Gobind Sadan
God's house Without Walls

Cooling a Burning World


The Chinar tree in Srinagar,
Kashmir as it stands today.


As Baba Siri Chand ji was sitting in Srinagar, Kashmir with his sacred fire burning before him, Nawab Yakub Khan came to him, filled with great anger. Out of anger he was creating conflict between the Hindus and Muslims of the area. Babaji took a burning stick from the fire and stuck it in the ground. Immediately the flames vanished and the stick sprouted leaves of a beautiful Chinar tree. Seeing this miracle the Nawab’s anger was cooled. Baba Siri Chandji showed that God’s tree is broad enough to give shade to all people, Hindus and Muslims alike. What is so amazing is that this Chinar tree still stands today in Srinagar as a monument to peace. It is called Siri Chand Chinar.

“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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