How Mother’s Day holds special significance in Sikh culture

Sikh teachings emphasize love, respect, and reverence for mothers, highlighting their essential contributions to society and family life.

Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s teachings underscore the importance of women:
Stating “From her, kings are born.

Both Mata Gujri Ji, the wife of Guru Tegh Bahadur and mother of Guru Gobind Singh, and

Mata Sahib Kaur, the wife of Guru Gobind Singh, are revered as great Mothers in Sikhism. They both symbolize humility, justice, and sweetness, essential traits of the Khalsa brotherhood.

Based on their teachings, Sikh Mothers Nurture Sikh Values in their children:

Spiritual Equality

Sikhism principles affirm that women have the same souls as men and possess an equal right to cultivate their spirituality.

Role Modeling

Sikh mothers serve as role models by living out Sikh values like compassion, equality, honesty, and service (Sewa) in their actions and interactions with others.

Teaching Punjabi Language

By teaching their children Punjabi, Sikh mothers not only pass down the language but also transmit important cultural values.


Sikh mothers can teach their children the value of compassion, emphasizing the importance of empathy, kindness, and understanding towards others.


Mothers can instill the principle of equality in their children,.


Sikh mothers can emphasize the significance of truthfulness, integrity, and transparency in all aspects of life.

Sikh mothers can teach their children to be strong, fearless, and determined in the face of challenges, drawing inspiration from Sikh history and teachings.


This how Sikh mothers inspire their children to live Sikh values


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