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I am a student and I had always debated with my teachers about sikh rights. I had always proved my point with the grace of god. But once I was talking to my classmates about a sikh right issue and out of a kind of joke they told my teacher about my opinion. I had been never afraid to admit what I said. But on that very day instead of proving my opinion somehow out of fear or something which I had never encountered earlier I said to my teacher that I had not talked about any such thing. Even after this incident I had always debated with anyone for sikh rights and never had been afraid. But I am ashamed of that one incident that I had not been fearless. This problem may sound funny or weird to you but it is very serious for me. Its remorse is killing me. Every time I recall it, I feel that I had not been a true sikh. 

Am I a true sikh? And can I be forgiven??

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7 hours ago, Guest Singh9741 said:

But once I was talking to my classmates about a sikh right issue and out of a kind of joke they told my teacher about my opinion.

What was the topic at hand?

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On 10/3/2018 at 10:45 AM, Guest Singh9741 said:

I am a student and I had always debated with my teachers about sikh rights. I had always proved my point with the grace of god. But once I was talking to my classmates about a sikh right issue and out of a kind of joke they told my teacher about my opinion. I had been never afraid to admit what I said. But on that very day instead of proving my opinion somehow out of fear or something which I had never encountered earlier I said to my teacher that I had not talked about any such thing. Even after this incident I had always debated with anyone for sikh rights and never had been afraid. But I am ashamed of that one incident that I had not been fearless. This problem may sound funny or weird to you but it is very serious for me. Its remorse is killing me. Every time I recall it, I feel that I had not been a true sikh. 

Am I a true sikh? And can I be forgiven??

Regret/ patchataap is good only if we learn from our mistake and promise not to do the same mistake again. 

Learn from ur mistake. Why did u back down and get fearful? 

A sikh is a marad which means bachan ke bali. Stands by their words. 

Dont look for forgiveness. Be a man. Accept that u did wrong. And that u wont in the future. Then let go of regret. 

All mistakes are to tests that u failed. This taught u, that u are not as truthful or as strong as u thought.so go work on these things, so next time u will pass. I hope it also taught u humility. Maybe u were too proud of the fact that u support ur positions. 

All good things even qualities, virtues, and gunn come fom god. So do thank God and stay humble.

As do some dasam bani for inner strength. I would reccomend chandi di vaar or shabad hazare patshahi 10 or brahm kavach. 

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On 3 October 2018 at 3:45 PM, Guest Singh9741 said:

I am a student and I had always debated with my teachers about sikh rights. I had always proved my point with the grace of god. But once I was talking to my classmates about a sikh right issue and out of a kind of joke they told my teacher about my opinion. I had been never afraid to admit what I said. But on that very day instead of proving my opinion somehow out of fear or something which I had never encountered earlier I said to my teacher that I had not talked about any such thing. Even after this incident I had always debated with anyone for sikh rights and never had been afraid. But I am ashamed of that one incident that I had not been fearless. This problem may sound funny or weird to you but it is very serious for me. Its remorse is killing me. Every time I recall it, I feel that I had not been a true sikh. 

Am I a true sikh? And can I be forgiven??

You are without a doubt a True Sikh. But only you know what you said that made you feel fear when someone told the teacher. Another part of being a Sikh is admitting when you are wrong and trying to prevent yourself from doing the same thing in the future. We don't know what you said but you do. Accept that you made a mistake and don't do it again. Maybe it wasn't even what you said but you said it in ego. Talk about the Khalsa Panth with every ounce of heart you have but humility is also what Guru Ji taught us. Be humble because the manner in which we say things can make someone listen to us or ignore us.

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On 10/3/2018 at 8:15 PM, Guest Singh9741 said:

I am a student and I had always debated with my teachers about sikh rights. I had always proved my point with the grace of god. But once I was talking to my classmates about a sikh right issue and out of a kind of joke they told my teacher about my opinion. I had been never afraid to admit what I said. But on that very day instead of proving my opinion somehow out of fear or something which I had never encountered earlier I said to my teacher that I had not talked about any such thing. Even after this incident I had always debated with anyone for sikh rights and never had been afraid. But I am ashamed of that one incident that I had not been fearless. This problem may sound funny or weird to you but it is very serious for me. Its remorse is killing me. Every time I recall it, I feel that I had not been a true sikh. 

Am I a true sikh? And can I be forgiven??

GOD does'nt hate you bro XD, Dont worry... YOU ARE FORGIVEN ALREADY. 

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I sometimes think that there is a power behind that fear sometimes.. maybe its the same when you get some work done but it felt difficult and stressed out the mind a lot, (eg professionals saying do the work that 'hurts' or your mind does not want to do as that is the work that is beneficial) and that power maybe good.

I might be wrong but sometimes there is a a power to some words and some names of people that you feel kind of scared of saying it is a strange feeling dont understand it.

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On ‎10‎/‎3‎/‎2018 at 3:45 PM, Guest Singh9741 said:

I am a student and I had always debated with my teachers about sikh rights. I had always proved my point with the grace of god. But once I was talking to my classmates about a sikh right issue and out of a kind of joke they told my teacher about my opinion. I had been never afraid to admit what I said. But on that very day instead of proving my opinion somehow out of fear or something which I had never encountered earlier I said to my teacher that I had not talked about any such thing. Even after this incident I had always debated with anyone for sikh rights and never had been afraid. But I am ashamed of that one incident that I had not been fearless. This problem may sound funny or weird to you but it is very serious for me. Its remorse is killing me. Every time I recall it, I feel that I had not been a true sikh. 

Am I a true sikh? And can I be forgiven??

you were scared because you didn't know how it would make you look, which is ok. ONce you know, you will do the right thing.

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