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Thakur Dalip Namdhari did Amrit Sanchar (Baptise) by Amritdhari women to flourish amritdhari community. is it wrong or right ?

Yesterday Akal Takht Sahib has announced that they will conduct meeting of 5 jathedhars on 5th May against women empowerment step taken by namdhari head Thakur Dalip Singh, Thakur Dalip Singh has given rights of Amrit Chhakauna ( Baptise  ) to Sikh Women. Thakur Dalip has taken step by authorizing amritdhari women to give amrit (Baptise) others for the seek of practical equality of women in Sikhs religion. He said according to gurbani and Sikh philosophy women are equal. If women can take Amrit then after being amridhari women why they cannot give amrit to others. His aim is to baptise more and more women. To achieve this goal he says women are influenced more by women than men. Therefore we should authorized women also to baptise (distribute Amrit).

 Now some people objected openly and started propaganda against this step of women authorization of distributing Amrit  (baptising). They have approached Akal Takht sahib against this women empowerment. Now I request all you learnt people to give your views to clarify this point.

Has Dalip Singh committed sin by authorizing women to give Amrit to others? or he has done a good deed by authorizing women.

For information of all readers Sikh rehat maryada published by Sharomani committee approved by Akal Takhat sahib on page 20. It is clearly written that women can give Amrit (Baptise).  

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Secondly, when you say Thakur Dalip Singh has done such and such regarding Amrit, are you talking about Khanda Amrit in an iron bowl as propagated by Guru Gobind Singh ji in the presence of Guru Granth Sahib ji? Or are you talking about Namdhari "amrit" prepared with a copper bowl telling initiates to keep a mala instead of a kirpan?

Also, are you a Sikh or a Namdhari?

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On 5/2/2017 at 1:05 AM, GuruNanakNaamLeva said:

For information of all readers Sikh rehat maryada published by Sharomani committee approved by Akal Takhat sahib on page 20. It is clearly written that women can give Amrit (Baptise).  

Dalip Singh is a Naamdhari, as far as I'm concerned they deny Dhan Dhan Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji as the guru, so they shouldn't be giving Sikhi and Amrit to anyone prepared by anyone and lead by anyone, (Dalip Singh). Naamdharis also don't wear Kirpan and don't believe Punj Pyare should wear them either.

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