Gobind Sadan
God's house Without Walls

Guru Granth Sahib’s Universal Community Seminar


Friday, 7th November, 2003–11a.m. to 1 p.m.

11 a.m. Inaugural Session

Dr. Murli Manohar Joshi, Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Government of India, will deliver the inaugural address.

Honoured Speakers

Dr. Karan Singh, MP, International President of the Temple of Understanding
Shri Ashok Singhal, International Executive President, Vishwa Hindu Parishad
Shri Sahib Singh Verma, Union Minister for Labour, Government of India
Shri Vir Bhadra Singh, Chief Minister, Himachal Pradesh
Sardar Parkash Singh Badal, Former Chief Minister, Punjab
Shri I.D. Swami, Minister of State for Home, Government of India
Shri Sangh Priya Gautam, Minister of State for Agro-Industries, Government of India
Sardar Tarlochan Singh, Chairman, Minorities Commission
Shri Subash Yadav, Deputy Chief Minister, Madhya Pradesh
Shri Tilak Raj Behar, Minister for Health, Uttaranchal
Shri Ashwani Sekhri, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Health, Punjab
2 p.m. Second Session

Presentation and discussion of research papers

1. Dr. Samir Singh Guru Granth Sahib and Kateb (Qur’an, Bible, Torah, and Zend Avesta)
2. Dr. Mohinder Kaur Gill Guru Granth Sahib da Sarup
3. Dr. Nav Rattan Kapur Guru Granth Sahib di Bhartia Sanskriti nun den
4. Dr. Manmohan Singh Sehgal Guru Granth Sahib and Ved
5. Dr. Har Mohinder Singh Bedi Guru Granth Sahib and Upanishad
6. Dr. Satbir Singh Guru Granth Sahib and Puran
7. Dr. Sewa Singh Guru Granth Sahib and Budh Mat
8. Dr. Jasbir Singh Sabir Guru Granth Sahib and Vedant
9. Dr. Dharam Singh Guru Granth Sahib and Jati Vad
10. Dr. Dharampal Maini Guru Granth Sahib and Avtar Vad
11. Dr. Kuldip Singh Sankh Mat and Guru Granth Sahib
12. Dr. Hukam Chand Rajpal Guru Granth Sahib and Karam Vad
13. Dr. Bhagat Singh Bedi Guru Granth Sahib and Yog Sadhna
14. Dr. Surjit Singh Guru Granth Sahib and Yog Sadhna
15. Dr. Gurmukh Singh Guru Granth Sahib and Maya Da Sidhant
16. Dr. Gurcharan Singh Mehta Guru Granth Sahib and Bhagti
17. Dr. Gurcharan Kaur Jaggi Guru Granth Sahib and Sidhant

Saturday, 8 November

10 a.m. Third Session

Presentation and discussion of research papers

2 p.m. Fourth Session

Presentation and discussion of research papers

4 p.m. Conclusion

Valedictory Speech by Dr. J. S. Rajput, Director, National Council of Educational Research and Training

“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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