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Langar Day organised at the University Of Waterloo

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  1. aristotle

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    A Langar Day was organised at the University of Waterloo, Canada campus on 10th September, 2013 by the Sikh Students Association as a part of September being observed as the Mata Khivi Ji month by the Sikh Youth Federation, Canada. The evant was attended by a large number of students and faculty belonging to different communities. In fact, for the last few years Sikh university students at the University of Waterloo have been holding langar days on their campus, bringing food from their Gurdwara to campus to share with all students. They use the occasion to explain the nature of Sikhism to others curious to know more about Sikh adherents, and to understand why they promote themselves through food.
     

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    The event schedule being observed during the Mata Khivi Ji month In Canada:

    ONTARIO (SYFCanada)
    Guelph SSA -- Kirtan Darbar and Kheer for Langar, Saturday Sept 7th (5pm-10pm), University Centre, Rm 103
    Waterloo SSA -- Campus Langar, Tuesday Sept 10th (10am-3pm), Multipurpose Room in SLC
    York SSA -- Campus Langar, Wednesday Sept 11th, Bear Pit
    UTM SSA -- Mid September TBA
    York SSA - Clubs Day, Basics of Sikhi Street Parchar/Samosa Giveaway. September 18th (10am onward)
    McMaster SSA -- Campus Langar, Monday Sept 23rd (1pm-5pm), MUSC
    Western SSA -- Campus Langar, Wednesday Sept 25th (11:30am-2:30pm), University Community Centre (UCC)
    Waterloo SSA --Soup Kitchen, Thursday Sept 26th (8:30am-2:30pm), St. Johns Kitchen (97 Victoria St N, Kitchen)
    Ryerson SSA -- Campus Langar, Thursday Sept 26th (12pm-3pm), Ryerson Students' Campus Centre
    Kirtan Darbar and Langar Prep for Downtown Toronto, Saturday, Sept 28th (4:30pm -- 11:30pm) , Golden Triangle Sikh Association (Kitchener Gurdwara), 2070 Snyder's Road East, Petersburg, Ontario

    DOWNTOWN TORONTO:
    Seva Jathas/Sevamobiles, Taking sandwiches prepared night before at Waterloo Kirtan to Downtown, Feeding the Homeless (11am onward). Meet up location TBA, Sunday Sept 29th

    BRITISH COLUMBIA
    UBC and Simon Fraser SSA
    Langar Downtown Vancouver, Sunday Sept 8th (12pm), Main and Hastings St.
    Kirtan Darbar, Saturday Sept 20th (530pm), Gurduara Sukh Sagar, 347 Wood Street, New Westminster, British Columbia
    Kwantlen SSA September 2013 (Date TBA)

    QUEBEC (SYF Canada)
    Concordia SSA
    Thursday Sept 26th (11-4pm)

    Facebook events page: https://www.facebook.com/events/567264056663674
     
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