“My Sikhi is not a performance. I was so scared of showing up and getting judged like, “She doesn’t know this,” or “She doesn’t know that,” or “Oh! She does her eyebrows, she’s not a Sikh”. Even the smallest trivial things can make you feel like you don’t belong, but I didn’t experience that. And literally, that was the biggest sign of “I’m here to learn. It’s going to be fine.”
Sidaker, Simranjit Kaur chats with Sidak Facilitator, Jasleen Kaur to reflect on her past Sidak experience, from fears of judgment to the deep feeling of acceptance and motivation to learn.
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Sidaker, Kabir Singh, speaks with Sidak Facilitator, Jasleen Kaur about the realizations that came about as a result of attending Sidak. A lot of his fears around questioning his faith and comparing himself to his peers were alleviated.
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