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Advanced review of Her Name Is Kaur, by Deepa Kaur

We are happy to share an advance review from Deepa Kaur about Her Name Is Kaur: Sikh American Women Write About Love, Courage, and Faith. Deepa is a Senior Manager, managing Ericsson’s global innovation program which specializes in early venture, incubation, and growth capital financing to a worldwide division. Deepa holds a degree in Computer Engineering from UC Irvine…

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Sharing Her Name is Kaur at Stanford University

The Sikh Love Stories Project had the pleasure of discussing the process for organizing and creating Her Name Is Kaur: Sikh American Women Write About Love, Courage, and Faith, and reading from the story collection at The Center For South Asia on the Stanford Campus. It was an intimate discussion that opened up pathway discussions…

The ruins of the Akal Takht after Operation Blue Star in June 1984. (Photo Source: Sikh24)

Remembering 1984: An excerpt from Amritsar, by Gunisha Kaur

This month marks the 30th anniversary of Operation Bluestar, the attack by the Indian military on Darbar Sahib (also known as the Golden Temple) in Amritsar, Punjab, in June, 1984. In November of that same year, thousands more Sikhs were murdered in organized pogroms in India’s capital city and across the country to avenge the…

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A medical history, by Meeta Kaur

a medical history i swim upstream, dive off of providence splash through the atlantic sprint through europe land on punjabi soil, chandigarh 1967: i’m a forward thought in my mother’s mind I visit and leave her dreams with ease. for father, i’m the coveted ovum where egg successfully meets sperm — life begins scribbled in…