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    The Big Questions (Interfaith Dialog Videos From BBC)

    You're right, they are hardly on there. Have you watched SE06E07 of The Big Questions, labelled "Is it too late to renew the Catholic Church? And do we need ten new commandments?" (It's this episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O51-dAkughY - can't see it posted on this thread anywhere so...
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    Marriage And Caste. Advice Please

    The concept of caste has no place in Sikhi (or most other religions for that fact). It's a cultural concept which has just passed on through generations and most people tend to hold onto cultural concepts very strongly than what religion teaches because of izzat and the fear of "what will...
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    How Companies Mistreat Job Seekers

    Local and central government jobs and most of the public sector is notorious for this type of recruitment (in the UK). @findingmyway-ji, that's a really inspirational story, very motivating. Well done to Uncle-ji. Just reminds me, that the older Asian generation who came here from abroad, in...
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    Fauja Singh Finishes Hong Kong Marathon: Retires At 101

    I think Fauja Singh-ji is absolutely amazing, even using the word "amazing" feels like an understatement. He really does make me feel complete awe and ashamed of myself. There was an article about it in the BBC that mentioned that the Guiness World Book of Records wouldn't allow him as an entry...
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    UK Sikhs Against EDL To Join Cambridge Protest

    Although I’m not a regular poster, I’ve been a 'lurker' for a very long time (most of it when I was researching Sikhi) and I would say that SPN is the best Sikh forum I’ve been on simply because it allows far more open discussion and you get to see both sides. And from the posts I’ve read and my...
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    UK Sikhs Against EDL To Join Cambridge Protest

    It may appear like this however, as findingmyway writes, this is a right wing group who spew nothing but hatred and intend to create divisions between groups. It's not just Muslims who they seem to have a problem with. There are comments from those who have attended their demonstrations where...
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    Help With Ideas To Celebrate Vaisakhi (April 2013) For Young People

    Wow. Thanks for all these links Singhbj Ji. Looks great!!! I can't wait to go through all of these!!! I found a few people on Twitter also that might be able to help but I am yet to contact them. Really touched by all the help, thank you Singhbj Ji and Spnadmin Ji. Hoping this goes really...
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    Help With Ideas To Celebrate Vaisakhi (April 2013) For Young People

    Thank you so very much for your help Spnadmin Ji, I am super super super grateful to you. I do like the idea of teaching about the instruments although not sure where we would get hold of such things. I'll ask the local gurdwara if there is anything they could help with in that part. (Our...
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    Help With Ideas To Celebrate Vaisakhi (April 2013) For Young People

    Thank you very much for your help Spnadmin Ji. I am very grateful! I will definitely look at the links and see what I can take from it. The American Turban one looks very resourceful - thank you! You are quite spot on, it is definitely more for an inter-faith group hence why we have to be...
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    Help With Ideas To Celebrate Vaisakhi (April 2013) For Young People

    I wasn't sure where to put this so I do apologise in advance if it's in the wrong place and would be grateful if the mods could move it to the right place but I was wondering if I could get some help... In a meeting I had recently at work, I proposed an idea of celebrating the Sikh festival of...
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