42 Blood Donors at Euless #Sikh #Temple April 15th #Vaisakhi

ਰੋਮ ਰੋਮ ਜੇ ਰਸਨਾ ਪਾਂਊ ॥ ਤਦਪ ਖ਼ਾਲਸਾ ਜਸ ਤਹਿ ਗਾਊਂ ॥ Thank you to all the Sangat members of Gurdwara Sikh Sangat, Euless who took time out today to donate blood in the Gurdwara Sahib’s first blood drive. We…

The Meaning of #Vaisakhi, the Biggest #Sikh Celebration

In the Sikh spirit, Vaisakhi celebrates the integration of the spiritual and temporal worlds, and it provides practical avenues for bringing these to bear through shared values and practices. Vaisakhi is fundamentally about community, celebration, and progress, and these values…

Re-Discovering The Unknown: #WorldWar I’s #SouthAsian Soldiers In The #US #Military

An aspect that I found intriguing while documenting the individual backgrounds of these soldiers was that almost all of their registration cards listed their race as Caucasian, and not as Indian, colored, black, or some category used today. After the First World War,…

Grand Opening Celebration of the new Euless Gurughar

As you may know, we have been conducting religious services in Euless since 2000. To serve the needs of our growing congregation, a new building was constructed and religious services were started there in December 2017. The Grand Opening is…

Theresa May honours #Sikh soldiers – and helps prepare chapatti for #Vaisakhi

During the visit, members of the Sikh community in the West Midlands had a chance to meet and speak to the Prime Minister. She paid her respects by bowing to Guru Granth Sahib Ji, the religious scripture of Sikhism, and…

#Oregon declares April as #Vaisakhi month

Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed a proclamation on Monday declaring April as “Sikh American Community’s Celebration of Vaisakhi month” and noted that the community continue to make great strides towards security religious liberty as patriotic members of the US Armed…

#Homelessness and how we can help

I turned around, and there was a homeless person approaching me in the alley behind the Salvation Army kitchen in Dallas… Before we continue the story, a primer – what causes homelessness, what are the stats nationally, what is being…

Why #American #Sikhs Think They Need A Publicity Campaign

The ad, which aims to tackle misperceptions of Sikhism, shows Sikh men and women speaking about how values of their faith — tolerance, religious freedom and gender equality — align with American values. According to Gurwin Singh Ahuja, the executive…

Sikh Sangat participates in the Veterans for America Parade

Video of Euless Sangat participating in the Veterans of America Parade in downtown Ft. Worth, November 2015 Excellent outreach activity, with exposure to thousands, and‪#‎TurbanAwareness‬ – for the impatient ones, Sangat members appear again at 32:29. Thank you to Gurinder…