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ਸਾਧਸੰਗਿ ਹਰਿ ਹਰਿ ਨਾਮੁ ਚਿਤਾਰਾ ॥ Remember All-Pervasive, All-Pervasive Nam with the Sage-Guru

Remember All-Pervasive, All-Pervasive Nam with the Sage-Guru,Naturally the bliss remains day and night, my seed sprouts.  Reflect.  Fortunately met the Perfect-Guru whose limits cannot be measured,grabbed servant’s hand and pulled it out of the poisonous world-ocean.  1.  Guru’s teachings ended...

Fundamental Questions

SikhRI exists to connect people with the teachings of Sikhi, making them accessible and easy to digest, for people of all ages, genders, and backgrounds. Here are answers to some frequently asked fundamental questions: Who is a Sikh?    ...

ਵਿਸਰਿਆ ਜਿਨ੍ਹ੍ਹ ਨਾਮੁ ਤੇ ਭੁਇ ਭਾਰੁ ਥੀਏ ॥ Those who forget Nam become a burden on the earth

Those who love from the heart are genuine.Those who think one notion, but vocalize another are unripe.  1. Those drenched with Love remain colored with Khuda’s1 vision.Those who forget Nam2 become a burden on the earth.  1. Reflect  Those whom You attach to Your hem...

ਇਨ ਬਿਧਿ ਇਹੁ ਮਨੁ ਹਰਿਆ ਹੋਇ ॥ This mind becomes green

Spring arrives, flora blooms.Consciousness connects with All-Pervasive, this fauna blooms.  1. In this way, this mind becomes green:Uttering All-Pervasive, All-Pervasive’s Nam1 day and night,Becomes Guru-oriented, washes and removes ego.  1. Reflect. Listens to Eternal-Guru’s Teaching and Sabad,2Loves Eternal-Guru, this world...

Rising in Love

“Ranjah, I only see love. There is no Hir; there is no Ranjah.” I wonder, “Is this rising in love?” Mind drifts…   Eyes mist. Tongue sweetens.   I am in the middle of a lake.   Reflection: One cannot...

How to develop a Sikh Response

A Sikh worldview begins with Ik Oankar – One Force – the opening phonetic signifier in Guru Granth Sahib.  A Sikh worldview is viewing the world:  the beginning, the people, the problems, the governments, the conflicts, the solutions, the future,...

ਗੁਰ ਅਪੁਨੇ ਊਪਰਿ ਬਲਿ ਜਾਈਐ ॥ I surrender to my own Guru

I surrender to my own Guru,I sing for eight pahars1 the praise,of the All-Pervasive, the All-Pervasive.  1. I remember my own Divine Owner,the Knower of all hearts. 1.  Reflect. As love develops for the Lotus-Feet,conduct becomes eternal,complete and immaculate.  2....

ਤਾਤੀ ਵਾਉ ਨ ਲਗਈ ਪਾਰਬ੍ਰਹਮ ਸਰਣਾਈ ॥ That Protector protected. All ailments eradicated.

In Transcendent’s sanctuary, hot winds don’t touch.O! Brother! Charmer’s periphery is on my four sides,The pain does not touch. 1  Met the Perfect Eternal-Guru who made this possible:Gave medicine of Charmer-Divine’s Nam1to sustain the link to “The One.”  Reflect. That...

One Light: Text, Subtext and Supertext in the Translation of Gurbani

  About The PresentationGurbani gives us a code to help us understand ourselves as human beings on a spiritual journey. The Guru guides us to train the mind to find the Divine in our own hearts and within the entire...

ਤੈ ਜੀਵਨੁ ਜਗਿ ਸਚੁ ਕਰਿ ਜਾਨਾ ॥ O! Ignorant. Wake up! Why are you asleep?

Whichever day comes, that day goes.Stay is impermanent, departure is imminent.Companions are departing. I too will be departing.Long journey ahead. Death hovering overhead.  1. O! Ignorant. Wake up! Why are you asleep?You deem the life in this world to be...

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