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When Disasters Hit #California, #Sikh #Temples Provide Meals and Refuge

Karanbir Singh, who helped organize the Sikh Center of San Francisco Bay Area’s outreach during fires in Santa Rosa two years ago, says that the community’s response is a natural outgrowing of its scripture. “We follow the teachings of Guru Nanak [the founder of Sikhism], and one of them is to share with other people and to help them,” he says. “We try to help out anybody who comes here; day or night we provide them free food or lodging.” Though the Center is not equipped to provide housing for long-term st

Source: When Disasters Hit California, Sikh Temples Provide Meals and Refuge – Gastro Obscura