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Art & Culture of the Diaspora

Accessories of Faith Photo: Gagandeep Singh
Maya, the enchantress ...
Never does she bring joy,
Yet we pursue her, enslaved.
Disloyal is she to all,
Yet we cling to her, depraved!
Guru Arjan, GGS:745.17
If I Had My Life To Live Over ...

If I Had My Life To Live Over ...

I would have gone to bed when I was sick instead of pretending the earth would go into a holding pattern if I weren't there ... ERMA BOMBECK
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Washington DC Area Sikhs Honour Lt Brian Murphy

Washington DC Area Sikhs Honour Lt Brian Murphy

“Sometimes I think we all like to think we have our own separate God,” he said. “I think (God’s) an amalgamation of all.” ADELLE M. BANKS
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Sat Sri Akal, Sardar Sahib! <br />In Memoriam - <br />Khushwant Singh

Sat Sri Akal, Sardar Sahib!
In Memoriam -
Khushwant Singh

When he was 96, he confided one evening: “If I don’t write every day, it becomes too difficult to start again." NAVTEJ SINGH SARNA
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Narendra Modi and Godhra

Narendra Modi and Godhra

A poem 'dedicated' to the legacy of Shri Narendra Modi, who is poised to lead India into the future ... A Poem by SARBPREET SINGH
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Let Us Talk About Your Book: <br />Arvind Pal Singh Mandair - <br />"Religion & The Specter of The West" <br />Part XIII

Let Us Talk About Your Book:
Arvind Pal Singh Mandair -
"Religion & The Specter of The West"
Part XIII

‘Fundamentalist’ is not the right word for them. Because, at least the fundamentalists tend to stick to a belief system ... Q & A with Author by SIKHCHIC.COM
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The Meaning of Vaisakhi

The Meaning of Vaisakhi

Vaisakhi is not a “holiday” in that the Sikh tradition does not regard any one time or day to be uniquely “holy.” SIMRAN JEET SINGH
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KhojGurbani: <br />Study, Research, Dialogue - <br />Launching a New Gurbani Site Today

KhojGurbani:
Study, Research, Dialogue -
Launching a New Gurbani Site Today

KhojGurbani, an online platform, aims to create a cyber sangat... RAVINDER SINGH TANEJA
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Is India on a Totalitarian Path? <br />Part II

Is India on a Totalitarian Path?
Part II

"To respect strength, never power. Above all, to watch. To try and understand. To never look away. And never, never to forget ..." Interview with ARUNDHATI ROY
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sikhchic.com online poll: What are your views on gun-control?

  • Citizens should have the freedom to buy and own any guns they want.
    Our laws have gone too far -- we need to curtail public gun ownership.
    Guns should be completely banned ... except for military, police, and valid rural, protective and sports usage.
Man of Precision: <br />Kenya’s Star Fighter Pilot ... and Tabla Player - <br />Gurcharan Singh Chana

Man of Precision:
Kenya’s Star Fighter Pilot ... and Tabla Player -
Gurcharan Singh Chana

He recalls with pride how he was commissioned on his return to Kenya, by President Jomo Kenyatta himself. JOHN OMBUOR
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Is India on a Totalitarian Path? <br />Part I

Is India on a Totalitarian Path?
Part I

What the government wasn’t prepared for was the fightback .. from a range of people who were outraged by its excesses. Interview with ARUNDHATI ROY
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Harmander Singh: <br />Marathon Runner Guide to World Cities

Harmander Singh:
Marathon Runner Guide to World Cities

The 54-year-old social policy analyst will be running his 30th straight London marathon on Vaisakhi Day. NADEEM BADSHAH
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I Do Not Have To Know: <br />Letters from Espanola

I Do Not Have To Know:
Letters from Espanola

Vaisakhi always gives me a chance to reflect on the Amrit ceremony: what it means to me, and how it has changed my life. EK ONG KAAR KAUR
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CNN TV Show "Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown" Travels to Punjab

CNN TV Show "Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown" Travels to Punjab

The host dives into the ever-changing state of Punjab with a trip to Amritsar ... CNN
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The Mullock Auction Sword Has No Connection With Maharaja Ranjit Singh: <br />Says Sikh Museum Curator

The Mullock Auction Sword Has No Connection With Maharaja Ranjit Singh:
Says Sikh Museum Curator

Somewhere and somehow, inexplicably, the jump was made by someone connecting this sword with actual ownership by the Maharaja ... SANDEEP SINGH BRAR
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Dubai Gurdwara Feeds The Masses

Dubai Gurdwara Feeds The Masses

For the 50,000-strong Sikh community in the UAE, the annual Vaisakhi festival is one of the biggest in the calendar. MITYA UNDERWOOD
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Let Us Talk About Your Book: <br />Arvind Pal Singh Mandair - <be />"Religion & The Specter of The West" <br />Part XII

Let Us Talk About Your Book:
Arvind Pal Singh Mandair - "Religion & The Specter of The West"
Part XII

At a certain stage in its history, ‘Singh Sabha 1’ was certainly an effective vehicle. Q & A with Author by SIKHCHIC.COM
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