Content tagged "History"

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...

Prakash Purab of the Father of the Sikh Nation

Today is the prakash purab of the Father of the Sikh Nation, Guru Gobind Singh Sahib—the epitome of excellence, who encouraged fine...

Professor Teja Singh

Honorably referred to as both Professor and Principal, Sardar Teja Singh is one of the shining stars in the Sikh...

Divinity’s Elixir

A giant in Panjabi literature, Bhai Vir Singh (1872 - 1957) is celebrated as 'The Sixth River of Panjab'. He...

Top Ten Truths about Guru Teghbahadar Sahib

Guru Teghbahadar Sahib’s life and legacy is unparalleled in the annals of world history.   He proclaimed: “Be very clear...

Gurmukhi: Guru Nanak Sahib’s Alphabets

Gurmukhi – what is it?  Its two most popular etymological explanation are from “the mouth of the Guru” or “the...

Who is a Sikh?

The State of the Panth series is a report on Sikh matters presented by the Sikh Research Institute to the...

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.”...

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