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Acceding to a long-pending demand of the Sikh community, Indian Parliament today passed an amendment bill by voice vote allowing the Sikhs to register their marriages under the Anand Marriage Act instead of the Hindu Marriage Act.
After the act gets approval of the President of India, the Sikhs will be…
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Sikh police officers in the American capital will be allowed to wear turbans, beards and other religious items while on the job.
The new uniform policy announced by Washington DC police Chief Cathy Lanier Wednesday makes it the first major metropolitan police department in the US to permit Sikhs to maintain their articles of faith.
Developed with the Sikh American Legal Defence and Education Fund (SALDEF), the new police policy states…Continue
Added by Amarjit Singh Gupta on June 9, 2012 at 8:28 — No Comments
The 25th General to lead the world's second largest army is one of its most decorated serving soldiers today, says Group Captain Tarun Kumar Singha, VSM.
General Bikram Singh PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, SM, VSM, ADC assumes charge as the Chief of Army Staff on May 31, 2012. It is no coincidence that the 25th General to lead the world's second largest army is indeed one of its most decorated serving soldiers today.
Commissioned on March 31, 1972,…
London, June 1 (ANI):
A British Pakistani has been arrested in connection with an assault on a Sikh woman in the British city of Luton on Monday.
Anan Majid Basharat, 19,…Continue
Khalsa lives a life-pure, a life-divine. He/She lives a life of Divine Sample, a life of an Holy Instrument in the Hands of the Divine. Khalsa lives in the Divine and Khalsa dies for the Divine.
Added by Amarjit Singh Gupta on May 21, 2012 at 12:29 — No Comments
As to those women on whose part you suspect disobedience admonish them first, next refuse to share their beds, and then beat them…..from Quran.
The Code of Manu(The religious scripture of the Hindus) states, "In childhood a female must be subject to her father, in youth to her husband, then to her sons; a woman must never be independent. There is no God on earth for a woman than her husband.....She must on the death of her husband allow herself to be burnt alive on the same…Continue
Sikhi and Women
In a climate where all regions considered Women as inferior. No more than property
owned by men, Guru Nanak Dev li, the founder of Sikh', shocked the entire society by…
My real name is not Juliet and my soon-to-be-husband and I did not kill each ourselves in a passionate love…Continue
About Hacienda de Guru Ram Das
Hacienda de Guru Ram Das (HGRD) is a vibrant spiritual community of 350 people living in Northern New Mexico just outside the City of Española. While many of the members of our community practice Sikh and 3HO lifestyles, our ashram welcomes all faiths in the philosophy that an ashram is a place where spiritual seekers join together to study, grow and excel.
The ashram was founded by Yogi Bhajan in 1970,…Continue
by Alessandra Khalsa
It was the summer of 1998 and I was lounging in the passenger seat of my friend’s car. Spots of sunlight touched us as we made our way through the winding road of trees. I looked up at the bright green, waving leaves and was suddenly struck by the most vivid vision I had ever experienced. Smiling green eyes looked down at me from a round little face, framed by very…Continue
Added by Amarjit Singh Gupta on March 28, 2011 at 13:16 — No Comments
Some of the Sindhi Sehajdharis who joined the Khalsa Panth recently would meet the Jathedar of Akal Takht in Amritsar to seek guidance for maintaining “maryada” in gurdwaras in Pakistan.
Amritsar - While the Sikh leadership in India, especially in Punjab, is worried over rising trend of ‘patitpuna’ (apostate), a large number of [Sindhi Sehajdharis] in Pakistan,…
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Let's Celebrate March 14th
- Gurgaddi Diwas of Guru Har Rai ji, as
Sikh Environment Day
Partake in making Mata Dhart - livable and lovable for future generations!
The reported marriage of Alexandra Aitken, daughter of former British cabinet minister Jonathan Aitken, to Sardar Inderjot Singh is only the latest instance here of a woman from the West seeking spiritual bliss in Sikhism.
There are at least three recent instances of high-profile Western women converting to Sikhism after marrying amritdhari Sikhs and choosing to settle down in this city.
K. Peterson, hailing…Continue
Added by Amarjit Singh Gupta on January 18, 2011 at 17:30 — No Comments
The real life story goes like this which i picked up from the Sikhnet.com
Power of Gurbani
Loose translation from a book by Giani Amar Singh jee…