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by deepharn
Wed Apr 20, 2016 2:13 pm
Forum: Sikhi Discussion
Topic: Sikh Religion and Economic Growth
Replies: 0
Views: 1512

Sikh Religion and Economic Growth

Here is a very good article on sikh religion and economic growth

http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm? ... id=2763585

http://www.iimb.ernet.in/research/sites ... %20509.pdf

Hope you find it useful and interesting.

Thanks
Deepharn
by deepharn
Thu Nov 27, 2014 9:10 pm
Forum: Sikhi Discussion
Topic: Sikhs in the US Army
Replies: 0
Views: 562

Sikhs in the US Army

I am perplexed that these days, we talk about a sikh officer or a corporal in the US Army and we make a big discussion. But in the US Army, there was a Col (Dr) Tina Sodhi, Gastro specialist, a devout Amritdhari Sikh, now retired and living in Virginia, close to DC, after more than two decades of ac...
by deepharn
Fri Jan 17, 2014 12:08 pm
Forum: Sikhi Discussion
Topic: Which Gurupurabs should we celebrate?
Replies: 8
Views: 2579

Re: Which Gurupurabs should we celebrate?

This is very interesting observation and logical too. Yes, since when were the Gurpurabs in terms of birth or martydom days being celebrated? If, in sikh religion, no day is considered auspicious and unauspicious, because we dont beleive in shanivaar or mangalvar, then how come we have started celeb...
by deepharn
Tue Nov 12, 2013 12:49 am
Forum: Sikhi Discussion
Topic: sikh vs sikh?
Replies: 6
Views: 1683

Re: sikh vs sikh?

First, IJJ thanks for an excellent exposition. I have not understood the motive of this thread. But, i think, one should not be sacred of competition if that is the motive of this sikh vs sikh connotation, for the following reasons - a) Competition is always better - and with competition, progress, ...
by deepharn
Mon Nov 11, 2013 1:39 pm
Forum: Sikhi Discussion
Topic: Meaning of word Santokh?
Replies: 1
Views: 1679

Meaning of word Santokh?

Dear All Ji, In Japji, we read Dhaul Dharam Daya ka ppot, santokh thaap rakhiya jeen sooth. Now, what is the meaning of word Santokh or contentment for a sikh? Accept what is given or else work hard and try to change the destiny itself? Any clarification, based on Gurbani or a Sakhi will be apprecia...
by deepharn
Sat Nov 09, 2013 10:36 pm
Forum: Sikhi Discussion
Topic: ‘Living out the vision’
Replies: 2
Views: 733

Re: ‘Living out the vision’

Thanks for sharing.

According to Sikh Rehat Maryada, Morning banis are five, same as while preparing Amrit. This gentleman, says only 3. What is this - a role model for whom?

Thanks
by deepharn
Wed Nov 06, 2013 11:32 pm
Forum: Sikhi Discussion
Topic: Sikh Rehat Maryada - Time to revisit?
Replies: 4
Views: 1559

Re: Sikh Rehat Maryada - Time to revisit?

Just a thought -

Homosexual behaviour is not new to human race. Any historical evidence as to How it was dealt with during Guruji's time from 1469 to 1708 AD?

Thanks
by deepharn
Tue Oct 22, 2013 10:39 am
Forum: Sikhi Discussion
Topic: Gurbani - Difference between Sikh, normal human and animal?
Replies: 10
Views: 4394

Re: Gurbani - Difference between Sikh, normal human and anim

In continuation of my previous email to Biriabc Ji and some more, Guru Arjan Dev ji in Sukhmani Sahib says - Kartoot pashu ki manas jaat, lok pachara kare din raat. (Actions of an animal, human form, pleasing the world day and night). I am trying to understand and explain as to what is this characte...
by deepharn
Tue Oct 22, 2013 8:32 am
Forum: Sikhi Discussion
Topic: Gurbani - Difference between Sikh, normal human and animal?
Replies: 10
Views: 4394

Re: Gurbani - Difference between Sikh, normal human and anim

Biriabc Ji, I would appreciate if you could explain as to what would this line of Asa ji di vaar would mean - Balihari Gur apne diohari sadvar; jin manas te devte kiye karat na lagi var. (I hail the Guru a hundreds thousands times as he reveals the secret of transforming a man into an angel, and tha...