The Empire of the Sikhs exhibition is being held between 12th July to 23rd September 2018 at Brunei Gallery, SOAS, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square , London WC1H 0XJ.
Guru Hargobind Sahib Guru Hargobind Sahib was born at village Guru Ki Wadali (district Amritsar) on 5th July 1596. He succeeded Guru Arjan Sahib in 1606, at the age of eleven years. Following the martyrdom of Guru Arjan Sahib, a change had taken place in the character of Sikh Nation. There was a need to […]
Hemkumt Symposium Brent Sikh Centre children participated in Hemkumt Symposium this year for both Centre and Zonal Competitions. The 30th Annual UK finals concluded on 21st April and our children did extremely well compared to other Gurdwaras in London. Five children have the opportunity to present their speeches alongside International participants in London later this […]
Avtar Guru Teg Bahadur ji – Guru Tegh Bahadur was the youngest son of Guru Hargobind and Bibi Nanki and was born at Amritsar on April 5, 1621. From a young age Tegh Bahadur was trained in the martial arts of swordsmanship and horse riding as well as religious training by the wise Baba Buddha […]
In Guru Granth Sahib, many devotional hymns of Bhagat Ravidas are present. He was devotee of God, and his hymns are placed under Bani Bhagatan ki. Guru Arjan Dev ji decided to include the works of Ravidas in the Shri Guru Granth Sahib. There are 41 verses of Ravidas, most of which are in very […]
We celebrate the Gurpurb on 5th January 2018. Guru Gobind Singh was the last of the ten Gurus, the one who transformed the Sikh faith. In 1699 he created the Khalsa (Pure), a community of the faithful who wore visible symbols of their faith and trained as warriors. Today the Khalsa comprises all practising Sikhs. […]
On 26 December 1705, Fateh Singh and his elder brother, Zorawar Singh were martyred at Sirhind. Fateh Singh is probably the youngest recorded martyr in history who knowingly laid down his life at the very tender age of 6 years. The young Sahibzada and his older brother, Sahibzada Zorawar Singh are among the most hallowed […]
His birth is celebrated worldwide asGuru Nanak Gurpurab on Kartik Pooranmashi, the full-moon day in the month of Katak, October–November. This year it is on 4th November. Guru Nanak has been called “one of the greatest religious innovators of all time”. He travelled far and wide teaching people the message of one God who […]