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Golden Temple

The institution of the Sikh langar, or free kitchen, was started by the first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak Dev Ji. When Guru Nanak Dev ji were 12 years old when his father gave him twenty rupees and asked him to do a business, apparently to...

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ਕਲਿ ਕਾਲਖ ਅੰਧਿਆਰੀਆ ॥ ਗੁਰ ਗਿਆਨ ਦੀਪਕ ਉਜਿਆਰੀਆ ॥੧॥ कलि कालख अंधिआरीआ ॥ गुर गिआन दीपक उजिआरीआ ॥१॥ Kal kālakẖ anḏẖi ārī ā. Gur gi ān ḏīpak uji ārī ā. ||1|| In this Dark Age of Kali Yuga, there is only pitch darkness. The lamp of the Guru’s...

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Sarbat da bhala is the final term in the Sikh prayer called the Ardas. The term outline one of the most important of Sikh principles and is a point that is repeated in the Sikh Scriptures. The Sikh concept of sarbaht da bhala which means...

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The words “miri and piri” in Sikh tradition are used in reference to the temporal and spiritual components of life. The term, Miri Piri represents, for Sikhs, the basic principle that has influenced their political thought and governed their social structure, political behaviour, organisation, leadership...

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When Mata Ganga, the wife of the fifth Sikh Guru desired the blessings of a son from her husband, Guru Arjan Dev Ju, suggested that she pay a visit to Baba Buddha ji to ask for the gift. Mata ji got delecious food prepared by...

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Bandi Chorh Diwas is a day on which Guru Hargobind Sahib was released with 52 Kings from Gwalior Prison. The word “Bandi” means “imprisoned”, “Chhor” means “release” and “Divas” means “day” and together “Bandi Chhor Divas” means Prisoner Release Day. It is celebrate with great...

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