Sikhs are celebrating the birth anniversary of the tenth Guru, Gobindh Singh, spiritual master, warrior, poet, and philosopher.
Sikhs remember the martyrdom of Guru Tegh Bahadur on November 24. He was beheaded as he refused to be forced to accept Islam as his religion and now stands as an example of freedom of choosing each one's religion.
In this prayerful reflection on the 550th Guru Narak's birth, KP Singh explores the thriving spiritual and civic lives of Central Indiana's Sikh communities.
It's the most diverse and electric performance stage you'll find in Indy. Three and a half hours of song, spoken word, and dance from old and young, a dozen countries, and as many religious traditions.
The film is based on the true story of Singh, a Sikh, when he detained in 2007 at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport in New York after he refused to unwrap his turban for TSA agents.
"Whether he's a Sikh or not. Be part of the community where you live. And be good, loyal, trusted partner," said Singh.
Our Brother KP Singh contributes this note about Sikh holy day Baisakhi (or Vaisakhi).
CIC board members Chirjeev Kaur Oberoi and Maninder Walia and emeritus board member KP Singh helped the governor to declare April as Sikh National Heritage Month. Congratulations!
CIC emeritus board member KP Singh reports on the visit to the Sikh Satsang of Rev. Jerry Zehh, founder of Carmel Interfaith Alliance
Chirjeev says interfaith is important because it provides a platform which gives the individuals an opportunity to deepen understanding of other faiths and traditions, sensitively appreciate other faiths, and build bridges so that each of us can uplift ourselves and the humanity as a whole.
Natalie Hoefer discusses what Catholics seek to achieve with interfaith and ecumenical engagement.
KP Singh reflects on the true meaning of the Indy Festival of Faiths
CIC board member KP Singh reports on the "Sacred Journeys" exhibit at the Children's Museum (Indy Festival of Faith's partner). KP says: Go!
The these of this year's Indy Festival of Faiths is marriage ... you can see how three different cultures celebrates weddings.
"An amazing opportunity for families, where visitors will be taken on cherished and undreamed-of sacred journeys without leaving town."
This beautiful day of celebration will showcase the diversity of our city in one of the best and most holy ways. It is a day that epitomizes what we want Indy to be and what today Indy is.