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  1. https://www.mylondon.news/news/west-london-news/sikh-lawyer-treated-like-criminal-20379543 Sikh lawyer 'treated like a criminal' by court staff asked him to remove religious sword The lawyer describes the 'oppressive behaviour' after being asked to remove his Kirpan or be denied entry into the courtl use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Your information will be used in accordance with ourPrivacy Notice. A Sikh lawyer has described being “treated like a criminal” after he was told to remove his kirpan by court security at Ealing Magistrate
  2. Are there any remaining smaller makers of Kirpan, Kara, etc we could be supporting directly? Any small Amritsar smiths ship abroad?
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    Kirpan Help

    I am really lost and I truly regretting a decision I made a few months back of no longer wearing a kirpan while I wear all my other kakkars. I took amrit at a young age and my love for sikhi is still strong and everything was fine until the past year around when I reached 17 to 19 years of age. I got mixed with the wrong crowd and lost track of my nitnem although i did not take part in any activity including doing drugs or kaam. Just a few month back out of shame I stopped wearing my kirpan since I felt guilty for not doing my nitnem while wearing my kirpan. It didn't sit well with me to portr
  4. I took amrit a few years ago and everything was going well until I started loosing track of my nitnem and started hanging with the wrong crowd. I still did not engage in any bujjar kurrehits such as beadabi of kesh, taking intoxicants, or kaam. However, I was not consistent with my nitnem. Last year I decided to stop wearking my kirpan since I felt like I was showing off when I wasn't really doing my nitnem, I was portraying my bana without the bani. Since then, i have changed a lot and have began to get on track, and focusing on the areas I have been lacking in. I constantly regret every tha
  5. I've posted this before to but got no answers. Please sangat ji. Need your opinion. I'm on construction. I sweat and gatra gets wet and smelly. Also its in the way sometimes. I have all my 5 KS on me at all times. But I would like to put my kirpan in a sheath, like a holster which the belt goes through. Or even clips on to my belt. I'm aware the gatra is not a kakaar, but obviously the kirpan is. What is your opinion? Just to be clear I wear my kirpan and gatra at home, sleep, shower, gurdwara, pretty much everywhere else.
  6. Waheguru ji ka khalsa Waheguru ji ke fateh Sangat ji, I have a question. Need your help. I work in construction, I sweat alot. My gatra over time gets very wet at work due to sweat. And it smells. I have to wash it quite often. So my question is, can I have a kirpan holster on my belt instead of the gatra(strap) going around my shoulder? Just for work. At home I out my gatra back on because obviously I'm not wearing my belt all the time. I figured it should be fine because the 5Ks is kirpan only and not the gatra. Im not sure this is why I'm here. Your advice will be gre
  7. My kirpan slides out easily, makes me feel uneasy if my children jump around me. It was really secure with the fabric band around it but that always slips off the part which would hold the kirpan into its holder. Any suggestions?
  8. I would like to know different views on women and covering their head after taking amrit. I’ve read in gurbani to cover your head when preparing food and eating. A 5 k is kesh. I think akj see kesh as dastar regardless of male or female while eg nanaksar see it as keeping your hair uncut. I guess I am asking, is a dastar compulsory for a amritdhari female or is a chunni ok, or is nothing okay day to day and is it only required at certain times? I have a lot of female family members who only wear a chunni to gurdwara and nothing otherwise, yet they have taken amrit. They don’t wear a k
  9. Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa Waheguru Ji Ke Fateh. i wanted to ask why don’t some mahapursh and Sants don’t wear kirpans. Sant Baba Nand Singh Ji and Sant Baba Isher Singh Ji do not wear kirpans. How come this is the case? I am just curious knowing why. Bhul Chuk Maf Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa Waheguru Ji Ke Fateh
  10. I don't how this is happening. They're not letting Sikhs carry Kirpans in our own places. https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/punjab/golden-temple-fortified-ahead-of-bluestar-anniversary-92533 Tribune News Service Amritsar, May 31 Ahead of the Operation Bluestar anniversary that falls on June 6, the police have tightened security in and around the Golden Temple, stopping devotees from entering the shrine complex. This comes in the wake of clashes between SGPC workers and pro-Khalistan activists in the Golden Temple in recent years. A police officer said, “We apprehend
  11. I am the first Sikh in the history of Canada to have successfully fought for my right to wear the kirpan. It is a legal precedent in Canadian law. I am directing your attention to my blog. I have uploaded a jpeg here but at my blog, you can download it as a pdf. Visit: https://assaultatdixiegurdwara.wordpress.com/2020/02/20/kirpan-vs-epidemic-china/
  12. This is a thread to post ur favourite kirpana and other shastars (like their was this fav kirtan thread) mine personally is the sarabloh store 12 inch curved pesh kabz
  13. Vaheguru Ji Ka Khalsa Vaheguru Ji Ki Fateh! Looking for some advice Sangat Jee, I will be travelling to Rome, and was wondering whether anyone had been since the “Kirpan ban”, I understand the airport security piece and will be stowing mine in checked luggage, but how about in and around the actual city and sites? has anyone been recently? Any guidance will be appreciated!
  14. Guest

    Kirpan Use

    Waheguru ji ka Khalsa, Waheguru ji ki Fateh! Has anybody here ever faced a situation wherein they had to use their Kirpan for defending themselves/someone?
  15. Guest

    Mexico

    Waheguru je ka khalsa Waheguru je ke fateh has anyone been to Mexico on holiday? any issue with kirpan and singh identity?
  16. Dear Members, Just wanted to check if anyone has visited Florida this year and whether you found it okay to enter Disney or universal okay with kirpan despite there being metal scanners. Any advise appreciated. Thanks in advance.
  17. I’m flying to Punjab tomorrow and although Birmingham airport does allow a kirpan less than 6 cm I have to stop at Ashgabat and I don’t want any problems there. A Singh told me if I’m without my kirpan I cannot eat any food, is this true and are there any other requirements?
  18. Guest

    Football Kirpan

    Das was thinking of going to the world cup final if England make it. But obviously this would depend on kirpan laws in Russia and Fifa rules on Kirpan, any insight would be helpful, Thanks.
  19. Guest

    Going Disney Florida

    Dear forum members Has anyone been Disney Florida recently? any kirpan issues on entry? any help and information would be really helpful - thankyou sangat jee
  20. Guest

    Dori on Kirpan?

    WJKK WJKF I decided to use dori for my kirpan. I saw a YouTube video but I don't really understand it and it's too fast paced for me as a beginner. Any tutorials? WJKK WJKF
  21. Guest

    Pure Gym

    Does anyone know if pure gym allow kirpan? It doesn't mention anything about any kind of weapon or religious artifacts in the membership rules but was wondering if anyone knows whether or not we can wear one. At the moment I wear my kirpan under my clothes well hidden when I go gym.
  22. WJKKWJKF, I am an Amritdhari Sikh. As a part of work, I have to visit Singapore for four days ( might be posted permanently there ). Currently, I live in India. It is becoming really very hard to convince about removing kirpan for traveling. For the flight, I have heard that we can check-in our kirpan in the luggage and take it on an international flight. People suggest to perform Ardas and wear it on reaching the destination. However, I found that kirpan is also not allowed on Singapore MRT ( mass rapid transportation). So even if I take it on the flight, I won't be able
  23. Guest

    Shower kirpan

    I use a small kirpan when I shower in which I tuck it into my dastaar, I just wanted to know if this is right, also sometimes when I take my small kirpan out of my dastaar I forget to put on my everyday kirpan which I wear (I don't do it on purpose, I just forget) is alright for me to do japji sahib path to ask for, forgiveness and do benti that guru sahib ji stops me from this this again?
  24. Guest

    Kirpan

    Hi. So I am going to Paris as a school trip on a ferry and I wanted to know if i was allowed to wear my kirpan or even just keep it in my bag?? Please could someone answer this as I am very worried.
  25. sat sri akal. i've had a bit of a problem recently and i needed some help and i've been directed here. i'm planning on attending an amrit sanchar to be blessed with amrit in the summer and i'm also going to turn pro playing football professionally. where would i put my kirpan when i play? do i tie a small one around my neck or tie one around my thigh or keep one in my dastar? what do i do when i'm playing? thank you
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