Category: Community

A Dish and a Wish

After the attacks on the Golden Temple complex, the Siri Singh Sahib established a monthly 6th-of-the-month Gurdwara to honor the sacrifices offered in dedication to the Khalsa Panth.  In a Gurdwara lecture dated March 6, 1993, he explained,"So it is a privileged day today, it's the sixth, we celebrate every sixth, the day of the Akal Takhat,
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Food 4 Kids – Supported by Sikhs Feed People

Food 4 Kids NM is a small organization in rural New Mexico, USA which supports low income school children by providing them with bags of food to take home over the weekend.  These children qualify to be part of the school district's food program which provides 2 daily meals to children on school days.  Often
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Guru Gaddi Day Parade Yuba City

We ourselves have a full house: children & grandchildren, in-laws, friends and yoga students. On Friday & Saturday Gurukar Singh from Bolinas - for maybe the 25 th year in a row - drives to our house, puts his mat & sleeping pad behind the couch, and goes to work. A farmer friend, Kulwant Singh Johl and his brother, for as
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The Parliament of World’s Religions

The World Parliament of Religions was a wonderful environment where people of all faiths and those who were interested in building unity of faith in the world gathered together to address the Global issues of our day.  Economic inequality, sustainability, global warming and care of the indigenous cultures, peace and women’s equality and rights were a few
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NY Interfaith Walk Draws on Diversity

This article is courtesy of the Sikh Dharma Ministry New York is a culturally diverse place colored with an amazing collection of very alive cultural centers and religious communities. My husband and I live in Park Slope, Brooklyn, where it is an odd church that has not been converted to a condominium or health
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Seva in Asia

Over the past 15 years the teachings have spread out to many countries and a community has been established of diverse nationalities, cultures and languages. The region includes the people of Asia Pacific including Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Australia, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Nepal, Bhutan, Phillipines, Indonesia, India, Israel. In
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Guruka Langar

The Guru’s Kitchen There are many memorable aspects of a Sikh Gurdwara program, but most first-time visitors are surprised and delighted by the wonderful food that is freely served to the congregation at the conclusion of every gurdwara program. This serving of food is a long-standing tradition called, Guru ka Langar (the Guru’s kitchen)
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