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What is the translation of Mool Mantar? General Gurpreet 2016-11-23 15:42:46
How do the Sikhs say "One God"? General JanDe 2016-11-23 12:20:38
What is the Sikh way of saying "One God"? General JanDe 2016-11-23 12:20:27
Do we literally merge with God when we attain Salvation? Beliefs Bikran Dhillon 2016-11-23 11:53:23
I live in New York City, where can I visit a Sikh Gurdwara Sahib to start learning? General Simon 2016-11-23 11:39:25
Do Sikhs have any religious traditions that they do when they leave Gurdwara Sahib? General Katie 2016-11-23 11:37:09
It is mentioned in Guru Granth Sahib Ji that there are seven ocean, aren't there four or five ocean in the world? General Muhammad Hammad Pasha 2016-11-23 11:24:17
What do Sikhs do on the weekend or in their free time? General Cameron 2016-11-22 16:18:44
How can I learn more about Sikhism? There are no Sikhs where I live. Conversions Zark Khan 2016-11-22 16:17:01
I am not from India, how can I become a Sikh? I don't know if someone from another country can join the Sikh faith? Conversions Sims 2016-11-22 16:16:54
Can a girl and a boy of same surname marry to each other? General Sukh 2016-11-22 16:14:38
Is eating meat not wrong since farmers kill many insects to feed so many people? Beliefs Simrat 2016-11-17 11:20:36
What composition of Guru Gobind Singh Ji is in Guru Granth Sahib Ji? General Gurbinder 2016-10-18 09:46:33
Can anyone go to Gurudwara Sahib for prayer? General Rajeev Kumar 2016-10-18 09:29:36
How do Sikhs meditate? Are there any rituals, mantras, passages or set rules? General Belail 2016-08-29 16:51:40
Does the color of a sikhs turban have any meaning? General Kenny 2016-08-29 16:47:24
If I am donating duswand from my income today, but unable to do this in future due to financial crices. Is there will be any negative effect on me. General Amit Saini 2016-08-29 14:00:29
I have heard people say that if someone does bad things, then their children will suffer, is this true? Beliefs AngelD 2016-08-29 13:58:43
How to download Gurbani of my choice? General Prabhjyot Singh 2016-08-29 13:50:23
Who wrote Guru Granth Sahib Ji? General Ravinder Singh 2016-08-29 13:48:36
Just wondering why my question (which seemed to pointed out a contradiction between science and Sikhism) was not displayed on the Q&A section. General Muhammad Hammad Pasha 2016-08-29 13:45:52
Where should we put our thoughts when worshipping God General Dalip 2016-08-29 13:42:04
Why do Sikhs consume dairy as Guru Granth Sahib ji states we should not harm or torture animals? Diet Ace 2016-08-29 13:39:34
What evidence is there to prove that Sikhism is the path of truth? General Muhammad Hammad Pasha 2016-08-29 13:33:13
Why do we chant the name of Ram Das Guru? I know he was the 4th Guru, but shouldn't we chant directly to God? Beliefs Kirtan Ajeet Kaur 2016-08-29 13:29:29
I want to know as Hindu people consider cow as mother and secure them, what is the Sikh Guru's view about security of cows. Specially What is the Guru Gobind Singh G's view about cows security. General Sunil Grover 2016-08-29 13:14:51
What kind of ceremonies are in the Sikh religion? General Courtney Lutton 2016-08-29 13:12:49
I am 36 male Hindu from Gujarat and want to convert myself to Sikhism, Where should I go? Conversions Niraj Amin 2016-08-29 13:11:18
Does God allow sexism? General Gurleen 2016-08-29 13:09:09
Why are some Sikh places for worship called Takht? General Karam 2016-08-29 13:01:44
How can I get through these tough times? General Aruninder Singh 2016-08-29 13:01:22
How i can do a meditation on waheguru jaap ? Which is better way because I'm doing but can't concentrate properly. General Hirdeypal singh 2016-08-29 12:49:51
Why Sikhs believe in religious pluralism, especially since Sikhism is (considered) a monotheistic religion, and how it coexists with religions were there are multiple gods? Beliefs Ayami Starke 2016-08-29 11:24:04
With regards to your statement that reincarnation is a system of life, why does one need to be punished again after undergoing punishment once? Beliefs Fahad Jahangir 2016-08-29 10:26:59
If you are punished in hell for your sins, why the need for an additional punishment through an unfavorable reincarnation? Isn't that redundant? Beliefs Amelia Maciorowska 2016-08-29 10:19:55
Is Ardaas to reach someone after his death and save him from jamdoot or rebirth as per gurbani? Beliefs Sewa Singh Khalsa 2016-08-29 10:15:56
What are Sikh wedding like? General Reece Canobie 2016-06-09 17:44:17
Which name of god has to be chanted and which form of god has to be meditated as per Sikhism? Beliefs Kiran 2016-06-09 17:42:32
Where does a person go after death? Beliefs Harman kaur 2016-06-09 17:41:14
Is it against Sikhism to wear a Mala? General Sam Singh 2016-06-09 11:25:51
God has given life to all of us. Parents are considered at God's place in India. General Rimmi Kaur 2016-05-31 10:46:02
Is eating non-veg after taking Amrit restricted? Diet Loveleen Kaur 2016-05-27 16:38:15
Do Sikhs meditate on a regular or daily basis? General John Kimbrough 2016-05-26 09:34:35
What makes some Sikhs more spiritually mature then other Sikhs or are all Sikhs equal in their level of spiritual maturity? General John Kimbrough 2016-05-26 09:32:47
Isn't it a choice weather you keep or cut your hair if your not amritdarhi but just Sikh? Hair & Turban Neni 2016-05-25 16:15:44
My dad won't let me cut my hair, he says it's against sikhism, however we aren't even amritdarhi so does it really matter if I cut my hair? General Neni 2016-05-25 16:12:43
Would donating your hair to a charity (like Locks of Love) be against the beliefs/teachings of Sikhism? Hair & Turban Alan 2016-05-25 16:05:58
What are the characteristics of Sikh religion? Beliefs Gurbachan Singh 2016-05-25 16:02:36
After taking Amrit (Baptism), are ladies allowed to wear Sari? General Loveleen Kaur 2016-05-25 15:58:54
How do Sikhs feel about Autism? General Wouter 2016-05-25 15:53:39
Why did god trust us with caring for earth/mother nature? Look at it now, it's a disaster!!!! General Panj 2016-05-24 13:32:11
When praying, I usually go through it fast. Whenever I attempt to understand the meaning or read the translations, I don't feel a connection with anything. What can I do to feel connected to something I don't know? General Panj 2016-05-24 13:31:02
When we pray we are essentially talking to god; however, if we talk to someone else in the prayer who disturbs us and he/she is also one form of god, why is that wrong to talk in a prayer? General Panj 2016-05-24 13:30:41
Where did the cycle of birth begin (joon)? General Panj 2016-05-24 13:30:14
Have you noticed that the belief system of Sikhism is sort of reflected upon the beliefs and values of the prevailing religions at the time? Misconceptions Panj 2016-05-24 13:27:39
Why is the number five so prevalent and significant in Sikhism? 5 karak, 5 pyaras, 5 banis, 5 senses, 5 takhat sahib, 5 khand, 5 vices (kaam, karod, lobe, moh and ahankar) and etc. General Panj 2016-05-24 13:24:52
Aren't we made of all the same elements at atomic level? Then why we do not eat chicken but eat plants? Diet Panj 2016-05-24 13:23:58
If we are vegetarian and Sikhi teaches us to not kill anyone, then why hurt and kill plants to fulfill our hunger? Is not that sinful and against God's law? Diet Panj 2016-05-24 13:21:35
What is right? a turban, bandana or no cover at all for an amritdhari (baptized) Sikh? Hair & Turban Panj 2016-05-24 13:19:49
Why do Sikhs want Khalistan? General Panj 2016-05-24 13:16:32
Why do we need to wear a kirpan if it is not easily accessible during an attack? And we are protected by the law? Beliefs Panj 2016-05-24 13:15:59
Some Sikhs are interested only in money and power. Do Sikhs realize this hypocrisy? What should we do? General Panj 2016-05-24 13:15:22
why do in Westren countries Gurdwaras have their own committees and sangats who are exclusive to that particular sangat? General Panj 2016-05-24 13:14:43
When Guru Nanak ji visited mecca, wherever his feet pointed, the mecca turned towards that direction. Is there any proof of this event? General Panj 2016-05-24 13:09:43
How can we be sure that God's name is Waheguru? God Panj 2016-05-24 13:05:27
How does the turban benefit us on the path of Sikhi? Hair & Turban Panj 2016-05-24 13:04:03
Why is not there just one religion? General Panj 2016-05-24 13:02:30
Prove the validity of Amrit (sacred water)? Beliefs Panj 2016-05-24 13:00:10
How did God come to be? God Panj 2016-05-24 12:56:53
If god is so loving, forgiving and caring, why does he take our sins or mistakes into account? Beliefs Panj 2016-05-24 12:56:26
What sort of realization comes from chanting recitations of Waheguru? I mean it's just chanting. General Panj 2016-05-24 12:55:27
How does the Word of God provide nourishment to us when clearly nourishment comes from food, water, oxygen and exercising? General Panj 2016-05-24 12:54:21
Why does the holy scripture need a fancy and comfortable bed to sleep whereas poor people out in the streets lack this type of bedding? General Panj 2016-05-24 12:53:27
Why is it blasphemy to listen to music or dance? General Panj 2016-05-24 11:32:43
Why do we present a THAL or a plate full of fruits for bhog to the Guru Granth Sahib Ji when obviously it cannot eat it or try it or bless it in any sort of way? General Panj 2016-05-24 11:30:24
Why did Waheguru create Hindu gods and goddess? General Harbhajan 2016-05-23 11:25:22
I can not understand the meaning of this line and grooping of the words .. Nanak jan naam salahay bigasay so naam baeparavaahaa hay ...Please answer in hindi. General Rakesh 2016-05-23 11:21:36
Can a Sikh saini girl marry a sikh sardaar Ramgharia boy? General Happy 2016-05-23 11:04:33
I take certain meds to help with bipolar and ADHD. Given the prohibition against taking drugs, does that include medication? General Jake 2016-05-23 10:51:55
As an American-born Sikh Punjabi, how do I understand what is being said at the Gurdwara (shabad, kirtan, katha)? General Vernal 2016-05-20 14:00:13
I'm not able to download the shabads from these links of all shabads that you hae uploaded to this site. I want to download all these to listen it offline. Can you please tell me how to download it. General Balamjot Singh 2016-05-20 13:57:08
How is Sikhism a religion created by God? Beliefs Japnit Kaur 2016-05-20 13:54:35
You say women do not have equal status in Islam. That is absolutely incorrect. Read the Quran. Sheesh how much misinformation can one site have? What a disgrace. Equality Sophia 2016-05-20 11:53:52
Your section on comparing islam and sikhism is lacking a lot of information General Sophia 2016-05-20 11:49:30
During the early wars of Sikhism did the Sikhs not feel rage and anger? General Manveer 2016-05-20 11:18:45
If the life/death cycle is the recycling of souls, and God is not making more souls, then is all life on earth the same bunch of souls over and over again? Did dinosaurs have souls? Do reptiles and insects have souls? Beliefs Evan Pritchard 2016-05-19 10:53:03
Another thing I find problematic is that where as in Islam, there is no intermediary between you and God, in Sikh scriptures it is mentioned on every page that you must attain a "true guru", without him you can't make it to the so called "ocean". Beliefs Lakhwinder Dhaliwal 2016-05-19 10:43:00
If I convert to Sikhism, will I have to change my surname? Conversions Ishmael 2016-05-19 10:34:06
Sikhism has only been around for about 500 years but what about all the humans who lived and died 10,000 or 90,000 years ago? Beliefs Lakhwinder Dhaliwal 2016-05-19 10:32:35
If you can't remember what you did in the past life, how can a person fix mistakes made in the past life? Beliefs Lakhwinder Dhaliwal 2016-05-19 10:31:49
From where you can read about kara(bracelet)which you can write in website. Please give me the reference. Beliefs Opinder Singh 2016-05-17 11:01:42
Women have been given a status equal to men in Sikhism. Then why is it that there is no woman in the 'Panj Pyaras'? Equality Gurleen Kaur 2016-02-18 16:26:55
I want to convert to Sikhism and I just wanted to know if baptism is required. General Alexander 2016-01-20 13:14:55
Should we keep 10% of our income for God? General Anonymous 2016-01-20 13:11:06
I am from New Zealand. So I am a kiwi, I am wondering if I am aloud to become a Sikh? Will I be accepted.. General De La Vallett 2016-01-20 13:00:44
Can a Amritdhari apply hair color? Hair & Turban jasbir 2016-01-20 12:58:10
If I am a Sikh and my wife is not and she makes veggie samosas and chicken samosas but she deep frys them in the same oil can I still eat them? Diet gurjap 2016-01-20 12:56:18
Do Sikhs read the judeo-christian bible? General Harry 2016-01-20 12:50:02
Aren't dairy products obtained by harming cows? Why do we drink milk? Beliefs Arjit Singh 2015-12-28 14:21:20
Aren't animals equal as humans? Why do we drink milk? Beliefs Arjit Singh 2015-12-28 14:21:09
Are you not proud of Milkha Singh? Do you not consider him to be a Sikh because he ate eggs and meat? General Arjit Singh 2015-12-28 14:17:41
Not eating meat will not make one become One with God. On the other hand, In the Guru Granth Sahib, it has been stated that anyone who kills is a beast and must go to hell, explanation? Beliefs Arjit Singh 2015-12-28 13:42:50
How was God's will revealed to Sikhs? Beliefs Otbah Zeid 2015-12-28 10:26:48
I want to be a Sikh, what I do? General Shahnawaz 2015-12-28 10:23:55
Can I do marriage with a Sikh girl without change my Hinduism religion? General Manish Sharma 2015-12-28 10:11:07
I was shocked to find out that census data shows that ratios favor boys over girls in Northern Indian States, why is that? General Vikram Khanna 2015-12-26 17:51:01
Is non-veg restricted? because on Pg 1289 its given that what is green and what is meat. Beliefs Jasmeet Kaur 2015-12-24 17:31:23
Is it bad listening to other religion prayers? Beliefs Anonymous 2015-12-24 16:51:10
Why we cremate our bodies after death? why don't we bury the body? General Ishvinder Singh 2015-12-23 11:14:13
How can I find a Shabad in Shri Guru Granth Sahib Ji? General Ramya Seetharaman 2015-12-23 11:09:20
Is Amritdhari Sikh girl allowed to do makeup? General Manpreet Kaur 2015-12-22 18:37:14
How does one reconcile Sikhism with work and ambition? General Sundeep 2015-12-22 18:37:08
How often do you upload new Shabads? General Jagmeet Singh 2015-12-22 17:37:44
If you are punished in hell for your sins, why the need for an additional punishment through an unfavorable reincarnation? Isn't that redundant? Beliefs Amelia Maciorowska 2015-12-22 13:23:38
What is Sikhism's take on Money? General Ajaydeep Singh 2015-12-22 13:16:48
Is it possible to have Hindi or English version of Shabads? General Anonymous 2015-12-22 12:28:30
Can a Sikh marry a non-Sikh who doesn't not want to convert but have similar beliefs about life and how to live life? Beliefs Anonymous 2015-12-22 12:22:10
Does a person literally become One with God? Beliefs Stephen Kimball 2015-12-22 12:19:35
Some Sikh eat meat, why is that? Also how can one get protein and fats if not eating meat? General Anonymous 2015-12-22 12:16:57
Some Sikh do not keep their hair long or facial hair, why is that? Hair & Turban Gul Zabair 2015-12-22 12:11:01
If a person is always scared of hell, how he can fully develop? Beliefs Navbir 2015-12-22 10:38:06
What if you are going bald? Hair & Turban Ovi 2015-12-22 10:34:40
Buddha did say that we must change with time. Unfortunately we can't see such liberal mindset in our religion, why? Beliefs Mandeep Singh 2015-12-22 10:31:52
Why did all the Gurus came in such short span of 239 years as compared to the length of humanity and why in India? Guru Mandeep Singh 2015-12-22 10:23:36
All others who don't follow Sikh believes, are they wrong? Beliefs Mandeep Singh 2015-12-22 10:22:09
If our greed or lust makes us go through the cycle or re-incarnation then who was the first person to be born on this planet? And what crime did he commit to be born? Beliefs Mandeep Singh 2015-12-21 18:21:32
So you are not a creature made by God but a part of God? Beliefs Faryal Abbasi 2015-12-21 17:37:02
Can someone who is not born a Sikh become a Sikh? Other Religions Anonymous 2015-12-21 17:32:26
Do Sikhs go to church on Sundays? Gurdwara Sahib Anonymous 2015-12-21 17:29:08
Where do Sikhs get married? Lifestyle Anonymous 2015-12-21 16:59:40
Can Sikhs visit other churches or other places of worship? Other Religions Anonymous 2015-12-21 16:56:27
Do Sikh celebrate holidays? Lifestyle Anonymous 2015-12-21 16:53:16
Do Sikhs use incense or fragrance for religious reasons? General Anonymous 2015-12-21 16:50:57
What languages do Sikhs speak? General Anonymous 2015-12-21 16:50:31
If Sikhs don't cut their hair, why isn't it always down to their ankles? Hair & Turban Anonymous 2015-12-21 16:46:40
At what age do Sikhs start tying turbans? Hair & Turban Anonymous 2015-12-21 16:46:25
Can Sikhs have pets? Lifestyle Anonymous 2015-12-21 16:42:21
Where would one buy a Sikh Turban and traditional dress? General Anonymous 2015-12-21 16:39:43
What is the traditional dress for Sikh girls and women? Hair & Turban Anonymous 2015-12-21 16:36:32
Do girls and women also wear turbans? Hair & Turban Anonymous 2015-12-21 16:32:09
How long does it take to tie a turban? Hair & Turban Anonymous 2015-12-21 16:31:59
How long is the cloth or fabric for a Turban? Hair & Turban Anonymous 2015-12-21 16:31:53
Does the color of the turban matter? Hair & Turban Anonymous 2015-12-21 16:22:40

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