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Simran is a Sanskrit word meaning 'realization of that which is of the highest aspect & purpose in one's life & mind,' introducing spirituality. Through the years, it has been adapted into many languages. Sanskrit ( , for short ) is a classical language of India, a liturgical language of Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, and Jainism, and one of the 23 official languages of India. ... Spirituality, in a narrow sense, concerns itself with matters of the spirit. ...

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Sanskrit

'Simran' takes it's root from the word 'Smaran,' a noun which means: Realization of that which is of the highest aspect & purpose in one's life & mind - that which is (& should be) valued in mind, in general. It teaches that: everything changes, & inner and outer purity naturally happen. Smaran projects about spirituality without common restrictions such as religion or God. It shows that realization, will eventually open up what's important to an individual.[1] Sanskrit ( , for short ) is a classical language of India, a liturgical language of Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, and Jainism, and one of the 23 official languages of India. ...


Hindhi

'Simran' is derived from it's Sanskrit origins to mean: God's gift - which means something of such immeasurable value (as it is from God) that God should be recognized (remembered) for his kindness. Modern Standard Hindi, also known as Standard Hindi, High Hindi, Nagari Hindi or Literary Hindi, and in some contexts simply Hindi (Devanāgarī: or , IAST: , IPA: ) is a standardized register of Hindi. ... Sanskrit ( , for short ) is a classical language of India, a liturgical language of Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, and Jainism, and one of the 23 official languages of India. ...


Gurmukhi

Sikh beliefs
  • 1a. Simran
  • 1b. Sewa
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A commonly used term in Gurmukhi (Punjabi: ਸਿਮਰਨ), older version of current day Punjabi, in which it refers to the recital of Nām. The word generally translates to ‘meditation.’ The verb Simar, which is derived from Simran means meditating. The Gurmukhi (ਗੁਰਮੁਖੀ or ਗੁਰਮੁੱਖੀ) script, derived from the Later Sharada script and standardised by Guru Angad Dev in the 16th century, was designed to write the Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ) language. ... // Ek Onkar There is only one God who has infinite qualities and names. ... The Three Pillars of Sikhism were formalised by Guru Nanak as: The Guru led the Sikhs directly to practise Simran and Naam Japna—meditation on God and reciting and chanting of God’s Name—Waheguru. ... Naam Japo: means to recite the name of God, in this case, Waheguru is used. ... Kirat Karni is one of three primary pillars of Sikhism. ... In Sikhism Wand Kay Shako is a technique and method which means share it as you consume it. ... FIVE EVILS or five thieves or pancadokh or panj vikar as they are referred to in Sikh Scripture, the Guru Granth Sahib, are, according to Sikhism, the five major weaknesses of the human personality at variance with its spiritual essence. ... The lower part of the Bashgul Valley of Nurestan (Afghanistan) is known as Kam. ... KRODH is derived from the Sanskrit word krodha which means wrath or Rage. ... Lobh is a Gurmukhi word which translates in English to greed. ... MOH or Moh may refer to: MOH, Method of Hardness of a tile. ... This page meets Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ... For Sikhs, the final goal of life is to reunite or merge with God (Mukti). ... Sat which means Truth is one of the most important virtues which Sikhs try to develop during their life. ... Santokh means Contentment and is one of five virtues that is vigorously promoted by the Sikh Gurus. ... Daya (大雅, Taiwanese: Tāi-ngé) is a rural township in central Taichung County, Taiwan Province of the Republic of China. ... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ... Pyare means Love for the Lord and His creation. ... Sikhism (IPA: or ; Punjabi: , , IPA: ), founded on the teachings of Guru Nanak Dev and nine successive gurus in fifteenth century Northern India, is the fifth-largest religion in the world. ... The practice of the Sikh way of life has been laid out by the Gurus in simple, precise and practical manner. ... A Sikh is required by the Sikh Gurus to live a disciplined life by doing pure and righteous deeds and actions. ... The initiated Sikh is asked by the Panj Piare during the Amrit Sanchar ceremony to recite the following 5 banis every morning as a commitment to the Sikh Gurus and Waheguru. ... The Five Ks, or panj kakaar/kakke, are five items of faith that baptised Khalsa Sikhs wear at all times at the command of the tenth Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh who so ordered at the Baisakhi Amrit Sanchar in 1699. ... FIVE EVILS or five thieves or pancadokh or panj vikar as they are referred to in Sikh Scripture, the Guru Granth Sahib, are, according to Sikhism, the five major weaknesses of the human personality at variance with its spiritual essence. ... For Sikhs, the final goal of life is to reunite or merge with God (Mukti). ... Seva (Sanskrit: stringe) is: in Sikhism, volunteer work; selfless service; work offered to God, performed without attachment and with the attitude that one is not the doer. ... The Three Pillars of Sikhism were formalised by Guru Nanak as: The Guru led the Sikhs directly to practise Simran and Naam Japna—meditation on God and reciting and chanting of God’s Name—Waheguru. ... The Gurmukhi (ਗੁਰਮੁਖੀ or ਗੁਰਮੁੱਖੀ) script, derived from the Later Sharada script and standardised by Guru Angad Dev in the 16th century, was designed to write the Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ) language. ... Punjabi redirects here. ... Punjabi (also Panjabi; in GurmukhÄ«, PanjābÄ« in ShāhmukhÄ«) is the language of the Punjab regions of India and Pakistan. ... The term Nām refers to the act of worship of God by Hindus and is also adopted by Sikhs. ...


It says in the Guru Granth Sahib that by carrying out Simran one is purified and attains salvation or 'Mukti'. The Adi Sri Guru Granth Sahib (Punjabi: , ), or Guru Granth Sahib, is the holy book, or scriptures, of the Sikhs. ... For other uses, see Salvation (disambiguation). ... This article is about a religious term. ...

On page 202 of Guru Granth Sahib Guruji says:
Meditating, meditating, meditating in remembrance, I have found peace.
(simar simar simar sukh paa-i-aa.)

Si - mar can also mean "to die over" such that you kill your ego in order to have union with the infinite reality.


A teaching that staying focused on the ultimate truth or Sat gains a person the ability to accept God's Will (Hukam) and become free of attachment. The person who wishes to gain and benefit from this human life and attain a higher spiritual state must, according to the Guru Granth Sahib, undergo the discipline of Nām Simran, remembrance, i.e. constant awareness of thy true name (Sat Nām). For other uses, see SAT (disambiguation). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Adi Sri Guru Granth Sahib (Punjabi: , ), or Guru Granth Sahib, is the holy book, or scriptures, of the Sikhs. ...


The five names of God in Simran are: Yoniranjan, Onkar, Rarankar, Sohang, Satnam. In Tibet, many Buddhists carve mantras into rocks as a form of devotion. ... Satnaam | ਸਤਿਨਾਮੁ This word is the second word that appears in the Sikhs sacred Scripture called the Sri Guru Granth Sahib. ...


The act of Simran is related to:


1. The act of Surati: Concentration of value on that which is of utmost importance for a journey towards a fruitful life to become the self-existent. Districts of South Gujarat Surat is a district in the state of Gujarat India with Surat city as the administrative headquarters of this district. ...


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2. The function of Smriti: Comprehension & retention of the teachings in one’s consciousness. Smriti (Sanskrit स्मॄति, that which is remembered) refers to a specific canon of Hindu religious scripture. ...


The notion of Nām Simran is thus similar to that of Surati sabda. At one level this involves the practice of Nām Japana or concentrating on the truth, a long established convention whereby merit is acquired by devoutly repeating, understanding, comprehending and living by the sacred word everyday. This practice is explicitly enjoined in the Sikh faith. Religions Sikhism Scriptures Guru Granth Sahib Languages English, Punjabi] A Sikh (English: or ; Punjabi: , , IPA: ) is an adherent to Sikhism. ...


Further, the discipline must be practiced in a corporate sense, with devotees gathering as a fellowship (satsang), to sing hymns of praise (kirtan) of no individual gone by or living but that of the dutiful truth. The company of the highest knowledge and Truth; the company of a Guru; contact with a person or an assembly of persons who listen to, talk about, and assimilate the Truth. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


The final level is meditation. Akal Purakh meditation is not merely mechanical repetition of words or singing of hymns but also being in deep contemplation of the divine mystery of truth. Such repeated contemplation cleanses the mind where pure thoughts descend. All these practices constitute legitimate and necessary forms of Nām Simran and all serve progressively to reveal the divine and ultimate truth to the person who earnestly seeks it. Akal Purakh: is a Sikh name used for God. ...

Guru Ram Das says in Sarang ki var (Guru Granth Sahib, 1242): Nām incorruptible is beyond our comprehending. At the same time, it is our constant companion and preserves all creation. The truth discloses itself unto us and lets us perceive it in our hearts. It is through earnestness that we meet with such a truth
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Guru Arjan on Guru Granth Sahib page 264-5: Nām is the key to emancipation (mukti) and the means of attaining it (jugati); Nām is the fulfillment (tripati) and enjoyment (bhugati). He who practices Nām suffers no setback.
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In Surat Shabd Yoga, the spiritual exercises (sadhanas) include Simran (silent repetition particularly of a mantra given at initiation), dhyan (concentration, on the inner self), and bhajan (listening to the inner sounds of the Shabd). For other uses, see Ram Dass (disambiguation). ... The term Nām refers to the act of worship of God by Hindus and is also adopted by Sikhs. ... Guru Arjan Dev Ji (15 April 1563 - 30 May 1606) was the fifth of the Ten Gurus of Sikhism and became Guru on 1 September 1581 following in the footsteps of Guru Ram Das ji. ... The term Nām refers to the act of worship of God by Hindus and is also adopted by Sikhs. ... This article is about a religious term. ... The term Nām refers to the act of worship of God by Hindus and is also adopted by Sikhs. ... The term Nām refers to the act of worship of God by Hindus and is also adopted by Sikhs. ... Surat Shabd Yoga or Surat Shabda Yoga is a form of spiritual practice that is followed in the Sant Mat and many other related spiritual traditions. ... A Sadhana is a ritualistic meditation practice from Hindu and Buddhist spiritual traditions which is followed in order to achieve a form of spiritual purification or enlightenment. ... For other uses, see Mantra (disambiguation). ... Swami Haridas teaching Tansen in the presence of Mughal Emperor Akbar. ... Shabd (Hindi:शब्द) is a movie released in 2005, produced by Pritish Nandy Communications, and directed by Leela Bajaj. ...


Famous people with the name Simran

Simran Bagga, née Rishibala Naval, known professionally as Simran, is an Indian actress who has acted in Tamil, Hindi, Telugu and Malayalam films. ...

References

  1. ^ http://chennaionline.com/health/yoga/2004/09yoga16.asp

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