Shades Of The Old Punjab – by Chander Suta Dogra

The Ghuman family of Sarwarpur, near Ludhiana, cannot understand what the fuss is about. Ever since Sajjan Singh Ghuman, an NRI Sikh living in England, rebuilt a mosque in his native village that was damaged during Partition, the shrine, as well as his family back home, have attracted the curiosity… Read More

Sikh Studies: My Past, Our Future – By Prof. Van Dusenbery

It is indeed an honor to have been asked by the Sikh Foundation to write about my experiences in Sikh studies and my hopes for its future. This is especially so because I do not hold a chair in Sikh studies. In fact, teaching as I do at a small, liberal arts institution, I do not even have the opportunity to teach courses devoted exclusively to Sikhs… Read More

Sikhs and Studies: A Global Perspective by Jasbir Singh Sethi

This paper is an attempt “to view the total forest, not just one tree” and takes a dynamic view, looking “Completely Outside the Box”; in broad brush strokes. It gives a sweeping view of Education, in general and specifically Sikh Studies in an historical setting; roadblocks of various prejudices and biases, advent of newer methods, challenges… Read More

The Power of Devotion – A Photo Essay

For a moment, if one pushes the religious fact aside, it is no ordinary feat to serve a meal to thousands of people in a day and that too round-the-clock. Forty to fifty thousand people, on an average, partake of langar every day at Harmandar Sahib. “On Sundays, festival days and Masya, the number exceeds 1 lakh,” says Jathedar Harpinder Singh, who is in charge of the langar… Read More