(This article was written in 2016)

BACKGROUND

Many students of Sikhi will hit a point at which they are given two seemingly contradictory views of the faith. One view claims that God turns a blind eye to one’s religious identity and the religious rituals they perform; that devotional love for Waheguru, manifested through meditative experience and…

The tenth Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh, depicted with an arrow, sword, and dagger in…

The basic idea of the Sikh religion having a martial component in addition to the spiritual is quite well-known in modern discourse to Sikhs and non-Sikhs alike. However, more often than not, this component is relegated to the historical realm, and is considered a temporary, time-bound, part of Sikh belief…

Baba Jassa Singh Ahluwalia, one of the most respected military generals of the Khalsa

The role caste plays in the modern practice of Sikhi is an explosive topic that can inflame at really any point and create massive ideological divisions between people on various sides of the fence. What often ends up being a problem, however, is the poor understanding most people have of…

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