In the spirit of serving the society for those in need, the Sikh community is donating blood at Canadian Blood Services on different days at the end of November and early December. November 29th (Saturday) is booked as one of the group donation dates.
On a sunny but chilly 5th November 2014, ASR Charitable Trust and Manchester Universities Sikh Society jointly held Manchester's 'Seva on the Streets' event. This year it was part of National Langar Week ( UK ) 3rd to 7th November 2014.
[Photos] Angie Rehal, one of the organizers at Seva Food Bank, said, “The food and funds collected allow us to not only feed more people but also tackle the issues of food security, hunger and poverty in our local community.”
Gurumustuk Singh says, "This is my personal experience as an American-born Sikh with parents from Christian and Jewish backgrounds; the changing world of Sikhi, and how various people are connecting with this lifestyle..."
Hundreds of thousands of free meals will be served up by Sikhs this week, as part of a tradition known as Langar. Live coverage of voluntary organisation, Midlands Langar Seva Society feeding the homeless in Birmingham City Centre.
Physical 'Sewa' assists in tuning with mental Sewa and leads eventually to realization of Creator. 5th Guru Arjan Dev ji, who himself often used to 'Mutti- Chappi' -massaging the feet of people, who came for his 'Darshan'.
Bhai Gurdas ji states in above line, if one is not performing 'Sewa' (service), your hands + feet are- Dhrig, Dhrig translated is like having a curse. Also anything else one does is fruitless performing to him.
Bottles of mineral water, clothes, medicines and foodstuffs are being provided to the flood affected people. Pregnant women that were lacking any assistance are being treated affectionately by the volunteers of the Sikh body.
The National Sikh Campaign developed and advocated on behalf of a letter signed by 20 members of Congress addressed to President Obama requesting him to visit a Gurdwara before the end of his presidency.
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