Harbans Lal, Ph.D. D.Litt. (Hons). This article was originally posted on Sikhnet August 6, 2019 (Washington, DC) – This morning, U.S. Congressman TJ Cox (D-CA), who serves as Vice Chair of the American Sikh Congressional Caucus, introduced a resolution formally recognizing the significance of Guru Nanak’s 550th gurpurab (birth anniversary) as well as more than… Read More Congressional Resolution Honoring Guru Nanak’s 550th Gurpurab & Sikhs in U.S. Society
Harbans Lal, Ph.D. D.Litt. (Hons). Dr. Santokh Singh was a very well-regarded member of the All India Sikh Students Federation (AISSF). First, he was one of the founders, and then he continued to be one of the motivators of the AISSF family. What is praiseworthy is that he inpired others to also carry out the… Read More Dr. Santokh Singh. Connecting the Dots of AISSF & Motivator of Sikh Youth (1923 – 2019)
Harbans Lal, Ph.D. D.Litt. (Hons). Guru Nanak (1469-1539 CE) travelled nearly 38,000 Km in pursuit of dialogue with people of many shades, belief systems, and geographical orientations. Mind you that in the Nanak’s time all of the world’s religions that we know today were in existence. Among Hinduism, the Siddha denomination was the most prevalent… Read More The Mightiest of Miracles
Harbans Lal, Ph.D. D.Litt. (Hons). For centuries, we have been made to believe that God created man in His image. However, when Nanak took over to tell us the truth, he began to tell me that it was the other way around. In fact man created God in his image, an anthropomorphic god. I am… Read More Me and My God: Nanak Alerted Me That God Did Not Creat Man in His Image, Rather It Was The Other Way Around.
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.