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Healing with Gurbani - 2

Fri, 05/14/2021 - 8:02am
The general angst in the population, coupled with overwhelming fears and anxieties consumed the headlines. This did have impact on my state of well being and at times I felt despondent and in low spirits. 

Akal Charitable Hospital Helping Hundreds on Frontline

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 7:49pm
It is the only hospital in a radius of 60km in the district of Sirmaur.

A Global Issue: Religious Persecution

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 4:31pm
By earning refugee status, Afghan Sikhs will be allowed to stay in a new country permanently and start a new life. You can help the Afghan Sikhs by sending a letter to your local politicians urging them to provide refugee status in the United States. I have written a draft of this letter which can be found on my website:

Digital Content & Bridging Sikh Age Groups

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 4:15pm
A good way to ensure that Sikh elders are able to consume videos and receive all the information shared with the community is by making them accessible. So how it is possible to create accessible videos for Sikh elders?

Harry Potter Author Donates to Khalsa Aid for India Covid Crisis

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 3:03pm
In this great time of need surely this money, along with the selfless work of gurdwaras, health care workers and volunteers of every kind, will save lives. 

Shabad for Hope and Healing

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 11:46am
We can add our prayers for protection and healing, even while supporting the practical efforts of many organizations doing seva on the ground.

Book Review ~ CREATIVE MYSTICISM: Guru Nanak's Pragmatic Spirituality

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 9:19pm
I feel humbled to review this volume as its beauty and relevance surpasses all that has been written about GURU NANAK during the last 551 years for the English speaking world.

Bungas at Sri Darbar Sahib Amritsar

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 7:04pm
It started as a small plinth/platform, founded by Sixth guru, Sri Guru Hargobind Sahib ji, who marked the seat of Guru Ramdas, from where he administered the construction of the Sarovar.

I Am Sikh and Tired

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 6:23pm
Wracked with pain about being othered, I dressed up like Captain America. Here’s what happened.

April 15, 2021 ~ A Tribute

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 1:22pm
I come to you in humility for my Heart has spoken its need to deeply and completely join with yours and to offer you these words that have arisen from the wellspring of Love, from my heart and soul to yours.

SGPC Providing 3 Covid Centers in Punjab

Tue, 05/11/2021 - 4:42pm
The Bolath center would provide 25 beds and will start its services from Wednesday May 12.

Leaders, Faiths, & Community Affirm Support & Solidarity At Memorial Service

Mon, 05/10/2021 - 4:33pm
We are at the beginning the arduous journey of recovery and getting back to life lies far into the future. The victim families need sustained counseling, financial support, encouragement and rebuilding at many levels.

NYPD Deploys Sikh Education Video

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 2:34pm
This is one of the most prominent law enforcement agencies in the U.S. so this video is significant in creating more Sikh awareness.

Sikh Prof Receives Award for Fauja Singh Book

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 12:39pm
Simran Jeet Singh, AKA Sikh Prof, wrote a children's book to inspire youth with a living hero: Fauja Singh. 

Release of Sabad Kirtan Album – Rãgs of Guru Teg Bahadar Sahib

Thu, 05/06/2021 - 4:06pm
“The impeccably produced recordings are clearly a labor of love and are infused with the passion that the entire team at the Nãd Music Institute has for the musical traditions of the Sikh faith.”, quoted Sarbpreet Singh (Writer and Podcaster, Boston, USA) after reviewing the recordings.   

Sikhs in Millis Open Curbside Food Pantry for All

Thu, 05/06/2021 - 2:36pm
“We offer non-perishable foods that are cleaned and bagged up, stapled and sealed, along with personal hygiene items that are separate from the food,” says Meglio, adding, “We’re not looking to influence anyone religiously or spiritually, and there’s no obligation to come to a service or anything like that.”

Angad Singh educates America about Sikh shooting on major media channel

Thu, 05/06/2021 - 8:02am
After detailing some shocking instances of historic racism Angad shares his perspective as a child who watched headlines after 9/11, "As a 2nd grader I realized that I was more scared of the poeple who claimed to love America than those who hijacked the planes. It felt like every other month I was reading headlines about someone's parents being killed at work, grandparents being beat up while taking a walk, or kids my age having thier turbans set on fire at school." 

Tegpreet Singh wins 'Officer of the Year'

Wed, 05/05/2021 - 12:35pm
Tegpreet went on to say that he sees his role as encouraging other Sikh youths to join the force.

Healing with Gurbani

Tue, 05/04/2021 - 10:36am
Guru Sahib in same Baani concludes that Waheguru destroys all fears, worries, sadness and hard times; and that He is merciful and always resides within us.

Compiling the Adi Granth: Guru Arjan Dev Ji

Sun, 05/02/2021 - 10:27pm
After the collection of all the poetry was finished, Guru Arjan requested Bhai Gurdas to separate Guru's Bani. Then Guru Arjan personally scanned each verse. One day Guru Arjan asked Bhai Gurdas, "How can you recognize which is the true Gurbani and which is false?" Bhai Gurdas replied, "Only an unfortunate woman... "