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3d Digital showcase, special ‘Guru Nanak’ sword and 550th coin presentation

SikhNet News - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 3:01pm
The sangat young and old were able to engage with digital sikh relics through a 3d touchscreen and virtual reality headsets. This forms part of the Anglo Sikh Virtual Museum project.

Dog Peacefully Listening To Kirtan In Gurudwara On Guru Nanak Dev's 550th Birthday Will Warm Your Heart!

SikhNet News - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 2:40pm
Videos of a dog sitting peacefully inside a Gurudwara and listening to Kirtan is going viral for all the right reasons. The video was shared by a Facebook user Gurpreet Chawla and it has over 250k views and over 6k shares.

Why women are not admitted to SGPC-run Sikh missionary colleges

SikhNet News - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 9:55am
Sikh women are not allowed admission in SGPC-run Sikh missionary colleges even though the Sikh Gurus have always advocated gender equality. The Indian Express explains the courses offered by these institutes and why Sikh women are deprived of them

Why Kartarpur of Guru Nanak Dev Ji is so important?

SikhNet News - Tue, 11/19/2019 - 10:20pm
Kartarpur became the centre for the Sikhs, where ‘Truthful Living’ was the essence of life.

This Is What Guru Nanak Dev Ji Taught Me

SikhNet News - Tue, 11/19/2019 - 5:14pm
Something this simple does make an impact, and I hope that you, too, can find your ‘job’ in sharing more peace, more love, and more joy in your everyday world. 

On Guru Nanak's 550th birth anniversary, a look at founder of the Sikh faith's roar against tyranny, through verses

SikhNet News - Tue, 11/19/2019 - 3:50pm
This is the lion’s roar that Bhai Gurdas was talking about. Guru Nanak was slowly and meticulously building a new faith, and in confronting and excoriating Babur, he was laying down one of its fundamental principles. Tyranny and oppression were not acceptable and they had to be confronted, regardless of the cost.

Explained: How Guru Nanak’s langar is helping UN achieve its ‘zero hunger’ goal

SikhNet News - Tue, 11/19/2019 - 12:50pm
Of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the second one ⁠— ‘zero hunger’ ⁠— aims to end extreme hunger and malnutrition, especially among children, by 2030.

Sikh bikers complete cancer charity ride, clocking 16,800km across 5-nations

SikhNet News - Tue, 11/19/2019 - 12:16pm
The five of the riders had travelled all through: Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar, India and Pakistan.

Two Iranian varsities want to set up Chair in Guru Nanak’s name

SikhNet News - Tue, 11/19/2019 - 10:29am
“Besides this, the SGPC will be directed to assist the Iranian scholars in collecting the information on the life, philosophy and vision of Guru Nanak. It was an honour for the Sikh community that our Guru’s message was being spread on a global platform by installing a dedicated Chair,” he added.

Seven Things to Know If You Are Planning to Visit Pakistan

SikhNet News - Tue, 11/19/2019 - 4:44am
Pakistan poses a unique set of prospects and challenges to the Sikh pilgrim.

How are you celebrating Guru Nanak Dev Ji's 550th Birthday?

SikhNet News - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 3:03pm
Join SikhNet's CEO Gurumustuk Singh who will be reporting live from events in Amritsar and Sultanpur Lodhi (Nov 7-13).  

Saskatoon Sikh community feeds 2,000 in need during religious holiday

SikhNet News - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 10:54am
"We thought we should pay tribute to him and follow his preachings and one of his teachings was to share whatever you have, whether that’s food, whatever you can give to the needy around you."...

Guru Nanak Dev ji – Supper at Bhai Lalo ji’s House

SikhNet News - Fri, 11/15/2019 - 8:36pm
The painting grabs attention & reminds us to perform Responsible Actions and Meditation, & embody Ram within.

Sikh celebration in Lower Nazareth to feature fireworks

SikhNet News - Fri, 11/15/2019 - 4:36pm
Township supervisors Wednesday granted a waiver from its fireworks ordinance restrictions to allow for the Guru Nanak Sikh Society of the Lehigh Valley, 648 Daniels Road, to hold a festival in celebration of Guru Nanak Gurpurab, the marking of the birth of the first Sikh guru and among their most sacred holidays.

Pupils learn about Sikhism during inter faith week

SikhNet News - Fri, 11/15/2019 - 2:52pm
“It happens to be the 550th anniversary of Guru Nanak who is the founder of Sikhism and it just seems to be a happy coincidence that it’s the same day as I’ve been invited here.

ੴ Mul Mantra Simran #GuruNanak550 Chardikala Jatha

SikhNet News - Fri, 11/15/2019 - 6:48am
Mul Mantra Simran with Chardikala Jatha at the Kali Bein

Nonagenarian man visits ancestral village in Pak after 72 years

SikhNet News - Thu, 11/14/2019 - 6:43pm
A white-bearded elder man grabs him by the side and replies, “Yes, Sardar ji, this is your village. This is Sukhan da Lathianwala. Welcome!”

Muslims set an example; celebrates Guru Nanak Dev Ji birth anniversary in Gurudwara with Sikh brothers

SikhNet News - Thu, 11/14/2019 - 5:39pm
Muslims were seen distributing sweets at the event and joining the Sikh community in their celebrations.

Why Are Sikh Women Being Denied Their Rightful Place In An Equal Faith?

SikhNet News - Thu, 11/14/2019 - 3:30pm
Many Sikhs will acknowledge this truth, but instead of finding the enthusiasm and hope to shape the future, they will sadly shake their heads. After all, can we possibly unravel thousands of years of deep-seated Indian mentality? Do the powers of revolution truly lie within our grasp?

US Congress introduces resolutions commemorating 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev

SikhNet News - Thu, 11/14/2019 - 12:45pm
Senate, House measures highlight the invaluable contributions of Sikh Americans.