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The story of Toba Tek Singh

The story of Toba Tek Singh

For whom the bell tolls  The 16th day of April 1853 is special in the Indian history. The day was a public holiday. At 3:30 pm, as the 21 guns roared together, the first train carrying Lady Falkland, wife of ...

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1984 Account: The Power of 5 Singhs

1984 Account: The Power of 5 Singhs

 (As told by a sevadar from Gurdwara Nanaksar) It was during the anti-sikh riots. I was at that time living in Gurdwara Nanaksar in Haryana. There were 7 other sewadars in the Gurdwara. Trouble started brewing early in the morning. We noticed about 50 young men gathering outside a few hundred metres away from the Gurdwara Sahib. We didn’t really pay too much attention to them. ...

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Punjab’s folkal instruments

Punjab’s folkal instruments

Punjab has a rich musical tradition as Punjab’s folkal instruments go back many centuries. Please browse through below and learn about the various Punjabi instruments. Punjab has a rich musical tradition as Punjab’s folkal instruments go back many centuries. These ...

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Faisalabad artist honours Sikh leaders

Thursday, May 30, 2013: It took Bholla Javed months of hard work to complete a soil painting depicting the first Sikh master Guru Nanak Dev. The medium of art Bholla has used is primarily soil – clay — from Nankana Sahib, ...

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