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Vaisakhi

Daily Meditation: Vaisakhi

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.13.2016 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

The History And Meaning Behind Vaisakhi, Sikh Springtime Festival

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.12.2016 | Religion

The Sikh Holiday of Vaisakhi falls on Wednesday. Also frequently spelled Baisakhi, Vaisakhi has origins as a springtime festival in the Punjab region,...

What It Was Like Growing Up As a Sikh In New York, Post-9/11

Anmolpreet Kandola | Posted 04.11.2016 | Religion
Anmolpreet Kandola

Growing up in New York, I've seen how religious freedom in America has allowed the Sikh community to strengthen relationships within the faith and outside of it, even as prejudice persists.

Pentagon Vaisakhi Address: Seva Is More Than Service

Simran Jeet Singh | Posted 05.05.2016 | Religion
Simran Jeet Singh

Sikhs have been celebrating Vaisakhi for centuries now, and although it is not considered a holiday -- at least in the western sense -- there are many reasons why the Sikh community cherishes Vaisakhi so dearly.

A Sikh Sermon at the Pentagon: "Seva: The Call of Our Times"

Valarie Kaur | Posted 05.03.2016 | Religion
Valarie Kaur

Service is the core of Sikh practice, but it's not the kind of service we think we know. Seva is not safe. Seva is not easy. Seva means selfless service.

Vibrant Sikh Celebrations Bring Color To Athens (PHOTOS)

HuffPost Greece | Talia Lavin | Posted 04.26.2015 | Religion

Earlier this month, hundreds of Sikhs flooded the streets of Athens to celebrate Vaisakhi, the April 14 holiday that celebrates both the Sikh New Year...

Sikhs Celebrate Vaisakhi

The Huffington Post | HuffPost Religion Editors | Posted 04.14.2015 | Religion

The Sikh Holiday of Vaisakhi is celebrated every year on April 14. Also frequently spelled Baisakhi, Vaisakhi has origins as a springtime festival in ...

WATCH: Sikhism's Holy Kitchens: Observing Vaisakhi at Jallianwala Bagh

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 06.13.2012 | Religion
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

As we celebrate this holiday, we should all be mindful that many of our freedoms, both civic and religious, have come at a heavy price

The Incomparable Guru Gobind Singh

Ravinder Singh Taneja | Posted 03.06.2012 | Religion
Ravinder Singh Taneja

Sikhs view Guru Gobind Singh, whose 346th birthday we celebrate today, in different ways. The more devout among them might even object to referring to him as a mere man. They see Gobind Singh as divine.

Sikhs Celebrate Vaisakhi (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.12.2011 | Religion

The Sikh Holiday of Vaisakhi is celebrated every year on April 14. Also frequently spelled Baisakhi, Vaisakhi has origins as a springtime festival in ...

Vaisakhi: Sikhs Celebrate Life, Liberty, And The Pursuit Of Happiness

Satpal Singh | Posted 07.25.2011 | Religion
Satpal Singh

The Sikh Faith arose more than 500 years ago in a South Asian society that was shackled in slavery to the caste system, to the wanton abuse of women, and to the tyranny of the rulers.