Thought for the Day is a daily scripted slot on the Today programme on BBC Radio 4 offering reflections from a faith perspective on issues and people in the news. It is the flagship faith show on the BBC and is listened by around 7 million people every day.
Sufism is often described as the mystical side of Islam.
Celebrating the Gurpurab of Guru Gobind Singh Ji
A number of celebrities have come forward this week to apologise for cultural appropriation.
The discussion about the authenticity of food made me think of the pivotal role it plays for Sikhs.
After all, as Guru Nanak himself said, “I’m not good, but nobody is bad.”
As Kabir, one of the Sikh saints, said, “In the darkness, we need a lamp to find that which is imperceptible.”
Sikhs around the world have been marking an important anniversary, namely the death of the 5th Guru
Having characters on screen from different backgrounds helps to challenge myths and stereotypes.
The Sikh faith has three core principles on how to live our daily lives – meditation (Japji Sahib), working and giving to charity
Approaching life with this sense of joyfulness is important within the Sikh faith and Guru Nanak’s philosophy
Thought for the day by Jasvir Singh OBE