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Guru Granth Sahib and Numbers

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A short essay on Guru Granth Sahib and Numbers by Iqbal Singh Manhas written in celebration the 300th year of the Guruship of Guru Granth Sahib. Before Waheguru created the universe, the galaxies and the planets including our Mother Earth, there was Nothing but Him...... → read more
The Bakersfield Sikh youth serve langar to over 400 people

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Sikh youth of Bakersfield, under the umbrella organization called "SIKHCESS" served lunch, to over 400 homeless people in town. "We have learned about the Turban and Free Kitchen concept of Sikh Religion" said Director...... → read more
ONE -The experince of Camp Miri Piri 2008, Singapore.

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Camp Miri Piri is designed to give a powerful spiritual experience as well as how to live as a highly inspired Sikh to do well in every way, confront our dualities and be successful in every way. Balancing the Spirit and the Earth. Shanti Kaur Khalsa, mother of the Khalsa Youth from Espanola,....... → read more
Dera row: Sikh protest cripples Mumbai.

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In a show of solidarity, hundreds of Sikh protesters of Andhra Pradesh took out huge protest rally and burnt the effigies of controversial fake guru of Dera Saccha Sauda, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh whose body guards killed an innocent 42-year-old Sikh....... → read more
Vegan diet and yoga fight cancer.

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Researchers found that combining a diet low in fat and rich in fruit and vegetables with regular moderate exercise seems to switch on genes that fight disease, while effectively turning off others that can promote cancer...... → read more
The Asa di Waar Workshop in Los Angeles.

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If you had the opportunity to ask Guru Nanak one question, what would you ask? This was the opening statement of a workshop I recently attended, along with about 50 other Sikhs at the Lankershim Gurudwara in Los Angeles...... → read more
Gurta Gaddi Nanded 2008.

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2008 wil go down as a golden year for the Sikhs. Over 4 million devotees are expected to congregate at Nanded to commemorate 300 years of Guru Granth Sahib as the eternal Guru on 30th October, 2008 and the heavenly journey of Guru Gobind Singh...... → read more
President Bush sends Greetings to Sikhs...

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President Bush has sent warm greetings to Sikhs across America and worldwide on the 300th anniversary of the Sikh Scriptures, Guru Granth Sahib as the community is gearing towards major celebration of this event in October this year...... → read more
Phoenix Arizona Sikhs enhance awareness

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Novel approach has been taken by the Sikhs of Arizona to achieve the ultimate objective of enhancing awareness about Sikhs and their unique identity among the residents of greater Phoenix area. Thanks to the curiosity generated by this beautiful "House of God"..... → read more
Sikh bangle means as much to Monty Panesar as..

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A simple steel wrist bangle means as much to Sarika Watkins-Singh, 14, as it does to the England spin bowler Monty Panesar, the High Court was told yesterday. The 'kada' is not a piece of jewellery - it is an important religious symbol worn by Sikhs..... → read more
Sikh Scholar Addresses Principals Of Convent Schools

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With a view to have proper appreciation of Sikhs and Sikhism a special learning session was arranged by Rev. Fr. Joseph Puthenpura at St. Francis Church, Dalhousie on 14th June, 2008 under the aegis of the Diocesan Board of Education. ..... → read more
School Visit - Sikh Awareness Day

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Today Veer Ravjeet Singh was invited to a primary school in London to share knowledge of Sikhi with the students and staff. The day started off with the morning assembly in which..... → read more
Abbotsford’s Wrestler Gurjot Kooner

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Abbotsford’s wrestler Gurjot Kooner, who turned 18 just last month, is all pumped up after an amazing raft of successes over the last few years. He told The VOICE this week he wants to represent Canada at the Olympics in 2012 in London..... → read more
Sarika Singh - Case ended 19 June 08 at Royal Court of Justice
Sarika Singh bangle s.jpg A simple steel bangle called a Kara by the Sikhs meant as much to schoolgirl Sarika Watkins-Singh as it did to England spin bowler Monty Panesar, a High Court judge heard today. "It was one of the symbols of their Sikh faith and not a piece of jewellery" said lawyers for 14-year-old at the start of the hearing .....read more
Sikh Protesters Attack MTV Office In Mumbai

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A group of Sikhs protesters attacked the Mumbai MTV office alleging misrepresentation of their community in a recent poster to promote the music channels new career-based reality show ‘On the Job.’ One of the MTV staffers got minor injuries...... → read more
Bridge collapse cuts off famous Sikh shrine

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A crucial bridge linking a famous Sikh shrine at Manikaran in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh collapsed Saturday morning, snapping the road link to the shrine. The bailey bridge collapsed after a container truck tried to cross....... → read more
Sikh students provide meals for homeless

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A Sikh tradition called Langar was brought to the streets of Alberta's inner city yesterday. Members of the University of Alberta Sikh Students' Society made vegetarian burritos and handed them out at the Boyle Street Co-op and Hope Mission...... → read more
Sikh sues Disney over worker dress code

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A Florida resident has sued Walt Disney World, claiming he was discriminated against because his religion prevents him from conforming to the Disney dress code...... → read more
UK School Reverses Ban on the patka

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A UK state school this week reversed its policy of banning the patka after UNITED SIKHS wrote to the school principal on behalf of the parents and the local Sikh Gurdwara...... → read more
Largest Sikh Gathering Impact U.S. Capital

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History was made on Tuesday when over 20 elected representatives of the U.S. Congress came and spoke to the thunderous applause of Sikhs from across America in an overflowing hearing room of the Dirksen Senate Building of the U.S. Capitol. ..... → read more
NZ Sikhs offended by claim that a widow can't remarry

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The Sikh community in NZ has been offended by claims made by some Sikh leaders that a widow can't remarry. This clearly goes against the message of the Sikh Gurus. A community source said that the assertion was an old-fashioned myth...... → read more
Sleek Sikh

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Seven years ago; sporting a Sikh turban could get you killed, as was Balbir Singh Sodhi, a gas station owner who was shot Sept. 15, 2001 in Mesa, Ariz., after his murderer mistook him for a Muslim. Today, the trademark black head covering sported by male members of the Sikh religion can get you into the heights of mens' fashion. ..... → read more
United Sikhs Shipment Cleared For Myanmar

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350 tonnes of food and medicine shipped by UNITED SIKHS has reached Myanmar and was cleared for distribution to Labutta, Bogale and Kangyaing, the towns hardest hit by the Myanmar cyclone last month. This is part of the $750,000....... → read more
Sikhcess Clothes 15,000 of Australia's Homeless in a Single Day

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On May 10, 2008, Sikhcess™ volunteers across Australia collected and distributed blankets, jackets, and other winter clothing items to the homeless and needy through its 'Bundles of Warmth' campaign........ → read more
Sikh-cess for Smethwick High Street Sandwell

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This is just one of the community-based projects Sikhcess has been involved with in the UK. The charity's next challenge hopes to provide the homeless with hygiene packs in June as part of their Packages of Love campaign...... → read more
SCORE Award ceremony honors Sikhs across America

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The Sikh Council on Religion and Education (SCORE) organized an Award ceremony on Wednesday to honour Sikhs from across America. Over 30 elected representatives of the U.S. Congress participated in the grand function....... → read more
Sikh offers opening prayer in Senate

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Ek onkar satnam. There is but one God," began the prayer that opened the Pennsylvania Senate on Tuesday, as Nirmal Singh of Fairview Twp. became the first Sikh to perform that traditional duty...... → read more
Spinning Wheel Film Festival-June 21st

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The Kaur Foundation brings this unique Film Festival to DC, showing 19 films & documentaries about Sikh heritage and culture, by film makers worldwide! A weekend of Sikh cinema and celebrity gala..... → read more
Beloved

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This story has a special place in my heart - it is based upon a vision of an enlightened soul who I dearly loved. Now all I do is sit at the window and look toward the road for the message from my beloved........ → read more
Kalgidhar Trust Baru Sahib event

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Calgary chapter of the Trust hosts a seminar and fundraising dinner - "Educational, inspirational and divine” were the words used by Deepshikha Kaur to describe the elegant seminar and fundraising dinner sponsored by the Trust in Calgary...... → read more