Mata Gujri College organises National Seminar on Guru Nanak Bani De Samajik Sarokaar
Jasbir Kapoor/ royalpatiala.in/ Fatehgarh Sahib
Dharam Parchar Committee of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has outlined national and international seminars devoted to the 550th birth anniversary of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji under the supervision of SGPC President Bhai Gobind Singh Longowal, under which Mata Gujri College organized national seminar on “Guru Nanak Bani de Samajik Sarokar”.
In this seminar, Prof. Kirpal Singh Badungar, former president, SGPC addressed,” Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji was a great revolutionary and prophet who raised his voice to improve social and political conditions of our society.” He motivated the students to take inspiration of sacrifice from Chhote Sahibzaade and Mata Gujri ji.
Director Principal Dr. Kashmir Singh said, “It is the need of the time to connect youth with the teachings of Guru Nanak Dev ji so that they could learn to live their life peacefully.” He motivated students to understand basic concept of Sikhism ‘Kirat Karo(Honest earning), Naam Japo(Recite the name of Waheguru) and Wand Shako(Sharing with others).
Dr Parmveer Singh, Prof. Harbans Singh encyclopedia of Sikhism, Punjabi University Patiala, said, “If our society implements ethical knowledge, this will definitely improve our society and bring religious moral values in an effective manner.”
Prof. Jagroop Kaur , Head and Professor of Political Science department, Punjabi University Patiala, said, “In a religious society, we must obey rules and framework which are basically designed for human beings. She added, “Dialogue is very important for communication and self introspection in a focused way.”
Dr. Amandeep Kaur from Punjabi department of Government College for girls Patiala addressed, “Guru ji established the era of Gurmat society and laid the foundation of voice of encouragement .” She also said, “We should devote and spend more time reading books and Gurmat ideology rather than wasting time in irrelevant strolling on smartphones .”
Dr. Jagjiwan Singh, Associate Professor, Post-graduation Punjabi Department of Mata Gujri College said, “Religion never presents the sense of arrogance and jealous attitude. We should eliminate the arrogance and adopt policy of sincere efforts for walking on the path of religion.”
Dr. Gurbaj Singh, Head of Religion Studies department of Mata Gujri College, addressed, “Everybody should recite Gurubani and implement the teachings of Guru Nanak Dev in their lives.”
This seminar was held in the presence of Sri Guru Granth Sahib ji. Plants, which are narrated in the Guru Granth Sahib ji, were also exhibited explaining their biological importance in the human life.
On this occasion, Members of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, Jathedar Karnail Singh Panjoli, Paramjeet Kaur Landran, Harjinder Kaur, Principal Dr. Rajinder Kaur , Manager Natha Singh, Manager Balwinder Singh, Bhagwant Singh, Dr. Rajinder Kaur, Dr. Harveen Kaur, Dr. Bikramjit Singh, Prof. Manmohan Kaur, Media representatives, staff members and other dignitaries were also present there . Students were also present in the large numbers. NSS, NCC cadets and students of Guru Gobind Singh study circle participated in this event with lot of enthusiasm.