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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: […]

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Newsletter – April 2017

Brent Sikh Centre Sikligar This picture shows that the building construction has now progressed to the ground floor level. The picture last month showed a ceiling on the basement, which now is complete. There is a good chance of seeing the ground floor complete with a roof within a few days. At this rate it […]

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Newsletter – February 2017

Brent Sikh Centre 25th Anniversary  Sorry for miscalculating the number of years we have been in this place. We will have to wait for another three years to celebrate this event. Brent Sikh Centre Sikligar Sewa Our Gurdwara Sangat has contributed generously towards the project above. As a result a significant progress in development can be […]

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Newsletter – January 2017

Maagh Being in the company of the devoted, following in their footsteps, listening to and then singing His Praise, and then sharing this goodness with others is like bathing in holy waters in this month. You will thus cleanse your innate evil tendencies grossed over many lives, rid yourself of ego and greed, and won’t be allured […]

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Newsletter – December 2016

Punjabi teachers would like to remind children of the Martyrdom coming in the month of December which is of significance to Sikhs. We commemorate the two younger sahibjade shaheedi diwas. The sacrifices remind us of how our forefathers fought against injustice. Children have the opportunity to read more about lives of our Gurus by participating […]

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Newsletter – November 2016

Guru Nanak Dev Ji Gurpurb 14th Nov 2016 Guru Nanak (1469-1539) was one of the greatest religious innovators of all time and the founder of the Sikh religion. In 1496, although married and having a family, Nanak set out on a set of spiritual journeys through India, Tibet and Arabia that lasted nearly 30 years. The […]