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Sikh Religious Society Hosted Palatine Library's Interfaith Holy Books Discussion

Palatine, IL: Sikh Religious Society Palatine Illinois partnered with the local Palatine Library to invite the library members and community at large to an Interfaith Discussion about Holy Books, hosted at the Sikh Gurudwara (Sikh place of worship) in Palatine Illinois on May 24. More than 250 guests were delighted to visit and learn more about different religious holy scriptures, as well as share in "Langar" a vegetarian meal served by the volunteers at the Gurudwara. Fr Corey Brost... Read More

The Five Khands in Japji Sahib

If we were to state the purpose of human birth, and the method to achieve it, in a few words it would be: ‘to reunite the soul with the Creator - this is possible through Divine grace.’ The first composition in Sri Guru Granth Sahib, ‘Japu’, leads us on that path. The process starts with Gurparsad (Guru’s Grace) in the Mool Mantar, nadree mokh duaar (salvation through grace) and culminates in “Nanak nadree nadar nihaal”, (vision of the Creator through His grace). Guru... Read More

Chicago Sikh Americans Join in Memorial Day Parades & Ceremonies

He will always inspire us to follow the path of righteousness and stand firm for our belief even if the conditions become unfavorable and we even have to sacrifice our life like Him. He is an epitome of sacrifice and his sacrifice will keep on guiding us throughout our lives.

The Five Khands in Japji Sahib

If we were to state the purpose of human birth, and the method to achieve it, in a few words it would be: ‘to reunite the soul with the Creator - this is possible through Divine grace.’ The first composition in Sri Guru Granth Sahib, ‘Japu’, leads us on that path. The process starts with Gurparsad (Guru’s Grace) in the Mool Mantar, nadree mokh duaar (salvation through grace) and culminates in “Nanak nadree nadar nihaal”, (vision of the Creator through His grace). Guru... Read More

Malayan Hero's Story ~ Col. Dara Singh - Nanyang Volunteers

"I have seen aeroplanes fighting high up above, and machinegun bullets going like anything... had been chased and machine gunned by the Japanese planes" From February to August 1939, during the Second Sino-Japanese war, a total of more than 3,000 volunteers left Malaya and Singapore for China to offer their services as truck drivers and mechanics. They drove army trucks to ferry military supplies from Lashio in Burma to Kunming in Yunnan Province as China's seaports had been blockaded by... Read More

My Daughter's Future

I was born in India, grew up in Australia and now live in the US. I am a daughter, wife, doctor, Sikh, Indian, sister, friend, and now a first time mom. I come from a family where I am the 3rd generation of well educated strong women - my grandmother was a school principal and my mum had a PHD in mathematics. But from a very young age (probably 3) I noticed society treated females differently. I didn't know what feminism was, but instinctively I just wanted fairness. While I am lucky to have... Read More

Wahe Guru - We Have a Situation

f you've been around children or grandchildren, chances are you've heard about SikhNet's Audio Stories. SikhNet has proudly offered Audio Stories on the website and in app form since 2008. But this beloved app, developed in 2012, will no longer run with the upcoming Apple operating system! This is important. The SikhNet Audio Stories app - a free service - sees 9,400-14,000 users a month for more than 19,000 sessions, and it is on the brink of going away. Please help us make sure the... Read More

Family Caregiving

Jeevath Pithar N Maanai Kooo Mooeaen Siraadhh Karaahee ੴ ਸਤਿਨਾਮੁ ਗੁਰਪ੍ਰਸਾਦਿ Ik Oankaar Sath Naam Gur Prasaadh One Universal Creator God. Truth Is Thy Name. By Guru's Grace: ਜੀਵਤ ਪਿਤਰ ਨ ਮਾਨੈ ਕੋਊ ਮੂਏਂ ਸਿਰਾਧ ਕਰਾਹੀ Jeevath Pithar N Maanai Kooo Mooeaen Siraadhh Karaahee He does not care for his ancestors while they are alive, but he holds feasts in their honor after they have... Read More

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