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Newsletter – February 2018

In Guru Granth Sahib, many devotional hymns of Bhagat Ravidas are present. He was devotee of God, and his hymns are placed under Bani Bhagatan ki. Guru Arjan Dev ji decided to include the works of Ravidas in the Shri Guru Granth Sahib. There are 41 verses of Ravidas, most of which are in very […]

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Newsletter – January 2018

We celebrate the Gurpurb on 5th January 2018. Guru Gobind Singh was the last of the ten Gurus, the one who transformed the Sikh faith. In 1699 he created the Khalsa (Pure), a community of the faithful who wore visible symbols of their faith and trained as warriors. Today the Khalsa comprises all practising Sikhs. […]

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Newsletter – December 2017

On 26 December 1705, Fateh Singh and his elder brother, Zorawar Singh were martyred at Sirhind. Fateh Singh is probably the youngest recorded martyr in history who knowingly laid down his life at the very tender age of 6 years. The young Sahibzada and his older brother, Sahibzada Zorawar Singh are among the most hallowed […]

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Newsletter – November 2017

  His birth is celebrated worldwide asGuru Nanak Gurpurab on Kartik Pooranmashi, the full-moon day in the month of Katak, October–November. This year it is on 4th November. Guru Nanak has been called “one of the greatest religious innovators of all time”. He travelled far and wide teaching people the message of one God who […]

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Newsletter – October 2017

Recreation Room In our Building 2 on the ground floor next to the covered park is our Recreations Room. It has a table tennis table. In the past, this room has been used as a sewing classroom. More often it has served to accommodate gadgets not used regularly. We have found a few table tennis […]

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Newsletter – July 2017

Brent Sikh Centre  Guru Hargobind Sahib was born at village Guru Ki Wadali (district Amritsar) on 5th July 1596. He succeeded Guru Arjan Sahib in 1606, at the age of eleven years. Following the martyrdom of Guru Arjan Sahib, a change had taken place in the character of Sikh Nation. There was a need to […]

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Newsletter – June 2017

Brent Sikh Centre  Guru Har Gobind ji became Guru on 10 June 1606 following in the footsteps of his father Guru Arjan Dev ji. During the Guruship ceremony he wore two swords, the one on his right side represented Piree (spiritual living) and that on his left stood for Miree (temporal power). BSC Punjabi classes […]

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Newsletter – May 2017

Brent Sikh Centre  The Guru laid the foundation of the Golden Temple (Harmandir Sahib) in Amritsar.  He also declared that all Sikhs should donate a tenth of their earnings to charity. The greatest contribution he made to the Sikh faith was to compile all of the past Gurus’ writings into one book, now the Holy Scripture: […]