The Sikh Community

Justice Markanday Katju-   Today, 12th November, is Gurpurab, the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak ( 1469-1539 ), the founder of the Sikh religion. It will be celebrated by Sikhs all over the world. There are about 27 million Sikhs in the world, of which 83% live in India ( only 1.72% of India’s population […]

Sikh Artists Talk about Contemporary Paintings at the 550th Birth Anniversary Exhibit for Guru Nanak

Ritu Jha- Several local and international Sikh artists commemorated the 550th Birth anniversary of Guru Nanak by expressing their honor through contemporary paintings, the first exhibition of its kind held in the United States. The theme was “Expressions of Divinity.” The ongoing exhibition at the Triton Museum in Santa Clara, California, that started on Aug. […]

US Congress honors Guru Nanak’s 550th birthday and sacrifices of Sikh Americans

indica News Bureau-   Recognizing the historical, cultural, and religious significance of Guru Nanak’s 550th birthday as well as the contributions and sacrifices made by Sikh Americans, a bi-partisan group of  US lawmakers introduced a resolution in the Congress on Wednesday, Aug.7. Observing that Sikh Americans distinguish themselves by fostering respect among all people through […]