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Sikh History

A Resource page of useful links on Sikh History

This section will be replaced in the launch of the Sikh Learning Center. In the mean time we wanted to share the following links with you. 

'The Sikh Religion' by Max Arthur Macauliffe

This is a famous 6 volume series of Sikh history. It's been made public by archive.org where you can read it online.
volume 1
volume 2
volume 3
volume 4
volume 5
volume 6

 

Sikhiwiki.org

This is in an-depth user-generated wiki for everything Sikh related. Below are just a few links from Sikhiwiki to get you started. If an article is missing, you can become a contributor and create that content.
Ten Sikh Gurus 
Sikh parables (Sakhis) 
Sikh Temples (Gurdwaras)  
Sikh Martyrs 
Important Sikhs

 

1947 Partition Archive

The partition is when India gained its independence and Pakistan was created as a homeland for Indian Muslims. The new boundary was drawn through Punjab with is the state that is the Sikh homeland. Followers of different religions were forced to travel to one side or the other of that boundary, and it was a bloody transition.
Learn more at 1947partitionarchive.org

 

300 Saal

2008 marked the 300 year anniversary of the installment of the 11th Guru. This is when the lineage of leadership went from human Gurus to the scripture, the Siri Guru Granth Sahib.
Follow the SikhNet coverage of this Anniversary.

 

SikhNet Articles

18th Century
19th Century

20th Century

21st Century
1984
Aadh Guru Granth Bhagat Mala
Bhagats and Sants
Historical Gurdwaras
Maharaja Ranjit Singh's Legacy
Pakistan Heritage

Partition
Post 9-11

Women in Sikh History
World Wars
Vaisakhi

 

1984 Living History Project

This Project seeks to build awareness of state-sponsored human rights violations, suppression of information & social trauma. Whether in Punjab, in Delhi, in Calcutta, in California, in Singapore, Nairobi or anywhere else in the world, any Sikh old enough to remember 1984 has a story to tell!
Click Here to Visit

 

Kaur Films - Sikh History Podcast

This podcast series provides a fascinating look into the sparkling lives of the Sikhs from the 15th century to the present times, transporting us back to the times of our ancestors. This podcast provides a historic context to the evolution of the Sikh religion.
Go to iTunes to listen for free.

 

Basics of Sikhi - Sikh History Youtube Playlists

12 Weeks 12 Gurus
13 Shaheedi Larivaar Katha

The Life and Shaheedi of Guru Arjan Dev Ji
Shaheed's
Bhagats & Sikh Women
#SikhGenocide84