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    USA Sikhs Name Lt. Murphy 'Chic Sikh Of The Year'

    Sikhs Name Lt. Murphy 'Chic Sikh of the Year Every year the e-journal SikhChic has a Chic Sikh of the Year competition. Nominations are taken from the readers and a panel of judges decide. The winner has just been name. The Oakcreek Patch has reported on the story because it was their...
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    Langar, The Sikh Refectory - Temple Of Bread (from Sikh Chic)

    Langar, The Sikh Refectory Part Two The Temple of Bread by PARKASH SINGH Gurdwaras are not only places of worship but also training centres for service. Chores such as sweeping the precincts, serving drinking water to the thirsty and food to the hungry, fanning the congregation in...
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    Langar, The Skh Refectory - Concept Of Service (from Sikh Chic)

    Langar, The Sikh Refectory Part One The Concept of Service by PARKASH SINGH "Earning one's bread by honest labour; sharing one's earnings with the needy; and meditating on the holy name of the Lord Divine" is a convenient summing up of the fundamental teachings of Sikhism. It is...
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    Langar, The Sikh Refectory - Sangat And Pangat (from Sikh Chic)

    Guru Nanak felt that the real cause of the misery he saw in the people of the land was their disunity born of diversity of belief. He, therefore, refused to recognize any distinction between man and man and tried to bring his followers together both in thought and deed. He inculcated a common...
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    Ardaas: Philosophy, Form & Practice (from Sikh Chic)

    Oftentimes, we miss the obvious. Until I read Dr. Jaswant Singh Neki's book, Ardaas: Darshan, Roop, Abhiyas some years ago, I had never paid much attention to the ardaas, treating it much like a routine that happened at the gurdwara, at a Sikh event or at a rite of passage. Reading the book...
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    Dastaar Bhandhi: The Why And The Wherefore (from Sikh Chic)

    Dastaar Bandhi: The Why & The Wherefore by I.J. SINGH Just days ago, a Sikh of my acquaintance went through the rite of "Dastaar Bandhi" wherein a young Sikh lad dons a turban for the first time. We know, as do many of our neighbors, that a turban commonly defines a Sikh male. The event...
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    Pooran Singh Goes Home (from Sikh Chic)

    Pooran Singh Goes Home by MANPREET KAUR SINGH The final leg of the amazing journey of a simple Sikh-Australian man has just begun - but there is nothing simple or ordinary about Pooran Singh's journey itself. It encompasses three centuries, has brought people from...
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    Arts/Society Chandigarh's Rock Garden (Sikh Chic)

    Chandigarh's Rock Gardenby JOHN GODDARD CHANDIGARH, PUNJAB To buy a ticket you must stoop to a child's height. The grilled window comfortably serves an 8-year-old, meaning that most adults must bend or crouch to pay the 50-cent fee. The entrance leads to...
  9. IJSingh

    Bhai Gurdas: Sikhi's First Public Intellectual

    Bhai Gurdas: Sikhi's First Public Intellectual [1551 - 1636] by I.J. SINGH His life is the stuff of legends - fascinating and utterly baffling at the same time. Sikhs know him best as the man who laboriously and meticulously penned the first ever collation of Sikh scriptural writings...
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    1984 Anti-Sikh Pogrom I Knew Not Then (Sikh Chic)

    I Knew Not Then sikhchic.com | The Art and Culture of the Diaspora | I Knew Not Then <small><small>by INDERPREET SINGH</small></small> June 4, 1984 It was a Monday. And, as far as I can remember, it was just a normal school day at St. George's College, my Catholic boarding school in the...
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    Politics Stephen Harper's Canada Chided For Cowardice (Sikh Chic)

    Stephen Harper's Canada Chided For Cowardice sikhchic.com | The Art and Culture of the Diaspora | Stephen Harper's Canada Chided For Cowardice ALSO AT http://blogs.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Legalairs/entry/why-canada-should-not-have MANOJ MITTA [B]The following is the speech delivered by...
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    Kirtan Sohela: Ode To My Beloved (from Sikh Chic)

    Kirtan Sohela: Ode to My Beloved Always better the next time! This article, previously published here at SPN, is by Gyani Jarnail Singh Arshi. It was recently published in Sikh Chic. sikhchic.com | The Art and Culture of the Diaspora | Kirtan Sohela: Ode to My Beloved The bani known as...
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    Andrew Singh Kooner: Scrapper Into Boxer (Sikh Chic)

    Andrew Singh Kooner: Scrapper Into Boxer sikhchic.com | The Art and Culture of the Diaspora | Andrew Singh Kooner: Scrapper Into Boxer Andrew Singh Kooner's voice comes on the line and your first reaction is, yikes, this kid should never box again. He sounds like he just inhaled a...
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    18-yr-old Sikh-Canadian Computer Wiz Wows The World (from Sikh Chic)

    18-yr-old Sikh-Canadian Computer Wiz Wows the World sikhchic.com | The Art and Culture of the Diaspora | 18-yr-old Sikh-Canadian Computer Wiz Wows the World Sikh-Canadian Naveen Singh Sidhu is the creative developer and savvy businessman behind the world's most popular free iPhone app of the...
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    Sikh Odyssey: A New Trivia Game (from Sikh Chic)

    [B]Sikh Odyssey: A New Trivia Game sikhchic.com | The Art and Culture of the Diaspora | Sikh Odyssey: A New Trivia Game William Hodding Carter, the renowned American journalist, author and activist, once said: "There are only two lasting...
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    Acts Of Kindness (from Sikh Chic)

    Acts of Kindnessby EK ONG KAAR KAUR KHALSA sikhchic.com | The Art and Culture of the Diaspora | Acts of Kindness Celebrating International Women's Day ... ACTS OF KINDNESS There is a story about Mata Damodari, Guru Hargobind''s...
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    118 Years Later, A Train To Makindu (from Sikh Chic)

    118 Years Later, A Train to Makindu <small>by RUPY MANGAT</small> <!-- <small>February 22nd, 2010</small>--> The year is 1892. In the souvenir booklet printed to commemorate the 494th birthday anniversary of the founder of the Sikh faith...
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    Arts/Society God, Glory And Gold: A Portrait Of Waris Ahluwalia

    God, Glory and Gold: A portrait of Waris Ahluwalia by ADITI SAXTON Waris Singh Ahluwalia can only be introduced with the aid of multiple slashes. Sikh/American, designer/actor, beturbaned/bespoke, teetotaler/celebutante. On New York City's dependably mercurial scene-and-be-seen...
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    Amritsar Keeps Bas-Relief Art Form Alive (From Sikh Chic)

    Amritsar Keeps Bas-Relief Art Form Alive <small>by RAVINDER SINGH ROBIN</small> <!-- <small>February 7th, 2010</small>--> Several ancient art forms such as copper relief art are on the verge of extinction on the subcontinent, but a few...
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    Twist & Braid (from Sikh Chic)

    Twist & Braid by S.J. KAUR Twist, braid. Twist, braid. My hands automatically fall into rhythm. I am doing Biba's hair. With every twist I recite a line, at every braid I proffer thanks. Twist, braid. Twist, braid. I can feel the tug of my mother's efficient hands. She is doing my...
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