diwali

  1. Dr Karminder Singh

    Article Diwali and Sikhi

    In fact the word Diwali or any of its equivalents does not appear in the GGS even once. This alone should make any Sikh wonder, queries Karminder Singh By Karminder Singh Ph.D (Boston) This article attempts to answer the question: Is Diwali a Sikh Celebration? It is inspired by the actions of...
  2. spnadmin

    Sikh Coalition Major Kalsi Recognized At Congressional Diwali Celebration

    Major Kalsi Recognized at Congressional Diwali Celebration Received by email as a Press Release On October 29, 2013, Major Kamaljeet Singh Kalsi, a recipient of the Bronze Star Medal-and one of only three Sikhs to be granted waivers to serve in the U.S. Army with their articles of faith...
  3. aristotle

    India SGPC To Continue With Diwali Fireworks At Harmandir Sahib

    The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has decided to go ahead with the fireworks at the Golden Temple on Diwali on November 3. But at the same time, it has decided to cut down on the duration of the fireworks. Confirming this, SGPC chief Avtar Singh Makkar said, "In the past...
  4. Harkiran Kaur

    Leisure Guess Who Going To Be At Harmandir Sahib For Diwali 2013! Need Help With Visa App :)

    I am so happy beyond belief right now! Thanks to some back pay from the military I am travelling to India Oct 25th and return to Canada 15th Nov. That means I will be there for Diwali!!! :) SOOOOOO very excited! Staying with a friend in New Delhi and they will drive me to Amritsar and...
  5. namjiwankaur

    Diwali

    How is Diwali celebrated by the Sikh community? Also are there Sikh prayers for the Light that is honored in the Diwali celebrations? Love, Jasnoor
  6. Dr Karminder Singh

    Diwali And Sikhism

    DIVALI AND SIKHI By Karminder Singh Dhillon Ph.D (Boston) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This article is inspired by the actions of some parbhandaks and sangats to celebrate Divali within the precincts of the local Gurdwara. Such celebrations range from encouraging Sikhs to bring...
  7. spnadmin

    Sikh Community Promotes Awareness About Organ Donation At Diwali Events

    ONDON: Sikh faith leaders from several parts of the UK's are lending their support to promote awareness concerning organ donation at Diwali (Bandi Chor) events. The Department of Health’s Organ Donation Taskforce Campaign has received backing from Sikh leaders, who recognise that more South...
  8. spnadmin

    Canada Hindu And Sikh Groups Want Fireworks Bylaw Changed For Diwali

    Hamilton’s Hindu and Sikh communities are looking to change the city’s fireworks bylaw to accommodate for Diwali, the “festival of lights.” While thousands of Hamiltonians every year celebrate the Hindu holiday, the current bylaw restricts the use and sale of family fireworks to Victoria...
  9. K

    Apt Name Diwali Is Bombali

    I feel that Diwali is the most polluting festival.Reforms are much overdue.I feel it is Manmatt(the ways of self willed Manmukhs.For reading my views on Diwali visit Calling a spade a spade
  10. Admin

    Sikh News President Obama's Diwali Message

    President Obama's Diwali Message, finally he takes care to mentioned Sikhs in his speech. YouTube - President Obama's Diwali Message
  11. Archived_Member16

    Happy Diwali - Red-Letter Day For Sikhs!

    Red-Letter Day for Sikhs: The third Guru, Guru Amar Das Ji institutionalized Diwali as on one of the most important day for Sikhs. On this day all Sikhs would gather to receive the Gurus blessings at Goindwal. The foundation stone of ‘The Golden Temple’ was laid on Diwali in 1577. The day is...
  12. Gyani Jarnail Singh

    Diwali And Sikhism

    DIVALI AND SIKHI[/FONT] [/FONT] By Karminder Singh Dhillon Ph.D (Boston)[/FONT] Kuala Lumpur[/FONT], Malaysia[/FONT].[/FONT] [/FONT] [/FONT] This article is inspired by the actions of some parbhandaks and sangats to celebrate Divali within the precincts of the local...
  13. S

    Sikh News Diwali Celebrated With Religious Fervour In Punjab, Haryana (New Kerala)

    Chandigarh, Nov 9 : Diwali, the festival of lights is being celebrated across the states of Punjab, Haryana and Himachal with religious fervour and enthusiasm. More...
  14. S

    Sikh News Punjab Looks At Dark Diwali As 2 Power Units Run Out Of Coal (Indian Express Via Yaho

    This Diwali could well be a dark one for Punjab with Ropar and Bathinda thermal plants on the verge of closure due to paucity of coal stocks. Sources say the two thermal power plants, responsible for the majority of power produced in the state, are left with coal stocks for only two days. Though...
  15. S

    Sikh News Punjab Looks At Dark Diwali As 2 Power Units Run Out Of Coal (Express India)

    This Diwali could well be a dark one for Punjab with Ropar and Bathinda thermal plants on the verge of closure due to paucity of coal stocks. More...
  16. S

    Sikh News Punjab Crackdown On Diwali Gifts (EARTHtimes.org)

    Chandigarh, Nov 2 - Health officials in Punjab are not going to like this. State Health Minister Laxmi Kanta Chawla, known as an upright and no-nonsense person, is engaging detectives to keep a tab on officials and doctors accepting gifts on Diwali. More...
  17. S

    Sikh News Punjab Crackdown On Diwali Gifts (IANS Via Yahoo! India News)

    Chandigarh, Nov 2 (IANS) Health officials in Punjab are not going to like this. State Health Minister Laxmi Kanta Chawla, known as an upright and no-nonsense person, is engaging detectives to keep a tab on officials and doctors accepting gifts on Diwali. More...
  18. HannahBanana

    General Happy Diwali!

    Hello all! I was reading about the upcoming holiday, Diwali on wikipedia. It says that Jains, Sikhs, Hindus, and Buddhists celebrate this holiday. So I just wanted to say Happy Diwali! We can celebrate it here in the U.S. right? :shifty: :wink:
  19. Admin

    Sikh News Diwali Message To Hindu And Sikh Communities (Conservative Party)

    Diwali message to Hindu and Sikh communities (Conservative Party) http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/rss/search/sikh/SIG=12a4c2apc/*http%3A//www.conservatives.com/tile.do?def=news.story.page&obj_id=125978 Array Mon, 31 Oct 2005 15:46:42 GMT Party Chairman, Francis Maude, has sent his best...
  20. truthseeker

    Diwali- Bandi Chorr Divas

    Waheguru ji ka khalsa, Waheguru ji ki fateh!! Firstly, i just want to say that im sorry if i posted this in the wrong section i was not really sure where to put it. Bandi Chorr Divas or Diwali, is coming up in 2 days, and I have been asked to do kirtan at the Gurdwara. So i was wondering if...
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