lives in Columbus, Ohio, U.S.A. and has an abiding interest in expressing Gurbani
in the English idiom. He is the Founder and Convenor of our weekly Talking Stick Colloquium.
Sikhs Today: Ideas & Opinions A Book Review by RAVINDER SINGH
The book’s primary audience is the Sikh diaspora and that limits its usefulness and influence.
Prem Kahani RAVINDER SINGH
When she passed away almost forty years ago, I tried to capture my feelings in a diary entry, which I share only to show how unsuccessful I was in articulating my feelings then.
Siddh Gosht - X
The Talking Stick Colloquium # 86 Convenor: RAVINDER SINGH
The process breaks down our usual conditioning ... It cures us of our addiction to speed and instant gratification ...
The Practice & Culture of Naam:
Siddh Gosht Part IX
The Talking Stick Colloquium # 85 Convenor: RAVINDER SINGH
Gurmat is about the inspired life: about peak experiences, about the ecstasy of living ...
At a Crossroads:
Granthis & Gurdwaras I.J. SINGH, GURMIT SINGH & RAVINDER SINGH
The issues surrounding gurdwara granthis - their recruitment, selection, and appointment, as well as on-the-job working conditions - are rife with matters of both management and human concern.
The Word as Guru:
Siddh Gosht, Part VIII
The Talking Stick Colloquium # 84 Convenor: RAVINDER SINGH
In gurbani, this is referred to as anāhaḏ naad or the unstruck sound, where sound dissolves into the great silence.
Gurmukh, The Ideal:
Siddh Gosht, Part VII
The Talking Stick Colloquium # 83 Convenor: RAVINDER SINGH
A gurmukh life could be best described as one that is free of dogma, beyond materialistic bias and liberated from narcissistic self-obsession.
Gurmukh - Person or Process:
Siddh Gosht, Part VI
The Talking Stick Colloquium # 82 Convenor: RAVINDER SINGH
Cultivated speech, the pursuit of knowledge, contemplation, one-pointed
focus, transformation and social activism ...
Journey With The Gurus
Volume Two A Book Review by RAVINDER SINGH
By “re-telling” these saakhis in simple, “child-friendly” language - English, in this case - and by presenting them in contemporary idiom, Inni Kaur brings to life the miracle that Guru Nanak was.
Liberation In Life:
The Siddh Gosht - Part V
The Talking Stick Colloquium # 81 Convenor: RAVINDER SINGH
The Sikh ideal is that of a jeevan mukt or one who is liberated while alive - in contrast to the traditional view that mukti is attainable only in death.