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Sikh Tempe Holding Open House To Raise Awareness About Religion

There are a lot of things the general public doesn’t know about the Sikhs. Like, for instance, they are the fifth-largest religion in world, bigger than Judaism, and about 4,000 to 5,000 Sikhs live here in the Valley. And, also kind of important, how they pronounce their name. Now, […]

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The Series of Photographs Uploaded…

The Series of Photographs Uploaded...

How does one tackle a racist slur when it stares you in the face? A recent post has emerged on social media that might perhaps lend a cue. Simran Jeet Singh, an Indian-origin man in the US, put out a tweet on Thursday, pointing out the blatant injustice of […]

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Sikh community to hand out free refreshments in Nicosia on Saturday

Sikh community to hand out free refreshments in Nicosia on Saturday

On Saturday, members of the Sikh community in Cyprus will be handing out free cold refreshments on Ledra Street and Solomou Square from 9.30am to 1.30pm as part of Chabeel Day celebrations. Chabeel Day, which takes place across the world refers to a tradition of Sikhs, where on hot […]

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Some kind of Sikh joke? Bearded men who ‘terrified families after storming a Sydney cinema shouting Allahu Akbar’ were not Muslims – but turban-wearing INDIANS offended by Baywatch

Some kind of Sikh joke? Bearded men who 'terrified families after storming a Sydney cinema shouting Allahu Akbar' were not Muslims - but turban-wearing INDIANS offended by Baywatch

Four bearded ‘Middle Eastern’ men accused of storming a western Sydney cinema shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ were in fact local Sikhs unimpressed with Baywatch who started acting silly. The turban-wearing foursome went to see the film version of the 1990s TV series at the Hoyts cinema in Blacktown earlier this […]

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10 things to know about Sikhs

10 things to know about Sikhs

I have two reactions to the “We are Sikhs” television ads. How sad it is that Sikhs, who have been in the United States since the 19th century, still have to tell their story. And how smart it is for Sikh leaders to mount this extensive effort to get […]

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