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You're Invited to SikhNet's 25th Anniversary Virtual Gala

Sat, 07/31/2021 - 11:45am
On July 31st, we will be hosting a very special Virtual Gala to celebrate SikhNet's 25th Anniversary!

The Inspiring Story of the Mecca Qazi Turned Sikh Shaheed

Fri, 07/23/2021 - 10:46am
Sikhi is a religion of converts. 3 of the Guru Sahibs converted. Some of the most consequential Sikhs of the last century were converts: Bhagat Puran Singh, Prof Sahib Singh & Master Tara Singh. Many of you reading this, and myself as well, were blessed to be born into this tradition.

Mera Man Loche | Shabad Hazare | English Gurbani

Fri, 07/23/2021 - 4:21am
Shabad Hazaray is the Bani of longing for the beloved Guru. It was written by Guru Arjan when he was separated from Guru Ram Das, his father for a duration of time.

Ajeet Singh - The Invincible Lion - SikhNet Stories for Kids

Thu, 07/22/2021 - 11:31pm
SikhNet and Brave Lion Books are excited to present our very first Storybook Animation.

Youtube's Gift to SikhNet | Gurumustuk Singh - SikhNet CEO

Thu, 07/22/2021 - 1:27am
Youtube Sent us a little gift on our 25th Anniversary.

Begin to Live

Wed, 07/21/2021 - 6:52pm
If we are fortunate, we will awaken and become aware, at some point in our lives, we get to start living our own lives. Uttering words that have taken birth in the depths of our own minds, feelings that come from our own heart, and actions that come from our own conscience.

Harpreet Kaur Sweeps 3 Emmys for a Show that Focuses on our Food & Farms

Tue, 07/20/2021 - 4:34pm
In 2019, Kaur accepted her first Emmy Award from The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, making history as the first Sikh woman to take home this prestigious award. Kaur thrives on the energy she gets when she’s producing and say’s it’s what kept her going during the pandemic...

When Sikhs Demonstrated for Martin Luther King

Tue, 07/20/2021 - 12:59pm
Over 250 members of the Sikh community from all over the DC and East Coast took part in this event.

Docu Series in the works for 'The Partap Brothers'

Mon, 07/19/2021 - 5:12pm
Three brothers and their mission to preserve & propagate Puratan Gurmat Sangeet.

Ecological Concerns in Sri Guru Granth Sahib

Mon, 07/19/2021 - 10:37am
The increasing barrenness of the Earth also reflects a spiritual emptiness within humans

Sikhs celebrate 245th America’s Independence Day by participating in 4th of July Parades

Thu, 07/15/2021 - 12:01pm
Sikhs in the city of Dayton, Ohio, also known as the birthplace of Aviation also participated in Independence Day celebrations. Thousands of Americans lined up on the sidewalks of streets, cheering the participants in 4th of July Parade. Different groups participated in the parade including education, commercial organizations, bands, the police, the military and fire department. 

Guru Nanak Chair at Birmingham University ~ Need for Community Involvement and Research Validation

Thu, 07/15/2021 - 11:36am
Let there be no misunderstanding. The establishment of the Sikh Chair at Birmingham University is a most welcome next step in the area of Sikh studies in the UK. However, British Sikhs would wish to satisfy themselves regarding community involvement and transparency in the light of community experience of such chairs in Canada and the USA.

How You Can Improve Your Home's Indoor Air Quality And Reduce Contamination

Thu, 07/15/2021 - 11:24am
Just as followers of Guru Nanak strive to create calming spaces in their homes and partake in activities to protect the environment, many of them believe in keeping the air pure and unpolluted. However, with rising levels of pollution and higher humidity levels, this can prove to be difficult.

Does The Universe Allow Miracles?

Thu, 07/15/2021 - 11:14am
Gurbani says that God can infuse life even in an inanimate body. Is Guru ji talking about a miracle here? The universe is so vast and we are acquainted with just an iota of it, and with our material intellect can we say that we understand all that is happening in the universe? 

Mixed Marriages & Anand Karaj?

Wed, 07/14/2021 - 10:43pm
It's not just a conventional wedding with some Sikh ceremony around it. It's in a category of its own. It is a wedding with 2 brides, 1 groom and 1 master...

Bhai Jagraj's Secret: Mother Waheguru

Wed, 07/14/2021 - 5:27pm
When I first came upon the Basics of Sikhi videos I was impressed with how personable Jagraj Singh was. He was so raw and also sweet. I said to myself that I will meet this brother some day.

Recognizing the 12 Forms of our Guru

Fri, 07/09/2021 - 1:09am
The real revelation was written directly by Guru Gobind Singh.

Guru Nanak & Modern Science

Thu, 07/08/2021 - 4:33pm
If Guru Nanak’s verses are compared with the work of modern scientists, we find that they agree on the same conclusions.

Dr. Tarlok Singh Sahota Wins 'Distinguished Agronomist Award'

Thu, 07/08/2021 - 1:47pm
This is Dr. Sahota’s second award in the past three years; the first one was the CSA Fellow Award in 2018! The award includes a suitably engraved plaque, free conference registration, a speaking slot of at least 30 minutes at the CSA Annual General Meeting (AGM)/Conference and up to $2500 for travel expenses to present at the AGM. This year’s conference is virtual because of COVID-19.

Three Pillars for a Fulfilled Life

Thu, 07/08/2021 - 12:16am
This essential purpose of fulfillment is becoming the primary preoccupation of every conscientious person.