SANT SAMAGAM 2006 CELEBRATED AT GURDWARA RAKAB GANJ SAHIB, DELHI
The annual Sant Samagam
in the sweet memory of Sant Attar Singh Ji Maharaj and Sant Teja
Singh Ji Maharaj was held at Gurdwara Rakab Ganj Sahib,
On the first day, the programme began at 2.30 a.m. with Naam Simran followed by Path of Sukhmani Sahib, Asa Di Var, Kirtan and Gurmat Vichar. The programme ended at 11 p.m. Similarly, on the second day, the programme started at 2.30 a.m. and ended at 5.30 p.m. Amrit Sanchar was held on Sunday, 19 February at 10 a.m.
On both the days, the
hall was packed to its full capacity. The devotees paid rapt
attention and enjoyed the heavenly bliss listening to spiritual
discourses, preachings and devotional music rendered by famous
Ragi Jathas and Dhadi Vaaraan by the students of
Dr. Khem Singh Ji and Dr. Gurbakhsh Singh Ji Gill (USA) delivered lectures enlightening the Sangat about the activities of The Kalgidhar Society and Sikhism respectively.
The Ragi Jathas present were Bhai Jasbir Singh Khalsa (Khanne Wale), Bhai Tejinder Singh (Shimla Wale), Bhai Guriqbal Singh, Bhai Bakshish Singh, Bhai Sarabjeet Singh, Bhai Nirmal Singh, Bhai Manjit Singh Kanpuri (Ludhiana Wale), Bhai Avtar Singh Gurcharan Singh, Bhai Hardeep Singh, Baba Mitha Singh and Baba Niranjan Singh Preetam Singh (Agra Wale)
The spiritual discourses were delivered by Giani Pindarpal Singh Ji Khalsa (Ludhiane Wale) on both the days.
Mrs. Gursharan Kaur, wife of Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh paid obeisance on the first day of Sant Samagam. Major H.P.S. Ahluwalia, (President, Indian Mountaineering Foundation) who climbed the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest when he was just 26 years old, and Mr. S. K. Mehrotra (The West Zone Deputy Commissioner) also visited the Samagam and Pictorial Exhibition.
A blood donation camp was also organized in which 67 persons donated blood for the needy patients. In addition, 75 donors registered themselves for donating blood in any emergency in future.
A Pictorial Exhibition
to depict the important events from the life history of Sant
Attar Singh Ji and Sant Teja Singh Ji was held and a large
quantity of Gurmat literature was obtained by the visiting
devotees including the ‘Jiwan Katha of Sant Attar Singh
Ji Maharaj’written by Sant Teja Singh Ji (in two volumes), ‘Sikh
Sidhant’written by Baba Iqbal Singh Ji and . This programme
has become a regular feature at Gurdwara Rakab Ganj Sahib.
Thousands of devotees hailing from different parts of
The devotees thronged the Pictorial Exhibition where life history of Sant Attar Singh Ji and Sant Teja Singh Ji was displayed in Gurmukhi with relevant pictures. Many visitors were noticed taking notes from the exhibition.
The Sant Samagam –2006 was concluded with the message of revered Baba Iqbal Singh Ji at 5.30 p.m.
Prior to the main Samagam,
the students of