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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December 28th 2018 to January 1st 2019 Programs

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Sangat Ji,

As we close out the year 2018, we are very grateful for your continuous sewa and support throughout this year.

From December 28th to December 31st we have double Akhand path sewa booked, and that gives us all, an opportunity to listen to gurbani path and to help with hands-on-sewa in this final week.

We look forward to your participation in the following programs to take us into beginning of 2019!

Gurdwara Programs:

Akhand Path – December 28th to December 30th 2018
Aramb: Friday Dec 28th at 10:00 AM
Bhog: Sunday Dec 30th from 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Sewa by Jagdeep Singh Atwal and family

Akhand Path – December 29th to December 31th 2018
Aramb: Saturday Dec 29th at 7 PM
Bhog: Monday Dec 31st from 6-7PM
Followed by Kirtan by sangat and hazoori Ragi to midnight, then
Anand Sahib Path and Ardaas @ 12:01am at start of January 1st 2019
Sewa jointly by sangat and international students

New Year’s Daytime Diwan – Tuesday January 1st 2019
Sukhmani Sahib Path 8:30-10AM then katha, kirtan
Bhog at 12:30 PM
Sewa is available

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.

Year-end Fundraising
TAX TIME 2018: You have less than 7 days left to get a charitable tax receipt for year 2018. Remember most of us will get about 30% or more back in tax credits. For example for every $1000 donated you can get back $300 or more in a tax refund.

Don’t delay – donate today! This is the Guru’s project, and your contributions will bring this project to a success! Thank you.

Let’s come together in prayers to make the 2018 year-end a special time, as we anticipate this to be the last year-end at this historic gurdwara site on 70 Stevenson St. South.

jithai jai bahai meraa satiguroo so thaan suhaavaa raam raaje ||
Wherever my True Guru goes and sits, that place is beautiful, O Lord King.

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December 23 to December 26 Programs

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Sangat Ji,

Over the next four days we remember the historic sacrifices made by Mata Gujar Kaur Ji and the Chhote Sahibzaade along with all the shaheeds who lost their lives on the battlefield. Leaving Anandpur Sahib behind, the tumultuous journey began in cold, stormy weather that lead to the ultimate test of faith and revealed the undying spirit of the Khalsa!

Leaving Anandpur Sahib behind, the tumultuous journey began in cold, stormy weather that lead to the ultimate test of faith and revealed the undying spirit of the Khalsa!

From December 23rd to December 26th please join in sewa and simran to mark the historic moments that cemented the future of the Khalsa Panth. We are proud Sikhs because of their selflessness and bravery. Please take some time to pay tribute.

Gurdwara Programs:

Date: Sunday December 23rd, 2018
Sunday Diwan – Remembering Baba Sangat Singh Ji and all shaheeds
Sukhmani Sahib Path, Sehj Path bhog and Kirtan
Time: 8:30 to 1:00 PM
Sewa by Amrik Singh Kainth and family

Date: Monday December 24th to Wednesday26th 2018
Akhand Path Sahib – Remembering Shaheedi of Mata Gujri Ji and Sahibzaade
Aramb:
Monday Dec 24th, 2018 at 10:00 AM
Bhog: Wednesday Dec 26th, 2018 from 10:00 AM
Sewa by Amalok Singh Janjua and family

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 instead make a financial donation that can be used for supplies that are needed. Thank you for your co-operation.

Year-end Fundraising :

Please see under Media tab for gurdwara construction photos.

TAX TIME 2018: You have a less than 10 day left to get a charitable Tax receipt for year 2018. Don’t delay – donate today for the 410 Clair Rd gurdwara in construction.

Use Your Connections: Please talk to families and friends over the holidays to help us raise funds. Ask them to give a gift of donation.

Online Donations: Anybody out of town can donate online securely via our website or by sending a cheque to the Gurdwara.

This is the Guru’s project, and your contributions will bring this project to a success!. Thank you.

The Khalsa belongs to Waheguru! The victory belongs to Waheguru!
Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh