Guru Puja Diwas Celebrations in Edmonton, Canada

Guru Puja Diwas Celebrations in Edmonton, Canada

On the auspicious occasion of Guru Puja Diwas, Edmonton branch of the Sant Nirankari Mission celebrated the Birthday of Satguru Baba Hardev Singh Ji Maharaj with great zeal and enthusiasm. Rev Satnam Rai Ji presided the Congregation and Rev Khurana Ji performed the Sewa of Stage Secretary on February 22, 2014. A Special Bhangra performance was presented, in which all the youths participated and expressed their love towards Holy Master. There was a remarkable presence of people of other faiths and beliefs. The program concluded with the discourse of Rev Satnam Rai Ji followed by Community Langar.

Guru Puja Diwas Celebrations in Edmonton, Canada
Guru Puja Diwas Celebrations in Edmonton, CanadaGuru Puja Diwas Celebrations in Edmonton, Canada
Guru Puja Diwas Celebrations in Edmonton, CanadaGuru Puja Diwas Celebrations in Edmonton, Canada
Guru Puja Diwas Celebrations in Edmonton, CanadaGuru Puja Diwas Celebrations in Edmonton, Canada

Next Day i.e. on February 23, 2014 all the Sewa Dal members participated in the Sewa Dal Rally under the instructions of Rev Parveen Walia Ji. Rev Satnam Rai Ji presided over the Rally and concluded the same with blessings in the form of discourse. Rev Deepak Nanda Ji along with Rev Ashish Kumar Sabharwal Ji and Rev Ashish Tandon Ji was also present during the Sewa Dal Rally. As a part of Sewa Dal Rally all the Sewa Dal members performed PT Exercises and recited Prarthna, Marching Geet, Guru Puja Geet and took blessings from the presiding saint Rev Satnam Ji. Sewa Dal members also played games highlighting the message of love followed by Congregation and discourse of Rev Satnam Rai Ji.

Guru Puja Diwas Celebrations in Edmonton, CanadaGuru Puja Diwas Celebrations in Edmonton, Canada
Guru Puja Diwas Celebrations in Edmonton, CanadaGuru Puja Diwas Celebrations in Edmonton, Canada
Guru Puja Diwas Celebrations in Edmonton, CanadaGuru Puja Diwas Celebrations in Edmonton, Canada
Guru Puja Diwas Celebrations in Edmonton, CanadaGuru Puja Diwas Celebrations in Edmonton, Canada
Guru Puja Diwas Celebrations in Edmonton, CanadaGuru Puja Diwas Celebrations in Edmonton, Canada
Guru Puja Diwas Celebrations in Edmonton, Canada

Director of Operations, Edmonton Food Bank along with two more representatives from Edmonton Food Bank came to accept the food donation made by Sant Nirankari Mission, Edmonton Branch. They appreciated the work done by the saints of the Mission for this noble cause. The branch donated 1937.86 lbs. of food which was 712.09 lbs. more than last year.

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Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Montreal

Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Montreal

With the divine blessings of Satguru Baba Hardev Singh Ji Maharaj, Guru Puja Diwas was celebrated with great enthusiasm and success this year by the entire Montreal Sadh Sangat.

Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Montreal
Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in MontrealGuru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Montreal

The Sewa Dal Members of the Montreal branch were also very happy and enthusiastic to celebrate their Lord Master's 60th Birthday. The day began with the arrival of Sewa Dal members at the Bhawan around 10:00 am. However, due to major construction taking place in the Bhawan at the moment, they were unable to hold the rally on large scale. Rev Surjit Arneja Ji was the presiding saint that day. The rally began with an inspection of Sewa Dal by him followed by Prathana Geet, Guru Puja Geet and ended with blessings from the presiding saint.

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Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Mission, Canada

Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Mission, Canada

The auspicious occasion of the 60th Birthday of His Holiness Baba Hardev Singh Ji Maharaj was celebrated with great enthusiasm on February 23, 2014 at Gladwin Heights United Church Abbotsford, Mission in Canada. Saints from Vancouver also participated in this event.

Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Mission, CanadaGuru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Mission, Canada

First of all Sewa Dal parade and P.T. exercises were performed along with Prarthna Song and Guru Puja Song. Satsang started with the song of Sewa (service) of Satguru performed jointly by the saints. A skit was staged showing how Nirankari saints serve the Mahapurshas coming from India like their own family. Younger saints organized a Kavi Darbar. Their poems were appreciated by all. After that some poems from the elder saints were also narrated.

Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Mission, CanadaGuru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Mission, Canada
Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Mission, CanadaGuru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Mission, Canada

Rev Sadhu Singh Ji, Pramukh, Mission Branch of Sant Nirankari Mission thanked Rev Baldev Raj Arora Ji, who had reached there specially to preside over the event. In his address, Rev Arora Ji congratulated all the saints and asked them to follow the teachings of His Holiness.

Food collected to be distributed among the needy people was donated to the local Food Banks.

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Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Vancouver

Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Vancouver

Guru Puja Diwas on February 23, 2014, this year was very auspicious occasion for all the Nirankari saints as it was also the 60th Birthday of His Holiness Baba Hardev Singh Ji Maharaj.

Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in VancouverGuru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Vancouver
Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in VancouverGuru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Vancouver
Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in VancouverGuru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Vancouver

A Sewa Dal Rally was held in the morning at Satsang Bhawan and it was wonderful to see the excitement of all saints. All the Sewa Dal members, ladies and gents, young and old along with the Bal Sewa Dal in crisp uniform were in full glow to celebrate the day and to seek blessings from the Lord Master.

Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in VancouverGuru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Vancouver
Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Vancouver

The rally was presided over by Rev Sadhu Singh Gill Ji who specially drove that morning from Mission, BC. He was escorted to the stage by Rev Kanwaljit Moti, Sanchalak Sewa Dal and Rev Baldev Arora Ji Pramukh Vancouver. Rally started as usual with Prayer followed by PT, Games for ladies, gents and Bal Sewa Dal. Presiding saint blessed Sewa Dal members and encouraged and appreciated their spirit of selfless Sewa and contribution to spread the message of truth by action.

Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in VancouverGuru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Vancouver
Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in VancouverGuru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Vancouver

After Sewa Dal rally Guru Puja Samagam started at 11:30 am. It was presided over by Rev Sadhu Singh Ji. Saints gave Baba Ji’s message through speeches, songs and poems.

The Vancouver Branch also donated 1000 lbs. of food items to Richmond Food Bank to help the families in need.

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Sewadal Rally on Occasion of Guru Pooja Divas

Sewadal Rally on Occasion of Guru Pooja Divas

On Sunday, February 23, 2014 Guru Pooja Divas was celebrated with great enthusiasm. To highlight Oneness and selfless service this Sewadal rally was organized. In this Sewadal rally almost all the volunteers of Toronto participated in spite of bad weather. In the beginning of the rally Rev. Pardumen Singh Ji was brought upon the stage and Adhikari Parnam was done in his honor.

Sewadal Rally on Occasion of Guru Pooja DivasSewadal Rally on Occasion of Guru Pooja Divas
Sewadal Rally on Occasion of Guru Pooja DivasSewadal Rally on Occasion of Guru Pooja Divas
Sewadal Rally on Occasion of Guru Pooja DivasSewadal Rally on Occasion of Guru Pooja Divas

The volunteers sang the Sewa Dal Prayer, performed P.T. exercises, and then sang the Marching song and Guru Puja Geet. In the end Rev Pardumen Singh Ji blessed the volunteers and said that like every player is important in a team, similarly it is important with the Sewa as well. Sewa is worthwhile only when it is done with team spirit. Sewa done in discipline and with coordination brings fruits. We see that Sewa Dal volunteers are performing their domestic duties and at the same time they are doing a lot for the community.

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