Saturday, February 21, 2015

Exhibit on Sikhs in Texas

The Institute of Texan Cultures (ITC) at the University of Texas in San Antonio will host an exhibit “Sikhs: Legacy of the Punjab” from February 21, 2015 to January 3, 2016.
Developed by the Smithsonian Institution and sponsored by the Sikh Heritage Foundation, it “features a collection of traditional Sikh art, information on the culture’s history and beliefs, artifacts such as ceremonial weapons and armor, and a model of the Golden Temple.” March 21 will be “Sikh Family Day,” offering hands-on opportunities to learn about the Sikhs and their traditions.
Religious statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, commended ITC for sharing the rich Sikh heritage with the rest of the world through this Sikhism focused exhibition. Sikhs had made remarkable contributions to the world, nation and society and these needed to be highlighted, Zed added.
Rajan Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, pointed out that world needed to have a broader and more inclusive outlook about religion and urged major museums/art-galleries of the world to organize more such exhibitions.
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