Easy Way to Educate the World About Sikhs

Yesterday I made some "Wordles" for the SikhNet project ideas page, but then I got another cool idea this morning using the same tool.

Most of us wear clothes whenever we are out in public (at least I hope you do!). Many of us wear T-Shirts, so why not use this as a means to promote who the Sikhs are?? Most of the T-Shirts I have seen so far were geared towards other Sikhs and had Sikh words/symbols (that most non-sikhs wouldn’t understand).

So, the idea I got was why not have a shirt that would be geared towards the general public, so that whenever you are walking around and someone sees you, it says: "I am a Sikh", and has simple words that define the Sikhs and their beliefs.

I am a Sikh shirt

Simple things like this I think can make a big difference. Someone might see you and your turban, and then have a negative stereotype.  Then he/she reads your shirt and thinks something positive of you. It might even open up the space for someone to talk to you and ask you about being a Sikh!

Ok, so now you know the idea so YOU can test it out! Even if it doesn’t help (which I doubt) the shirts are pretty cool. I made a few different design/color variations, plus you can change the shirt styles and colors if you want, to suit your preference. I was trying to keep the cost minimal, but there are some other cool shirt styles for men and women to choose from.

Update: Today I created some new Shirts displaying the aspects of God (English Translation from Jaap Sahib)

Buy the "I am a Sikh" T-Shirt