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Guest PRITAM SINGH KHALSA

I like how he sneaks in rag mala for his signature :umm: hehehehheheheh

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Guest HaRdKaUrWaRrIoRz

first choice khalistan...but under the circumstances at present, canada-most beautiful place, most tolerant, and alotta sikhs...

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Guest HaRdKaUrWaRrIoRz

anything but england, even if its engville :umm:

haha no offfense to anyone from england but i cant stand it there

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4. Sikhs don't get beaten on the road because they wear turbans or look like Osama Bin Laden.

Yes, but Sikhs get beaten just for being Sikhs in India. This teenager who was beaten and had his hair cut by his attackers recently in Jaipur? No reason. Just for trying to protect one of his female classmates? I don't believe it. It was because he was sikh. And what is the Indian Gov't doing? Nothing. I don't even want to think what I'd do if I ever found those attackers of his. My blood starts to boil just thinking about it.

Waheguru

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protecting his female classmates ??

his female classmate was being wooed by both the sikh lad and the other fellow. So it was more like a fight between two potential suitors. Ofcourse one of them got vengeful and attacked our lad's kesh.

And what is the Indian Gov't doing?

Indian govt is supposed to interfere in all manner of schoolfights now ?? Well...

But hey, don't let facts come in the way. Let the hindu/Indian bashing continue....

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Guest Narinder Singh

For now id say Canada, but in the long run, it would definately be the US because most Americans (as dumb as we are), are progressive.

As for England, yea people know about Sikhs, but tackling ignorance and tackling hatred are two different struggles. Hatred and intolerance is a part of English culture, it always has been, and will be for a very very long time.

Surajsingh ji, you made some real good points. and definately helped me look at it in a different way :TH:

Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa

Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh

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The best country for Sikhs is INDIA.

1. You can walk around with your three feet long sword and people have no objection.

3. Sikhs don't have to hide their identity in order to get work or wear cap.

4. Sikhs don't get beaten on the road because they wear turbans or look like Osama Bin Laden.

5. Sikhs don't have to listen to slur which is quiet common if you are walking on the road.in western countries.

6. You can always find one Gurudwara sahib on a walking distance no matter where you are in India. If not walking distance then within few miles.

10. The big Sikh parades are available on all kind of Gurupurubs.

11. People don't look at you as you just landed with UFO and may be an alien.

1 - Only the indian government....

3 - That was 50 years ago in the UK....

4 - Sikhs should do more to promote their identity, just as others do....

5 - I've not been insulted and i've lived in the UK all my young life...

6 - So can you in the UK....

10 - They are done here on Basiakhi, for the Gurupurubs, the Gurdwaras and Sangat should arrange it. It's OUR duty...

11 - Never had that look before as i've said previously....

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India is the spiritual land not only for Sikhs but also other Indians who have any sort of link with that country. It is like a rough granite for all of us, each one has to polish it to see the shiny side of it. It is an individual experience. Livelihood, peace, quiet living, justice might not be easily obtainable in a country like India 'yet' though, for that you have other countries in the west etc. Now you can't aim to have everything, can ya. For that God has created heaven etc.

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The problem with western countires is that Sikhs arent recognised by the public/society/media properly. For example whenever a Sikh does a good thing the media will refer to them as Indian but, when a Sikh does a negative thing they are refered to as only Sikhs.

Having a Gurudwara on every corner isnt the way forward, when a granthi or commite member gets kicked out of one Gurudwara for putting their hand in the Golak they go and start up their own Gurudwara.

And another thing most of the Sikh youh these days try to be to western, im sure we have all seen it. Even on Vasakhi young Sikhs drive around Southall (In England) with loud Bhangra on, Cigarettes in one hand and beer in the other, with women in their laps. Is this the image we want the gora to see of Sikhi?

We all complain of the discrimination, but we never address the issues of partly bringing it on ourselves, through not educating are youth of what Sikhi reallly! How does driving around pumping Bhangra beats celebrate Vasakhi?

I live in London, and the problem i face is Sikh's embarresed of being Sikhs. When ever i see a Singh (or Singhnee) walking down the street, i will try to say Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa Waheguru Ji Ke Feteh, i almost give them a heart attack when they hear me say that to them in public. And usually the only reply i get is "Kidda Singh,"

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