THE BEAUTIFUL KHALSA UNIFORM

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Amrit Power

Your Mark of Victory

Body Temple or Body Dustbin?

Am I a stinker drinker or deep down thinker?

Don't cut your mane!

Are you a king or a clown?

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AMRIT-POWER

'Despite your smartly done hair and your turban at a fashionable angle, your body will ultimately turn into a heap of ashes. You may have proud mansions and beautiful females, but without devotion to the Name you will lose the game (of life).' (page 659 : Guru Granth Sahib jee)

MEAT EATER - BEER DRINKER - WOMANIZER - LIFE WASTER -

MR NOBODY - TURBAN HEAD - COCONUT -

18 YEARS 3 MONTHS 3 WEEKS 3 DAYS IS

DEAD!

LONG LIVE MR SINGH!

PEEVOH PAHUL KHANDA DHAR -

DRINK THE KHANDA NECTAR

TASTE THE NECTAR - QUAFF THE NECTAR -

FILL WITH NECTAR - ENJOY THE NECTAR.

THE SPIRIT SOARS - THE LION ROARS -

THE MANE FLOWS - THE FACE GLOWS -

THE TURBAN CROWNS THE KHALSA KING -

LONG LIVE MR SINGH!

PEACE MAKING - TYRANT SHAKING - LOVE GIVING - LIFE LIVING-

GOD PRAISING - GURU LOVING - HARD WORKING - WEALTH SHARING -

PEOPLE CARING - TRUTH TELLING - TURBAN KING :

MR SINGH!


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YOUR MARK OF VICTORY (Kachera, Kanga, Kes, Kirpan and Kara)

Guru Gobind Singh jee loved humanity so much, that he raised the status of his followers from being depressed, down-trodden people into Kings and Queens. The 5Ks are Kes (Uncut Hair), Kanga (Small Wooden Comb), Kirpan (Iron dagger), Kara (Iron Bangle) and Kachera (Underwear Shorts).

BE A SINGH

A PROUD KING

A MIGHTY LION

STRONG AS IRON!

Don't lie and cheat

to impress some girls

Don't eat that meat:

don't steal those pearls

Don't sniff those drugs;

don't touch that booze

Just fight the enemy

you'll never lose

The KIRPAN is your

mark of victory

Like the Champ wears

the belt you see!

YO!

BIG-MOUTH

LIFE-WASTER

LOW LIFE

WOMAN CHASER :

BE A SINGH

A PROUD KING

A MIGHTY LION

STRONG AS IRON!

Don't pierce your ears;

don't trim your hair

Respect God's gifts

with the greatest care

Use the KANGA

to comb your mane

Your ferocious roar

drives cowards insane

The long KES is your

mark of victory

Like the Lion rules

the Jungle you see.

YO!

BIG-MOUTH

LIFE-WASTER

LOW LIFE

WOMAN CHASER :

BE A SINGH

A PROUD KING

A MIGHTY LION

STRONG AS IRON!

Lion Singh always

cover your head

Without your crown

your the same as dead

Listen Princess to what

SatGuru has said

At home and away:

cover your head

The covering is your

mark of victory

Like Royalty wears

the crown you see.

YO!

BIG-MOUTH

LIFE-WASTER

LOW LIFE

WOMAN CHASER :

BE A SINGH

A PROUD KING

A MIGHTY LION

STRONG AS IRON!

Sex outa marriage

is a major sin

KARA means hard

so have discipline

Look at your bangle

and never give in,

Wear your KACHERA

and live honourably

The 5Ks are your

mark of victory

Your gifts from Guru

Gobind Singh jee.


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BODY TEMPLE OR BODY DUSTBIN?

'Do not drink this fake wine, avoid it with all your determination.

Nanak says, those ones are truly intoxicated who drink the nectar of His Nam.'

(Guru III, Bihagara Raag : Guru Granth Sahib jee)

'Without the drug the addict dies , without the Lord I die.'

(page 668 - Guru Granth Sahib jee)

My brain is fantastic

You aint gonna steal it,

So don't give me drink

My Kara makes me think

Guru Nanak didn't swill it

So I'm gonna kill it.

My body is healthy,

You aint gonna kill me,

Don't give me that dope,

My Kara gives me hope

Guru Nanak didn't smoke

So why should I choke?


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AM I A STINKER DRINKER OR A DEEP DOWN THINKER?

'By getting drunk one forgets the Master and is punished in His Court.'

(Guru III, Bihagara Raag : Guru Granth Sahib Jee)

Guru Nanak didn't drink,

Drinkin' just makes me stink!

Drinkin' makes my breath stink

Vomit makes my clothes stink,

Just gotta stop an' think:

It's makin' my whole life stink!

Drinkin' aint really cool,

Guru sees a drunken fool.

Friends say, 'Have a drink',

but Guru Nanak didn't drink,

God's Name was good for Guru jee,

And God's Name will do for me!'


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DON'T CUT YOUR MANE!

'Kabir says, what good is close-cropping (cutting) the hair when the mind (remains) unreformed? Whatever (action) is done, is done by the mind. It is useless to remove the hair. (i.e. remove the bad thoughts instead)' (page 1369 - Guru Granth Sahib jee)

Sunil Singh, aged 10, is a student at Biddick Hall Junior School, South Shields. It's a typical northern school as he's the only Sikh in a white school. He's used to the name calling and racist insults, he gets picked on and has had a few fights. In the last couple of years these types of incidences have died down, but next year he's going King George Senior School. It's another mainly white school with a handful of Sikhs, one of whom is Sunil's cousin. Sunil was talking about going to his new school, but unlike most children looking forward to making new friends, Sunil was thinking of getting his top-knot cut so he wouldn't get his head flushed down the toilet for being a Sikh. This is exactly what happened to his cousin - who gave into the pressure and cut his hair to fit in with the crowd. The same thing has been happening up and down the country. These children are going to school to learn, but they are taught nothing about their glorious roots. They are not inspired or encouraged to be the great sons and daughters of Guru Gobind Singh that they rightfully are. They go to school and remain ignorant, they cut at their roots and we call this a modern western education system that the whole world looks up to!

'The ignorant man wastes his valuable life and cuts at his own roots.'

(Guru V, Gauri Raag : Guru Granth Sahib jee)

Why don't you care?

don't cut your hair

don't cut it down

cause it's your crown

no crown - no King

no hair - no Singh!

Singh it aint cool

to be the fool

if you cut it down

you're just a clown.

YOU'RE A LION MAN

JUST GIVE A DAMN

DON'T LOSE THE GAME

DON'T CUT YOUR MANE!

DON'T ACT SO WEIRD

DON'T TRIM YOUR BEARD!

Bhai Taroo Singh,

Our brother King

Was captured by

the Moghul thing

They wanted to

shave him bad

They wanted to

drive him mad

They took him

into the street

They wanted him

to kiss their feet

They wanted to

take his life

They pulled out

a barber's knife

And tried hard

to cut his mane

But it was

all in vain

His hair was

strong as steel

This miracle was

totally real.

He remembered God

with every breath

He was not

afraid of death

They just couldn't

cut his hair

and he just

didn't care

if they took

away his life

with their bloody

barber's knife.

YOU'RE A LION MAN

JUST GIVE A DAMN

DON'T LOSE THE GAME

DON'T CUT YOUR MANE!

DON'T ACT SO WEIRD

DON'T TRIM YOUR BEARD!

Be brave like

Taroo Singh

Don't turn away

from our Guru King

Don't play the

sad loser's game

Don't do the

walk of shame

YOU'RE A LION MAN

JUST GIVE A DAMN

DON'T LOSE THE GAME

DON'T CUT YOUR MANE!

DON'T ACT SO WEIRD

DON'T TRIM YOUR BEARD!

Don't cut your hair

without a care

About the king

Bhai Taroo Singh

Say that name

you'll feel the shame

You'll be a fool

to break the rule

you'll walk alone

your soul will groan ,

But it aint too late

Guru Nanak is great

YOU'RE A LION MAN

JUST GIVE A DAMN

DON'T LOSE THE GAME

DON'T CUT YOUR MANE!

DON'T ACT SO WEIRD

DON'T TRIM YOUR BEARD!


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ARE YOU A KING OR A CLOWN?

'Ignorance hinders (worldly and spiritual) progress.'

(Kabirji, Asa Raag : Guru Granth Sahib jee)

The turban is my crown

and it aint coming down!

The King wears the crown

The cap is for the clown!

If the King wears a cap

Then the King is a Fake

If you wear a hat

Next life you're a snake!


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DISTINCT

'AS LONG AS THE KHALSA REMAINS DISTINCT

I WILL GIVE THEM ALL OF MY BLESSINGS' (Guru Gobind Singh Jee)

'THE WAY OF SAINTS IS DISTINCT,

SHARPER THAN A SWORD,

FINER THAN A HAIR ' (Guru Amar Das Jee)

DISTINCT

in the way we look and dress

we only have God to impress

DISTINCT

in what we eat and drink

and in what we say and think

DISTINCT

in how we look and talk

and in how strong we walk

DISTINCT

with the 5Ks we wear

and our long uncut hair

DISTINCT

in the people we know

and in the places we go

DISTINCT

in each and everyway

on each and everyday

DISTINCT

by using our Sikh name

'cause we just aint the same

DISTINCT

'cause our Guru said

to be the same

is the same as DEAD!

DISTINCT

'cause we are great

EXTINCT

if we integrate!


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