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  1. Ishna

    Pacific No Merriness Here: Mosque Puts Fatwa On Christmas

    I love the last paragraph. Some sanity still previls. peacesignkaur The religious ruling, which followed a similar lecture during Friday prayers at Australia's biggest mosque, was posted on its Facebook site on Saturday morning. The head imam at Lakemba, Sheikh Yahya Safi, had told the...
  2. A

    Christmas In Syria: Christians And Muslims Defy War By Providing Hot Meals To Poor

    "...Archbishop Mario Zenari, Vatican nuncio in Damascus, describes the activities of the parishes involved in the preparation for Christmas, despite the bombs and religious hatred. In a Catholic institution on the outskirts of the capital, dozens of children joyfully cut out figures for the...
  3. spnadmin

    Italy Calls On EU To Withdraw Schools Diary That Leaves Out Christmas

    Italy calls on EU to withdraw schools diary that leaves out Christmas Foreign minister labels omission an 'indecency' and demands the withdrawal of 3 million copies already distributed John Hooper in Rome guardian.co.uk, Thursday 23 December 2010 18.30 GMT Italy has demanded that the...
  4. Admin

    The Universal Christmas Spirit

    Last Monday I had an eye appointment with Dr. Moors, my eye doctor for a regular check up. As I was getting up of the big chair to leave after getting his report, he shook my hand and wished me Merry Christmas and then abruptly changed his wording to “Happy Holidays” adding “ You don’t...
  5. spnadmin

    A Reflection - Sikhs And Christmas

    Most people of Sikh heritage living in the West celebrate Christmas. During Christmas many people will buy alcohol, a big fat turkey, and presents to give to the children. On Christmas day the atmosphere in many homes is like a party, the booze is flowing, the smell of meat fills the house and...
  6. spnadmin

    Christianity SFU Study Shows Christmas Trees Can Make People Feel Excluded

    Douglas Todd Here's a news release that came out today from SFU about Christmas trees in social spaces making some people feel marginilised. It's quite fascinating, but makes one wonder what would happen if subjects were tested on a variety of other things that might make them feel excluded...
  7. spnadmin

    Christmas Grinch And Mercury Retrograde

    Gahl Eden Sasson Gahl - author of Cosmic Navigator Ever wondered why we celebrate the holidays of light (Hanukkah, Yule, Christmas) during the darkest time of the year? Well, the answer, as always, is in the question. The elders, storytellers and shamans could tell that many of us...
  8. findingmyway

    A Point Of View: A Feast For The Soul

    How are you with gadgets? I have a sense that many of us addicted to the ingenuity of human inventiveness have squirreled away, in the backs of cupboards and undusted corners, a whole army of gadgets we no longer use. It may even be we no longer remember what they were for. But they cower...
  9. spnadmin

    Islam Say Merry Christmas Without Worry

    Say Merry Christmas Without Worry http://www.thespec.com/opinion/article/298977--say-merry-christmas-without-worry As an observant Muslim, I want to take this opportunity to wish all my Christian and Jewish brothers and sisters a Merry Christmas and a Happy Hanukkah. I believe that Christmas...
  10. Admin

    World Pope Benedict Gives Christmas Message - Knocked Down By A Woman

    Pope Benedict XVI has delivered his traditional Christmas message at the Vatican, hours after a woman vaulted a barrier and knocked him to the ground. The Pope spoke in a firm voice in front of thousands of pilgrims, appearing undaunted by the earlier incident. The 82-year-old pontiff was...
  11. Admin

    Sikhs And Christmas!

    I'm Sikh ... and I Enjoy Christmas! by HARVINDER SINGH SANDHU Christmas carols. Christmas trees. Crowded malls. Cranky, crying children and harassed parents. Yup! It's Christmas time again. I was exhausted after spending a long afternoon at the mall buying gifts for the family, trudging...
  12. Randip Singh

    Christianity Do You Celebrate Christmas?

    My family does. They all thoroughly enjoy it. Tree's, decorations, family, food, and presents,its all fun! My question is should Sikhs have objections to celebrate Christmas? From what I have observed we Sikhs very much have a when in Rome attitude. We also celebrate Guru Gobind Singh ji's...
  13. Sherab

    Christmas And Buying Sikh Related Articles

    hi all I am looking for a good site that offers all of the above: 5K's bana/chola gatra, etc. The one site i found (Chardikala.com) is nice but has a $25 shipping rate, and is not affordable. I have used SIkhlink before for kanga and 2 patka - but the quality is TERRIBLE in my opinion. the...
  14. F

    Marry Christmas !

    Hi people! Christmas Day falls on December 25. It is preceded by Christmas Eve on December 24, and in some countries is followed by Boxing Day on December 26. Some Eastern Orthodox Churches celebrate Christmas on January 7, which corresponds to December 25 on the Julian calendar. December 25...
  15. singh_man

    Christmas/Festive Season For Sikhs

    Hi there- Living in the western world we are inundated with the holiday season and festivities at this time of year. Christmas has become more of a social and commercial festivity as opposed to the traditional Christian religious event it started out as. So with that I'm curious to see how...
  16. drkhalsa

    Happy Christmas To All Of You !

    May Peace be your gift at Christmas and your blessing all year through! ~Author Unknown T HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO ALL OF YOU !!!!!!!! :-) :-) :-) :-) :-)
  17. N

    Sikh News Christmas Tradition Enjoys Rebirth !

    http://www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cctimes/news/10384578.htm Christmas tradition enjoys rebirth Contra Costa Times (subscription), CA - 2 hours ago ... see his holiday display. The nicest thing about it was that he wasnta Christian himself; he was a Sikh. This holiday display was ...
  18. Arvind

    Christmas And Halloween

    Why do programmers always get Christmas and Halloween mixed up? Because DEC 25 = OCT 31