1st Quarter Communiqué

Vahiguru ji ka Khalsa, Vahiguru ji ki Fatih! For me, April means the opportunity to wish you a very enriching Vaisakhi and to share with you what we have been up to at SikhRI for the past three months. May...

SikhRI & Ensaaf Team Up for Children

How can we deal with the two extreme emotions encompassing the 1984 Ghallughara (anti-Sikh pogroms) and Bandi Chor Divas (Freedom Day), within the same week? Let us turn to the Guru to reflect and respond. Harinder Singh takes us on...

The SikhRI Communiqué

As 2017 begins, we at SikhRI are excited about the year ahead. The year past expanded our horizons and allowed us to do more than we thought was possible. This year, our focus will be devoted to our community.First, all...

Empower us to serve You!

Vahiguru ji ka Khalsa, Vaihiguru ji ki Fatih! There are approximately 30 million Sikhs in the world. Our collective unifying factor amidst our varying diversity is the Infinite Wisdom enshrined in the Guru Granth Sahib. There are indeed many organizations...

Training the Trainers

On Saturday, February 27, 2010,  I attended an all-day Level 2 teacher training session at my gurdwara in Norwalk, Connecticut. Our Khalsa School has been using the Sojhi curriculum for the past two years and the administrators and staff felt...

Learning never to forget

Kultar’s Mime depicts the aftermath of the horrific 1984 Sikh massacre Kultar’s Mime, a dramatised long poem, not only depicts the painful aftermath of the 1984 Sikh carnage, but also brings to the fore the actual facts of the event....

Mime and memories

After being staged more than 28 times internationally and across India since 2014, the English play, Kultar’s Mime: Stories of 1984, is now set to debut in Mumbai, this weekend. The play narrates a story of four young victims of...

Lovers with Language and Beauty of Panjab

Fascinating! Folktales! Punjab! These three words together instantly captured my attention. I was further hooked when I realized this set of three board books was for children. As a mother of 1-year old twins and an educator, I am always...

A World Was Waiting to be Born

Kartarpur? (City of Creator) and 'Begampura' (City without Sorrow) are the Guru's (the perfection) vision of purposeful living, as articulated in the Guru Granth Sahib, the Sikh scriptural canon. They are described as achievable utopias. In the spiritual domain of...

Students remember Sikh temple shooting victims

More than 60 people huddled together with candles in hand on the steps of Brower Commons for an interfaith vigil in memory of the seven Sikhs who died Aug. 5 after a shooting at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek,...

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