Digging being done around one of the oldest gurdwaras of Anandpur Sahib to expand it before the town's 350th foundation year celebrations has unearthed a centuries-old well, which is claimed as one of the four wells dug up by ninth Sikh Guru, Guru Teg Bahadur.
Yatra to Gurdwara Hemkunt Sahib will begin on May 31 this year. The Gurdwara Sahib located in snowy hills opens for limited period of time during summers. Uttrakhand Chief minister Harish Rawat will flag off the yatra from Gobind Ghat on May 31.
In an importance directive issued from Akal Takht, five Sikh Jathedars on Wednesday issued a directing prohibition on use of mobile phone during the Akhand Paath or recital of Kirtan by the Granthis (priests).
A newly build motor road between Govindghat and Pulna, the 22-km trek to the Gurdwara Hemkund Sahib has been reduced by four km.
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Nanakshahi Calendar row has clouded the aspirations of some of the Sikh devotees to observe martyrdom anniversary of Guru Arjan Ji at the place of his martyrdom in Lahore as the Pakistan High Commission has denied visas to SGPC Jatha.
Amritsar, Punjab: Akal Takhat Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh has asked Sikh sangat to abstain from holding Paath of Guru Granth Sahib at “prohibited places” like ‘Jatheras’, ...
A large scale Panthic Diwaan by Sikh Parcharak Baba Ranjit Singh Dhadrian took place at village Hussanpur on Thursday 21 May 2015, where 82-year old Bapu Surat Singh is campaigning for the release of Sikh political prisoners by way of a peaceful indefinite-period hunger strike.
Thousands of Sikh devotees marked the 'Gurta Gadhi Diwas' of sixth Sikh Guru, Guru Hargobind ji at Darbar Sahib, Amritsar on May 11.
A 33-feet long bus carrying the revered relics of three Gurus of Sikhism flagged will be off today from Gururdwara Dukhniwaran Sahib in Patiala.
Batala based Ragi Bhai Malkiat Singh had passed away in a Gurudwara of Richmond Hill in New York on April 11. Hhis dead body arrived at Sri Guru Ram Dass Airport of Amritsar on April 18. Antim Sanskar (last rites) of Bhai Malkiat Singh were held at Batala. His wife Bibi Navneet Kaur and brother Amarjit Singh Bhola performed the funeral of Bhai Malkiat Singh’s dead body.
Dead body of Batala based Ragi Bhai Malkiat Singh will reach Guru Ram Dass Airport, Amritsar on 18th April.
Giani Jaswinder Singh, who was demoted to the post of Grathi from the Head Granthi of Sri Darbar Sahib about half and a year ago, has now resigned from the post of Granthi.
Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee has expressed reservations on amended version of Nanakshahi Calendar recently released by the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee, Amritsar, India. The SGPC has released provisional calendar for the year 547 Nanakshahi (2015-16 AD).
Amritsar, Punjab: The SGPC executive committee has decided to extend a financial aid of Rs 2 crore to the Sikh families affected by floods in Jammu and Kashmir.
Uttarakhand India: The portals of Gurdwara Hemkund Sahib have been closed for winter-break. Just before the doors were closed thousands of Sikh yatris braved chilly conditions to converge at Gurdwara Hemkund Sahib in Garhwal Himalayas on Friday, Oct 10.
A press release by Parmeshar Dwar (PD) Network says: [i]n order to contribute in its own way to the global relief effort, The Parmeshar Dwar Trust, with the backing of the Sikh Sangat, arranged teams to be sent in aid to the affected region. Initially ten trucks were dispatched from Gurdwara Parmeshar Dwar Sahib with thousands of blankets, bedding, clothes, medicines, water and food packages for the affected victims.
Amritsar, Punjab (August 24, 2014): According to media reprots the descendants of Baba Jivan Singh have demanded a memorial for him at Gurdwara Sisganj Sahib in Delhi. "We have been urging Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee for the past 15 years to erect a memorial or construct a gate in memory of Baba Jivan Singh, but nobody has heard us so far," chairman, Shaheed Baba Jivan Singh Nishkam Sewa Society, Amrik Singh Shergill, reportedly told media at Amritsar on August 23.
Imphal, Manipur (August 22, 2014): As per recent information the police has again arrested human rights activist Irom Chanu Sharmila, who has been on fast seeking revocation of draconian Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) and was released from Jail just two days back after she was acquitted by a trial court.
Zirakpur/ Chandigarh (August 16, 2014): Giani Mull Singh, Jathedar of Takhat Sri Kesgarh Sahib inaugurated a green park at historical Gurdwara Nabha Sahib today at Zirakpur. A tree was planted after the curtain raiser by Giani Mull Singh after the ardas in the Gurdwara hall.« Previous Page — Next Page »