Faith and religion

Celebrating Bandi Shor Divas

Bandi Shor Divas (Prisoner Release Day) Sikhs celebrate Bandi Shor Divas (Liberation Day), which coincides with the Hindu festival of Diwali. On 12 November this year, Sikhs around the world will celebrate the day of liberation. This year, a Touchstone colleague has shared some information about what Bandi Shor Divas is. Historical Background Guru Har Gobind Sahib, the sixth Guru of Sikhs, was unjustly imprisoned by Emperor Jahangir due

2023-11-10T16:28:24+00:0010th November 2023|Blog, Faith and religion|

Eid ul-Adha

As we approach the festive season, one of our Touchstone staff members, Shuria, takes a moment to shed light on the significance of Eid ul-Adha, which is an important religious observance for Muslims worldwide. Eid ul-Adha, translated as the "Festival of Sacrifice," is celebrated on the 10th day of Dhul Hijjah, the twelfth and final month of the Islamic lunar calendar. It follows the completion of the annual Holy

2023-06-26T16:17:34+01:0026th June 2023|Blog, Faith and religion|