Are Sikh Destination Weddings Giving “Satkar” to Our Guru

SUN, SAND… & “SATKAAR” I am writing this in response to the mixed viewpoints on the recent “destination” Anand Karaj carried out by the scenic beaches of Cancun for the union of a Sikh couple. It sounds wonderfully romantic when you look it at like that, something many couples dream about, spending months organising supported […]

“Only GurSikhs Had Anand Karaj Before the 1900” Says Elderly Grandmother

Anand Karaj in the 1900s by Anonymous on Sikhnet Recently the Sikh marriage ceremony (Anand Karaj) has come under dispute when concerning couples professing different faiths, which has led to some controversy and conflict. Without going into too much detail of the recent events in the UK, where members of the Sikh community prevented an […]

BBC Program on Misuse of Sikh Wedding Ceremony

BBC program on the misuse of the Sikh wedding ceremony. Commentors put forward their views on the issue that occurred at the Leamington Gurdwara Sahib in the UK where the Sikh Youth protested against the violation of Sikh Tenets and Akal Takht orders. Many people have misunderstood the issue involving Sikh ceremonies in Gurdwara Sahibs. […]

Kanwar Grewal Gets Married According to Puran Guru Maryada of Anand Karaj

Kanwar Grewal has set a great example of how an Anand Karaj should be conducted. Kanwar Grewal married Bibi Karamjit Kaur of Sri Mukatsar Sahib in Puran Guru Maryada Anand Karaj. The couple conducted lavaan at Amrit Vela 4am without any type of Punjabi culture interference. Kanwar Grewal wore no Shirvaani and no Sehra and […]

Singer Kanwar Grewal Praised for Setting Great Example of Anand Karaj

Kanwar Grewal has set a great example of how an Anand Karaj should be conducted. Kanwar Grewal married Bibi Karamjit Kaur of Sri Mukatsar Sahib in Puran Guru Maryada Anand Karaj. The couple conducted lavaan at Amrit Vela 4am without any type of Punjabi culture interference. Kanwar Grewal wore no Shirvaani and no Sehra and […]

OP/ED: The Legacy of the Anand Karaj by Mankamal Singh UK

THE LEGACY OF THE ANAND KARAJ by Mankamal Singh of the UK The greatest legacy we can pass on to our children and grandchildren is not money, property or other material things accumulated in our lifetime, but rather the legacy of heritage, character and faith. It is the responsibility of one generation to nurture the […]

Nanaksar Baba Balwinder Singh Speaks Out on Sham Anand Karaj Ceremonies

Nanaksar Baba Balwinder spoke out in praise of Sikh Youth UK which has brought the issue of sham Anand Karaj ceremonies to light. Gurdwara around the UK conducted sham Anand Karaj ceremonies which violated Sikh code of conduct. The Sikh youth actively protested outside of Gurdwaras to stop the sacrilege of Sri Guru Granth Sahib […]

Foreign Sikhs Explain Why an Anand Karaj Can Only Be Between 2 Sikhs

2 Sikh who are non-Punjabi speak on what the Anand Karaj ceremony means to them. Related: BRING BACK THE SANCTITY OF THE SIKH WEDDING (ANAND KARAJ) CEREMONY By Mankamal Singh from the UK We are paying the price of our own degradation of our own Rehat Marayada. We focused the last 50 years on differences […]

One of the Best Discussions on Why Anand Karaj is Only For Sikhs

A TV discussion show with Sikh Council UK regarding the Anand Karaj and Rehat Marayada. The show was broadcast on 14 August 2015, prior to the National Gurdwara meeting at Southall. The discussion revolves around the purpose of the Anand Karaj and why an Anand Karaj must be only for Sikhs. The intellectuals discuss on […]

Sikh Council UK Discussion on Outerfaith Anand Karaj

A TV discussion show with Sikh Council UK regarding the Anand Karaj and Rehat Marayada. The show was broadcast on 14 August 2015, prior to the National Gurdwara meeting at Southall. Sikh Council UK Secretary General Gurmel Singh and Sikh Council UK Board of Jathedars member Principal Gurmukh Singh discuss the significance and importance of […]

Youth Group Statement on Resolutions Passed on Anand Karaj in UK

Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh. 24/08/2015 We congratulate Bhai Gurmel Singh Ji from the Sikh Council UK in showing great leadership by bringing all sides of the debate together on one platform with mutual respect and consideration. We agree with all points passed in the meeting, in particular the need of an […]