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.
By: Mallika Kaur With India’s paramilitary in Amritsar for the 32nd anniversary of Operation Blue Star, survivors 200 km away challenge the prevailing narrative. As they drop their children off at schools, clock into factories, perform surgeries, drive taxis, and teach classes, many Sikhs around the world ride a wave
Drinking is considered a vice worldwide but still many adults drink. Children feel very embarrassed, ashamed, and sometimes even degraded if they find their father drinking alcohol and losing his self-control. They pity him but feel helpless. A few experiences with camp trainees, who did not approve drinking by their