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Celebrating the Light at Gobind Sadan – December 22nd thru 25th
Dec 13, 2016

For those not able to come “home,” for the Holy Days, celebrate these wonderful days in your own homes and towns, for these are days meant to renew our faith and bring more Light to our darkened world.  

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Celebration of Baba Siri Chand's Birthday 2016
Sep 19, 2016

Photo Gallery A very large congregation of devotees converged on Gobind Sadan from 9 to 11 September 2016 to celebrate the birthday of their revered Baba Siri Chand Ji. The crowd was so large that many people slept on mats under the stars at night. Everyone was in a very happy mood, and the gathering was unusually peaceful, with lovely arrangements of every sort and beautiful weather. Luckily for those sleeping outside, this was the first time in memory that there was no rain during the Baba  [ ... ]

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Eid-Ul-Fitr Celebration in Gobind Sadan's Mosque
Jul 18, 2016


Photo Gallery Eid-ul-Fitr was celebrated by thousands in Gobind Sadan’s Nur-ih-Illahi Mosque on 7 July, 2016. Sikhs and Hindus joined their Muslim brothers in celebrating the end of Ramadan. Earlier, the sangat had gathered late every evening to listen to reading of the entire Holy Qur’an by a visiting hafiz. For Eid, Gurdev Singh, member of Baba Virsa Singh Ji Maharaj Memorial Trust, congratulated the sangat on behalf of Gobind Sadan since the Holy Qur’an began to be reveal [ ... ]

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Foundation Laying for Gurdwara Gobind Sadan, Pilibhit
Jun 03, 2016

Photo Gallery In 1982, Baba Virsa Singh bought a large farm in the midst of India’s largest forest preserve, in Puranpur, Pilibhit District, Uttar Pradesh. The farm bore the old name of “Chaltua,” meaning a place where no one would stay for long, for wild animals such as elephants, tigers, wild boars, snakes, and deer roamed through the area.  But Babaji appointed some dedicated sevadars, initially including Ranbir Singh Khanna (“Vakil Sahib”) to manage all  [ ... ]

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Maharaj Ji's Birthday 2016
Mar 18, 2016

Photo Gallery From 19 to 21 February, Gobind Sadan was filled with flowers and lights as the sangat lovingly remembered their great Teacher, Baba Virsa Singh Ji Maharaj, on his birthday. Seven Akhand Paaths were begun on 19 February and concluded on 21 February in his honour. On 20 February, a special havan was held at Angeetha Sahib, ending with poems of praise from sangat members and Prasad. On 21 February, sangat gathered in the diwan hall for kirtan and talks about Maharaj Ji. Mary Fishe [ ... ]

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Tributes to Bhagat ji
Feb 21, 2016

A song from Alan Nykamp I was inspired to sing a song for him, which as most of you know is not my strong suit, but now when I look back it was MJI and BJI who got me to do it.  Actually it was, I think, a little message for us who still have our earthly journey to fulfill.  BJI could not stop laughing as I sang the tune and wanted a translation as well as a copy of the song.  Well, here it is.  Listen to the words and I think you will see why he was so happy to hear it an [ ... ]

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Gobind Sadan's Beloved Bhagat ji Passes Away
Feb 21, 2016

In the midst of preparations to celebrate Maharaj ji’s birthday, on the evening of the 14th, Valentine’s Day the Sangat was stunned with the news that our beloved Bhagat ji had passed peacefully after a long illness. Only a few days before he was telling Hardeep Singh that he would soon be mixing the Samagri for the havan with him. We have established a special section for tributes, so please send your fondest memories. His bhog will be on February 24th in Bhagat ji's village. His Ak [ ... ]

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Maharaj Ji's Birthday Celebrations 2016
Feb 02, 2016

This year's events begin 19 February through 21 February.

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