The civilized person is judged by how well he responds to the needs of the less fortunate. "I consider the founders (Dr. N. S. Sodhi and Mrs. Shaminder Kaur Grewal) as modern day messiahs bringing sensitization to a society steeped in materialism."
A US-based Sikh body (Sikh Human Development Foundation) has raised $3,30,000 to fund scholarships for bright but poor Punjabi students. "This is the largest donation ever received by the diaspora community for higher education for students in Punjab. In Indian rupees, this is a little over 2 crores."
Finally construction work started on the site of the new Sikh Temple in Voorbaai on 2nd May 2014. It took five years to obtain re-zoning permission and to get the building plans approved for the construction. The Temple will have a major influence in attracting more Indian tourists into Mossel Bay
[VIDEO] The Justness is a wonderful video with a wonderful message. Bhogi and Jogi, the Lord is both a solitarian as well as royalty. Great is the Guru and great are the Sikhs of the Guru. Bless us to walk a path like this!
In Sikh beliefs a concern for the environment is part of an integrated approach to life and nature. As all creation has the same origin and end, humans must have consciousness of their place in creation
...they rescued personal belongings and even a family’s pet goldfish from the torrid floodwater that has forced dozens to evacuate their homes. “On a scale of one to 10, I would say the effect it’s had down there is a 10,”
Mr Harjinder Singh Gill, a NRI from USA, established Guru Nanak Charitable Eye Clinic in the memories of his mother late Smt. Bhagwan Kaur. Mr. Gill told that how he made the mind to establish this clinic on guidelines he learned from his mother.
In this ever-changing world there are timeless principles at work, sometimes beneath the surface, sometimes quite apparent. There are also special creations, enduring pieces of art, that reflect these principles in a way that captures our imagination and turns our attention inward.
If you want to meditate, begin with your breath. Slow your breath down.
Your eyes have to be closed, otherwise you will be distracted. Sit up tall, and relax your shoulders. Then become aware of your breath.
Beging thinking ...
The legendary love-birds ‘chakva’ and ‘chakvi’ – are male and female orange-brown ducks. They are known for their love for the sun. In poetic references, when the sun sets, they feel that they have been separated from their partner who might be right next to them.
In a world divided by sectarian discord, SikhsPAC seeks to promote understanding and cooperation among Americans of all cultures including Sikhs, Christians, Muslims, Buddhist and Hindus within the United States and across the globe.
Because of the value of human life, suicide is a great tragedy. So that soul has to begin its journey again. That means going through all 8.4 million incarnations.
The bottom line is you have to do the work.