Job Openings! Working for a Professional Sikh Organization
For a long time, it was a distant dream that the Sikh community would create institutional power in the form of Sikh organizations. Having been in America for over 100 years now, we finally are in a place where professional organizations exist in parallel to our Gurdwaras. Now, young Sikhs graduating...
Learn About Sikhi at Sidak 2012
Guest blogged by Sharandeep Singh http://www.vimeo.com/37006707 Sidak, run by Sikh Research Institiute, is a diamond among jewels. It is one program, which after attending, completely changes your outlook on Sikhi, and life – I speak unequivocally when I say there is nothing else like it! As a...
Holi: Color Me What?
This post by our Mehmaan is none other than Harinder Singh. About Harinder Singh -he works with the Sikh Research Institute and the Panjab Digital Library to address all things Sikhi and Panjabi. http://twitter.com/1force I have taken some time off to be Mr. Mom while my wife is on a work assignment...
Sidak 2011 Dates Announced
While many have heard about SikhRI’s Sidak program, too few have enriched their lives through this unique opportunity to explore and engage with Sikhi. Make this the year you attend – head over to San Antonio from Jun 25 – Jul 9, 2011. Here is a video promo from last year – mind...
Sikhi and You – This Summer at Sidak
Few programs in the United States have become as popular as the Sidak Summer put on by Sikh Research Institute. If you have ever sought to explore Sikhi through an immersion in instruction, discussion, and study apply for the Sidak Summer Program now! The program runs for 2 weeks, from August 1-15,...
UPDATED: Gender Neutral Teaching: A Sikh Context
Due to unforseen circumstances, we were notified that the webinar has been postponed until Saturday, March 27, 2010. Register at the link provided below. —————– A few months ago, RP Singh wrote a wonderful review of a new children’s book called A Lion’s...
Maharaja of Firangi
Guest Blogged by: Harinder Singh Last week I walked into the first exhibition to comprehensively explore the extraordinarily rich culture of the maharajas. Maharaja the splendor of Indias Royal Courts is the feature exhibit at the Victoria & Alberta Museum in London and will be available...
SikhRI and the Anand Marriage Act – A Critical Appraisal
The Anand MarriageAct has been discussed a few times on The Langar Hall. Years ago, I thought of the passage of the new act in Pakistan was one of the years greatest successes by the community. In this year of 2009, the Sikh Research Institute plans to observe the centennial of the Anand Marriage...
Sikh Digital Heritage Library – Nanakshahi Trust, SikhRI and PDL
The issue of the loss of Sikh heritage sites and documents has long been lamented by many Sikhs. In fact, one of my fellow langa(w)riters blogged about the need to preserve what history we have left. One group has been silently seeking to remedy this problem the Nanakshahi Trust. Quietly working...
Sikh Marriage Counseling
Since I exist in the age bracket where many of my friends are married or getting married, I am aptly aware of the concerns couples have about adjusting to one another after marriage. For example, how will living habits change? How will your husband/wife fit into your family? It’s a pretty daunting...