Experience Sikhi

Experience Sikhi

As a complement to our immersive programs, we produce a variety of materials, including podcasts, books, articles and videos to keep you engaged.

Maharani Jind Kaur: The Last Queen of Panjab

Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s death in 1839 left a big void in the rule of the Sikh kingdom, which led to the annexation of Panjab by the British. His throne was inherited by multiple claimant heirs, none of whom could survive...

Light Into The Dust – Persian Voice in the Guru Granth Sahib

  Listen on: Spotify, Apple Podcast, Anchor or Podbean   Light into the Dust ਖਾਕ ਨੂਰ ਕਰਦੰ ਆਲਮ ਦੁਨੀਆਇ ॥ khāk nūr kardaṅ ālam dunīāi. Infused light into the dust, and created the world, the universe. خاک نور کردن عالم دنایی ||   ਅਸਮਾਨ...

The Redemption: Jamuna's Journey, Pt.3

Jamuna's Journey In 1920 the United States granted women the right to vote. In 1921, Bhai Vir Singh published a book titled, The Redemption of Subhagji through the grace of Baba Naudh Singh.  With great sensitivity, he wrote about the...

The Redemption: Jamuna's Journey, Pt.2

Jamuna's Journey In 1920 the United States granted women the right to vote. In 1921, Bhai Vir Singh published a book titled, The Redemption of Subhagji through the grace of Baba Naudh Singh.  With great sensitivity, he wrote about the...

The Redemption: Jamuna's Journey, Pt.1

Jamuna's Journey In 1920 the United States granted women the right to vote. In 1921, Bhai Vir Singh published a book titled, The Redemption of Subhagji through the grace of Baba Naudh Singh.  With great sensitivity, he wrote about the...

Make Your Deeds The Soil – Persian Voice in the Guru Granth Sahib

Listen on: Spotify, Apple Podcast, Anchor or Podbean   Make Your Deeds The Soil – Persian Voice in the Guru Granth Sahib   ਸਿਰੀਰਾਗੁ ਮਹਲਾ ੧ ਘਰੁ ੩ ॥ sirīrāgu mahalā 1 ghar 3. Sri Rag, First Embodiment, Ghar 3.   ਅਮਲੁ ਕਰਿ ਧਰਤੀ ਬੀਜੁ...

Amritsar: Harimandar, Ramdaspur, Darbar, or Golden?

Amritsar, Ramdaspur, Harimandar, and Darbar – what are these terms referring to? Are they merely historical spaces? Do we have contemporary or near-contemporary accounts of the terms or of their development? Are there any citations in the Guru Granth Sahib? ...

Morning, Evening – A poem by Amardeep Kaur

Amardeep Kaur recites her original poem Morning, Evening followed by a brief interview with the Sikh Research Institute's Content Producer, Sean Holden. She describes her personal journey with writing Sikh inspired poetry, teaching Sikhi at the University of Toronto, and what...

Symbolism in Guru Granth Sahib

Introduction:     Scroll down for Animal Video Series Guru Granth Sahib is a treasure house of a variety of figurative expressions like imagery, symbolism, metaphors, similes, and so on. The contributors to Guru Granth Sahib have intertwined a diverse...

Raj Karega Khalsa: The Khalsa & The Rule

Raj Karega Khalsa – what does this really mean? Why has it been part of so many controversies? In order to answer this, we must know its origin. Who wrote it? When was it written? What’s the context of it?...

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