Gurbani based perspective on ਦਾਨ ਦਾਨੁ ਦਾਨਿ
The word DAAN appears in Gurbani multiple times in three different versions ਦਾਨ (44 times) and ਦਾਨੁ (234 times) and ਦਾਨਿ (7 times). The difference is meaning between these 3 versions is provided at the relevant portions of this essay.
A study of these...
SWAT: The Sikh Welfare and Awareness Team in London have put on a Christmas party for homeless people, complete with hot langar, a DJ, party hats, and a 'reverse advent calendar' initiative to get people to put something in a collection box every day over advent.
They even made the news...
I didn't know where the post this really. I have a question about charity at gurdwaras. I visit multiple gurdwara often during the week since they are all in my route between jobs. As everybody does, I donate a few dollars every time I go but never get a receipt since those are usually...
Charity - a positive side of all religions
Merinews - Ratan Sharda - 22 April, 2013
A newspaper article grabbed my attention and has been buzzing in my head for past few days. It informed that in Mumbai, 85-90% of all organ donations including eye donations are done by Jains and...
You can now make sure unwanted cars, bikes, computers and mobiles benefit worthy causes, reports Chiara Cavaglieri
Filling a collection tin, signing up to a monthly direct debit or giving old clothes to a local charity shop is about as far as most of us go for a good cause in our daily life...
BBC, UK News - 14 May 2012 Last updated at 08:24 ET
Dalai Lama gives £1.1m Templeton Prize money to charity
Prize givers said the Dalai Lama "offers a universal voice of compassion"
The Dalai Lama has said he will give away to charity £1.1m in prize money being awarded to him.
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(Reuters) - UK anti-poverty charity War on Want appealed on Monday for a new food system which favours small growers in the struggle against world hunger.
In a report entitled "Food Sovereignty: Reclaiming the global food system", it said it had formed partnerships with farmers' groups across...
Billionaire investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala pledges 25 pc of wealth for charity
PTI Aug 4, 2011, 08.31pm IST
MUMBAI: Billionaire investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, often referred to as India's Warren Buffet for his investment strategy, has decided to pledge one-fourth of his wealth for charity --...
AN ANCIENT church in Leamington – destroyed by fire – is one step closer to restoration thanks to a local Sikh charity.
St Nicholas Church has stood in Radford Semele for more than 1,000 years – but in 2008 the building was razed to the ground by a huge blaze.
St Nicholas Church has been...
Slough racism charity Aik Saath 'could have to fold'
The charity trains young volunteers in conflict resolution
A charity that promotes racial harmony between ethnic communities in Slough, Berkshire, will fold this year without additional funding, its manager said.
Aik Saath was set up...
I have been reading and studying Sikh philosophy for a little while now. Tomorrow I'll go to gurdwara for the second time.
I've been going over the various practices that Sikhs undertake as part of their identity and belief, one of them being dasvand. I understand this to be giving...
India's One-woman Charity
December 19, 2010
Rick Westhead - The Star, Toronto
Canadian Crystle Mazurek speaks to Monica, a 9-year-old student
in Chamiyari, India. After years donating to well-known charities,
Mazurek decided to start her own and now works in rural India.
* By Emma Clayton »
A charity supporting victims of forced marriage and ‘honour-related’ violence is planning a campaign in Bradford to help professionals to spot signs of risk.
The initiative, aimed at teachers, police officers, health officials and those working in social services...
The Charity of Muslims is questionable ?
We witness the contrast of two countries-China and Pakistan in a time of great tragedy.
Both were devasted by disastrous flooding, landslides, massive destruction and loss of lives.
The Chinese responded by mobilising their own resources, thousand...
Waheguru ji ka Khalsa, Waheguru ji ki Fateh!
I've noticed that although there's a clear reminder that the monthly maintenance goals for this website are only $500... we hardly get more than $50 on any given month.
If everyone who can regularly contribute to SPN would commit as little as $10 a...
Please support this charity:
It was set up after the death of a dear friend of mine and is a very worthwhile cause. It aims to build a school and various supporting educational facilities.
PS Aman ji could we have a permanent link here.
Reuters - Singapore's richest charity has dropped a libel suit against a local media group after revelations about its chief's half a million dollar salary, first class
travel and gold-plated office bathroom fittings...