Nanakshahi 550

Nanakshahi 550

Videos

Wednesday
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2
December
2020

SikhRI: 550 Years of Prakash Purab Artisitic Impressions

To celebrate the legacy of Guru Nanak Sahib on the 550th Prakash Purab, SikhRI reached out to artists across the globe to create non-portrait-based art flowing from the Sabads or Sakhis of Guru Nanak Sahib. The goal of this project was to create art that not just illustrates, but illuminates. This video showcases the art created for the #Nanakshahi500 Celebration.

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Monday
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18
November
2019

#nanakshahi550 - What was Guru Nanak Sahib’s take on marriage?

What was Guru Nanak Sahib’s take on marriage?This video series attempts to shatter the prevailing image of Guru Nanak Sahib as a peaceful saint.

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Thursday
,
29
August
2019

#nanakshahi550 - Why did Guru Nanak Sahib introduce IkOankar?

Guru Nanak Sahib's introduction of IkOankar is discussed.This video series attempts to shatter the prevailing image of Guru Nanak Sahib as a peaceful saint.

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Thursday
,
29
August
2019

#nanakshahi550 - How would Guru Nanak Sahib respond in today’s Social Media?

Social media plays a heavy role in the world we live in today, it's interesting to think about what Guru Nanak Sahib's perspective on it would be.This video series attempts to shatter the prevailing image of Guru Nanak Sahib as a peaceful saint.

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Thursday
,
29
August
2019

#nanakshahi550 - How shall we celebrate #Nanakshahi550?

Harinder Singh details the importance of #nanakshahi550 and how people as individuals and communities should commemorate it. This video series attempts to shatter the prevailing image of Guru Nanak Sahib as a peaceful saint.

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Thursday
,
29
August
2019

#nanakshahi550 - Wasn’t Guru Nanak Sahib Peaceful?

The topic of Guru representation is discussed by Gursahiba “Sahiba” Kaur and Harinder Singh. This video series attempts to shatter the prevailing image of Guru Nanak Sahib as a peaceful saint.

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Podcasts

Friday
,
29
October
2021

Episode 12: The Second Nanak | Getting to Know Guru Nanak Sahib | Sojhi: A Kid's Cast

Vahiguru created everything, and Vahiguru is all around us. Thank you all for joining us throughout this glowing journey we’ve all had with one another. It has been a pleasure sharing the sakhis of Guru Nanak Sahib. In this final podcast, we will get to hear a sakhi centering around Guru ji’s important decision: who will be the next Guru? Guru ji has taught us all so many life lessons; a special one is being discussed in this final episode: the need for us to live enriched, full lives while here in this world. We must work our hardest to make this world the best it can be, not only for ourselves but also for those who come next.

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Friday
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1
October
2021

Episode 11: When Guru Nanak Met Guru Angad | Getting to Know Guru Nanak Sahib | Sojhi: A Kid's Cast

The sakhi of how Guru Angad Sahib and Guru ji met is momentous. Their paths crossed at the perfect time. Guru Angad Sahib was Bhai Lehna ji at that time. Guru ji’s wisdom was something that Bhai Lehna ji was absolutely missing in his life. He was unaware of the power of Vahiguru. Guru ji wisdom and understanding broadened Bhai Lehna ji. This beautiful sakhi truly captures how wise Guru ji was, so wise that Bhai Lehna ji felt that he needed to reshape his life to live by the wisdom of Guru ji. Listen along to hear the meeting of Bhai Lehna ji with Guru ji.

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Thursday
,
12
August
2021

Episode 10: Keeping Promises | Getting to Know Guru Nanak Sahib | Sojhi: A Kid's Cast

Do you know about Bhumi? The rich landlord from Dhaka, India? Well, if you don’t know of him, hit the play button. This is a sakhi you’re not going to want to miss. There’s a reason why Bhumi was so rich. Guru ji learned why and he demanded that Bhumi make good on the pain that he had caused. But rather than going the traditional route, Guru ji requested that Bhumi follow through with four promises. Guru ji wanted Bhumi to learn his lesson and be true to his word and follow the right path. Promises are never meant to be broken. They have significance in relationships, communication, and respect. Find out if Bhumi kept his promises. Listen to learn more about Bhumi’s path from crime to compassion.

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Thursday
,
15
July
2021

Episode 9: Vahiguru Is Everywhere | Getting to Know Guru Nanak Sahib | Sojhi: A Kid's Cast

The next sakhi takes us to Mecca in Saudi Arabia. Around the year 1525, Guru ji and Bhai Mardana arrived in Mecca. Guru ji’s interaction with the qazi (a Muslim scholar) was very shaky at first because the qazi thought Guru ji was disrespectful.

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Thursday
,
1
July
2021

Episode 8: Protecting the Rights of Others | Getting to Know Guru Nanak Sahib | Sojhi: A Kid's Cast

Vahiguru exists in everyone – even in those who don’t embody what Guru ji stood for. Surprisingly, mean people also have Vahiguru in them; they just have forgotten that. All they need is a special reminder from a place of love that Vahiguru is in them.

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Thursday
,
27
May
2021

Episode 7: Remembering Vahiguru’s Beautiful Creation | Getting to Know Guru Nanak Sahib | Sojhi: A Kid's Cast

The next sakhi in our series takes us to the town of Puri, in India. The Mayor of the town invited Guru ji and Bhai Mardana to listen to Aarti , a special prayer performed by the priests. Guru ji happily accepted. The next day, at the prayer service, Guru ji angered the priests by not following them in prayer. This beautiful sakhi highlights compassion to people and their different needs, desires, and choices. Vahiguru has no shape or form; Vahiguru is everywhere around us. Listen to this podcast; it’s filled with stars, lamps, and pearls.

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