Editor's Note: In 2015, the Akal Takhat and the SGPC released a completely new calendar for Sikh celebrations. Please see the following news article for more information.

“From four girls in Birmingham to six worshippers in Oak Creek, from a bridge in Selma to a march on Washington: we stand with you, we march with you, we serve with you.”
Hundreds of Sikhs in the Washington area gathered at Guru Gobind Singh Foundation to commemorate the one year anniversary of the Oak Creek shooting at the Gurdwara which took six lives. Many elected officials, religious leaders and civic representatives joined in the prayerful ceremony.
As Sikhs we do not proselytize. But should we educate? In light of the Oak Creek anniversary we are reminded of the huge gap of awareness about Sikhi.
After consideration and contemplation, temple members kept the policy, deciding it was important to show the world the best way to stand against violence was to respond with love, peace and compassion.
Today in Oak Creek: online registration continues for Saturday's 6K run/walk in honor of the victims of last summer's Sikh temple shooting.
Members of the Milwaukee-area Sikh (seek') temple where a gunman killed six people last year are now taking registrations for a memorial run marking the first anniversary of the tragedy.
In memory of the 100 year Anniversary of the Gadhar Party movement, the Punjabi Adbi Sangat Literary Society of Canada (Regd.) and the Hardarshan Memorial International Trust released “Bhai Sahib Bhai Randhir Singh Ji Simriti Granth.”
The controversy surrounding whether he is alive or not, to attach the word shaheed to his name or not to, are all merely distractions. As many promise to spend the day updating facebook statuses and tweeting about his birthday and/or arguing about whether he is shaheed or not – what many have forgotten is that the struggle against injustice, and aspirations for freedom are not contingent upon one man, or his return.
Such were the long-term consequences of the Third Battle of Panipat. It is as much a part of our history as that of India. But it is a sad reflection that an educated Pakistani today is more likely to be familiar with Napoleon’s campaign to Moscow than with what was one of the bloodiest and most momentous battles of our own history.
I do. But sometimes I'm so caught up in my everyday life and work that I forget to see them. We think sometimes that you have to be a saint to experience miracles, but we can all experience miracles every day.
Today, on September 1, 2009, Sikhs celebrate the 405th anniversary of the first installation of the Siri Guru Granth Sahib, called then ,before the ninth Guru Teg Bahadur Ji’s writings were added by Guru Gobind Singh Ji (in 1708), the Adi Granth.
We are blessed in Espanola with SS Shanti Kaur Khalsa, who is our Sikh Dharma historian. She tells beautiful, uplifting stories about the Gurus...special stories for the gurpurbs and about the Akal Takhat.
In the concept of Miri Piri, there is a subtle co-existence of the two bases of authority-spiritual and temporal. The Sikhs were acknowledged spiritually in India but not politically and this lack of recognition eventually resulted in the attack on the Akal Takhat.
Nanded readies to receive Sikh multitudes as countdown begins to D-day.
The main ceremony of Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s death anniversary will start at the Gurdwara Dera Sahib in Lahore from June 27 to 29.
SSS Harbhajan Singh Khalsa Yogiji reflects on the martrydom of the Akal Takhat.
Sajjad Shaukat reflects on Operation Blue Star and the meaning of June 5th and 6th.
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