A Stitching Center of One’s Own for Impoverished Farm Women
Woolf underscored the dependence of literary genius on freedom of thought; of freedom of thought on the free availability of space; and of space on financial freedom that buys time and space—for the body, heart and head. ...
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Famous Cricket Family Doing Langar Sewa
"One of my favourite things to do in India" says Sara Leonardi, wife of famous cricketer Glen Mcgrath. The Mcgrath family picture on twitter shows them doing roti seva at Gurduara Bangla Sahib.
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'Green' Redefines Kar Sewa in Gurdwaras
EcoSikh shares another novel story of kar sewa that chooses green instead of white (marble) for beautification of Guru's house.
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British Sikh Council - Save the Sikligar Project
14 years ago an article in a UK newspaper on the pitiful condition of Sikligar, Vanjara and Satnami Sikhs in India spurred Kulwant Singh Dhesi and Tarsem Singh Deol into action. A genetic imprint in the Sikhs urges them to take up cudgels for the underprivileged and oppressed.
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Triangle Sikh Community Performs Day of Service
On Sunday, members of the Sikh Gurdwara of North Carolina, a temple off North Roxboro Road in Durham, marked the anniversary with a “day of seva,” or selfless community service, the first of what will likely become an annual tradition.
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Destitute Gets New Lease on Life
“A few months ago, I founded Guru Amar Das Centre for Destitute and Disabled in the city for which I am working as a full-time volunteer. It is a charitable organisation with the main objective of extending help to the poor section,” he said. Seeking support from like-minded people and philanthropists, Dr Mangat said...
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Blood Drive Comes to Gurdwara in CA
This was the first blood donation drive held at this Gurdwara, held in commemoration of the martyrdom day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev ji. The Sadh Sangat responded well in memory of Sri Guru Arjun Dev ji who highlighted the spirit.
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Visit to Special School
The civilized person is judged by how well he responds to the needs of the less fortunate. "I consider the founders (Dr. N. S. Sodhi and Mrs. Shaminder Kaur Grewal) as modern day messiahs bringing sensitization to a society steeped in materialism."
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Sikh-Americans Raise $330,000 Education Needs in Punjab
A US-based Sikh body (Sikh Human Development Foundation) has raised $3,30,000 to fund scholarships for bright but poor Punjabi students. "This is the largest donation ever received by the diaspora community for higher education for students in Punjab. In Indian rupees, this is a little over 2 crores."
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Construction Starts for Sikh Temple in South Africa
Finally construction work started on the site of the new Sikh Temple in Voorbaai on 2nd May 2014. It took five years to obtain re-zoning permission and to get the building plans approved for the construction. The Temple will have a major influence in attracting more Indian tourists into Mossel Bay
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