Brent Sikh Centre children participated in Hemkumt Symposium this year for both Centre and Zonal Competitions. The 30th Annual UK finals concluded on 21st April and our children did extremely well compared to other Gurdwaras in London. Five children have the opportunity to present their speeches alongside International participants in London later this year.
Gurgaddi Guru Hargobind Ji – Guru Hargobind was born at Wadali village in June 1595 and was the only child of Guru Arjan Dev. He was invested with the Guruship on May 25, 1606. Guru Hargobind was only 11 years old when he was appointed the Guru. The Sikhs were already a community of people who had a culture that was distinct from all others – Sikhs were a community that regarded all humanity as equal, gave women an equal status as men and rejected the vicious caste structures that plagued the Indian society.
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