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Sojhi: A Kid's Cast - Getting to Know Guru Nanak Sahib

Tuesday
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26
March
2019

In this episode, we explore what happened during Guru Nanak Sahib’s “janeu” ceremony. When Guru ji was eleven years old, Pandit Hardyal, the family priest, told his parents, Pita Kalu ji and Mata Tripta ji, that now was his time for the “janeu” ceremony.

In this episode, we explore what happened during Guru Nanak Sahib’s “janeu” ceremony.


When Guru ji was eleven years old, Pandit Hardyal, the family priest, told his parents, Pita Kalu ji and Mata Tripta ji, that now was his time for the “janeu” ceremony. They agreed and set up the plans for the ceremony. However, things did not go according to plan.


Follow along to find out what happened at the “janeu” ceremony.

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Inni Kaur

Creative Director
Creative Director

Inni Kaur is Creative Director at the Sikh Research Institute (SikhRI). She has served SikhRI in several capacities since 2010, including Chair of the Board, and most recently as CEO. 

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Arpinder Kaur

Commercial Pilot, American Airlines
Commercial Pilot, American Airlines

Arpinder Kaur is a Commercial Pilot with American Airlines since 2008. She lives in Dallas with her family. In her free time she enjoys volunteering at her children's middle, high and Khalsa schools.

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