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Waheguru ji ka khalsa
Waheguru ji ki fateh

We think that it is now the time where SikhSangat should be passed down to the young generation who are capable of running it well. We are in thinking stage of passing it down by next year. The founders (2 of us) are now in late 30's and are busy with jobs, family and other social work. We are not like of our old generation type folks who wants to keep control of things forever. We are also willing to handover it to the capable Organization. Of course there will be some conditions such; takeover person/org must have proven good panthic record and 100% partial (ex. not exclusively belonging to one jathabandi etc..), not a missionary of course. 

Just an idea...

What are the views of forum members? No step to be taken without sangat's opinion.

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You could still run sikhsangat but have a person from the younger generation as well running it. That way you have control as well and make sure it still runs as well.

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4 hours ago, ADMIN said:

Waheguru ji ka khalsa
Waheguru ji ki fateh

We think that it is now the time where SikhSangat should be passed down to the young generation who are capable of running it well. We are in thinking stage of passing it down by next year. The founders (2 of us) are now in late 30's and are busy with jobs, family and other social work. We are not like of our old generation type folks who wants to keep control of things forever. We are also willing to handover it to the capable Organization. Of course there will be some conditions such; takeover person/org must have proven good panthic record and 100% partial (ex. not exclusively belonging to one jathabandi etc..), not a missionary of course. 

Just an idea...

What are the views of forum members? No step to be taken without sangat's opinion.

Stay in Chardikala
S1ngh

Welcome back. Pls, before you hand it over to someone else, can you remove me from the restriction you’ve imposed upon me? It would be nice to be free of it. I know I am not a regulator poster here but it would be good to be free, especially now that I am stranded here due to COVID travel restrictions and have no Sikh brothers or sisters to talk to. My hormones were playing up and causing a lot of aggressive behaviour in the past but now they have settled and I have grown up since then. Thank you.

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Keep control of the forum Admin ji. But maybe you can give some younger ones  admin duties

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To be honest, I would prefer more panthic sikhs to run the forum and less of those that are protective of jathas.BAsically, something more representative of the sikh sangat, and also more representative of the Dal Khalsa we read in our sikh history, instead of closing threads which relate to dal khalsa maryada but disagree with these "jathas".

 

Seriously why do people follow "jathas"?

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20 hours ago, ipledgeblue said:

Seriously why do people follow "jathas"?

I won't derail the topic, but to answer the question, it's a human to desire to belong to something exclusive. Long-term, from a Sikh perspective, it weakens the overarching super-structure instead of strengthening it. How? Because it allows other non-benevolent factions to emerge (either organically through well-meaning albeit misguided personalities OR entities and groups with an insidious agenda designed to disrupt and fracture) who argue their legitimacy; that they are as justifiable in their existence as the earlier groups. With factions comes conflict. Job done.

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No current member should be given the forum or position as admin.  If they are, this forum will go further away from gurmat. 

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Glad to see members response. We can go with the route of us maintaining the forum in technicality and financially and having the younger generation to run it. But how do we find such youth member(s) who can run the forum and keep it aligned with panthic standpoint? Any suggestions

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On 9/21/2020 at 4:10 AM, muscleman said:

Welcome back. Pls, before you hand it over to someone else, can you remove me from the restriction you’ve imposed upon me? It would be nice to be free of it. I know I am not a regulator poster here but it would be good to be free, especially now that I am stranded here due to COVID travel restrictions and have no Sikh brothers or sisters to talk to. My hormones were playing up and causing a lot of aggressive behaviour in the past but now they have settled and I have grown up since then. Thank you.

Sure brother. You are off moderation.

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10 hours ago, ADMIN said:

Glad to see members response. We can go with the route of us maintaining the forum in technicality and financially and having the younger generation to run it. But how do we find such youth member(s) who can run the forum and keep it aligned with panthic standpoint? Any suggestions

You can open a new thread, and advertise the opportunity, or actually post on job boards,  strictly saying this is a non paid job, I'm assuming 

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19 hours ago, ADMIN said:

Glad to see members response. We can go with the route of us maintaining the forum in technicality and financially and having the younger generation to run it. But how do we find such youth member(s) who can run the forum and keep it aligned with panthic standpoint? Any suggestions

Brother Admin Jee,

Just my 2 cents. If you really want to have someone  running this forum, it would just be normal to ask if anyone is willing to do this sewa and to come forward.

Secondly if not, then the very sangat can suggest some names from the very sangat here for that purpose.

And thirdly, you can define the lines which are required to carry on this particular post, so that anybody can think for himself/herself if he or she is suitable or not, otherwise I think it could be messy and difficult.

Many may think this as an opportunity to exercise power, to gain name and fame, when the fact is one here has to be very dedicated, just and fair as main attributes.

Bhul chuk maaf.

 

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On 9/21/2020 at 12:12 PM, Kaurr said:

You could still run sikhsangat but have a person from the younger generation as well running it. That way you have control as well and make sure it still runs as well.

I agree

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On 9/21/2020 at 4:30 PM, Jonny101 said:

Keep control of the forum Admin ji. But maybe you can give some younger ones  admin duties

That's right

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