His Holiness visits the Photo Exposition – ‘Colours of Oneness’

His Holiness Baba Hardev Singh Ji Maharaj visits The Photo Exposition – ‘Colours of Oneness’

The Photo Exposition – ‘Colours of Oneness’The Photo Exposition – ‘Colours of Oneness’
The Photo Exposition – ‘Colours of Oneness’The Photo Exposition – ‘Colours of Oneness’
The Photo Exposition – ‘Colours of Oneness’The Photo Exposition – ‘Colours of Oneness’
The Photo Exposition – ‘Colours of Oneness’The Photo Exposition – ‘Colours of Oneness’
The Photo Exposition – ‘Colours of Oneness’

His Holiness Nirankari Baba Hardev Singh Ji Maharaj visited the ongoing Photo Exposition – Colours of Oneness at the Jehangir Art Gallery, Kalaghoda, Mumbai on April 2, 2013.

The artist, Renuka Nirankari has put on display 34 photographs showcasing individuals submerged in the togetherness of Oneness.

His Holiness was so impressed by the photographs that he painted on the canvas an inspirational thought – ‘NOTHING LESS THAN ONENESS’.

Today is last day of the exhibition.

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Guru Puja Diwas Celebration in Canada

Guru Puja Diwas Celebration in Canada

Guru Puja Diwas was celebrated at all Centres of Sant Nirankari Mission Canada with great enthusiasm, joy and devotion, spanning over two days. The main congregation was held on February 23, with a Sewa Dal rally organized on February 24. The main congregation was highlighted by devotional songs, poems, speeches, and video presentations, expressing immense gratitude to His Holiness Satguru Baba Hardev Singh Ji Maharaj. The Mission also marks this occasion (the birthday of His Holiness Hardev Singh Ji Maharaj) by making huge donation of non-perishable food items to the Canadian Community.

Guru Puja Diwas Celebration in Canada on February 24Guru Puja Diwas Celebration in Canada on February 24
Guru Puja Diwas Celebration in Canada on February 24Guru Puja Diwas Celebration in Canada on February 24
Guru Puja Diwas Celebration in Canada on February 24Guru Puja Diwas Celebration in Canada on February 24
Guru Puja Diwas Celebration in Canada on February 24Guru Puja Diwas Celebration in Canada on February 24
Guru Puja Diwas Celebration in Canada on February 24

Sewa Dal Rally was organized on February 24 at Toronto, Montreal, Edmonton, Calgary. Mission and Vancouver, where Sewa Dal members enthusiastically participated in various activities and exercises.

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Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in New York

Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in New York

On the occasion of Guru Puja Diwas on February 23, 2013 which was also the 59th birthday of Satguru Baba Hardev Singh Ji Maharaj, devotees of New York Metro held an ensemble of spiritual and cultural evening. Devotees from all parts of Greater New York area such as Manhattan, Queens, Nassau and Suffolk County attended the event in great number.

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Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in New York: February 23Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in New York: February 23
Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in New York: February 23

The evening began with an introductory documentary about the Sant Nirankari Mission. Thereafter, an alternate rhythm between euphonious devotional songs and speeches furthered the message of the Mission. A devotional song presented in English language drew the attendees to hum along and take part. Poetic Symposium was yet another special feature of the evening. Devotees presented their joy in the form of poetry and once again mesmerized the listeners.

Half way through the celebration, the prime event of the evening was presented. This was the well enacted timeline of the Nirankari Mission. A briefly scripted timeline was being narrated as volunteer devotees acted out the same. Viewers wholeheartedly applauded the performance and greatly appreciated the message of love and harmony it echoed. The final feature of the evening was a medley of celebratory songs that was going back and forth between two groups of ladies and gentlemen.

The event was also marked by the presence of a number of dignified members of the Guru Ravi Das temple. These guests showed keen interest toward the message of the Mission and showed equal privilege for being part of such celebration.

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Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Australia

Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Australia

On Saturday, February 23, 2013 Sant Nirankari Mission Melbourne, Australia, organised Guru Puja Diwas at its Rowville premises celebrating the birthday of the Mission’s present Head, His Holiness Baba Hardev Singh Ji Maharaj.

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Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in AustraliaGuru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Australia
Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in AustraliaGuru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Australia
Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in AustraliaGuru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Australia

On this special day for all Nirankaris, Hon. Nicholas Kotsiras, Minister for Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship, Victoria, inaugurated the new Community Kitchen which was part of the $150,000 grant offered to the Mission by the Victorian State Government to develop existing driveway and kitchen facilities.

Mr Nick Wakeling MP and Parliament Secretary for Health, Victoria was really excited by the completion of the project as he’s been involved in this grant announcement from the beginning. Mr Raj Kumar, Consul General of India, Melbourne complimented the efforts of all volunteers and their support towards local community welfare.

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Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in AustraliaGuru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Australia
Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in AustraliaGuru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Australia
Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Australia

Cr Joe Cossari and Cr Darren Pearce, Knox City Council, Marta Marot, Chairperson, Multicultural Harmony Festival and SNM Australia Executive Committee highlighted the Mission’s contribution towards community welfare activities especially blood donation and clean up drives.

Dr Ali Khan, CEO, Ramahyuck District Aboriginal Corporation, Gwenda Rait, Vice Chairperson, Knox Interfaith, Vasan Srinivasan, Michael Migliaccio, Teresa Koronczewski, Zygmunt Bielinski, Dr Manjula O’Connor, David Gilbert, Raj Dudeja and many other dignitaries made this event a real success with their participation and support.

The driveway project was completed in mid-2012 and then Kitchen project started towards the end of 2012. The Kitchen would be a real example to reflect the efforts and hard work of the volunteers of the Mission how the government funds can be utilised to the best of its use. This level of project would cost more than double of its cost without the in-house participation in all facets of the project. SNM awarded trophies to these volunteers’ families to honour their selfless services and also recognised the Builder, Mr Ibraim and Project Manager Mr Kerry.

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