Tag Archives: Guru Nanak Dev

Pak Sikhs up against desecration of Guru Granth Sahib

Amritsar, Punjab: Anxious over rising incidents of desecration of Guru Granth Sahib in various cities of Sindh province in the past five months, Sikhs of Pakistan have decided to identify miscreants responsible for such acts and persuade them to mend their ways, failing which, legal action will be initiated against violators. Former president of Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (PSPGC) ...

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UK to open 8 Sikh ‘faith schools’ to inculcate tolerance

Middlesex, UK: Kingsley Hargoeavies, an 11 grade Catholic student, is on his knees as he sifts through some of the sacred hymns composed by Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev. More kids — Safina Qureshi, a grade six student, and her sibling Zain Qureshi — both of whom come from Islamic families, are meditating with their Sikh friend Harjinder Pal Singh inside ...

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Batala shrine comes alive to celebrate ‘Babe-da-viah’

Batala, Punjab: Gurdwara Kandh Sahib, seeped in a rich tapestry of Sikh history and culture because of its pious connection Guru Nanak Dev, was the cynosure of a million eyes as devotees thronged the place to pay obeisance on the occasion of the 526th marriage anniversary of the Guru. Among the devotees was 100-year-old Nand Singh who travelled from Dala ...

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Sikh intellectuals back Sidhu on his religious utterings

Amritsar, Punjab:  Sikh intellectuals have appealed to Jathedar of Akal Takht Giani Gurbachan Singh to examine the whole context in which BJP MP from Amritsar Navjot Singh Sidhu had used the religious song Naam Khumari Nanaka Charri Rahe Din Raat in a satirical form before taking any action against him. Sikh intellectual and a senior professor of Guru Nanak Dev ...

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Native soil art offers Pak Sikh rare solace

Amritsar: It took Bholla Javed months of hard work to complete oil painting of first Sikh master Guru Nanak Dev Ji. Bholla has used soil from Nankana Sahib, Guru Nanak’s birthplace, and bamboo shoots from trees grown there. The artist has also made a painting of Bhagat Singh, using soil from the freedom fighter’s birthplace at Chak Banga in Pakistan. ...

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