Gobind Sadan
God's house Without Walls

April 2014 Celebrations

Vaisakhi and Navratri were celebrated this month at Gobind Sadan.


Gobind Sadan’s Panj Payare (5 Beloved)


For Sikhs, Vaisakhi marks not only the traditional harvest festival, but the day Guru Gobind Singh ji, planted a new seed that grew into Khalsa, The Order of the Pure: those who would dedicate their lives to defending everyone’s rights to religious liberty and a just social order. The Guru marked the 5 Beloved (Panj Payare), who stepped forward, with the symbols which still distinguish a Sikh today (the 5 k’s) – unshorn hair, kirpan, steel bracelet, briefs, and a comb.

Prabh Noor recites poem of Birth of Khalsa

Vaisakhi at Gobind Sadan, was celebrated from 12 to 14 April with 5 Akhand Paths, kirtan, amrit ceremony, and special langars. Sangat members enthusiastically performed many kinds of seva.

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Closing havan at the Peace Havan


Just before Vaisakhi, Gobind Sadan celebrated Navratri, the 9-days’ festival of the Goddess, was celebrated both in Mataji’s temple at Gobind Sadan and in the Peace Havan in Maharaj’s garden, ending on 8th April with a ceremony at Mataji’s temple and a special havan in the Peace Havan.

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“Keep growing in love for your Master. Do not look to this side or that or even at the path ahead, because people will always be criticizing you.”

Baba Virsa Singh

“Trees do not wear crosses, but the great spiritual beings see God in trees. Water has no symbols, but Guru Gobind Singh says, ‘My God is in water.”

Baba Virsa Singh JI

"We do spiritual practices to gradually prepare the way for enlightenment. It does not come immediately."

Baba Virsa Singh JI

"Management does not change things. It is God who changes people."

Baba Virsa Singh JI

"Our mind is not controlled. It is a fire fed by wood from the whole world."

Baba Virsa Singh JI

"Think that everything in this world exists with God’s blessings, whether we regard it as pleasant or unpleasant."

Baba Virsa Singh JI

"First look within yourself, and then you will see God everywhere."

Baba Virsa Singh JI

"If we keep faith and love in difficulties, and pray for those who abuse us, we will always remain happy & free."

Baba Virsa Singh Ji

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