Sikh businesses commit Rs9.71 bn for renovation of Gurdwaras in Pakistan

LONDON: A leading British Sikh philanthropist has announced to commit massive £500 million (Rs9.71 billion) injection into Pakistan Gurdwaras to respond to Pakistani state’s decision to establish the Kartarpur Corridor to facilitate Sikhs from all over the world into Pakistan to visit their holiest sites. Peter Virdee made the […]

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Michigan Schools Seek to Include the Study of Sikhism into Classroom Curriculum

indica News Bureau- On June 11, 2019, the world’s fifth largest religion, Sikhism, received approval by the Michigan Board of Education to be inculcated in the state’s social studies standards. Consequently, over a million public school students will now be able to acquire knowledge about this vibrant Indian religion. […]

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Man allegedly attacks multiple people at Okanagan Sikh Temple

A man, who may have be a priest, was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after being allegedly attacked inside the Okanagan Sikh Temple early Monday morning in Kelowna. RCMP say a 29-year-old man was acting aggressively towards others at the temple on 1100-block of Rutland Rd. […]

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What It’s Like To Be The First Woman In My Family To Choose An Interracial Marriage

Manjil Shrestha, Pixel 6 Studio The author and her husband at the beginning of their Sikh wedding ceremony, standing with their parents for a prayer. Growing up, my dad would repeat his house rule almost every week: When you get married, marry a Sikh. He couldn’t fathom that after […]

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Sikh Empire collector hopes to open dedicated museum

The London-based collector Davinder Toor holds one of the most significant collections of Sikh works in the US and the UK A gem-set and enamelled turban ornament (sarpech), India, probably Deccan, 19th century. Provenance: Family of General Hari Singh Nalwa (1791-1837), by descent. Toor Collection The collector Davinder Toor […]

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