Khalsa Lives On

ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂਜੀਕਾਖ਼ਾਲਸਾ ॥ ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂਜੀਕੀਫ਼ਤਹਿ ॥ We hope everyone’s enjoying their much-needed holidays! For this month’s bulletin, we’re celebrating 324 years since Guru Gobind Singh Ji gathered Sikhs at Anandpur Sahib to declare the formation of the Khalsa. To be sure, Vaisakhi has a history that extends long before this, with the date marking the Solar New […]

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Sikhs Beyond Sikhi

ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂਜੀਕਾਖ਼ਾਲਸਾ ॥ ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂਜੀਕੀਫ਼ਤਹਿ ॥ Thank you everyone for coming to our annual Oxbridge Sikh Societies Varsity Sports Day yesterday, I hope you had fun! As we approach the half-way point of Lent, please take some time to rest and make time to spend with friends. We’ll be releasing details of our next event soon! Keep

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Khalsa Vaheer

ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂਜੀਕਾਖ਼ਾਲਸਾ ॥ ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂਜੀਕੀਫ਼ਤਹਿ ॥ I hope you all enjoyed the holidays and are now excited to start the next term. Just a reminder to keep an eye out on our Instagram and our Facebook chat for details of a Sikh Society meal to start the term during the week, and a Games Night on Saturday!

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Christmas and Sikhi

ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂਜੀਕਾਖ਼ਾਲਸਾ ॥ ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂਜੀਕੀਫ਼ਤਹਿ ॥ We hope you survived Michaelmas and are enjoying a well-deserved break. A reminder that you can find the link to the weekly zoom Rehraas Sahib on our Facebook chat. We are also changing the format of the newsletter away from the Sikh monthly calendar to exploring different topics from a Sikh

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ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂਜੀਕਾਖ਼ਾਲਸਾ ॥ ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂਜੀਕੀਫ਼ਤਹਿ ॥ Hey everyone, we’re now coming to the end of term as everyone begins to wrap up their lectures. A reminder about the formal on Saturday for those who signed up and the Games night on Friday 25th Nov at St. John’s college at 7:30pm! ਤੇਗ ਬਹਾਦਰ ਕੇ ਚਲਤ ਭਯੋ ਜਗਤ ਕੋ

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ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂਜੀਕਾਖ਼ਾਲਸਾ ॥ ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂਜੀਕੀਫ਼ਤਹਿ ॥ The term has just started, and faces old and new are looking to either adjust or readjust to the infamous “Cambridge Bubble.” It is easy to get lost and give in to that talk — treating Cambridge as some sort of 8-week-long island retreat that shuts you off from friends, family,

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ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂਜੀਕਾਖ਼ਾਲਸਾ ॥ ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂਜੀਕੀਫ਼ਤਹਿ ॥ I hope you are all enjoying the holidays! Remember to keep an eye out for our stall at the freshers fair! ਰੁਤਿ ਸਰਦ ਅਡੰਬਰੋ ਅਸੂ ਕਤਕੇ ਹਰਿ ਪਿਆਸ ਜੀਉ ॥ rut saradh adda(n)baro asoo katake har piaas jeeau ॥ In the cool, autumn season, in the months of Assu and Katik, I am thirsty for the Lord. (Ang 928,

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ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂਜੀਕਾਖ਼ਾਲਸਾ ॥ ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂਜੀਕੀਫ਼ਤਹਿ ॥ Bhadon is the month of opulence/wealth, where land and rivers are in flood. Panjab is the breadbasket of India. Recent famers’ protests have highlighted its agricultural significance. Crops cannot grow without water, yet the Indian government is looking to divert water away from Panjab. But how and why? ਪਹਿਲਾ ਪਾਣੀ ਜੀਉ

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ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂਜੀਕਾਖ਼ਾਲਸਾ ॥ ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂਜੀਕੀਫ਼ਤਹਿ ॥ I hope you are all enjoying summer, well done to everyone for making it through the year! A special congratulations to those who have graduated. A reminder that we are having a social at Top Golf Watford on the 23rd of July, message to get further details. On the first day

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ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂਜੀਕਾਖ਼ਾਲਸਾ ॥ ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂਜੀਕੀਫ਼ਤਹਿ ॥ This week marks the end of the academic year as we prepare for May Week celebrations. Congratulations to everyone for persevering through this tough exam season, your hard work deserves the extended period of relaxation to come! To celebrate, we’ll be hosting a student and alumni Kirtan Darbar as well as

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