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'''[[Hukam]]''' is a [[Gurmukhi]] word derived from the [[Persian]] "hukm", meaning '''command''' or '''order'''. Hukam refers to an important fundamental concept in [[Sikhi]].
  
After the assassination of {{w|Indra Gandhi}} on October 31, 1984, [[Sikh]]s were butchered across [[India]]. This is a story about a Sikh couple living in an isolated village outside of [[Punjab]]. The couple was young and were [[amritdhari]]. The Singhni (Khalsa woman) wore a [[dastaar]] and they had a young child.
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The adherents of this faith believe in the "Hukam of the Lord" -  [[Guru Nanak]], the founder Guru says, {{gb1|1|9|How can one become pure?; how can the veil of illusion be torn away? O Nanak, walk in His Hukam; it is written in your destiny (1)}}. So walk your life in his Hukam!
  
The Sikh couple had an isolated farmhouse in a Hindu dominated area. When news of the assassination reached the area, and it was found out that Sikhs were being killed, some local thugs also decided this was the perfect chance to loot the farmhouse and line their pockets. [http://tuhitu.blogspot.com/2009/06/sakhi-series-128-1984-guru-ji-protects.html <big>'''....More'''</big>]
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Now, what exactly does this word '''''[[Hukam]]''''' mean in our daily life?
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In [[Sikhism]], this [[Punjabi]] word literally means '''"[[Hukam|divine will]]"'''. A [[Sikh]] accepts that everything in the Universe happens according to the Will of an all powerful God, who is referred to as [[Waheguru]]. It is by the command of [[Waheguru]] that we are born and we die. Without His command ".... even a leaf on the tree would not move" is a common saying in [[Punjabi]]. <!---In the [[Sikh Scripture]], the founder of the religion, [[Guru Nanak]] says:
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{{Quoter|Japji Sahib Stanza 20|O Nanak, by the Hukam of God's Command, we come and go in reincarnation. ((20)) }}
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The whole of the Universe is subject to the Hukam of the Creator God. Nothing ever happens without the Will of Waheguru. This is accepted as one of the primary concepts of [[Sikhism]]. For the Sikh, the acceptance of His Hukam is a concept that needs to be learnt and understood. --->{{aowf|Hukam}}

Latest revision as of 00:26, 18 October 2011

Hukam is a Gurmukhi word derived from the Persian "hukm", meaning command or order. Hukam refers to an important fundamental concept in Sikhi.

The adherents of this faith believe in the "Hukam of the Lord" - Guru Nanak, the founder Guru says, "How can one become pure?; how can the veil of illusion be torn away? O Nanak, walk in His Hukam; it is written in your destiny (1)" (SGGS p 1). So walk your life in his Hukam!

Now, what exactly does this word Hukam mean in our daily life?

In Sikhism, this Punjabi word literally means "divine will". A Sikh accepts that everything in the Universe happens according to the Will of an all powerful God, who is referred to as Waheguru. It is by the command of Waheguru that we are born and we die. Without His command ".... even a leaf on the tree would not move" is a common saying in Punjabi. .....More