Sikhism

Sikh Temple No Sanctuary, Minister Says

January 12, 2008

Author: Kim Bolan

Source: The Vancouver Sun

http://www.canada.com/vancouversun/news/westcoastnews/story.html?id=4d7e8e27-647c-45cc-8eb7-556c6105fe4b

The Surrey Sikh temple where Laibar Singh has taken sanctuary received a letter from the Canada Border Services Agency on Friday saying it still intends "to take the necessary steps to enforce this removal order."

The Vancouver Sun obtained a...

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GGSSC Canada's Supersikh Competition Draws 360 Participants

January 11, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: SikhNet News

http://www.sikhnet.com/sikhnet/news.nsf/NewsArchive/3D1E244A4CEB3D70872573CD007CA638

Guru Gobind Singh Study Circle (GGSSC) Canada, pulled together an innovative competition, which attracted almost 575 registrations last weekend. Participants were asked to share their favorite sakhis on blister boards or on powerpoint and the winner was declared a SUPERSIKH. The winners also...

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SYLC Impacts Lives of Sikh Youth

January 8, 2008

Source: India Post News Service

http://indiapost.com/article/communitypost/1787/

LOS ANGELES: The Sikh Youth Leadership Council (SYLC) is the joint vision of two high school students Japji J. Sethi and Gurbani M. Sethi. The organization was started last year to help young students in junior high, high school and college find mentors in specific careers that students personally identify.

"I reached a point when I had to decide which colleges I wanted to apply to and...

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Livingston Sikhs Sue Temple Leaders to View Records

January 7, 2008

Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune

Wire Service: AP

http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/state/20080107-1058-ca-brf-sjvalley-sikhtempledispute.html

LIVINGSTON – Some Livingston Sikhs are suing their temple's leaders to gain access to the church's financial records.

The temple members say they want to see whether the Peach Avenue temple's money has been mishandled over the last two decades...

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Happy Birthday Party Held for the Beloved 10th Guru

January 7, 2008

Author: James Dowd

Source: Commercialappeal.com

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2008/jan/07/happy-birthday-party-held-for-the-beloved-10th/

One by one, the worshipers at Gurdwara Sahib on Sunday approached the holy text, bowed and prayed.

Later, a priest chanted and sang in Punjabi as more than 200 Sikhs celebrated the life of Gobind Singh, the last human guru.

"This is about the...

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Sikh Federation Urges Sikhs in Punjab to Unite on Turban Issue

January 3, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: PunjabNewsline

http://www.punjabnewsline.com/content/view/7618/38/

Sikh Federation (UK) urges Sikh leadership in Punjab to unite and take up Dastaar issue during French President’s India visit

The Sikh Federation (UK) has called on the entire Sikh leadership in Punjab not to miss the opportunity of exerting pressure regarding the dastaar issue prior on the French President, Nicholas Sarkozy visiting India...

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Over 400 Kids Participate in Historical Course on the Teachings of Sikh Gurus

January 2, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: SikhNet

http://www.sikhnet.com/sikhnet/news.nsf/NewsArchive/AF925D92ED3BA8A2872573C4005B4B56

Guru Gobind Singh Study Circle (GGSSC) Canada, conducted their 4th Sikhism Course in Toronto-Canada, which was based on the life stories of First 5 Sikh Gurus. The multimedia state-of-the-art presentation coupled with innovative interaction with the participants has become a popular formula with the...

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Sikh Community in US Shocked over Indian Restaurateurs' Killing

December 30, 2007

Source: The Times of India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Indians_Abroad/Sikh_community_in_US_shocked_over_Indian_restaurateurs_killing/articleshow/2662083.cms

SILICON VALLEY: The killing of two Sikh brothers in their restaurant at Bay Area in California has shocked the community which suspected it to be the result of hate crime.

The two Indian-American restaurateurs -- 30-year...

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