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Popular Sikh Baby Names Starting with 'A'
Are you looking for a spiritual name? Find Sikh baby names for girls and boys here that begin with A.
What You Need to Know About Choosing Spiritual...
Did you know Sikh baby names have spiritual meanings? Find out here everything you need to know before you choose a spiritual name for yourself or your baby.
Popular Sikh Baby Names Starting with 'S'
Are you looking for a spiritual name? Find Sikh baby names for girls or boys here that begin with S.
All About Vaisakhi (Baisakhi) Celebrations and...
Did you know that Vaisakhi (Baisakhi) is the number one historic holiday observed by Sikhs? Vasakhi commemorates the creation of the Khalsa by Guru Gobind Singh in the first Sikh baptism ceremony. Find out all about about Vaisakhi history and celebrations here.
History of Harmandir Sahib, the Golden Temple...
Did you know that the Golden Temple in Amritsar India is central worship place of Sikhs? Find out more about the history of Darbar Harmandir Sahib and the Akal Takhat hisghest seat of authority here.
Panj Pyare the Five Beloved of Sikh History
The original five beloved Panj Pyare played a vital role in the shaping Sikh history and defining Sikhism. Find out more about them here.
Sikh Baby Names Beginning With H
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Sikh Baby Names Beginning With J
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Why Do Sikhs Wear Turbans?
Why Do Sikhs Wear Turbans? A turban is part of the Sikh dress code. Find out here all about why Sikhs wear turbans.
Can You Name the 10 Gurus of Sikhism?
Who are the Ten Gurus of Sikh history? Find out here about Guru Nanak Dev, Guru Angad Dev, Guru Amar Das, Guru Raam Das, Guru Arjun Dev, Guru Har Gobind, Guru Har Rai, Guru Har Krishan, Guru Tegh Bahudur, Guru Gobind Singh, their major contributions to Sikhism, and the names of their parents, sons, and daughters, important dates of birth, death and inauguration and installation of holy scripture Guru Granth Sahib as everlasting Guru.
Sikh Baby Names Beginning With G
Are you looking for a spiritual name? Find Sikh baby names and meanings beginning with G for girls and boys here.
Karah Prashad Recipe - Sacred Pudding
Karah Prashad Recipe - Sacred Pudding
Sikh Baby Names Beginning With K
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Sikh Baby Names Beginning With M
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Sikh Baby Names Beginning With P
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Sikh Baby Names Beginning With B
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Sikhism Calendar (Nanakshahi)
Did you know that Sikhism Holidays are observed according to the Nanakshahi calendar? Find out here why some dates are fixed and others fluctuate and when to celebrate.
What Do Sikhs Believe?
What Do Sikhs Believe? - Questions About Sikhism Beliefs
Sikh Baby Names Beginning With R
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Top Ten Sikh Beliefs
Top Ten Sikh Beliefs - The Tenets of Sikhism
Sikh Baby Names Beginning With D
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Sikh Baby Names Beginning With E
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Sikh Baby Names Beginning With T
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Guru Gobind Singh and the History of Sikh Baptism
Did you know that Vaisakhi Day commemorates the origins of the Khalsa Nation? Find out about first baptism ceremony and the initiation of Khalsa here and how Guru Gobind Singh performed the first Sikh baptism to create the Panj Pyare and then asked to be baptized himself.
Sikh Baby Names Beginning With I
Are you looking for a spiritual name? Find Sikh baby names for girls or boys here that begin with I.
The Holiday of Vaisakhi
Did you know that Vasakhi Day commemorates the anniversary of the first Sikh baptism? Find out here how the Khalsa initiation holiday is celebrated.
All About Antam Sanskaar the Sikh Funeral...
Did you know that Sikhism celebrates the completion of life? Find out all about Antam Sanskaar Sikh funeral rites and ceremony here.
Sikh Baby Names Beginning With N
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Sikh Baby Names Beginning With C
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Vaisakhi Hymn "Khalsa Mahima" In Praise of Khalsa
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Panj Pyare - Five Beloved Ones
The definition of Panj Pyare is five beloved ones. Find out more here about the historic role of
Introduction to the Traditional Dress of Sikhs
Introduction to the Traditional Dress of Sikhs - The Ceremonial Attire of Sikhism
Sikh Hymns, Prayers and Blessings for All...
Did you know that in Sikhism all of life's important events are accompanied by the singing sacred verses of kirtan appropriate to the occasion. Find Sikh hymns, prayers and blessings for every occasion here.
All About The Guru Granth, Sikhism’s Holy...
Did you know that Sikhism's holy scripture is the everlasting guru of the Sikhs? Find out all about Guru Granth Sahib here.
What You Need To Know Before You Select a Sikh...
How to Select a Sikh Spiritual Name - Before You Name Your Sikh Baby Name
52 Edicts of Guru Gobind Singh
Did you know that the Sikhism code of conduct is based on edicts or written orders issued by Guru Gobind Singh? Find the 52 hukams of Guru Gobind Singh here.
Waheguru - Wondrous Enlightener
Waheguru - Definition of Waheguru - Wondrous Enlightener
All About the Life of Guru Nanak
Did you know that Guru Nanak Dev founded the Sikh faith? Find out all about the life of Guru Nanak here.
Amrit the Sikh Baptism Ceremony
This Khalsa initiation ceremony about rebirth takes place in a clean and secluded location at any chosen time. Here's a complete overview of the steps.
Sikh Baby Names Beginning With V
Are you looking for a spiritual name? Find Sikh baby names for girls or boys here that begin with V.
What Are the Five Required Prayers?
Daily prayers are an important part of individual Sikh worship. Five daily prayers, known as nitnem banis are taken from Sikh scriptures.
Illustrated Atta Recipe (Indian Flatbread Dough)
Did you know that atta is a wholegrain flour dough used to make Chapati, Roti Poori and Parantha. Find a recipe for atta dough with illustrated instructions here.
Anand Karaj Sikhism Wedding Ceremony Guide
Are you planning a Sikh Wedding? Find out about Anand Karaj, the Sikh Indian wedding ceremony here, with an outline of the wedding program guide for bride, groom, and wedding guests.
Are Sikhs Hindus? - 10 Ways Sikhism Differs...
Are Sikhs the same as Hindus? Find out 10 ways that Sikhism and Hinduism differ here.
Are Sikhs Muslims? 10 Ways Sikhism Differs From...
Are Sikhs the same as Muslims? Find out 10 ways that Sikhism and Islam differ here.
Top Ten Tips for Establishing Early Morning...
Would you like to establish an early morning meditation routine? Whether or not you are a Sikh, these ten tips can help you to attain, maintain, and sustain a richly rewarding meditation practice for life.
Sikh Baby Names Beginning With L
Are you looking for a spiritual name? Find Sikh baby names for girls or boys here that begin with L.
Panj Bania - Five Prayers
Panj Bania - Definition of Panj Bania - Five Prayers
The Three Principles of Sikhism
The three tenets of the Sikh faith, which began in northern Panjab in the late 15th Century. A short history of Nanak Dev and links to learn more.
Khalsa - Pure
Khalsa, pure. Sikhism.
What Are the Five K's of Sikhism?
Kakars, the Five Required Articles of Sikh Faith - The Five K's of Sikhism
Eleven Sikhism Matrimonial Dos and Don'ts
This handy guide of eleven Sikhism matrimonial dos and don’ts provides a basic overview of Sikh wedding customs at a glance.
Guru Gobind Singh (1666 - 1708)
Did you know that Guru Gobind Singh created the Khalsa warriors, and waged war with the murderers of his father. Learn here about the life of Tenth Guru Gobind Singh, and his important contributions to Sikhism.
Everything You Need to Know About Sikhism...
Did you know there are different forms of prayer in Sikhism. Find out all about Sikhism daily prayers and scriptures here.
What Do Sikhs Believe About the Afterlife?
What is the Sikh belief about what happens when the body dies? Find out here what Sikhism teaches about the afterlife.
Sikh Baby Names Beginning With F
Are you looking for a spiritual name? Find Sikh baby names for girls or boys here that begin with F.
What is Sikhism?
What is Sikhism? - Introduction to Sikhism
What You Need to Know Before You Visit the...
What You Need to Know Before You Visit the Gurdwara - All about the Sikh Gurudwara
Kaur - Princess
Kaur - Definition of Kaur - Princess
Sikh Wedding Hymn, "The Four Laav"
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What Is the Origin of Sikhism?
How and when did Sikhism begin? Find out here about how Guru Nanak became disillusioned with rituals and idolatry, established the belief in one God and and founded the Sikh religion.
Introduction to Gurmukhi
Gurmukhi is the poetic language of prayer written in the scripture of the Guru Granth Sahib which every Sikh is required to learn. See examples of the Gurmukhi script here.
Sikh Baby Names Beginning With Z
Are you looking for a spiritual name? Find Sikh baby names for girls or boys here that begin with Z.
Easy Peasy Crock Pot Dhal (Daal) Recipe (Split...
Love Indian food, but don't have time to cook? Try this easy crock pot recipe for making delicious dhal (daal) from green and yellow split peas.
Ik Onkar - One God
Ik Onkar means One God. Sikhism.
Sikh Baby Names Beginning With O
Are you looking for a spiritual name? Find Sikh baby names for girls or boys here that begin with O.
Sikhism Healing Hymns and Prayers
Did you know that verses of Sikh scripture can enable healing on all levels? Find healing shabads and resources here.
All About Amrit Sanchar the Khalsa Initiation...
Did you know that the Sikh baptism ceremony is called Amrit Sanchar? Find out here all about Vaisakhi Day, the origin of Khalsa initiations rites, who the Panj Pyare are, and how the Amrit ceremony is conducted.
Eleven Sikhism Dos and Don'ts
Eleven Sikhism Dos and Don'ts - Dos and Don’ts of Sikhism at a Glance
5 Signs You may Be Meditating Too Much
Did you know that the blissful feelings of meditating can lead to addiction? Find out the 5 signs of meditating too much along with the symptoms dangers of over meditation here.
Sikh Baby Names Beginning With U
Are you looking for a spiritual name? Find Sikh baby names for girls or boys here that begin with U.
Sikh Baby Names Beginning With W
Are you looking for a spiritual name? Find Sikh baby names for girls or boys here that begin with W.
GoSikh Turbans: Review
Are you having trouble finding a shop that sells the turban you want? GoSikh.com has a wide variety of high quality turbans in every color in their online store. Find out here how easy it is to order.
All About the Sikhism Code of Conduct
Did you know the official Sikhism code of conduct is known as Sikh Reht Maryada (SRM) and outlines requirements of living for every Sikh? Find out more here.
Khanda - Sikh Emblem
Khanda is an important Sikh emblem. Find out more about the Khalsa Crest here.
Did Guru Gobind Singh Have More Than One Wife?
Did Guru Gobind Singh have one wife, or three? Find out here how oral and written history indicates that he married three wives, but modern historians feel that customs have been misinterpreted, and that he only married once.
Lavan, the Sikh Wedding Rounds
Lavan, the Sikh Wedding Rounds - The Four Lavan
The Sikh Way of Life and the Guru's Teachings
Did you know that Sikhs have a standard of living according to gurmat principles. Find out about the Sikh way of life and code of conduct based on the guru's teachings here.
Sikh Baby Names Beginning With Y
Are you looking for a spiritual name? Find Sikh baby names for girls or boys here that begin with Y.
Are Sikhism Tattoos Allowed?
Are tattoos, piercings, jewelry, henna, and such fashions allowed in Sikhism? Find out here what is forbidden by the Sikh code of conduct and legal implications.
The Sikh Dining Tradition of Langar
The Sikh Dining Tradition of Langar - Sikh Langar
All About Sikh Wedding Ceremony and Marriage...
Are you wondering about Sikh matrimonial customs, Find out all about the Anand Karaj, the Sikh marriage ceremony and Lavan wedding hymns, Sikh matrimonial rites, dos and don'ts, including love and romance, arranged marriage, child brides and widow remarriage here.
Singh - Lion King
Singh - Definition of Singh - Lion
Nishan Sahib - Sikh Flag
Nishan Sahib the Sikh flag. Sikhism.
Sikh Baby Names Beginning With Q
Are you looking for a spiritual name? Find Sikh baby names for girls or boys here that begin with Q.
Janam Naam Sanskar (Sikh Baby Naming Ceremony)
Did you know that Sikh babies are presented to Guru Granth Sahib and given a name from Sikh scripture? Find out all about Janam Naam Sanskar,the Sikh baby naming ceremony here.
Amritvela Cheat Sheet 5 Ways to Jaap Naam 50...
Check out the Amritvela cheat sheet that encourages soul brides to become warriors who battle sleep to meditate before the sun rises. Find five early morning meditation tricks here.
Read Entire Guru Granth Akhand Paath Sadharan...
Do you know there is a variety of ways to go about reading the holy scripture of Guru Granth Sahib all the way through, by yourself, or as part of a group. Find out the difference between Akhand Paath, Sadharan Paath, Sahej Paath and Cyber Paath here and how they are read.
The Sikh Initiation Ceremony of Amrit Sanchar...
Find out all about the Sikh initiation ceremony of Amrit Sanchar and Baptism rites here in this illustrated presentation.
All About the Gurdwara the Worship Place of Sikhs
Do you know where Sikhs worship? Find out here all about every aspect of worship services, langar, and all activities which take place at the gurdwara.
Sikh Wedding Ceremony Illustrated
Wondering what to wear to a Sikh wedding? Find out here about appropriate attire for a Anand Karaj marriage ceremony and what to do when entering the gurdwara. Page 2.
Vegetarian Food and Recipes From the Guru's...
Did you know that only vegetarian foods are prepared and served in the guru's free kitchen langar dining hall? Enjoy bibek, cruelty free, vegetarian food and recipes from the Guru's Free Kitchen (Gur Ka Langar.)
Ginger Beet Curry Illustrated Recipe - Beetroot...
Beetroot Sabji (Chukandar) is a delicious recipe for ginger beet root curry. Find the recipe here with step by step illustrated instructions.
What Is Prashad and Why Is It a Sikh Offering?
Prashad is a sacred offering. Sikhism.
Who are the Authors of Sikhism's Holy...
Who are the authors of Gurbani, Sikhism's Holy Scripture, The Guru Granth? Find out here.
What Do Sikhs Believe About God and Creation?
What is the Sikhism belief about the role of God in creation? Find out here about the Sikh concept of the origin of the universe.
Sikh Prayer, "Jamia Poot Bhagat Govind Ka"
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Sirhind Martyrdom of Mata Gujri and Younger...
Did you know that Guru Gobind's youngest sons age 7 and 9 were bricked alive and beheaded? Find out here about the martyrdom of the two younger sahibzade and their grandmother Mata Gujri.
Mata Jito Ji (Ajit Kaur) First Wife of Guru...
Did you know that Jito ji was the first wife of Guru Gobind Singh, and the first Sikh woman to take part in the Amrit ceremony? Find out about the life of Ajit kaur, the first Khalsa woman, here.
How to Make Roti Illustrated Instructions
Find illustrated step by step instructions on how to cook Roti, a kind of Indian flatbread or Chapati that is an integral part of the Sikh langar.
Why Do Some Sikh Women Have Facial Hair?
Did you know that Sikh women sometimes have facial hair? Find out more about Sikh women with beards here.
January 2014 Sikhism Events Calendar
Find a free Sikhism events desktop January 2014 calendar with historic gurpurab dates here.
Seva - Selfless Service
Seva - Definition of Seva - Selfless Service
Sikh Baby Names Beginning With X
Are you looking for a spiritual name? Find Sikh baby names for girls or boys here that begin with X.
Do Sikhs Believe in Circumcision?
Are Sikh men or women ever circumcised? What do Sikhs believe about circumcision? Find out what the facts are here.
Letters From Guru Gobind Singh To Aurangzeb...
Fateh Nama Letter of Victory: Guru Gobind Singh , Daya Singh, Dharam Singh and Man Singh escaped from
Annual NYC Sikh Day Parade
The New York City Sikh Parade is an annual event celebrating Vaisakhi, the anniversary of the origin of Khalsa, and first Amrit ceremony of 1699. Find out about the Annual NYC Sikh Parade here.
Sikhism Dietary Law: What Does Gurbani Say...
What does Gurbani say about dietary law and eating meat? Is eating meat OK in Sikhism? Find out what the holy scripture Guru Granth Sahib says about eating meat here.
Ardas - Prayerful Petition
Ardas, prayerful petition. Sikhism.
How to Make Aloo Paratha (Potato Stuffed Indian...
Prepare to stuff Aloo Paratha with potato filling. Page 9.
Kara - Kakar - Sikh Bangle
Kara - Definition of Kara - Sikh Bangle
What Are the Five Evils?
What Are the Five Evils? - The Five Voices of Ego
All About Sikh Holidays Festivals
Find out all about Sikh holidays, festivals, and gurpurab celebrations here.
Gurdwaras and Sacred Shrines of Sikh History
Did you know that ancient gurdwaras commemorative events in the lives of the ten gurus? Find the historic gurdwaras and sacred shrines which commemorate sacred events and mark the holy places of Sikhism here.
Historical Gurdwaras of Nankana, Pakistan
Nankana Gurdwaras - The Historical Sikh Gurdwaras of Nankana Sahib, Pakistan
Top Ten Reasons to Keep Your Kes
Did you know that keeping kes, or hair, intact is a key concept in Sikhism. Find out here the top ten reasons not to cut your hair.
What Are the Four Cardinal Commandments of...
The Four Cardinal Commandments of Sikhism - The Four Major Mandate & Misconducts of Sikhism
Gurbani - Guru's Word
Gurbani - Definition of Gurbani - Guru's Word
Learn Gurbani Kirtan Book DVD CD by Bhai...
Review of Learn Gurbani Kirtan Book DVD CD by Bhai Manmohan Singh
TSA Turban Regulations
TSA Turban Regulations - Sikh Turban and Airport Security
Bhang - Marijuana Potion
Bhang, a marijuana potion. Sikhism.
10 Tips For Learning Sikh Scripture
Gurmukhi is a phonetic script that is easy to learn. Find ten tips here than can help you get started reading Sikh scripture.
Top 3 Sikhism Reference Books
Top 3 Sikhism Reference Books - Must Have Books About Sikhism
All About Guru Gobind Singh
Read about the contributions of Tenth Guru Gobind Singh and his legacy to Sikhism Here.
April 2014 Sikhism Events Calendar
Find a free Sikhism events desktop April 2014 calendar with historic gurpurab dates here.
Do Sikhs Cut Their Fingernails?
Are Sikhs permitted to cut fingernails and toenails? Find out here.
Top DVD Animated Movies About Sikh History By...
Top DVD Animated Movies About Sikh History by Vismaad Films
"Tum Karo Daya Mere Sai" ACD By Bhai Nirmal...
Vendor's Site The Bottom Line Bhai Sahib Bhai Nirmal Singh Khalsa Pipli Wale (of Pipli) brings a unique
Amrit - Immortalizing Nectar
Amrit - Definition of Amrit - Immortalizing Nectar
Simran – Contemplative Meditation
Simran – Definition of Simran - Contemplative Meditation
Nitnem - Daily Observance
The definition of Nitnem is daily observance. Find out more here.
Atta Recipes (Indian Flatbread Recipes)
Atta, or chapati flour, is a whole grain flour and staple in the Sikh langar. Find recipes here for flatbread made from atta including chapati, paratha (stuffed flatbread), poori and roti.
Sikhism Gurus and Historical Figures
Who are the famous people of Sikh history? Find out here about the ten gurus, martyrs, warriors, important leaders, influential women, treacherous villains and other famous people who helped to shape Sikhism.
Langar - Sacred Food Service
Langar - Definition of Langar - Sacred Food Service
Sikhism - The Sikh Religion
Sikhism, the Sikh Religion
Events and Location of Guru Nanak's Birth
Looking for quick facts about the birthplace of Guru Nanak Dev? Find out here about the events and location of the first guru's birth.
Sikh Funeral Hymns, Prayers, and Verses
Sikh Funeral Hymns, Prayers, and Verses - Sikh Funerals
Guru Nanak Dev (1469 - 1539)
Did you know that First Guru Nanak Dev was the founder of the Sikh faith? Find out here about his life and contributions to Sikhism.
Do Sikhs Believe in Prayer?
Did you know that Sikhs pray several times through out the day? Find out what Sikhs believe about prayer and meditation here.
Shaheed Singh Martyrs of Sikh History
Martyrs of Sikh History - The History of Martyrdom in Sikhism - Shaheed Singh Martyrs of Sikh History
Flax Seed Cracker Raw Food Recipe (Matri Indian...
Soak seeds in water to make savory flax seed cracker matri. Page 2.
Naam - Divine Identity
Naam - Definition of Naam - Divine Identity
The Story of Guru Nanak's Birth
Did you know that the first Sikh guru was born to Hindu parents? Read the story here of Guru Nanak's birth.
Welcome to the Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade
Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade - Yuba City Guru Gadee Nagar Kirtan
Five Facts About the Bibi Jagir Kaur Trial and...
Did you know that religious leader Bibi Jagir Kaur was convicted 12 years after her daughter mysterious death? Find five facts about Bibi Jagir Kaur's trial here.
Mata Sahib Kaur (1681 - 1747)
Did you know that Mata Sahib Kaur never gave birth to a child, yet she is the mother of the entire Khalsa nation? Find out all about the youngest wife of Guru Gobind Singh here.
Rahit - Code of Conduct
Rahit - Definition of Rahit - Code of Conduct
Top Books for Learning Punjabi Alphabet and...
Top Books for Learning Punjabi Alphabet and Gurmukhi Script Through English - Punjabi Alphabet Books for Learning to Read Gurmukhi Using English
Bibek Buttery Besan Barfi (Chickpea Fudge)...
Looking for a special treat that's easy to make? Try this tasty Bibek Buttery Besan Barfi recipe using butter, chickpea flour and sugar to make delicious fudge prepared according to bibek principles of conscious cooking.

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