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[SPN] Is Sikhism Succumbing to Fundamentalism?

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Please do visit SPN whenever you get time and share, discuss, learn and evolve as this is an on going process.<br /><br />Ok, time for our regular section.<br /><br /><h3>Featured Topic</h3><br /><h2>Is Sikhism Succumbing to Fundamentalism?</h2> by Sathnam Sanghera<br /><br />Snapshot: The writer say...<br />There were riots across northern India last week after a shooting at a Sikh temple in Austria resulted in the death of a sect leader and, given that Punjabi culture is something I bang on about on occasion, it wasn't surprising, I suppose, that a couple of news producers rang, asking me to put the disturbances into context.<br /><br />I declined because: (a) as a community we are only just learning to talk about ourselves, and too often any kind of commentary is taken as criticism; (b) commenting about religion is a dangerous business when people are being killed and one has absolutely no theological authority; (c) I feel about broadcasting the way many feel about general anaesthetic (you should do it only when you absolutely need to); but mainly because (d) it's quite hard to explain what Sikhism actually stands for.<br /><br /><a href="http://www.sikhphilosophy.net/hard-talk/25346-is-sikhism-succumbing-to-fundamentalism.html">[Read Full Article Here]</a><br /><br /><br />Gurfateh,<br /><br /><br />Aman Singh<br />Sikh Philosophy Network<br /><a href="http://www.sikhphilosphy.net/">Visit Sikh Philosophy Network</a><br /><a href="http://www.sikhphilosphy.net/daily-hukumnama-sikh.html">Daily Hukumnama</a><br /><a href="http://www.sikhphilosphy.net/gurmat-vichaar-project/">Gurmat Vichaar Project</a><br /><a href="http://www.sikhphilosphy.net/sikh-toolbar-sikh.html">Download Sikhism Toolbar</a><br /><a href="http://www.sikhphilosphy.net/local_links.php">Gurbani MP3 Downloads</a><br /><a href="http://www.sikhphilosphy.net/homepage.php?pageid=books-store">Book Store</a><br /><a href="http://www.sikhphilosphy.net/showgroups.php">Meet Forum Leaders</a><br /><a href="http://www.sikhphilosphy.net/homepage.php?pageid=sendinvites">Invite Your Friends</a><br /><a href="http://www.sikhphilosphy.net/sendmessage.php">Contact Us</a><br /><br /></td><br /></tr><br /></table><br /><table class="tborder" width="100%" cellpadding="6" cellspacing="1"><tr> <td class="tcat" colspan="2"><a href="http://www.sikhphilosophy.net"><font size="4" face="arial,helvetica"><B>Sikh Philosophy Network Newsletter</b></a></td></tr><tr> <td class="alt1Active">Today's Date 12-06-2009.<br /><br />Activity since 02-06-2009 </td></tr></table><br /><table class="tborder" cellspacing="2" cellpadding="6" width="100%"><thead><tr> <td class="thead"><b>Title:</b></td> <td class="thead"><b>Thread Starter:</b></td> <td class="thead"><b>Thread Start Date:</b></td> <td class="thead"><b>Replies:</b></td> <td class="thead"><b>Views:</b></td> <td class="thead"><b>Last Post:</b></td> <td class="thead"><b>Username:</b></td></tr><tr class="tcat"> <td colspan="7"><b><i>-- Threads posted most recently --</i></b></td></tr><tr class="alt1"> <td><a href="http://www.sikhphilosophy.net/showthread.php?t=25372">California Museum Removes Anti-Sikh Exhibit</a><br />Gyani ji / / It is pathetic and who knows where it will end up.</td> <td>Aman Singh</td> <td>12-06-2009</td> <td>3</td> <td>34</td> <td>09:08 AM, 12-06-2009</td> <td>aad0002</td></tr><tr class="alt1"> <td><a href="http://www.sikhphilosophy.net/showthread.php?t=25366">NishanSahib</a><br />ITS very NAME..Takhat of AKAAL...the CREATOR...tells the entire story. 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