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Book Signing event at Waterstone’s Coventry (Smithfield Way) – Saturday 15 August (12-3pm)

Posted in Events by Pippa on August 11, 2009

Poster_Waterstones_Cov Meet the authors of the acclaimed book ‘In the Master’s Presence: The Sikhs of Hazoor Sahib’

Waterstone’s Coventry (Smithfield Way) plays host to the first event of the Midlands book signing tour of ‘In the Master’s Presence’. Don’t miss your chance to meet the authors, expert swordsman Nidar Singh Nihang and historian Parmjit Singh. Anyone buying on the day will get £10 off the retail price. The signing begins at midday.

Further details: http://www.waterstones.com/waterstonesweb/displayDetailEvent.do?searchType=1&author=Nidar%20Singh|Nihang

Related links:

“British Sikhs revive deadly art banned by the Raj” (Reuters TV report on Nidar Singh Nihang’s efforts to preserve Shastar Vidya, aired Thursday 23 July, 2009) http://uk.reuters.com/news/video?videoId=108461&videoChannel=-9992

“Fighting with Razor Sharp Blades” (More4 News TV report on Nidar Singh Nihang’s efforts to preserve Shastar Vidya, aired 8.20pm, Tuesday 2 June, 2009) http://www.channel4.com/news/articles/uk/fighting%20with%20razor%20sharp%20blades/3189257

“Ancient but Deadly: The Return of Shastar Vidiya” (article in The Independent, 5 May 2009) http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/this-britain/ancient-but-deadly-the-return-of-shastar-vidiya-1679002.html

“Picking up the fight to save Shastar Vidya” (article in The Sunday Indian, 7 June 2009) http://www.thesundayindian.com/07062009/storyd.asp?sid=7199&pageno=1

“Weapon Masters – Chakram” (Documentary exploring the history and science of the Chakram, an ancient Indian throwing weapon shaped like a ring with razor sharp cutting edges, aired 10 September 2008 on Discovery Knowledge (UK) and on 8 August 2009 on the Military Channel (USA)) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sDNw2slOK3Y

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