Category: Service/Seva

Meeting at US Department of State

October 22, 2019 Simran Singh Khalsa participated in an intense meetings at the U.S. Department of State in Washington DC, representing Sikh Dharma. The meeting was arranged to hear testimony about the plight of minority groups in Syria including the Kurds, Yezidis, and Christians (among others).  This round-table presentation was to inform community
US Department of State Meeting

Langar Chile Provides Food Following the 2010 Earthquake

Langar Chile is a non-governmental organization founded in 2003 by Kundalini Yoga instructors Sinmrit Singh and Guru Darshan Singh, and they have been working since 2004 without interruption. This inspiring team serves hot vegetarian food to those who live in a street situation, and to anyone else who needs it, on Thursday nights in different
Langar Chile Logo

Seva Sadhana at Hacienda de Guru Ram Das

https://youtu.be/2d1c3rvafvM   The Seva Sadhana Program at Hacienda de Guru Ram Das Ashram in Española, New Mexico offers an immersion experience into the healthy, happy, holy lifestyle. Participants live together in spiritual community, rise in the early morning to practice Kundalini Yoga and serve on the land where Yogi Bhajan lived for decades.
Garden Smiling

Supporting the Global Climate Strike – 9/20/2019

The SDI Staff attended local events to support the Global Climate Strike message. Kirtan Singh participated in Los Angeles, by serving langar.  The Khalsa Care Foundation, a Gurdwara in No. Los Angeles County prepared a vegan langar of rice and rajma dahl for 1,500. About ten persons were involved in making the langar. We
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Serving Those Who Are Suffering in Brumadinho, Brazil

In late January, a devastating mud slide swallowed up the mining town of Brumadinho in Brazil.  The mud, sweeping down from a large and unstable mountain of tailings from the Vale mine, destroyed everything in its path.  With no warning and no time escape, as many as 500 human lives were buried under
Muddy river in Belo

Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions

On January 11, Guru Amrit Kaur Khalsa represented Sikh Dharma of Virginia at the Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions 2019 Kickoff Meeting. The Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions (FACS) unites people of faith to develop local solutions to the climate crisis, and works to empower religious communities in Virginia to become champions of change. They work primarily
DOPA - Faith Alliance

Sikh Dharma Joins Letter to Protect Religious Freedom in Syria

Simran Singh Khalsa, representing the Dharmic Office of Public Affairs at the International Religious Freedom (IRF) Roundtable, signed a letter to the President requesting protection for all religions in Syria. The Law and Liberty Trust and Jubilee Campaign  are gathering signatures on an NGO letter to President Donald Trump asking him to ensure that
DOPA at IRF Roundtable

Help Us Save Children in Venezuela

This Humanitarian Crisis is Worse than You Think!   What is Happening The Venezuelan economic crisis has turned into a full-blown humanitarian disaster. The country’s currency, the bolivar, has devalued to point of being worthless and inflation has now pushed food prices to the point where two-thirds of all Venezuelans cannot afford to
starvation in Venezuela