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  1. Admin Singh

    Festivals London Celebrates Colourful Sikh Festival Vaisakhi

    Jasvir Singh, Chairman of City Sikhs Network and Foundation, writes about the true meaning of the colorful Vaisakhi festival and explains how communities across London will be celebrating the special event. Vaisakhi is one of the most important dates in the Sikh calendar and it takes places on...
  2. IJSingh

    History And Her-story

    History and Her-Story by I.J. SINGH Our local gurdwara has spawned a nascent and energetic Sikh Women's Association. Recently, they hosted a program to celebrate the life of Mata Sahib Kaur. For those on unfamiliar territory, Sahib Kaur, nee Sahib Devan, had a brief but telling part to play...
  3. Harry Haller

    Canada Sikh Community Gets Gift-of-life Plea At Vaisakhi Parade

    The streets of Surrey, B.C., were lined with tens of thousands of people for the city's Vaisakhi Parade Saturday, and amid the the day's food booths and other festivities, one group was trying to reach the South Asian community with a serious message. Instead of giving things away in the...
  4. aristotle

    USA Vaisakhi Resolution Introduced In The US Congress

    A resolution marking the festival of Vaisakhi celebrated by the Sikh-American community here has been introduced in the US Congress. Brought in by Democratic Congressman from California, John Garamendi, the resolution (H Res 550) has been co-sponsored by over a dozen lawmakers including...
  5. Harry Haller

    UK Sikhs Set For Vaisakhi Procession West London

    Thousands expected to line the streets of Hounslow this Sunday to watch colourful parade Sikh worshippers prepare for last year's Vaisakhi procession through Hounslow Thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Hounslow this Sunday for a procession marking one of the...
  6. findingmyway

    Shabad Of The Week For Vaisakhi

    Happy Vaisakhi to all!! It was hard to pick something to discuss this week as Vaisakhi is all about commitment to the ShabadGuru and theforefore the entire Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji is relevant! Then I started thinking about commitment and what its all really for. Here is a passage from Ang 959...
  7. IJSingh

    Viva La Vaisakhi 2013

    VIVA LA VAISAKHI 2013 I.J. Singh The 25 million Sikhs around the world remember Vaisakhi 1699, the historic day that Guru Gobind Rai appeared at a massive conclave of the Sikhs at Anandpur Sahib, flashed a naked sword and demanded a head. History tells us that after much trepidation one Sikh...
  8. Y

    Help With Ideas To Celebrate Vaisakhi (April 2013) For Young People

    I wasn't sure where to put this so I do apologise in advance if it's in the wrong place and would be grateful if the mods could move it to the right place but I was wondering if I could get some help... In a meeting I had recently at work, I proposed an idea of celebrating the Sikh festival of...
  9. spnadmin

    Gurus Guru Nanak's True Parkash: Vaisakhi

    Depending on how you look at it, this article is either too late or too early. I just found it on the net and wanted to post anyway. It can be stuck at the time of Vaisakhi when SPN will remember the birth of Guru Nanak, since we follow the 2003 Nanakshahi calendar. The article is related to our...
  10. Archived_Member16

    Canada Politicizing Death Row In Punjab And At The Surrey Vaisakhi Parade

    Politicizing death row in Punjab and at the Surrey Vaisakhi parade Gurpreet Singh - straight.com - Publish Date: April 22, 2012 , Vancouver, B.C. The imagery of a convicted Sikh militant on death row in India, Balwant Singh Rajoana, dominated the annual Vaisakhi parade in Surrey...
  11. findingmyway

    Nagar Kirtans. Some Thoughts From The Sidelines

    After several years away, I was recently a spectator at the local annual Vaisakhi nagar kirtan. I was the taxi service to the 1st stop so it was a great opportunity to stand outside and observe. I used to think nagar kirtans were a waste and we should pursue other projects such as cleaning up...
  12. spnadmin

    Festivals Photo Essay: Faces Of Vaisakhi Parade, Surrey BC Special

    Photo essay: Faces of Vaisakhi parade, Surrey, BC Special Surrey - On a sunny weekend day, East-Indian residents of Lower Mainland celebrated their Vaisakhi holiday that marks the birth of religious community known as khalsa. The Sikhs all over the world celebrate their harvest festival in...
  13. Admin Singh

    Festivals The Story Of Vaisakhi - A Documentory By BBC

    In April 2011, cities across the UK hosted huge, colorful and joyous parades as Britain's Sikh community marked the festival of Vaisakhi. This programme by BBC explored the rituals through which the festival is celebrated today, and examines how Vaisakhi's themes - tolerance, equality...
  14. Singhstah

    General A Message For Vaisakhi And World Malaria Day

    YouTube - Vaisakhi
  15. spnadmin

    Festivals Vaisakhi: Sikhs Celebrate Life, Liberty, The Pursuit Of Happiness

    Satpal SinghInterfaith Committee of the World Sikh Council GET UPDATES FROM SATPAL SINGH Like Vaisakhi: Sikhs Celebrate Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness As I write this, the airwaves are abuzz with the trembling and choking voice of a Libyan woman, who is putting her life at...
  16. spnadmin

    Heritage Reach Celebrates Sikh History

    Reach celebrates Sikh history By Rochelle Baker, The Times Read more: http://www.abbotsfordtimes.com/Reach+celebrates+Sikh+history/4600938/story.html#ixzz1JLn8KNOX The Reach Gallery Museum in Abbotsford is hosting a timely exhibition to celebrate the long-standing...
  17. spnadmin

    Festivals Vaisakhi Of 1561

    Vaisakhi of 1561 Harbans Singh Noor In March 1561[1], big and small batches of Sikhs, from several parts of the country were heading towards Goindval to celebrate Vaisakhi in response to hukamnamahs that Guru Amar Das had sent. Establishment of Goindval as a Sikh center About eight...
  18. spnadmin

    Festivals Universal Message Of Vaisakhi Is Well-Being Of The Entire Mankind

    It should be kept in mind that Guru Gobind Singh has emphatically declared, “Treat the whole human race as one. It is only through love that you can obtain God. I like a Sikh who leads a disciplined life. Rather he is my master and I am his servant.” Therefore the true and meaningful message of...
  19. spnadmin

    Festivals Story Of Vaisakhi (BBC 1, 10 April 2011, 1:15 Pm)

    ‘The Story of Vaisakhi’ - Sunday 10 April 2011: BBC 1 from 1.15-1.45pm The Sikh Federation (UK) has confirmed that the BBC has for the first-time made a special 30-minute programme called ‘The Story of Vaisakhi’. The programme aims to increase awareness of non-Sikhs about how Sri Guru...
  20. spnadmin

    Festivals Baisakhi (14 April 2011)

    Let's make this thread the best Baisakhi thread on the Internet. Post pictures, videos, personal stories, articles for the world to enjoy and learn. Introduction Baisakhi is New Year's Day in Punjab. It falls on the month of Vaisakh. This festival marks the ripening of the Rabi harvest...
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