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  1. seekingsikhi

    New Sikhs And Wearing The 5ks

    Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh Sangat ji, I'm a college student. As I was coming out of chemistry yesterday I noticed a group of Christians talking to other students. I remembered these people from last year, and that they were attempting to convert people through a combination...
  2. Harkiran Kaur

    Tying Dastar All The Time Now. My Experiences

    Okay so my city is small, and we have a small Punjabi / Sikh community here. Only one other girl ties a dastar, and occasionally we have one or two others from Toronto etc come to the Gurdwara. So obviously I stand out... and I mean I REALLY stand out, being not only gori now but also tying...
  3. Harkiran Kaur

    Samagam. Wearing Dastar Before Amrit?

    Ok so you all know I have been practicing tying a dastar for awhile now. I feel I'd like to wear it around people a little bit prior to doing Amrit. Would it be ok to tie it for samagam this weekend at the Gurdwara? Even if most of the time I don't tie one....yet?? Or will people look down on...
  4. Archived_Member16

    Opinion Underneath The Turban: Why Sikhs Do Not Hide?

    Underneath the Turban: Why Sikhs Do Not Hide Valarie Kaur and Simran Jeet Singh - Huffington Post - 08/13/2012 8:00 am Why do we wear turbans?" Nearly every Sikh American who grows up in the U.S. asks their families this question and as two Sikh Americans who maintain our faith, we were...
  5. spnadmin

    News Dastar In Punjab (jagbani)

    Two incidents captured in the news. Links to stories are at 1. http://www.jagbani.in/punjab/fullstory/28988616_25934 2. http://www.jagbani.in/punjab/fullstory/28984848_25934
  6. spnadmin

    Sikh Coalition Second US Army Victory! Captain Tejdeep Singh Rattan May Keep Dastar :)

    Second US Army Victory! Sikh Coalition (Washington D.C.) December 11, 2009 - The U. S. Army announced that it will accept a second Sikh recruit Captain Tejdeep Singh Rattan, who refused to remove his dastaar or shave his hair as a condition of joining the military. On Vaisakhi day 2009, the...
  7. P

    General Dastar

    Inspiring bit of literature teaching us about the dastaar and why we should keep it. To Guru Jee we offered our Head Because through Akaal Purkh, by the hand, we were lead To become a sacrifice to our Beloved, we said So we can walk this earth alive yet dead We love you Guru Gobind Singh Jee...
  8. A

    General Turban Saves Man's Life In Brutal Attack

    Hood no match for Turbanator | Herald Sun SIKH service station worker attacked by a bandit with a baseball bat says his turban saved his life. Amandeep Singh weathered a rain of blows from the would-be robber, then managed to disarm him and use the bat to give as good as he got. "I...
  9. carolineislands

    General Dastar

    For the Sikhs here in the U.S. -- where do you buy dastar? How many yards or meters long do you usually get the fabric? Do men get longer pieces of fabric? How much do you usually pay? Also, other things like kirpan, kara, kirpan straps, prayer books etc. Where do you buy them in the U.S...
  10. Harjas Kaur Khalsa

    Controversial Sukhvir Kaur Speaks About Discrimination

    Sikh Coalition put out a video! YouTube - Sukhvir Kaur Speaks About Discrimination <--Please Watch! The Sikh Coalition ---------------------------------------- ---------------------------------------- ---------------------------------------- ----------------------------------------...
  11. K

    Sikh News Takht Jathedars Behind Removal Of My Dastar

    Takht Jathedars behind removal of my Dastar Wednesday 15th of November 2006 Panthic Weekly News Bureau Amritsar Sahib (KP) - In a exclusive interview with Panthic Weekly, Simranjit Singh Mann, President of...
  12. H

    The Turbaned Sikh

    French Government’s Misunderstanding of the Term ‘Religious Symbols’ Apropos the case filed by certain students in France regarding the controversy about the wearing of ‘patkas’ or turbans or ‘chunnis’, a convincing ‘legal ground’ (argument) may run as under:- With regard to the above...