This book is a compilation of articles, which relate, directly or indirectly, to Sikh identity. While internal identity has seldom been questioned, it is the external Sikh from that attracts attacks from critics. Unshorn hair and beard being the most visible features are the special targets. So long as the Sikhs retain their external form, there is no danger to their identity. There are vested interests, however, that have never relished the Sikh movement and want to see this brave community, created by the Gurus, assimilated into the anonymity of the barefaced majority. They bring out from time to time articles ridiculing the bearded man in the press which can mislead Sikhs as well as non-Sikhs. It is necessary, therefore, to respond to such attacks to keep the record straight.