I'm a 15 year old sikh girl and I've been very very disrespectful to my parents. My dad has always been soft on me and never put restrictions on my while my om loved me with her whole heart. I feel the worst for taking advantage ofd them. I took advantage of almost everyone in our house...
The Story of Three Fathers
One member from the Hindu community and another member from the Muslim community complained to a judge asking him, “Why is a Sikh father respected more than our fathers?”
The judge replied, “We need to find out, but can you please bring your respective fathers with...
Most years I make a picture commemorating this day each year. Thinking especially of the troubles of India's daughters, this year I have used familiar lines from Siri Guru Granth Sahib.
We are told that a woman is raped in India every 20 minutes? Give me a break! It's more like every 20...
Fight for respect to Sikh symbols may suffer: Experts
Tribune News Service
Amritsar, June 30
Even as the Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak committee (SGPC) has ordered a probe into the assault on senior IAS officer Kahan Singh Pannu and “violation of Sikh maryada,” there is a...
‘Enough was Enough’, Says Pioneer of Respect to Sikh Turban Campaign
By: Gurpreet Kaur
See interview video at this link
When injustice was committed by a small group of...
This morning started off like any other, me running late. I got up, got ready, packed my lunch and rushed out the door. Driving to the park and ride to take the bus to work I knew it would be close, luckily there were almost all green lights, as I pulled into the parking lot I saw the bus...
When going to the gurdwara as a child, I would always sit at the very front of the darbar hall. And as my mind would wander off (like most kid’s do), I would observe the people in line to "mutha tek." Being the curious kid I was, I would notice the peculiarities in the way people bowed before...
"Do not say that the Vedas and the Koran (semitic books i.e. Bible, Torah and Qur'an) are false. Those who do not contemplate them are false." Guru Granth Sahib page 1350
We know that Guru Nanak exhorted Hindus to be good Hindus and Muslims to be good Muslims.
My question is, how does this...
Following are examples of some paintings of our Guru ji's (per vision of the painter),
I consider these to be very fine paintings. We have one of such in our family room. I have come across people who have differing opinions.
I will share my family's experience.
I like them as a nice...
BIRMINGHAM, England, September 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
Thousands of Sikhs will today take part in a simultaneous demonstration in four European capitals to protest against what they say is a growing trend of intimidation and disrespect of their faith at European airports.
By Ken Herar
Recently, I had an interesting conversation with a friend who was curious about why Sikhs wear the various colours and different styles of turbans.
Living in the Lower Mainland, many times in a day you will see turbaned Sikhs walking on the streets, in the malls or maybe at your...
Something has been bugging me of late and I would very much like to share it. If my rant has no place here, I won't be upset if admins remove it, but I'd like to get it off my chest.
Has telephone etiquette gone the way of the Dodo Bird & the Dinosaur? This is something I’ve noticed being...
Respect people’s language of worship
| March 16, 2011
Rakyat will doubt the government's sincerity in respecting religious freedom and the mode of worship, says consultative council
PETALING JAYA: The government should respect religious freedom and the language used for worship...
[B]Sikhs 'disappointed' by Quebec vote barring kirpans from assembly[/B
QUEBEC — Members of Canada's Sikh community said they were 'disappointed' Wednesday evening after Quebec's national assembly adopted a motion by a vote of 113-0 supporting the decision by security workers to bar four...
canada sikh community
quebec national assembly
world sikh organizaiton of canada
It is fashionable in interfaith discussions to advocate "tolerance" for other faiths. But we would find it patronizing, even downright insulting, to be "tolerated" at someone's dinner table. No spouse would appreciate being told that his or her presence at home was being "tolerated." No...
Sat Sri Akal
I would like to know the sangat's opinion on the level of respect to accord to gurbani in various written forms.
Do you feel translations should be shown the level of respect as gurmukhi? Would you cover your head if reading, for example, an article at www.gurbani.org, as opposed...
Most Americans Don't Respect Single Moms
If you’re a single mom, you probably face a lot of obstacles in your daily life.
Money, childcare, stress, and anxiety are all hard things...