Tag Archives: Guru Nanak Dev Ji

Scholars discuss Gurbani interpretation

Amritsar, Punjab: The Centre of Studies in Sri Guru Granth Sahib of Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) organised a special symposium on “Gurbani interpretation: Problems and possibilities” at its conference hall today. The seminar was dedicated to Sthapana Diwas (installation day) of Sri Guru Granth Sahib. The conference was presided over by GNDU Vice-Chancellor (VC), Prof AS Brar, and inaugurated by ...

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Punjab Assembly approves resolution to make Guru Nanak’s birthday a public holiday

Lahore, Pak: Sardar Ramesh Singh, the first Sikh member of the Punjab Assembly, tabled a resolution requesting that the birthday of Guru Nanak, founder of Sikhism, be made a public holiday. Ramesh Singh is a member of Pakistan Muslim League — Nawaz (PML-N) and the resolution was approved in the Punjab Assembly on Wednesday. The passing of the resolution comes just ...

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Sikh scholar speaks of Guru’s peace message at Vatican

New Delhi: Sikh scholar Mohinder Singh took Guru Nanak’s message of peaceful co-existence to the world stage last week. The occasion was International Prayer for Peace, a two-day congregation of representatives of different faiths to appeal for reconciliation in Syria. Attended by 350 delegates, it was hosted by the Community of Sant’Egidio and officially supported by the Head of the ...

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The Importance of Women’s Voices In Film

US: As an avid movie-goer and an even bigger Harry Potter fan, my ears always perk up when I hear reference made to my favorite magical characters. As I go through life meeting people who claim to be like Ron or Harry, I am always excited to meet young women who identify with Hermione Granger. This intelligent, politically active, fierce ...

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Tourism Dept team visits Golden Temple

Amritsar, Punjab: A day after a news report was published in Amritsar Tribune regarding a rare fresco on the verge of vanishing near the Golden Temple, a team of the Department of Tourism today visited the site and showed keen interest in preserving the wall painting. “This is a rare wall painting depicting the first Sikh master Guru Nanak Dev ...

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