Chardi Kala means to be in a state of eternal optimism and joy; even in the face of adversity. I was introduced to the concept of Chardi Kala during the initial days of my internship. At first, it was a puzzling concept for me to grasp, perhaps due to the cut-throat nature of law school or my own spiritual upbringing (or the lack thereof). But the more time I spent at the Sikh Coalition as a legal intern, the more I realized the true meaning of Chardi Kala and what it stands for.
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