Photos and Writings about the lost heritage of the Sikhs in Pakistan

Once in a while I come across a book that I wish to bring to the attention of my friends and colleagues. Below is a review I have written of Lost Heritage: The Sikh Legacy in Pakistan (Hardcover).   Book Review by Dr. Harbans Lal LOST HERITAGE: The Sikh Legacy in Pakistan (Hardcover) By Amardeep… Read More Photos and Writings about the lost heritage of the Sikhs in Pakistan

Compassion and Perseverance: Two Sikh Values Upheld by Bhagat Puran Singh

By Dr. Harbans Lal Dr. Inderjit Kaur, the tireless head of Pingalwara, very kindly invited me to speak at the 2015 Anniversary celebration of Bhagat Puran Singh. Since my ageing body does not permit long travel any more, I promised instead to contribute an essay toward Bhagat ji’s memorial. Earlier I had already published my… Read More Compassion and Perseverance: Two Sikh Values Upheld by Bhagat Puran Singh

The Great Leap of Faith – A Sikh Initiation Rite

By Dr. Harbans Lal Sikhs have a straightforward, but still very inspirational and practical initiation rite. The only problem is that in recent times, we seem to have forgotten its importance. An American friend of mine recently explored the rite of initiation to our living Guru, Sri Guru Granth Sahib, and felt disturbed that we… Read More The Great Leap of Faith – A Sikh Initiation Rite