Sikhism

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Temple built to nurture Sikhism

By Austine OkandeNairobi, Kenya : Considered as one of the iconic buildings in Nairobi, Gurdwara Siri Guru Singh Sabha temple, which has maintained its structural authenticity to date, not only serves as a historic monument but also as a reminder of the ... [Published East African Standard - 3 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

French Sikh convert appalled at degeneration in Punjab politics

CHANDIGARH: He renounced his French citizenship for embracing Sikhism, came to India, married here and settled in Punjab. Living here since past many years, he is disappointed with the current politicians of Punjab who, according to him, have completely ... [Published Times of India - 4 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

'Unholy' plea to holy city

Arun Jaitley, the suave and witty lawyer and top BJP leader, is asking for votes in the name of piety. “This pavittar nagri (holy city) will weaken its credentials if apavittar (unholy) people or party get more votes here,” he told a public meeting in ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - 5 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Alive to reality, Akalis ride two horses

The ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) in Punjab has come a long way since its 75 anniversary of 1996 when it shed its Sikh 'panthic' religious moorings and became a party that represents the interests of all Punjabis. It has since opened its membership ... [Published The Hindu - Apr 22 2014]
Entities: Amritsar, Religion, Sikhism
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Local Sikhs celebrate festival

MIDDLETOWN — It is noisy and lively and colorful. It is filled with music and food and kinship. But if you wish to join in, you must first remove your shoes, cover your hair and wash your hands.The Vaisakhi festival, celebrated Sunday at the Gurudwara ... [Published Record Online - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Man charged with hate crime for attack on Sikh professor

A 20-year-old man was arrested Friday night in connection with an attack on School of International and Public Affairs professor Prabhjot Singh last September , police said on Saturday.Police arrested Christian Morales at 11:10 p.m. on Friday night. He ... [Published Columbia Spectator - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Vaisakhi 2014 Surrey Parade Draws 200,000 People

The rain held off as more than 200,000 people took in the annual Vaisakhi parade in Surrey, B.C., which celebrated the start of the new year and one of the most important events on the Sikh calendar.Organizers called Saturday's turnout the largest crowd ... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Apr 20 2014]
Entities: Sikhism, Organism, India
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Plymouth pupils studying Sikhism wrap up studies by learning to tie a turban

Comments (1)PUPILS learning about religion got hands-on as they learnt to tie a turban.Students at Marine Academy Plymouth (MAP) explored the Sikh faith, history and the lives of Sikhs in the country today - as well as learning about those who fought ... [Published Plymouth Herald - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Gallery 200000 flood Surrey streets for annual Vaisakhi parade

About 200, 000 people came out for Surrey’s annual Vaisakhi parade on Saturday. Vaisakhi – which celebrates the Punjab harvest time and the birthday of Sikhism (dating back to 1699) ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 20 2014]
Entities: Sikhism
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Shop around for new law

OPINION: Fancy nipping down to the pub this afternoon or a quick trip to the mall? Sorry, but because of a Christian festival celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ, you can't.You can get your hair cut today, Easter Sunday, assuming you can find ... [Published Taranaki Daily News - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Celebrating and remembering Sikh history at Khalsa Day Parade

Tens of thousands participated in the Vaisakhi Nagar Kirtan organized by Vancouver’s Khalsa Diwan Society last Saturday. Photo by Chandra BodaliaTHIS year more people than ever are expected to attend the popular Khalsa Day Parade organized by Dashmesh ... [Published Indo-Canadian Voice - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Young Sikhs hold turbans high

One recent afternoon, two dozen teenagers stayed late at Hoover Middle School in Potomac, Md., for a presentation on Jewish culture. They tasted matzoh brittle, spun dreidels, colored Purim masks and watched a video of a rabbi blowing a ram’s horn.Some ... [Published Washington Post - Apr 19 2014]

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Harvesting wheat at his fields, Rudel told TOI, "Politicians in Punjab are confined to making money and fighting each other. They don't focus on larger social issues of the state and have almost forgotten the concept of 'sarbat da bhala' (welfare of all). Today, Punjabis have stopped working in farms, become drug addicts and distanced themselves from hard work and have become money-centric."
...As Mr. Jaitley recently told this correspondent, "Our alliance has matured and settled over the years. We are natural allies as we represent the two main social groups [Hindus and Sikhs] in Punjab." While the Akalis have traditionally represented the Sikh peasantry in the villages, (roughly 60%) the BJP counts the urban Hindus (40%) among its voters...
...put in an application asking that I be allowed to practise my religion freely - I am a Jedi,' he said, writing in prisoners’ magazine Inside Time. "The written reply said "Whilst Jedi is a recognised religion according to the UK census, it is not recognised by the National Offender Management Service and we cannot change your religious record because of this"."
"In the winter, he would put napkins in his shoes" said his 14-year-old daughter, Karamjeet Kaur

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Temple built to nurture Sikhism [Published East African Standard - 3 hours ago]
French Sikh convert appalled at degeneration in... [Published Times of India - 4 hours ago]
'Unholy' plea to holy city [Published Calcutta Telegraph - 5 hours ago]
Alive to reality, Akalis ride two horses [Published The Hindu - Apr 22 2014]
With Over 1,200 Attendees, Health & Wellness Ex... [Published India New England - Apr 22 2014]
Jedi inmate unable to use the force as prison b... [Published Mail Online UK - Apr 21 2014]
Local Sikhs celebrate festival [Published Record Online - Apr 21 2014]
Vaisakhi 2014 Surrey Parade Draws 200,000 People [Published Huffington Post Canada - Apr 20 2014]
Watch: Sikh Vaisakhi parade brings hundreds of ... [Published Huddersfield Daily Examiner - Apr 20 2014]
Plymouth pupils studying Sikhism wrap up studie... [Published Plymouth Herald - Apr 20 2014]
Gallery 200000 flood Surrey streets for annual ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 20 2014]
Man charged with hate crime for attack on Sikh ... [Published Columbia Spectator - Apr 20 2014]
Pictorial mythology [Published Deccan Herald - Apr 19 2014]
Sufism in the subcontinent [Published Pakistan Today - Apr 19 2014]
Shop around for new law [Published Taranaki Daily News - Apr 19 2014]
Celebrating and remembering Sikh history at Kha... [Published Indo-Canadian Voice - Apr 19 2014]
Voices of Faith: How does your tradition view a... [Published Record Searchlight - Apr 19 2014]
Young Sikhs hold turbans high [Published Washington Post - Apr 19 2014]
Interfaith group ‘worried’ that ex-judge can ha... [Published Malay Mail - Apr 19 2014]
Top religious leaders gather in Long Beach, dec... [Published Balita - Apr 18 2014]
Religious leaders pray for peace [Published The Downey Patriot - Apr 18 2014]
Colorful LA Baisakhi Celebration Enthralls Thou... [Published India-West - Apr 18 2014]
Three Questions For Narendra Modi [Published Outlook India - Apr 17 2014]
NGO calls for special family court [Published The Sun Daily - Apr 17 2014]
The EEOC offers guidance on religious garb and ... [Published Inside Counsel - Apr 17 2014]
PS, some clarifications Narendra Modiji on your... [Published DNA India - Apr 17 2014]
Sikh community invite everyone to join Vaisakhi... [Published Reading Post - Apr 17 2014]
Lawyer: Non-Muslims can appear in Syariah court [Published Malaysian Bar Council - Apr 17 2014]
Sikh Empire relic bought by Calgary billionaire [Published Globe and Mail - Apr 17 2014]
Religious minorities better protected by Federa... [Published thestar.com.my - Apr 17 2014]
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Lawyer: Non-Muslims can appear in Syariah court [Published Malaysian Bar Council - Apr 17 2014]
©The Star (Used by permission)IPOH: A non-Muslim can be present at a Syariah court if he or she has been named a party in a suit, a counsel for a Muslim convert has contended.Asmuni Awi, who acted for Mohd Ridzuan Abdullah, the Muslim convert husband ...
The Lego Movie isn't a great film, it's a brill... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Feb 19 2014]
The Lego Movie should get a Cannes Lion Grand Prix for advertising. It sells the magic of plastic that can link generations Like the bricks from a Lego skyscraper that have been transformed into a train, spaceship, or dog house, the newly released ...
The Lego Movie’s got religion [Published Georgetown/On Faith - Feb 12 2014]
Legos got religion? Who knew? “The Lego Movie,” well-reviewed and making money by the brickyard, builds its story upon religious and moral themes. They don’t all snap together securely, but that’s in keeping with the rest of the film. Spoiler alert: ...
Jan. 30 on Canto Talk: Deadiest Blogger Barry J... [Published Temple of Mut - Jan 29 2014]
Dear Friends: Silvio Canto Jr. and I are delighted to have Deadliest Blogger Barry Jacobsen , our show’s military history expert extraordinaire, on the show this week to cover a wide array of news touching on previous shows, the military, and international ...
For India's Sikhs Amritsar casts a long shadow ... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Jan 15 2014]
India's politics bears the scars of the 1984 Golden Temple massacre – whether or not Britain had a role The history of the Sikhs in independent India is a history involving laughter and tears. On the one hand they were identified with both irrepressible ...
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