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,...

Leaders unite in support of Sikhs in wake of attack

The local Sikh community gathered in a Jewish sanctuary for a memorial service Wednesday night to mourn their six peers killed in the Wisconsin temple shooting Sunday and to find comfort in the hundreds of civic and religious leaders who...

Diverse clergy celebrate religious liberty

A group of diverse clergy and lay leaders celebrated the nation's right to religious liberty Tuesday with a worship and prayer service at the headquarters of the San Antonio archdiocese. They sang patriotic songs, recited prayers from their religious traditions...

Sikh Research Institute hosts Wisdom Day

SAN ANTONIO, TX— Sikh Research Institute (SikhRI) hosted Infinite Wisdom Day 2011 on 7 July at the Concept Therapy Institute in San Antonio. The theme for this year, “Resistance, Rebellion and Revolution,” was discussed by a panel of nine local...

Interactive Educational Events Strengthen Sikh Families

San Antonio- SikhRI's mission of bringing relevant and innovative educational tools to the Sikh community, drives the organization to design programming that recognizes that learning is a life-long process. Many from the communities where SikhRI holds events have been expressing...

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