Gobind Sadan
God's house Without Walls


muhammadIn Islam, the main focus is on God, whose most all-inclusive name is Allah. The Prophet Muhammad (c. 570 C.E. – 632 C.E.) is regarded as a beautiful model for humanity, and a great messenger of God. An angel of God revealed messages to him which he repeated to others, and which were put together to form the Holy Qur’an. It is so beautiful in the Arabic original that people are certain the illiterate Muhammad could not have composed it himself.

The Holy Qur’an reveals that Muhammad is one of many prophets who have been sent from time to time to the people to warn and to teach them the way to God. These prophets began with Adam and included figures honored in the Jewish and Christian Bibles, such as Noah, Abraham, Moses, and Jesus. There is only one God, and only one human family. All people are brothers and sisters. Islam does not recognize any racial distinctions. God is Most Merciful, but those who do not turn to Him face the torments of hell when they die. The word “Islam” means “surrender” (to the will of God), and it also means “peace.”

Faithful Muslims observe five central spiritual practices: They believe in and bear witness to the oneness of God and the prophethood of Muhammad. They pray (do Namaz) five times daily facing the holy city of the Prophet, Mecca. They observe regular fasts for inner purification and inner mastery, including abstaining from food and drink from sunrise to sunset during the entire lunar month of Ramadan, when the revelations of the Qur’an began. They give a prescribed proportion of their income in charity. And at least once in their lifetime, Muslims are expected to make a pilgrimage (hajj) to Mecca.

“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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