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Guru Arjan:"Nanak: He who Creates all, them sustains He too,He whose wonder is this all, also Cares for it."
Based on the belief in One God, the Sikh religion recognizes the equality of all human beings, and is marked by rejection of idolatry, ritualism, caste and asceticism. This website serves to heighten the awareness of Sikhism and hopefully can be of some use to seekers of knowledge.

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Former MP and president of Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann) president, S. Simranjit Singh Mann, has knocked at the doors of the Punjab and Haryana High Court seeking quashing of an FIR, under which, he has been charged with sedition and alleged un...
The Punjab police have arrested an NRI radio journalist and social media commentator Baltej Pannu in a rape case lodged by a social activist. The News Punjabi NRI radio journalist Baltej Pannu on Rape charges by Patiala police appeared first on Sikh ...
S. Ajmer Singh shared his views on "Ideology of Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale and It's contemporary relevance" at Gurdwara Guru Tegh Bahadur, East Park Road, United Kingdom on November 09, 2013. The News Ideology of Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale ...
Amritsar, Punjab: A group of 50 Nihangs brandishing swords was brought to the Harimandir Sahib by the infamous Gulzar Singh Ranike SAD(B) and his son, who have been investigated for embezzlement of grants and liquor distribution at SAD(B) rallies res...
Radicals? We’ve been radicals since Guru Nanak Sahib ji refused to put on that Janeu. We were born radicals. When you believe the Divine lives in everyone and that equality is a human right, you are by definition a radical. Since it was created by Gu...
Amritsar, Punjab: Appointing your son as Personal Assistant and posting 18 of your relatives under SGPC payroll and opening of a new 3-star hotel which involves in liquor and meat goes against all norms of the Jathedar of Sri Akal Takht Sahib. Having...
Sikhism FAQs
Sikhism FAQs:What do you know of the Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee?
Q95. What do you know of the Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee? The Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee popularly known as the SGPC- is a statutory body constituted under an Act of the Punjab Legislature passed on 9th July 1925. It is... Read More...
Guru Sakhis
1984 : The Power of Five
The Power of Five (As told by a sevadar from Gurdrawa Nanaksar) It was during the anti-sikh riots. I was at that time living in Gurudrawa Nanaksar in Haryana. There were 7 other sewadars in the gurudrawa. Trouble started brewing early in the... Read More... will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

The etymology of the term 'gurdwara' is from the words 'Gur (ਗੁਰ)' (a reference to the Sikh Gurus) and 'Dwara (ਦੁਆਰਾ)' (gateway in Gurmukhi), together meaning 'the gateway through which the Guru could be reached'. Thereafter, all Sikh places of worship came to be known as gurdwaras. brings to you a unique and comprehensive approach to explore and experience the word of God. It has the Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji, Amrit Kirtan Gutka, Bhai Gurdaas Vaaran, Sri Dasam Granth Sahib and Kabit Bhai Gurdas . You can explore these scriptures page by page, by chapter index or search for a keyword. The Reference section includes Mahankosh, Guru Granth Kosh,and exegesis like Faridkot Teeka, Guru Granth Darpan and lot more.
Encyclopedias encapsulate accurate information in a given area of knowledge and have indispensable in an age which the volume and rapidity of social change are making inaccessible much that outside one's immediate domain of concentration.At the time when Sikhism is attracting world wide notice, an online reference work embracing all essential facets of this vibrant faithis a singular contribution to the world of knowledge.