Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara    http://www.gurunanakgurdwara.ca Sikhs Working Together for a Brighter Future Tue, 11 Dec 2012 21:12:16 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.4.1 2010-2012 GNSG Program Highlights http://www.gurunanakgurdwara.ca/cat_1/2010-2012-gnsg-program-recap http://www.gurunanakgurdwara.ca/cat_1/2010-2012-gnsg-program-recap#comments Tue, 11 Dec 2012 21:00:58 +0000 Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara http://www.gurunanakgurdwara.ca/?p=2666 Read More]]> Beginning in January 2010, a new Executive Committee began service at the Gurdwara. The innovative, youth-oriented, executive introduced a variety of diverse and much needed programs and services.  The success of these programs has made an astonishing impact on the community and youth.  Live Broadcast of programs on Shaw 540, internet Radio, Ustream, Smartphone and one of the most active web and social media presences for any Sikh Organiation, have been groundbreaking in their influence on how Gurdwara’s can be made accessible to so many.

Below are some highlights of the various programs and services that have taken place and are still ongoing at GNSG:

  • Youth _ Family
  • Dharm Parchar
  • Seniors _ Women
  • Workshops, Seminars and Classes
  • Sikhi Awareness
  • Unity _ Solidarity
  • Sports _ Tournaments
  • Construction
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Guru Nanak Dev Ji Gurpurb 2012 http://www.gurunanakgurdwara.ca/cat_1/guru-nanak-dev-ji-gurpurb-2012 http://www.gurunanakgurdwara.ca/cat_1/guru-nanak-dev-ji-gurpurb-2012#comments Thu, 15 Nov 2012 21:27:21 +0000 Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara http://www.gurunanakgurdwara.ca/?p=2658 Read More]]> 2012 Guru Nanak Dev Ji Gurpurb Program

Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s Gurpurab is regarded as one of the most inspirational days in the Sikh Calendar.  Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s teaching can be summarized, in three ways:

1. Naam: Guru ji led the Sikhs directly to practice Simran and Naam Japna – meditation on God through reciting, chanting, singing and constant remembrance followed by deep study _ comprehension of God’s Name and virtues. In real life to practice and tread on the path of Dharam (righteousness) – The inner thought of the Sikh thus stays constantly immersed in praises and appreciation of the Creator and the ONE ETERNAL GOD Waheguru.

2. Kirat Karni: He expected the Sikhs to live as honorable householders and practice Kirat Karni – To honestly earn by ones physical and mental effort while accepting both pains _ pleasures as GOD’s gifts and blessings. One is to stay truthful at all times and, fear none but the Eternal Super Soul. Live a life founded on decency immersed in Dharam – life controlled by spiritual, moral _ social values.

3. Vand Chakna: The Sikhs were asked to share their wealth within the community by practicing Vand Chakna – “Share and Consume together”. The community or Sadh Sangat is an important part of Sikhism. One must be part of a community that is living the flawless objective values set out by the Sikh Gurus and every Sikh has to contribute in whatever way possible to the common community pool. This spirit of Sharing and Giving is an important message from Guru Nanak.

To celebrate the 544th Gurpurb of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the Gurdwara Sahib has put together a unique four day program.

2012 Gurpurb Program Details:

Sunday  11/25

  • Kirtan Darbar until 10pm
  • Guru Nanak Dev Ji Gurpurb, Akhand Path Sahib Arumb at 10pm

Tuesday 11/27

  • Guru Nanak Dev Ji Gurpurb, Akhand Path Sahib Bhog at midnight

Wednesday 11/28

  • Guru Nanak Dev Ji, School Children Presentation
  • Guru Nanak Dev Ji and Sikhs, poster display
  • Guru Nanak Dev Ji 544th Birthday Cake Cutting Ceremony
  • Presentation by Gurdwara President

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Nashay Shado http://www.gurunanakgurdwara.ca/cat_1/nashay-shado http://www.gurunanakgurdwara.ca/cat_1/nashay-shado#comments Wed, 24 Oct 2012 20:11:44 +0000 Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara http://www.gurunanakgurdwara.ca/?p=2648 Read More]]> Nashay Shado- quitting alcohol/drugs.

ADDICTION IS A DISEASE

Starting November 2012 – every second Sunday of the month – come to a FREE Information and Counselling Session.

This Program is designed for everyone, including family members and friends.

For more information contact:

Harpreet S.Pandher @ 778-846-4277
Rob S. Gill @ 778-836-4000
or email TreatTheDisease@gnsg.ca

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GNSG Annual Shaheedi Smagam http://www.gurunanakgurdwara.ca/cat_1/gnsg-annual-shaheedi-smagam http://www.gurunanakgurdwara.ca/cat_1/gnsg-annual-shaheedi-smagam#comments Tue, 23 Oct 2012 20:16:28 +0000 Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara http://www.gurunanakgurdwara.ca/?p=2653 Read More]]> Learn about our history and events that took place in October and November of 1984. This program is designed for parents and children and will be in English and Punjabi and focus on Human Rights.

Program outline is as follows:

  • Kirtan
  • Media Presentation
  • Candy bags stuffed with candy for all children.

With cool prizes to be won, the GNSG Annual Shaheedi Smagam is the place to be on Wednesday, October 31st 2012.

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Sikh Sisters Support Group: Fall 2012 http://www.gurunanakgurdwara.ca/cat_1/sikh-sisters-support-group-fall-2012 http://www.gurunanakgurdwara.ca/cat_1/sikh-sisters-support-group-fall-2012#comments Sat, 20 Oct 2012 20:04:35 +0000 Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara http://www.gurunanakgurdwara.ca/?p=2640 Read More]]>
  •  Are you facing an issue at home, work, or school that you need help with?
  •   Are you looking for a non judgmental, confidential and uplifting environment to share your troubles in?
  •  Or do you want to just chat to someone, in a confidential environment?
  • Come be supported in the Sikh Sisters Support Group on Monday
    evenings from 6-7pm, meeting in the Boardroom (back of Langar Hall) of
    Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara, Surrey.

    We provide support for all women on a wide variety of issues: lack of
    self-esteem _ self-confidence, family problems, peer pressure,
    substance abuse, domestic violence, divorce, death/loss…

    For more information contact gurshoba@gmail.com or call 778-858-4304

     

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    Parenting Support Workshops: Fall 2012 http://www.gurunanakgurdwara.ca/cat_1/parenting-support-workshops-fall-2012 http://www.gurunanakgurdwara.ca/cat_1/parenting-support-workshops-fall-2012#comments Mon, 15 Oct 2012 19:55:37 +0000 Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara http://www.gurunanakgurdwara.ca/?p=2625 Read More]]> Once again, the Gurdwara Sahib will be providing FREE Parenting Support Workshops.

    No one comes into this world knowing how to be a good parent. The challenges and experiences of our lives directly affect the environment we create for our own children and these challenges evolve and change for each generation. Today we live in a digital age that makes it even more difficult to keep up with our children and understand them and their needs.

    Learn more about these challenges and what we can do as a parent to further develop positive parenting skills, through the GNSG Parenting Support Workshops.

    Topics: Open discussion on current concerns of parents and on topics such as communication, drugs, gangs, bullying, peer influences, internet and parenting styles.

    This is a FREE 6 Week Program for parents – Program conducted in English and Punjabi

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    GNSG Leadership Course: Class 5 http://www.gurunanakgurdwara.ca/cat_1/gnsg-leadership-course-class-5 http://www.gurunanakgurdwara.ca/cat_1/gnsg-leadership-course-class-5#comments Mon, 08 Oct 2012 19:49:33 +0000 Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara http://www.gurunanakgurdwara.ca/?p=2621 Read More]]> GNSG Leadership Course: Class 5

    Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara is pleased to announce that the Youth Leadership course will once again commence at the Gurdwara Sahib.

    This again is a 12 Week course, specifically designed for University or College Students that are 17 years and older.
    For the past two years the Youth Leadership course has helped over 80 students, develop and tune their skills.

    During this course, Sikh youth will not only learn about leadership and public speaking but also build their confidence and interact with public speakers that are brought in during the course and at the end of the twelve week course, youth will combine all they have learned into a single presentation in front of the community.

    This is a free course and is limited to 16 students, aged 15 years and above. To register please email key@gnsg.ca or call 778-863-0058 or 604-783-4552

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    GNSG Gurmat School 2012-2013 http://www.gurunanakgurdwara.ca/cat_1/gnsg-gurmat-school-2012-2013 http://www.gurunanakgurdwara.ca/cat_1/gnsg-gurmat-school-2012-2013#comments Thu, 04 Oct 2012 19:40:57 +0000 Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara http://www.gurunanakgurdwara.ca/?p=2609 Read More]]> Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara is pleased to announce that another year of our Gurmat School has commenced.

    Punjabi, Kirtan, Gatka and Gurbani  Santhiya classes are available at the Gurdwara Sahib. For more information about the programs, curriculum and class times, please come to the Gurdwara Sahib Office.

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