Tag Archives: Guru Granth Sahib

A new home for a growing congregation

New York, USA: The melodic duet of the tabla and harmonium welcomed visitors to the Capital Region’s new Gurudwara on Saturday as the Sikh temple held inaugural services for its growing congregation. Smells of heavily spiced cooking wafted upstairs from the new temple’s community kitchen, a backdrop to an echo of traditional hymns and bustle of congregants filtering in and ...

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Gurdwaras organize akhand path for 13 bus accident victims

Jalandhar,Punjab: The death of 13 school children in a road accident near Nakodar on March 4 has prompted the clergy to hold religious functions in their memory and generate public awareness on the condition and driving of school buses. Takht Damdama Sahib jathedar Balwant Singh Nandgarh organized an akhand path (uninterrupted recitation) of Guru Granth Sahiband the bhog function was held ...

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Akal Takht to track, monitor copies of Guru Granth Sahib

 Amritsar, Punjab: In an initiative aimed at checking the disrespect of saroops (copies) of Guru Granth Sahib and subsequent clashes, Akal Takht is considering a a proposal to centralise and computerise the information pertaining to distribution, upkeep and maintenance of copies of Guru Granth Sahib distributed by the SGPC. Akal Takht chief Giani Gurbachan Singh said that Akal Takht was in ...

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It’s sea of emotions as Bangalore observes Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s Gurpurab

 Bangalore,India:With Guru Nanak Gurpurab around the corner, celebrations have started with Nagar Kirtan. On Sunday, the Sikh community in the city took out a procession from the Gurdwara in Ulsoor all the way till Commercial Street. Devotees sang bhajans and chanted the name of Guru Nanak during the march. Mahinder Singh, a volunteer with Gurdwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha, said: “Everybody ...

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Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan is like Medina for Sikhs

India: In the third of his four-part series that gives a Pakistani perspective on India’s politics, society and economy, Amir Mateen recalls an Indian Sikh’s lament, “Why does Pakistan not allow us to visit Kartarpur Sahib? It’s like Medina to us, the holiest of holy places; how would you feel if Muslims are not allowed to visit Medina or Christians ...

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