Sikhism

Interfaith Fellowship Day Speakers Build Bridges and Embrace Diversity

February 18, 2011

Author: Faith Hampton

Source: The Sun News

http://blog.cleveland.com/sunmessenger/2011/02/interfaith_fellowship_day_spea.html

Building bridges and embracing diversity was an easy topic for the speakers at the Interfaith Fellowship Day on Feb. 7.

 

The event was at Executive Caterers of Landerhaven.

 

Illene Rosewater, planning committee co-Chair, said this was the event’s...

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Sikh Students Can Wear Dagger In Plymouth-Canton Schools, but With Modifications

January 31, 2011

Author: David Lawrence

Source: The Detroit Free-Press

http://www.freep.com/print/article/20110131/NEWS02/110131014/Sikh-students-can-wear-dagger-Plymouth-Canton-schools-modifications

The Plymouth-Canton school district has opted to allow Sikh students to wear a small, religious dagger to school.

 

The decision reverses a ban put in place in December...

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Sikh Shrine In Baghdad Lives On In Memories

January 26, 2011

Author: Anwar Faruqi

Source: Yahoo News

http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20110126/wl_mideast_afp/religionsikhsiraqindiashrine

A desolate courtyard surrounded by fields of mournful graves is all that remains of an ancient shrine to the Sikh faith?s founder Guru Nanak inside a sprawling Muslim cemetery in Baghdad.

 

War, insurgents or looters have wiped any trace of a historical footnote that had preserved...

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Sikh Professor Teaches Religion At CLU

January 21, 2011

Author: Jean Cowden Moore

Source: The Ventura County Star

http://www.vcstar.com/news/2011/jan/21/sikh-professor-teaches-religion-at-clu/

Rahuldeep Singh Gill tends to stand out at California Lutheran University, where he is the only religion professor who is not Christian.

 

Gill is a Sikh, a popular religion in the Punjab state of India, where he was born. And he wears a dastar, or turban, setting him...

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Livingston Sikhs Celebrate Lohri

January 14, 2011

Author: Mike North

Source: The Merced Sun-Star

http://www.mercedsunstar.com/2011/01/14/1729308/livingston-sikhs-celebrate-lohri.html

A big fire burned outside the Gurdwara Sahib Temple on Peach Avenue on Thursday evening as part of its Lohri celebration.

 The festivities, which commonly include bonfires, once were reserved for weddings and births. Although that is still the case for many families,...

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Sikhs Celebrate 345th Birthday Of Last Of the Ten Gurus

January 11, 2011

Author: Narinder Nanu

Source: The Calgary Herald

http://www.calgaryherald.com/technology/Gallery+Sikhs+celebrate+345th+birthday+last+Gurus/4092308/story.html

These are days of devotion, pageantry, observance and joy for Sikhs who are in the midst of the 345th Prakash Utsav birthday celebration for Guru Gobind Singh, the last of the Ten Gurus of Sikhism. Thousands of people have packed the...

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