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  1. Which groups actively help the widows and mothers of shaheed? Which groups currently provide for the Paanth?
  2. I know there are a lot of fake corrupt charities, ashrams and babeh in Punjab and it's hard to trust these people, but i think this young man is genuine and is doing seva from his heart. Does anyone know anything about him? He doesnt collect money but asks for building material to expand the buildings. It's really sad to hear the stories of these vulnerable people. People who hurt and tortured these vulnerable people are pure evil. Government has nothing in place for these people who really need help.
  3. Gur fateh ji looking for someone to help design the following website and hello to build it so more content can go on there and hopefully be easier to upload and access please do get in touch www.gurmatstudy.org
  4. Hey everybody. It’s nice to be here and to start looking into Sikhism. A true, short story follows of what has got this Gora interested in delving into Sikhism (hint: it’s Seva!): “How do you feel about that?” sounds like an innocuous question and you’d never guess that so few words could shake the foundations of a person’s world but that’s precisely what happened to me a little while back. The context was simple enough; my partner’s fifteen year-old niece, Kiran, had been excluded from school and had been placed in a referral unit owing to her anti-social behaviour and it was obvious that her cultural milieu wasn’t going to improve any time soon. We decided to bring her out from the British inner-city to live with us here in our beautiful sierra in southern Spain. The above question (“How do you feel about that?”) came instinctively from a friend upon being informed of the situation. In that very moment I saw that instead of viewing the opportunity to help a fellow human being as a positive occurrence, my friend’s perspective was all about how such a course of action would impact negatively upon her own life. She wasn’t the only person amongst my friends who had difficulty understanding how we could possibly contemplate interrupting our paradisiacal existence here in the foothills of the majestic Sierra de Grazalema by introducing a troubled teenager into our lives. I found it hard to believe that anybody could even ask that question. Surely when a family member, especially a fifteen-year-old child, is going off the rails it’s one’s responsibility as an adult to intervene and help in whatever way necessary; however, in these self-obsessed times that’s no longer the default response for a lot of people. It is obviously, and tragically, more important to concentrate purely on oneself and turn away from those in need. I began ruminating on whether this disinclination to seva is a timeless phenomenon and something merely exacerbated by the recent emergence of the social media, face-in-phone existence we all inhabit. Were we formerly more given to offering selfless service or has it always been a relatively rare offering? What was particularly interesting about this dialogue was that the person in question was far from the stereotype of a "heartless capitalist"(or however you'd like to cast an obvious bad guy). Her group of friends are very central in the local yoga world and she constantly speaks of meditation, Ayahuasca and other “spiritual” practices…but, crucially, she seems to have missed the most significant side of spiritual life: dedication to others less fortunate than oneself. The million-dollar question is how do we make seva as popular in the west as yoga and meditation? Is it possible to create a society (or perhaps enclaves of selfless compassion) where seva becomes central to more people’s lives? Or has the self-absorption of our narcissistic, neo-liberal ways destroyed any possibility of this occurring? Anyway, nice light question to get myself acquainted with y'all!
  5. WGJKK WGJKKFCan one of the siane Singhs on here shed some light on rehat of doing seva after peshi and completing tankha.If someone takes amrit as a child/teenager, commits a bujjar kurehit and completes peshi / tankha as an adult, what sevas are they restricted from doing?I heard they cannot do seva in punj during amrit sachar, does this stand for above scenario as well (taking amrit in young age and peshi as adult)? What about pahradar or granthi during amrit sachar?What about receiving Panja di degh after diwan? Seva in panj for nishan sahib seva or making a gurmatta?
  6. Vaheguroo je ka Khalsa Vaheguroo je ke fateh. Guroo pyareo, We are looking for like minded people to join us in spreading Sikhi. We are interested in writters, story tellers or just some people to research. Currently we are looking for someone to write 100 word story's for each Guru which we will then put into animations aimed at Children. We are also interested in all languages. If you are interested and would like to bring Sikhi to the masses please get in touch via PM. Vaheguroo je ka Khalsa Vaheguroo je ke fateh.
  7. Why can't women do seva in Harminder Sahib?
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    Sanskaar seva

    Hello I wanted to know how do we do agan bhet seva for gutka Sahibs and rumala sahib and can we do it at home thank you
  9. Keertan Programs http://www.isangat.org
  10. Please attend our event on Saturday and let your friends and family know. You can sign up on the day and the event is always free. ð
  11. Please attend our event on Saturday and let your friends and family know. You can sign up on the day and the event is always free. ð
  12. Contact us 408.800.SEVA (7382) sikhfamilycenter@gmail.com Sikh Family Center's HELP LINE provides culturally specific peer-counseling and non-emergency support for community members in Punjabi and English. The phone line is staffed by community volunteers committed to supporting community members facing or fearing any threats to health, safety, and/or security. Please note, the HELP LINE is NOT Not for Emergencies. Please call 911 for any emergency situation. Not a Hotline. We cannot answer the phone live. That means, you must leave a message on our voicemail. We try our best to return your call within 48 hours. 408.800.SEVA (7382) The HELP LINE IS A safe and confidential resource. A place where we listen to you carefully and respectfully. A place where we do not judge you, and there is no shame. A source of information-we often refer and connect callers to other relevant resources. Volunteers Volunteers answering messages on the line have training specific to various areas of practice, including but not limited to: Physical health Mental health Crisis counseling Safety planning and anti-violence work Harassment Bullying Examples Examples of concerns we have worked with in the past. No concern is too big or too small! I am starting college and have no idea about what course of study to follow. I wrote "pre-med" on my initial application, but don't like studying science and don't know what other options I might have? I am working for a family, taking care of their two little children. They don't pay me, but give me a room and food. They also don't return my passport. I am scared if I ask them for it, they may tell immigration to take me away. The teacher's assistant in my 4th period class always threatens to take off extra points from my exam if I don't give write him 250 lines of "I am a curry smelling monkey" daily. He says he has this power. My fiance and I got into a fight. That happens almost every week. But this time, he angrily shoved me really hard, and I am very scared. If I tell anyone, he will get into trouble. I've come home every evening for three months straight to find my wife sitting on the couch, looking depressed, claiming today is going to be her last day. She also looks drugged, and I suspect she is drinking alcohol. What should I do? My Mom and I were arguing because some boy from school keeps calling our home late at night. For the first time, I yelled at Mom for five whole minutes. I felt ashamed later and left. It's been two days and I haven't been back home now I don't know how to. http://www.sikhfamilycenter.org/sfc/408800SEVA.html
  13. Please attend and let others know The date is now on 14th February 2016 on Sunday
  14. Please attend the event and let others know
  15. Sikh marriage Seva event is now on 14th February 2016 on Sunday
  16. Please attend the event and let others know Ji.
  17. Please attend the event and let others know Ji.
  18. Please attend and the event is now on 14th February 2016 on Sunday
  19. SIKH MARRIAGE SEVA EVENT FOR GURSIKHS AND NON GURSIKHS, MIXED EVENT FOR EVERY SIKH. PLEASE SHARE THE POSTER WITH FRIENDS AND FAMILY
  20. SIKH MARRIAGE SEVA EVENT FOR GURSIKHS AND NON GURSIKHS, MIXED EVENT FOR EVERY SIKH. PLEASE SHARE THE POSTER WITH FRIENDS AND FAMILY
  21. PLEASE ATTEND AND LET OTHERS KNOW BE SURE TO CLICK THE LIKE BUTTON ON THE PAGE BELOW https://www.facebook.com/Sikh-Marriage-Seva-472639092886820/
  22. PLEASE ATTEND AND LET OTHERS KNOW BE SURE TO CLICK THE LIKE BUTTON ON THE PAGE BELOW https://www.facebook.com/Sikh-Marriage-Seva-472639092886820/
  23. Gurfateh Guru Piyaarayo! Does any one know where in the UK (or UK based website) where you can get non alcoholic perfume/scent/aftershave? It is for Guru Maharaaj Ji's Darbar for the Ramalay and Thabayah. Apart from Burberry Baby Touch, daas is finding it a struggle to source it. Thanks. Akaal!
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