Videos

Interviews, discussions & presentations

Recordings from past webinars, live events and presentations by SikhRI presenters, as well as creative explorations of Sikh concepts.

Friday
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15
October
2021

Barah Maha: Katak

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The eighth month of Barah Maha Katak occurs from mid-October to mid-November. The second harvest has begun; what is sowed is now becoming fruitful. The human-bride has now taken refuge in the Wisdom of the Guru. She’s walking on the Guru’s path. She’s nourishing in the Guru’s teachings, and the Wisdom enables union with the Divine-Husband. She blooms in delight. Follow along as the human-bride seeks an understanding of the purpose of deeds. What do they do to us? And what can they do for us?

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Saturday
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2
October
2021

Harm reduction, Healing, Hope

Dr. Anokh Singh, Dr. Bavenjit Kaur, and clinical counselor Palwinder Kaur Gill, draw on their personal and professional experience in this conversation. What problems with alcohol look like in Sikh communities; why they occur; common challenges folks face when engaging with the healthcare system, and how we can harness hope, empathy, and Sikhi when we are struggling.

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Sunday
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26
September
2021

3Gs: Guru, Gurgaddi, Granth

In this conversation we spoke about the Sikh context of what Guru is, “Gurgaddi” as the enthronement to the status of the Guru in Sikh tradition, and how the eternal co-Guruship came about by the Command of Guru Gobind Singh Sahib to Granth-Panth.

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Thursday
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16
September
2021

Guru Teghbahadar Sahib in Rag Jaitsari - The Guru Granth Sahib Project

​​The Guru Granth Sahib Project is pleased to launch the annotation of three Sabads, Infinite-Wisdom, of Guru Teghbahadar Sahib in Rag (musical mode) Jaitsari. This ancient rag evokes a mood of happiness and bliss. Jasleen Kaur shares her thoughts and reflections on the Sabad.

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Wednesday
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15
September
2021

Barah Maha: Asu

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The seventh month of Barah Maha is Asu. It is corresponding from mid-September to mid-October. This is a time where the human-bride is requesting the Beloved to come into her home. She is well aware that she can only meet the Beloved when Beloved wishes to. How can the human-bride expect the Spouse to come when she does not know where she is. Follow her as she seeks to create a meaningful connection with the Beloved.

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Wednesday
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1
September
2021

The 4 Sabads of So Purakhu - Guru Granth Sahib Project

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Guru Granth Sahib Project's Harpreet Kaur reflects working on the So Purakhu Bani.

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Sunday
,
22
August
2021

Screens, Pandemic, & Children

A conversation with Dr. Shimi Kaur Kang to learn how to treat screens like food: consume healthy tech, limit junk tech, and eliminate toxins.

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Friday
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20
August
2021

Session 3 - Tavarikh: Religious-Political Historical Subtext

Dr. Jaspreet Kaur and Santbir Singh look into the religious-political historical subtext of Tavarikh-history to better understand the Gurmukh-Guru-oriented. Can just being a spiritualist or an activist be enough?

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Friday
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20
August
2021

Session 4 - Rahit: Eternal Lifestyle Questions & Answers

Inderpreet Singh and Inni Kaur explore Rahit-lifestyle through the Bani of Sidh Gosti. What are eternal questions? Why are we still struggling to understand them?

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Friday
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20
August
2021

Session 5 - Model: Dialogue & Connection

Abinash Kaur, Diveesh Singh, and Kulvir Singh focus on the model of dialogue and communication. They analyze the connections between conversation, relationship, and open floor communication. How can the world benefit from Sabad-Infinite Wisdom?

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Tuesday
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17
August
2021

Session 2 - Bani: Wisdom, Theme, Language

Kiran Kaur, Satprit Kaur, and Surender Pal Singh delve into the wisdom, themes, and language of Sidh Gosti. How did Guru communicate ideas?

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Monday
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16
August
2021

Barah Maha: Bhadon

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The sixth month of Barah Maha occurs between mid-August and mid-September. The human-bride is at a point where she is experiencing a delusion, having forgotten IkOankar. She’s been distracted by the state of her surroundings. Now, she is lost. The gap between her heart and her mind is triggering mood swings. She feels good at one moment and fears the next. The sudden shifts in her behavior are uncovering her loss and loneliness. Will the human-bride find happiness or comfort without connection to IkOankar? Follow along as she looks to overcome her loneliness, her flaws, and forgetfulness.

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Thursday
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12
August
2021

Session 1 - Introduction: 1Oankar & Nam

Harinder Singh and Jasleen Kaur cover the major Sikh principles and paradigms.

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Thursday
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12
August
2021

Sidh Gosti - Introduction

“Sidh Gosti: Learning through Dialogue” is a 5-day Sidak online course that explores the Bani of Guru Nanak Sahib. Enhance your relationship with IkOankar, engage in critical conversations about issues affecting Sikh families and the Panth, and develop opinions on non-Sikh topics supported by a Gurmat framework.

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Thursday
,
22
July
2021

The Political-Spiritual Being

Watch Harinder Singh, Manvinder Kaur and Jasleen Kaur as they try to understand Miri-Piri from a Gurmat (Guru’s Way) perspective, as inferred from Bani (wisdom), Tavarikh (history), and Rahit (lifestyle).

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