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This is the first monument in Europe in the Bronze lost wax cast at the Foundry Artistic Fracaro Arte of Vicenza, dedicated to the Sikh soldiers who fell in World War II. It is located at Forlia Indian War cemmetry in Vicenza.

I chose this picture because this is the first monument in Europe in the Bronze lost wax cast at the Foundry Artistic Fracaro Arte of Vicenza, dedicated to the Sikh soldiers who fell in World War II. It is located at Forlia Indian War cemmetry in Vicenza.

The Fearless Warrior-Saint : Born in Jhabal village (now Amritsar, Punjab in India), Mai Bhago grew up in a time when the 10th guru, Guru Gobind Singh, fought to defend Sikhs against Mughal forces and hill chiefs. During a great siege in 1705, Mai Bhago rallied 40 deserters and led them into battle herself, sword in hand. They died fighting and became known as the Chali Mukte, the Forty Liberated Ones. Afterward, Mai Bhago became the Guru's bodyguard, donning a turban and cross-dressing in…

10 Sikh Women You Should Know and Why You Should Know Them

thewomenofwar: “Mai Bhago was a female Sikh who led Sikh soldiers against the Mughals in When male soldiers decided to desert their commander she rallied the women and they barred the men from.

The Sikh Regiment, being led by Sri Guru Granth Sahib, of the British-India Army somewhere in the Asia Minor front (more or less the area that is the modern day Middle East—Iraq, Syria and Turkey) during World War I.

ਪਹਿਲੇ ਵਿਸ਼ਵ ਯੁੱਧ ਦੌਰਾਨ ਸ੍ਰੀ ਗੁਰੂ ਗ੍ਰੰਥ ਸਾਹਿਬ ਜੀ ਦੀ ਪਵਨ ਬੀੜ ਲੈ ਕੇ ਜਾਂਦੇ ਹੋਏ ਸਿੱਖ ਫੌਜੀ Sikh Soldiers carrying the Guru Granth Sahib Ji during World War I.

Sikh Soldiers in World War I, Title: Sikh Pioneers, Artist: Paul Sarrut c. Aug. 3, 1915, Print, British and Indian Troops in Northern France, 70 War Sketches. To see more artwork like this visit the SikhMuseum.com Exhibit - The Art of War

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Gatka – India: meaning: “a three-hand span stick, a club, an Indian club or a mace” Gatka is the martial art of the Sikhs, and is tied in with the religion Sikhism. It's a weapons-based martial art, which was imparted to the Sikhs in the time of Guru Hargobind Ji (the sixth Guru of the Sikhs) by the Rajputs (Hindu warriors of northern India) in the 16th century, in gratitude for their release from imprisonment by the fledgling Sikh army of that time.

Baba Budha Ji adorning Young Hargobind sahib with Miri-piri swords

Guru Nanak and his disciples converse with Muslim clerics, from a manuscript of the Janam Sakhi. Approx. 1750-1800

PHOTOS: Sikh Art: Reflections Of A Unique Spiritual, Secular Identity

Guru Nanak and his disciples converse with Muslim clerics, from a manuscript of the Janam Sakhi.

Sikh Art

PHOTOS: Sikh Art: Reflections Of A Unique Spiritual, Secular Identity

While Sikh art largely celebrates the unique spiritual and secular identity of the Sikh people, it also reflects the artistic diversity of the Punjab reg.

Free Guru Nanak Coloring Pictures

All About Guru Nanak, the First Guru of Sikhism

Did you know that Guru Nanak Dev founded the Sikh faith? Find out all about the life, ministry, and travels of First Guru Nanak here.

Sikh Temple shooting

The Sikh temple shooting is the latest in a string of violent tragedies that has kept the hot gun issue on the front burner.

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Banda Singh Bahadur Sava Lakh Khalsa – Art of Punjab: Official Site

New Yorkers gather in Union Square for a vigil

New Yorkers gather in Union Square for a vigil in support of the victims of the shooting at the Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin