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  1. Sikhi 24/7

    Hard Talk Why Are Women Not Allowed To Perform Kirtan In Sanctum Sanctorum Of Golden Temple?

    AMRITSAR: Issue of gender equality in Sikhism has surfaced after Sikh diaspora wondered why women are not allowed to perform kirtan in sanctum sanctorum of Golden Temple. While a few Sikh scholars have appealed to Jahtedar of Akal Takht to intervene and ensure that women are given equal rights...
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    Is It A Sin? Uplifting Women And Giving Them Practically Equal Rights In Each Custom And Ritual

    Is it a sin? Uplifting women and giving them practically equal rights in each custom and ritual of Sikh religion Thakur Dalip Namdhari did Amrit Sanchar (Baptise) by Amritdhari women to flourish amritdhari community. is it wrong or right ? Yesterday Akal Takht Sahib has announced that they...
  3. Aman Singh

    Sikhi Why Are Some Sikh Women Now Wearing The Turban?

    The turban is worn by millions of Sikhs - traditionally, mostly male ones. Now many Sikh women are donning it, too. Why? "Doing this has helped me stay grounded and focused on what my responsibilities are as a human being." Devinder is in her early 40s. She's a slender, tall British-Indian...
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    I Feel Sikh Women Have Become Weak Today

    Sat Sri AKal jee, The heading seems to be quite disturbing at one sight. But the reality is even more disturbing than what is being written. I have read different articles and people views but are we really trying to understand the fact why we as SIkhs are going down ( I am sure if the things...
  5. Navdeep88

    Women In Sikhi

    I have an issue that's troubling me... It seems like not only in Sikh History but the current identity of Sikhi is shaped heavily by men. Recently, there was a pole on here about who the most influential figures were in Sikh History... not a single woman on the list. And usually the only woman...
  6. Sikhi 24/7

    India Chilling & Unwatchable: Film Documentary "india’s Daughter"

    India’s Daughter -- the documentary film screened on BBC TV last night -- verged on the unwatchable... It told of the gang rape – on a bus by five men and one juvenile in December 2012 – of Jyoti Singh Pandey, a Delhi medical student who died in hospital of her wounds. The unspeakable details...
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