Experience Sikhi

Experience Sikhi

As a complement to our immersive programs, we produce a variety of materials, including podcasts, books, articles and videos to keep you engaged.

Breaking Barriers – Harpreet Kaur

Breaking Barriers   Fear and Confusion exists Questioning am I ready? Who will be able to teach me?   It’s hard to read I can’t comprehend How will I break these mental barriers?   Questioning, questioning my intentions. Something IS...

Panjabi Poets saluting ‘Emperor-Prophet

  Discussed Topics:• Context of 350th Prakash Purab (Illumination Day) Commemorations• Tribute to Guru Gobind Singh Sahib, Nanak the Tenth Sovereign• Sikh, Hindu and Muslim Poets from Land of Five Rivers• Celebration to mark World Poetry Day on 21 Mar...

ਨਾ ਕਛੁ ਆਇਬੋ ਨਾ ਕਛੁ ਜਾਇਬੋ ਰਾਮ ਕੀ ਦੁਹਾਈ ॥ nothing comes, nothing goes.

Body itself is god, body itself is temple,Body itself is the wandering pilgrim. Body is where to offer incense, lamp and eatables,Body is where to worship with petals.  1.  Searched numerous realms,obtained nine treasures in the body.Since I invoked Charmer-Divine,nothing...

ਮੂ ਲਾਲਨ ਸਿਉ ਪ੍ਰੀਤਿ ਬਨੀ ॥ Love with my Beloved developed.

Love with my Beloved developed.  Reflect. Master-Illusionist tightly secured it such:Breaking it, cannot be broken,Releasing it, cannot be released.  1. Day and night,You abide within mind,O! Divine, bestow Your Grace.  2. I surrender and surrenderTo the Dark-complexed BeautifulWhose story I...

ਕੋਈ ਬੋਲੈ ਰਾਮ ਰਾਮ ਕੋਈ ਖੁਦਾਇ ॥ Some say Ram-Ram, some Khuda.

Some say Ram-Ram1, some Khuda2.Some serve Gusai3, some Allah4.  1. O’ Cause-Effect, O’ Generous!O’ Gracious!  O’ Compassionate!  1. Reflect. Some bathe at pilgrimages, some go to Hajj.Some perform worship, some bow their heads.  2. Some read the Vedas, some the Abrahamic texts.Some wear the...

ਅਵਲਿ ਅਲਹ ਨੂਰੁ ਉਪਾਇਆ ਕੁਦਰਤਿ ਕੇ ਸਭ ਬੰਦੇ ॥ The entire universe was created from One Light.

First, Allah1 created Light. All beings are of Creation.The entire universe was created from One Light—Who’s good, who’s bad?  1. O! People, O! Brother,doubt not, forget not.Creator, Creation,Creator within Creation,totally permeating all spaces.  1. Reflect Creator created many forms from...

ਗਰੀਬਾ ਊਪਰਿ ਜਿ ਖਿੰਜੈ ਦਾੜੀ ਪਾਰਬ੍ਰਹਮ ਸ ਅਗਨਿ ਮਹਿ ਸਾੜੀ Creator administers complete justice

If the bearded-powerful persecute the poor,the Transcendent has them burning in their own fire-rage.  1. Creator administers complete justice,Is fully capable of protecting Own’s votaries.  1.  Reflect. Glory-heat manifests since the beginning and throughout the ages.Slanderer dies in the high...

ਥਾਲ ਵਿਚਿ ਤਿੰਨਿ ਵਸਤੂ ਪਈਓ ਸਤੁ ਸੰਤੋਖੁ ਵੀਚਾਰੋ ॥ reflect on the Truth and the Contentment.

On the platter are placed three things,reflect on the Truth and the Contentment. Ruler’s Immortal Nam1 is also placed on it,it is the support of all.  If someone eats it, if someone savors it,that one is emancipated. This thing cannot...

Month of Poh

The Month of Poh (ਪੋਹ)   The month of Poh has arrived, My shawl is soaked. Cold bites my bones and my being shivers.   Where have you gone? You left me all alone. Why have you gone? I have...

Sikh Values are not American Values

“Sikh values are American values,” they keep saying into the camera, seemingly oblivious to the obvious discomfort in the pairing, the way the pieces do not fit together, no matter how much red, white, and blue they are painted with....

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