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Shaheedi Sri Guru Arjan Dev Jee

Today is the Shaheedi Purab of Sri Guru Arjan Dev Jee, to commemorate Maharaj’s extraordinary patience under torture we are sharing a presentation that has been used in a Gurmat Class by Harjinder Singh. You can view the presentation here as a pdf and powerpoint depending on your preference. If you want to learn more about Guru Sahib and their…

Vaisakhi Resources

Vaisakhi was a culmination of the efforts of all 10 Gurus. Akaal Publishers have made a number of resources which inspire and teach about this glorious history of the 1699 Vaisakhi. We also need to remember Jalianwala Bagh massacre, the 1978 bloody Vaisakhi which led to the Shaheedia of 13 great Gursikhs and the assassination of Shaheed Bhai Surinder Singh…

Challenges to Punjab Farmers

The current farmer protests in India have been continuously vilified and simplified to play politics with the lives, futures and livelihoods of peasant farmers. Some of you may shirk at the term ‘peasant’ farmers, but in the scale of the problem, this is exactly where the problem lays, in hardworking people fighting to protect their livelihoods. This blog post is…

Halloween of 1984

After the assassination of Indira Gandhi the prime minister of India on 31st October 1984, Sikhs were murdered, raped, injured and made homeless in Delhi and locations throughout India, in a premeditated and meticulously planned genocide. Listen to our article about what happened or alternatively read the pdf on https://akaalpublishers.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Haloween-and-the-Sikhs-01-1.pdf Watch our digital documentary ‘Genocide 1984’ to learn more You…

Meaning of the Sikh Wedding

What is the purpose of marriage for Sikhs? What does the Anand Karaj (Sikh wedding) signify? What does it mean for those participating in it? To learn about the answers to such vital questions for those getting married and being in married life, please read our short article on the topic which you can access here https://akaalpublishers.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Meaning-Sikh-Weddings.pdf Image of Sikh…

Defending Sachkand – June 1984

From the 1 June 1984 – 6 June 1984 Indian paramilitary forces and the army attacked the most sacred Gurdwara of the Sikhs – Sri Harmandir Sahib which has the ambrosial pool of Amritsar (also commonly known as the Golden Temple). The Indian army murdered thousands of innocent worshipers and some Sikhs saw it better to giving a fitting response…

#ChamkaurDeeGarhi

#ChamkaurDeeGarhi Sri Guru Gobind Singh Jee and the Sikhs left Sri Anandpur Sahib in 1704 after solemn oaths of safe passage from the combined armies of the Mughals and Hindu Hill Rajas. These oaths were violated and the Sikhs had to fight for survival undergoing hardships and martyrdom. Sri Guru Gobind Singh Jee made it to Chamkaur and took up…