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Ravinder Singh Taneja



Ravinder currently 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.'s Macauliffe Manor: High, Happy, Healthy by RAVINDER SINGH TANEJA

The altar still has a table but the cross has been replaced by a laptop. No sermons, just sending out daily reading pleasure to Sikhs across the globe.

Sikh Missionaries: The Talking Stick Colloquium # 54 Convenor: RAVINDER SINGH TANEJA

Guru Nanak, “wherever he went he left men behind to carry on his work and deliver his message of salvation, even to those who had not personally heard him.”

Guru Arjan's Martyrdom by RAVINDER SINGH TANEJA

History and tradition tell us that he could have avoided this fate. After all, he was given the option of paying a fine or conversion to Islam. He refused both. Why? 

Sikh Theology:
The Talking Stick Colloquium # 53 Convenor: RAVINDER SINGH TANEJA

Theology can be corrupted when its content, namely, transcendental truths, are made subservient to the ritual requirements or dogmatic assertions about the history of a religion.

Whither Scholarship
The Talking Stick Colloquium # 52 Convenor: RAVINDER SINGH TANEJA

Where does Sikh scholarship stand today in refining and enhancing Sikh theology? What role does Sikh theology play in shaping a distinctive Sikh ideology and Sikh identity?

The Talking Stick Colloquuim # 51:
Lectio Divina & The Guru Granth Convenor: RAVINDER SINGH TANEJA

It's the discipline of spiritual reading. It's components: lectio (reading), meditatio (meditation), oratio (prayer), and contemplatio (mystical contemplation).

The Talking Stick Colloquium # 50:
Intimations of The Divine Convenor: RAVINDER SINGH TANEJA

My daily readings of Guru Granth tend to be analytical or exegetic: trying to look beyond the text's literal meaning to an allegorical or spiritual interpretation.

Minding Your Own Business
The Talking Stick Colloquium #49 Convenor: RAVINDER SINGH TANEJA

How far are we really free to do as we please? And where and how do we draw the line in telling others what to do?

The Talking Stick Colloquium #47
Janam-Saakhis: Fact, Fiction or Myth Convenor: RAVINDER SINGH TANEJA

Saakhis were part of the oral tradition and long played an important role in the transmission of Sikh history and teachings within the community.

The Talking Stick Colloquium #46
Tiger Mom: Raising A Brood Today Convenor: RAVINDER SINGH TANEJA

"Mom has the same solution for everything," my daughter - now 18 years old -  complained to me once when she was in her early teens.

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