Category Archives: Sikhism

Passing on the faith- more thoughts

In my note yesterday on teaching children faith in this multifaith era, I did not note that the article by Monica Coleman that was my starting point was actually part of a larger collection of articles at Patheos that are … Continue reading

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Candlelight vigil for victims of Gurdwara shooting

People of all faiths are invited to gather at the Sikh Gurdwara in San Jose at 8:00 pm Wednesday evening, August 8, for a candlelight vigil to remember the victims of the attack on the Sikh Gurwara in Oak Creek, … Continue reading

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American Sikh Day April 13, 2011

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 will be celebrated as “American Sikh Day” with a rally on the State Capitol steps in Sacramento, CA. The program will feature speakers on the Sikh experience in California, with special remarks by California State Senator … Continue reading

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SJSU students discuss religion in multifaith panel | News@SJSU

A panel at San Jose State University on Wednesday, December 1st,  included representatives from Hindu, Sikh, Zen Buddhism, Judaism, and Christianity. Two people representing Islam closed the discussion and the panel led a question and answer session. SJSU students discuss … Continue reading

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Protecting the Kirpan

A bill has passed the California legislature that would protect the religious freedom of the Sikh community. AB 504 would require the state Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training to develop and distribute training materials for law enforcement agencies … Continue reading

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Sikhs face challenges

The San Jose Mercury on Sunday ran an interesting article by Sargunjot Kaur regarding the challenges that Sikhs face in maintaining their custom of wearing turbans and beards while seeking to serve with public agencies like the Army and Police. … Continue reading

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Save the Date: December 13

  Make a World of Difference Community Conference at Santa Clara University                   Dear Friend,   The Carry the Vision Community Nonviolence Conference (CTV) has successfully worked to build bridges of peace within our greater community for … Continue reading

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