By Harbans Lal, Ph.D., D. Lit (Hons) Some years ago, I acquired the writings of Max Arthur Macauliffe (10 September 1841 – 15 March 1913), an English translator of Sikh scriptures and historian of early Sikhism. I was wonderstruck to observe the title quotation the author chose to display on the opening pages of his work. Macauliffe… Read More Time to Break Eggshells
By Roshan Attrey, Ph.D. Guru Nanak’s 550th Birth Anniversary celebrations at Gurdwara Sahib Charlotte, NC, USA spanned over several weeks. October 19, 2019 marked their beginning, a remarkable launch. It was an event the North Carolina Sikhs specially organized to share their Sikh heritage and values with the larger American society. Subsequently, in the second… Read More Charlotte, North Carolina Sikhs Hold Multi-Faith Celebration of Guru Nanak’s 550th Birth Anniversary
An editorial about the Kartarpur Corridor. Harbans Lal, Ph.D. D.Litt. (Hons). The following article was printed in the Times of India on Nov 7th, 2019. Send all communications to: Harbans Lal, Ph.D.; D.Litt (Hons) Professor Emeritus & Chairman, Dept of Pharmacology & Neurosciences, University of North Texas Health Science Center. Professor Emeritus, Guru Nanak… Read More Finally, our collective dream has come true.
Title of Book: Guru Nanak’s Religious Pluralism And Sri Guru Granth Sahib Authors: Bhai Harbans Lal and Roshan Attrey Foreword by: Tarlochan Singh (Ex-MP) Publisher: Guru Nanak Foundation, New Delhi, 2019 Reviewed by: Hardev Singh Virk, PhD Dr. Jaspal Singh (Ex-VC Punjabi University, Patiala) justifies the title of this book by his remarks: “The distinctiveness of Sri Guru… Read More Book Review: Guru Nanak’s Religious Pluralism And Sri Guru Granth Sahib
Avtar Singh Dhaliwal, MD This is a most humble request by a needy Sikh gentleman desiring a Kidney donation from a generous kind sympathetic good samaritan. I have been diagnosed as suffering from Chronic Terminal Kidneys. I am currently using peritoneal dialysis every night to rise up in the morning with less amount of circulating toxins… Read More Kidney Donation Appeal for Avtar Singh Dhaliwal, MD
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