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Climate Activist Granted Bail as Environmental Guru is Remembered

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 12:55pm
The fine work of the EcoSikh organization (which also lead a campaign to plant gardens of trees in honor of the 550th incarnation remembrance of Guru Nanak) established a new Sikh holiday:

Healing the Enemy – a Story about Guru Har Rai

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 11:38am
The special medicines were given to the Emperor’s messenger with the addition of a pearl that was to be ground up into powder and added to the remedy.

Concerted Efforts Needed To Curb Domestic Violence In Sikh Communities

Tue, 02/23/2021 - 6:52pm
Guru Gobind Singh Ji clearly states that both love and respect should be at the foundation of every relationship. The 16th Hukam reads, "Istri da mooh nahi fitkaarnaa" – do not subject your wife to cursing or verbal abuse.

Loving Ignorance in the Dim Light

Tue, 02/23/2021 - 6:18pm
Ignorance is the result of absence of light of divine wisdom within.

5 Keys to a Successful Marriage

Tue, 02/23/2021 - 5:49pm
Thankfully each year things have gotten better and better (gods grace).

The Life of a Protesting Farmer – Jaswant Kaur

Tue, 02/23/2021 - 7:51am
Talking to her made me feel like I was talking to a lioness, not a middle-aged woman. Jaswant Kaur and her family have been at the borders for the last 25 days. She, and many other women and their families, journeyed from their pind (village) to Delhi via tractor.

80-year-old army veteran says, “I can’t swallow this humiliation.”

Mon, 02/22/2021 - 8:16am
Did I serve 22 years in army to hear the word terrorist?

Saka Nankana Sahib

Sat, 02/20/2021 - 7:56am
(Remembering Nanakana Sahib Massacre (20 Feb 1921 AD) during Shatabadi Samaroh: While on Pilgrimage to Nankana Sahib and Other Gurdwaras in Pakistan)

400 Facts for the 400th Anniversary

Fri, 02/19/2021 - 3:25pm
2021 has the ominous status of following 2020. But for Sikhs this year represents a great light in the world. Just as 2019 was marked as the 550th celebration of the incarnation of Guru Nanak, 2021 marks the 400th celebration of Guru Teg Bahadur's incarnation on earth. 

Educational Board Game Created for 400th Anniversary of Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib Ji

Fri, 02/19/2021 - 12:58pm
The poetic expression for the game in Punjabi for "Gur ka Noor Awaaz Banenda" is written with an artistic point of view by Harmanjeet Singh (Rani Tatt.)

But, there is only One River

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 5:06pm
"A river passes through many countries, and each claims it as their own. But there is only one river".

New Story! Singh The Lion Chants Waheguru

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 1:53pm
Singh The Lion Chants Waheguru teaches how chanting Naam can help kids overcome challenging situations – even bullying!

Home Of The Beloved ~ A Pilgrimage Into The Heart Of Sikh Spirituality

Tue, 02/16/2021 - 3:55pm
With each scholarly effort, such as Home of the Beloved, the once unfamiliar faith takes another leap forward towards greater understanding about the unifying spirit of the Sikh faith.

How To Save The World

Tue, 02/16/2021 - 10:35am
From matters of faith, I don't intend to learn how to make a living but I surely do wish to know how to make a life.

Democracy Or Dramacracy?

Tue, 02/16/2021 - 9:56am
“We’re farmers not harmers” agriculturists added. But, the authorities and media houses are representing them as a “terrorist” is it a right word for the folk who feeds the whole nation? 

Sikhs All Over Canada Share The Love With Women's Initiative

Mon, 02/15/2021 - 1:55pm
The year late Bhai Jagraj Singh (founder of Basics of Sikhi) passed away he started yet another initiative. He told his close friends that on Valentine's day we (Sikhs) need to show everyone that it's all about love. 

Gurbani Translations: The Art and Challenges Explicit in Books from Karminder Singh Dhillon

Thu, 02/11/2021 - 3:18pm
However, a few scholars did realize that if Gurbani merely meant to regurgitate what was already in the existing religious texts, then what was the real need of Guru's spending years of work to compose Gurbani?

How Udasi Art at Bhumman Shah Gives Hints To Ancient Women's Lives

Wed, 02/10/2021 - 5:30pm
A unique but relatively unknown heritage site that stands out not only for its depiction of women in fresco art but also because of what it can teach us about the evolution of religious identities in Punjab over the last century.

Sahibzada Ajeet Singh and Sahibzada Jujhar Singh ~ UNFORGOTTEN

Wed, 02/10/2021 - 3:17pm
Whoever opens the gate to Sikh history and walks down the alley leading into the past of the Sikh community will meet a specter, and this specter is called freedom. But the specter is not that of the Sikhs, but of the tyrants.

Comedian Demonstrates How To Not Misrepresent Sikhs

Wed, 02/10/2021 - 11:32am
When an elderly Sikh farmer was featured in this segment he just addressed him as a farmer and praised his patience and resolution.