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  1. Jaap to find a great Life Partner (husband for women and wife for men): Another Shabad: Ref: Satguru Shabad Sidhi Bhandar Bhul chuk maaf
  2. Sangat jee: Please have a look below. Utter blasphemy. http://singhstation.net/2014/12/anand-karaj-maryada-challenged-couple-takes-lavan-side-by-side/ Bhul chuk maaf
  3. It rather upsets me that homosexuality is criminal in India. Conversely, America has made great progress regarding same-sex marriage. But here's my question -- what are the opinions on it in the Sikh community? I really want to believe that it's accepted in Sikhism, and that there is no stigma or hate regarding it...but I have a feeling that I'll only be let down. Thoughts?
  4. Hello everyone, I have found myself in a rather unique situation (well to me at least). Let me start by saying that I am not a Sikh, neither am I Punjabi. I recently started a "relationship" with a man who is Sikh (from Punjab). My partner is religious and has told me that at some stage he would like to take Amrit, as a result of this I have made a concerted effort to start learning about Sikhism as it such an important part of his life. Anyway, I understand that dating is not ideal in Sikhism and I must mention that we are not living together, nor do we share a physical relationship. We have both spoken about this and want to get married first. He has been honest with me and mentioned that he has had physical relationships with a quite a few other woman, the problem I am dealing with is that the majority of these woman were prostitutes. I feel that I cannot judge him for what he has done before I met him, and I can see that he is trying to make an effort to change a lot of his habits. However, in all honesty, I don't see how he can think of taking Amrit after having used prostitutes. Ok well, I hope this makes sense, basically I want to know what the stance is on prostitution and also should he repent for what he has done? Thank you
  5. The email below is Self explanatory and I've sent to the email addresses below on 1st of June 2012, but didn't get any reply. So, thought of starting a discussion about it in this forum. Apologies, if I started to repeat the discussion that already exist in this forum, and if such discussion does exist, I'd very much appreciate if you could please link this one to that. info@sgpc.net info@sikhsangat.org submit@sikhsangat.org Dear Sirs, Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh. We are the Sikh Sangats of Burma (Myanmar) and with the blessings of our Gurus, Sikh Sangat here is doing very well. We have this enquiry to make regarding the Sikh Marriages and hope you would be really kind to answer our questions. First of all, we heard that there has been some amendments made to the Sikh Marriage Act and if possible we would like to have the full copy of the marriage act, which you could forward to this email. Secondly, we have this disputes that has been going on since ages and we would like to clarify it! According to the traditions here, if a young man (never married before) and a young woman (never married before) just ran away with their own will, and spend few days together, some Gurdwaraas here allow to do the Anand Karaj with 4 Pheras (circling around Sri Guru Granth Sahib), where some Gurdwaraas here don't allow to do the Pheras but allow to do the Anand Karaj where the Granthi will read one paragraph of Laava and the Ragi Jatha will sing that paragraph and both Bride and Groom were to sit infront of Sri Guru Granth Sahib all the time (no Pheras). So, with your enlightenment, we could end this dispute and practice the same tradition all over the country. Therefore, could you please send us some complete evidence to support which ever one is the right thing to do? Another thing is what if a previously married man in Sikhism way whose wife is no more (a widower) married to a woman (never married before) or a man (never married before) married to a previously married woman in Sikhism way whose husband is no more (a widow), or a widower to marry to a widow, are they allow to take the Pheras? Or, what about divorces, which sadly does exist in modern society? A man or a woman who previously have married in Sikhism way, can actually have divorces? Because, legally they can and what actually does the Sikh Rahet Maryada suggest? After divorce, are they allow to marry to someone who is never married before or someone who is widow or widower or someone who also is divorced? We would very much appreciate if you could answer to our this query to enlighten us to practice the Sikhism in right way according to the Sikh Rahet Maryada. Thanking you in advance, Regards, Rakhbir Singh (on behalf of Burma Saadh Sangat)
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