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Taking Amrit & Commitment

Taking Amrit & Commitment

We received a number of questions from users on the topic of taking Amrit (Sikh "Baptism"). With this being a central part of the Sikh lifestyle it is no surprise that there are so many questions related to this topic. In this video Guruka Singh answers some of the questions we have received via email […]

Khalsa Women – Panj Piaray

Khalsa Women – Panj Piaray

I just saw some great pictures from the Vaisakhi celebration in Los Angeles, California and it was really great to see the below photo showing Khalsa women as Panj Piaray as well as Granthi. You don’t see there very much. Too often I think many Sikhs get stuck on the gender issue with the thought […]

The Singhnia (Sikh Women) of Guru Gobind Singh

During the Jaap Sahib course here in Espanola, New Mexico Shanti Kaur Khalsa taught an inspiring class titled "The Singhnia of Guru Gobind Singh". This was a 1.5 hour class which might be a bit long for you to watch at a stretch so I have taken this class and edited it into different portions […]

The Role of Women in Sikhism

In this video I ask Guruka Singh some questions about women, in relation to being a Sikh and being a part of the Panj Piaray. As most of you know, women generally are not "allowed" to be part of the Panj Piaray in most Gurdwaras.  Even inside the Harimandir Sahib (The Golden Temple) women are […]

The Blessing of Receiving Guru’s Amrit

About a month ago I had a transformational experience of receiving the Guru’s Amrit at the end of the Summer Solstice Camp. The reason you have not seen me write anything about it here earlier is that I felt it was a very personal thing for me and that by showcasing it online it might […]

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