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  1. Guest

    Why are we not Hindus?

    It's clear that Sikhi is very different from Islam. However, same cannot be argued for Hinduism. Sikhi shares a lot with it; reincarnation, concept of Guru-student, mukti etc. Given that Hinduism encompasses various differing traditions, Sikhi can be accepted as a tradition within the wider Hindu dharma. It technically is and has been, until the British-funded Singh Sabha
  2. Efforts made for Hindu-Sikh unity by Thakur Dalip Singh ji succeeded https://www.facebook.com/GuruNanakNaamLeva/videos/2063852307025769/
  3. Hi I remember reading a topic where someone extensively explained why hindus were worse than tarkhaan n stuff and at one point said they were beggers because of clothes they wear. That’s all I can remember but can’t remember exactly what was said and was trying to find it but can’t. No i don’t hate hindus(or any one else) so don’t start bashing me . Just trying to find it again. thanks
  4. Namdhari sikh head Thakur Dalip singh had made a point with no artefacts from gurbani held at World Hindu Congress Summit Chicago to Oblige Hindu Community. If it is just a question of pleasing Hindus and RSS then Dalip singh wouldn’t have made a valid argument on stage that “Why the conference is not been conducted using just Hindi Language ?” Secondly, Dalip Singh Thakur requested with a question in front of RSS leader Mohan Bhagwat to suppress Hindutva and bring bhartiyatav. For making such a bold statements one need to be brave heart like Dalip Singh who earlier too made a reasonable point that Sikhs have independent identity and that should remain independent. It is only Dalip singh Thakur who speaks straightforward in front of Hindu community and brought reasonable statement to think about. Do we have someone and has guts to speak against any orthodox thinking ?
  5. Guest

    Diaspora relations

    Hi guys, I have some questions about diaspora relations. In Canada in general do Tamils and Hindus in general get on with Sikhs or is it neutral or is it a negative relation. Secondally and finally , in the UK do Hindus get on with Sikhs /neutral/negative. Also is there rivalry between Hindus , Sikhs or Muslims and if so are Hindus and Sikhs on the same side or are they separate. Thanks
  6. Dsinghdp

    Hindu decrease in India

    Hinduism is decreasing day by day in India. RSS and Shiv Sena are going crazy. More and more Dalits are leaving Hinduism (many have become Muslims). Only our great Guru Tegh Bahadur saved Dharma and Sanskrit in Hindustan.
  7. Guest

    AFGHAN SIKH AND HINDU

    In Afghanistan there used to be prominent Sikh and Hindu communities living along side the Muslim majority. As time went on things got worse. Taliban took over and Hindus and Sikhs were forced to wear yellow arm bands to identify themselves, similar to Jews in Germany! Me and my Hindu and Sikh relatives now live in Southall. Here we have a Afghan Gurdwara and Mandir. Our history shouldn’t be forgotten and you will find this interesting.
  8. Hindu Sikh relations in 2017 How are the relations between these two communities
  9. Guest

    Conversion to Sikhi ?!

    Is conversion to Sikhi welcome ? I wasn't born in India (we only go there once every three years to meet relatives) so I can't really read the Gurmukhi script or any proper punjabi script....... My parents took me to a gurudwara regularly as the closest temple was too far, and my hindi was weak so I didn't want to go there anyway. I'm aged 16 - 20 if that matters.
  10. Why do many Sikhs wear Hindu Threads around their wrists? I have seen so many. They also wear the kara at the same time. At many a time I have thought about giving one of these confused people a good hard thapar for their foolishness. But not sure what its all about. Are these people copying Hindus?
  11. Though Mahatma Gandhi start quit India movement in 1942, he was not pioneer for starting quit India Movement. Pioneer was Baba Ram Singh kuka Namdhari, who started social boycott and all types of boycott of foreign products and services. Baba Ram Singh started nonviolent as well as armed struggle by making relations with Russia, Nepal. He openly all of the, namdharis said Quit India for that purpose there was a slogan sung in Punjabi “Goreyo desh shad deyo raj khalse karna” “Chavni kardeyo khali Khalse ne Bhang beejni”. Unfortunately Baba Ram Singh’s decedents and other followers were not Prime Minister like Nehru and they were not well educated. Therefore, Baba Ram singh have not been promoted in media as promoted was Mahatma Gandhi. Actually there was no media in 19th century, like in 20th century to promote this freedom cause of Namdhari Baba Ram Singh.
  12. I am a sikh girl from punjab. My age is 25. I fallen in love with a hindu guy originally from UP but now settled in punjaab. He is really handsom and I love him a lot. But my family is sikh sardar. My boyfriends mother is saying the child will be raised as hindu and all hindu ceremonies will be performed on future son like mundan, ear peircing, janeu. I told my parents. Their parents met my parents and my parents are ok with it. my father and mother is amritdhari still they are allowing me to marry a hindu boy and future son will be hindu without turban. I am ok with it. But my local gurudwara granthi telling me its not good. and some aunties also telling same. I am confused . Please tell what I should do. My other 2 sikh friends have also married good looking hindu boys but I dont know if I am doing right thing although i like him.
  13. Is there any limit to how low the hinduists can fall while inflated by their own fake ego over nothing. In this another article I stumbled upon, they shamelessly deny that Guru Teg Bahadur sacrificed his head for the sake of dharam in general and protection of kashmiri pandits. Rather they say Guru was protecting his own "tilak" and dharma . That guru was hindu himself. Then they twisted the line "tilak janju raakha prabh taa ka" (from dasam granth) to suggest that Guru Gobind Singh ji was referring to tilak of Guru Teg Bahadur ji and not hindus. Check the article itself. https://trueindology.wordpress.com/2016/05/08/martyrdom-of-guru-tegh-bahadur-a-historical-analysis BTW, this is not the first time I am reading this kind of comment by RSS and other hinduists on shaheedi of Guru Teg Bahadur.
  14. I can enumerate so many of Hindu Punjabi big brand businesses right off my tongue and I am not even a very savvy person : Mahindra & Mahindra (automobile and finance) , Bajaj (2 wheelers and finance), Airtel (telecom) and then ofcourse half of uber-rich bollywood film industry is run by Kapoors (Punjabi hindus). Now contrast that with Sikhs . We had Ranbaxy (pharma) but sold it off, Apollo (but it looks like half his family is having hindu names). Also if you noticed, Punjabi Hindus tend to live mostly in Urban cities in punjab . Jalandhar ,Chandigarh, etc are mostly Hindu. Sikhs on the other hand are mostly into rural punjab and can't think of anything beyond farming. When Sikhs come to urban spaces , they can't think of anything except petrol pumps, Automobiles , Transportation. Looks like our kaum is attached to vehicles in some way lol. If you look at corporate India , most of top CEOs tend to be madrasi . I guess sambar chaul is giving them brains
  15. Guest

    Caste in Sikh Minds

    Vaheguru Ji Ka Khalsa Vaheguru Ji Ki Fateh! Can anyone explain logically why caste still exists in our Panth? Especially among those who tell everyone caste doesn't exist to the outside, but when it comes for actually putting it into practice they forget everything about the right side. There are Hindus today who value their personal caste less than some Sikhs which is just depressing if you asked anyone. Also how can we logically combat this idea in some old-aged Pakhandis minds. Especially among Pakhandidharis, (those who took Amrit yet still keep Non-Sikh practices), which makes people question the need for Amrit. Vaheguru Ji Ka Khalsa Vaheguru Ji Ki Fateh!
  16. Disclaimer foreword : I don't intend to spread any kind of animosity between two communities but will just share the kind of things hindus said about our sikh gurus, about our dastaar , etc. This is my first hand experience. I joined my current office in July 2015. I wanted to get along well with everyone , but soon realized my distinct appearance (turban and beard) didn't go well along with some of them. In lunch table I started getting ridiculed I remember this motherfucker started mocking me. He was a south indian 1) Why do you tie that thing on your head ? to keep your head from exploding ? 2) Why do you people wear that dagger ? *after I explained him , "So if a sikh woman is gonna chop vegetables, but forgets her knife in kitchen, can she use Kirpan?" 3) What do you do if you gotta ride a bike ? how you going to wear your helmet ? 4) What you gonna do if you got an itch on your head ? how you gonna scratch ? *laughs* One of them other , when I showed him a pic of Guru Gobind Singh ji made a face of disrespect and said "What has he done ?" . then finds and shows me 'santa banta jokes' . "this is only thing you're good for, this is your only history lol" He's a loyal far-right winger "nationalist". All the while, these people always kept praising shivaji , their hero , even this south indian guy kept praising shivaji .They would talk of going to temple together. So it proves they do have some hindu sentiment in them . They're not truly atheist ! I had heard of RSS people in my earlier years, but this was first hand hate experience of hate from hindus ! When I told them of sacrifices of sikh gurus, they usually went in denial mode. I was honestly very revolted. I once cursed one of them "may you die with maggots inside you " . Once these people also called Khalsa terrorist ! And mocked sikhs right to wear kirpan ! Also , these people always united , even if one of them said wrong to me . I didn't used to hate hindus, but after these experience, I would say I don't really call them "brother" as I used to !
  17. President of RADICAL hindu group shot dead by 2 motorcycle borne men in Ludhiana. Where da party at?!
  18. Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh This is general a topic, and is here to gauge people's opinion on two issues. First of all thanks to the Sikh Sangat for allowing open air discussions. The first topic I want to address is what I see a growing a trend among Sikhs in the west, UK, Canada, US etc. there is a lot of anti-Hindu sentiment. Now people are understandably against 1984 and this has left a bad taste, but shouldn't we label these people as bad doers and not put all Hindus into that lot. A lot of us don't but the majority of Sikhs hold a grudge. My main point being forget Hindus/Sikh divisions inwards into the panth, develop yourself and the panth. We are our biggest downfall, we tend to focus more on others and not ourselves. Second topic, is the rising use of the word Quom, one only has to go many katha talks or turn on sikh tv channels to see the word now appears more often. What is the cause of this trend? Also as I understand it the word is Arabic/Islamic in nature, one can associate it with tribe or caste, but since when did Sikhi become a tribe. One should know that tribes in Punjab follow similar to the Jati/Clan families e.g. Jat, Sindhi etc. I feel the religion shouldn't use this word, just call it Sikh Panth, Sikhi applies to all. It would be good to understand people's opinions on this. Thanks, Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh
  19. Vaheguru Ji Ka Khalsa Vaheguru Ji Ki Fateh! Recently I was seeing something related to Sikhi, just to see what many people actually thought, and I noticed a lot of false information about Sikhs in general, (especially some of whom called themselves Sikhs), a lot of it had to do with Hinduism surprisingly. Why is education for Sikhi this awful? (Do the Pracharks in India not do anything?) Vaheguru Ji Ka Khalsa Vaheguru Ji Ki Fateh!
  20. There are such families in which one son and his wife, kids, grandkids are Sikhs and another son and his family are Hindus. As much as I have observed it is such families who are likely to call Sikhs Hindus or call themselves also Hindus and perform Hindu rituals as well. Due to such families Sikhs are called Hindus by many Hindus also. Where did such families come from? Such families are most confusing. Some of them have say, an Amritdhari sister and jija but cousin will be a Hindu with cut bair, Hindu name and all. Or mother in law, father in law will be Hindu but only husband will be Sikh. Men, women and kids of such families usually do Hindu rituals. How did such families come about? What is their history and origin? If one son became a Sikh then shouldn't he and his wife, kids, grandkids have always followed Sikhi properly instead of looking like Sikhs, sporting Sikh names yet still doing idol worship, pujas, vrats, kanjakan etc alongside? What's the point of "becoming" Sikh like this? It is exactly such families that are used to defend interfaith marriages or claim Sikhs are sect of Hinduism or Hindus and Sikhs are same thing. Kids of such families also look like confused lot and rather closer to Hindus. They might be wearing turban but know mantras more than Gurbani! And worship like Hindus (worship of Guru Granth Sahib is no different from idol worship for them, they just keep lighting diyas, incense around SGGS, put flowers or other chadhawa in front of it but rarely understand Gurbani nor do Nitnem regularly!) These have been bane of Sikh community IMO and never bothered about Gurbani or Maryada (though rare exceptions might have been there).
  21. what percentage of india hindu population is secular an what percentage hates minorities and why? considering that the biggest stars in india are muslim like shar rukh khan an salman khan amir khan saif ali khan an the list goes on an on there are a lot of secular hindus in india what percentage of india hindu population has hate for minorities usually politicians will use scapegoating for people to channel there anger an frusteration at an considering india has a huge povery problem an many uneducated people it is easy for greedy politicians to take advantage of this an use the people's frusterations an channel it against a group for there own political gain Jagdesh tytler is great example of scapegoating he is a very corrupt politician with no religion he was raised a Christian had a Sikh wedding and yet was one of the big players behind the anti Sikh riots in 1984 going to the slums an getting hindus to scapegoat Sikhs for there suffering then winning over them as voters to get him elected But would you guys say its 75 secular 25 full of hatred what percentage do you think is secular an what percentage do you think is biggoted
  22. What follows are two extracts from the book We, Our Nationhood Defined written by M.S. Golwarkar, the second leader of the RSS: "To keep up the purity of the Race and its culture, Germany shocked the world by her purging the country of the semitic Races - the Jews. Race pride at its highest has been manifested here. Germany has also shown how well nigh impossible it is for Races and cultures, having differences going to the root, to be assimilated into one united whole, a good lesson for us in Hindusthan to learn and profit by."[31] "Ever since that evil day, when Moslems first landed in Hindustan, right up to the present moment, the Hindu Nation has been gallantly fighting on to take on these despoilers. The Race Spirit has been awakening." "The non-Hindu people of Hindustan must either adopt Hindu culture and language, must learn and respect and hold in reverence the Hindu religion, must entertain no idea but of those of glorification of the Hindu race and culture ... In a word they must cease to be foreigners, or may stay in the country, wholly subordinated to the Hindu nation, claiming nothing, deserving no privileges, far less any preferential treatment—not even citizens' rights." These horrific offerings are distinct from Islamic fundamentalism in some very important ways: 1 - Islam is not an inherently racist creed. Hindutva on the other hand appears to take for its inspiration the same sort of racial theories propounded by the Nazis, and covertly advocates genocide in the pursuit of Hindu racial hegemony by recommending Hindustanis to adopt Nazi methods. Even the pictures of them in their uniforms and at their rallies in formation evoke echoes of the Third Reich. 2 - Shariah law is repugnant, there can be no doubt, especially in point of its treatment of unbelievers. But even non-Muslim dhimmis living beneath the aegis of the Dar-ul-Islam are afforded basic rights such as protection by their rulers. Hindutva would deny them even that. It would literally reduce them to a subhuman level. 3 - It is based on a dangerous hallucination. The forces of Hindutva have somehow managed to utterly convince themselves that the laughable Hindu record of defeats at Muslim hands was actually a 'gallant fight' (to take the words of Gokalwar himself). Only a person of breathtaking psychiatric imbalance could perform these sorts of mental gymnastics. The cause of Islamic Jihad is manned by stupid fanatics - the cause of Hindu nationalism is manned by insane fanatics. This is scary stuff. I haven't yet decided whether it frightens me more than Islamism, but that there should even be a contest between the two says it all. Also, it bears mentioning that whilst Punjab hasn't really been affected by Jihad, the tentacles of the RSS have embedded themselves deeply and extensively.
  23. RSS Brahm Sanatan fanatics... hindu cowards only attack in numbers. https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=725652734214220
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