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International Sikh Research Conference showcases the depth in global Sikh research.

ISRC 2016 held at the University of Warwick was a major success. The third International Sikh Research Conference (ISRC) showcased the research of University students as well as seasoned scholars of the Sikh faith. The conference was convened by Harjinder Singh Lallie (University of Warwick) and Gurinder Singh Mann (Director of the Sikh Museum Initiative). The event followed on from ...

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Rebuttal of Gurdarshan Singh’s attack on Charitropakhayan (Part III)

Continuing from Part II Rebuttal of Gurdarshan Dhillon’s comment about Sikh Scripture Sri Dasam Granth Gurdarshan Dhillon name calls Sri Dasam Granth because of Charitropakhayan. He is totally wrong as he has not understood its purpose. Charitropakhyan is a plot created by Guru Sahib in which there is an account of stories told by the wise minister to his King ...

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Construction starts for new building of Sikh Gurdwara in Sacramento

Sacramento, California: Sikh Society of Sacramento is managing a Sikh Gurudwara on Bradshaw road for more than 20 years. Management was trying to build a new building to meet requirement for increased Sikh Sangat for the past one decade. Project had been stalled for many years on one pretext or another. Finally they have approval permit from city to go ahead ...

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Guru Gobind Singh’s armour recreated in 3D

Guru Gobind Singh’s armour recreated in 3D Taran3D has joined with the Sikh Museum Initiative (SMI) to recreate one of the plates from the body armour of Guru Gobind Singh. The body armour commonly known as Charaina or four mirrors has been patterned to bring out the glory of this important historical item. The first phase of this project was unveiled ...

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Missionaries challenge Sikh Scriptures, History and Traditions

Sikhism is a relatively new religion. It became an organized religion ever since Guru Gobind Singh ji created khalsa in 1699 and gave a code of conduct. He ordained Kirpan, Kes, Kanga, Kachhehra and Kara to be worn by Sikhs. He also prescribed five transgressions for sikhs namely not to cut hair, not eating meat slaughtered by halal, no extra ...

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