Harbans Lal, Ph.D. D.Litt. (Hons). It was during a study circle at the Gurdwara of the Medical College Amritsar in 1951 or so that Dr. Harbhajan Singh asked this question, “Will the predicted expansion of knowledge in science hurt or help the spread of Sikhism worldwide?” Putting it another way, will scientists be attracted to… Read More Me and My God: Guru Nanak Enlightened Me on the Walls of Separation
Harbans Lal, Ph.D.; D.Litt. (Hons) Exploring Careers. Illuminating Every Path. Saturday, 9 February 2019 // 2:30PM – 4:30PM. Coppell Library, 177 N Heartz Rd Coppell, TX 75019 Choosing a career is a life shaping decision and can be very difficult. SikhRI presents a panel discussion on how to identify, prepare, and succeed in this lifelong… Read More Two Upcoming Events in the Dallas Texas Area.
Harbans Lal, Ph.D.; D.Litt. (Hons) In the year 2019, the followers of Guru Nanak everywhere in the world will be celebrating the coming of Guru to this world with his divinely inspired messages. As such, we are enthused to make this occasion as an opportunity to open our minds to the wisdom that Guru Nanak… Read More The Beauty of JAP JI SAHIB – Book Review
Harbans Lal, Ph.D. D.Litt. (Hons). Although every day is an occasion to exchange gifts, the new year is a unique opportunity to do so according to Western culture. While thinking of gifts, it came to my mind that why not, this year, I share gifts of spiritual values. That way, we may create an occasion… Read More Books and Journals as Gifts
By Harbans Lal, Ph.D., D. Lit (Hons) In 1979, Dr. Manmohan Singh Luthra, a gold medalist of Medical College Patiala, bought land and successfully convinced with city authorities for permission to develop Nanak Drive in the State of Pennsylvania, USA. It was the first residential street named after Guru Nanak in the United States. He… Read More Manmohan Singh Luthra, Who Built Nanak Drive in the Heart of America, Passed Away at Age 82
Harbans Lal, Ph.D.; D.Litt. (Hons) and Ek Onkaar Kaur Khalsa Michaud Vaisakhi – Guru Nanak’s Birth Day Through much of Sikh history and the Sikh world, Vaisakhi (April 1469) has been recognized as the Day of Celebration for Guru Nanak’s birth. On this day, Nanak was born to his parents, his father Kalyan Chand Das… Read More Is Guru Nanak’s Parkash Day Different from Guru Nanak’s Birth Day? Yes, It Is.
SS Ek Ong Kaar Khalsa Michaud and Dr. Bhai Harbans Lal, Ph.D.; D.Litt. (Hons) Hatred. Anger. Urge to Revenge. Despair. Pain. All of these emotions surface when something deeply traumatic is done to us or to those with whom we share a connection. Yet the Sikh Ardaas (prayer) is always for Sarbat Da Bhalaa. Goodwill… Read More The Concept of Khimaa and the Lives of the Gurus
Harbans Lal, Ph.D.; D.Litt. (Hons) In the past few days, Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu brought good news. He announced that the Pakistan Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa had told him that Islamabad would open a corridor to connect Gurdwara Darbar Sahib at Kartarpur in Pakistan’s Narowal district with Gurdwara Dera Sahib on the… Read More International Peace Bridge Connecting Kartarpur in Pakistan and Dera Baba Nanak in India
By Harbans Lal, Ph.D.; D.Litt. (Hons). It was the beginning of 2016 when my son Ravi suggested that I undertake a new project to save my sanity – cajoling my ageing brain to keep it alive and kicking. Several possibilities immediately flashed in my mind. I searched for something that would permit continual reading and… Read More Seeking Wisdom is Therapeutic
By Harbans Lal, Ph.D.; D.Litt. (Hons). BOOK REVIEW Science and Sikhism: Conflict or Coherence (Anthology of Essays on Various Concepts in Sri Guru Granth Sahib) 334 pages – By Dr. D.P. Singh Singh Brothers Publishers, Amritsar, India Contact – firstname.lastname@example.org When I received the newly published book my first reaction was, oh’ another book on… Read More BOOK REVIEW: Science and Sikhism. Conflict or Coherence (Anthology of Essays on Various Concepts in Sri Guru Granth Sahib).