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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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Sikhs in the West are not entertaining any Indian Political Party anymore

Punjab Congress president Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday cancelled his plans to hold political rallies in Toronto and Vancouver following request from Canada’s foreign ministry. However, he would be meeting and interacting with the Punjabi diaspora during his six-day visit to Canada that begins on April 23. Amarinder was informed on phone by Indian foreign secretary Dr S Jaishanker that ...

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Racist who vandalised Sikh Gurdwara to serve community service penalty at same Gurdwara

A 21-year-old man, who vandalised a gurdwara with hateful anti-ISIS graffiti following the San Bernardino shootings, has been sentenced to 80 hours of community service at the place of worship he targeted and 240 hours of graffiti clean-up. Brodie Durazo pleaded guilty to charges of misdemeanor vandalism and vandalism of religious property in exchange for serving 80 hours at the ...

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