Tag Archives: Sikh Religion

US Sikhs applaud the lifting of ban on Kirpan at Gurdwara of Rochester, New York

Beverly Hills, California, USA: Judge Mathew A. Rosenbaum, Supreme Court Justice in State of New York today lifted all restrictions on carrying the ceremonial sword-‘Kirpan’ at Gurdwara of Rochester, a Sikh House of Worship in Rochester, New York. Due to a local dispute, the carrying of Kirpan was banned by a court in New York on May 2010, later to exempt ...

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Supreme court urged to rule on Sikh leader’s claim he is a ‘holy saint’

UK:- Sant Baba Jeet Singh and his followers want English courts to intervene in international dispute over ownership of gurdwaras The supreme court is considering whether it should rule on the spiritual status of a Sikh leader and examine his claim to be a “holy saint”. The highly unusual application made by Sant Baba Jeet Singh Ji Maharaj and his ...

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Holy City status for Nankana Sahib

Nankana Sahib,Pakistan: According to reports Pakistan has accorded the “holy city” status to Nankana Sahib – the birthplace of first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak Dev Ji. It is notable that Nankana Sahib is one of the most revered pilgrimage destinations for Sikhs around the world. The announcement was reportedly made by Pakistan’s interior minister Rehman Malik at a dinner hosted ...

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