As a research and action organization dedicated to creating awareness of
Sikh culture through various avenues, Na-naksha-hi- is committed to
developing products and offering services through its distinguished
projects: Virsa- and Sikh Commemoration. This includes creating audio-visual
aides, publishing books and multimedia, sponsoring education, archiving
manuscripts and periodicals, and recognizing outstanding contributors. These
projects have flourished with the support of the community.
- Digitized/Preserved over a half a million total folios from various
manuscripts, books, newspapers, magazines, and documents.
- Digitized many issues of various periodicals and newspapers including
Sant Sipahi, Kaumi Ekta, Dit Singh Magazine, Khalsa Dharam Prakashak,
Khalsa Akhbar, The Spokesman Weekly and many others.
- Acquired a majority of the issues of Ajit, Akali Patrika and Hind
Samachar published from 1961 to 2005.
- Digitized over twenty books authored by Giani Dit Singh.
- Digitized over one hundred fifty manuscripts of Sri Guru Granth Sahib
and other religious texts, such as the inscriptions of Guru Gobind Singh
ji, Bhagvat Puran printed in Sanskrit, the Bhagvat Gita printed in 1866,
and a few Persian works like the dictionary, Lugat Phirozi.
- Acquired valuable Sikh magazines and many historical books dating back
to late 19th century.
- Converted over 75,000 pages of various contemporary and old books,
magazines and newspapers to viewable and searchable PDF format.
- Acquired a toolkit of digital equipment including digital cameras
ranging from 3.3 to 8 mega pixels, a wide range of high resolution imaging
scanners, laptops, digital video cameras and studio lighting system.
- Created "Raba-b-e-Pa˝ja-b" , first board game on Sikh History &
Culture and the mystic spirit of Pa˝jab in its various dimensions.
Subsidized 1,600 games for Sikh Missionary College's Summer Camps.
- Reproduced "The Sovereign Punjaub," a map of Pa˝jab originally
produced by the British in 1848. This map illustrates Pa˝jab as it existed
during Maharaja Ranjit Singhĺs kingdom, exhibiting an extensive network of
roads, neighboring states, and military stations.
- Designed and fashioned a ceramic art display commemorating the first
"Coin of the Sikh Nation." This coin, issued by Banda- Singh Baha-dur in
1711, has been imprinted and incorporated into the display.
- Produced an audio cassette/CD on "Religion & Culture," an excellent
oration by Prof. Jagdish Singh in Pa˝jabi.