Chasing Happiness
What exactly is happiness? This is not just a rhetorical question. We think we know when we have it and also when it has been stolen or denied. The past can be instructive. Sometimes what seems wonderful at the time turns out not to be so after all, and what seemed to be awful at the time turns out wonderfully after all.
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The Living Guru
Guruka Singh Ji speaks about how Sri Guru Granth Sahib is the Living Guru.
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Dhan Dhan Ram Das Gur
Finally, Guru Arjan announced that the musicians were no longer welcome to the Guru’s court and anyone who suggested otherwise would have his face blackened with coal and would be paraded through the town facing backwards on a donkey.
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NOW FREE! Gurbani Media Center App from SikhNet
The SikhNet Gurbani Media Center App is now FREE for a limited period of time, thanks to the generous support of Avtar Singh Dhamija, of Akal Engineers and Consultants Ltd, Canada.
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The Case For Transliteration of Gurbani
There is no question that we need both a standardized translation and a transliteration of Gurbani and these are not processes that a single scholar, no matter how good, can or should handle alone.
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New Gurbani Website Just Launched
For Sikhs, then, to reflect (do vichaar) on gurbani through music, dialogue, discussion and discourse is obligatory practice that finds expression through the institution of sangat. Welcome to KhojGurbani !
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The Dry Wood Blossoms With Greenery
The Guru uses a phrase 'sooke kaasht hariaa' "The dry wood blossoms with greenery." Guru ji is not just teaching us about wood! It is about our own heart, body and mind. Guruka Singh touches on the deep meaning of Gurbani special for season we are in right now.
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Kaam: Virtue or Vice?
Gurbani refers to Kaam in several contexts. It can be a vice or a wish but can it also be a blessing?
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