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Miri-Piri: The Political and Spiritual Paradigm

The principle of Miri-Piri is often encapsulated with the two crossed swords in today's Sikh consciousness, one representing the political spirit of the Sikhs and the other representing the spiritual.

The principle of Miri-Piri is often encapsulated with the two crossed swords in today's Sikh consciousness, one representing the political spirit of the Sikhs and the other representing the spiritual. But is this notion accurate?


Senior Fellow Harinder Singh discusses the significance of the Miri-Piri ethos and if it can be a lived reality during a time of divided allegiances. 

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Manvinder Kaur

Webinar Coordinator
Webinar Coordinator

Manvinder Kaur is the webinar coordinator at SikhRI. She holds a Master of Arts in Religious Studies from McMaster University and a Master of Social Work from the University of Toronto.

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Harinder Singh

Senior Fellow, Research & Policy
Senior Fellow, Research & Policy

Harinder Singh is the Senior Fellow at the Sikh Research Institute. He holds a BS in Aerospace Engineering from Wichita State University, an MS in Engineering Management from the University of Kansas, and an MPhil from Punjab University in the linguistics of the Guru Granth Sahib. 

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