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For Victorians, the event will be the first of its kind celebrating Sikh heritage, history and culture.
The theme of the 2017 Baisakhi Celebration is commemorating the spirit of Guru Gobind Singh’s 350th birthday.
Sikh Gurdwaras, institutions, schools and communities all across India and over the world celebrated Sikh Environment Day
"Sikh Environment Day" is celebrated across the six continents as a tribute to Guru Har Rai, the seventh Sikh Guru
The Sikh Foundation is a cultural organization, not religious, said Kapany, adding that he wants Americans to understand the Sikh culture, especially in view of the current xenophobic climate of the country.
The site’s significance and power, according to CICS Director, Satwinder Kaur Bains, is “because it challenges ethnocentric narratives by highlighting Sikh community history as part of BC heritage.”
An integral part of Sikh culture, the parade held next Saturday celebrates the birth of Guru Gobind Singh, one of India's most revered spiritual leaders.
Valley Sikhs and others hoping to learn more about the community gathered at the Phoenix Convention Center on Sunday with an overriding message of tolerance and awareness of the faith, which has been the target of hate crimes in Arizona and elsewhere, organizers said.
On January 14th we celebrate Jor Mela in remembrance of Mai Bhago and the 40 liberated ones. This is one of the most important days in Sikh history, it was truly a turning point in Sikh history.
The food was served buffet style and the seating was open. At one table you could be sitting with the district attorney, another a Vietnam veteran and at another the county chief of probation. “Sikhism is equality of everyone, before any religion you are human,” said CJ Singh.