THE AFFLICTION OF THE SOUL OF THE PEOPLE Arjun Dev was cruelly tortured to death, to the sore affliction of the soul of the whole ...
THE BooK OF THE DISCIPLES – Arjun Dev conceived the idea of enshrining song as the Deity of the new Sikh temple commenced by Guru ...
Arjun Dev was cruelly tortured to death, to the sore affliction of the soul of the whole people. The devotion they bore to their Master was deep and selfless. While they helplef! sly witnessed his cruel death, a curse arose from among them, both against the Moghal Empire and against themselves. Now that He had been tortured, of what use was life? Their prospect was annihilation: acceptance of which meant the eventual disappearance from this earth of the type of spiritual humanity created by the Master; resistance to which meant sorrow, suffering, hunger, and death for themselves and their children-but, so great was the love of the people for their true king, that all these ills must be endured.
Justice Bains came from a family which had a long tradition of participating in anti-imperialist activities. His father G.S. Bains was active in the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and was associated with the editing of the party paper.
In 1946, Amrit Kaur sent her son, Ajit, away from their houseful of Leftist revolutionaries at Mahilpur village in Hoshiarpur to study law in Lucknow. She worried he might be arrested by the British government before he had even started his life. The young man would become a respected Justice of the Punjab and Haryana high court, retire in 1984, and become the ‘people’s judge’ of Punjab’s countryside during
Ramdas had selected a solitary place shaded by Acacia trees, part of the gift of land made by the Emperor Akbar, and at the bidding of Amardas, had laid there the foundation of a new colony of disciples.
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The question remains unanswered and is haunting. There is no definite answer on how to shape the future of agriculture. The only solution in discussion in Punjab is crop diversification which is a small part of this complex problem. The identification of a problem is more indispensable before suggesting solutions. Do you remember the famous green revolution? Yes, the one famously talked about increasing the grain yield in the late 1960s in the region.
The documentary starts with the quote of Martin Luther King Jr., “In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.”
It is generally asserted that the first five Sikh Gurus, up to Guru Arjan (1563-1606), were opposed to individual participation in war, and to war as a measure of national policy, and that it was the persecution of Guru Arjan by the Mughal Emperor Jebangir which obliged the Sikh movement to diverge from its true doctrine of pacifism.
After the passing of Har Gobind a calm ensued, for the Sikhs were, by nature, peace-loving and fond of celestial contemplation, and the Guru's residence was now permanently shifted from Amritsar to Kiratpur-an out of the way, inaccessible ~lace. Besides, Emperor Shah Jehan had seen, during the lifetime of Har Gobind, that it served no good purpose to make the Sikhs his enemies. On the illness of Dara Shikoh, his youngest and most beloved son,
The child Har Krishan, the younger son of Har Rai had developed those mystic signs by which the Master was always recognized. The very Darshanam of Har Krishan healed the sick and comforted the miserable. Har Rai bowed down to this child as to Guru Nanak, and left the earth.
Beijing has substantially expanded its economic involvement in Afghanistan since 2014. China’s investment in the country has been aimed at tapping its rich natural resources. As far back as 2007, for example, Beijing secured exclusive rights to extract copper from the Mes Aynak mine in Logar. Chinese companies have also shown interest in investing in Afghanistan’s energy sector. In 2011, the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) won a $400 million bid to drill three oil fields in the Amu Darya basin for 25 years. These fields are thought to contain 87 million barrels of oil.
The last days of the Master, at Kartarpur were made bitterby the attitude of hissonstowards bis beloved disciple, Angad. Nanak, as a spiritual teacher had given his love to his dearest disciple, and the jealousy of his family brought about a situation similarto that in the story ofthe awakening of Galatea. Nanak had therefore, already denied himself the pleasure ofthe presence at Kartarpur of his great disciple, on whom he loved to feast his mind, and had asked Angad to go and live at his own native place, Khadur. After this it was Nanak who would go occasionally to Khadur to see his Angad. A pilgrimage by the old Nanak to tl'e new.
NANAK AND GOD’S HOUSE – Nanak the Master was at Mecca. The Master slept out of doors with his feet turned inadvertently towards the Qaaba, ...
THE CHILD NANAK – He came like a song of Heaven, and began singing as he felt the touch of the breez and saw the ...
Three new agriculture laws, back in September 2020, were passed under the governance of right-wing BJP, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, without going through the required parliamentary procedure and without even consulting the main stakeholders – ‘Farmers’. The government is trying to forcefully enact these laws in the name of liberalization of the agriculture sector, making farmers more economically vulnerable.
Farmer’s struggle has completed few phases of endurance. It has churned out a lot. This whole struggle has been colored differently by different sections. But wisdom on both sides know that it started with an ancestral impulse of resilience against injustice. It started with a micro cosmic demonstration in Punjab,
Instead of considering this text as an opinion article, research paper or report, it is my humble request to consider this as either a conversation or an open letter that may serve as a mode of awareness about an impeding existential threat to the people of the Indian sub-continent in general and freedom of humanity as we currently know. In present times we are staring at a grim future which wilNext Page »