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  1. WJKK WJFK Is there a posted maryada of Shastar Prakash? I want to set one up but want to know the procedures before doing so. WJKK WJKF
  2. IS SHANT ras more important then bir ras or are they supposed to be equal. an example is miri piri, is the miri aspect more important then the piri aspect or vice versa, or are they equally important. bhula chuka khema muaf. wjkk wjkf
  3. VJKK VJF Sangat Ji, I'm hearing that Nihang Singhs put 5 leaves of cannabis in degh. What is this for and why is this? I mean cannabis... cannabis. I'm kind of (not) getting to grips what jhatka meat is about but cannabis? Someone please enlighten me. VJKK VJKF
  4. Vaheguru Ji Ka Khalsa! Vaheguru Ji Ki Fateh! Sangat Ji, has anyone got a copy of the purataan rehat marayada where the panj pathay (5 leaves) of sukha is written? Or is it taken from Bhai Santokh Singh's Sri Gur Partap Suraj Parkash? Also, is shaheedi degh the only way of consumption? Meaning, can it be consumed as infused 'tea' with honey for example? Looking to get the health benefits from it but won't always be able to do the traditional ragra. Please don't make this post anti-sukha/shaheedi degh! Akaal!
  5. WJKK WJKF As part of a school project, I am doing Sikhi for religious education. Our essay focuses more on sects (Taksali, AKJ, 3HO, etc) I am doing Nihang, and many of my other class members are. I want to go further and actually explain how to join them. If you think about it, people will have stuff like their beliefs, how they were created, modern day nihangs. I want to do stuff like beliefs, how they were created, their contribution in 1984, Nihang isn't one sect (it relies on Nihang jathebandees), how to become a nihang yourself If anyone could help me I would appreciate it a lot. WJKK WJKF
  6. I was listening to a video from taksal who say that the rehraas they read is the final version as passed down by Bhai Mani Singh Ji. Then what about the Hazur Sahib and Nihang Singh rehraas, they also claim to be as passed down by Guru Gobind Singh ji....can anyone give some more info on this? Thanks,
  7. How is one officially called nihang?
  8. Really interesting watch and great to see Nihang Singhs supporting such a good art!
  9. Does anyone know which painting I'm talking about? I've been trying to find it for some reason. Would appreciate if anyone could post it here.
  10. https://youtu.be/p8jvzLYltK8 Mom catholic, father buddhists, and educated in catholic environment. He said he wasnt satisfied in his spiritual life. He began his journey on the path of truth on the search for truth. He learned in libraries to discover the truth in spiritual knowledge. Bhai Sahib did his own research and compared one religion to another. At a young age, He figured that every religion was the same as it teaches goodness and well being for everyone. However, he wasnt satisfied and his thirst wasnt fulfilled. At his tenth birthday, Bhai Sahibs mom gave him a book about world religions and thats where he discovered Sikhism. He says the word Sikhism connects in his mind because he passed a Gurdwara on his way to school everyday in Jakarta. He learned about Sikhism and study deeply into the religion. Due to limited resources, the study on Sikhi was limited and he determined that the religion is normal compared to others. The question lingered in his mind about the true religion. He began on further research on the new religion he discovered. He searched for books on Sikhism from library to library and finally found a good resource and understood that Sikhism isnt the same as the other religions. By the age of 11, he learned about Sikhism from two Sikhs he met in Singapore. Bhai Wadbhag was referred by the Sikh men to learn more from the local Gurdwara where he started to learn from Granthis and Kirtaniye from the Gurdwara Sahib in Singapore. Finally, Bhai Sahib met the student of Sant Jarnail Singh Ji Khalsa Bhindranwale and Sant Giani Gurbhachan Singh Bhindranwale Giani Vikar Singh. Bhai Wadbhag learned about the Nitnem Banis, Sikh Sakhis, Sants, and the Sikh Shaheeds. After learning about the Shaheeds, Bhai Wadbhag Singh was inspired to embrace Sikhi. http://dailysikhupdates.com/catholic-nihang-singh-incredible-journey-wadbhag-singh/
  11. Part II of Tisarpanth's Misconceptions Series. Here two main misconceptions are answered: 1.) Sikhi survived due to the sole efforts of the Jats and, 2.) Sikhi was a reaction against contemporary economics. To quote a few portions: 'Sikh history, and tradition, substantiates that no lapse was ever tolerated from the faith’s ideology. The names of Baba Atal Rai and Baba Ram Rai are only some of the many examples which depict the penalties imposed upon those who, for one reason or another, deviated from established norms. The former resurrected a victim of snakebite and was so sternly reprimanded by his father, the sixth Guru, that he discarded his mortal frame whilst the latter intentionally changed a line of Gurbani and was excommunicated by his own father, the seventh Guru. Summarily we can easily conclude then that it is impossible to assert that the sixth Guru who was more than satisfied to witness his own son’s demise, but could not tolerate any deviation from the faith’s ideology would concede to any demands made by the Jats.' 'Non-Sikh records mention the respect with which the Sikhs treated women, even extending courtesy and safety to those who were of their sworn foes. (19) If compared with Jat practices, historic and present, than these contrast starkly as the Jat objectification of women is a well known fact. Secondly, the Sikh ability to unite in face of a common threat historically is a well-established fact. This principle emerged out of two factors namely a channeling of all energies towards achieving a singular goal, and a singular interpretation of the faith. The Jats were and still are avid worshipers of Jatheras or shrines dedicated to some Sisyphean ancestor(s). (20) With each locality, tribe, clan, village espousing a different ancestor any ideological unity and singular channeling of energy is impossible. The establishment of Bharatpur can only be called a miracle as the Jat unity forged for it’s establishment soon disintegrated afterwards.' https://tisarpanthdotcom.wordpress.com/2016/04/24/misconceptions-ii/
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    It seems like baba joginder Singh has joined with balbir Singh. What are your thoughts on this? There is a video on Facebook if somebody can find it.
  13. Waheguru This is a great documentary on nihang singh, it seems to be a old one because all the jathedars look younger.
  14. Its a pretty old video but I thought I'd share it What do you guys think? Its pretty funny and true and I guess Niddar had it coming too.
  15. Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh The third annual AKAALI KIRTAN DARBAR, dedicated to the Singhs who gave their lives fighting for the Khalsa Panth. Our benti to the sangat, please attend and honour the Shaheed Singhs who gave up their lives and families, went through torture and hardship for our Dharam, for our Guru and for each and everyone of us. The Darbar will be held on the 13th of December at Peterborough Singh Sabha Gurdwara. Dasem bani ucharan, Katha and Kirtan divans will be 6pm till 10pm. All money made on the day will be donated to Mata Sahib Deva Gurdwara, Hazoor Sahib, for making new baneh and kashereh for the Singh who need them. Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh
  16. Vaheguru Ji Ka Khalsa Vaheguru Ji Ki Fateh! With the Kirpa of Sahib Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji, TarnaDal.com in association with Shiromani Panth Akali Budha Dal and Nanaksar Thath will be, for the first time in UK Sikh history, a Sarbloh Darbar on 11th January 2014 at Nanaksar Thath Wolverhampton, Mander St, WV3 0JZ. The Darbar will include readings from all 3 Granths and workshops will also take place. Workshops will start at 12pm and end at 4pm. The Sarbloh Darbar will start at 4pm. Rehiraas Sahib and Aarti Aarta will take place, along with a unique Raag Kirtan experience of Dasam and Sarbloh Bani. The Shaheed Singhs request the presence of the Guru Khalsa Panth on this day, take Laha and listen to the Pavitar Bani of the Tenth Master. Gurbar Akaal! For more information co tact 07453270778 or 07970770782. Poster attached
  17. 1.) What is the symbolic significance behind the Ashtbhuj/Astbhuj Duja? 2.) What is the history behind it? Do others exist? 3.) Any pre-Sikh era history behind it?
  18. Vaheguru Ji Ka Khalsa Vaheguru Ji Ki Fateh! A daily hukamnama from Sri Dasam Granth Sahib Ji will now be uploaded to BudhaDal.org daily! (Website is still being worked on) but here is the link! www.BudhaDal.org/site/hukamnama
  19. I recently saw the trailer for this film and was saddened, especially seeing that Sikhs possess no viable film industry. http://www.flicks.co.nz/movie/the-dead-lands/ Ironically if we do ever have a historic Sikh film will it have exacerbated stunts like this:? I am sure that somewhere along the line the Punjab film industry grew confused between culture (Punjabi) and history (not balle balle).
  20. Vaheguru Ji Ka Khalsa Vaheguru Ji Ki Fateh! Guroo Roop Saadh Sangat Jee, a 125k Brahm Kavach Jaap program will take place on 9/8/14 (REFER TO POSTER BELOW), with Giani Thakur Singh Ji (Damdami Taksaal) performing Katha. Date and Time Saturday 9th August 2014 5:30PM-LATE Location Nanaksar Thath Isher Darbar Mander Street (off Penn Rd) WV3 0JZ Wolverhampton PROMO VID
  21. Vaheguru Ji Ka Khalsa Vaheguru Ji Ki Fateh! Guroo Roop Saadh Sangat Jee, a 125k Brahm Kavach Jaap program will take place on 9/8/14 (REFER TO POSTER BELOW), with Giani Thakur Singh Ji (Damdami Taksaal) performing Katha. Date and Time Saturday 9th August 2014 5:30PM-LATE Location Nanaksar Thath Isher Darbar Mander Street (off Penn Rd) WV3 0JZ Wolverhampton PROMO VID
  22. Vaheguru Ji Ka Khalsa Vaheguru Ji Ki Fateh Hai! Kirtan from Sri Sarabloh Granth Sahib Ji and Sri Dasam Granth Sahib Ji from the Sri Sarbloh Darbar UK organised by Misl Nehkalank is now available on youtube at the link below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VS5jhNt9IGw&feature=youtu.be
  23. VJKK VJKF Could someone please translate the following jakara, Singh's use it a lot but my punjabi is a bit weak so I need a bit of help. Khushiyaan Da Jaikaara Gajaave Phatehi Paave Nanak Guru Gobind Singh Sahib Ji de man nu pave Nadaro Nadar Nihaal Ho Jave Sat Sri Akaaaaaaaaaaaluh! If you have any others, please translate those too. Thank You VJKK VJKF
  24. VJKK VJKF Sat Sangat Ji, I have a question I would like to ask about shaster in a dumalla. It is a quick question and I hope some singhs or kaurs out their can shed shed some light on it. I have heard old stories about nihangs in battle where they would take the weapons out of their dumalle and use them in battle. I can see how one would take off a chakram but how about a kirpaan. Is their a certain way you must tie the kirpaan into the dastaar? I have this question because I have tried experimenting tieng a kirpaan into my dumalla but whenever I try and take it out it always messes up the lar or it takes too long to get out. Now, in the battlefield, say you dropped your sword and you couldnt reach it for whatever reason, you would have to take that weapon out of your dastaar fast or your dead. So i was wondering if anyone can post an explanation, video, etc. that explains how Nihangs did this. Thank you, VJKK VJKF
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