Monthly Archives: November 2012

Four months to Sikh Environment Day 2013

November 20, 2013: EcoSikh sends out its newsletter with ideas for March 14 celebrations and invites Sikh community to plan their Sikh Environment Day, 2013.  Read the full newsletter here. Useful links from newsletter: Registration for Sikh Environment Day 2013 … Continue reading

Primary School in Haryana starts nursery to mark Sikh Environment Day 2013

20 Nov, 2012: EcoSikh volunteer coordinator Gurpreet Singh, who is a teacher at Government Primary School, Kalwa, Haryana, with 50 young students, has initiated a school nursery project to mark Sikh Environment Day 2013. The idea is that each student … Continue reading

EcoSikh Appeals for “One Candle One Family” at Gurdwaras to celebrate Diwali

Nov 11, 2012; Washington DC: EcoSikh sent a formal appeal to Jathedar Sri Akal Takhat Sahib to mandate “One Candle One Family” for Sikhs who want to light candles at the Gurdwaras. EcoSikh survey revealed that majority of Sikh families light more … Continue reading

‘Mata Dharat Mahat’: Sikh conference Safar committed to Sustainability

The Sikh Feminist Research Institute hosted Our Journeys 2012 October 27, a conference exploring the interaction between Sikhi and gender, through research, activism and praxis. Seeing Sikh women’s issues and ecological issues as inherently interlinked, and understanding that the Gurus’ … Continue reading

Sikh Century Ride, 100 mile bike ride from Stockton to Yuba City in California, USA

Sikh Century Ride, 100 mile bike ride from Stockton to Yuba City in California, USA The weekend Sikhs in California organized, ‘Sikh Century Ride’ a bike ride from Stockton Gurdwara to Yuba City, cycling a “century” of miles to commemorate … Continue reading

Sikh voices on Climate Change at PowerShift 2012

Sikh voices on Climate Change at PowerShift 2012 Gurpreet Singh Dipak presented on Sikh faith based perspectives on climate change and represented Ecosikh at Powershift 2012 (www.wearepowershift.ca), an environmental, youth led conference on climate justice held in Ottawa, Canada over … Continue reading