Simranjit Khalsa

Simranjit Khalsa is an author at Religion News Service.

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Why this year’s summer solstice matters so much for a new religious movement mired in controversy

By Simranjit Khalsa — June 14, 2023
(The Conversation) — 3HO was founded in 1969, and SDI followed five years later. What are they, and what is the significance of the 2023 summer solstice for their followers?

What is the Sikh festival of Baisakhi and why is it so sacred?

By Simranjit Khalsa — April 14, 2022
(The Conversation) — Originally a spring harvest festival, Baisakhi acquired religious significance after the10th Sikh guru created the Khalsa, a distinctive Sikh identity, on this day.
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