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  1. aristotle

    USA US Sikhs Attain Legal Victory, Allowed To Wear Turbans In Driving License Photos

    A Sikh American has won a legal victory in the US state of Minnesota allowing Sikhs to wear their turbans in driving license identification photographs. The major legal victory for Sikh Americans came yesterday when Jatinder Singh of Blaine, Minnesota and SALDEF (Sikh American Legal Defense...
  2. Inderjeet Kaur

    Is Fasting For Social Or Political Purposes Allowed In Sikhi?

    We all know that Sikhs are forbidden fast for religious reasons, at least I hope we all know that. My question is whether fasting is permissible when it is used to achieve a social or political end, to convince human beings without reference to the Divine, as in the case in the article below...
  3. Harkiran Kaur

    Gurbani-engraved Karas: Allowed Or Not?

    I came across a site online that has some beautifully engraved karas, with various verses from Gurbani (Mool Mantra for example). Some have it engraved on the outside, some on the inside.... And this site seems to be the only real site specifically where you can get special sized karas etc...
  4. findingmyway

    USA 9/11 US Flight Restrictions Lifted: Knives And Hockey Sticks To Be Allowed On Flights

    Passengers on US flights will soon be allowed to carry small knives for the first time since the 9/11 attacks. An announcement by the American Transport Security Administration (TSA) also allows hockey sticks, snooker cues and a maximum of two golf clubs to be carried on board from April 25...
  5. Gyani Jarnail Singh

    No Counting Allowed In Gurmatt

    Counting of prayers..jaaps etc is not allowed in gurmatt.. Hence no maalas, rosaries etc of any use... Read what Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji says on the subject of maals, rosaries etc etc...
  6. Archived_Member16

    USA THIS IS WHY JESSE VENTURA IS NOT ALLOWED ON LIVE TV! "Every War Starts With A False Flag Operation"

    THIS IS WHY JESSE VENTURA IS NOT ALLOWED ON LIVE TV! "Every War Starts With A False Flag Operation" http://youtu.be/MAmJ9oAy1mc
  7. S

    General Is Eating Non-Vegetarian Not Allowed To A Human Being?

    Waheguru Ji ka Khalsa, Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh ! I am starting with one of the questions on which I had a lot of discussion with many of my friends and would like to know from all of you. What's your opinion... Is eating Non-vegetarian consider to be fine for a human being? Well, what I...
  8. lionsingh

    UK London 2012: Sikhs Allowed To Carry Daggers At Olympics

    A lot of misunderstaning on a national newspaper site...I would appreciate anyone to join in the debate as I alone cant help the right of the Kirpan. Some comments that I am faced with "Sikhs should not be allowed to carry daggers,and if they do not like it,get back to their own country" "The...
  9. spnadmin

    USA Bearded Sikh Finally Allowed To Work In Calif. Prison

    by Divanee Trilochan Singh Oberoi, a bearded Sikh American, will finally begin working at Folsom State Prison in California Nov. 1, after a contentious six-year battle to gain employment there. “I feel like a soldier who has finished a long battle,” a jubilant Oberoi told India-West. “I do...
  10. spnadmin

    India Sikh Airport Staff May Be Allowed To Wear Symbolic Kirpan

    AMRITSAR: Sikh employees of international airports in India may not get the concession to wear kirpan while working airside. Sikh's single largest representative body, Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), is all set to lay seize to Sri Guru Ramdas International airport on June 8 th ...
  11. Kamala

    Earrings Allowed?

    Okay so the other forum never explained anything clearly to me. I was wondering if a female Sikh woman who has taken Amrit be allowed to get her ear's priced? Vaccines are allowed that make a hole inside one's body but why not earrings? If it's about you cannot wear jewelry I always see Sikh...
  12. K

    Wheelchair Not Allowed In Gurdwaras?

    Recently ,i attended a family Akhand Path at Gurdwara Naank Parkash -Harnall Lane coventry. i was shocked to see a bright bold sign outside of the main prayer hall saying "WHEELCHAIR NOT ALLOWED " i found this sign very upsetting and disturbing, let me explain , i am a independant wheelchair...
  13. spnadmin

    Canada Sikhs With Kirpan Not Allowed In Quebec Legislature

    A group of four Sikhs scheduled to make a presentation at Quebec's national assembly Tuesday morning were denied entry to the legislature because they refused to remove their kirpans. The representatives of the World Sikh Organization were scheduled to address the legislative committee...
  14. G

    General Is Preaching Allowed On This Forum?

    Each post is moderated quickly to suit the Singh Sabha movement and it seems the Anglo-saxons run this forum with sikh slaves they talk about a sikh homeland but with the fanatical AKJ and illiterate BHindranwala the thicko jatts will get no where with their khali-stan (empty land) dasam...
  15. spnadmin

    SALDEF Policy Of Discrimination Reversed: Sikh American Child Allowed To Enroll In Texas Public School

    Policy of Discrimination Reversed: Sikh American Child Allowed to Enroll In Texas Public School October 28, 2010 (Clute, TX) - SALDEF in collaboration with the Texas Civil Rights Project (TCRP) has succeeded in overturning a long-standing policy of discrimination against religious headgear...
  16. S

    Why Are We Not Allowed To Cut Hair When It's Ok To Cut Nails, Since Both Are Created By God?

    I understand one of the reasons we are not supposed to cut/trim our hair is because we want to keep the 'roop' given to us by God intact. But even the nails were given to us by God. Why is it ok to cut them regularly and not hair? Both nails and hair are made up of dead tissue and hygiene...
  17. K

    India A Teacher Says No To Burqa In A West Bengal Muslim University, Isn’t Allowed To Teach

    http://www.indianexpress.com/news/a-teacher-says-no-to-burqa-in-a-west-bengal-muslim-university-isnt-allowed-to-teach/653282/0 For the past three months, 24-year-old Sirin Middya has not been able to hold her classes at West Bengal’s first Muslim university. While the guidelines at Aliah...
  18. spnadmin

    1984 Anti-Sikh Pogrom Sarna Would Not Be Allowed To Derail Trial Of 1984 Genocide Of Sikhs: Sekhwan

    Punjab Newsline Network Wednesday, 21 July 2010 CHANDIGARH: Sewa Singh Sekhwan, Information and Public Relations Minister Weednesday said that Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management committee Chief PS Sarna would not allowed to derail the trial of ’84 genocide, by falsely charging against the...
  19. S

    Why Do Some Amritdharis Feel They May Not Eat Food Prepared By Non-Amritdhari?

    Sat shri Akal, Some Amritdharis feel that they are not allowed to eat food prepared by non-Amritdhari people. I tried to find out from various sources if its mentioned anywhere in gurbani or sikh rehat maryada but couldn't find any reference. I found some amritdhari sikhs associated with AKJ...
  20. U

    Are Sikhs Allowed To Pierce Their Ears?

    i wanted to know the answer for this question for a while. i have seen women with their ear pierced but that is not what i want to know. i am wondering if Sikh boys or men allowed to get it done.