identity

  1. aristotle

    Arts/Society 'The Singh Project': British Photographers Celebrate Identity Of Sikh Men

    Thanks to a Kickstarter campaign, two British photographers are able to put on an exhibit that celebrates the identity of the modern Sikh man. Last month, U.K. photographers Amit and Naroop posted the campaign for their photo series The Singh Project, a collection of 35 photographs of...
  2. H

    GAP Ad Features Turbaned Sikh. Is The Conversation About Lust Versus Sikh Identity, Or ?

    I have been bickering back and forth with spnadmin ji about this news story which is now more than a week old. Spnadmin ji has doubts about the value of this story. I, who am only now recovering from a fractured skull and concussion, and hope to be back soon with my Haanji threads, should not be...
  3. spnadmin

    A Case Of Identity Politics? First The Islamic Car, Now You Can't Say Allah

    First the Islamic car, now you can't say Allah by Waleed Aly http://www.theage.com.au/comment/first-the-islamic-car-now-you-cant-say-allah-20131017-2vpi5.html A bizarre Malaysian court case encapsulates the country's identity politics. Six years ago, Proton - Malaysia's national car...
  4. spnadmin

    UK UK Sikh Council Raise Issues Of Sikh Identity With Akal Takht Jathedar

    UK Sikhs raise Sikh identity, DGP Saini's appointment with Akal Takht Jathedar - See more at: http://www.punjabnewsline.com/nris/uk-sikhs-raise-sikh-identity-dgp-sainis-appointment-with-akal-takht-jathedar/87586#sthash.w5Bxhfdl.dpuf AMRITSAR/ LONDON: A number of the members of the...
  5. spnadmin

    Heritage Sikh Art: Reflections Of A Unique Spiritual, Secular Sikhism Identity

    Sikh Art: Reflections Of A Unique Spiritual, Secular Sikhism Identity See remarkable Photo Gallery at this link http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/12/sikh-art_n_1761653.html While Sikh art largely celebrates the unique spiritual and secular identity of the Sikh people, it also...
  6. T

    Sikhism Some Of The Must Watch Short Movies Related To Sikhism

    sikhism and Karwa Chauth - YouTube.FLV - YouTube SIKHS----BORN TO LEAD - YouTube 'TAAJ' a short movie by Satdeep Singh HD 1080p - YouTube The Blind Faith Anni Sharda - YouTube A True Light Movie by Gurmat Gian Missionary College Ludhiana - YouTube...
  7. Chaan Pardesi

    The Vanishing Turban, Erodes The Magnificent Sikh Identity

    The Vanishing Turban Erodes the Magnificent SIKH Identity As many Sikhs shed the most important article of their faith,the hair grown to the natural length , the size and length of the Sikh turban shrinks in size for those who religiously continue to maintain their long uncut hair shrinks...
  8. findingmyway

    General Let’s Retire ‘Mistaken Identity’

    In the wake of the massacre at the Sikh gurdwara [house of worship] in Milwaukee, Americans are learning about Sikhs, many for the first time. As two Sikh Americans who have studied and advocated on behalf of our community for the last decade, we were at first encouraged by the national media...
  9. S

    S Asia Attacks On Sikh Identity Being Dealt By Jarnail Singh Ji

    SIKH COUNCIL ORGANISED A PAN EUROPEAN SIKH SUMMIT ON NOVEMBER 26 IN PARIS. SIKH COUNCIL, U.K. HAS TRIED TO EVOLVE A UNITED STRATEGY TO COUNTER CHALLENGES FOR SIKH IDENTITY IN EUROPEAN COUNTRIES. JARNAIL SINGH JI WER INVITED TO SPEAK AT THE SUMMIT REGARDING THE SAME.. PLS HAVE A LOOK AT THE...
  10. spnadmin

    A Sikh American's Identity Crisis

    by Simran Jeet Singh Sometimes, I'm not totally sure who I am. Not in the crazy, lost my mind kind of way. And not in the spiritual or philosophical kind of way either. What I mean is that I don't always know how to categorize myself. New Yorker? American? Indian? Punjabi? Texan...
  11. Archived_Member16

    Canada 'Mosaic' Doesn't Give Canadians Identity: Officials Say

    September 7, 2011 'Mosaic' doesn't give Canadians identity: officials Cable says that could leave us susceptible to attack By Jordan Press, Postmedia News - September 7, 2011 Canadian officials believe the federal government may have gone too far in encouraging diversity through the...
  12. spnadmin

    Indo-Canadians Need To Get Beyond Bhangra Dancing If They Want To Create Solid Identity In Canada

    The author raises some serious issues. Yet, I am not convinced that the comments in this editorial are deserved. They may be too harsh. They may overlook some of the contributions made through Bhangra Dancing in the west. I will don my crash helmet and wait for your replies. The Community...
  13. spnadmin

    SALDEF News Agency Apologizes For Improper Use Of Sikh Identity

    International News Channel Formally Apologizes for Depicting Sikhs as Muslims Washington, DC: March 24, 2011 – Last week SALDEF secured a formal apology from RTTV, a global multilingual television news network based in Russia, following their news broadcast that repeatedly depicted a Sikh...
  14. findingmyway

    Ethnicity Vs Religion

    The census is currently taking place in the UK and this has got me thinking about ethnicity vs religion. In the last US census Sikhs were encouraged to put Sikh down as their ethnicity rather than religion. Although I can understand the reasoning behind this argument I'm not sure I can agree...
  15. spnadmin

    1984 Anti-Sikh Pogrom Man Says He Had To Chop Hair To Conceal Identity During 84 Riots

    ots NEW DELHI: A man who was haunted by the mob during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, on Monday, alleged before a trial court trying senior Congress leader Sajjan Kumar and others that he had to cut his hair and conceal his identity to escape death during the carnage. Manjeet Singh, a Sikh and...
  16. spnadmin

    United Sikhs Protecting The Identity Of Minorities: A Sikh's Duty

    Excerpt from the larger report from United Sikhs Global Sikh Civil and Human Rights Report 2010: The State of the Global Sikh Nation PROTECTING THE IDENTITY OF MINORITIES: A SIKH’S DUTY IN PRESERVING THE MOST FUNDAMENTAL OF FREEDOMS Identity is an inextricable part of being or existing -we...
  17. R

    General Embracing Sikhi, Becoming A Sikh: What Am I Truly Embracing?

    Question I have been considering as I have recently begun embracing Sikhism - kase, turban and bani. I was watching a video on american exceptionalism - the idea that america is something special and is a example to the rest of the world. It seems that most of the founding fathers agreed on...
  18. spnadmin

    Opinion Aatish Taseer: Muslim Father, Sikh Mother, Family, Culture And Identity

    From Amandeep Singh via Gyani Jarnail Singh "Arshi" ANZ Sikhs Aatish Taseer is the son of Pakistan Governor Salman Taseer, who was assasinated yesterday, and journalist Tavleen Singh, who became famous for interviewing Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale in 1980's for India Today. Aatish was...
  19. spnadmin

    United Sikhs 2010 Global Sikh Civil And Human Rights Conference : Role Of Women In Protecting Sikh Identity

    Press Release from United Sikhs 2010 Global Sikh Civil & Human Rights Conference Day 1 Role of Women in Protecting the Sikh Identity Highlights: UNITED SIKHS presents the first in the series of updates on the 2010 Global Sikh Civil & Human Rights Conference. On Friday night...
  20. spnadmin

    India SGPC To Roll Out Global Sikh Identity Campaign

    AMRITSAR: Upset over the increasing pat-down of turbans at airports in the US, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on Tuesday decided to embark upon a worldwide awareness campaign on Sikh identity. The campaign would lay particular focus on the five religious symbols worn by the...
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