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Sikh temple in Monroe holds groundbreaking

Governor Phil Murphy named Gurbir Grewal as attorney general. Brian Johnston (Photo: ~Courtesy of Guru Nanak Sikh Heritage Center) MONROE – Saturday’s groundbreaking ceremony of the Guru Nanak Sikh Heritage Center in Monroe drew 1,000 followers and supporters to the … Continue reading

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Turban-tying event to help Kiwis better understand Sikhism

NEW ZEALAND Turban-tying event to help Kiwis better understand Sikhism Harvin Singh Hans (back) demonstrates how to put on a turban on a member of the public. Photo / Sikh Youth NZ People from all backgrounds will get the chance … Continue reading

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Get Religion blog says Vancouver Sun ‘gets’ Sikhs

Get Religion writer Julia Duin said when a religion writer tries "to get into the heads of one newsworthy group and explain all their contradictions to his readers, such writing humanizes that minority greatly." [PNG Merlin Archive] When I recently … Continue reading

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Sikh leaders say they are embarrassed by Greenwood temple fight

Sikh martial artists perform with the chakar during Yudh 2014, a gatka tournament, at Gurdwara Sahib in Greenwood, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. Brent Drinkut/The Star Buy Photo Leaders of the Central Indiana Sikh community say the brawl that broke out … Continue reading

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History made in Arizona: Sikh MMA athlete first to wear turban in UFC fight

This mixed-martial-arts fighter made history Saturday night at Gila River Arena. (Source: 12 News) GLENDALE, Ariz. – A Sikh mixed-martial-arts fighter became the first UFC athlete to enter the octagon wearing a turban, during Saturday night’s event at Gila River … Continue reading

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