Experience Sikhi

Experience Sikhi

As a complement to our immersive programs, we produce a variety of materials, including podcasts, books, articles and videos to keep you engaged.

Tipping Point or Historical Blip?

Liv Since the Panjab partition (1947), particularly after the 1984 events, the Sikh diaspora has been reflecting on the nature of its relationship with the homeland and India, the aspiration of Sikhs, and the place of the inherent sovereign spirit...

Vaisakhi Redux

Audience Vaisakhi 1699 did not happen in a vacuum. This webinar invites teens, adults, ANYONE interested in the history of the first Khalsa to join in a fascinating discussion pulling in the social, historical and political conditions which made the...

Sikhs: Being the best they can be

In a word, Sikhism is about community. To celebrate the establishment of the Khalsa, the community of the pure, by 10th Guru Gobind Singh in 1699, the Gursikh Sangat Hamilton-Wentworth invited the surrounding community Saturday to help celebrate what is...

Decoding the Numbers

Ever wondered, what is the meaning of words like tin tap, trai gun, cautha pad, nau nidhi? If you are struggling for an answer, this presentation will help you do just that! It will explore the religious, spiritual and cultural...

Dharam: Is Sikhi a Religion?

We examine the following lines from Japji Sahib: Mannay mugg na challey panth / mannay dharam seti sanbandh (Faith treads not sectarian ways/Faith stays steadfast in the Way) [GGS: 3]. Then, we delve into a discussion around the following questions: Is Guruji making a...

Reflections on Sidak 2012

Two of my fellow Sidakers from the class of 2012 have written wonderful blog posts that are succinct and tell you concisely what their Sidak experience was like. Please do give them a read: Santbir Singh on Sikhchic  “Why I’ll...

Friends of the Guru

Liv Who should attend?Anyone 5 years and older who is interested in knowing more about friends of the Gurus. What is the presentation about? Our friends play a very important role in our lives. What are some qualities of a friend?...

The Riddle of the Royal Seal!

The presentation will discuss Mudavani Mahala 5. A short sabad with high importance due to its conclusive nature, it is often termed as the essence of Guru Granth Sahib. Intriguingly the message is further revealed in an enigmatic language variously...

My Sovereign: Guru Gobind Singh

The Guru (perfection) dwells where the morality-ethics is beyond sins and virtues, deeds are not measured by world standards, thoughts on birth and death are not shadowed, time-movements of previous lives end, the Grace is the grandest magic and no gods or...

Granthis for Today & Tomorrow

This presentation attempts to initiate a community-wide dialogue on how we can create modern Granthis that are socio-politically relevant to the community today. It evokes a two dimensional approach that not only sets high standards of expectation from the Granthis,...

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