Faith Tag

I had such a lovely time speaking at "Sikh Women in Contemporary America" event hosted by the Sikh Coalition. Inni Kaur, Reshma Singh, and I shared stories and experiences of the ways in which our faith has influenced our professional lives. The audience was full of thoughtful and inspiring young women and men, some of whom wrote about their experiences at the event here. You can also check out the photos from the event on the Sikh Coalition's Facebook Page here. (Photo Source: The Sikh Coalition)

Published on Huffington Post. The following remarks were delivered by Valarie Kaur at The White House on November 20, 2013. Waheguru Ji Ka Kalsa, Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh Thank you to President Obama and his staff for gathering us in the White House to celebrate Gurpurab, the birth of Guru Nanak, the founder of the Sikh faith. I am deeply honored to reflect on the story of our faith with you. The story begins halfway around the world in Punjab with the birth of a humble herdsman named Nanak in

Published on The Washington Post. By Vineet Chander, Valarie Kaur and Najeeba Syed-Miller One week after the Sikh shootings in Oak Creek, Americans have learned more about the Sikh community, many for the first time. A brief introduction to Sikhism has caused people to wonder about the relationship between Sikhism, Hinduism and Islam. Each religion is a distinct tradition with unique sets of beliefs, practices and values, and at the same time, all three have coexisted for many hundreds of years in the South Asian region of the world. India