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). 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
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). 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).
By Harbans Lal, Ph.D.; D.Litt. (Hons). Introduction The light of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) is sought by over 300 million spiritual seekers worldwide. With this rapidly expanding urge and need, there is a concern that haunts us. It is about providing easy access to the Guru’s wisdom to a rapidly evolving global village.… Read More Does Language Impact the Transmission of Wisdom from the Sri Guru Granth Sahib