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Sexuality In Sikhi

Sexuality is a polarizing topic, which people often turn to religion seeking concrete moral pronouncements. This presentation seeks to understand...

The Messiah Is Here … and It Is Us

We all suffer at times, weighed down with personal traumas, disappointments and regrets.   According to the Buddhists, the primary...

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...

Two Bouquets: In Memory of Sardarni Mohinder Kaur

SARDARNI MOHINDER KAUR  [September 24, 1921 - March 22, 2011]. She was Honorary Director of Dr. Balbir Singh Sahitya Kendra,...

Guru Angad: The Epitome of Obedience

Today, the 4th day of the month of Assu (September 18), we celebrate the gurgaddi divas [The Coronation Day] of Guru Angad,...

The Stages of Human Life

I sat there listening to kirtan at a housewarming. I don’t really remember what year it was and  I do...

Holi: Color Me What?

I have taken some time off to be Mr. Mom while my wife is on a work assignment in India....

What is Nitnem?

The term Nitnem in a generic sense refers to the daily discipline (nit = daily; nem = rule, norm, regularity)...

Buttons, Jump Ropes, and Chocolate Cake: Creating an unforgettable Gurpurab experience for children

Every year, when December rolls around, there is much buzz about the holiday season. From Hanukah to Kwanzaa and, of course,...

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