Bana & Saroop

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Amrit Sanchar: From Lame to Cool

by Lakhpreet Kaur When I was young, the only Amrit Dhari Sikhs I saw were older people. Sikhs who were frumpy, overweight, dogmatic, boring, strict, and judgmental. I felt that our elders and bhai sahibs por...

Things All Long Haired Kaurs Face

This article is just for fun. It's not meant to be serious. It's mean to bring a smile to your face. We all love our long, beautiful locks and understand what a precious gift it is from Waheguru. It's a connect...
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The Sikh Identity is Only For Men

by Harleen Kaur “The Sikh identity is only for men.” I sat, stunned, unsure of how to respond. The statement had entered the air with a sense of finality, but I saw her brows furrow as her eyes continued ...

Cool Kaurs

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Kaur Voices: A Vibrant Event

By Lakhpreet Kaur On Friday April 29th, 2016 members of Sewa, a Sikh student organization made up of Columbia University & Barnard College students, hosted Kaur Voices, a night of spoken word, poetry, art ...

Kaur Stories Inspire Toronto Students

by Simran Kaur Ghoman This past Friday saw the finale of the University of Toronto’s third annual Sikh Awareness Week, hosted by its chapter of the Sikh Students Association. While many of the week’s activit...
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Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa Stuns TV Judges

With the power of spoken word poetry, Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa tackles social issues head-on. A bright, spunky, young woman, Sukhjit took the stage of Australia’s Got Talent  (AGT) early this month and showed the...




Days of Old

The following photos of Sikh women and girls are from 1935 to 1986. If you have old photos of Sikh women that you’d like to share, send them to! To see other vintage photos we’ve featured, cli...
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Children’s Adventures Through Punjab

A book review of Fascinating Folktales of Punjab by Lakhpreet Kaur Gurmeet Kaur is back again, with three more wonderful, bilingual, Punjabi folktale books! The Rooster’s Wedding, Tales of The Mouse & Th...
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Sikh Women to Discuss Guru Nanak

On Feb 20th, the Asian Art Museum and the Sikh Foundation are hosting, “The Language of Colors: A discussion of Guru Nanak’s Janamsakhi Life Stories.” It will be an exploration of Guru Nanak Sahib’s legacy thou...

A Conversation with Self

by Rakind Kaur Sometimes I think you are naive sometimes you seem a hopeless romantic At times I think you might just be a true idealist or perhaps the idiot who ends up dead in some ditch ...

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Kaur Life is a space where Kaurs & Singhs can share their stories and learn from each other. It’s a place where you can take up space and raise your voice!  So, we encourage you to submit your work! Kaur Life survives on your submissions! You can submit...

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  Do you want to contribute to Kaur Life but don't know what to submit? Do you need some ideas to get started? Maybe some of the following prompts will help you write something! Kaurs, read on! Singhs, click here for ideas.  Lifestyle How ha...