Religions
Sikh pilgrims to get multiple visas, promises Imran

Kartarpur is the “Madina” and Nankana Sahib is the “Makkah” of the Sikh community, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said and assured that his government will issue multiple and on-arrival visas

First ever Historic Nagar Kirtan from Nankana Sahib (Pakistan) to Sultanpur Lodhi on August 1

The Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) would start Nagar Kirtan from Nankana Sahib, the birth place of first guru of the Sikhs, on  first August, 2019. The Nagar Kirtan will be led by Panj Piyars draped  in their Safron-Panthic colour robes  with unseethed  Kirpans (swords) in their hands.

Paying Obeisance to Sri Guru Har Krishan Sahib on His 363rd Birth Anniversary on July 26, 2019

 Sri Guru Har Krishan Sahib (1656-1664) the eighth Guru or prophet teacher of the Sikhs was the younger son of Sri Guru Har Rai Sahib (1630-1661) the seventh Guru of the Sikhs and Mata Sulakkhani Ji. 

Temporary offices on both sides to manage the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor pilgrims’ rush

Work on Kartarpur Corridor, is going on at a fast speed on both sides of the Indo-Pak border-India and Pakistan. Excited and  restive pilgrims-the Sikhs and other faiths- both gather at border here every day from morning to evening, to have darshan of Guru Nanak Dev’s last abode at Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan

Gurdawas’ take care of visitors needs by making available scarfs and chunnis

This blog is about availability of scarfs/chunnis for covering head at the entrance of the Sikh gurdwaras. Thinking and ideas  are changing very fast in the new world. Whether you like it or not, but  things continuously change. 

Sri Guru Arjan Dev Ji Sacrificed His Life to Uphold the Right to Profess one's Religion

        Sri Guru Arjan Dev Ji (1563-1606), the Fifth spiritual mentor of the Sikhs was born on Baisakh Vadi 7, 1620 Bikrimi i.e. April 15, 1563 at Goindval Sahib, which now falls in the present day Tarn Taran district of Punjab. 

PAYING OBEISANCE TO SRI GURU AMAR DAS JI

Sri Guru Amar Das Ji was born on Baisakh Sudi 14, 1636 Bikrami i.e. May 5, 1479 at Basarke Gillan village, which is about 13 kms. south-west from Amritsar, in district Amritsar, Punjab. In his fond memory, in this village at his birth place Gurdwara Sri Janam Asthan Sri Guru Amar Das Ji has been established. 

Holla Mahalla: A Colourful Festival of the Sikhs

Holla Mahalla, which is sometimes termed as ‘Holla’ is a Sikh festival. Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji (1666-1708) the tenth prophet-teacher of the Sikhs started Holla Mohalla a kind of March on Chet vadi 1 (the day after the full moon day),

BHAGAT RAVIDAS JI : AN ASCETIC AND A SOCIAL REFORMER

      Bhagat Ravidas Ji (1377-1527) was born to Raghu Ji and Ghurbinia Ji at Seer Goverdhanpur in Varanasi (also known as Banaras), Uttar Pardesh. In his sacred memory, at his birth place Shri Guru Ravidass Janam Asthan Mandir has been established.

Paying Obeisance to SRI GURU HAR RAI SAHIB on His 389th birth anniversary

Sri Guru Har Rai Sahib (1630-1661) the seventh Guru of the Sikh faith was born on January 16, 1630 at Kiratpur Sahib in District Ropar of Punjab. He was the son of BabaGurditta Ji (1613-1638) and grandson of Sri Guru Hargobind Sahib (1595-1644) the sixth Guru of the Sikh faith. 

VADDA GHALLUGHARA - THE BIGGER HOLOCAUST

         Ahmad Shah Abdali was a poor pathan who by enhancing his power after conquering Kandhar, brought Balkh, Sindh, Punjab and Kashmir under his control. He invaded India eight times during 1747 to 1767 and his sixth invasion which he undertook on February 5, 1762 was to annihilate the Sikhs. 

BABA DEEP SINGH JI SHAHID : A Great Liberator of Religious Places

Holding a khanda (double-edged sword) in his right hand and his severed head in his left hand Baba Dip Singh Ji (1682-1757) sacrified his life fighting against oppression for the liberation of Sri Harimandar Sahib, Amritsar. 

Sarbans Danee : Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji

               Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji (1666-1708) the Tenth Master of the Sikhs, reverently known as 'Sarbans Danee' i.e. a person who sacrificed his 'sarbans' (whole family) for helping the oppressed and protecting a person's right to profess the religion of his own choice. He was born the only son of Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib and Mata Gujri Ji on Poh Sudi 7 (23 Poh) Saturday, 1723 Bikrimi i.e. 22 December, 1666 at Patna Sahib, Bihar. 

An Unprescedented Martyrdom : Sahibzada Zorawar Singh Ji and Sahibzada Fateh Singh Ji

The martyrdom of Sahibzada Zorawar Singh Ji and Sahibzada Fateh Singh Ji, the two younger sons of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji, the Tenth Master of the Sikhs, born to Mata Jito Ji, which took place on December 12, 1705 is an unprecedented event and a major landmark in the history of Sikhs.

Sis Yatra of Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib: Voyage of the Severed Sacred Head

 Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib, the ninth prophet-teacher of the Sikhs was cruelly martyred by beheading him on November 11, 1675 in Chandni Chowk, Delhi under the orders of Emperor Aurangzeb. Besides martyring Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib, Aurangzeb also passed orders that the whole family of the person who goes near the deceased's body will be annihilated. 

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