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  • Sikh Sangat News
  • Anglo Sikh Wars 1845-1849 First ever 3D augmented reality exhibition launched in Leicester

    Anglo Sikh Wars 1845-1849 First ever 3D augmented reality exhibition launched in Leicester
    From left to right – Councillor Piara Singh Clair, Head of Museums Sarah Levitt, Daljit Singh Makan, Head of SMI Gurinder Singh Mann, Captain Makand Singh, Captain Mark Hughes, SMI’s Raj Mann. A new interactive exhibition, thought to be the first of its kind in the city, was successfully launched at Newarke Houses Museum in ...
  • Work in Progress ? 3D Charaina interactive of Guru Gobind Singh

    Work in Progress ? 3D Charaina interactive of Guru Gobind Singh
    Work in Progress – 3D Charaina interactive of Guru Gobind Singh Commemorating the 350th Birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh ji with Taran3D Following on from our initial release in April 2016 of the Akal Ustat plate in 3d, the team have been working hard to recreate all four breastplates which were worn by Guru ...
  • The Anglo Sikh Wars: The Battle of Ferozeshah 171st anniversary lecture held at Newarke Houses Museum

    The Anglo Sikh Wars: The Battle of Ferozeshah 171st anniversary lecture held at Newarke Houses Museum
    A special lecture took place in Leicester on friday 9th December. It was part of a series of events undertaken by the Sikh Museum Initiative (SMI) related to the Anglo Sikh Wars which took place between the Sikh empire and the East India Company between 1845 and 1849. Daljit Singh Makan The night was hosted ...
  • Anglo Sikh Wars: Battles, Treaties and Relics launch

    Anglo Sikh Wars: Battles, Treaties and Relics launch
    Anglo Sikh Wars project launched Newarke Houses Museum, Leicester, 14th October 2016 For many years, the fabled diamond known as the Koh-i-noor has received much interest from both India and the UK. The diamond was taken by the British as part of a treaty initiated after the Anglo Sikh Wars. It is these wars that are ...
  • International Sikh Research Conference showcases the depth in global Sikh research.

    International Sikh Research Conference showcases the depth in global Sikh research.
    ISRC 2016 held at the University of Warwick was a major success. The third International Sikh Research Conference (ISRC) showcased the research of University students as well as seasoned scholars of the Sikh faith. The conference was convened by Harjinder Singh Lallie (University of Warwick) and Gurinder Singh Mann (Director of the Sikh Museum Initiative). ...
 
 
  • Catholic Exchange
  • Why Do Catholics Have a Devotion to Mary?

    Why Do Catholics Have a Devotion to Mary?
    Why Do Catholics Have a Devotion to Mary?All relationships, of course, are a two-way street. They require something from us ? phone calls and visits, acts of thoughtfulness, time spent together. They demand that that we give something of ourselves to the other. In our relationship with Mary, she helps give new life to our souls, prays for us, and provides us […]
  • Solemnity of the Ascension

    Solemnity of the Ascension
    The celebration of the Ascension used to leave me a bit flat.  It was clear what Good Friday did for me.  And Easter Sunday?s benefits were indisputable.  But as for the Ascension, what?s in it for me? Christianity is about a kind of love we call agape or charity.  It is love that looks away […]
  • Scripture Speaks: The Ascension of Our Lord

    Scripture Speaks: The Ascension of Our Lord
    Ascension Sunday presents a paradox:  Jesus leaves His apostles for Heaven, but He assures them He is always with them.  What kind of departure was this? Gospel (Read Mt 28:16-20) Today?s Gospel records the end of Jesus? forty days of post-Resurrection appearances and teaching.  The account of what actually happened during those days is quite […]
  • In the first reading, God assures Paul of his presence and support in his missionary work, “Do not be afraid … I am with you.” In the Gospel reading, Jesus assures his disciples of his continuing presence and support, even after he has left them. Indeed, in reality he was not leaving them: he continues […]
  • Quote of the Day

    Quote of the Day
    “The joy that God takes in every man, the magnanimity with which He sets him free should teach us, for God has granted us the privilege of being His image.” -Romano Guardini, Learning the Virtues.