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The Roundtable Open Forum # 82
by LEESHA McKENNY
For those of us who live in the diaspora, to which nation, which political entity do we owe our loyalty? The country which is now our home, where our children flourish? Or the misery we have left behind in India?
I Am No Ann Landers:
Or, How To Cope With Inter-Faith Marriage
by T. SHER SINGH
THE ROUNDTABLE OPEN FORUM # 81: We are living in a world where all of the old mores have been either knocked down or are up for grabs.
The Nagar Keertan:
The Roundtable Open Forum # 80
by JAGDEESH SINGH & ATMA SINGH
These parades are a gross distortion of true Sikhi which, from beginning to end, is about social justice and activism. It is about global justice and global good. About sarbat-da-bhalla!
Enforcing The Social Contract:
The Roundtable Open Forum # 79
by I.J. SINGH
The social contract between the individual and the community stipulates that in return for the latter's protective shield that we all need, the members will obey the rules and regulations faithfully.
Kicking The Tires
The Roundtable Open Forum # 78
by I.J. SINGH
If we critically examine only others but become defensive about our own shortcomings, then that can lead to only one of two end results: undeserved and unnecessary hubris or a schizoid existence.
The Gift of Tzedakah: Jews & Sikhs Share Place of Worship:
The Roundtable Open Forum # 77
by JOE DOWD
“We view this as not only as an act of tzedakah, but ... also as a wonderful opportunity to form a close relationship with our Sikh neighbors and to learn from one another”.
The Song of The Sikhs
by ANDREW BOWEN
Hymns and chants are ingrained in me. One of my favorite parts of each faith are the hymns, chants, and mantras associated with worship, and the Sikhs really go over the top.
Food and Drink! ... For Thought
The Roundtable Open Forum # 75
by PAWANBIR SINGH
The steward who was serving beverages, saw me and he smiled politiely. The next thing, in a very eager tone, he asked, “Mr. Singh, can I get you some Scotch?”
Loose Lips Sink Ships by I.J. SINGH & T. SHER SINGH
We recently came across a blurb introducing a national radio conversation on Sikhism, which, in a brief two lines about Sikhs, describes God in Sikhism as “shapeless and sightless.”
India - Shackles, Old & New:
The Roundtable Open Forum # 73
by I.J. SINGH & T. SHER SINGH
When we get invited to Aug 15 festivities, or come across the Indian flag, all that we feel is a deep sense of sadness for India and its people ...