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The Political-Spiritual Being

Thursday
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22
July
2021
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The Political-Spiritual Being

Watch Harinder Singh, Manvinder Kaur and Jasleen Kaur as they try to understand Miri-Piri from a Gurmat (Guru’s Way) perspective, as inferred from Bani (wisdom), Tavarikh (history), and Rahit (lifestyle).

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Manvinder Kaur

Webinar Coordinator

Manvinder Kaur is the webinar coordinator with SikhRI. She holds a MA in religious studies from McMaster University where her research focused on the intersections ofalcohol and Sikhi, particularly considering influences of colonialism, gender, and trauma.

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Harinder Singh

Senior Fellow, Research & Policy

Harinder Singh is a widely respected thinker, author, and educator who is deeply in love with the 1Force-1Ness paradigm that radiates in all. Love and Justice symbiotic relationship propels him to leverage public awareness for social change. 

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Jasleen Kaur

Researcher

Jasleen is a double UVA grad in Religious Studies, focusing on South Asian Religions through the lens of literature and poetry. She is currently working as a Researcher with SikhRI. 

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