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.

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,...

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...

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