Sikh Remembrance Day

Sunday November 9, 2014 at the military grave of Canadian WWI hero Pvt. Buckam Singh. Annual ceremony honouring a tradition of military service and sacrifice.

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Sacred Words

An exhibition of the Sikh written word as art. Discover the beauty of the lost art of Sikh calligraphy.

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In Search of the Sikh Helmet

Did Sikhs ever wear helmets? What is the mysterious turban helmet and who actually wore them?

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Doctor Brighton's Pavilion

During World War I a magnificent Royal Palace in England is converted into a unique hospital for wounded Sikh and Indian soldiers of the British Army.

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The Lost Palace of Amritsar

A majestic palace unlike any other once glimmered in the waters of the sacred pool of nectar at Amritsar. One of the largest and most magnificent structures of its kind.

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Maharaja in the Guru's Darbar

One of the most important 19th century Sikh painting by Viennese artist, August Schoefft depicts Maharaja Ranjit Singh in devotion at the Darbar Sahib complex at Amritsar.

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Nishan Sahib

Explore the evolution and meaning of the sacred banner of the Sikhs - from its spiritual significance to the history of its changing colors, patterns, designs and emblems over the centuries.

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A Sikh Wedding

Take a special tour of a Sikh wedding. Experience the wedding day using immersive imaging virtual reality technology.

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The Art of War

Paintings and drawings of Sikh soldiers in World War I - portraits, at their camps on the frontlines, on the battlefield.

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Operation Blue Star

Documenting the 1984 attack on the Golden Temple Complex by the Indian Army - analysis, archival photos, chronology of events, media reports.

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Private Buckam Singh

The remarkable story of a once forgotten war hero and early Canadian pioneer. One of the first Sikh soldiers allowed to join the Canadian Army, he fought with Canadian troops in France during World War I.

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