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    Akaali Phoola Singh

    What are some books that i can read to learn more about Akaali Phoola Singh ?
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    Taajudin's Diary

    In the year 1510 AD, Taajudin Naqshbandi, a Persian/Arabic writer met Guru Nanak Dev ji during his journey through the Middle East. For the next two years, Taajudin lived with the Guru and kept a detailed eyewitness account in a manuscript titled Siyahto Baba Nanak Fakir. After taking a leave...
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    General Homosexual Sikhs

    I have been looking into the question of homosexuality and Sikhi, and to me it seems the two are compatible, but I was wondering if anybody could point me in the direction of historical Sikhs who were gay? Can anyone think of any during the gurus' times, or even after that, but someone who is a...
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    Events Nankana Sahib Saka (massacre) - Infographic

    Do you know about Nankana Sahib saka (massacre)? Why and when did it happen? What was the outcome? Know everything in this infographic produced by Sikh Stage Brief history about the incident explained in a simple way.
  5. Tejwant Singh

    Explainer: Who Are The Afghan Sikhs?

    Explainer: who are the Afghan Sikhs? 20 August 2014, 3.59pm BST Jasjit Singh Postdoctoral Research and Impact Fellow at University of Leeds The recent discovery of 35 men, women and children in a shipping container at Tilbury docks in Essex is shocking for many reasons. Few had known that...
  6. Sherdil

    Canada Sim Bhullar Makes History

    “Big Man” Bhullar Makes History By Becoming The First Indo-Canadian In The NBA http://thelinkpaper.ca/?p=38736 TORONTO – It’s official! Top basketball prospect Sim Bhullar from Brampton, Ontario made history Friday in becoming the first Indo-Canadian player in the NBA after he signed with...
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    Canada Sikh History In Canada Showcased In Exhibit

    MISSISSAUGA — In honour of the contributions of Sikh immigrants to Canada, ‘Lions of the Sea’ will soon embark on a Canada-wide journey that stars from Mississauga. On Friday, the federal government announced funding for the Mississauga-based Sikh Heritage Museum of Canada (SHMC) to create a...
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    Extract: The Untold History Of Sikh Rule Under Ranjit Singh Ji In Lahore

    <iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/yWxDhT3ybUs" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> Must Watch: Mr Fakir Syed comes from a distinguished family of nobles of the City of Lahore. He tells the story of how the Muslims of Lahore called upon a Sikh leader, Ranjit...
  9. Gyani Jarnail Singh

    Interfaith How Jesus Is Most Famous Person In History . And Cameron Is Only 1,483rd

    How Jesus is most famous person in history ... and Cameron is only 1,483rd, according to internet searches Figures are ranked according to opinions expressed on the internet Algorithm predicts how important people will remain 200 years after death Highest ranked Briton on the list...
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    SIKH WOMEN: Bypassed By History But Why?

    SIKH WOMEN: Bypassed by history but why? I.J. Singh More than 300 years of continuous history speaks of Sikh men as bearded long-haired creatures but it hardly mentions any visible markers for Sikh women. Since it does not easily distinguish them from the millions of non-Sikh women in the...
  11. aristotle

    Opinion India's Neglected Heritage On Verge Of Becoming History

    THE world over, heritage is conserved as a showcase to the historical evidence of the identity, culture and pedigree of a country, but the same is not the case in India — a land of a glorious historical past embodied by a rich repertoire of abundant magnificent monuments. This is the scathing...
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    India Gwalior: A Unique Link To India's History

    Gwalior: Palaces, fort and a lot of history The Mughals, British, Rajputs, Marathas, Muslim rulers, Sikhs and some more may have played out their roles in India’s rich history, but they all seem to have a unique common link to a city in central India – Gwalior. Located about 330 km...
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    India India's Historic Voyage To Mars !

    India launches rocket in hope of joining elite Mars explorer club By Dave Gilbert, CNN http://www.cnn.com/2013/11/04/world/asia/india-mars-orbiter/index.html?hpt=hp_bn2 See video at the link above including lift-off! London (CNN) -- India has launched a rocket it hopes will allow it...
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    Heritage How Our Entire History Was Dumped In A Horse Stable

    How our entire history was dumped in a horse stable According to the DAWN newspaper report of 6th October a unnamed individual has cast away 1000's of books. http://www.sikhnugget.com/2013/10/how-our-entire-history-was-dumped-in.html By Majid Sheikh Away it went in ignominy, on...
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    Partition Sing Your Song Bulleh Shah! Navtej Sarna Takes A Fresh Look At The Partition In Book On Punjab's His

    Sing Your Song, Bulle Shah A history of Punjab hastens through the Mughals, ponders over its rich heritage and the Sikh empire, examines the colonials and lingers over its bloody division Navtej Sarna http://www.outlookindia.com/article.aspx?288191 PUNJAB—A HISTORY FROM AURANGZEB TO...
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    General Best English Sikh History Books

    hey, I was looking online to see what the best sikh history books in english are and was wondering if anyone on here had any reccomendations? I was looking at this: A History of the Sikhs Vol 1 SECOND EDITION : Volume 1 1469-1838 Oxford India Collection: Amazon.co.uk: Khushwant Singh...
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    General Max Arthur Macauliffe

    I was just wondering what all your thoughts were on the 6 volumes of Sikh history by Max Arthur Macauliffe are. Are they reliable? Historically accurate? Im currently reading through the second volume and focusing mostly on the historical chapters rather then his translations of works by the...
  18. aristotle

    Judaism Holocaust Denial

    Holocaust deniers are people who contend that the Holocaust - the attempt by Nazi Germany to annihilate European Jewry during World War Two - never happened. Deniers dismiss all assertions that the Holocaust took place as conscious fabrications, or as psychotic delusions. Some even claim that...
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    India A Temple And The Burden Of History

    The story is not new, but the article gives a good wrap up into the current political situation to date. A temple and the burden of history Chander Suta Dogra http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/a-temple-and-the-burden-of-history/article4733602.ece A memorial to Bhindranwale exposes...
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    Opinion Saudi Woman Makes History By Reaching Everest Summit

    Saudi woman makes history by reaching Everest summit http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-22580140 Saudi woman has made history by reaching the summit of the world's highest mountain. It took a lot of persuading before Raha Moharrak's Saudi family agreed to let her climb. Raha...
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