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  1. (Part 2 of 3) Understanding Guru Nanak's Sikhi through Gurbani (in English)

    (Part 2 of 3) Understanding Guru Nanak's Sikhi through Gurbani (in English)

    Discourse titled Understanding Guru Nanak's Sikhi through Gurbani - by Dr Karminder Singh Dhillon
  2. Understanding Guru Nanak's Sikhi through Gurbani (in English)

    Understanding Guru Nanak's Sikhi through Gurbani (in English)

    Understanding Guru Nanak's Sikhi Part 1 of 3 by Dr Karminder Singh.
  3. Rajveer_97

    Opinion It's Been A Year Since I Started Following Sikhi. Here's What I've Learned And Would Like Thoughts

    Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh! Hello brothers and sisters, this is my first time posting here after being a long time lurker. I truly admire the community on here, many people who're aiming to follow the spiritual path of Sikhi. Now, I haven't had much company of other Sikhs...
  4. aristotle

    Khushwant Wanted Sikhs To Retain Identity

    Noted writer and journalist Khushwant Singh, who passed away at 99 on Thursday, believed Sikh leadership should discuss and ponder over the fact that majority of them had discarded symbols of Sikh identity such as turban, long hair and beard. In an address read out by his son in February this...
  5. G

    Why Sikhs Keep KESH ?

    There are lots of questions regarding Kesh within the Sikh community and outside as well. The question asked I quite often asked is whether how the love of Gurbani and the Guru of a Keshadhari is different from the those without kesh. The answers that kesh are natural ; the kesh are Guru ki...
  6. Ishna

    General Western Culture / Western Sikhs - Why Seen As Such A Threat?

    I've encountered this sentiment plenty of times in the online Sikh world. Western culture is a threat to Sikhi! Western culture is a threat to Punjab! Thankfully, only rarely have I come across it in real life. What is it about western culture and western Sikhs and even "white" Sikh converts...
  7. K

    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...
  8. Aman Singh

    June 1984 - 31 Years Later, Sikhs Remember

    1984 Living History is a project that started last year. A group of young volunteers realized that many people who experienced the events in 1984 are aging and may not be able to tell their stories for much longer. So they started recording people's experiences. They have made a simple format...
  9. J

    Needs Of Sikhs/Punjabis In The UK

    Good Morning Everyone As some of you may already know, a new British Sikh School is soon to open its doors to students (from all cultures) in September this year. There was a great need for this type of establishment for Sikhs/Punjabis in the UK. Apart from this, can you think of other...
  10. O

    Understanding Sikhism

    Understanding Sikhism: Sikhism is a subject of faith and not knowledge. Empirical observation and rational enquiry cannot prove the existence of Nanak’s [founder of Sikhism] God. By definition Sikhism is a religion and not a Philosophy for that very reason. Philosophy seeks truth by reason...
  11. Aman Singh

    Heritage Why Sikhs Don't Want The Golden Temple To Be Declared A World Heritage Site

    There are a number of long term implications of applying for this status: 1. The application can only be made by the country. Therefore the Indian government will assume primary responsibility for management and protection of Sri Darbar Sahib. A future Indian government can easily side step the...
  12. Aman Singh

    UK Safety Helmet Exemption To Allow Sikhs To Wear Turbans In All Workplaces

    A health and safety exemption that was originally designed to allow Sikhs to wear a turban in place of a safety helmet on construction sites is to be extended to all workplaces from 1 October 2015. The Employment Act 1989 exempts turban-wearing Sikhs from any requirement to wear head protection...
  13. Aman Singh

    SALDEF Hate Crimes Against Arabs, Sikhs, Hindus Will Now Be Tracked In Fbi Hate Crime Manual

    Hate crimes against Sikh, Hindu, and Arab Americans will now be able to be tracked by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). After years of lobbying by community advocates and the support of 140 members of Congress, the DOJ and FBI have updated their hate...
  14. Aman Singh

    Pacific New Zealand Pm: Sikhs Should Be Allowed To Wear Kirpans At World Cup

    Prime Minister John Key says he is sympathetic to the Sikh community's push for an exemption to Civil Aviation rules to allow them to carry their ceremonial daggers, known as a kirpan, on flights. Mr Key says members of the Sikh community approached him in Takanini last Sunday about the issue...
  15. Aman Singh

    UK Reading Sikhs Teach Mp A Lesson In Tying A Turban

    Reading East MP Rob Wilson meets the Sikh community to discuss new premises and a new school. This was no wind-up, as members of the Sikh community taught the Reading East MP the history and significance of the turban. Rob Wilson MP was given a lesson in tying a turban on Sunday, February 22 as...
  16. Aman Singh

    Malaysia Sikhs Start Free Clinic In Kuala Lumpur

    MALAYSIA: A group of Sikh medical personnel are all set to run a free clinic in the heart of the Kuala Lumpur town. Naam Clinic will open on Sundays starting April 4 at Wisma Tatt Khalsa, a multipurpose complex under Gurdwara Sahib Tatt Khalsa Diwan, one of the oldest gurdwaras in the city...
  17. Ishna

    S Asia Naam Ras 2014: Spiritual Sikh Event Draws More Non-Sikhs

    Naam Ras 2014: Spiritual Sikh Event Draws More Non-Sikhs tabla! Friday, Jan 02, 2015 http://news.asiaone.com/news/singapore/naam-ras-2014-spiritual-sikh-event-draws-more-non-sikhs Held at the Singapore Expo Hall from Dec 25 to 28, Naam Ras Kirtan Darbar 2014 brought thousands of people from...
  18. Ishna

    India 'Dera' Followers, Sikhs Clash In Moga

    'Dera' followers, Sikhs clash in Moga Tuesday, 30 December 2014 - 9:35pm IST | Place: Moga | Agency: PTI http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-dera-followers-sikhs-clash-in-moga-sec-144-clamped-2048229 Prohibitory orders were clamped on Tuesday and police fired in the air to disperse...
  19. Aman Singh

    SIKLIGAR: A Documentary On The Original Weapons Makers Of The Sikhs

    A documentary portraying the lives of the Sikligar Sikhs, the blacksmiths/ironsmiths and weapon makers of the Khalsa Army of the Sikhs. Very little is known about the Sikligars in and outside of India, as they have been displaced through years of colonization and government oppression...
  20. aristotle

    Deccani Sikhs: Punjabi By Nature?

    Since the past 10 years, Sajjan Singh, an engineer in Hyderabad, has been chasing the stories of his people, the Deccani Sikhs, and seen them disappear like rabbits down a hole — old reports commissioned by central or state minority commissions would cancel their own oral histories or only...
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