by Sukhmandir Khalsa: Outside the dwelling, dark clouds filled the sky obscuring the moon. A chill wind moaned drowning the sounds of the woman laboring inside to deliver her child. Daulatan, the midwife straightened and wiped her brow with the back of her hand. She bent over Tripta Devi again and smoothed the damp curls back from […]
Articles for Guru Nanak
from Sikhs.org: Me, the bard out of work, the Lord has applied to His service. In the very beginning He gave me the order to sing His praises night and day. The Master summoned the minstrel to His True Court. He clothed me with the robe of His true honour and eulogy.
by the Sikh Missionary Society: As the 21st Century world faces terrorism in its many horrendous forms, we look to Guru Nanak’s teachings for guidance. Born in 1469, on the eve of the age of discovery, Guru Nanak came to this world with a divine mission.
by the Sikh Missionary Society: Guru Nanak Dev while on his eastward journey reached Hardwar. It is on the banks of the river Ganges and is one of the major centers for Hindu pilgrimage.
by the Sikh Missionary Society: Guru Nanak Dev stayed with Bhai Lalo when he began his preaching missions. Bhai Lalo was a carpenter who earned his living honestly by working hard all day. The local village official was a corrupt person.
by the Sikh Missionary Society: Guru Nanak Dev reached Sialkot, now in Pakistan, on one of his preaching missions. The people who came to see him told him that they were greatly worried about themselves and their city. The Guru asked the reason for that.
by the Sikh Missionary Society: (Guru) Nanak Dev, when he was about 30 years old and staying at Sultanpur Lodhi, Punjab, went as usual to a nearby river for bathing. When he did not return for three days the people got very worried and feared he had drowned. They were, however, overjoyed when they saw […]
by the Sikh Missionary Society: (Guru) Nanak Dev was a successful shopkeeper in his village, Talwandi. Because of his honesty and integrity, he was appointed manager of the government stores at Sultanpur Lodhi, in Punjab, on the banks of the river Bayeen. This was a job of great responsibility as large stores and stocks were […]
by the Sikh Missionary Society: Guru Nanak used to run a shop in his village, Talwandi, now called Nankana Sahib. When making purchases for his shop, he often went to a nearby town called Chuhar Kana. On the way to the town, there was a resting place where holy people who were passing through the […]