Thank you, Jagraj Singh

Jagraj Singh was the founder of Sikh educational charity Basics of Sikhi, and its parent organisation Everything’s 13. He studied politics, philosophy and economics at Oxford University and served in the British Army before taking it upon himself to begin producing educational videos on Sikhi, in English, via the Basics of Sikhi YouTube channel, and…

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Sikhs do believe in the hierarchical caste system

Vaheguru ji ka Khalsa Vaheguru ji ki Fateh Should Sikhs acknowledge caste, and do they, are two very different questions. Caste is rejected in Sikhi, there is no debate about that. But us Punjabis love being rebellious and doing the opposite of what we are told, so much so, that caste is an integral part…

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Growing up as a British Sikh

The Gurdwara elders won’t teach you about Sikhi, because you don’t speak Punjabi. They haven’t taught you Punjabi, or learned English for themselves, nor do they know much about Sikhi themselves, but it’s still your fault. The other British Indians aren’t interested in you because you’re not cut-haired and clean shaven. They believe you must…

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