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Tuesday
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24
January
2023

Sabad Hajare Patisahi 10

In the third composition of the “Sabad Hajare Patisahi 10” (popularly Shabad Hazare Patshahi 10) series, Guru Gobind Singh Sahib emphasizes seeking mentorship from the 1. 

In the third composition of the “Sabad Hajare Patisahi 10” (popularly Shabad Hazare Patshahi 10) series, Guru Gobind Singh Sahib emphasizes seeking mentorship from the 1. 

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Tuesday
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17
January
2023

Sabad Hajare Patisahi 10

In the second composition of the “Sabad Hajare Patisahi 10” (popularly Shabad Hazare Patshahi 10) series, Guru Gobind Singh Sahib emphasizes union with the 1.

In the second composition of the “Sabad Hajare Patisahi 10” (popularly Shabad Hazare Patshahi 10) series, Guru Gobind Singh Sahib emphasizes union with the 1.

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Tuesday
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10
January
2023

Sabad Hajare Patisahi 10

In the first composition of the “Sabad Hajare Patisahi 10” (popularly Shabad Hazare Patshahi 10) series, Guru Gobind Singh Sahib redefines everything yogic. Yoga is reframed as the original idea of union or the connection with the 1.

In the first composition of the “Sabad Hajare Patisahi 10” (popularly Shabad Hazare Patshahi 10) series, Guru Gobind Singh Sahib redefines everything yogic. Yoga is reframed as the original idea of union or the connection with the 1.

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Thursday
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5
January
2023

Khushwant Singh

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Khushwant Singh (1915 – 1914) was a prolific and well-renowned author, having received many awards and honors for his literary and journalistic contributions. He also served as a lawyer, diplomat, and politician.

Khushwant Singh (1915 – 1914) was a prolific and well-renowned author, having received many awards and honors for his literary and journalistic contributions. He also served as a lawyer, diplomat, and politician.

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Thursday
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5
January
2023

Sabad Hajare Patisahi 10

Multiple sources of knowledge, visits to historical places, and personal experiences to date fuel the deeper meanings of Sabad Hajare (popularly Shabad Hazare) attributed to Guru Gobind Singh Sahib.

Multiple sources of knowledge, visits to historical places, and personal experiences to date fuel the deeper meanings of Sabad Hajare (popularly Shabad Hazare) attributed to Guru Gobind Singh Sahib.

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Monday
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2
January
2023

Bhai Balbir Singh

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Bhai Balbir Singh (1933 - 2020) sang Gurbani Kirtan at Sri Harimandar Sahib, Amritsar, for 36 years from 1955 - 1991. He memorized nearly 3,000 Sabads and could sing over 200 ragas.

Bhai Balbir Singh (1933 - 2020) sang Gurbani Kirtan at Sri Harimandar Sahib, Amritsar, for 36 years from 1955 - 1991. He memorized nearly 3,000 Sabads and could sing over 200 ragas.

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Monday
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19
December
2022

The Fragrance of Bhai Vir Singh - Rana Surat Singh

When the Guru-oriented being attains all three—Nam, dan, isnan—this is what happens. Realization dawns and the being recognizes the self as the observer.

When the Guru-oriented being attains all three—Nam, dan, isnan—this is what happens. Realization dawns and the being recognizes the self as the observer.

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Monday
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12
December
2022

The Fragrance of Bhai Vir Singh - Rana Surat Singh

Love does not emerge through dedicated practice or method. Remembrance is one form of love. Contemplating remembrance develops love. Contemplating virtues, contemplating Nam (Divine-Identification, ਨਾਮ), is also a form of love.

Love does not emerge through dedicated practice or method. Remembrance is one form of love. Contemplating remembrance develops love. Contemplating virtues, contemplating Nam (Divine-Identification, ਨਾਮ), is also a form of love.

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Monday
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5
December
2022

The Fragrance of Bhai Vir Singh - Rana Surat Singh

Bhai Vir Singh’s poem “Rana Surat Singh” unveils the mysteries of mystical love via 14,270 lines of verse in thirty-five cantos. The poem artistically presents a passionate vision of a world beyond the divisions of time and space.

Bhai Vir Singh’s poem “Rana Surat Singh” unveils the mysteries of mystical love via 14,270 lines of verse in thirty-five cantos. The poem artistically presents a passionate vision of a world beyond the divisions of time and space.

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