Originally a spring harvest festival, Baisakhi acquired religious significance after the10th Sikh guru created the Khalsa, a distinctive Sikh identity, on this day.
A scholar explains the religious beliefs of Sikhs as well as the prejudices and barriers that many Sikhs in America face.
The active participation of women in India’s farmers’ protests shows that the demonstrations are not only spaces of resistance and power but also of gender equity and empowerment.
A campaign to change the name of a road in London’s ‘Little India’‘ has succeeded. While some members of the local Sikh population welcome it, others aren’t so happy.
Sikh gurus adopted the turban, in part, to remind Sikhs that all humans are sovereign, royal and ultimately equal. But their attire can also lead to misunderstandings and at times, hate crimes.