Revolution and Assimilation: Understanding the Evolving Identity of the Punjabi Sikh Diaspora in California during the Early Twentieth Century by Rajan Gill

Sept 2019 Abstract This paper examines the evolving identity of the Punjabi Sikh diaspora in California during the early twentieth century, focusing on the relatively neglected role of the Pacific Coast Khalsa Diwan Society and its interactions with the Ghadar Party. In doing so, the paper adds to previous global accounts of the Ghadar Party … Read more

The Three Pillars of Sikhism: A Note on Origins by Nirvikar Singh

Sept 2019 Abstract This paper considers a trio of moral precepts for Sikhs that have come to be known as the “threepillars of Sikhism,” (Naam japna, kirat karni, vand chhakna) and traces their origins to a specificwork of Bhai Vir Singh, originally published in 1907. The paper also discusses some subsequentliterary use of the triple, … Read more