California: According to reports a Southern California school district has allowed Sikh students to wear the Kirpan in school. It is learnt that at least three high school students in the Jurupa Unified School District will be allowed to wear the approximately 2-inch Kirpan at school after ensuring certain safety measures. Sikh Kirpan – is a sword that is considered ...Read More »
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Rubabi Bhai Lal passes away; He was 17th generation descendent of Bhai Mardana Ji
Lahore,Pakistan: Rubabi Bhai Lal has passed away. He was 17th generation descendent of Bhai Mardana Ji – a companion of first Sikh Guru, Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji. He was undergoing treatment in a hospital at Lahore as he had suffered a heart attack few days back. Bhai Lal was know for his distinct and traditional way of performing Gurbani ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
Takhat Sri Hazur Sahib Joining the Green Pilgrimage.
Hyderabad,India: On the 7th day of the U.N.’s COP 11 of the Convention on Biological Diversity in Hyderabad, eleven of India’s holy towns and cities came together to launch the India chapter of the international Green Pilgrimage Network (GPN). EcoSikh brought the two historical Sikh Pilgrim cities Sri Amritsar and Sri Hazur Sahib, Nanded at this launch today at Hotel ...Read More »