Countdown to 2014. Wish a Happy New Year to Kith and Kin!
In a mere 8 hours it will be 2014 in Australia, where the New Year begins for our SPN members, and notably Ishna ji. On time travels to Kuala Lumpur where it greets so many of us there, including the inimitable Gyani Jarnail Singh. Time...
To find the key to a more harmonious home, Bruce Feiler sought the advice of the most creative minds, from Silicon Valley to peace negotiators – with surprising results
Family mealtimes don't matter that much
Parents have always been told that family dinners are...
Happy 18th Trimaan!!
It seems like yesterday when you came out of your Mum's womb and it was rather quick as compared to your sister Jaskeerat who made your Mum groan for hours. It seemed like a never ending process till the early hours of the morning.
I had prepared for the same...
Happy Teacup Storm Day, Mr. President! (from You show me your bits, and I will show you mine.)
by Shreya Sen-Handley
The smart woman picks her battles wisely.
What is the role and status of women in Sikh society?
A: In Sikhism men and women are equal.
Sikh women have equal status
In fourteenth century, before the time Guru Nanak Dev Ji, Indian women were severely degraded and oppressed by their society. Given no education or freedom to make...
Each year, Islamic and Arab nation well
And Muslims all over the world to the health and happiness
Eid-Al-Fitr is one of the major holidays of Islam. It comes at the end of the holy month of Ramadan and celebrates the end of the fasting. The holiday comes on the first day of the 10th month in...
From time immemorial a woman's virginity has been her prized possession. Throughout history one will read about cultures across the world placing a high value on a a woman's virginity. But times are changing and for an increasing number of young men and women, sex is no longer the kind of taboo...
Hey Sikhs: Happy 543rd Birthday!
Founder, Muslim Canadian Congress
Posted: 11/10/11 12:24 PM ET - Huffington Post.ca
Today, millions of Sikhs and their friends around the world are celebrating Gurpurab, but few outside India know the significance of this day or its...
Happy birthday to Canadian multiculturalism
October 08, 2011
Haroon Siddiqui - The Star - Toronto
It was on Oct. 8, 1971, that Pierre Trudeau announced the policy of multiculturalism. Saturday was its 40th anniversary. Being Canadians, we did not celebrate.
Yet an overwhelming...
Happy 96th Papa Ji!!!!
Matha teknah ji.
Happy 96th birthday! Although you left us on Feb. 10th 1985, your presence is felt daily by all of us. You are our silent hero. You said very little but showed us a lot through your deeds.
Harsimran made Karah Parshad today, just the...
April 9, 2011
Happy Citizenship Day To All South-Asians!
The Sikh community led effort culminated on April 2, 1947 in all South Asians attaining the right to vote. And we feel it is definitely a day worth celebrating especially since we are now amidst a federal election where the...
Parenting’s Happy Face Just a Put-on: A Study
A study published in the journal Psychological Science suggests parents play up the joys of child-rearing in order to cope with the financial downsides of being mom and dad
Sarah Boesveld and Derek Abma, National Post, Postmedia News · Thursday...
Happy teens become happier adults
But they're also more likely to get divorced, British research suggests
By Derek Abma, Postmedia News - March 1, 2011 4:02 AM
A happy adolescence increases the odds of a happy adulthood, according to new research. There's a catch, of course.
A study by...
You are SPN.
That is why we are getting better every day!
From admin, our mentors and leaders, we wish you all the best for 2011!
Our wish for you
May NEW YEAR a happy one!
Not by shielding you from all sorrows and pain,
But by strengthening you to bear it, as it comes;