Sikhism

Livingston Sikhs Celebrate Lohri

January 14, 2011

Author: Mike North

Source: The Merced Sun-Star

http://www.mercedsunstar.com/2011/01/14/1729308/livingston-sikhs-celebrate-lohri.html

A big fire burned outside the Gurdwara Sahib Temple on Peach Avenue on Thursday evening as part of its Lohri celebration.

 The festivities, which commonly include bonfires, once were reserved for weddings and births. Although that is still the case for many families,...

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Sikhs Celebrate 345th Birthday Of Last Of the Ten Gurus

January 11, 2011

Author: Narinder Nanu

Source: The Calgary Herald

http://www.calgaryherald.com/technology/Gallery+Sikhs+celebrate+345th+birthday+last+Gurus/4092308/story.html

These are days of devotion, pageantry, observance and joy for Sikhs who are in the midst of the 345th Prakash Utsav birthday celebration for Guru Gobind Singh, the last of the Ten Gurus of Sikhism. Thousands of people have packed the...

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Where Rooting For the Ravens Means Wearing a Purple Turban

January 3, 2011

Author: Ron Cassie

Source: The Dundalk Patch

http://dundalk.patch.com/articles/where-rooting-for-the-ravens-means-wearing-a-purple-turban

Fall and winter Sundays are hectic at Dundalk's North Point Liquor & Bar. Fans come early to buy carry out beer and other supplies when the Baltimore Ravens are playing on television, loading up for home parties.

Others duck into the bar to watch the game on the...

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TSA Scanners, Pat-Downs Particularly Vexing for Muslims, Other Religious Groups

December 23, 2010

Author: Tara Bahrampour

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/12/22/AR2010122202919.html

As Erum Ikramullah prepared to head to Reagan National Airport on Thursday for a flight, she mulled over two distasteful choices: the body scanner or the pat-down?

 

Ever since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, a trip to the airport has been fraught for...

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Lutherans, Sikhs Break Bread Together And Learn What They Have In Common

December 14, 2010

Author: Jeff Parrott

Source: Sikhnet/The South Bend Tribune

http://www.sikhnet.com/news/lutherans-sikhs-break-bread-together-and-learn-what-they-have-common

It would have been easy Sunday for Kathy Coleman to dwell on the differences between the Sikhism religion and her own Lutheran faith.

 

After all, upon entering the Sikh Cultural Society of Indiana’s Gurudwara, or place of...

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