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Guru Nanak gurpurab greetings

Guru Nanak gurpurab greetings

November 17th is being celebrated this year as the day Guru Nanak came to this earth. The foremost of His teachings was to stay detached from Maya (worldly pleasures) and always thank the Creator for his bounties. Simple living and serving to other beings were advocated. Sharing below a greeting card which can be used [...]

Gurbani Plaque

Gurbani Plaque

It has been some time since my last post on this blog, things have been quite busy. Today I am sharing a Gurbani Plaque with you all, for the purpose of printing and putting at home or office. Its available in SVG format as well, which means it can be enlarged to any size, as [...]

Without the Guru

Without the Guru

A few days back India celebrated the festival of Guru purnima – celebration of having a Guru, who destroys our ignorance, and provides us with the Light of Knowledge. Guru Nanak made four journeys to different places of this world, destroying darkness and evil. On one such journey, Guru Nanak had a long discussion with [...]

Question from a visitor

Question from a visitor

One of my readers sent me this question: “Do you believe that all the Gurus were special messengers of God?“. Yes, I replied, there is no reason to believe otherwise. Guru Nanak was indeed one of these special messengers: ਜੈਸੀ ਮੈ ਆਵੈ ਖਸਮ ਕੀ ਬਾਣੀ ਤੈਸੜਾ ਕਰੀ ਗਿਆਨੁ ਵੇ ਲਾਲੋ ॥ As the Word of [...]

Sajid does not understand Sikhism

Sajid does not understand Sikhism

In a recent episode of India’s Got Talent Season 2, there was a performance by a Sikh group, showcasing Sikh martial arts using swords with some beautiful music, which had one 5-6 year old kid as part of the group. One of the judges, Sajid Khan mentioned that while the performance was “okay”, the involvement [...]

Guru

Guru

Today is being celebrated as the day the first guru of Sikhs, Guru Nanak spread the light of His knowledge. Guru Nanak taught us to abide by the threefold principles of: kirt karo – Making an honest living through hardwork naam japo – remembering God at all times vand chako – sharing with others in [...]