Picture of the Day: Salem, OR Nagar Kirtan
The Sikh community of Salem, Oregon held their annual Nagar Kirtan (religious procession) yesterday to commemorate the martyrdom of Guru Arjun in 1606: [Susan] Hughs said she didn’t know Salem had a Sikh community, which is estimated to be a couple hundred families, but she saw the huge crowd parading through Commercial Street SE and saw Sikhs everywhere. “Who knew?” she said. The full article with additional photos is available at The Statesman Journal.
Categories: Events, Picture of the Day • Tags: Dasmesh Darbar Sikh Temple, Guru Arjan Dev, Guru Arjun, Nagar Kirtan, Oregon, Salem, South Salem