Langar – Sharing a Meal with Purpose

Langar – Sharing a Meal with Purpose

It’s not just what we say, but what we do that counts.   Over ten thousand registrants at the past Parliament of the World’s Religions were invited as guests of the Sikh volunteers to share a meal in The Salt Lake City, Utah, throughout the five-day event. The...
Universal like Rivulets of Rainwater

Universal like Rivulets of Rainwater

What is universal? Universal is that which is applicable everywhere, to whole humankind, and in all civil societies regardless of culture, race, sex, religion, nationality, sexuality, or any other distinguishing feature. In theology, universalism is the doctrine of...
Time to Break Eggshells

Time to Break Eggshells

Some years ago, I acquired the writings of Max Arthur Macauliffe (10 September 1841 – 15 March 1913), an English translator of Sikh scriptures and historian of early Sikhism. I was wonderstruck to observe the title quotation the author chose to display on the opening...
SIKHISM –  A true code of life

SIKHISM – A true code of life

The monotheistic religion (believing in one god) known as “Sikhism” was originated in India in the province of Punjab comprising the part of present Pakistan and Afghanistan. Sikhism is eminent as one of the youngest religion of world. Guru Nanak, born in 1469 was the...
SIKHS – Modern day problems

SIKHS – Modern day problems

Alone let him constantly meditate in solitude on that which is salutary for his soul, for he who meditates in solitude attains supreme bliss. Guru Nanak Dev Ji Bhai Sahib Satpal Singh Khalsa Sikhism is a relatively young and modern religion as compared to other major...
SIKHISM – A true code of life

SIKHISM – A true code of life

The monotheistic religion (believing in one god) known as “Sikhism” was originated in India in the province of Punjab comprising the part of present Pakistan and Afghanistan. Sikhism is eminent as one of the youngest religion of world. Guru Nanak, born in 1469 was the...