Content tagged "Culture"

The Rani of Raipur – The Fragrance of Bhai Vir Singh – Pt. 2

Read Part. 1 here   “Bhai Vir Singh’s (1872-1957) art is of the highest, not for its power of story-telling;...

The Rani of Raipur – The Fragrance of Bhai Vir Singh – Pt. 1

“Bhai Vir Singh’s (1872-1957) art is of the highest, not for its power of story-telling; that conjures up past events...

Fragrance of Bhai Vir Singh – Kiüṁ mire kalgīāṁ vāle dāte

“Kiüṁ mire kalgīāṁ vāle dāte!Kiüṁ tusīṁ aide suhane ho?” my father is singing.   So sweet is his tone, so full...

Sikh Nation’s Sovereign: Jassa Singh Ahluvalia

On 3 May 1718, a leader of the Dal Khalsa was born who established an independent kingdom in the Panjab....

Guru Nanak & The Sidhas

Bhai Vir Singh’s book Guru Nanak Chamatkar continues to have a profound effect on me. Trans-creating the encounter of Guru...

Warm Vaisakhi wishes from SikhRI

Vahiguru ji ka Khalsa, Vahiguru ji ki Fatih! The entire Sikh Research Institute team wishes you a warm, Guru-focused, and...

Cet 1 is here

Dear friends, Cet 1 is here again. And with it begins the new Nanakshahi calendar year 550. SikhRI would love...

Kant Maheli - The Fragrance of Bhai Vir Singh

The poem Kant Maheli of Bhai Vir Singh has been sitting on my desk for over two years. For some...

Piare Jio – O’ Beloved – The Fragrance of Bhai Vir Singh

Bhai Sahib Bhai Vir Singh ji is best described as a savant-poet. As a poet, even his prose takes on...

Anand Karaj: The Sikh Marriage

What is the importance of participating in the Sikh marriage ceremony of Anand Karaj? We surveyed close to 1,000 self-identifying...

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