ABOUT SIKH RELIGION

Sikhs (Punjabi: ਸਿੱਖ) are people associated with Sikhism, a monotheistic religion that originated in the 15th century, in the Punjab region in the northern part of the Indian subcontinent, based on the revelation of Guru Nanak. The term "Sikh" has its origin in the Sanskrit words शिष्य (śiṣya), meaning a disciple, or a student. A Sikh, according to Article I of the Sikh Rehat Maryada (the Sikh code of conduct), is "any human being who faithfully believes in One Immortal Being; ten Gurus, from Guru Nanak to Guru Gobind Singh; Guru Granth Sahib; the teachings of the ten Gurus and the baptism bequeathed by the tenth Guru".

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SEWA

Introducing about "Sewa" (Selfless service)

What is SEWA?

Seva also Sewa, short for the word Karseva refers to "selfless service", work or service performed without any thought of reward or personal benefit. In the Punjabi language, the person performing such service is called a Sevadar. Anybody can do Seva without any caste, race, and religion.

All Sikhs are encouraged by their Guru (Guru Granth Sahib) to perform Seva or Selfless Service. This is not only good for community relations but also is good for the moral uplifting of the person. You will find Sikhs engaged in free service in Gurdwaras washing dishes, cleaning the floors, serving food, etc.

Sikhs are also encouraged to help the community by performing unpaid work in hospitals, 'old peoples' homes, community centers, etc. Volunteers engaged in Seva are referred to as Sevadars and for many people this activity forms an essential part of their life, providing spiritual fulfillment and practical benefits.

Sikhism is founded on principles of Sarbat da Bhalla - working towards the "common good of all". For Sikhs, this means reaching out to serve and uplift all of humanity as an expression or devotion to the Creator. Many other Sikh institutes, such as Guru-ka-LangarKirtanPaath, etc., depending on the performance of Seva by many in the congregation. So the principles of Seva underpin many Sikh values - such is the importance given to Seva in Sikhism.

Sewa Information

You can donate for Karah Parshad and Guru Ka Langar
See details on below

Karah Parshad Sewa

You can also contribute with ingredients such as Atta, Desi Ghee, and Sugar.   

5000 Yen

Guru Ka Langar Sewa

You can also contribute with ingredients such as Masala, Salt, and Atta, etc.  

15000 Yen