Sikhism

Sikh Center of Anderson

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 18 April 2007.

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Address: 5400 Sikh Centre Drive, Anderson, CA 96007

Sikh Parade Slammed for Violent Slant

April 18, 2007

Source: The Province

http://www.canada.com/theprovince/news/story.html?id=642c0802-9287-4667-bd43-fbddabbbab8d

An Indian diplomat says he's outraged that a parade celebrating Sikhism also appeared to honour militants, including an alleged Air India bomber, who died fighting for a separate Sikh state in Punjab.

India's consul in Vancouver, Ashok Kumar, said it's unacceptable the annual Vaisakhi parade in Surrey featured portraits...

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"Sikh Day 2007 Ottawa, Canada," a Commentary by Gursevak Singh Kasbia

April 18, 2007

Author: Gursevak Singh Kasbia

Source: Sikh News Network

http://www.sikhnet.com/sikhnet/news.nsf/NewsArchive/676515AD078FDE38872572C1005368C2

On a cool autumn evening a bunch of friends get together at a local coffee shop. They just happen to be Sikh, and seem to be interested in a concept that really hasn’t taken off in their faith. They live in a relatively educated community, a small city of sorts, with large...

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Lathrop Vice Mayor Part of Sikh Temple

April 17, 2007

Author: ROSE ALBANO RISSO

Source: Manteca Bulletin

http://www.mantecabulletin.com/articles/2007/04/12/news/news4.txt

LATHROP — When he's not busy with Lathrop city affairs, Vice Mayor Sonny Dhaliwal is at the Sikh Temple on Grant Street in Stockton helping run the oldest temple of its kind in North America.

Dhaliwal is a member of the temple's board of directors that is in charge of overseeing the temple which boasts 1,...

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Thousands Fill Stockton Streets to Celebrate Faith

April 16, 2007

Author: Christian Burkin

Source: The Record

http://www.recordnet.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070416/A_NEWS/704160314

STOCKTON - Downtown streets burst with color and life Sunday afternoon as thousands of Sikhs paraded through Stockton in an annual celebration of the birth of their faith.

An estimated 7,000 to 10,000 people took part in the parade. As it ribboned through downtown, the front ranks of marchers...

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Sikhs Celebrate Youths with Turban Day

April 15, 2007

Author: Jeremy Herb

Source: Inside Bay Area

http://origin.insidebayarea.com/argus/localnews/ci_5673121

FREMONT — Dozens of young Sikhs, ranging from 5 to 16 years old, got the chance to wear a turban for the first time Saturday at Fremont Gurdwara Sahib's Baisakhi celebration.

The kids were taught how to put on a turban correctly before they were welcomed into the temple for Dastar Bandhi, a turban-tying ceremony.

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Man: Officer Beat Me and Yelled Slurs

April 13, 2007

Author: Brian Stanley

Source: Joliet Herald News/SALDEF Press Release

http://www.suburbanchicagonews.com/heraldnews/news/340134,4_1_JO13_SIKH_S1.article

JOLIET -- A man says a police officer used excessive force and racial epithets while arresting him last month.

The Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund (SALDEF) e-mailed a press release Thursday asking for an investigation into the March 30 incident...

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Sikh Community Celebrates Vaisakhi by Helping the Needy

April 13, 2007

Author: Satish Cheney

Source: Channel News Asia

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews/view/270183/1/.html

SINGAPORE : Sikhs all over the world are celebrating Vaisakhi or the Sikh New Year, on Friday.

In Singapore, the Sikh community marked this auspicious day by reaching out to the less fortunate.

Patients at the Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital received rations donated by Sikhs from all...

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