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Jaspreet Singh Ji -

Waheguru Ji ka Khalsa Waheguru Ji ki Fateh!

OK, let's take your questions one at a time.

  1. Why your website trying to promote Waah yantee mantar as part of sikh nitnem with using some fake stories ? Why do you think this? Please be so kind as to send me a link where this claim is made on SikhNet. To my knowledge, your statement is not true. Wha Yantee mantra is not part of Nitnem. Where have you found on SikhNet that says it is?

  2. Why you are trying to mix Hindu mantars in Sikhi? Who said that Hindu mantras are part of Sikhi? We are not exclusive in that all mantras that are real and effective, regardless of their historical origin, can be used by anyone. The mantras MOST mentioned in Siri Guru Granth Sahib Ji are "Ram" and "Hari." What makes them Sikh? They existed before our Gurus and our Gurus chanted them. Where is the problem? Are you Hindo-phobic? No one is saying that chanting any particular mantra makes you any particular religion. Again, if you have found such statements on SikhNet, please be so kind as to post links. Thank you.

  3. And why trying make sikh Yog sadhna but in real Sikhi is not about Yoga? I don't know what your morning sadhana is but my sadhana includes yoga and pranayam to open up and energize myself so that Gurbani and Naam can be deeply absorbed. No one has said that this is required, but you may find it very helpful to experience deep concentration and vibration of Gurbani. Why not do it if you so choose? Have you ever tried it?

  4. You mention "fake stories" used to connect Patanjali mantras with Guru Nanak. Again, I don't know what stories you are talking about? Please post a link so I can understand what you are talking about. What fake stories? Where are they? Many Sakhis are traditional stories of Guru Nanak Dev Ji that our children are raised on, yet they may not have any extant historical evidence to guarantee their accuracy, nonetheless, we tell and re-tell them. Are you saying we should not tell any sakhis that do not have extant, acknowledged and confirmed historical evidence to substantiate them?

  5. Lastly, Who is paying us to do this? Where did you get the idea that anyone is doing that? It's kind of an a priori question like, "when did you stop beating your wife?" It makes the assumption that something has happened, when in fact it may not be true. You assume that SikhNet is paid to publish certain content. I can assure you categorically that this is not the case, nor has it ever been. SikhNet exists beyond personal or political agendas. It is a non-judgemental, safe space for people to come, be inspired and experience their own Sikhi, in whatever stage of their spiritual journey they may be. Our job is simple: we work to make each person's personal journey towards the Guru relevant in the context of the way we live now.

I send you much love and many blessings in the Name of the Guru, the Light of every Sikh, and the Holy Naam which holds the world.

Gratefully, ......G

Jaspreet Singh Ji -

Waheguru Ji ka Khalsa Waheguru Ji ki Fateh!

OK, let's take your questions one at a time.

  1. Why your website trying to promote Waah yantee mantar as part of sikh nitnem with using some fake stories ? Why do you think this? Please be so kind as to send me a link where this claim is made on SikhNet. To my knowledge, your statement is not true. Wha Yantee mantra is not part of Nitnem. Where have you found on SikhNet that says it is?

  2. Why you are trying to mix Hindu mantars in Sikhi? Who said that Hindu mantras are part of Sikhi? We are not exclusive in that all mantras that are real and effective, regardless of their historical origin, can be used by anyone. The mantras MOST mentioned in Siri Guru Granth Sahib Ji are "Ram" and "Hari." What makes them Sikh? They existed before our Gurus and our Gurus chanted them. Where is the problem? Are you Hindo-phobic? No one is saying that chanting any particular mantra makes you any particular religion. Again, if you have found such statements on SikhNet, please be so kind as to post links. Thank you.

  3. And why trying make sikh Yog sadhna but in real Sikhi is not about Yoga? I don't know what your morning sadhana is but my sadhana includes yoga and pranayam to open up and energize myself so that Gurbani and Naam can be deeply absorbed. No one has said that this is required, but you may find it very helpful to experience deep concentration and vibration of Gurbani. Why not do it if you so choose? Have you ever tried it?

  4. You mention "fake stories" used to connect Patanjali mantras with Guru Nanak. Again, I don't know what stories you are talking about? Please post a link so I can understand what you are talking about. What fake stories? Where are they? Many Sakhis are traditional stories of Guru Nanak Dev Ji that our children are raised on, yet they may not have any extant historical evidence to guarantee their accuracy, nonetheless, we tell and re-tell them. Are you saying we should not tell any sakhis that do not have extant, acknowledged and confirmed historical evidence to substantiate them?

  5. Lastly, Who is paying us to do this? Where did you get the idea that anyone is doing that? It's kind of an a priori question like, "when did you stop beating your wife?" It makes the assumption that something has happened, when in fact it may not be true. You assume that SikhNet is paid to publish certain content. I can assure you categorically that this is not the case, nor has it ever been. SikhNet exists beyond personal or political agendas. It is a non-judgemental, safe space for people to come, be inspired and experience their own Sikhi, in whatever stage of their spiritual journey they may be. Our job is simple: we work to make each person's personal journey towards the Guru relevant in the context of the way we live now.

You mention that you are an artist. Is your work available to see online? I will love to see it. Perhaps we can feature it on SikhNet.

I send you much love and many blessings in the Name of the Guru, the Light of every Sikh, and the Holy Naam which holds the world.

Gratefully, ......G