Why is Vaisakhi Important?

Why is Vaisakhi Important?

The vibrant festival of Vaisakhi, or Baisakhi, is considered to be an extremely important festival in India and around the globe for many reasons. Besides being important to the farmers as the harvest festival, this is of prime importance in Sikhism as the founding...
Vaisakhi

Vaisakhi

N THE 21ST CENTURY IN UK, USA AND CANADA, VAISAKHI CELEBRATIONS ARE SYMBOLIC OF PUNJAB’S RELIGIOUS AND SOCIAL HISTORY. Many of us are not familiar with the challenges faced by farmers on a daily basis. Gone are the days when a very young bride in India was married to...
Government Waste

Government Waste

Money, even for government, is a finite resource. There is only so much of it to go around. And every dollar of government money comes from somewhere – a taxpayer, often scrimping to get by, or a business paying its share. That’s why we consider tax dollars to be a...
Bringing Compassion to Canada

Bringing Compassion to Canada

Many of us living in developed countries such as Canada will never experience poverty to the degree that those living in developing and third world countries continuously do. We live in our comfortable homes and go to work in our soaring glass towers wrapped up in our...
Meet the Children of Harmony House

Meet the Children of Harmony House

It was an early Monday morning and I excitedly, yet nervously, stepped into Harmony House. Harmony House consists of two villas that have been converted into centres for the children of the Gurgaon slums. As I pushed through the black steel gates of Harmony House, I...
Desi Santa is Coming to Town

Desi Santa is Coming to Town

Bruce Kehler is known as a man with a big heart, and a tradition of giving! Over the years Bruce has given a lot; so much in fact, that the number of causes that he has supported and continues to support cannot be listed here. Needless to say, there are many causes...