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  1. aristotle

    India Sikh Leaders Come Out Against Opulent Marriages

    Mumbai (Maharashtra): Sikh leaders are taking the initiative to curb extravagance at weddings. On Sunday, representatives of 17 gurudwaras met at Khar to discuss ways to do this and put an end to the game of one-upmanship associated with grand weddings among Sikh families. "The meeting was...
  2. aristotle

    Legal Haryana Notifies Sikh Marriages Under The Anand Marriage Act

    CHANDIGARH: Sikh couples in Haryana will now be able to get their marriages registered under the Anand Marriage Act instead of the Hindu Marriage Act. Fulfilling the long-pending demand of Sikhs, Haryana government on Wednesday announced the formation of rules to register Anand Karaj, the...
  3. SaintSoldier1699

    Controversial No Gay Marriages, Gurdwaras Across World Told

    http://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/No-Gay-Marriages-Gurdwaras-across-World-Told/2013/12/16/article1947274.ece By Harpreet Bajwa - CHANDIGARH Published: 16th December 2013 07:30 AM Last Updated: 16th December 2013 08:18 AM Akal Takht, the supreme temporal seat of Sikhs, has directed all...
  4. spnadmin

    S Asia Sindh, Pakistan, Government Could Begin Shagun Scheme For Marriages Of Sikh Girls

    Sindh, Pakistan, government could begin Shagun Scheme for marriages of Sikh girls http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/Sindh-Pakistan-government-could-begin-Shagun-Scheme-for-marriages-of-Sikh-girls/articleshow/26591638.cms AMRITSAR: Pakistan government could begin Shagun...
  5. spnadmin

    UK Summer Warnings Over Forced Marriages

    Forced Marriages: Summer Holidays Prompt Warnings http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-23639070 Teachers, doctors and airport staff need to be alert to the problem of forced marriages over the school holidays, the government has warned. Ministers said there were concerns about teenagers being taken...
  6. spnadmin

    Sikh Weddings Crashed By Protestors Objecting To Mixed Faith Marriages

    Sikh weddings crashed by protesters objecting to mixed faith marriages By Dil Neiyyar and Perminder Khatkar http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-21721519 In July a Sikh woman and her Christian husband were locked out of their own wedding in Swindon Sikh weddings are regularly disrupted by...
  7. dalsingh1zero1

    Guru Gobind Singh Ji And Intercaste Marriages - Chaupa Singh Rehit

    I found this text fascinating. It’s an extract from an old rehatnama which is commonly referred to as the Chaupa Singh rehatnama today. The form is which this document reaches us today is not without its own complexities (like many/most Sikh manuscripts of older provenance). The stark...
  8. Tejwant Singh

    General Home Ministry Okays Separate Law For Sikh Marriages

    Friday, December 23, 2011, Chandigarh, India NEWS AND VIEWS PUNJAB...
  9. Archived_Member16

    Canada Mixed Marriages Are On The Rise In The West

    Mixed marriages are on the rise in the West November 21, 2011 Gillian Steward - The Toronto Star A few years ago when I was teaching at the University of Regina, one of my students was a bright, gregarious young woman whose parents had emigrated from Pakistan. She had been raised in...
  10. Archived_Member16

    UK U.K. Discusses Criminalization Of Forced Marriages

    U.K. Discusses Criminalization Of Forced Marriages DAVID STRINGER 10/10/11 01:19 PM ET LONDON — Forcing someone into marriage could be made a criminal act under possible changes to British law, Prime Minister David Cameron said Monday. Alongside moves aimed at cracking down on...
  11. spnadmin

    USA US Group Seeks Separate Registration Of Sikh Marriages

    WASHINGTON: A US-based Sikh community advocacy group has sought UN intervention to persuade India to pass a law for separate registration of Sikh marriages. Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) Wednesday submitted a memorandum to UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief Heiner Bielefeldt...
  12. V

    Same Sex Marriage Ceremonies In Gurdwara

    This isn't a topic per say on Homosexuality and Sikhism ( as I know there are a ton of discussions on here already) but I'm interested to know if a same sex Sikh couple, who are in a committed and faithful relationship can get married in a Gurdwara? Apologies if there is a thread on this...
  13. spnadmin

    UK Scores Of Forced Marriages Are Kent's "Secret Shame" Claims Campaigner

    Scores of forced marriages are Kent's "secret shame" claims campaigner Hundreds of victims of forced marriages are suffering in silence in Kent, according to a charity dedicated to exposing the county’s "secret shame". The Karma Nirvana organisation has reported a 52 per cent increase in...
  14. I

    Marriages

    Waheguru ji ka khalsa Waheguru ji ki fateh. I have this question in my mind for so long and I wanted to get the right answers. I have heard a lot that it's not us who find a partner, it depends on "sanjog" that God has already made these planning for us with whom we will get married and all...
  15. spnadmin

    Controversial After "Honour" Killing, It Is 'Forced Teen Marriages'

    After ‘Honor Killing’ it is ‘Forced Teen Marriage’ Thursday, February 17, 2011 Indian Weekender India correspondents Close on the heels of the “honour killing” label that the mainstream New Zealand media gave Indians following the alleged homicide in the Waikato, it is now squarely accusing the...
  16. spnadmin

    Controversial Teens Forced Into Marriages

    As many as 50 underage New Zealand girls a year are being forced into marriages by Sikh and Muslim religious leaders who abuse a loophole in the Marriage Act to get away with it. A respected ethnic women's group, Shakti Community Council, is making the claim this week as it launches a media...
  17. S

    Sikhi And Mixed Race Marriages

    Hi, basically I'm a sikh boy who wears a pakta and follows the rules of sikhi but I've got a girlfriend who is mixed race but is athiest. I was wondering if its wrong for me to be in a relationship with her tho she respects sikhs and their religion to the fullest she does not care that i have...
  18. Archived_Member16

    Controversial Inter-Religious Marriages In Gurdwaras

    Inter-religious marriages in Gurdwaras Sikh Reht Maryada THE CODE OF SIKH CONDUCT AND CONVENTIONS http://www.sgpc.net/sikhism/anand-sanskar.asp Anand Sanskar : (Sikh Matrimonial Ceremony and Conventions) (b) A Sikh's daughter must be married to a Sikh. (k) Persons professing faiths...
  19. Archived_Member16

    Canada 4 In 10 1st Marriages End In Divorce: Report

    4 in 10 1st marriages end in divorce: report Vanier Institute of the Family Mon Oct 4, 1:29 PM The traditional definition of family is changing in Canada, with 4 in 10 first marriages ending in divorce, according to a new study. For the first time in Canadian history, there are more...
  20. S

    HELP! Sikh Guy With White English Girl

    White bloke in a relationship with a Sikh girl, without her family knowing Good afternoon all. I am new to this site and this is my first thread, so please be kind. Right where do I begin. I've been dating this girl for around 6 months now, but we've had to keep our relationship secret from...
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