Thursday, 29 January 2009

Nikky-Guninder Kaur

Nikky-Gunninder Kaur is a Professor of Religion at Colby College in Maine, USA and she has written several books on Sikhism, focusing on the equality of Sikh women. Nikky received her BA in Philosophy and Religion from Wellesley College, her MA from the University of Pennsylvania and her PhD from Temple University.

She is the Crawford Family Professor at Colby College in Maine, USA. Her interests focus on poetics and feminist issues. She has published extensively in the field of Sikhism, including The Feminine Principle in the Sikh Vision of the Transcendent (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993), The Name of My Beloved: Verses of the Sikh Gurus (HarperCollins and Penguin), Metaphysics and Physics of the Guru Granth Sahib (Sterling). Her book on Sikhism was translated into Japanese. She has lectured widely in North America, England, France, India, and Singapore, and her views have been aired on television and radio in America, Canada, and India.

1 comment:

  1. hi nikki. nice to see that someone is protecting the females. as sikh religion grants equality to women but the custom does not. what to say about that. next subject
    i have translated siree guru granth sahib in english. i cannot send u a copy because i do not have one. so if you have any interest in reading it get it from any book store on the above name and if u do then send me or put your comments on the web. it is very simple language, does not follow any previous translators. my e mail if u wish