Archive for March, 2009

We often come across statements like “you cannot combine the spiritual with the mundane, science with religion, religion with politics” and so on. Each of these pairs deserves a full discussion. However it is possible to consider these together and show how each element of any of these pairs is complementary rather than antagonistic to […]

Bhagti or Bhakti is wholehearted devotion to God. It is love of God, a virtuous life and obedience to the laws of nature. This means submitting to Hukam, will of God or Divine commands and remaining in a state of equipoise under diverse circumstances. Bhagti is not pretense; it is practice: ਹਰਿ ਭਗਤਿ ਹਰਿ ਕਾ […]

There are five organized world religions namely Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, Sikhism and Judaism in descending order of number of adherents. As may be seen the Sikhs outnumber the Jews. However when religions are referred to in any context the Sikh religion is rarely mentioned by writers belonging to other faiths. This is because of […]

All creatures need food to live. We all work to make a living to which food for self and family is fundamental. A few days ago a friend quoted from the Christian prayer “Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread“ and asked if the Sikhs also pray for food or do we depend only on […]

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