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Hi so I'm currently in med school and I should be finishing in September 2015, i'm not going to practice picking up the degree and my parents know this part and there ok with my decision. So as being in med school I have been being more and more intrigued into sikhi and was wondering if someone can start guiding me how to start preparing for amrit of course this will take time as I want to be certain I can live that lifestyle. I mean Like to be honest I don't know punjabi or gurmukhi all to well that's one of my main issue I feel more comfortable in english but I'm willing to learn gurmukhi. I hope a singh or a kaur can guide me and put me on the right path.Hopefully like have daily talks so if I have any questions they can answer it. I'm 22 years old and I feel like its just a calling for me and just that I need help who can practically be my teacher, and if someone does respond to my message I will gladly private message them.

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Im willing to give it a try since I don't work atm. But I don't use this forum therefore leave an email where I can contact you.

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VAHEGURU JI KA KHALSA, VAHEGURU JI KI FATEH

http://www.akj.org/skins/one/books.php?ch=1&bookid=2

A good overview of what Amrit is and what it does. Despite the website being of a Jathebandi, it is applicable across all Sikhs.

A good bit of advice is to practice prior to taking the step. Practice being an Amritdhari Sikh - wake up at Amritvela, do Paath of Nitnem Banian, wear Kakkars and embody what is required to be an Amritdhari Sikh. It will give you the practical exposure to what you will be doing after Amrit, present you with the challenges and some of the benefits of being a Gursikh. Don't take setbacks with depression - strive harder to achieve your goals and when you feel ready, go to the Punj Pyare and they will decide if you are ready.

If you are desparate for Amrit and feel that you absolutely cannot wait another minute/hour/day, you should present yourself in front of the Punj Pyare and they will decide your fate and advise you if you are not ready or bestow Amrit to you if you are. Remember that their word is Law - you are bound to it until death.

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VJKK VJKF

Im willing to give it a try since I don't work atm. But I don't use this forum therefore leave an email where I can contact you.

VJKK VJKF!

Hi my email is harzadan_khattra@hotmail.com

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VAHEGURU JI KA KHALSA, VAHEGURU JI KI FATEH

http://www.akj.org/skins/one/books.php?ch=1&bookid=2

A good overview of what Amrit is and what it does. Despite the website being of a Jathebandi, it is applicable across all Sikhs.

A good bit of advice is to practice prior to taking the step. Practice being an Amritdhari Sikh - wake up at Amritvela, do Paath of Nitnem Banian, wear Kakkars and embody what is required to be an Amritdhari Sikh. It will give you the practical exposure to what you will be doing after Amrit, present you with the challenges and some of the benefits of being a Gursikh. Don't take setbacks with depression - strive harder to achieve your goals and when you feel ready, go to the Punj Pyare and they will decide if you are ready.

If you are desparate for Amrit and feel that you absolutely cannot wait another minute/hour/day, you should present yourself in front of the Punj Pyare and they will decide your fate and advise you if you are not ready or bestow Amrit to you if you are. Remember that their word is Law - you are bound to it until death.

If they say "no", which sometimes they do, I would believe that they change their minds if you go later as more prepared. Bhai Jugraj Singh took Amrit as soon as he started his journey before he could practice everything.

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VAHEGURU JI KA KHALSA, VAHEGURU JI KI FATEH

It is up to the Sikh presenting himself/herself in front of the Punj Pyare too. Shaheed Bhai Fauja Singh went twice. The first time, the Punj Pyare said no, he returned. The second time he went, they said no, he refused to leave. The Punj Pyare told him to go lie on the train tracks and await their response. He departed to the train tracks. The Punj Pyare sent a Singh and said when a train nears, see if he flees or stays. If he stays, tell him to come back here. He laid on the train tracks, a train approached and he did not budge. The Singh sent by the Punj Pyare said for Bhai Fauja Singh to get up, he refused, saying that he would only get up when the Punj Pyare themselves would tell him to get up. The Singh dragged Bhai Fauja Singh off the tracks. The Punj Pyare found him worthy to give Amrit to.

So yes, the Punj Pyare can always say yes whenever they so choose.

Sant Baba Attar Singh Mastuana was asked why he gave Amrit to everyone, even those who were not kesadhari, but presented themselves in front of the Punj Pyare for Amrit. He stated that it is like farming - the farmer sews the seeds, and it is by the karams of the seeds that some blossom forth and others will remain ungerminated.

There is more at play in the game of Amrit than can be fully expressed here. If you have the desire, present yourself in front of the Punj Pyare and let the Divine Drama play out as intended.

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