Diwali Picture Gets Over 1 Million Shares, Makes History

A picture of Sri Harmandir Sahib with lanterns in the sky went viral on social media and became the most widely shared pictures in the history of Diwali. It’s likely that you also saw the image on your newsfeeds. The picture was shared by very widely by celebrities and some of the biggest social media […]

A Different Perspective: Is Black Diwali the Khalsa’s Way to Protest?

English Summary of the Punjabi – Kali Diwali Black Diwali – Blowing out Candles will Save the Panth! Via: Gurmat Parchar The Khalsa is known for its uniqueness in the world. Although its arrival on this earth was preordained the reason and circumstance for its formation was born from the martyrdom of Sri Guru Tegh […]

Makkar Responds to Black Diwali and Fireworks at Sri Harmandar Sahib

SGPC Head Avtar Singh Makkar said there will be no fireworks or lighting of lamps at Sri Harmandar Sahib this Diwali. When questioned on Diwali being a “Black Diwali” he said there won’t be any ‘Black Diwali’. The decision was made after consultation with the Akal Takht’s ‘Panj Piyare’ who were earlier suspended by Makkar. […]

Fireworks at Sri Harmandir Sahib Ji During Bandi Chhor Diwas (Video)

Fireworks at Darbar Sahib Amritsar 2014 by dailysikhupdates Bandi Chhor Diwas at Sri Harmandir Sahib Ji by dailysikhupdates GOLDEN TEMPLE PLAZA AT DIWALI NIGHT by dailysikhupdates Fireworks at Sri Harmandir Sahib Ji on Diwali by dailysikhupdates As some of you may know, today is Diwali. In the Indian calendar this is the beginning of the […]

President Obama Wishes Sikhs Happy Diwali (Video)

The President wishes a Happy Diwali to all those who celebrate the festival of lights. October 22, 2014. “To all the families gathering together this Diwali to reflect on all the blessings of the past year, I wish you a joyous celebration and Saal Mubarak. ” —President Obama: Obama Diwali Wishes Obama Diwali Greetings to […]

SGPC To Go Ahead With Fireworks on Diwali, But Duration of Show Shortened

The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has decided to go ahead with the fireworks at the Golden Temple on Diwali on November 3. But at the same time, it has decided to cut down on the duration of the fireworks. Confirming this, SGPC chief Avtar Singh Makkar said, “In the past also, we have cut […]