410 Clair Rd. Spring Cleanup

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Sangat Ji,

Volunteers are needed this Saturday to help with ongoing cleanup effort at the new Gurdwara site. To help out, please bring along shovels, brooms, gloves and wheelbarrows. As it’s an active construction site, you are requested to bring and use your safety gear and follow safe work practices. Volunteers must be over 18 years of age.

Please contact Darshan Jassal Ji at 519-546-9456 and provide confirmation if you will be participating in the cleanup. We appreciate your support and look forward to seeing you on Saturday.

Location: 410 Clair Rd E, Guelph
Date: Saturday April 27th, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Gurdwara Programs:

Naam Simran
Thursday April 25th, 2019 from 6:00PM to 7:00PM

Asa Di Vaar
Saturday April 27th, 2019 from 6:00AM to 8:00AM

Toronto Nagar Kirtan

Sunday April 28th, 2019

  • Buses boarding starts at 9AM for Nagar Kirtan from 70 Stevenson St. S.
  • Buses leave at 9:30AM sharp for Toronto
  • Confirm Return time and location and get back to the same bus on time
  • Don’t be late and delay others

SAFETY: Please ensure that children and seniors keep their family contact info with them in case they get lost

More event details at: https://osgc.ca

Gurdwara will be open on Sunday but the regular Sunday Diwan will not be happening

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April 2019 Programs

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Sangat Ji,

We would like to thank all who attended the Sikh Flag Raising ceremony at the Guelph City Hall today. Visit the Media Gallery on the website to view the pictures and video from todays event.

Media Gallery

Every Sunday from 2:00PM to 3:30PM, free Math’s classes are being conducted at the Gurdwara for students from grade 6 to grade 12. If interested in joining, please contact the Gurdwara.

Gurdwara Programs:

Asa Di Vaar: Saturday April 20th, 2019

Time: 6:00 AM to 8:00 AM

Sunday Diwan: April 21st, 2019

Sewa by Harpreet Singh Sagoo and family

Toronto Khalsa Day Nagar Kirtan: Sunday, April 28th, 2019

Please sign up at the Gurdwara if you would like to reserve a seat on the bus.

Note: A fee of $5 for teens and adults (13yrs and older individuals) will be charged for each seat. Twelve years and under ride free.

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Vaisaki 2019

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Sangat Ji,

We wish everyone a very Happy Vaisakhi! Come and be part of the Sangat at the Gurdwara for Vaisakhi celebrations.

Gurdwara Programs:

Vaisakhi Akhand Path: April 12th to April 14th, 2019
Arambh: April 12th, 2019 – 9:00AM to 10:00AM
Bhog: April 14th, 2019 – 9:00AM to 10:00AM

Sewa by Court Galvanizing employees & families

Nishan Sahib Sewa:

70 Stevenson St. S, Guelph

Saturday, April 13th, 2019 – 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

410 Clair Rd, Guelph

Saturday, April 13th, 2019 – 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Vaisakhi Day: Sunday, April 14th, 2019

Toronto Khalsa Day Nagar Kirtan: Sunday, April 28th, 2019

Please sign-up at Gurdwara to reserve seat for bus ride to Toronto.

Note: A fee of $5 for teens and adults (13yrs and older individuals) will be charged for each seat. Twelve years and under ride free.

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April 2019 Programs

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Sangat Ji,

April is marked as the Sikh Heritage Month and for the next few weeks there will be various events happening at the Guelph Gurdwara and in Toronto. Guelph Gurdwara will be coordinating bus rides for people interested in attending the Nagar Kirtan in Downtown Toronto. You can sign up at the Gurdwara if you would like to reserve a seat on the bus.

Note: A fee of $5 for teens and adults (13yrs and older individuals) will be charged for each seat. Twelve years and under ride free.

Gurdwara programs:

Asa Di Vaar: Saturday April 6th, 2019

Time: 6:00 AM to 8:00 AM

Sunday Diwan: April 7th, 2019

Sewa Available

Vaisakhi Akhand Path: April 12th to April 14th, 2019
Arambh: April 12th, 2019 – 9:00AM to 10:00AM
Bhog: April 14th, 2019 – 9:00AM to 10:00AM

Sewa by Court Galvanizing employees & families

Nishan Sahib Sewa:

70 Stevenson St. S, Guelph

Saturday, April 13th, 2019 – 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

410 Clair Rd, Guelph

Saturday, April 13th, 2019 – 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Vaisakhi Day: Sunday, April 14th, 2019

Toronto Khalsa Day Nagar Kirtan: Sunday,April 28th, 2019

Visit the links below for more information:
Sikh Heritage Museum link (Sikhs in Canada timeline)
http://shmc.ca/work/sikhs-in-canada/
Ontario Sikh Heritage Month link:
http://ontariosikhheritagemonth.ca/

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March 2019 Programs

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Sangat Ji,

We are excited to announce that renowned Katha Vachak, Giani Amrik Singh Ji, Chandigarh wale, will be present at Guelph Gurdwara this Sunday March 3rd.

Also, during March break week, another renowned Sikh educator, Giani Gulzar Singh Ji will be present at the Gurdwara to engage with the youth by providing key insights into Sikhism. He will be conducting Katha in English and Punjabi.

We look forward to your participation. Please pass message onto all family and friends.

See Program details below:

Gurdwara Programs:

Sunday Diwan: March 3rd, 2019 

Katha by Giani Amrik Singh Ji Chandigarh wale 

From 11:00AM – 12:30PM
Sewa is available 

Sunday Diwan: March 10th, 2019
From 10:00AM to 1:00PM
Sewa is available

Thursday evening Simran resumes from February 28th
From 6:00PM to 7:00PM each week

March Break Week Special:

Monday March 11th – Sunday March 17th

Educational programs for youth

From 4:00PM to 5:30PM

Followed by Katha by Giani Gulzar Singh Ji 

From 5:30PM to 6:30PM

Sewa is available for this week.

410 Clair Road Construction Fundraising:  
Please note: Committee members are going door to door in your neighborhood to ask for your support. Please open your home and hearts to help us raise immediate funds to pay for the ongoing construction costs. The costs for heating, flooring etc. are in progress.
This is the Guru’s project and your contributions will bring this project to a success!

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Remembering 40 Mukte and Mai Bhago

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This Friday will mark the 40th Day of Simran at the Guelph Gurdwara in Remembrance of the 40 Mukte. We are grateful to the Sangat who have attended the Simran and participated in the Langar sewa.

A special evening Simran Diwan will be held on Saturday Feb 23rd to remember Mai Bhago for her pivotal role in bringing together the 40 Mukte. Sunday Diwan on Feb 24th, will be in remembrance of Guru Gobind Singh Ji who blessed the 40 Mukte and allowed them to fight along with him. See Program details below:

Gurdwara Programs:

40th Evening Diwan
Friday, Feb 22nd, 2019
From 6:00PM to 7:00PM

Mai Bhago Evening Diwan
Saturday, Feb 23rd, 2019
From 6:00PM to 7:00PM

Sunday Diwan: Feb 24th, 2019
From 10:00 AM to 1:00PM

Sewa by Sangat

410 Clair Road Construction Fundraising:  
Please note: Committee members are going door to door in your neighborhood to ask for your support. Please open your home and hearts to help us raise immediate funds to pay for the ongoing construction costs. The costs for heating, flooring etc. are in progress.
This is the Guru’s project and your contributions will bring this project to a success!

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Antim Ardaas for Mohinder Singh Furmah – February 3rd 2019

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Sangat Ji,

It is with a heavy heart that we share the loss of Sardar Mohinder Singh Ji Furmah. We offer our heartfelt sympathies to Sardarni Ravinder Kaur Ji, son Richie, and the entire Furmah family for this difficult loss.

Mohinder Singh arrived in Canada in 1972, and he, along with his family, have been active sewadars in the Guelph gurdwara and local community for over 45 years. They were amongst the first handful of Sikh families to arrive in Guelph. Mr. Furmah also recently served as a committee member on the Guelph Sikh Society board. We will miss his support and positive demeanor.

Funeral and Antim Ardaas will be held on Sunday, February 3rd in Brampton. Please read below for further details to join with the family to pay final respects.

Visitation and Funeral Service:
Sunday February 3rd 2019 – Time 2:30PM to 4:30PM
Location: Brampton Crematorium and Visitation Centre, Suite D&E
Address: 30 Bramwin Court, Brampton, ON L6T 5G2

Obituary Link: https://memorials.bcvc.info/mohinder-furmah/3708480/service-details.php

Antim Ardaas: Sunday February 3rd Time 5:00PM-6:00PM
Location: Gurdwara – 99 Glidden Road, Brampton, ON L6T 2H8

Once again, we offer our deepest condolences to the Furmah family for their loss. May Waheguru give peace to the departed souls, Karnail Singh and Mohinder Singh, and provide fortitude to the families in dealing with their loss.

Antim Ardaas for Karnail Singh Furmah – February 2nd 2019

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Sangat Ji,
At this time, we share our sincerest condolences with Amarjit Singh Furmah and family on the passing of his dear father Sardar Karnail Singh Ji. We offer our heartfelt condolences to the entire family, and all relatives and friends.
The Furmah family has been residents of Guelph for over 40 years and have been active participants in our gurdwara community.   Please join with the family to pay respects, and to share in their loss. Funeral and Antim Ardaas will be held on Saturday February 2nd in Brampton. Please click this link (Karnail Singh Furmah) or read below for further details.

Visitation and Funeral Service:
Date/Time: Saturday February 2nd 11:00AM to 1:00PM
Location: Brampton Crematorium and Visitation Centre
Address: 30 Bramwin Court, Brampton, ON L6T 5G2
Obituary Link: https://memorials.bcvc.info/karnail-singh-furmah/3704338/service-details.php

Akhand Path & Antim Ardaas:
Bhog/Antim Ardaas: Saturday February 2nd 2:00PM – 4:00PM
Location: Gurdwara Jot Parkash Sahib (Main Hall)
Address: 135 Sunpac Blvd., Brampton ON L6S 5Z6

Once again, our sincerest condolences to the family and may Waheguru give peace to the departed soul, and guidance and strength to the family to deal with their loss.

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In Memory of 40 Mukte

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Sangat Ji,
In memory of the 40 Mukte – The 40 Liberated Ones, Guelph Gurdwara will be hosting evening Naam Simran for 40 days, starting tomorrow. Each day will be dedicated to honor the sacrifice made by the Mukte while defending Guru Gobind Singh Ji.

Tomorrow also marks the beginning of month of Magh which is considered sacred and fortunate. During this month, all Sikhs are reminded to be humble, forgiving and kind to all beings. This is the time to take advantage of the benefits of meditation and Naam Simran, and also to pay homage to the sacrifice of the 40 Mukte.

Gurdwara Programs
Every Evening from Jan 14th to Feb 23rd, 2019
Rehraas Sahib: 5:30PM to 6:00PM
Naam Simran: 6:00PM to 7:00PM

Langar will be served. Call the Gurdwara if you would like to book Sewa.

Sunday Diwan – Jan 20th, 2019
Sukhmani Sahib and Kirtan
Time: 8:30 to 1:00 PM
Sewa by Manjit Singh Sidhu and family

Every Saturday
Asa Di Vaar: 6:00AM to 8:00AM

Kirit Karo Naam Japo Vand Chhako.
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January 3rd to January 6th 2019 Programs

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Sangat Ji,
This Saturday, January 5th we celebrate the Gurpurab of Dhan Dhan Guru Gobind Singh Ji – Sahib-E-Kamaal!

Guru Gobind Singh Ji: the 10th Jot of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the distinguished poet and saint-soldier, the creator of Khalsa, the Sarbans Dani! You created the Panth and forwarded us the Guru Granth Sahib!

Please join in remembering the remarkable legacy of our great Guru Gobind Singh Ji by listening to gurbani, remembering the history and taking part in service this weekend. We are a sacrifice to our Guru who sacrificed everything for us to live. We are blessed.

Vaah Vaah Gobind Singh Aapay Gur Chaylaa ॥1॥
Wow! Wow! Gobind Singh, himself is the Guru and the disciple.

Gurdwara Programs:
Guru Gobind Singh Ji’s Gurpurab
Akhand Path: January 3rd to January 5th, 2019
Aramb:Thursday Jan 3rd from 9:30-10AM
Bhog: Saturday Jan 5th from 9:30-10AM

Sewa jointly by sangat and Lakhvir Singh and family

Date: Sunday January 6th, 2019
Regular Sunday Diwan
Sukhmani Sahib Path, Kirtan by sangat and hazoori ragi
8AM to 1PM
Sewa by Royal Punjabi Ladies of Guelph organization

Surplus Supplies:
Please note at this time we have a surplus of: atta, sugar, salt, rice, daals and tea bags. We kindly request sangat ji to make a financial donation that can be used for supplies that are needed. Thank you for your co-operation.

410 Clair Rd E Construction Fundraising:
Your support is vital at this time to help us keep the construction on the new building moving forward. Don’t delay – donate today! This is the Guru’s project, and your contributions will bring this project to a success! Thank you.

Bhai Nand Lal’s poetry of praises for Guru Gobind Singh Ji
original is in Persian – few verses below as translated:

SHAAMIL AL-ASHFAAQ GURU GOBIND SINGH
KAAMIL AL-AKHLAAQ GURU GOBIND SINGH
Guru Gobind Singh’s blessings are unending; he is virtue personified.

ROOH DAR HAR JISM GURU GOBIND SINGH
NOOR DAR HAR CHASHM GURU GOBIND SINGH
Guru Gobind Singh is the soul of every one; he is the light of every eye.

JUMLA ROZI KHWAAR GURU GOBIND SINGH
FEIZ-E HAQ AMTAAR GURU GOBIND SINGH
Guru Gobind Singh provides sustenance to all; he showers His graces.

SAA-EL AZ IN-AAM GURU GOBIND SINGH
KHAAK-E PAAK IQDAAM GURU GOBIND SINGH
Nand Lal is begging to get the gift of holy dust of Guru Gobind Singh’s feet.

BAAD JAANASH FIDAA-E GURU GOBIND SINGH
FARQ-O BAR PAA-E GURU GOBIND SINGH
His (Nand Lal’s) life may be sacrificed for Guru Gobind Singh and Nand Lal’s head may always remain at his feet.

Ganjnama

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