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The Sikh Forgiveness Podcast

Welcome to the Sikh Forgiveness PodcastSikh Forgiveness is a Not For Profit organisation set up in 2018, led by a group of Sikh volunteers in the UK.The aims of Sikh Forgiveness are to work within the Sikh community to i
Latest Episode11/1/2021

Harpreet Singh - An unhealthy relationship with Alcohol

Season 2, Ep. 19
MENTAL HEALTH KI HUNDI HAI:Sikh Forgiveness have launchedMental Health Ki Hundi Hai, a transformative translation guide that looks to explore and explain common mental health issues in a way that Sikh and Punjabi speaking communities can understand.If you’d like to find out more, please visitSikhforgiveness.comand if you’re in the UK you can purchase fromthe website.If you’re looking to purchase internationally, you can find theeBook on Amazon, and you can order paperback copies from Amazon in Canada and the US at this time. We are working on International shipping for purchases made direct from Sikh Forgiveness and this will be possible soon.*****In this episode Sandy Kaur is joined by Harpreet Singh. Harpreet shares' the rollercoaster experinences in his life from losing his eldest sister to cancer and the unhealthly relationship he once had with alcohol. How the the support of Sikhi and his sangat (community) helped him to live a better life. You can find Harpreet here:Harpreet Singh (@hsbutoy) (Instagram)*****You can visit us at:https://sikhforgiveness.com/for more information about who we are, what we do and the projects we're involved in.You can donate to us at:https://ko-fi.com/sikhforgivenessfor the price of a cup of coffee (£3).All donations will be used to fund future Sikh Forgiveness projects.Please subscribe to the podcast, and in the future, leave a review in iTunes/ Apple Podcast if you can.CreditsPodcast music: Jaspreet TeharaMastered by: Sandy Kaur/Simran KaurSee acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
11/1/2021

Harpreet Singh - An unhealthy relationship with Alcohol

Season 2, Ep. 19
MENTAL HEALTH KI HUNDI HAI:Sikh Forgiveness have launchedMental Health Ki Hundi Hai, a transformative translation guide that looks to explore and explain common mental health issues in a way that Sikh and Punjabi speaking communities can understand.If you’d like to find out more, please visitSikhforgiveness.comand if you’re in the UK you can purchase fromthe website.If you’re looking to purchase internationally, you can find theeBook on Amazon, and you can order paperback copies from Amazon in Canada and the US at this time. We are working on International shipping for purchases made direct from Sikh Forgiveness and this will be possible soon.*****In this episode Sandy Kaur is joined by Harpreet Singh. Harpreet shares' the rollercoaster experinences in his life from losing his eldest sister to cancer and the unhealthly relationship he once had with alcohol. How the the support of Sikhi and his sangat (community) helped him to live a better life. You can find Harpreet here:Harpreet Singh (@hsbutoy) (Instagram)*****You can visit us at:https://sikhforgiveness.com/for more information about who we are, what we do and the projects we're involved in.You can donate to us at:https://ko-fi.com/sikhforgivenessfor the price of a cup of coffee (£3).All donations will be used to fund future Sikh Forgiveness projects.Please subscribe to the podcast, and in the future, leave a review in iTunes/ Apple Podcast if you can.CreditsPodcast music: Jaspreet TeharaMastered by: Sandy Kaur/Simran KaurSee acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
10/18/2021

Living with lymphedema

Season 2, Ep. 18
MENTAL HEALTH KI HUNDI HAI:Sikh Forgiveness have launchedMental Health Ki Hundi Hai a transformative translation guide that looks to explore and explain common mental health issues in a way that Sikh and Punjabi speaking communities can understand.If you’d like to find out more, please visitSikhforgiveness.comand if you’re in the UK you can purchase fromthe website.If you’re looking to purchase internationally, you can find theeBook on Amazon, and you can order paperback copies from Amazon in Canada and the US at this time. We are working on International shipping for purchases made direct from Sikh Forgiveness and this will be possible soon.*****In this episode Sandy is speaking to Hardeep Kaur People with chronic illnesses are so much more than their illness. I am hoping to break the stigma that comes along with being chronically ill. I am trying to make people feel less alone. I am trying to be part of the change in the south asian community of normalizing conversations around mental and physical illnesses.Please check out work onAmy Kaur (@hardeep_k) Instagram*****You can visit us at:https://sikhforgiveness.com/for more information about who we are, what we do and the projects we're involved in.We have a Youtube Channel you can also subscribe tohereYou can donate to us at:https://ko-fi.com/sikhforgivenessfor the price of a cup of coffee (£3).All donations will be used to fund future Sikh Forgiveness projects.Please subscribe to the podcast, and in the future, leave a review in iTunes/ Apple Podcast if you can.CreditsPodcast music: Jaspreet TeharaMastered by: Sandy Kaur and Simran Kaur
10/4/2021

Amy Kaur - Paving the way for Girls

Season 2, Ep. 17
MENTAL HEALTH KI HUNDI HAI:Sikh Forgiveness have launchedMental Health Ki Hundi Hai a transformative translation guide that looks to explore and explain common mental health issues in a way that Sikh and Punjabi speaking communities can understand.If you’d like to find out more, please visitSikhforgiveness.comand if you’re in the UK you can purchase fromthe website.If you’re looking to purchase internationally, you can find theeBook on Amazon, and you can order paperback copies from Amazon in Canada and the US at this time. We are working on International shipping for purchases made direct from Sikh Forgiveness and this will be possible soon.*****In this episode Amritpal Bansal is speaking to Amy Kaur an engineer, community leader and feminist. In this podcast, I talk about the lack of education about abuse, community shame and stigma surrounding abuse and divorce and recognizing our power to break generational cycles.Please check out Amy's work on InstagramENGINEERING GALS (@engineeringgals) Amy Kaur (@amydeepkaur) *****You can visit us at:https://sikhforgiveness.com/for more information about who we are, what we do and the projects we're involved in.We have a Youtube Channel you can also subscribe tohereYou can donate to us at:https://ko-fi.com/sikhforgivenessfor the price of a cup of coffee (£3).All donations will be used to fund future Sikh Forgiveness projects.Please subscribe to the podcast, and in the future, leave a review in iTunes/ Apple Podcast if you can.CreditsPodcast music: Jaspreet TeharaMastered by: Sandy Kaur and Simran Kaur
9/20/2021

Deepa Sapra: Yoga saved me

Season 2, Ep. 16
MENTAL HEALTH KI HUNDI HAI:Sikh Forgiveness have launchedMental Health Ki Hundi Hai, a transformative translation guide that looks to explore and explain common mental health issues in a way that Sikh and Punjabi speaking communities can understand.If you’d like to find out more, please visitSikhforgiveness.comand if you’re in the UK you can purchase fromthe website.If you’re looking to purchase internationally, you can find theeBook on Amazon, and you can order paperback copies from Amazon in Canada and the US at this time. We are working on International shipping for purchases made direct from Sikh Forgiveness and this will be possible soon.*****In this episode Amritpal Bansal is speaking to Deepa Sapra a certified yoga therapist. Deepa discusses her journey with yoga from her first session when she was 17 to now 20 years later. Overcoming the judgements and questioning from family and building a lifestyle and living her dream to do yoga fulltime.Please check out Deepa's work:Deepa Sapra (Instagram)Yoga With Deepa Sapra (website)*****You can visit us at:https://sikhforgiveness.com/for more information about who we are, what we do and the projects we're involved in.We have a Youtube Channel you can also subscribe tohereYou can donate to us at:https://ko-fi.com/sikhforgivenessfor the price of a cup of coffee (£3).All donations will be used to fund future Sikh Forgiveness projects.Please subscribe to the podcast, and in the future, leave a review in iTunes/ Apple Podcast if you can.CreditsPodcast music: Jaspreet TeharaMastered by: Sandy Kaur and Simran KaurSee acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
9/6/2021

Aarti Kumari: Suicide is Preventable

Season 2, Ep. 15
MENTAL HEALTH KI HUNDI HAI:Sikh Forgiveness have launchedMental Health Ki Hundi Hai, a transformative translation guide that looks to explore and explain common mental health issues in a way that Sikh and Punjabi speaking communities can understand.If you’d like to find out more, please visitSikhforgiveness.comand if you’re in the UK you can purchase fromthe website.If you’re looking to purchase internationally, you can find theeBook on Amazon, and you can order paperback copies from Amazon in Canada and the US at this time. We are working on International shipping for purchases made direct from Sikh Forgiveness and this will be possible soon.*****In this episode Sandy Kaur is speaking to Aarti Kumari, a suidcide preventionmanager. She discusses the importance of using the right teminlogywhen supporting someone with suicidal thoughts,the role faith leaders and communities canplay in normalising the conversation of Suicide.With a decade long career in Mental Health Aarti, shares the positivechanges being made with more people seeking the support for themselves and lovedones.If you have been impacted by the content of this podcast please seek support.HelplinesSamaritans tel:116123https://www.samaritans.org/branches/bedford/Cruse tel: 0808 808 1677https://www.cruse.org.uk/get-help/traumatic-bereavement/coping-when-someone-dies-suicidePapyrus tel:0800 068 4141https://www.papyrus-uk.org/hopelineuk/In case of emergency or immediate danger call 999*****You can visit us at:https://sikhforgiveness.com/for more information about who we are, what we do and the projects we're involved in.We have a Youtube Channel you can also subscribe tohereYou can donate to us at:https://ko-fi.com/sikhforgivenessfor the price of a cup of coffee (£3).All donations will be used to fund future Sikh Forgiveness projects.Please subscribe to the podcast, and in the future, leave a review in iTunes/ Apple Podcast if you can.CreditsPodcast music: Jaspreet TeharaMastered by: Simran Kaur
8/23/2021

Sonia Rai: Mental Health, HR and Sikh Helpline

Season 2, Ep. 14
MENTAL HEALTH KI HUNDI HAI:Sikh Forgiveness have launchedMental Health Ki Hundi Hai, a transformative translation guide that looks to explore and explain common mental health issues in a way that Sikh and Punjabi speaking communities can understand.If you’d like to find out more, please visitSikhforgiveness.comand if you’re in the UK you can purchase fromthe website.If you’re looking to purchase internationally, you can find theeBook on Amazon, and you can order paperback copies from Amazon in Canada and the US at this time. We are working on International shipping for purchases made direct from Sikh Forgiveness and this will be possible soon.*****In this episode Amrit Bansal is speaking to Sonia Rai, a sevadaar from Sikh Helpline. She discusses the birth of Sikh Helpline and the way it moved from a local to a national service that provides support to people from Sikh and Panjabi speaking communities with a variety of mental health and personal issues.Sonia talks about the way Sikh Helpline uses data in order to explore the ways in which they can support people from Sikh/Panjabi communities best.Sonia also discusses the ways in which her mental health have been affected and the ways in which she accessed support in order to help her during her tough times, including post-natal infant mortality.Sonia also spends time discussing the effects of COVID-19 and a return to the world of work following the acute period of the COVID-19 pandemic. If you need to speak to someone and feel Sikh Helpline could benefit, you can contact them:Tel: 0845 644 0704Mob: 07999 004 363*****You can visit us at:https://sikhforgiveness.com/for more information about who we are, what we do and the projects we're involved in.We have a Youtube Channel you can also subscribe tohereYou can donate to us at:https://ko-fi.com/sikhforgivenessfor the price of a cup of coffee (£3).All donations will be used to fund future Sikh Forgiveness projects.Please subscribe to the podcast, and in the future, leave a review in iTunes/ Apple Podcast if you can.CreditsPodcast music: Jaspreet TeharaMastered by: Simran Kaur
8/2/2021

Parul Bansal: My Poetic Self - Alopecia, Art and Activism

Season 2, Ep. 13
MENTAL HEALTH KI HUNDI HAI:Sikh Forgiveness have launchedMental Health Ki Hundi Hai, a transformative translation guide that looks to explore and explain common mental health issues in a way that Sikh and Punjabi speaking communities can understand.If you’d like to find out more, please visitSikhforgiveness.comand if you’re in the UK you can purchase fromthe website.If you’re looking to purchase internationally, you can find theeBook on Amazon, and you can order paperback copies from Amazon in Canada and the US at this time. We are working on International shipping for purchases made direct from Sikh Forgiveness and this will be possible soon.*****In this episode Amrit Bansal is joined by Parul Bansal, an artist and activist from Toronto, Canada, who uses storytelling and experience design to address issues of complex systems, social dynamics and individual perception. Parul experienced Alopecia through her life, and likens the resolution to this experience as Post-Traumatic Growth. Parul spends time thinking about what it means to be perceived in South Asian societies and cultures when you're a woman who doesn't (and may not be able to) conform to societal norms.Parul currently is running a project called "Ancestral Futures: Ancient Ideas to build our futures" which holds a focus on collecting pre-colonial South Asian ideologies, culture and histories in hopes to share knowledge and offer different ways of being. At time of recording, Parul has raised £1000 of a £9500 target for this project.(We'd really appreciate it if you could donate to her project, so please check it out!)For further information, please check out Parul's work:Our Ancestral Futures (Instagram)You can find her here:Parulbee (Twitter)Parulbee (Instagram)Poetic Technology (Substack)*****You can visit us at:https://sikhforgiveness.com/for more information about who we are, what we do and the projects we're involved in.We have a Youtube Channel you can also subscribe tohereYou can donate to us at:https://ko-fi.com/sikhforgivenessfor the price of a cup of coffee (£3).All donations will be used to fund future Sikh Forgiveness projects.Please subscribe to the podcast, and in the future, leave a review in iTunes/ Apple Podcast if you can.CreditsPodcast music: Jaspreet TeharaMastered by: Simran Kaur