Sikh Culture

A Sikh is a follower of Sikhism. It primarily originated in the 15th century in the Punjab region of South Asia. The term "Sikh" has its origin in Sanskrit term sisya, meaning "disciple, student" or siksa, meaning 'instruction'. A Sikh is a disciple of the Guru.


 

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Lohri Celebrations
Lohri is not just a festival for the people of Punjab, but a symbol of life...
Lohri
Rohtak > India
 

History of Lohri Festival
The history of Lohri, a seasonal festival of North India is as old as that of story of Indus Valley civilization itself...
Lohri
New Delhi > India
 

Legends of Lohri Festival
Historic festival of Punjab, the most significant of them being the Dullah Bhatti, which evolved around the Festival of Lohri...
Lohri
New Delhi > India
 

Origin of Lohri
Lohri marks the end of winter on the last day of Paush, and beginning of Magha...
Lohri
Ludhiana > India
 

Customs and Traditions of Lohri
The various customs and traditions attached to the festival of Lohri signifies the harvesting of the Rabi crops...
Lohri
Chandigarh > India
 

Dulha Bhatti
Dulha Bhatti also popularly known as Robinhood is the heroic icon that is associated with the harvest festival of Lohri...
Lohri
New Delhi > India
 

Influence of Lohri
The festival is celebrated with great fervor and exuberance especially in North India...
Lohri
Chandigarh > India
 

Social Significance of Lohri
Though Lohri festival has no religious significance but it holds a great social significance and is celebrated as a day of imparting social love to one and all...
Lohri
Jalandhar > India
 

The First Lohri
The first Lohri celebrated by a new bride or a newborn represents a grand occasion and immediate family members are invited for feast and exchange of gifts.
Lohri
New Delhi > India
 

Bonfires and Bonhomie
Come January 13 and almost the entire country, from Phagwara to Pudukottai, basks in the warmth and gaiety of the harvest festival...
Lohri
New Delhi > India
 

 

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