Religions
PAYING OBEISANCE TO SRI GURU AMAR DAS JI

Sri Guru Amar Das Ji was born on Baisakh Sudi 14, 1636 Bikrami i.e. May 5, 1479 at Basarke Gillan village, which is about 13 kms. south-west from Amritsar, in district Amritsar, Punjab. In his fond memory, in this village at his birth place Gurdwara Sri Janam Asthan Sri Guru Amar Das Ji has been established. 

Holla Mahalla: A Colourful Festival of the Sikhs

Holla Mahalla, which is sometimes termed as ‘Holla’ is a Sikh festival. Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji (1666-1708) the tenth prophet-teacher of the Sikhs started Holla Mohalla a kind of March on Chet vadi 1 (the day after the full moon day),

BHAGAT RAVIDAS JI : AN ASCETIC AND A SOCIAL REFORMER

      Bhagat Ravidas Ji (1377-1527) was born to Raghu Ji and Ghurbinia Ji at Seer Goverdhanpur in Varanasi (also known as Banaras), Uttar Pardesh. In his sacred memory, at his birth place Shri Guru Ravidass Janam Asthan Mandir has been established.

Paying Obeisance to SRI GURU HAR RAI SAHIB on His 389th birth anniversary

Sri Guru Har Rai Sahib (1630-1661) the seventh Guru of the Sikh faith was born on January 16, 1630 at Kiratpur Sahib in District Ropar of Punjab. He was the son of BabaGurditta Ji (1613-1638) and grandson of Sri Guru Hargobind Sahib (1595-1644) the sixth Guru of the Sikh faith. 

VADDA GHALLUGHARA - THE BIGGER HOLOCAUST

         Ahmad Shah Abdali was a poor pathan who by enhancing his power after conquering Kandhar, brought Balkh, Sindh, Punjab and Kashmir under his control. He invaded India eight times during 1747 to 1767 and his sixth invasion which he undertook on February 5, 1762 was to annihilate the Sikhs. 

BABA DEEP SINGH JI SHAHID : A Great Liberator of Religious Places

Holding a khanda (double-edged sword) in his right hand and his severed head in his left hand Baba Dip Singh Ji (1682-1757) sacrified his life fighting against oppression for the liberation of Sri Harimandar Sahib, Amritsar. 

Sarbans Danee : Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji

               Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji (1666-1708) the Tenth Master of the Sikhs, reverently known as 'Sarbans Danee' i.e. a person who sacrificed his 'sarbans' (whole family) for helping the oppressed and protecting a person's right to profess the religion of his own choice. He was born the only son of Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib and Mata Gujri Ji on Poh Sudi 7 (23 Poh) Saturday, 1723 Bikrimi i.e. 22 December, 1666 at Patna Sahib, Bihar. 

An Unprescedented Martyrdom : Sahibzada Zorawar Singh Ji and Sahibzada Fateh Singh Ji

The martyrdom of Sahibzada Zorawar Singh Ji and Sahibzada Fateh Singh Ji, the two younger sons of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji, the Tenth Master of the Sikhs, born to Mata Jito Ji, which took place on December 12, 1705 is an unprecedented event and a major landmark in the history of Sikhs.

Sis Yatra of Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib: Voyage of the Severed Sacred Head

 Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib, the ninth prophet-teacher of the Sikhs was cruelly martyred by beheading him on November 11, 1675 in Chandni Chowk, Delhi under the orders of Emperor Aurangzeb. Besides martyring Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib, Aurangzeb also passed orders that the whole family of the person who goes near the deceased's body will be annihilated. 

SARADHS ARE FORBIDDEN IN SIKH RELIGION

Saradhs also called sharadhs are forbidden in Sikh religion whereas in Hindu religion saradhs are held in memory of the deceased ancestors every year in the month of Asu, the seventh desi month which corresponds to the month of September.

Bhai Ghanaiya Ji : Humanitarian and Benevolent Sikh (1648-1718)

Bhai Ghanaiya Ji also known as Bhai Kanhaiya Ji was born in a Badhavan (Dhamman) Khatri family in Sohdra situated on the bank of Chandarbhaga canal near Wazirabad in Gujaranwala district which now falls in Pakistan.

Sidhu urges Sushma Swaraj to make efforts to get Kartarpur corridor opened

Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has written to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj asking her to “make every possible effort and bring boundless joy and happiness to the Sikh community world over” over the demand to open up a Kartarpur Sahib corridor.

Sanatan Sanstha for setting up of Hindu theocratic state, calls for use of violence

The Sanatan Sanstha, which advocates the setting up of a theocratic state, has called for the use of violence against those it considers obstacles.

Pakistan’s pre-Islamic history is being separated from its Hindu influence

Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa, two of the most popularly recognised cities from this ancient civilisation that sprang up around the rivers of Punjab and the Indus, were the first cities in the world to have a sophisticated sewage system.

Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria pays hurried visit to Kartarpur Sahib

 Indian High Commissioner to Islamabad Ajay Bisaria on Wednesday visited Gurdawara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan’s Narowal diatrict, bordering Gurdaspur in Punjab.

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