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Blessings for the New Mexico Legislature

By the Grace of the Guru, I was able to deliver the invocation to the New Mexico Senate last week. It is a small thing, but it warms my heart stand in full Sikhi saroop in front of those who govern us.  When you call upon the blessings of the Guru with a full and open heart, the effect is undeniable.  The blessings do rain down on everyone.  To the One who protects us all, I am ever grateful and humbled. "To the One who guides us, the One who protects us, the One God of all beings – hear our prayer this morning.Uplift us, so that we can feel Your presence as it fills this great hall. In the words...

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350th Anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh ji’s Birth

Today as I was reflecting on the miracle of birth taken by Guru Gobind Singh, I was overwhelmed with gratitude for having had just a glimpse, from a far distance, of this magnificent vibration we know as Guru Gobind Singh. I then saw Kamalroop Singh’s post for Sikh Dharma and succumbed again to those emotions! Kamalroop Singh posted a beautiful poem by Professor Puran Singh, speaking from the mouth of Bhai Nand Lal ji. (See the whole post at http://www.sikhsandseekers.org/sikh-dharma-international/happy-birthday-guru-gobind-singh/)

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Camp Miri Piri Espanola!

Camp Miri Piri (CMP) is a gathering in praise of Guru Hargobind Sahib that raises the spirit, opens the heart, quiets the mind, and set the soul on the path of freedom.

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I love Sikh History Books

I love books.  I enjoy the feel of paper, the way that words dance across paper, and the slightly musty smell of bookshelf dust.  Don’t misunderstand me – I appreciate and utilize my Kindle everyday.  But the books in my library  hold a different energy and presence that e-books can never have.

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