Gurpurab Today – Prakash Guru Amardas Ji

3rdGuruFactsBhalae amaradhaas gun thaerae thaeree oupamaa thohi ban aavai!

May 20th, Friday marks the Prakash Diwas of Guru Amardas Ji. Friday evening and weekend Diwans will be dedicated to Guru Ji’s life.

Bhai Balwinder Singh ji, Bhai Gurjeet Singh and Gyani Kewal Singh ji will be doing Kirtan, Katha and Dhadi vaar sewa respectively.

Let’s get together in Guru’s Hazoori and celebrate the gurpurab.

Kindly share this information with friends and family!

kurabaanee thinaaa(n) gurasikhaa(n) bhaae bhagath gurapurab karandhae|

 

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Homeless Shelter Sewa

By Guru’s grace we’ll be serving a homeless shelter with hot meals tomorrow. Food will be prepared at Gurdwara Sahib from 9AM onwards and deliveries will go out at 11. If you’d like to volunteer in serving ore delivering food, please be at Gurdwara Sahib by 10.

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Weekend Special – Book Launch and Raensabayi Kirtan

AKJAs part of the annual NJ Akhand Kirtan Samagam, there will be Raensabayi Kirtan at Gurdwara Sahib from 7PM to 4AM on May 14, Saturday. For details, please contact Bh Amarjit Singh ji. Other Samagam programs are listed as below.

  • May 13 Evening: Gurdwara Sikh Sabha Lawrenceville – 7PM to 9PM
  • May 14 Morning: Asa Di Vaar at Bhai Amarjit Singh Ji’s house – 6AM – 11AM
  • May 14 Evening: Raesabayi at Gurdwara Dashmesh Darbar – 7PM to 4AM

 

Book Launch

banner_FFP_Dashmesh DarbarGurmeet Kaur, Author and Creator of the Book Series, Fascinating Folktales of Punjab will be visiting the Gurdwara Sahib for launching her latest books in the New Jersey area. Gurmeet Kaur has revived the dying oral tradition of Baataa(n) or Punjabi folktales that have been handed down to us from generation to generation by bringing them alive in the form of beautifully illustrated books.

Her project Fascinating Folktales of Punjab is dedicated to publishing high quality Punjabi folk literature for children that is fun, educational and inspiring. It aims to connect children to Punjabi language and Gurmukhi script from a very early age while bringing the stories that are being forgotten back to life.

Gurmeet KaurSince 2013, she has brought to you a set of 8, first ever bilingual folktale books that are beautifully illustrated to the hands of children in the diaspora, creating a new excitement in Punjabi literacy for children. These books have connected thousands of children, parents and grandparents to each other, to their Maa Boli and to the land of Punjab while teaching them good values in a playful way.

Gurmeet will be conducting story telling session for children and parents, from 12:30PM to 1PM in Khalsa School. She’ll also be talking to the Sangat about her mission. There will be a book sale and signing event.

Please bring your children and their friends.

 

hoe eikathr milahu maerae bhaaee dhubidhaa dhoor karahu liv laae |

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Program Update – May 2016

IMG_4387Historical Events:

Kirtan and Katha Duties:

Other Updates:

  • May 7: Annual NJ Sikh Parade – Carteret
  • May 14: As part of annual AKJ NJ Samagam, from May 13-15, there will be a Raensabai Kirtan program at Gurdwara Dashmesh Darbar on May 14

hoe eikathr milahu maerae bhaaee dhubidhaa dhoor karahu liv laae |

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Kirtan Samagam and Gupurabs this week (Apr 2016)

This is a special week as we have two Gurpurabs and Kirtan samagam.

The schedule for the samagam will be as following:

Friday, Apr 29 Evening

  • 5 – 5:30 PM: Rehras Sahib
  • 5:30 – 6:30PM: Naam Simran
  • 6:30 – 9PM: Akhand Kirtan

Saturday, Apr 30 Morning

  • 5 – 6AM: Naam Simran
  • 6 – 7AM: Nitnem
  • 7 – 7:30AM: Breakfast Break
  • 7:30 – 9:30AM: Asa Ki Vaar
  • 9:30 – 12PM: Akhand Kirtan

Saturday, Apr 30 Evening

  • 3:30 – 4:30PM: Naam Simran
  • 4:30 – 5PM: Gurbani Vichar
  • 5 – 5:30PM – Rehras Sahib
  • 5:30 – 9PM – Akhand Kirtan

Sunday, May 1 Morning

  • 5 – 6AM: Naam Simran
  • 6 – 7AM: Nitnem
  • 7 – 7:30AM: Breakfast Break
  • 7:30 – 9:30AM: Asa Ki Vaar
  • 9:30 – 11AM: Akhand Kirtan
  • 11AM onwards – Regular Diwan

For more details please contact pa_nj_sangat @ yahoo.com or view this flyer.

jae lorrehi sadhaa sukh bhaaee | saadhoo sangath gurehi bathaaee |

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NYC Khalsa Parade 2016 Logistics

NGThe annual New York Khalsa Parade will be held this Saturday Apr 23. We’ve arranged about 7 buses at Gurdwara Sahib that will leave at 10:30 sharp.

The Parade starts at 11:30 AM from Madison Ave and 37th Street and ends at Madison Square Park (Madison Ave and 26th Street) at around 4.

Buses will leave New York at 5 PM.

This year, we have Gurdwara t-shirts made and will be available for $10 on first come first serve basis. T-shirts will be available for pickup from Thursday evening onwards.

For any questions please contact the manager.

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Khalsa Sirjana Diwas Celebrations

By Guru’s grace, we will be celebrating Khalsa Sirjana Diwas on Apr 13th Wednesday as per the following schedule.Khalsa

Let’s get together in Guru’s hazoori and celebrate Khalsa Sirjana Divas and be the recipient of Guru’s blessings!

jo tho praem khaelan kaa chaao |

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Program Update – April 2016

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Historical Events

Katha and Kirtan duties

Other Updates

  • Special Akhand Kirtan Darbar will be held on Apr 2 from 6PM – 9PM in memory of Shaheeds of 1978 Vasakhi
  • New Kirtan classes begin on Apr 2 from 4:30PM to 6PM. Please arrive by 4PM for registrations
  • New York City Khalsa Parade will be held on Apr 23. As always buses will leave from Gurdwara Sahib and we’ll keep you posted.
  • Dodra Kirtan Samagam will be held at Gurdwara Sahib from Apr 28 to May 1.
  • Daily Diwan schedule has changed and has been extended by 15 minutes.

Please share this information with friends and family.

Please take a moment and contribute your Daswand for various projects at Gurdwara Sahib and receive Guru’s blessings.

hoe eikathr milahu maerae bhaaee dhubidhaa dhoor karahu liv laae |

Image Courtesy: ArtOfPunjab

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