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  1. drdpsn

    Interfaith A Dedicated Proponent of Interfaith Dialogue - Dr. Solomon Naz

    A Dedicated Proponent of Interfaith Dialogue - Dr. Solomon Naz Interviewed by Dr. Devinder Pal Singh Center for Understanding Sikhism, Mississauga, L5A 1Y7, ON, Canada Dr. Solomon Naz, a much-acclaimed theologian, a profound scholar of comparative religious studies, prolific writer, dedicated...
  2. drdpsn

    Truthful Being (Sachiara) - Concept and its Relevance in Global Context

    Truthful Being (Sachiara) - Concept and its Relevance in Global Context Dr. Devinder Pal Singh All of us want to live a fulfilled life, and all our actions are directed towards this purpose. There is always a nagging feeling in our hearts as if there is some need, and we wish to...
  3. drdpsn

    Gurus ਮਨੁੱਖੀ ਹੱਕਾਂ ਲਈ ਲਾਸਾਨੀ ਸ਼ਹਾਦਤ ਦੀ ਮਿਸਾਲ - ਸ੍ਰੀ ਗੁਰੂ ਤੇਗ ਬਹਾਦਰ ਜੀ

    ਮਨੁੱਖੀ ਹੱਕਾਂ ਲਈ ਲਾਸਾਨੀ ਸ਼ਹਾਦਤ ਦੀ ਮਿਸਾਲ - ਸ੍ਰੀ ਗੁਰੂ ਤੇਗ ਬਹਾਦਰ ਜੀ ਡਾ. ਦੇਵਿੰਦਰ ਪਾਲ ਸਿੰਘ, ਕੈਨੇਡਾ ਸ੍ਰੀ ਗੁਰੂ ਤੇਗ ਬਹਾਦਰ ਜੀ ਸਿੱਖਾਂ ਦੇ ਨੌਵੇਂ ਗੁਰੂ ਸਨ, ਜੋ ਆਪਣੀ ਸਾਦਗੀ, ਧਾਰਮਿਕ ਸੁਭਾਅ, ਦ੍ਰਿੜ ਇਰਾਦੇ ਅਤੇ ਲਾਸਾਨੀ ਕੁਰਬਾਨੀ ਕਾਰਣ ਯਾਦ ਕੀਤੇ ਜਾਂਦੇ ਹਨ। ਮਨੁੱਖੀ ਹੱਕਾਂ ਦੀ ਰਾਖੀ ਲਈ ਉਨ੍ਹਾਂ ਵਲੋਂ ਕੀਤੇ ਗਏ ਬਲੀਦਾਨ ਨੇ...
  4. Dalvinder Singh Grewal

    Punjabi Where Sikhs got 17000 Hindus Girls released

    ਗੁਰਦੁਆਰਾ ਸ਼ਹੀਦਾਂ, ਫਤਹਿਸਰ, ਗੁਜਰਾਤ, ਜਿਥੇ ਸਿੱਖਾਂ ਦੁਆਰਾ 17000 ਹਿੰਦੂ ਲੜਕੀਆਂ ਨੂੰ ਦੁਰਾਨੀਆਂ ਤੋਂ ਰਿਹਾ ਕਰ ਕੇ ਉਨ੍ਹਾਂ ਦੇ ਘਰਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਭੇਜਿਆ ਗਿਆ ਦਲਵਿੰਦਰ ਸਿੰਘ ਗਰੇਵਾਲ ਅਹਿਮਦ ਸ਼ਾਹ ਦੁੱਰਾਨੀ ਨਾਦਿਰ ਸ਼ਾਹ ਦੀ ਮੌਤ ਤੋਂ ਬਾਅਦ ਅਫਗਾਨਿਸਤਾਨ ਦਾ ਰਾਜਾ ਬਣਿਆ। ਛਾਪਾ ਮਾਰਨ ਅਤੇ ਲੁੱਟਣ ਉਸ ਦਾ ਪੈਂਤੜਾ ਅਟੱਲ ਸੀ। ਉਸਨੇ 1748 ਤੋਂ 1767 ਤੱਕ ਅੱਠ ਵਾਰ...
  5. drdpsn

    ਨਿਡਰ ਯੋਧਾ ਅਤੇ ਲਾਸਾਨੀ ਸਿੱਖ ਜਰਨੈਲ - ਬਾਬਾ ਬੰਦਾ ਸਿੰਘ ਬਹਾਦਰ

    ਨਿਡਰ ਯੋਧਾ ਅਤੇ ਲਾਸਾਨੀ ਸਿੱਖ ਜਰਨੈਲ - ਬਾਬਾ ਬੰਦਾ ਸਿੰਘ ਬਹਾਦਰ ਡਾ. ਡੀ. ਪੀ. ਸਿੰਘ ਸਿੱਖ ਇਤਿਹਾਸ ਅਨੇਕ ਸਿਰਠੀ ਯੋਧਿਆਂ ਦੇ ਬਹਾਦਰੀ ਭਰੇ ਕਾਰਨਾਮਿਆਂ ਨਾਲ ਭਰਪੂਰ ਹੈ। ਇਨ੍ਹਾਂ ਕੌਮੀ ਸੂਰਮਿਆਂ ਵਿਚੋਂ ਬਾਬਾ ਬੰਦਾ ਸਿੰਘ ਬਹਾਦਰ ਦੀ ਜੀਵਨ ਗਾਥਾ ਬਹੁਤ ਹੀ ਵਿਲੱਖਣ ਹੈ। ਬੇਮਿਸਾਲ ਹਿੰਮਤ ਦੇ ਮਾਲਕ ਬਾਬਾ ਬੰਦਾ ਸਿੰਘ ਬਹੁਤ ਨਿਡਰ ਅਤੇ ਨਿਸ਼ਠਾਵਾਨ ਸਖ਼ਸ਼ੀਅਤ ਦੇ ਮਾਲਕ...
  6. drdpsn

    Opinion An International Physicist and A Devoted Proponent of Sikhism - Prof. (Dr.) Surjit Singh Bhatti interviewed by Dr. D. P. Singh

    An International Physicist and a Devoted Proponent of Sikhism - Professor (Dr.) Surjit Singh Bhatti Interviewed by Dr. Devinder Pal Singh Center for Understanding Sikhism, Mississauga, ON, Canada Prof. Dr. Surjit Singh Bhatti, born in 1943, at Amritsar, India, is an international Physicist, a...
  7. drdpsn

    Interfaith Interfaith Dialogue: A Perspective from Sikhism

    Interfaith Dialogue: A Perspective from Sikhism Dr. Devinder Pal Singh Interfaith dialogue is perceived as the best mechanism to build mutual understanding and respect among people of different faiths. Although the Interfaith movement can be traced back to the late 19th century, it...
  8. drdpsn

    Opinion Interview of Dr. Devinder Singh Chahal by Dr. Devinder Pal Singh

    An International Scientist and a Leading Exponent of Nanakian Philosophy - Prof. Devinder Singh Chahal Interviewed by Dr. Devinder Pal Singh Center for Understanding Sikhism, Mississauga, L5A 1Y7, ON, Canada Dr. Devinder Singh Chahal, Montreal, QC, Canada, and Dr. D. P. Singh, Mississauga...
  9. Admin

    USA Trump Supporter Evacuated From Oroville Dam: 'I Feel Like A Refugee'

    When Sam Lyon fled with his family he was sheltered by a Sikh temple in Sacramento. His experience gave him new insight into the president’s travel ban. Since his family evacuated on Sunday on orders from officials fearful that the spillways of the Oroville dam would break, Sam Lyon said he has...
  10. Admin

    Opinion Why Having Sikhs In The Military Is A Plus

    After Harjit Sajjan, a fully uniformed (turbaned and bearded) Sikh, was chosen by Justin Trudeau as Canada’s defense minister, I came across multiple Facebook posts criticizing Sajjan’s involvement in the Canadian military. This came to me by surprise as I expected unanimous Sikh support for...
  11. Admin

    Pacific Storms Hit Banana-growing Sikh Community Hard

    Sikh farmers in a small New South Wales town north of the coastal city of Coffs Harbour have felt the impact of the ferocious storms that have hit the state. In the small New South Wales town of Woolgoolga, north of Coffs Harbour, banana, sugar-cane and oyster farmers are inspecting what little...
  12. D

    Sikhs In Jamaica

    Hi, I have recently been doing genealogy research on my paternal family in Jamaica. I was surprised to learn that I have at least 2 generations of East Indians in my family, one with the last name Singh and the other with the last name Gooral (sp?). I do know that Gooral spoke Arabic and was...
  13. Admin

    Interfaith I Have More Sikhs In My Cabinet Than Modi Does - Trudeau

    In talking about diversity, prime minister jokes to crowd: ‘I have more Sikhs in my cabinet than Modi does.’ WASHINGTON—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took about 10 questions from American University students on Friday morning during his state visit to the U.S. Three were related to Donald Trump...
  14. 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...
  15. gur_meet

    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...
  16. 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...
  17. S

    Why This Forum Thesedays Is Full Of "saakats" (skeptics And Atheists) ?

    I remember till a few years ago when I used to come to this forum , it still had a substantial number of sikhs with bhaavna in their hearts . Thesedays its full of skeptics and doubters ! The ones who make "kintu parantu" in everything !
  18. 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...
  19. Tejwant Singh

    Interfaith Shades Of The Old Punjab - Sikhs, Hindus Helping Rebuild Mosques In Punjab

    Across rural Punjab, Sikhs and Hindus are helping restore mosques destroyed during Partition. The Ghuman family of Sarwarpur, near Ludhiana, cannot understand what the fuss is about. Ever since Sajjan Singh Ghuman, an NRI Sikh living in England, rebuilt a mosque in his native village that was...
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