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  1. IJSingh

    Misls Sikh Misls - Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow

    Sikh Misls, Part One: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow by I.J. SINGH The Roundtable Open Forum # 56 Misls - Sikh confederacies - have a longer history than we think and are more critical to Sikh history than we give them credit for. We have forgotten their past, if we ever learned it...
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    Darshan Singh Rudel: A Matter Of Faith (from SikhChic)

    Darshan Singh Rudel: A Matter of Faith by CHARANDEEP SINGH Born in Montpellier, South France, he is currently resides at Anandpur Sahib. Born as Michel Jean Louis Rudel, he is now known as Darshan Singh Rudel. Born a Roman Catholic, he is now a Sikh. Is it some kind of a paradox...
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    Sikh Foundation The Family Corner - A Review On Sikhchic

    The Sikh Foundation is grateful to SikhChic for helping us bring attention to a section of our website that we want to share with the community! The Family Corner is our attempt to combine our love of Sikh Art and History with your love of teaching your children our culture. I won't say...
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    Marriage: The Why's And The Wherefore's (from SikhChic)

    Marriage: The Why's and the Wherefore's by IJ Singh Some years ago, a particular novel caught the public eye. Looking for Mr. Goodbar was not a pleasant story, and it delved fearlessly into our mating instincts, our neurotic impulses and our psychological insecurities. Years or perhaps...
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    Christianity Unwrapping Sikhism (from SikhChic)

    Tuesday, October 5, 2010, was the second annual Turban Night in Phillips Hall, at the Michigan State University, East Lansing (Michigan, U.S.A.). The stated goal was to inform the student body about Sikhism. I heard about the event through my editor, who sent me there on an assignment. I'll...
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    1984 Anti-Sikh Pogrom My Hero (From SikhChic)

    I adored my father as a child. I thought he was strong, wise, and an infinite source of information. I hero-worshipped him and could never get enough of his time and attention. This never changed - even as I grew through my teens and developed the arrogance of the all-knowing son who, as...
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    TURBAN "Cultivating Pride" (from SikhChic)

    Cultivating Pride by PARDEEP SINGH NAGRA Having read the recent articles and conversations on "Pre-Turban Grooming" and "Life before the Patka" in these very pages, I want to share the journey of my two children, Nanaki Kaur and Sahib Singh ... so far, as they are only five and...
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    Hocus Pocus: Sikh-Canadian Throws $100,000 Challenge To Charlatans (from SikhChic)

    Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada A group of Sikh-Canadian rationalists are challenging astrologers to prove their ability to make predictions, for a $100,000 grand prize. Avtar Singh Gill, a Sikh-Canadian resident of Surrey, B.C., said he is tired of watching self-proclaimed...
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    Listening, Listening. Suniai (Excerpted From SikhChic)

    Listening, Listening. Suniai Excerpted discussion from the Talking Stick at Sikh Chic sikhchic.com | The Art and Culture of the Diaspora | Attentive Listening:The Talking Stick Colloquium VII - Pauris 8 to 11, Feb 15 - 21 <table align="center" border="0" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0"...
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    The Love Dialogue Of Rana & Rani Bhabor (from SikhChic)

    The Love Dialogue of Rana & Rani Bhabor sikhchic.com | The Art and Culture of the Diaspora | The Love Dialogue of Rana & Rani Bhabor by SANMEET KAUR As a young girl, I was always fascinated by the story of Rana Bhabor - this tough but...
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    Desparately Seeking The One (from SikhChic)

    Desperately Seeking ... The One http://www.sikhchic.com/<wbr>article-detail.php?id=1301&<wbr>cat=12 by RUBIN PAUL SINGH It was an exceptionally hot August. Between the "two-a-day" football practices, I would stay inside, soaking in the cool air before spending another afternoon out on the...
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    Standing Logic On Its Head (On Janeau, Kirpan, Kara, Kesh From SikhChic)

    Standing Logic On Its Head<small>by I.J. SINGH & MANJYOT KAUR</small> <!-- <small>September 11th, 2009</small>--> sikhchic.com | The Art and Culture of the Diaspora | Standing Logic On Its Head Analogies go only so far. To push them further doesn't...
  13. IJSingh

    Secret Trial = Kangaroo Court = Tainted Decision Of Akal Takht (from SikhChic)

    Secret Trial = Kangaroo Court = Tainted Decision by I.J. SINGH Originally published at SikhChic sikhchic.com | The Art and Culture of the Diaspora | Secret Trial = Kangaroo Court = Tainted Decision January 29, 2010 I was thinking of the summary judgment at the Akal Takht that declared...
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    Seva: Neither A Shield, Nor A Sword (From SikhChic)

    Seva: Neither a Shield, Nor a Sword <small>by T. SHER SINGH</small> I have noticed that the concept of seva - loosely translated as "selfless, voluntary service" - is nowadays increasingly wielded as a weapon and less as what it is meant to be. The other day, when a community...
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    How I See Sikhi: A Non-conformist's Religion (from SikhChic)

    How I See Sikhi: A Non-conformist's Religion <small>Gunita Kaur Singh</small> <!-- <small>January 25th, 2010</small>--> Being a nonconformist builds character, but only when it is exercised within a certain framework of values. A prime...
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    Arts/Society Waris Singh Ahluwalia: Renaissance Man (from SikhChic)

    Waris Singh Ahluwalia: Renaissance Man HINDUSTAN TIMES sikhchic.com | The Art and Culture of the Diaspora | Waris Singh Ahluwalia: Renaissance Man To call Waris Singh Ahluwalia a renaissance man would not be an exaggeration. In his 36 years...
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    Partition The Partition & I: What I Lost (from SikhChic)

    The Partition & I: What I Lost by S.J. KAUR In 1947, four Sikhs - a couple, a young man and a teenage girl - fled their respective homes. Uprooted, ravaged, humiliated - all they wanted was to live. And live they did with all the passion of those who have lost -...
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    You Say Potato, I Say Pot-tah-toh (from SikhChic)

    You Say Potato, I Say Pot-tah-toh ...by SANMEET KAUR Culture is a funny thing. For starters, the noun ‘culture' has more than ten meanings in the dictionary, and all ten of them could not be more different. Culture has everything covered...
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    Sikh Patients Of Brighton (from SikhChic)

    The Sikh Patients of Brighton<small> by PARDEEP SINGH NAGRA</small> <!-- <small>January 10th, 2010</small>--> From the autumn of 1914, and throughout the war years, the Brighton (United Kingdom) local newspapers made frequent references in their...
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    1984 Anti-Sikh Pogrom 1984: Perspective & 25th Anniversary Wrap-Up (From SikhChic)

    1984: Perspective & 25th Anniversary Wrap-Up by I.J. SINGH This is the final, wrap-up piece in sikhchic.com's "1984 & I' series which was presented to you through the 12 months of 2009 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the crimes of Indira Gandhi, the Indian Government and its...
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