Category Archives: Religious Events

Parshad Recipe

Parshad Parshad is a sustenance that is blessed and offered to the sangat at the gurdwara and other Sikh religious functions. Parshad can be any type of food, for example, fruit, nuts, or Indian sweets. Karah Parshad is the most common Parshad served at Sikh religious functions. Try out the Karah Parshad recipe below. Karah ParshadContinue Reading

Sample of a 3 Day Langar Menu for an Akhand Paath

Langar is a completely vegetarian meal that is served throughout the day at gurdwaras for all to enjoy. It is also served for the duration of an Akhand Paath or at the completion of a Kirtan. It can be as simple or elaborate as you wish, and usually includes daal and roti as staple langarContinue Reading

Paath

Click here to go straight to Auntyji’s Approach to Paath. Paath is the recitation of the holy script of the Guru Granth Sahib. Paath is an essential part of the Sikh religion. It can be reciting the Granth Sahib in its entirety or reciting particular verses. Paath can also be a religious function, like and AkhandContinue Reading

Japji

Click here to go straight to Auntyji’s Approach to Japji. Japji: Mulmantra Ik Onkar There is one God  Sat nam  Eternal Truth is His Name  Karta purakh  He is the Sole Creator  Nirbhau  He knows no fear  Nirvair  Is at enmity with no one  Akal Murat  His Being is timeless & formless  Ajuni  He isContinue Reading

Guru Granth Sahib

The Significance of the Guru Granth Sahib The Guru Granth Sahib is the holy book of Sikhism (Guru literally means teacher). It is also known as the Adi Granth or Gurbani. It contains scriptures and actual words spoken by the founding Gurus of the Sikh religion, as well as teachings and hymns of various saints from HinduismContinue Reading

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