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Amritsar: Inter-Faith Communities Celebrate Guru Ramdas Ji’s Gurpurab by Caring for Nature

Amritsar, Punjab (October 10, 2013): According to a press release sent to the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) by EcoSikh: "Eco Amritsar collaborated with Sardar Dara Singh, the famous bird house maker, and set up bird houses at Harmandir Sahib, Khairuddin Mosque, Radhe Krishan Mandir Rani Ka Bagh and St. Mary’s Church Gumtala

Hundreds of volunteers make eco-friendly Nagar Kirtan at Amritsar

Amritsar, Punjab (October 08, 2013): To celebrate the 479th Parkash Gurpurb of Guru Ramdas Ji, hundreds of Sikh volunteers have gone into the streets of Amritsar, Punjab, to collect garbage during the entire time of the religious procession attended by thousands.


Celebrations for Guru Ramdas Ji’s Parkash Gurpurb must be Eco-Friendly: EcoSikh

Amritsar, Punjab (October 05, 2013): Eco-Amritsar, an initiative of USA based EcoSikh, extends its collaboration with SGPC by assisting in eco friendly initiatives, during the Parkash Gurpurb celebrations of Amritsar’s Founder, Guru Ramdas ji. Guru Ramdas has invoked nature as God's reflection in his writings, and this inspiration shall be advocated through suitable action and awareness campaign during the celebrations.

Flower show at Sarabha Nagar Gurdwara in Ludhiana on Sikh Environment Day

Washington Sikhs support Global Environmental Agenda of EcoSikh

Washington, (September 19, 2013): According to a press statement by EcoSikh around 300 people gathered for the EcoSikh's Gala Event to support the environmental efforts by this four year old organization. Sikh representatives from various gurdwaras and youth from all across the Washington area and as far as Virginia and Baltimore came to participate. According to the organizers, this was the largest gathering of the community supporting global environmental agenda.

Hazoor Sahib, Nanded Joins Green Pilgrimage Network in Norway

Trondheim, Norway (July 28, 2013): According to information shared by EcoSikh: "Nanded, a Southern Indian city considered holy by the Sikhs, represented by the Takhat Hazoor Sahib committee, joined the Green Pilgrimage Network, making a commitment towards becoming eco-friendly.

Bill Boards by Kar Sewa Khadoor Sahib, supporting Amritsar Foundation Day at Gurdwara Baba Deep Singh Shaheed

Amritsar’s 436th Foundation Day celebrated on July 6

Amritsar, Punjab (July 11, 2013): As per information the "Amritsar Sthapana Diwas" (Amritsar Foundation Day) was celebrated with much enthusiasm over a three day period by Eco-Amritsar, an initiative of Washington-based EcoSikh, and its partner organizations. Hundreds of people participated in several separate events organized all over the city by various stakeholders, including religious programs, art shows by city artists, educational seminar and marches by Gurdwaras and several organizations.

Eco-Amritsar formed to launch Amritsar Foundation Day on July 6

Amritsar, Punjab (May 8, 2013): Amritsar, the city of the Golden Temple, will celebrate annually its Foundation Day, the day it was established by Guru Ram Dass, the 4th Sikh Guru, in 1577. This effort will be spearheaded by Eco Amritsar, a group formed by the Washington based EcoSikh.Amritsar, Punjab (May 8, 2013): Amritsar, the city of the Golden Temple, will celebrate annually its Foundation Day, the day it was established by Guru Ram Dass, the 4th Sikh Guru, in 1577. This effort will be spearheaded by Eco Amritsar, a group formed by the Washington based EcoSikh.

EcoSikh to launch Amritsar Foundation Day celebrations with an environment focus

Washington, United States (May 03, 2013): Washington based EcoSikh is launching an initiative to celebrate the foundation day of City of Amritsar on July 6th this year by engaging major organizations and grass roots bodies to care for the city and its natural resources and preserving its habitat for future.

Sikh Environment Day declared Annual Sikh event by Five Takhats; EcoSikh Welcomes the move

Amritsar, Punjab (March 29, 2013): EcoSikh, a Washington based Sikh body, has welcomed a directive by the Jathedars of Five Sikh Takhats to celebrate Sikh Environment Day on March 14th by all Sikhs.

Flower show at Sarabha Nagar Gurdwara in Ludhiana on Sikh Environment Day

Gurdwaras in Pakistan observed the Sikh Environment day for the first time

Lahore, Pakistan (March 16, 2013): It is learnt that for the first time, 35 gurdwaras in Pakistan mainly in Sindh and Balochistan, and in Nankana Sahib, the birthplace of Guru Nanak, joined Sikh institutions in India and abroad in observing Sikh Environment Day.

Flower show at Sarabha Nagar Gurdwara in Ludhiana on Sikh Environment Day

Over 1550 Sikh Institutions across world celebrate March 14 as Sikh Environment Day

Chandigarh/ Punjab (March 14, 2013): Tens of thousands of Sikhs across the world celebrated the Sikh Environment Day today. EcoSikh, a Washington based organization, had received confirmation from 1,550 Sikh Gurdwaras, organizations and institutions from India and abroad in response to their appeal to celebrate March 14, 2013 as Sikh Environment Day for the third consecutive year.

Plant a tree on March 14 to celebrate Gurgaddi Diwas of Sri Guru Har Rai ji as Sikh environment day

Sri Hazur Sahib, Nanded (February 28, 2013): According to a press release by EcoSikh, Jathedar Sardar Kulwant Singh from Takhat Sri Hazur Sahib has released a message for the Sikhs to plant one tree on the occasion of Sikh Environment Day on March 14 as a token of love for Guru Har Rai Ji, the Seventh Guru on his Gurgaddi Diwas.

EcoSikh Unveils Major Environment Campaign: Nanded to go Green

Chandigarh/ Punjab (February 27, 2013): It is learnt that many Sikh personalities came together on February 23, 2013 to announce major initiatives on the environment and endorse the upcoming Sikh Environment Day on March 14th. This marks the coronation day of 7th Sikh Guru, Guru Har Rai, who is remembered ifor his deep sensitivity to nature.

EcoFest – Environmentally tied talent competition is announced for Punjab Students

Washington, United States (December 22, 2012): EcoSikh, an international environmental body, launched an art and a creativity contest for youth of Punjab in collaboration with a Punjab NGO called Sukrit. Hundreds of Students from all across North India are expected to take part in this unique competition.

EcoSikh want Sikhs to plan for Sikh Environment Day 2013

Ludhiana, Punjab (November 22, 2012): According to EcoSikh, a US based NGO, has invited the Sikhs settled all across the world to finalize their plan of action for celebrating the Sikh Environment day, which would fall next year on March 14.

EcoSikh Appeals for “One Candle One Family” at Gurdwaras on Diwali

Washington DC, USA (11 November, 2012): According to information a Sikh body named EcoSikh has sent a formal appeal to Jathedar Sri Akal Takhat Sahib to mandate “One Candle One Family” for Sikhs who want to light candles at the Gurdwaras.

Sikh voices on Climate Change at PowerShift 2012

Ludhiana/Punjab (November 06, 2012): According an EcoSikh newsletter: Gurpreet Singh Dipak presented on Sikh faith based perspectives on climate change and represented Ecosikh at Powershift 2012, an environmental, youth led conference on climate justice held in Ottawa, Canada over the 26-29 of October.

Hyderabad Sikhs committed for greening Gurdwaras and Nagar Kirtans

Hyderabad, India (October 16, 2012): According to a press statement dated: October 15, 2012 released by the EcoSikh, an NGO, the Sikh Educational Society and Sikhs in Hyderabad gave a warm welcome to EcoSikh, to receive EcoSikh’s environmental vision. Executive members from over 18 Gurdwaras and Social Sikh organizations joined this meeting at Hotel Katriya, Hyderabad today.

Takhat Sri Hazur Sahib Joining the Green Pilgrimage Network (GPN) at XI CBD at Hyderabad

Hyderabad/India (October 14, 2012): On the 7th day of the U.N.’s COP 11 of the Convention on Biological Diversity in Hyderabad, eleven of India’s holy towns and cities came together to launch the India chapter of the international Green Pilgrimage Network (GPN).

Haryana Sikhs Plan a Major Action on Sikh Environment Day on March 14th

Kurukshetra, Haryana (March 1, 2012): As per information available with "Sikh Siyasat" Sikh environmental activist gathered today to plan for direct action day on Sikh Environment Day on March 14, which is the coronation day of the 7th Sikh Guru , Guru Har Rai. This is the largest meeting of Sikhs on environment in Haryana and first ever joint action plan being launched by participating organizations including the apex body, SGPC. Prominent Sikh personalities joined together to give a call for the community to mark this day to work for save environment.

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