According to Bhai Vir Singh and the scholars of Shabdarth, ‘Ghoria’ are songs of blessings, sung when the bridegroom mounts the mare.
Join us in conversation with Harinder Singh and Jasleen Kaur as we try to understand Women & Gender in Sikhi from a Gurmat (Guru’s Way) perspective, as inferred from Bani (wisdom), Tavarikh (history), and Rahit (lifestyle).
Women’s issues and the issues of gender as it applies to all gender identities have existed throughout history. Those who identify as women are gaining platforms and using their voices to bring awareness to issues that matter to them.
Initiation Ceremony is an important part of many religious traditions worldwide. It often marks a significant milestone in a seeker’s life and is a way of formally admitting a seeker into the religious community.
“Everything starts in the Sikh culture from Guru Nanak Sahib. And when Guru Nanak references the word Vai-sakhi, he actually brings it out of nature. Sak is a branch. If you look at humanity as being the tree symbolism..."
“Vaisakhi is a time for gathering, for the Sikh Panth to come together; to learn from each other, to be inspired by each other, and to gain wisdom and inspiration from the Guru. To come to the path of the Guru for personal and Panthic transformation,”
“First Vaisakh, a unique event that had never happened before, occurred. The Tenth Sovereign, the Father, Guru Gobind Singh Sahib, inaugurated the Khalsa and then bowed before them to be given the Gift of Amrit..."
‘Vaisakhi’ holds a special place in our tradition and culture. When I focus on the word 'Vaisakhi,’ I see two types of information regarding its derivation. First, there is a 'Visakha' constellation among 27 constellations..."
"In this episode, we cover topics like the Guru Granth Sahib, Guru Nanak Dev Ji's teachings, Guru Angad, the 10 Sikh Gurus, understanding the 5K's, and much more."