Posts Tagged ‘Sihk’

Sikh doctors shave beards to fight COVID-19

Thursday, May 14th, 2020

In Montréal, Quebec, two Sikh doctors have made the choice to break the rules of their religion in the service of a greater principle. Bill Brownstein tells the story of Sanjeet Singh-Saluja and Rajeet Singh-Saluja, who both work within Montréal’s overtaxed hospital system. Their facial hair has never presented a problem before, but that changed when the spread of COVID-19 Read more

Kiwis learn about Sikh religion at ‘Turban Day’

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

Hundreds of people in Auckland took the opportunity today to find out what it’s like to wear a turban. The event was arranged to help people understand more about the Sikh religion. New Zealand is home to 20,000 thousand Sikhs. The turban is one of five articles of their faith, and is considered to be Read more