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SMI Lecture: The Lost Sikh Heritage in Pakistan

Saturday 25th June 2016 Ramgharia Board Gurdwara Leicester After the partition of India many sacred shrines of the Sikhs were lost to Pakistan. As a result over the many decades the history and heritage of the Sikhs in Pakistan has been disappearing due to neglect, and the forcible possession of sacred areas. So it becomes more imperative that the heritage of the Sikhs is further understoo...
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Fading frescoes calls for a facelift

Time has taken a toll on the 19th century murals on the walls of Palkiana Sahib in Amritsar by Kanwarjit Singh Kang I first visited Palkiana Sahib in 1971. I was researching on mural paintings in 19th century Punjab and its walls — both of the inner shrine and the circumambulatory — delighted me. The more than 50 fresco panels, most of these from the Ramayana, and executed on glazed lime plast...
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Lost Heritage: The Sikh Legacy in Pakistan (Accepting pre-orders for Dec 2015 release)

New book uncovers the lost Sikh Heritage in Pakistan ‘LOST HERITAGE – The Sikh Legacy in Pakistan’, by Amardeep Singh, a 60 chapter narrative in over 50,000 words, interspersed with 517 photographs presents the diverse remnants of the community across the country.  Seven decades after the searing partition of 1947, the Sikh community continues to yearn to experience its glorious heritage aband...
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