Gurudwara Sahib Dasmesh Darbar – Surrey

Gurudwara Sahib Dasmesh Darbar – Surrey

Gurdwara Sahib Dasmesh Darbar was formed in 1998 to help combat the growing issues affecting the Sikh community both locally and globally. Since its formation, the Gurdwara Sahib has continuously held programs to benefit and promote the Sikh way of life. Aside from the regular Gurdwara Darbar program, classes for children to learn Punjabi/Gurmukhi, Sikh History and Gurbani are held on a evening classes basis. The Gurdwara Sahib has always actively supported local Sikh Youth…

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Washington set to celebrate its biggest Diwali bash

Washington set to celebrate its biggest Diwali bash

Around 1,200 people from across the US, including powerful lawmakers, diplomats and eminent Indian-Americans are set to attend the largest-ever Diwali celebrations at the US Capitol. Organised by Congressional Caucus on India and Indian-Americans, the third-annual Diwali event at the US Capitol is being joined by top community organisations from across the nation. “The third annual event will bring lawmakers, advocates, and organisations together from all over the country to recognise the contributions the South…

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A Sikh Man Branded As ‘Osama’ By A Popular US Restaurant

A Sikh Man Branded As ‘Osama’ By A Popular US Restaurant

It’s been four years since Osama Bin Laden’s death but racial discrimination in the US seems to know no bounds. While stories such as the Khalsa Aid helping Syian refugees or a Sikh man using his turban to save a boy’s life warm our hearts immensely, incidents of racism and cultural discrimination do the exact opposite. As if racial profiling in the States wasn’t enough, prejudices against the Sikh community in general adds more murk…

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Gurdwara Pehli Patshahi, Bushehr, Iran

Gurdwara Pehli Patshahi, Bushehr, Iran

Gurdwara Pehli Patshahi (Gurdwara of the first Master) at Bandar-e-Bushehr the main port on the Iranian coast located across the Persian Gulf from present day Al Kuwayt, (28.9184° N 50.8382° E), was a popular stopping point for Muslim Pilgrims on the yearly Hajj in the days of Guru Nanak. Guru Nanak Sahib stopped over at this port during his visit to Mecca (Saudi Arabia) as a ‘Hajji’ in 1519-20. Before rounding Arabia and sailing up…

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