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Why Don't Christians Wear Their 'Sunday Best' to Church Anymore?

Timothy Merrill | Posted 05.13.2015 | Religion
Timothy Merrill

If you're headed out the door this morning in a suit or a chic outfit, and if you're under the age of 92, I can say with absolute certainly, that it is not Sunday and that you're not going to church.

These Fantastical Indian Buildings Were All Built Before This Century

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 10.23.2014 | Arts

There’s almost too much to see in India. Since pre-Biblical times, the faithful and the powerful have been erecting monuments that outlast themselve...

Basically An Instagrammer's Dream

Posted 03.13.2014 | Travel

Behold, Sikhism's holiest shrine, the Golden Temple. Founded in 1577, pilgrims come from all over the world to bathe in the waters surrounding the ...

UK Government Link To Golden Temple Attack? New Documents Shock Sikh Community

Hindustan Times | Prasun Sonwalkar | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion

British Prime Minister David Cameron has asked his cabinet secretary to inquire into newly-released documents suggesting Margaret Thatcher government ...

Hi-Tech Unites the World's Sikhs in Daily Communion

T. Sher Singh | Posted 08.25.2013 | Religion
T. Sher Singh

The forces of cyberspace have come together at their own pace, on their own will, to bring together as a single, united community every day and at every moment of each day, to listen to the magical sounds and words -- of song and poetry -- emanating from Amritsar.

The Moth And The Flame

T. Sher Singh | Posted 08.15.2013 | Religion
T. Sher Singh

As fishes are at one with the waves of the river, So was the Guru, immersed in the River of the Lord: As the moth submits itself to the flame, So was the Guru's light merged with the Divine.

Jesus The Immigrant

T. Sher Singh | Posted 08.11.2013 | Religion
T. Sher Singh

Jesus is returning to earth shortly, a news-flash had proclaimed one day. I'm a bit worried he might decide to get crucified all over again, once he finds out all that's happened since he left. He'll want to wash away our sins all over again.

Remembering The Massacre Of Sikhs In June Of 1984

Gunisha Kaur | Posted 08.03.2013 | Religion
Gunisha Kaur

On June 1, 1984, the Indian Government launched Operation Bluestar, a full-scale assault on dozens of gurduaras around the Sikh homeland of Punjab. Eyewitnesses tell a story different than that of the Indian government.

The Center Of The World: A Missive From The Golden Temple In India

Tommy Rosen | Posted 04.22.2013 | Religion
Tommy Rosen

I am not a religious man, but I must admit there is something that touches me deeply about the Sikh faith. There is inclusiveness to it. All are welcome regardless of gender, caste, class, religion or creed. And the center of it all is here within the sacred walls of the Golden Temple.

PHOTOS: The Friendliest Temple On Earth

Adam Pervez | Posted 04.13.2013 | Travel
Adam Pervez

Sikh warriors patrol the temple. You'll notice them right away in their blue uniforms carrying various weapons.

1984

Jasdev Singh Rai | Posted 08.06.2012 | World
Jasdev Singh Rai

Was George Orwell thinking of India when he wrote 1984? Many Sikhs think so as they hold protest rallies in some of the capitals of the world every Ju...

WATCH: Jay Leno SUED Over Religious Joke

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.25.2012 | Comedy

Jay Leno has been sued by a Bakersfield, CA man offended by a joke about a sacred Sikh temple that Leno told in his "Tonight Show" monologue last Thur...

White House Denies Rumors About Obama And Sikh Temple

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service (RNS) The White House has denied reports that President Obama will avoid a Sikh shrine while visiting Ind...

Obama May Reportedly Avoid Holy Site To Avoid Appearing Muslim

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama may be skipping a trip to a prominent Sikh holy site in India due to worries that wearing the appropriate headgear may reinforce incor...

Indian Free Eatery Offers Food To 80,000 Every Day

The New York Times | LYDIA POLGREEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

It is lunchtime at what may be the world's largest free eatery, the langar, or community kitchen at this city's glimmering Golden Temple, the holiest ...