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Most NHL broadcasters don’t look like Harnarayan Singh. They haven’t done what he has to get there, either. In 2008, Harnarayan Singh was living his lifelong dream of doing play-by-play on Hockey Night in Canada—and he was doing it in Punjabi, no less. He had proven wrong the people who’d told...
1699: The year that transformed the day of Vaisakhi from just another humdrum date on the Indian calendar into a magical presence for Sikhs all over the world. We celebrate its revolutionary spell on our lives every year, all over the globe. I, too, have penned almost yearly paeans on and...
I suppose, I am an accidental filmmaker.

For it was by sheer accident that bored of making sales calls in New Delhi, I called up the offices of National Geographic, asking for a job on a Friday and started working with them a week later. One fine monsoon afternoon, a chance meeting with Steve...
Sound in the Process of Creation of Universe
Dr Dalvinder Singh Grewal

Philosophy of Creation

Philosophy of Sikhism it based on Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) originally compiled by Sri Guru Arjan Dev and later given the status of Guru by Guru...
As we review events going back to September 11, 2001, and before, we observe with horror an increase in the incidence of terrorism on our planet. We observe much of that emanating from the Middle East, the home of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. We observe a tradition from India, Sikhism, that...
57% of British Sikhs want to stay in the EU, according to the British Sikh Report. British Sikhs also give £125 million & 65 million volunteer hours to charity each year.

The British Sikh Report (BSR) is the only strategic document of its kind, aimed at governmental bodies and national...
Lately in my real and online lives, I've been having trouble with people and friends. Maybe it's some alignment of the stars, I don't know, but so many people are prickly these days.

It's taken me many years to develop a more laid-back attitude to life and my dealings with people. In the...
The ancient rishis (sages) wore it, the acharyas wore it, the brahma, vishnu and shiva wore it, all the 33 crore demi-gods wore it, the prophets of abrahamic religions wore it , the sikh gurus wore it, the bhagats wore it , everyone wore long hair !
And come to think of it , one of god's name...
What face do we show the world? How do we define ourselves? These are questions that are vital and fundamental to our sense of self. They are at the root of what we call our personality. They make us what we are – whether overly modest to the point of becoming the face of humility or...
In talking about diversity, prime minister jokes to crowd: ‘I have more Sikhs in my cabinet than Modi does.’ WASHINGTON—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took about 10 questions from American University students on Friday morning...
A uniform change at the Harris County Sheriff’s Office is fostering a new sort of interfaith dialog.

Navdeep Nijjar was 14 when he moved to Houston from India. Two years later, he was riding in a Honda Accord with a friend’s family in Jersey Village when the other...
When I began this essay I wondered about the title. Two hard to resist alternatives that almost got me were: 1. Questioning the status quo, or 2. The Place for Confrontational Thinking in Religion. Our many religions weave humans into a magically engrossing rich tapestry....
After the movie ‘Airlift’ India remembers one more hero/heroine on whom a film ought to have been made 30 years ago . But maybe the Indian film industry had not come of age at that time . Or maybe the Indian people had not developed the maturity to cherish our heroes at that time . Be as it...
On Sunday night I was taking a flight back from San Francisco to Toronto and was stopped by security at San Francisco Airport and ordered into additional screening. Now this is nothing new to me, as I'm a brown dude who flies quite often and these types of extra screening and searchings are...
The volunteers of Khalsa Aid came to the rescue of many who were stranded in Panipat due to the Jat protests. The International Sikh Relief work organisation supplied water bottles and food to the people who were stuck in buses as the Panipat-Kairana and Karnal-Shamli routes were blocked....
JALANDHAR: With Jat agitation in Haryana leaving thousands of commuters stranded at different places in Haryana, gurudwaras of Panipat and at other places have been thrown open to them. Gurudwaras, local Sikhs and volunteers have also started 24x7 Langar (free community kitchen) and all...
Apollo astronauts who orbited the moon two months before Neil Armstrong's famous 1969 landing heard mysterious and unexplainable 'music' on its far side, out of the range of Earthly radio transmissions, it has emerged.

Recently unearthed recordings made by...
They say that the average American does not know the difference between a Sikh and a Muslim. They tell me the average American associates a turban and a beard with ISIS, Taliban or Bin Laden. That's okay because the average Sikh does not have "fear" in their vocabulary....
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