Sikhism

Recruiter Tells Sikh to Lose Facial Hair or Not Be Hired

November 7, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Sikh Coalition

http://www.sikhcoalition.org/advisories/lexushiring.htm

A Sikh who was told to shave his facial hair or not be hired filed a charge of discrimination last week with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Gurpreet Singh (Kherha) applied for an automotive sales position with Tri-County Lexus in Little Falls, New Jersey this past February. After completing two days of...

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Coalition Looks Forward to Working With an Obama Administration

November 5, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Sikh Coalition

http://www.sikhcoalition.org/advisories/2008President.htm

he Sikh Coalition, the nation's largest Sikh civil rights organization, congratulated President-elect Barack Obama on his election victory and offered its support for meeting the challenges of our time.

In a statement, the Coalition said:

"The Sikh Coalition offers its congratulations to President-elect Obama on his...

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Sikh Temple Election Votes Upheld

October 28, 2008

Author: Ryan McCarthy

Source: The Appeal-Democrat

http://www.appeal-democrat.com/news/temple_70355___article.html/election_court.html

An election at a Sikh temple in Yuba City, challenged in court over allegations that included two people in a voting booth at the same time, was upheld Monday by a Sutter County Superior Court judge.

"We're not here to impose our values on a religious organization," Judge Perry...

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Sikhs Find Community, Culture Away From Home

October 28, 2008

Author: Lawrence Gipson

Source: The Yale Daily News

http://www.yaledailynews.com/articles/view/26072

Before coming to college, Arjan Singh ’11 said his Sikh heritage permeated his life. But at Yale, he found that sense of community missing.

“Back home, every week on Saturdays, my family got together to meet with another Sikh family, to meditate and to sing hymns,” Arjan said. “Spirituality and religion are very rarely...

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Sikh Temple Planned for City's East End

October 27, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Star

http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/Sikh-temple-planned-for-city39s.4629697.jp

A new landmark will be appearing soon on Sheffield's horizon - a beautiful Sikh temple.

The new state-of-the-art temple is being built in Warren Street, Attercliffe, to accommodate South Yorkshire's growing Sikh population.

Since 1978 the Sikh community in South Yorkshire and Chesterfield has...

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Sikhs Prepare for Massive Celebration in India

October 24, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Reuters

http://in.reuters.com/article/topNews/idINIndia-36138020081024

Nearly 1 million Sikhs are preparing to descend on a small town in western India to mark three centuries of their religion.

Some will come on chariots or on horseback, dressed in traditional costumes that include a turban and a "kirpan" or dagger.

The celebration runs for a week from Oct. 27 to mark 300 years since the...

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An American Play by Sikh Youth Actors in Washington in Celebration of Sikh Scripture’s 300th Anniversary

October 23, 2008

Author: News Service

Source: Quami Ekta News Service

http://www.quamiekta.com/englishnews/p.php?q=1821

While contemplating how to get Non- Sikh Americans engaged in learning about Sikh Scriptures, Guru Granth Sahib, Guru Gobind Singh Foundation (GGSF) thought of staging an American play with ideas and quotations from the Sikh scriptures. With the big day of 300th anniversary of Guru Granth Sahib approaching, a thought process got started. Why not...

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Yuba City Sikh Parade Commemorates 300th Anniversary of Guru Granth Sahib

October 21, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Sikh Net

http://www.sikhnet.com/news/yuba-city-sikh-parade-commemorates-300th-anniversary-guru-granth-sahib

For the 29th straight year, Yuba City's Sikh community will welcome Sikhs from all over the world to celebrate one of the holiest days on the Sikh calendar. The three-day event runs from October 31st through November 2nd and commemorates the receipt by Sikhs of the Guru...

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Tercentenary of Guru Granth Sahib Coronation

October 20, 2008

Author: I P Singh

Source: Times of India/TNN

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/India/Tercentenary_of_Guru_Granth_Sahib_coronation/articleshow/3616597.cms

Lakhs of Sikhs as well as people from other faiths participated in the celebrations in connection with the tercentenary — 300 years — of Guruta Gadi Diwas (coronation) of Guru Granth Sahib on Sunday. The Guru Manyo Granth Jagriti...

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