Her Name Is Kaur: American Sikh Women on Love
“Written with honesty and courage. Her Name is Kaur is a tapestry of love, friendship, commitment, and acceptance. Meeta Kaur’s book is a selection of intriguing, eloquently crafted, and heartfelt personal narratives of Sikh women who share their stories of sacrifices, expectations, and challenges and deal with the complexity of relationships... —Harpreet Kaur, filmmaker, Sach Productions
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Sikhs Happy To Celebrate In Pakistan
Hundreds of Indian and Pakistani devotees pray together during the celebrations of the Sikh New Year in Hasan Abdal at the famous and sacred Gurdwara of Panja Sahib.
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Young Cadets Pride of Sikh Community
They are members of the newly minted 3300 Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps (RCACC) which is sponsored by the Surrey-based “Friends of Sikh Cadets Society” to provide a dynamic program for youth. Jatinder Kaur Saini said she cannot think of another activity that has made her son, Armaan Singh, 13 more astute and respectful.
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Organisers Thrilled by Sikh Parade Response
Organisers of a parade to celebrate a holy Sikh festival which saw thousands of people take to the streets of Telford have thanked everyone who supported the event. “I would like to thank all for showing so much support, help and dedication. We hope we can pull off more events like this in the future for Telford."
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Gobind Singh is Hero in 1917 Battle
The Battle of Cambrai in 1917 is known as one of the first great tank offensives - but the diaries tell of the incredible heroism of horse cavalry there too. Diaries reveal how the Indian soldier delivered urgent messages under heavy fire despite his horses being shot.
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New Gurbani Website Just Launched
For Sikhs, then, to reflect (do vichaar) on gurbani through music, dialogue, discussion and discourse is obligatory practice that finds expression through the institution of sangat. Welcome to KhojGurbani !
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Learn About The Sikh Spring Holiday: Vaisakhi
Very good material for sharing the joy of Vaisakhi: Today Navjot Kaur shares with us the Sikh celebration of Vaisakhi, celebrated in April. Learn about Vaisakhi, the traditions associated with the holiday, the five core Khalsa values, and some books featuring Sikh families.
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Kirpan Accommodation at Canadian Embassies
Today’s announcement is particularly significant as it coincides with Vaisakhi, the birth of the Order of the Khalsa in 1699, the day initiated Sikhs were enjoined to wear five distinct articles of faith, including the kirpan.
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How To Live & Die by Khushwant Singh
Death is rarely spoken about in our homes. I wonder why. Especially when each one of us knows that death has is inevitable. Important to remember: Stop envying those who have done better than you in life—risen higher, made more money, or earned more fame. Envy can be corroding; avoid comparing yourself with others.
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A Fascinating Visual History of Sikhs in Old Shanghai
A quest to recover the forgotten stories of the Chinese city's North Indian policemen. In addition to finding employment as policemen, Sikhs worked as watchmen, earning money on the side as moneylenders. Indian Sikhs were also recruited for the British police force in Tientsin (Tianjin), Amoy (Xiamen) and Hankow (Hankou, Wuhan).
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