By: Lakhpreet Kaur South Asian cultures have had a diverse and, at times, contradictory attitudes towards women. Through the ups and downs of women’s empowerment in society, the Gurus offer a steadfast and timeless way of honoring women through Sikhi. To commemorate Global Sikh Women’s Day (March 6) and International Women’s Day (March
By: Dr. Gurbaksh Singh A big youth gathering was held at gurudwara Sukh Chain-ana near Phagwara during the late seventies. At that time, there was a joint government of Hindus and Sikhs in Panjab as it is today (1997). I was working as a professor at the Panjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana.
By: Clement Nocos Photographs by: Arkan Zakharov Meet the man who just might be the new face of Canada’s New Democratic Party. Jagmeet Singh looks the way you hope a progressive politician would. Recently, BuzzFeed anointed him the “most stylish politician in Canada by like a million kilometers.” He’s the first turban-wearing
By: Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa Op-Ed Warning: this article contains explicit language. You may remember the spoken word poet, Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa from Australia’s Got Talent, where she defended the Sikh identity, stood up for Sikh women’s rights, and embraced her fiercely Kaur lifestyle. In this piece, she shares her journey of
By: Gurbaksh Singh In the mid-eighties, an international seminar was held on the Sikh faith in Detroit, Michigan, USA. The speakers were invited by the president of the gurdwara to address the Sangat briefly on Sunday. After morning kirtan, the author and other speakers gave lectures for seven to ten
By: S. Gurbaksh Singh Panjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana is not only my amla mater but I also worked there as a professor for a long time. While performing my duties as a teacher, I learned an important lesson from a problem-student. In every school/college we find students of all shades.