Overcoming Terrorism

changingterrmind_th.jpg “Unlike today, this was a period of relative calm in India and the term ‘terrorism’ was virtually unheard of. So the violence in Mizoram, especially the triple assassination was a real shock. Baba Virsa Singh ji’s role in providing vision and counsel, through I.G. Gurnam Singh Randhawa and the guidance he gave me personally can not be overstated.

His spiritual presence was indeed the determining factor in bringing peace. But the lessons we have learned and model we have gained are definitely transferable.”

Changing the Terrorist Mind


S.K. Chhibber, Former Governor, Indian State of Mizoram

  • “To end the scourge of terror, we must change people”s minds—not put more pressure on them”
  • “Look at them as your own children. They too are someone”s child.”
  • “Terrorism is a plant that has sprung up under pressure. Take the pressure away and the plant will return to normal.”
  • “Terrorism is not a nation, it doesn”t have a capital. Under pressure the tree has sprouted new branches”
  • “By shouting” terrorist, terrorist,” we”ve created hundreds of thousands more terrorists. Stop the slogans, listen to their needs and terrorism will stop.”
  • “Meet with them. Try to understand their problems. Then I have full faith that if you solve their problems, they”ll turn away from bullets and love will begin to arise within them.”

Babaji’s Messages on Overcoming Terrorism


“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

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