Punjab

Punjab

Videos

Sunday
,
30
October
2022

The Making of a Genocide | The Genocide

In “My Bleeding Punjab,” Khushwant Singh speaks of the realization and empathy that arose from the 1984 Genocide. “I realized what Jews must have felt like in Nazi Germany. The killing assumed the proportion of a genocide of the Sikh community.”

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Sunday
,
30
October
2022

November 1984 | The Genocide

Was November 1984 a Genocide? In 1948, India, along with the General Assembly of the United Nations and The Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, defined Genocide. 

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Monday
,
15
August
2022

1947: South Asia, Panjab & Sikhs

After 75 years of the Partition, why are the significant sections of Panjabis and the Sikhs feeling estranged? What are the historical, cultural, geopolitical, trade, and economic contexts and realities?

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Wednesday
,
6
July
2022

Present Guruship | The Guru: Connecting with 1-Light

Kulvir Singh explores the institution itself, from Guru Nanak Sahib to Guru Gobind Singh Sahib finally merging into the eternal dual personality of Guru Granth Sahib - Guru Khalsa Panth. 

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Wednesday
,
29
June
2022

The Ten Nanaks | The Guru: Connecting with 1-Light

Inderpreet Singh explores the Guru-Personality of the Ten Nanaks and the qualities that they embodied through a historical perspective.

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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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Articles

Monday
,
14
December
2020

Where Are You?

In the extreme winter month of Poh, Panjab longs for her love. Her lover replies, “She is his heartbeat.”

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Friday
,
4
December
2020

"Never Treat Your Citizens as Slaves"

Farmers in Panjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, and throughout India are protesting against new agricultural laws that will reduce their earnings and give corporations more power. When laws are unjust, the citizenry must rise.

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Monday
,
9
November
2020

Allama Iqbal and The Sikhs

Understanding Dr. Iqbal’s perspectives on Guru Nanak Sahib and the Khalsa, his interactions with Sirdar Kapur Singh and his favorite compositions from the Guru Granth Sahib.

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Tuesday
,
14
March
2017

Joy Comes Naturally in Spring

The Sikh calendar commenced in 1469 on the advent of Guru Nanak Sahib, founder of Sikhi, Nanak the Shah (Sovereign). Nanakshahi calendar begins with the month of Chet on March 14. It is springtime.

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Podcasts

Friday
,
9
December
2022

The Rani’s Love: Rana Surat Singh

Join us as we delve into Bhai Vir Singh’s epic poem “Rana Surat Singh.” The poem unveils mystical love’s mysteries via 14,270 lines in thirty-five cantos. In the first podcast, we discuss: What is longing? What is satsang (company of inspired beings)?

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Friday
,
18
December
2020

#FarmerProtests

Harinder Singh and Manpreet Singh talk about the current farmer protests happening in India and it's impact on the Sikh Diaspora. They talk about langar, Diljit, Modi, social media, what to expect next and much more!    

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Friday
,
6
November
2020

Genocide

How do we remember? How do we advocate? How do we survive? In this episode we feature three leading voices in the November 1984 Anti-Sikh pogroms study.

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Friday
,
2
October
2020

What's Happening: The Farmer Protests in Panjab

On September 20th, of this year, the Indian government passes a farming reform bill that makes sweeping changes in agricultural practices throughout the country. What has followed since then are mass protests by farmers alleging that the changes threaten their livelihood. Manpreet Singh and Harinder Singh come together to discuss what and why this is happening now, what is in the bill and what this could mean for the future of farmers in India.

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The Redemption: Jamuna's Journey Pt.1 - Bhai Vir Singh — The Sikh Cast | SikhRI

Enter the world of Northern India in the 1920s through the eyes of a young Jain widow — Jamuna, as she struggles with loss, exploitation, and her own life.

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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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