Category: Hinduism

Gurbani on Names of God and Hindu gods   Gurbani or the Guru’s word as contained in Sri Guru Granth Sahib says God has no name but still innumerable names. Gurbani contains the Gurus’ discourses which they sang and explained to their audiences. The compositions of various saints selected by the gurus for inclusion in […]

The Sikh religion is the youngest of the organized religions, its origin dating to the 15th century coinciding with the advent of its founder Guru Nanak (1469- 1539). At this time considerable progress in the educational, scientific and industrial fields was being made. Communications had also improved making interaction between geographically separated people. The religion […]

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 […]

The Numeral 6 In the Hindu belief system there are a number of concepts connected with the number 6. These include the scriptures, the authors, rituals and the chakras in the body. Gurbani mentions these and gives practical interpretation for each of them. In our daily bed-time Baani of Sohila we read ਛਿਅ ਘਰ ਛਿਅ […]

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