Surat (sur 'ət) n.

consciousness, awareness.

Like Us on Facebook

Like Us on Facebook to get the most up-to-date information on our projects.

Donate Your Dasvand

Your donation builds a foundation to ensure the strength of our community in the future. Donate directly and securely through Dasvandh Network here, or paypal below.

Surat Educational Packages

Ardas Translation

Ardas is a traditional Sikh prayer recited at every community gathering. It recounts the history, vision, and values of the Sikh community, and it provides an opportunity for collective reflection and prayer. 

Ardas Translation
Ardas Translation.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [544.2 KB]

The Turban Day Package

The Turban Day Package is a resource created by the Literacy Project Team to assist college students in putting together a Turban Day at their university. The package comes complete with resources for spreading awareness on Sikhi, a guide and checklist for putting together the event, and a grant from Surat for running a Turban Day on your campus!

 

Turban Day Introduction
Surat Turban Day Introduction.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [114.6 KB]
Turban Day Advertising Flyer
Add your organization's logo to the bottom left of this flyer.
Customize this flyer to reflect the specific details of your event.
TurbanDay-Flyer.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [672.3 KB]
Turban Day User's Guide
Surat Turban Day User's Guide.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [130.5 KB]
Turban Day Fundraising Guide
Surat Turban Day Fundraising Guide.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [111.7 KB]
Turban Day Media Guide
Surat Turban Day Media Guide.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [95.8 KB]
Turban Day Handouts
Print these for distribution as double-sided, 1/4 sheet size fliers.
Print to high quality gloss paper or cardstock.
Surat Turban Day Flyers.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [827.5 KB]

Sohila Package

The Sohila Package focuses on the commonly recited nitnem bani, Sohila. This package includes a number of innovative resources for teaching and learning about the composition, including lesson plans for adults, interactive art for children, translation exercises, and essays that discuss major themes from the bani. The highlight of the Sohila Package is the set of video tutorials for those interested in learning how to play shabads from Sohila on the vaja.

Sohila Introduction
Surat Sohila Package Introduction.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [111.2 KB]
Sohila Recitation
Sohila Recitation - Surat Sohila Package[...]
MP3 audio file [4.3 MB]
Sohila Translation
Surat Sohila Translation.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [172.9 KB]
Sohila Translation Exercises
Surat Sohila Translation Exercises.zip
Compressed archive in ZIP format [934.9 KB]
Sohila Lesson Plans
Surat Sohila Lesson Plans.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [100.0 KB]
Sohila Children's Lesson Plans
Surat-CSV Sohila Kid's Lesson Plans.zip
Compressed archive in ZIP format [271.3 KB]
Sohila Powerpoint for Divan
Surat Sohila Ucharan Powerpoint.pptx
Microsoft Power Point presentation [2.8 MB]
Sohila Further Reading
Surat Sohila Further Reading.zip
Compressed archive in ZIP format [444.6 KB]

Kirtan Video Tutorials for Learning Sohila

Sohila Shabad One Notations
Surat Sohila Shabad One Notations.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [90.5 KB]
Sohila Shabad Two Notations
Surat Sohila Shabad Two Notations.png
Portable network image format [45.8 KB]
Sohila Shabad Three Notations
Surat Sohila Shabad Three Notations.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [59.9 KB]
Sohila Shabad Four Notations
Surat Sohila Shabad Four Notations.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [58.4 KB]
Sohila Shabad Five Notations
Surat Sohila Shabad Five Notations.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [69.3 KB]
Print Print | Sitemap
© The Surat Initiative