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Guru Amar Das:"If we believe in the Word, We find the Guru and lose our ego."
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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Manipur activist Irom Sharmila today announced that she would end her hunger strike of 16 years against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA). She also announced to contest elections. The News Irom Sharmila to end 16 years long hunger strike; A...
A women was reportedly shot dead in Ludhiana by two men riding a motorcycle. The deceased is identified as Balwinder Kaur, 45, who was accused of committing beadbi of Guru Granth Sahib in a village Gurdwara Sahib in Ghawaddi on Oct. 19, 2015. The New...
A representative of the Shiormani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann) told the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) that the Jammu and Kashmir police did not allow a delegation led by Simranjeet Singh Mann from crossing into the state borders. The News Simranjeet Singh Man...
ISRC 2016 held at the University of Warwick was a major success. The third International Sikh Research Conference (ISRC) showcased the research of University students as well as seasoned scholars of the Sikh faith. The conference was convened by Harj...
Continuing from Part II Rebuttal of Gurdarshan Dhillon’s comment about Sikh Scripture Sri Dasam Granth Gurdarshan Dhillon name calls Sri Dasam Granth because of Charitropakhayan. He is totally wrong as he has not understood its purpose. Charitropakhy...
Continued from earlier article. Lies of Gurdarshan Dhillon Rebutted about Sikh Scripture, Sri Dasam Granth Gurdarshan Dhillon mentions names of two persons Mr Wilkinson and Mr Malcolm in the video above posted article whom he alleges for having plant...
Sikhism FAQs
Sikhism FAQs:Give a brief survey of Sikh studies.
Q120. Give a brief survey of Sikh studies. Sikh studies in its broadest sense means creative literature on Sikh History, Sikh Philosophy, culture and fine arts. Such studies may be divided in five headings. Historical, Theological, Institutional,... Read More...
Guru Sakhis
Budhu da Aawa Kachha
Budhu da Aawa : Lahore Buddhu Shah was a resident of Lahore and was a big businessman. His work was to get bricks that had been molded and baked in kilns by labourers, and then sell them on. Once, when Buddhu Shah had a large order for bricks, he... 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.