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Sikhi and the Caste System

“Recognise the whole human race as one…” – Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji “The primal force (Waheguru) created light (energy and virbation), from that light the entire universe was created, including humans, so how can some be born higher than others?” – “Guru Nanak Dev Ji Many of us know

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Nepal Earthquake

On Saturday April 25 just before noon a deadly earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale hit Nepal. There are around 10,000 deaths with numbers still rising. Thousands of people are reportedly still missing and at least 2 million have been displaced. There have been over 16,000 reported injuries. An

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Guidelines for Sikh marriages in Gurdwaras

Guidelines:  Development of a consistent approach towards marriages in Gurdwaras where one partner is not of Sikh origin The guidelines below have been developed through a comprehensive consultation which took place over a 2 year period. In developing the guidelines Sikh Council UK consulted with Gurdwara Sahib Committees, Sikh Organisations and individuals. Consultation

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Anand Karaj

Anand Karaj – ਅਨੰਦ ਕਾਰਜ,  is the Sikh marriage ceremony, meaning “Blissful Union” or “Joyful Union”, that was introduced by Guru Amar Das Ji. The four Lavan (marriage hymns which take place during the marriage ceremony) were composed by his successor, Guru Ram Das Ji. Marriage is a partnership of equals. – No consideration is to

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