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Sikh Religion. I have been a Sikh for 25 years. I have studied the Sikh scriptures (Siri Guru Granth Sahib) and have practiced Yoga for just as long. Sikhism is a comparitively young religion (500 years) and so its history is not clouded with legend. There have been splits within the essential beliefs but no major ones and there is very little that all Sikhs throughout the world could not agree upon. Being a convert and a Westerner, my view may be somewhat more "rigid" but I can guarantee that all points of view are rationally considered.

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I have been Sikh for over 20 years and for most of the days within those years I have practised what I have preached.

What do you like about this subject?

It is, for me a perfectly reasonable explanation of a disorderly world. It affords a path through the rubble that daily life sometimes becomes.

What do you still hope to achieve/learn in this field?

Reality of divinity and realization of same with all of my fellow travelers upon this sphere.

Something interesting about this subject that others may not know:

We ARE all One.

Something controversial or provocative about this subject

We are all ONE.

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Recent Answers from KartaPurkh S Khalsa

2012-10-30 anti sikh practices:

Yoga IS a form of exercise. That is true. But isn't exercise good for our bodies? Our Creator has given us these bodies as "vehicles" to use so that we may realize the divinity given to us by God. We must

2012-10-26 anti sikh practices:

Sat Siri Akhal ji. Thank you for your inquiry. I trust I can answer you completely and honestly. Yes, people who are in 3HO do practice Kundalini Yoga and for that we are all grateful to Harbhajan Singh

2011-01-26 Two tough questions, please:

You say, "written by the hand of humans (the Gurus), and not directly from God." But is not everything which happens most directly the work of God? Sikhs believe God to be everywhere and at all times and

2011-01-25 Two tough questions, please:

Sat Nam, the most direct answer I can supply is that we honor the ten gurus because they embodied the spirit of Wahe Guru and were examples of how the connection to Wahe Guru is lived and maintained. There

2010-05-11 Guru Granth Sahib and Punjab dictionary:

Sat Nam (God's Identity is Truth) Joanna: Thank you for your interest. There are excerpted copies, called Sacred Nit Nems which contain a number of Sikh prayers (That is what the Siri Guru Granth Sahib


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