PRAKASH PURAB OF GURU GOBIND SINGHJI CELEBRATED WITH GAIETY AND DEVOTION BY SIKHS TODAY (JANUARY 27, 2013).
The former head granthi of Sri Darbar Sahib, Harmandir Sahibji, Amritsar, Singh Sahib, Giani S.Jaswinder Singhji delivers religious sermons at ''Vishaal Deewan''.
The 347th Prakash Purab (Birthday Celebrations) of Tenth Sikh Guru, Sri Guru Gobind Singhji, founder of Jhalsa Panth, who protected the nation from invaders, concluded on Sunday with thousands of Sikh Devotees and other community faiths celebrating it with religious fervour, gaiety and devotion by offering prayers.
Former Head Granthi (Head Priest) of Sri Darbar Sahib, Harmandir Sahibji (Golden Temple), Amritsar, Singh Sahib, Giani S.Jaswinder Singhji delivered religious sermons at the ''Vishaal Deewan'' (Mass Congregation) organised by the Prabhandak Committee of Gurudwara Saheb Secunderabad on Sunday at Key's High School, Secunderabad where over 20,000 Sikh devotees and other community faith participated in the`` VISHAAL DEEWAN'' (MASS CONGREGATION) by offering prayers to Sri Guru Granth Sahibji (Holy Scripture of Sikhs).
The former head priest is in the city to participate in the celebrations of Sri Guru Gobind Singhji. The congregation began this morning at 11.00 AM continued up to 3 PM and was marked by the recitations of Gurubani Keertans and Kathas (Holy Hymns) by the renowned and reputed Ragi Jathas (Sikh Preachers).
Apart religious sermons by Giana S Jaswinder Singhji, Bhai Gagandeep Singhji of Darbar Sahib, Harmandir Sahibji and other reputed Ragi Jathas were specially invited from various parts of the country for the important occasion.
They recited Gurbani Keertans (Holy Hymns) and delivered Kathas that stressed on imbibing the higher values of life and communal harmony for which Guru Gobind Singhji strived. They also have thrown light on the teachings of Sikh Gurus who stood for national integration,peace,brotherhood and communal harmony. They asked devotees to follow the teachings of Guru Gobind Singhjii which are very relevant these days.
After the culmination of the congregation, the traditional Guru Ka Langar (free community kitchen) was served to all the devotees where devotees sit in the same row with great discipline promoting the feelings of togetherness, fraternity and concern for fellow human beings.
Prabhandak Committee President S Baldev Singh Bagga and Secretary S.Avatar Singh welcomed the devotees at the mass congregation.
S. BALDEV SINGH BAGGA (President) and
S. AVATAR SINGH (Secretary)