Perfect Match: Brazilian Kids Learn English by Video Chatting With Lonely Elderly Americans
It's such a great, simple idea: Young Brazilians want to learn English. Elderly Americans living in retirement homes just want someone to talk to. Why not connect them? In the age of information this is certainly possible. Perhaps learning to speak Punjabi could be done in a similar way...
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Sikh Youth in Germany
[VIDEO] A short film about Sikh youngsters from Germany. One youth says, "To me in the Guru Granth Sahib there is nothing but truth." Another says, "I think it's important to read from the Guru, understand it, apply it to your life and connect your soul with it."
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Sikhi Awareness Month
[VIDEOS] Throughout the months of March and April, various universities and high school across Ontario and Quebec hosted Sikhi Awareness Days. Not only was the goal of these events to teach students, professors, and faculty members about Sikhism, but also to give them the opportunity to experience it!
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Heartfelt Seva
[VIDEO] A foundational characteristic of a Sikh way of life: To serve humanity with heartfelt love and compassion, reach out to the vulnerable in a nurturing embrace, and to take active steps to alleviate the suffering of those in need while making them feel acknowledged and loved.
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Sikh To Inspire
[VIDEO] This beautiful video is a quick insight into the life journey of Kal Singh - Who found something amazing through the experience of losing someone so dear to him.
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Political Silence on Farmer Suicides
[VIDEO] EVEN though campaigning in Punjab is at its height and candidates are leaving no stone unturned to corner their rivals, the issue of rural suicides finds hardly any mention.
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'Survive' by L-FRESH The LION
[VIDEO] This Popular music video by Australian Sikh hip-hop artist L-Fresh "Survive" (featuring MK-1) started spreading on the internet this week. Certainly worth the while to watch, this video features excellent videography with charming pictures of Sikh faces smiling throughout. But this piece of art is not just good on the eyes, it's good for the ears and the heart.
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California Schools Model Sikh Awareness
A recent national survey found more than half of Sikh students in Fresno County are regularly bullied in school, but leaders in one Valley town said they've worked for years to raise awareness of the Punjabi culture and religion. Now Punjabi is taught as a language in some schools.
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The Genius of Street Parchar
I've always been puzzled by the fact that Sikhism is the 5th largest religion in the world, and almost everyone I've met before, didn't know about it. I think there is a huge disparity of general public knowledge of Sikhism. Yet if every Sikh managed to touch 300 people, the entire world would know about the Sikh lifestyle.
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What Indians Wore In The Trenches
The Sikhs were the most visible of the soldiers deployed in every arena of the war. Sikhs wore their turbans in conflict, although images of the conflict show non-Sikh cavalrymen wearing turbans in apparent combat, for the Sikhs it was a strict adherence and a sign of the pride in their faith.
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