Jasmine Kaur

Coordinator & Chief Developer of the Sojhi Curriculum

Jasmine currently works as an Adjunct College Instructor teaching courses in Technical Business English, Education and Social Sciences.

Jasmine Kaur has worked in the education field for over 20 years and holds degrees in elementary education, sociology, human development and family studies.

Jasmine served as the Director of Education with SikhRI for over 8 years. She was the coordinator and chief developer of the Sojhi - Gurmat and Panjabi Education Resource. She has developed training using the curriculum to increase classroom confidence and maximize the resources in content areas of Boli and Virsa, as well as classroom management and teaching techniques.

To date, Jasmine has personally trained over 750 educators and administrators. Her passion is developing creative and interactive activities for all ages, especially young children. She currently continues to work with SikhRI developing and conducting Children’s workshops, webinars, and online courses as well as creating materials for Gurmat and Khalsa schools and Individual learning. Jasmine has published articles on the future of Sikh education and her own experiences growing up as a Sikh in Japan, India, Canada, and the US. She lives in Washington, DC area with her husband and twins who keep her very busy and remind her every day how blessed she is.

Videos

Monday
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3
October
2022

Lesson 4 - Fourth Sohila Sabad: Overcoming Challenges | Getting to Know Sohila

In this lesson, we will explore the Sabad by Guru Ramdas Sahib. The Guru starts the Sabad by informing us that our body and mind are quite literally a village.

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Monday
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3
October
2022

Lesson 3 - Third Sohila Sabad: Unity of Creation & Creator | Getting to Know Sohila

Learn more about Guru Nanak Sahib and his relationship with his best friend, Bhai Mardana, who he would travel with. 

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Monday
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3
October
2022

Lesson 2 - Second Sohila Sabad: Oneness | Getting to Know Sohila

There are many units of time in a month, like minutes, quarters, days, etc. Numerous seasons come into existence through one solar process.

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Monday
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3
October
2022

Lesson 1 - First Sohila Sabad: Praise of IkOankar | Getting to Know Sohila

Sohila is often regarded as the song of bliss, the song of praise, or the wedding songs. The praises that we need to sing are the praises of the Fearless One, the Nirbhao. Once we sing such praises, we adopt them, and they become a part of us.

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Monday
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3
October
2022

Introduction | Getting to Know Sohila

Sohila is in the Guru Granth Sahib. The composition begins on page 12 and spans five Sabads (Infinite Wisdom), each of which has a theme that we will delve deeper into throughout this series. 

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Monday
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3
October
2022

Lesson 5 - Fifth Sohila Sabad: Making Life Fruitful | Getting to Know Sohila

In this Sabad by Guru Arjan Sahib, we are reminded that day by day; our lifespan is getting shorter, reminding us that we will one day leave this world.

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Articles

Wednesday
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20
January
2010

Buttons, Jump Ropes, and Chocolate Cake

Every year, when December rolls around, there is much buzz about the holiday season. From Hanukah to Kwanzaa and, of course, Christmas, it is a time of gatherings, decorations and gift exchange.

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Saturday
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5
June
2010

The Stages of Human Life

I sat there listening to kirtan at a housewarming. I don’t really remember what year it was and I do not remember whose house I was at. I was straining my ears to understand what the Bhai Sahib was rendering.

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Saturday
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5
June
2010

Sidak

Established in 2003 and located in San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A., SikhRI is a non-profit, faith-based initiative whose mission is to "facilitate training and development while inspiring Sikh values.

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Saturday
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23
March
2013

Uniting Story - Lovers with Language and Beauty of Panjab

Fascinating Folktales of Punjab

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Wednesday
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27
December
2017

It is December 27.

December 27th is in commemoration of the martyrdom of the many Sikhs who died at Chamkaur.

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