Symbols of Faith: The December ’20 Theme

What are symbols and what is their impact on society? Surely, there are positive symbols as well as negative ones. How must we distinguish one from another, and what truly is the value of symbols in religious practice? Many such questions today evoke in us conundrums that we find challenging to easily comprehend. Yet we […]

Sikhyas: Monthly Mindfulness

Sikhyas are not only the result of divine words but also the effort each of us makes to share these words as a source of humility, inspiration or comfort.

Langar: A Lesson in Dignity and Equality

Guru Nanak refreshingly believed in social service beyond just good intentions, he thought of it as imperative to spiritual awakening. A man without the bare necessity of food would obviously never be able to search for a higher meaning.

Gurudwaras: Insignias, Symbols, and Practice of Sikhi

Whether the medieval Gurudwara in Amritsar or the postmodern Gurudwara in metropolitan city, people seem to feel similarly when experiencing the space of a Gurudwara. For some, it is a meditative experience in the peace and quiet of the Gurudwara, for others, a feeling of belonging (being among people from all walks of life), and […]

Introduction to The Sikh Magazine

The Sikh is a monthly digital publication. It echoes the voice of the modern Sikh and attempts to bring to the forefront, contemporary issues and subjects that we find pertinent