Gobind Sadan
God's house Without Walls



As a grand finale to year-long celebrations of the 550th birthday of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, Gobind Sadan and other area gurdwaras created a stirring Nagar Kirtan (“place to place”) procession on 8 November. It started from Gobind Sadan in the morning, wound its way along city streets and leafy residential areas, and finally ended up at sunset at Guru Granth Sahib Vidya Kender in Chattarpur. Those who participated included Panj Piaras, three kirtan jathas, two gatka parties, Nihangs on white horses, two marching bands, two big nagara drums including one in a horse-drawn carriage, students walking with message boards around their necks, Gobind Sadan’s foreign sevadars from Russia, Germany, and USA, Gobind Sadan’s water tank for sprinkling water ahead of Guru Granth Sahib, barefoot sevadars sweeping the road in front of Guru Granth Sahib, and the golden bus of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee with Guru Granth Sahib enshrined in it. Guru Granth Sahib was reverently carried to the bus in Gobind Sadan, and many sevadars accompanied the bus all the way on foot. Starting with chai and pakoras at Gobind Sadan, at many points along the way local sangats offered food to the participants, from rajma chawal to bananas.

In addition to Gobind Sadan, other gurdwaras who joined the Nagar Kirtan were Chattarpur Extension Gurdwara, Rajpur Khurad Gurdwara, Chattarpur Village Gurdwara, Chattarpur Pahari Gurdwara Ambedkar Nagar, and Guru Granth Sahib Vidya Kender. There was a great atmosphere of rejoicing, camaraderie, and high spirits.      


“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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