Thousand Lives of Reincarnating Minds

Harbans Lal, Ph.D.; D.Litt. (Hons) What is Reincarnation Sikh theology differs in defining reincarnation. The ideas of reincarnation are many and as old as human civilization. Their descriptions are found from the last centuries of the 1st millennium BCE. However, the ideas remain ideas only, and have never reached any logical or precise description. Descriptions… Read More Thousand Lives of Reincarnating Minds

Japuji: The Path of Nanak

A Book Review by Dr. Bhai Harbans Lal The Japuji: The Way to Divine Lif, With an Introduction, Paradigmatic Essays, Punjabi Text, English Translation, and Notes – 240 pages. By Prof. Balbir Singh Makkar. B.Chattar Singh Jiwan Singh – Publishers Contact: balbirsmakkar23@gmail.com Among the world scriptures, the Japuji is considered Guru Nanak’s foremost composition, thereby qualifying… Read More Japuji: The Path of Nanak

BOOK REVIEW. Divided Hearts and a Lack of Healing Continue After Seven Decades

Dr. Bhai Harbans Lal Revisiting India’s Partition:  Essays on Memory, Culture, and Politics. Edited by Amritjit Singh, Nalini Iyer, and Rahul K. Gairola.  Lanham, MD, London, 2016. Price: $110.  xxxvi + 365pp. Order at http://www.rowman.com.  Discount code LEX30AUTH16 for 30% discount. Inquires/orders at 717-794-3800. Within the US, one may reach the publisher at 800-462-6420. In August… Read More BOOK REVIEW. Divided Hearts and a Lack of Healing Continue After Seven Decades

Universal like Rivulets of Rainwater

Bhai HARBANS LAL What is universal? Universal is that which is applicable everywhere, to whole humankind, and in all civil societies regardless of culture, race, sex, religion, nationality, sexuality, or any other distinguishing feature. In theology, universalism is the doctrine of universal application of the teachings of religion or Dharma. Further, universal can be relevant… Read More Universal like Rivulets of Rainwater

Taajudin’s Diary

Foreword by Harbans Lal, PhD; D.Litt. (hons) I feel flattered over the opportunity to write this prologue to the book that describes Guru Nanak’s travel to far off countries that were the mainstay of Muslim culture and Islamic religion. Guru Nanak attached great importance to this mission of his. The present book describes Guru’s journey… Read More Taajudin’s Diary