,
29
January
2022

Dan: Sikhi & Giving

Sikh Research Institute (SikhRI) has released its eighth report in the State of the Panth series titled Dan: Sikhi & Giving, exploring what it means to give in a Sikh context, how giving is understood throughout Sikh history, and how it is understood by Sikhs today.

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Saturday
,
29
January
2022

Dan: Sikhi & Giving

Sikh Research Institute (SikhRI) has released its eighth report in the State of the Panth series titled Dan: Sikhi & Giving, exploring what it means to give in a Sikh context, how giving is understood throughout Sikh history, and how it is understood by Sikhs today.

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Saturday
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12
February
2022

Love, Devotion & I

Love is understood as an intense feeling or emotion of deep affection, attachment, commitment, and sacrifice. 

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Thursday
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20
January
2022

Guru Teghbahadar Sahib in Rag Jaijavanti & Rag Basant - The Guru Granth Sahib Project

The Guru Granth Sahib Project is pleased to launch the annotation of nine Sabads (Infinite-Wisdom) of Guru Teghbahadar Sahib. Four Sabads are in Rag Jaijavanti (a musical mode), and five are in Rag Basant. Rag Jaijavanti evokes the feeling of profoundness and compassion. Rag Basant is associated with joy, excitement, and cheerfulness.

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Thursday
,
20
January
2022

Guru Teghbahadar Sahib in Rag Jaijavanti & Rag Basant - The Guru Granth Sahib Project

The Guru Granth Sahib Project is pleased to launch the annotation of nine Sabads (Infinite-Wisdom) of Guru Teghbahadar Sahib. Four Sabads are in Rag Jaijavanti (a musical mode), and five are in Rag Basant. Rag Jaijavanti evokes the feeling of profoundness and compassion. Rag Basant is associated with joy, excitement, and cheerfulness.

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Friday
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14
January
2022

What does it mean to give? – State of the Panth Report #8

As the world becomes more interconnected, we understand how some have an abundance of monetary wealth, and others do not, and the more we understand the various needs unaddressed in our backyards and abroad. People want to give. People need to give. But do we understand what it means to give? This report aims to understand and explore what it means to give in a Sikh context, how giving is conceptualized and understood through Sikh history, and how it is understood and practiced today. The report analyzes ideas conveyed in the Nam-Dan-Isnan (Identifying-Giving-Cleansing) doctrine from a Gurmat (or Guru’s Way) perspective, as inferred from Bani (wisdom), Tavarikh (history), and Rahit (lifestyle).

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Thursday
,
20
January
2022

Guru Teghbahadar Sahib in Rag Jaijavanti & Rag Basant - The Guru Granth Sahib Project

The Guru Granth Sahib Project is pleased to launch the annotation of nine Sabads (Infinite-Wisdom) of Guru Teghbahadar Sahib. Four Sabads are in Rag Jaijavanti (a musical mode), and five are in Rag Basant. Rag Jaijavanti evokes the feeling of profoundness and compassion. Rag Basant is associated with joy, excitement, and cheerfulness.

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Saturday
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15
January
2022

Barah Maha: Magh

The eleventh month of Barah Maha is Magh, corresponding to the months of mid-January to mid-February. The extreme winter is concluding, and preparation for the upcoming month is commencing. When the coldness leaves, it provides the opportunity to bud. The potential was there, it was just frozen, and now as the weather warms up, the flourishing can happen. In paying more attention to the Guru’s advice, the human-bride, the seeker begins going within and realizes the pilgrimage of IkOankar to be within the heart. This is where, effortlessly or habitually, that state of sahaj develops, and the seeker embraces even more qualities of the One. Her inner being has been transformed into a pilgrimage site, home to her reflection of the Divine virtues. Join the human-bride in her quest for true bliss.

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Friday
,
14
January
2022

What does it mean to give? – State of the Panth Report #8

As the world becomes more interconnected, we understand how some have an abundance of monetary wealth, and others do not, and the more we understand the various needs unaddressed in our backyards and abroad. People want to give. People need to give. But do we understand what it means to give? This report aims to understand and explore what it means to give in a Sikh context, how giving is conceptualized and understood through Sikh history, and how it is understood and practiced today. The report analyzes ideas conveyed in the Nam-Dan-Isnan (Identifying-Giving-Cleansing) doctrine from a Gurmat (or Guru’s Way) perspective, as inferred from Bani (wisdom), Tavarikh (history), and Rahit (lifestyle).

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Thursday
,
20
January
2022

Dr. Ganda Singh

Dr. Ganda Singh (15 Nov 1900- 27 Dec 1987) was born in Haryana, Panjab. He was an astute and reputable historian and researcher who received many awards and acknowledgments for his scholarly contributions.

Dr. Ganda Singh (15 Nov 1900- 27 Dec 1987) was born in Haryana, Panjab. He was an astute and reputable historian and researcher who received many awards and acknowledgments for his scholarly contributions.

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Friday
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14
January
2022

Dan: Sikhi, Nonprofits & Giving

As the world becomes more interconnected, we understand how some have an abundance of monetary wealth, and others do not, and the more we understand the various needs unaddressed in our backyards and abroad. People want to give. People need to give. But do we understand what it means to give?

As the world becomes more interconnected, we understand how some have an abundance of monetary wealth, and others do not, and the more we understand the various needs unaddressed in our backyards and abroad. People want to give. People need to give. But do we understand what it means to give?

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Monday
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13
December
2021

O Siblings

Sabad is Infinite; we are finite. This is our understanding at the moment, which was different yesterday and may evolve tomorrow as we deepen our relationship with the Sabad. In this transcreation, we have chosen to keep the repeating words in the Sabad the same. We aspire to learn and retain the Divine attribute used in the original Sabad and avoid terms like God or Lord.

Sabad is Infinite; we are finite. This is our understanding at the moment, which was different yesterday and may evolve tomorrow as we deepen our relationship with the Sabad. In this transcreation, we have chosen to keep the repeating words in the Sabad the same. We aspire to learn and retain the Divine attribute used in the original Sabad and avoid terms like God or Lord.

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Thursday
,
20
January
2022

Dr. Ganda Singh

Dr. Ganda Singh (15 Nov 1900- 27 Dec 1987) was born in Haryana, Panjab. He was an astute and reputable historian and researcher who received many awards and acknowledgments for his scholarly contributions.

READ More ⟶
Thursday
,
20
January
2022

Dr. Ganda Singh

Dr. Ganda Singh (15 Nov 1900- 27 Dec 1987) was born in Haryana, Panjab. He was an astute and reputable historian and researcher who received many awards and acknowledgments for his scholarly contributions.

READ More ⟶
Friday
,
14
January
2022

Dan: Sikhi, Nonprofits & Giving

As the world becomes more interconnected, we understand how some have an abundance of monetary wealth, and others do not, and the more we understand the various needs unaddressed in our backyards and abroad. People want to give. People need to give. But do we understand what it means to give?

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Friday
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17
December
2021

Shukrana, Shahadat & Dat: The Real Gift | The Sikh Cast

There is a deeply profound sentiment tied to martyrdom in Sikhi as well as in many other faiths groups. Throughout the ages, we have seen challenging circumstances of oppression that have chosen to desecrate the bodies of those who address it. How do we find and center shukrana (gratitude) within this bleak depiction of reality? How does the idea of resisting oppressive forces allow us to connect to our inherent mode of being, IkOankar, 1Force? There are undoubtedly important metaphysical stakes in this kind of conversation. Still, perhaps we need to come closer to more practical lessons that can help Sikhs better understand the concepts of shahadat (martyrdom) and shukrana as they exist in conversation with one another. The trajectory of the webinar will be brought to bear on a living understanding of what it means to be grateful during trying times, ultimately serving as the grounding force for Sikh persistence and resilience.

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Monday
,
13
December
2021

O Siblings: Asha Marie Kaur – The Sikh Cast

ਤਿਲੰਗ ਬਾਣੀ ਭਗਤਾ ਕੀ ਕਬੀਰ ਜੀ tilaṅg bāṇī bhagtā kī kabīr jī Tilang, utterance of the Bhagats, Kabir Ji: --- This is a continuation of the Persian Voice of the Guru's featuring the Sikh Research Institutes Researcher Asha Marie Kaur. In this transcreation, the original Gurmukhi is followed by an English transcription to guide the Sabad’s (Divine Word) pronunciation in its original form. The Persian recorded in the Guru Granth Sahib, and standard Persian often have different pronunciations of words with the same meaning. The Perso-Arabic transcription is written with spellings that allow a modern-day Persian reader to understand the text. Bhagat Kabir brings to mind a paradigm where there is no distinction between Creator and creation. Instead, the Creator lies within each of us; we will all one day perish or decompose, but the sheer existence of IkOankar is Eternal. As a result, we can find Eternal connections to the Divine within our own hearts and minds. We shall unfold the vastness to reflect the boundless qualities of the Creator. Sabad Recitation: Parminder Kaur Chanana

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Wednesday
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1
December
2021

The Path to Azadi-Freedom: Kiranjot Kaur | The Sikh Cast

Follow Kiranjot Kaur as she recites a poem dedicated to Guru Teghbahadar Sahib and his path to Azadi-Freedom. Experience what Azadi can truly mean, as a concept, feeling, and reality.  What is oneness? How do we find true realization of Guru Teghbahadar Sahib’s martyrdom? 

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Friday
,
17
December
2021

Shukrana, Shahadat & Dat: The Real Gift | The Sikh Cast

There is a deeply profound sentiment tied to martyrdom in Sikhi as well as in many other faiths groups. Throughout the ages, we have seen challenging circumstances of oppression that have chosen to desecrate the bodies of those who address it. How do we find and center shukrana (gratitude) within this bleak depiction of reality? How does the idea of resisting oppressive forces allow us to connect to our inherent mode of being, IkOankar, 1Force? There are undoubtedly important metaphysical stakes in this kind of conversation. Still, perhaps we need to come closer to more practical lessons that can help Sikhs better understand the concepts of shahadat (martyrdom) and shukrana as they exist in conversation with one another. The trajectory of the webinar will be brought to bear on a living understanding of what it means to be grateful during trying times, ultimately serving as the grounding force for Sikh persistence and resilience.

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Friday
,
17
December
2021

Shukrana, Shahadat & Dat: The Real Gift | The Sikh Cast

There is a deeply profound sentiment tied to martyrdom in Sikhi as well as in many other faiths groups. Throughout the ages, we have seen challenging circumstances of oppression that have chosen to desecrate the bodies of those who address it. How do we find and center shukrana (gratitude) within this bleak depiction of reality? How does the idea of resisting oppressive forces allow us to connect to our inherent mode of being, IkOankar, 1Force? There are undoubtedly important metaphysical stakes in this kind of conversation. Still, perhaps we need to come closer to more practical lessons that can help Sikhs better understand the concepts of shahadat (martyrdom) and shukrana as they exist in conversation with one another. The trajectory of the webinar will be brought to bear on a living understanding of what it means to be grateful during trying times, ultimately serving as the grounding force for Sikh persistence and resilience.

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Monday
,
13
December
2021

O Siblings: Asha Marie Kaur – The Sikh Cast

ਤਿਲੰਗ ਬਾਣੀ ਭਗਤਾ ਕੀ ਕਬੀਰ ਜੀ tilaṅg bāṇī bhagtā kī kabīr jī Tilang, utterance of the Bhagats, Kabir Ji: --- This is a continuation of the Persian Voice of the Guru's featuring the Sikh Research Institutes Researcher Asha Marie Kaur. In this transcreation, the original Gurmukhi is followed by an English transcription to guide the Sabad’s (Divine Word) pronunciation in its original form. The Persian recorded in the Guru Granth Sahib, and standard Persian often have different pronunciations of words with the same meaning. The Perso-Arabic transcription is written with spellings that allow a modern-day Persian reader to understand the text. Bhagat Kabir brings to mind a paradigm where there is no distinction between Creator and creation. Instead, the Creator lies within each of us; we will all one day perish or decompose, but the sheer existence of IkOankar is Eternal. As a result, we can find Eternal connections to the Divine within our own hearts and minds. We shall unfold the vastness to reflect the boundless qualities of the Creator. Sabad Recitation: Parminder Kaur Chanana

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Guru Nanak Sahib: Revolutionary in Oneness

Celebrate Nanakshahi550 by learning the significance of Guru Nanak Sahib’s Raj. A Conference of connection to the philosophies that shaped spiritual and temporal life in South Asia.

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Guru Teghbahadar Sahib: The Benevolent Warrior

We celebrated the 400th Parkash Purab of Guru Teghbahadar Sahib with a virtual conference.

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