Unearth the profound wisdom of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of Sikhism, as we navigate his unique interpretation of divine oneness. This journey through his enlightening teachings challenges conventional religious paradigms and invites us to see our interconnected existence.
Truthful Living Means Never Exploiting Others Kirat Karni, meaning to work honestly, live honestly, and practice honesty, is one of the primary pillars of the Sikh faith. To perform Kirat means that you are appreciating the gift of life by attempting to make use of your time and energy for the betterment of your family […]
In spite of long standing social oppression of women, the Sikh Gurus have always proclaimed a women’s right to equality. At a time where customs like child marriage and sati, or the burning of a widow on a husband’s funeral pyre, were common, Guru Nanak spoke out against women’s oppression. He insisted that they receive […]
The Sikh holy book, the Guru Granth Sahib, states: You shall find peace, and your mind shall be soothed and cooled; the fire of desire shall not burn within you. The Guru has revealed God to Nanak, in the three worlds, in the water, the earth and the woods. Being good stewards of the Earth […]
The Sikh Holy Book In the Sikh holy book, Sri Guru Granth Sahib, Guru Nanak says: “Accept all humans as your equals, and let them be your only sect.” Throughout his life, Guru Nanak emphasized that no person can be “above” any other person; all are a part of creation, and all are equally close […]
What is Seva? “ਸੇਵਾ ਕਰਤ ਹੋਇ ਨਿਹਕਾਮੀ ॥ ਤਿਸ ਕਉ ਹੋਤ ਪਰਾਪਤਿ ਸੁਆਮੀ ॥ One who performs selfless service, without thought of reward, shall attain his Lord and Master.”(SGGS p 286) The Sikh Tradition of Seva The importance of seva, or selfless service, is often talked of in the Sikh holy text, the Guru Granth Sahib, […]