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ਬਰਸੁ ਮੇਘ ਜੀ ਤਿਲੁ ਬਿਲਮੁ ਨ ਲਾਉ ॥ Rain! O’ Revered Cloud! Delay not even a bit.

Rain! O’ Revered Cloud! Delay not even a bit.Rain! O’ Beloved! Mind-support!So the bliss occurs, mind remains excited forever.  1.  Reflect.  O’ My Owner-Divine! I rely on You,Why forget me from Your mind?Female like, maiden-slave-like,No beauty, without Husband-Divine.  1. When...

S. Gurbir Singh – “Pita Ji”

Very few individuals in this world can change lives of people they encounter. Like a sandalwood tree they transmit the fragrance of life to whoever meets them. Sardar Gurbir Singh was one of those rare Guru inspired GurSikhs. And I...

Circling Back to the Mountains of Sidak

I rise to a thousand new messages. Confusion. I do not know which Sidak whatsapp group-chat to open first.  Love and learning. The conversations and stories continue. I got to know each person with having a divine in them. “How...

What is the relationship between Rag & Kirtan?

What is the relationship between Rag & Kirtan? – Prof. Kartar Singh Pt. 10   What is the relationship between Rag & Kirtan? – Principal Sukhwant Singh Pt.11   What is the relationship between Rag & Kirtan? – Bhai Kultar...

ਆਇਓ ਸੁਨਨ ਪੜਨ ਕਉ ਬਾਣੀ ॥ I have come to listen and read the Teachings.

I have come to listen and read the Teachings.Forgetting Nam1, engaging in other greeds, human life wasted. Reflect. O! My unaware mind! Understand,become aware of the indescribable narrative told by Truth-Exemplars. Earn profit: Remember All-Pervasive in the heart,free yourself from...

Introduction- Kirtan, Rag, Relationship

Series launched on: Sept 5, 2017 In the next few weeks, SikhRI will be introducing three outstanding Kirtan exponents. Prof. Kartar Singh, Director of Gurmat Sangit Academy, Anandpur Sahib, Punjab. Principal Sukhwant Singh, Director of Baba Sucha Singh Gurmat Sangit...

"Stories of the wise turn progenies into able inheritors”

  “Babania kahania put saput kareni” (ramkali mahala 3, 385) "Stories of the wise turn progenies into able inheritors”   In the global context of religious, spiritual and political history, Sikhi is a very recent phenomenon. Starting from the time...

ਨੈਨ ਬੈਨ ਸ੍ਰਵਨ ਸੁਨੀਐ ਅੰਗ ਅੰਗੇ ਸੁਖ ਪ੍ਰਾਨਿ ॥ body limbs and breath feel comfort

Believing You, believing All-Pervasive, O! All-PervasiveEyes, tongue and ears listen,body limbs and breath feel comfort.  1.  Reflect. Here and there, in ten directions,in mountains and in straw, pervading equally.  1. Seeing All-Pervasive everywhere, the Owner of beings, the Chief.Nanak: In...

ਹਰਿ ਦਰਸਨ ਕਉ ਮੇਰਾ ਮਨੁ ਬਹੁ ਤਪਤੈ ਜਿਉ ॥ My mind burns deeply for All-Pervasive’s experience

My mind burns deeply for All-Pervasive’s experience,as the thirsty without water.  1.     My mind is pierced by the arrow of All-Pervasive’s love.My All-Pervasive Divine knows my pain, my mind’s internal pain.  Reflect. Whoever tells my All-Pervasive Beloved’s narrativeis my...

60 Million Untouchable-Sikhs: ‘A Dangerous Proposal’

On 22 August 1936, Mohandas Gandhi labeled the proposed conversion of 60 million ‘untouchables’ to Sikhi as “A Dangerous Proposal.”     Why?   This is an attempt to find an answer by connecting dots in history via letters, newspapers,...

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