Until the end of World War II, Shinto was the state religion in Japan. Even today, pilgrims still throng to the 80,000 shrines, praying for the fulfillment of their personal dreams. The religion, which has no sacred texts, also venerates trees, mountains and rocks.
In the beginning was the rainbow. According to the Shinto creation...
New York City, New York: The New York Police Department, in response to UNITED SIKHS’ intervention, has charged a 36 year old New Yorker, Anthony Bryant, with Hate Crime Offences in relation to an incident last October, after initially treating the assault on a taxi driver, Avtar Singh Dhanjal, as a lesser complaint of criminal mischief.
New York, NY (February 26, 2007) - The Sikh Coalition and Grassroots Initiative are proud to announce the opening this week of "Fighting Prejudice with Votes: Sikhs in New York" a photo exhibition at the Queens Museum of Art by photographer Sarah Tew. The photo exhibition marks the first time a Sikh-centered photo exhibition has been displayed at any museum in New York.
Washington D.C. - February 27, 2007: Yesterday, the Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund (SALDEF), the nation’s oldest national Sikh American civil rights and advocacy organization, met with Federal Bureau of Investigation Director, Robert S Mueller III.
Navneet Singh Narula honored with the “Humanitarian Award” at the 11th Annual Multicultural Prism Awardsâ„¢ gala. His passion and commitment for non-profit work and the children of the world affected by natural disasters have earned him this well deserved recognition.
'The Japanese are, it is true, commonly said to be an irreligious people. They say so themselves. . . . The average, even educated European strikes the average educated Japanese as strangely superstitious, unaccountably occupied with supra-mundane matters. The Japanese simply cannot be brought to comprehend how a 'mere person' such as the Pope,...
Washington D.C. -- The Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund (SALDEF) and the management of the Tri-State Sikh Cultural Society have invited the Pittsburgh Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to speak with the community on Sunday January 7, 2006.