Sikhism

Sikhs Raise Terror, Turban Issue With US Lawmakers

May 12, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Yahoo News

http://in.news.yahoo.com/48/20100512/1248/twl-sikhs-raise-terror-turban-issue-with.html

Sikh leaders met US lawmakers during a week-long summit here and sought meaningful solutions to the issues of concerns to the community like discriminatory practices, hate crimes and the right to wear turban.

The 2010 Sikh Summit was organised by UNITED SIKHS as part of their...

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Sikhs Raise Terror, Turban Issue With US Lawmakers

May 12, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Yahoo News

http://in.news.yahoo.com/48/20100512/1248/twl-sikhs-raise-terror-turban-issue-with.html

Sikh leaders met US lawmakers during a week-long summit here and sought meaningful solutions to the issues of concerns to the community like discriminatory practices, hate crimes and the right to wear turban.

The 2010 Sikh Summit was organised by UNITED SIKHS as part of their...

Read more about Sikhs Raise Terror, Turban Issue With US Lawmakers

Hindus, Muslims Celebrate 'Malmaas' In Kashmir

May 10, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Oneindia News

http://news.oneindia.in/2010/05/10/hindusmuslims-celebrate-malmaas-inkashmir.html

Promoting communal harmony and brotherhood, Hindus and Muslims celebrated 'Malmaas', the extra month in the Hindu calendar, at the famous Martand Teerth Shrine in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag District on Monday.
Kashmiri Hindus expressed their joy over the involvement of both...

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Vaisakhi Celebrations Bring East Reading Streets to Life

May 6, 2010

Author: Linda Fort

Source: Reading Post

http://www.getreading.co.uk/news/s/2070590_vaisakhi_celebrations_bring_east_reading_streets_to_life

The colourful procession normally has the streets lined with spectators – but the chilly weather and rain meant the crowds were not as big as usual.

However it did not stop up to 700 of the faithful turning out to take part in the procession called...

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Vaisakhi Celebrations Bring East Reading Streets to Life

May 6, 2010

Author: Linda Fort

Source: Reading Post

http://www.getreading.co.uk/news/s/2070590_vaisakhi_celebrations_bring_east_reading_streets_to_life

The colourful procession normally has the streets lined with spectators – but the chilly weather and rain meant the crowds were not as big as usual.

However it did not stop up to 700 of the faithful turning out to take part in the procession called...

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Sikhs Seek New Home In Southington Temple

May 4, 2010

Author: Diane Church

Source: The New Britain Herald

http://www.newbritainherald.com/articles/2010/05/04/news/doc4be0d3592183e585284497.txt

Contrary to popular misconception, the building going up on West Street isn’t a mosque. It’s a Sikh temple, and the 200 or so families throughout Connecticut and Massachusetts who worship there practice Sikhism, a 500-year-old religion from the Punjab region of...

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New Gurdwara Coming Up In Manchester

May 4, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Yahoo News/The Indian Express

http://in.news.yahoo.com/48/20100504/1247/twl-new-gurdwara-coming-up-in-manchester.html

A new gurdwara is coming up in Manchester at a cost of two million pounds to cater to the religious needs of the growing numbers of Sikh worshippers living in the area.

The Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji Gurdwara Temple is being built on the premises of a former car...

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New Gurdwara Coming Up In Manchester

May 4, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Yahoo News/The Indian Express

http://in.news.yahoo.com/48/20100504/1247/twl-new-gurdwara-coming-up-in-manchester.html

A new gurdwara is coming up in Manchester at a cost of two million pounds to cater to the religious needs of the growing numbers of Sikh worshippers living in the area.

The Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji Gurdwara Temple is being built on the premises of a former car...

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Sikhs Seek New Home In Southington Temple

May 4, 2010

Author: Diane Church

Source: The New Britain Herald

http://www.newbritainherald.com/articles/2010/05/04/news/doc4be0d3592183e585284497.txt

Contrary to popular misconception, the building going up on West Street isn’t a mosque. It’s a Sikh temple, and the 200 or so families throughout Connecticut and Massachusetts who worship there practice Sikhism, a 500-year-old religion from the Punjab region of...

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Workplace Religious Freedom Bill Finds Revived Interest

May 3, 2010

Author: Lauren E. Bohn

Source: Beliefnet/Religion News Service

http://blog.beliefnet.com/news/2010/05/workplace-religious-freedom-bi.php

More than a decade after it was first introduced, an on-again off-again bill to protect employees' religious expression in the workplace is attracting renewed attention that could lead to action on Capitol Hill in coming weeks.

The Workplace Religious Freedom Act would revise and...

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Workplace Religious Freedom Bill Finds Revived Interest

May 3, 2010

Author: Lauren E. Bohn

Source: Beliefnet/Religion News Service

http://blog.beliefnet.com/news/2010/05/workplace-religious-freedom-bi.php

More than a decade after it was first introduced, an on-again off-again bill to protect employees' religious expression in the workplace is attracting renewed attention that could lead to action on Capitol Hill in coming weeks.

The Workplace Religious Freedom Act would revise and...

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2010 Mar 26

Pluralism Project Participates in World Parliament of Religions at Fenway High School

(All day)

Location: 

174 Ipswich Street, Boston, MA 02215
On Friday, March 26, 2010, fifteen representatives of various religious traditions participated in a panel discussion at the World Parliament of Religions day at Fenway High School in Boston. The panelists included Pluralism Project Research Associate Zachary Ugolnik (Eastern Orthodox); Alex Kern (Quaker), director of Cooperative Metropolitan Ministries; Harpreet Singh (Sikh), Harvard PhD student; and Rev. Hyunoh Kim of the Won-Buddhist Temple in Somerville. For the first part of the day, each of the representatives met with students who had studied their respective traditions in their... Read more about Pluralism Project Participates in World Parliament of Religions at Fenway High School

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