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Selfless Sewadar Embraces Life

Fri, 03/29/2019 - 7:53am
Gurdeep Singh Waryah ~ very passionate about serving the community

Chilean Sikh: Guru Nanak & My Experience With Japji Sahib

Wed, 03/27/2019 - 9:00pm
I was living on the south coast of Chile and building my home in a beautiful place where the river and the ocean join together and where we are surrounded by forest, rain and rainbows. My teacher gave me a tape with the words “Japji Sahib” written on top. Now I understand the power of that gift, because it was the beginning of my Journey on this Spiritual Path that changed my life.

Marigold

Wed, 03/27/2019 - 12:28pm
It was deep and sweet, and filled every gap in every prayer uttered there that morning. I smelt them in my heart.

Washington Sikhs Honor Pakistani Tahir Kayani for Preserving Sikh Gurdwaras in Jhelum

Wed, 03/27/2019 - 12:07pm
“We are very thankful to them for being so thoughtful and kind towards their Sikh brothers and sisters. This truly is a reflection of the deep seated human values among various communities across the border. This shows that common people have nothing but love for each other contrary to the common held opinion and how it is portrayed in the media.”

The Benefits of Kirtan

Mon, 03/25/2019 - 4:56pm
The next time you’re at the Gurdwara or hear Kirtan being sung, take the time to actively listen to the words and try to understand the greater meaning. From there, ask yourself, how can I apply this to my life? Even if you’re only able to do part of that, then you’ve realized the greatest gift that Kirtan has for us – the connection to Gurbani!

The Limerick man at the centre of Sikhism

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 12:57pm
He converted to Sikhism in the 1860s and died in his London home on March 15, 1913. His deep understanding and sympathy for the people of Punjab and their religious traditions made him a popular civil servant with the people of Punjab, but it also brought him into conflict with the English community in India.

Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Supports Sikhs

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 10:09am
Ben & Jerry’s and NSC will be working together long term to further each other’s mission and values.

3D Relics of the Sikh Empire showcased at Princess Sophia Duleep Singh discussion In Leicester UK

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 2:39pm
A major aspect of the evening was Sikh Museum Initiative’s development of relics using 3D technology and as a result, they showcased a Tikka (headpiece) of Sophia which originally belonged to Maharani Jindan Kaur.

A Sikh Response to Christchurch

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 6:55pm
People of faith are resilient. The Muslims of Christchurch will pick themselves up, like the Sikhs of Oak Creek did. Shattered lives will be pieced together again. Hope will rise. Pain will dull and become bearable. If we are lucky, healing grace will follow. Perhaps forgiveness too.

Being Sikh in the Black Community

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 4:56pm
The fact of the matter is that being a devote Sikh does not mean taking on parts of Punjabi culture. It means bringing the light of Sikhi into your own culture and uplifting it.

Sikhs In New Zealand Are Helping Shooting Victims By Transporting Bodies, Providing Free Langars

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 10:10am
Sikhs, no matter from which part of the world, have always taken active participation in helping victims of natural calamity like that of Kerala floods or feeding free food to Syrian refugees during Ramzan. Setting an example always, they encourage and inspire people to help fellow humans in need.

Unpacking the Concept of Sewa

Sat, 03/16/2019 - 12:28am
YSPN explores the concept of Sewa in a rapidly changing world

SikhNet Condemns Violence in New Zealand

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 12:05pm
SikhNet joins the world-community in condemning the tragic and brutal hate crimes unleashed at the Mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand

'I'm divorced, so Sikh men don't want me'

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 10:47am
"They are not going to accept divorce, as it shouldn't happen in the Sikh community, if we follow the faith," he said.

'I'm divorced, so Sikh men don't want me'

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 10:05am
At 27, Minreet Kaur married a man she had met through a Sikh temple in west London. It turned out to be a disaster, and within a year she was back home with her parents.

The Power of Sound

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 9:51am
Wonderful is the creation, wonderful its continuity

Serene Singh Is Oxford Bound

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 9:31am
Meet CU's first Rhodes Scholar in a quarter century. She's got her sights set on a U.S. Supreme Court seat— and a Miss America title.

'Singh and Kaur' ~ Poem by Ramneet

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 8:52am
Pride of the Panth..

Langar is Not "Free Food"

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 2:25pm
To call Guru ka Langar "Free Food" shows a deep misunderstanding of our Guru's teachings

Job Opening at SikhNet!

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 11:11am
SikhNet is looking for a Marketing and Analytics Manager