Defending Our Mother Earth: Sikhs at the People’s Climate March
Guest blogged by Bandana Kaur “Pavan guru paanee pitaaMaataa dharat mahatDivas raat du-i daa-ee daayaa Khaylai sagal jagat” -Guru Nanak Sahib  In honor of the Sikh concern for preserving ‘Mata Dharat’ (Mother Earth), Sikhs from cities across the northeast are joining the People’s...
Dharti
  Sometimes I wonder where 1984 went Sitting across the dinner table from my parents Frozen Me stuck at the age of 1 The annihilation of my mind I touch my long braid to make sure it’s still there My brothers dressed as girls to pass through another village for safety Terror rises And I dance Making...
As the World Celebrates Earth Day, Punjab to Implement Plastic Bag Ban
As the world celebrates the 41st Earth Day on April 22nd, to raise awareness about the state of the global environment (now recognized worldwide as International Mother Earth Day) the Punjab government this week announced that it would issue strong penalties on the use of polythene bags less than 30...
Sikh Vatavaran Diwas Di Vadhaiyan
If you haven’t heard yet, March 14th, the First of the month of Chet in the Nanakshahi Calendar is being commemorated by Sikhs across six continents as Sikh Vatavaran Diwas, or Sikh Environment Day. Following an official statement from the Akal Takht, this week over 250 Gurdwaras, schools, and...