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Sikh Scripture

The Moth And The Flame

T. Sher Singh | Posted 08.15.2013 | Religion
T. Sher Singh

As fishes are at one with the waves of the river, So was the Guru, immersed in the River of the Lord: As the moth submits itself to the flame, So was the Guru's light merged with the Divine.

The Center Of The World: A Missive From The Golden Temple In India

Tommy Rosen | Posted 04.22.2013 | Religion
Tommy Rosen

I am not a religious man, but I must admit there is something that touches me deeply about the Sikh faith. There is inclusiveness to it. All are welcome regardless of gender, caste, class, religion or creed. And the center of it all is here within the sacred walls of the Golden Temple.

Sikh Prayers For Healing, Hope And Strength

Posted 08.06.2012 | Religion

Prayer is a central part of Sikh devotional life with beautiful hymns (Hukamnama), meditations (Naam Simran), devotional readings (Paath) and five dai...

An Introduction To Sikh Scripture

Simran Jeet Singh | Posted 07.18.2012 | Religion
Simran Jeet Singh

In addition to viewing it as Divine revelation, Sikhs also understand the Guru Granth Sahib as their complete, eternal, and infallible life-guide.

Sikh Teachings For Mother's Day

Ranbir S. Sandhu, Ph.D. | Posted 07.25.2011 | Religion
Ranbir S. Sandhu, Ph.D.

There is no specific "Mother's Day" in the Sikh faith. However, American Sikhs have joined enthusiastically in this annual reaffirmation of the important role of mothers in our lives.

The Sikh Kirpan: Balancing Religious Freedom With Security

Dr. Tarunjit Singh Butalia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Dr. Tarunjit Singh Butalia

The word kirpan comes from Persian and literally means "bringer of mercy." It represents the Sikh commitment to resist oppression and injustice, but only in a defensive posture.