Chabeel Day with Gurmeet Dhillon

Every year in early summer members of the Sikh community take to the streets to hand out cool, sweet drinks to passers-by offering them relief from the heat. In this episode I talk to Gurmeet Dhillon about the significance of this tradition and the broader importance of food in the Sikh faith. 

Show Notes

The Khalsa Ethics Initiative: http://khalsaethics.com/

Organic Langar for Vaisakhi at City Hall 2016: https://www.london.gov.uk/city-hall-blog/join-us-years-vaisakhi-city-hall

The Golden Temple in Amritsar: http://www.goldentempleamritsar.org/

Rooh Afza - the drink traditionally handed out during Chabeel Day: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rooh_Afza