Miri Piri Academy 3HO kids doing Hindu fire Pujas and Artees?

by Gursant Singh ⌂ @, Yuba City California USA, Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 14:04 (2747 days ago) @ Gursant Singh

Please write this young graduate of Yogi Bhajan's Miri Piri Academy; Sikhs do not worship at Hindu places! Sat Kartar Singh Khalsa who proudly admits to participating in Hindu Artees says, "What Hindu rituals do I follow? Sure I've participated in an Artee here and there, only out of respect, but that doesn't mean I'm not Sikh. Sikh's respect other life styles, If your invited to participate, participate, there is no reason to be a snob about it, be humble." https://www.facebook.com/satkartar.khalsa


I recommend Sat Kartar Singh read a book called, Sikhs are NOT Hindus! This book was written around the turn of the 20th century by Bhai Kahn Singh Nabha, called Hum Hindi Nahi....
There is a web page that has a lot of the English material posted.

Link: http://www.esikhs.com/articles/no_we_are_not_hindus.htm

here is an extract:

Question- Gurbani doesn’t treat Sikhs distinct from Hindus?

A. It is not correct to say so. In fact the Fifth Nanak has dealt this issue in detail_ at page 1136 of Guru Granth Sahib [GG]

I practise not fasting nor observe the Ramzan;...... I go not on pilgrimages to Mecca nor worship at Hindu places of pilgrimages. I serve the one God and non-else. I neither perform puja like the Hindus do nor I do the Muslim namaj. I take the formless God into my heart and there make obeisance unto him. I am neither a Hindu and nor a MusaIman. This soul and body belong to God whether He be called Allah or Ram.)

Similar references are profusely available in Gurbani reacting to various Hindu concepts. At most places Guru criticises and condemns them. Please see pages 71.98, 128,202,201,227,230. 231,324,327,419,423,455,464,467,468,471, 475,476,479,525,556,559,593,654,710,719, 739, 747, 789, 864, 874,885, 894, 896, 902,912, 954,

Warran, the ballads of Bhai Gurdas Bhalla [Nephew of Third Nanak] which have been treated as key to Gurbani have also touched this issue at several places and in very clear terms he treats Sikhism as the birth of a third religion. Please see Warran numbered at 38,39,...........

Guru Gobind Singh in his compositions has also treated Sikhs distinct from Hindus. [)-33 Swaiyyas.

And the Sikh historical books

All the historic Rahitnamas the codes of conduct written after the demise of X Nanak also treat Sikhs distinct from Hindus. See Rahitnamas of Bhai Daya Singh, Chaupa Singh, Bhai Nandlal etc. Rattan Singh Bhangu author of Panth Prakash of early half of 19th century is rather highly vocal on this issue. pun ihMdU qurkn qy inAwrw[ rcoN Kwlsw Xih blI Apwrw

So much so even Bhai Sukha Singh a writer of 18th century who partially believe in Brahminism has admitted introduction of third religion (from two faiths he created three do qy qIn pMQ kr ly hY[

Poet Santokh Singh Chudamani of Suraj Prakash, is also very categorical in his descriptions. He quotes Guru Gobind Singh as having said to the Emperor Bahadur Shah how he has created a third religion

pun auqpq kIE Kwlsw qIjw[

Not only the Khalsa, Hindus have always been treating Sikhism a religion different and often exercised their boycott. Bhai Mani Singh the prime martyr [early 18th century] while giving a commentary on the 11th War of Bhai Gurdas explains how on several occasions the Sikhs of Guru Arjun Dev faced a similar boycott from Hindu. Kavi Senapati also describes a Delhi boycott of Sikhs.

The advice given to the Sikhs at the time of baptismal ceremony:­

I] Today your past of a different religion and caste is over ..[ii] Don't worship any god or goddess, Avatar the incarnation or any prophet except Akal the timeless God. [iii] You shouldn't have faith in any religion book other than Guru Granth Sahib. http://gurmukhyoga.com/forum/index.php?mode=page&id=1

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