Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Melbourne

Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Melbourne

Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in MelbourneGuru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Melbourne
Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in MelbourneGuru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Melbourne
Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in MelbourneGuru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Melbourne

Melbourne Branch of Sant Nirankari Mission in Australia celebrated the 60th Birthday of His Holiness Satguru Baba Hardev Singh Ji Maharaj on February 23, 2014 as 'Guru Puja Diwas' with great zeal and enthusiasm. The event was marked by various activities like games, songs, dances, speeches, etc. It was graced by the presence of many distinguished guests including Hon. Bruce Atkinson MLC, President of the Legislative Council – Victoria, Ms Manika Jain from Consulate General of India – Melbourne, Cr Darren Pearce, Mayor of Knox, Nick Wakeling MP, Cr Joe Cossari from City of Knox.

Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in MelbourneGuru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Melbourne
Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in MelbourneGuru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Melbourne

The event commenced with PT Parade by Sewa Dal volunteers. Various games were organised for male and female volunteers and children to convey the message of accomplishing given tasks with discipline, coordination and team spirit. Mrs Veenu Rattan Female Volunteers Co-ordinator highlighted the Mission’s contribution in many community welfare activities in Australia and also the Mission’s efforts in spreading the message of peace, humanity, compassion and oneness globally.

Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in MelbourneGuru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Melbourne
Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in MelbourneGuru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Melbourne

Cr Darren Pearce said that the Sant Nirankari Mission believes in responsible living in society and achieving noble goals beyond its own community. Mr Nick Wakeling expressed his joy for being part of the celebrations. He emphasized on the Mission’s great partnership with Rowville and Knox Council. He also congratulated the Mission for being recognised as the biggest organisation for blood donation in the State of Victoria.

Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in MelbourneGuru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Melbourne
Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in MelbourneGuru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Melbourne

Hon Bruce Atkinson also praised the Mission for its work. He said that it’s very easy to give advice to others but it’s difficult to act. He further added that the Mission is setting an example for others by participating in Blood Donation, Clean up Australia drive. Cr Joe Cossari appreciated the efforts of the Mission in celebrating the Birthday of His Holiness in a distinct style. He congratulated the Mission for playing important role in promoting the importance of inity in multicultural diversity in the community. Ms Manika Jain praised the efforts of the Mission in maintaining the old teachings of Vedantic era and she congratulated that Mission is working hard to spread the message of love, peace, harmony and oneness. She was impressed with the participation of youth in these activities.

Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in MelbourneGuru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Melbourne
Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in MelbourneGuru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Melbourne

Rev Indar Jit Branch Incharge blessed the audience from holy chair and emphasized the importance of God-Knowledge in life. He praised the importance of Satguru and application of his teachings in our daily lives. He said that one who prays and gives importance to Satguru, enjoys blissful life. He added that it is not enough to have God-knowledge, it’s more important to apply it in life.

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