Sikhism

Sikhs Urge Sarkozy to Lift Ban On Turbans In French Schools

December 6, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Global Sikh News

http://www.sikhsangat.org/2010/12/new-sikh-temple-opens-in-south-jersey/

A large number of Sikhs, led by Shiromani Akali Dal MPs Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa and Harsimrat Kaur Badal and comprising members of Delhi unit of the SAD (Badal) and a number of school children on Monday took out a protest demonstration against the ban on wearing turbans in France. They then submitted a memorandum...

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Sikh, Hindu Temples to Open In Twin Cities

December 2, 2010

Author: Rose French

Source: The Minneapolis Star Tribune

http://www.startribune.com/local/111230449.html

For years, Twin Cities Hindus and Sikhs practiced their faith in cramped basements or private homes because there were few public worship spaces.

But as their numbers have grown, so have their worship options. Plans to open two more temples are signs of the communities' growing population and prosperity.

The Sri Venkateswara Hindu...

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Bay Area Civil Rights Report Highlights Local Sikh Issues

November 30, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Sikh Coalition

http://salsa.wiredforchange.com/o/1607/t/0/blastContent.jsp?email_blast_KEY=88685

"As a mother, I will repent for the rest of my life that I cannot bring back my son's childhood..." These are the words of a Bay-Area mother who recalls the incidents of violence, vandalism and fear her family endured. The worst part is the incidents occurred just because they are Sikh....

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Jakara Reaches Out to Sikh Children

November 27, 2010

Author: Ashley Gebb

Source: The Appeal-Democrat

http://www.appeal-democrat.com/articles/around-101580-chunnis-went.html

Around and around they went, as boys wearing traditional patkas and girls in colorful chunnis and kerchiefs sat in circles reciting poems and nursery rhymes.

 

"Plant Sikhi with your heart, plant so strong it never falls apart. Give it water and let it grow, throughout the world, let them...

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Sikhs Spread The Word About Their Faith

November 27, 2010

Author: Raja Abdulrahim

Source: The Los Angeles Times

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-beliefs-sikh-20101127,0,3512444.story

In one of the opening scenes of a light-hearted new film about Sikhism, the young filmmakers pose a challenge: If every Sikh could educate 300 people about the religion, then awareness of the faith would be a reality.

The filmmakers, 16-year-old twins Rasna Kaur Neelam and Harnek Singh...

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Oman to Have More Places Of Worship for Indians

November 23, 2010

Author: Sunil K. Vaidya

Source: The Gulf News

http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/oman/oman-to-have-more-places-of-worship-for-indians-1.717299

Sultan Qaboos Bin Saeed Tuesday received India’s Minister for State for Minority and Corporate Affairs, Salman Khurshid, at Bait Al Birka.

 

The minister is in Oman as a Special Representative of the Prime Minister of India. Khurshid conveyed to...

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Hindus And Muslims Seek Blessings At the Mausoleum Of Sufi Saint

November 15, 2010

Source: The Hindustan Times

http://www.hindustantimes.com/audio-news-video/Hindus-and-Muslims-seek-blessings-at-the-mausoleum-of-Sufi-Saint/Article2-626651.aspx

The culture of Kashmir or Kashmiriyat " as it is known as, is a synthesis of the great traditions of Hinduism, the compassion of Buddhism and the liberalism of Sufi Islam. And Kashmiri society has been a microcosm, reflecting the...

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ADL Honors Rana Singh Sodhi for His Work on Sikh Awareness

November 14, 2010

Author: Dr. Jaswant Singh Sachdev

Source: SikhNet

http://www.sikhnet.com/news/adl-honors-rana-singh-sodhi-his-work-sikh-awareness

Anti-Defamation League (ADL), an organization of the Jewish people was founded 100 years ago in 1913 to secure justice and fair treatment to all. Over period of time it has become the nation's premier civil rights/human relations agency fighting anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry defending...

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£15 Million Sikh Temple to Open Next Week

November 10, 2010

Author: Michael Adkins

Source: The Gravesend Reporter 24

http://www.gravesendreporter.co.uk/news/15_million_sikh_temple_to_open_next_week_1_722845

One of the biggest Sikh Temples outside of India is to officially open next week, after a multi-million pound project taking almost a decade to complete.

 

Members of the current Siri Guru Nanak Darbar Gurdwara in Clarence Place, Gravesend, will...

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