Gobind Sadan
God's house Without Walls

The Story Behind the Fire

God Must Really Be Here
When a fire destroyed our Sikh temple, we were devastated. But our sacred scripture—and our hope—survived the arson.

Changing the Terrorist Mind Sikh Temple Update: A Heartwarming Story

Post-Standard, November 19, 2002

Changing the Terrorist Mind Outpouring of Love and Support Lifts Sikh Community
IRC News January 2002

More on Gobind Sadan and the Sikh Tradition

  • What is Gobind Sadan?
    A place of pilgrimage for all people…
  • Who is a Sikh?
    Sikhs are students of the universal message of religion….
  • Becoming Khalsa
    “The mission of Guru Gobind Singh is not just for some few people of one religion. Guru Gobind Singh was the follower of the One All-Prevading God.” …Baba Virsa Singh

Online News Articles

Tribune News Service
March 17, 2002
Chandigarh, India
Gurdwara arson: story of repentance

Morning Prayers
Nov. 28, 2001
The Memorial Church Harvard University


“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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