Pritpal Singh

Physician Executive, Cigna

Dr. Pritpal Singh is a Physician Executive with Cigna where he serves as a Mentor to Health Management teams by providing Clinical insight, Educational support, and HealthCare solutions & strategies. 

Himself a product of Sikh camps and retreats, he facilitates workshops and projects which aim to fight both religious and political oppression through reflection, self-introspection, and activism. Pritpal is a board member of Coppell Education Foundation which supports Education by distributing resources for Innovative Learning. He lives in Dallas, TX, with his wife, Arpinder Kaur, and two sons, Insaf and Jivat.

Videos

Wednesday
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6
July
2022

How do the final years of Sardar Jassa Singh shape the Sikh story?

Being incredibly devoted to sovereignty and justice, Jassa Singh Ahluwalia would never seek out revenge or incite pain on the soldiers who surrendered. Pritpal Singh dives into the final years of Jassa Singh Ahluwalia’s inspirational life.

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Wednesday
,
29
June
2022

What key challenges did Jassa Singh face that led to the sovereignty of the Sikhs?

Jassa Singh faced many challenges in creating sovereignty in the 18th century. Pritpal Singh speaks on Jassa Singh’s dedication to keeping the Sikh leaders focused on achieving independence.

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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
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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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Monday
,
13
June
2022

Who was Sardar Jassa Singh Ahluwalia, and how is he significant to the Sikhs?

Watch as Pritpal Singh highlights Jassa Singh Ahluwalia’s selfless nature and strong leadership, which helped him navigate and lead the Sikh collective through the difficult times of the 18th century when genocidal campaigns were taking place.

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Thursday
,
19
May
2022

Jassa Singh Ahluwalia

This is the story of Jassa Singh Ahluwalia (1718-1783), of the most outstanding leaders Sikhs have had. As a leader of the Dal Khalsa, he prepared the Sikh community to take control of its own destiny in the most troubled times...

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Podcasts

Thursday
,
19
May
2022

Jassa Singh Ahluwalia: Part 2

This is the story of Jassa Singh Ahluwalia (1718-1783), of the most outstanding leaders Sikhs have had. As a leader of the Dal Khalsa, 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. What lessons can we learn from this figure in Sikh history from birth to death?

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Thursday
,
19
May
2022

Jassa Singh Ahluwalia: Part 1

This is the story of Jassa Singh Ahluwalia (1718-1783, of the most outstanding leaders Sikhs have had. As a leader of the Dal Khalsa, 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.What lessons can we learn from this figure in Sikh history from birth to death?

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Friday
,
23
October
2020

A Brave Life of the Exemplary Sikh Warrior (Hari Singh Nalua): Sikh History

This is the story of Hari Singh Nalua, a formidable general in the army of the Khalsa during the reign of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. From birth to death, what lessons can we learn from this figure from Sikh history?

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Monday
,
23
September
2019

What did Guru Nanak Sahib teach us – SikhRI #Nanakshahi550

What did Guru Nanak Sahib teach us? Listen in to this conversation between Inderpreet Singh, SikhRI Board & Sidak Facilitator, Pritpal Singh, SikhRI Board & Sidak Facilitator, and Imroze Singh (Marketing Manager – SikhRI).

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Monday
,
30
March
2020

Sikh History in Afghanistan – The Sikh Cast | SikhRI

Dr. Pritpal Singh discusses the importance, history, and significance of Afghanistan for Sikhs, from the time of the Gurus to now.

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Pakistan: Uncovering a Sikh Heritage — The Sikh Cast | SikhRI

The Sikh Research Institute has gathered a diverse cast of voices to dive into the heritage of Sikhs in Pakistan. Heritage is an array of our inherited traditions, monuments, objects, and culture. Most importantly, it is the range of contemporary activities, meanings, and behaviors that we draw from them. In this episode, our panel each draws from their specific expertise and experience to draw the connection of Sikh Heritage in Pakistan.

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Articles

Wednesday
,
6
May
2015

I Never Knew My Mothers

From my early childhood days, I have been bombarded with stories about the bravery of Banda, the courage of Nalwa, and the glory of Ranjit Singh. As I grew older, I encountered the strategy of General Arora and the charisma of Jarnail Singh. I wanted to fly like Superman, dunk like Jordan, and kiss the noose like Sarabha.

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Sunday
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21
June
2015

My Loving Fathers

Growing up, I was so scared of my father. His staunch stature, echoing voice, and busy schedule kept me distant from him. Fearful of his strictness, I never felt comfortable with him. I would rather piss in my pants than ask him permission to use the bathroom. But then 1984 happened.

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Thursday
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3
November
2016

1984: My Struggle & Inspiration

Dr. Pritpal Singh shares his reflections on the events of 1984 in India against Sikhs, where many innocent lives were lost.

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Tuesday
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20
December
2016

Sahibzade

Recently, my six year old son was given an assignment to write about a holiday his family celebrates in December. Much to my surprise he chose the Shahadat (martyrdom) of Sahibzade (4 sons of Guru Gobind Singh in 1704). As a parent I was so pleased and yet curious at the same time. Here is how our conversation went:

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Thursday
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30
March
2017

The Best Within Us

Life has become so transactional these days. Wake up. Get kids ready. Send them off to school. Go to work. Attend client meetings. Respond to deadlines. Pick kids up. Run them to afterschool activities like swimming lessons, kung fu, music, etc. Prepare dinner while helping them with their projects/homework. Put them to bed. Answer emails and phone calls when able. On weekends, take them to their games and Khalsa School. Everything has a deadline and life has become a competition. The drive is to outperform the competition rather than to develop the best with us.

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