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The Most Beautiful Building in the World – Defended by Sikh Warriors

Harmandir Sahib: The Golden Temple Imagine the most beautiful building in the world and then add to that unbelievable beauty with a cover pure gold. But even the richest billionaire on the planet couldn’t buy this exquisite piece of real estate because it’s the holiest site in the Sikh religion. The opulence of northern India’s Golden Temple of Punjab – ...

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Rare books on Maharaja Ranjit Singh up for grabs at London auction

A unique collection of books on Maharaja Ranjit Singh and his times, accounts of the Lahore Durbar and insights into the daily life of the Sikh Court during the reign of Maharaja Dalip Singh are part of the forthcoming London sale devoted to antiquarian books and photographs from the 19th century. These books are all part of a private library ...

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Greek media report on Gurdwara attacks of 21 September 2014.

Sikh Gurdwara shot at in Marathon 29/09/14 GREECE – Dimitris Angelidis Around 3.15 in the morning on Sunday, September 21, a rural black Toyota exited the Sikh Gurdwara in Marathon, climbed the sidewalk and stopped just behind a bus parked at night on one side of the courtyard. Then, as per the security camera, the vehicle drove back, reached the ...

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Deccani Sikhs: Punjabi by nature?

For the past 10 years, Sajjan Singh, an engineer in Hyderabad, has been chasing the stories of his people, the Deccani Sikhs, and seen them disappear like rabbits down a hole — old reports commissioned by central or state minority commissions would cancel their own oral histories or only highlight part of it; new leads would pop up with the ...

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Sikh History: The 21 Sikhs of Saragarhi

A small body of Sikhs defended a vital North-West Frontier post against 10,000 Afridi and Orakzai attackers. Tomorrow marks the 117th anniversary of their heroic effort. Britain’s Parliament interrupted proceedings and rose to give a standing ovation on 12 September 1897 to 21 valorous soldiers — all of them Sikhs — for what was undoubtedly a tremendous act of collective ...

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