We still feel the love in our hearts. For those of you not able to join us, we look forward to welcoming you next time.
For those who did participate, I can’t tell you the excitement in everyone’s voices every time I talk with people. You have truly brought Maharaj ji’s mission to life and extended His love and blessings to so many of the world-wide sangat. The energy is truly amazing!
We are still hearing regularly what a wonderful experience you all had and how it has not only brought you closer together as a sangat, but that it has brought you closer to Maharaj ji. This was our main goal.
Gathering to retrace Maharaj ji’s history, getting to share our stories, and listen to the next generation share their hopes for the future provided heart felt moments which brought us to tears, and gave us so much food for thought going forward.
Our action steps
The videos consumed our time and now we will have time to reflect on next steps.
There will be a separate section on the website with updates, and shared on our various social media platforms.
The summary boards of the breakouts are still being assembled to share highlights.
In the meantime, we’re considering many requests to meet more regularly and considering what can be done to include a program for children.
We will schedule the next full virtual celebration so it doesn’t conflict with the on-the-ground celebrations to allow those in Gobind Sadan full time to attend to those who can make the trip.
We look forward to hearing from everyone and will be in touch shortly with updates.
Once again for all those who took their time to make this happen and our leadership without whose support this wouldn’t have been possible, we offer great thanks and look forward to our next time together.
May Maharaj ji’s Name and Nam and Jaap Sahib echo throughout the world and may you all be filled with His light and love
Special thanks to all who made this event possible
Churchill Chadha, Baba Virsa Singh ji Maharaj Memorial Trust
IN MEMORIAL – Gurdev Singh, Baba Virsa Singh Foundation
Dr. Surjit Kaur Jolly – Gobind Sadan Institute for Advanced Studies in Comparative Religions
who have maintained and preserved Maharaj ji’s mission in Gobind Sadan and Mji’s farms
The core team
- Mandeep Singh (Winny); Brahmjit Grewal; Kanwal Kareer
- Arjun Singh (Mani); Joginder Kaur, Mary Pat Fisher; Dr Surjit Kaur Jolly; Chetan Singh,
- Sonali Jolly, Sukhpreet Kaur w special thanks to Rachel Watcher
- Our tech team – Ashish Sharma; Jarnail Singh (Jerry); Harjit Singh;
- Our translators – Parminder Kaur, Katya Egorova; Raju Matharu
- Our Facilitators – who kept our breakout groups on track
- Aman Kalra, Manu Khanna, Charanjeet Dhaliwal, Kabir Kathuria, Suresh Rijhwani, Anika Kalha, Suresh Srinivas, Angelica and Oxana, Anna, Igor Kozhnenkin
Those who shared their stories (this time – there will be many more to come!)
Hardeep Singh on behalf of Gyani Gurdev Singh, Baba Joginder Singh, Sukhwant Singh, Baba Bachan Singh, Promilla Chand, S. Amar Singh, Surinder Pal Singh (Baba Inder Singh), Joginder Kaur, Ralph Singh, Geeta Singh,
Panelist – Day 1 – Dr. Surjit Kaur Jolly, Chair, Larisa Trunina
Day 2 – Next Gen Dr. Sonali Jolly, Sukhpreet Kaur, Parminder Kaur (Silky) Dhillon, Harima (Neesha) Sharma, Shiv Kanwal, Vikramjit Singh, Jerry Sandhu
Day 3 – Churchill Chadha, Late Gurdev Singh, Marypat Fisher, Hardeep Singh, Imam Jabbar Ali, Judge U.S. Jolly, Parampreet Kaur Bains, Winny
Children’s program and Celebration
Ishmit Kaur, Prabhnoor Singh and Ekta Kaur, Siona Kaur, Budhivali Kaur
Maharaj ji’s shabads- Joginder Kaur, Late Jasvant kaur (Kirtan wale aunty – recorded shabad)
Plus those who have documented Maharaj ji’s life and GS spread in photos and videos.
Pammy – Surinder Singh; Ms Promilla Chand; Prince and Karan Dhillon; Ajit Singh (Neeta) and Balwinder Kaur, Joginder Kaur and Ralph Singh; Marypat Fisher
“our apologies in advance for the many mistakes we have unconsciously made. We trust with your prayers and Mji’s blessings it will only get better from here!”
Host and Facilitator – Ralph Singh
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