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Bandi Chhor Divas 2012

Diwali: Garlanding the Light of Diversity

Deepak Sarma | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Deepak Sarma

While the other festivals have been celebrated throughout the Hindu diaspora, the malleability of the Diwali narrative and its pan-Indian nature has made it syncretistic.

Bandi Chhor Divas Reflection: A Lesson In Selflessness

Rupinder Mohan Singh | Posted 01.13.2013 | Religion
Rupinder Mohan Singh

As I have gradually increased my community involvement over the past year, the story of Bandi Chhor Divas is a reminder to look beyond oneself, and to use the privilege that has been conferred by the Creator to aid those who are less fortunate.

A Sikh Celebration Of Diwali

Immy Kaur | Posted 01.12.2013 | Religion
Immy Kaur

My prayer and hope as people of faith is that we can practically apply the teachings of our Gurus to make a real difference, not as charity but as justice. For me today is a time to remember hope.