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Jassa Singh Ahluwalia (1718-1783) was one of the most outstanding leaders Sikhs have had. As a leader, he prepared the Sikh community to take control of its own destiny in the most troubled times and write a chapter on its own in the annals of history.

Jassa Singh Ahluwalia (1718-1783) was one of the most outstanding leaders Sikhs have had. As a leader, he prepared the Sikh community to take control of its own destiny in the most troubled times and write a chapter on its own in the annals of history. His leadership helped the Sikh community through multiple genocidal campaigns and turned out sovereigns in Panjab, a North-Western region in South Asia.

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Sojhi

Sojhi creates a connection to Sikhi for kids. Engaging content, as well as downloadable resources and K-12 curriculum.

Sidak

A leadership program for young adults, Sidak promises connection and transformation through exploration of Sikhi.

State of the Panth Report

Our research reports on Sikh matters, surveying self-identified Sikhs and providing perspectives rooted in Gurmat.

The Guru Granth Sahib Project

The world can now build a deeper connection to Sabad. Begin exploring the Guru Granth Sahib like never before.

Illuminating Every Path

In an unprecedented era of change and uncertainty, we’re creating new modes of engaging with the wisdom and light of Sikhi.

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Sunday
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24
July
2022

Sidak 2022

Khalsa Centre

Sidak seeks to provide young Sikh adults with a gift of Gurmat-centered leadership learning experience to secure—and transform—the Sikh future. 

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Saturday
,
17
September
2022

Border Crossings

We will reflect on the enduring effects of Partition through a conversation with third-generation Partition descendants from India and Pakistan, who are also oral historians doing the work of memory. 

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Sunday
,
24
July
2022

Sidak 2022

Khalsa Centre

Sidak seeks to provide young Sikh adults with a gift of Gurmat-centered leadership learning experience to secure—and transform—the Sikh future. 

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Sunday
,
24
July
2022

Sidak 2022

Khalsa Centre

Sidak seeks to provide young Sikh adults with a gift of Gurmat-centered leadership learning experience to secure—and transform—the Sikh future. 

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Saturday
,
17
September
2022

Border Crossings

We will reflect on the enduring effects of Partition through a conversation with third-generation Partition descendants from India and Pakistan, who are also oral historians doing the work of memory. 

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Wednesday
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22
June
2022

What is Guru? | The Guru: Connecting with 1-Light

Who is Guru? What is the need for a Guru? What role does a Guru play in one's personal life? Jasleen Kaur explores what Guru means in the Guru Granth Sahib, Sikh history, and tradition.

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Wednesday
,
22
June
2022

What is Guru? | The Guru: Connecting with 1-Light

Who is Guru? What is the need for a Guru? What role does a Guru play in one's personal life? Jasleen Kaur explores what Guru means in the Guru Granth Sahib, Sikh history, and tradition.

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Wednesday
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22
June
2022

What were the early influences of Jassa Singh as a child that set him on his path?

In this video, Pritpal Singh delves into the influences of Jassa Singh Ahluwalia, from his mother to Mata Sundri. 

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Wednesday
,
22
June
2022

What is Guru? | The Guru: Connecting with 1-Light

Who is Guru? What is the need for a Guru? What role does a Guru play in one's personal life? Jasleen Kaur explores what Guru means in the Guru Granth Sahib, Sikh history, and tradition.

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Wednesday
,
22
June
2022

What were the early influences of Jassa Singh as a child that set him on his path?

In this video, Pritpal Singh delves into the influences of Jassa Singh Ahluwalia, from his mother to Mata Sundri. 

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Wednesday
,
15
June
2022

What was the world that Jassa Singh was born into?

Jassa Singh was born in 1718 in Ahlu near Lahore when it was not safe to be a Sikh. The Mughal Empire controlled most of South Asia at this point. It was increasingly difficult for the Sikhs as they were being hunted.

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Friday
,
20
May
2022

Jassa Singh Ahluwalia

Jassa Singh Ahluwalia (1718-1783) was one of the most outstanding leaders Sikhs have had. As a leader, he prepared the Sikh community to take control of its own destiny in the most troubled times and write a chapter on its own in the annals of history. His leadership helped the Sikh community through multiple genocidal campaigns and turned out sovereigns in Panjab, a North-Western region in South Asia.

Jassa Singh Ahluwalia (1718-1783) was one of the most outstanding leaders Sikhs have had. As a leader, he prepared the Sikh community to take control of its own destiny in the most troubled times and write a chapter on its own in the annals of history.

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Monday
,
21
March
2022

Paigham-i-Goya: An Expression of Love

A new translation and brief essay on the fifty-second ghazal from Bhai Nand Lal’s Divan-i-Goya.‍

A new translation and brief essay on the fifty-second ghazal from Bhai Nand Lal’s Divan-i-Goya.

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Friday
,
11
March
2022

1947: The Sikhs & The Panjab

Sikh Research Institute (SikhRI) is pleased to announce the upcoming conference on the 1947 Partition on 1 October 2022. We invite submissions from scholars, writers, leaders, activists, creatives, and those who want to consider the intricate dynamics of nationalism pertaining to the Sikhs and the Panjab during the 1947 Partition.

Sikh Research Institute (SikhRI) is pleased to announce the upcoming conference on the 1947 Partition on 1 October 2022. We invite submissions from scholars, writers, leaders, activists, creatives, and those who want to consider the intricate dynamics of nationalism pertaining to the Sikhs and the Panjab during the 1947 Partition.

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Friday
,
20
May
2022

Jassa Singh Ahluwalia

Jassa Singh Ahluwalia (1718-1783) was one of the most outstanding leaders Sikhs have had. As a leader, he prepared the Sikh community to take control of its own destiny in the most troubled times and write a chapter on its own in the annals of history. His leadership helped the Sikh community through multiple genocidal campaigns and turned out sovereigns in Panjab, a North-Western region in South Asia.

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Friday
,
20
May
2022

Jassa Singh Ahluwalia

Jassa Singh Ahluwalia (1718-1783) was one of the most outstanding leaders Sikhs have had. As a leader, he prepared the Sikh community to take control of its own destiny in the most troubled times and write a chapter on its own in the annals of history. His leadership helped the Sikh community through multiple genocidal campaigns and turned out sovereigns in Panjab, a North-Western region in South Asia.

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Monday
,
21
March
2022

Paigham-i-Goya: An Expression of Love

A new translation and brief essay on the fifty-second ghazal from Bhai Nand Lal’s Divan-i-Goya.‍

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Friday
,
24
June
2022

The Sidak Impact: Jasleen Kaur & Simran Kaur

SikhRI researcher Jasleen Kaur dives into the relevance of Sidak in today’s world with alumni Simran Kaur, who shares the personal impact of her Sidak experience.

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Friday
,
10
June
2022

The Sidak Impact: Jasleen Kaur & Kiran Kaur

SikhRI researcher, Jasleen Kaur discusses the value of Sidak with alumni, Kiran Kaur. Sidak seeks to provide young Sikh adults with a gift of Gurmat-centered leadership learning experience to secure—and transform—the Sikh future.

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Tuesday
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31
May
2022

Ghazal Fifty-Two, Divan-i-Goya | Bhai Nand Lal

Introducing Paigham-i-Goya: Expression of Love, new translations of a selection of ghazals from Bhai Nand Lal “Goya.” Today’s podcast begins with a recitation of Bhai Nand Lal’s ghazal in Persian, followed by a new English transcreation, the result of a unique collaboration between Dr. Fatima Fayyaz and Dr. Nadhra Khan of Lahore University of Management Sciences, Damanpreet Singh, writer, and graduate student, and Inni Kaur of SikhRI, followed by a discussion between Daman and Inni about the beauty of the ghazal and the transcreation process.

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Friday
,
24
June
2022

The Sidak Impact: Jasleen Kaur & Simran Kaur

SikhRI researcher Jasleen Kaur dives into the relevance of Sidak in today’s world with alumni Simran Kaur, who shares the personal impact of her Sidak experience.

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Friday
,
24
June
2022

The Sidak Impact: Jasleen Kaur & Simran Kaur

SikhRI researcher Jasleen Kaur dives into the relevance of Sidak in today’s world with alumni Simran Kaur, who shares the personal impact of her Sidak experience.

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Friday
,
10
June
2022

The Sidak Impact: Jasleen Kaur & Kiran Kaur

SikhRI researcher, Jasleen Kaur discusses the value of Sidak with alumni, Kiran Kaur. Sidak seeks to provide young Sikh adults with a gift of Gurmat-centered leadership learning experience to secure—and transform—the Sikh future.

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Guru Nanak Sahib: Revolutionary in Oneness

Celebrate Nanakshahi550 by learning the significance of Guru Nanak Sahib’s Raj. A Conference of connection to the philosophies that shaped spiritual and temporal life in South Asia.

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Guru Teghbahadar Sahib: The Benevolent Warrior

We celebrated the 400th Parkash Purab of Guru Teghbahadar Sahib with a virtual conference.

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In an effort to make learning more about Sikhi and engaging process, our research staff compiles scholarly articles from around the web and other academic resources.

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