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Nihang Darshan Singh;

“He was a man from a rich family and when he came to Sabo Ki Talwandi, seeing the Nihangs he was so fascinated and instantly fell in love with our lifestyle that he went to Baba Santa Singh and requested to be initiated a Nihang Singh himself. Baba Santa Singh declined several times saying that this was not the path for him and that he should carry on living his comfortable lifestyle. Baba Santa Singh pointed to his jewellery and said “this is not how we live”, the man took off his gold rings and threw them into the sarovar (holy pool). Baba Santa Singh gave him one of his old Kacherrae (shorts) and gave him and old sack to wear in place of his clothing. For one year he lived like this and did service for the Khalsa wearing only a sack. After one year Baba Santa Singh gave him and old bana, it was one of his own. He went on to become a great Singh, did a tremendous amount of service and meditation. He maintained a great amount of humility; he passed away just a few years ago. He never had a kasherra or bana made, he would only accept Baba Santa Singhs own clothes. He attained great spiritual heights before passing away.” (Audio recording, August 2006)

 

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In the end, to what Cloud Jee says, we may give any name, but the resullt is that, what matters most, are the fine and noble qualities of a real sikh, which are: humilty, faith, detachment, sewa and bhakti (deep love for Wahiguru).

Sat Sree Akal.

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9 hours ago, harsharan000 said:

In the end, to what Cloud Jee says, we may give any name, but the resullt is that, what matters most, are the fine and noble qualities of a real sikh, which are: humilty, faith, detachment, sewa and bhakti (deep love for Wahiguru).

Sat Sree Akal.

Vaheguroo...

I think the OP may be referring to the lifestyle and ways of Nihung life including dress code, affiliation with the fauj etc as well as being a Sikh and having the values you have mentioned.

Apologies if I am wrong.

Akaal

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On 19/12/2016 at 10:45 PM, Guest Guest_singh said:

How is one officially called nihang?

Veer, are you referring to the lifestyle and ways of nihung Singh's? As in the affiliation?

Akaal

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Just now, SantSapai said:

Vaheguroo...

I think the OP may be referring to the lifestyle and ways of Nihung life including dress code, affiliation with the fauj etc as well as being a Sikh and having the values you have mentioned.

Apologies if I am wrong.

Akaal

No brother,

you are not wrong, your opinion is valuable and most welcome.

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One who is above Sikh and sukh, someone who is a karam yogi ie always doing seva.  Cold, heat and hunger doesn't affect him 

always engaged in shastar vidiya such a Nihang fights for justice 

his hands are cut with so much seva, his clothes are soiled with langar Di seva, his bodily skin is dark and rough, his bones are solid, he is never lazy 

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