Wednesday 12 October 2016

Guest Lecture on Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji at Desh Bhagat University

Desh Bhagat University Organised a guest lecture on “Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji and his Contribution to Indian Culture” in connection with 350th birth anniversary (Parkash Utsav) of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji. A large number of students and teachers from different faculties attended it. While presiding over the function, university Pro-Chancellor Ms. Tajinder Kaur said that our life without Guru Ji’s teachings will not be worth living at all and we must give it due importance in our life . Guru Ji’s life is an epic of sacrifices and he sacrificed his everything including his father, mother and children to uphold the human dignity and the high values of life.  for the sake of our society.

The keynote speaker on this occasion was renowned scholar Dr. H. S. Bedi (Former Professor, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar), who said, ‘Sri Guru Gobind Singh ji was a Spiritual Master, A warrior, A Poet and A Philosopher’. He has good command & knowledge of more than 7 Indian languages. He highlighted the importance of Guru Ji’s teachings, his contribution to society and literature. By forming of Khalsa he creates a warrior community who is always ready to protect down trodden, women, humanity, our country and more over animals. His teachings are like a torch, which always shows us path whenever we are in darkness or in catastrophe. Speaking about his literary and music work he said his literary work is highly inspiring, motivated and educative.

Dr. Ruby Dhalla, Ex MP, Canada graced the occasion as Chief Guest. While speaking on the occasion she exhorted the students to follow the path shown by our Guru Sahibans. She encouraged the students to adopt positive attitude in every field of life. She said that if you have positive approach, then no one can harm you and you will get what you deserve. She also shared her experiences about her journey to Canadian parliament.

Vice chancellor Dr. Virinder Singh, while proposing vote of thanks highly appreciated views of both the guests.  He said that this programe focuses our attention on the teachings of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji, which is our most important need today in the context of the fast changing global scenario. Directors and HoD’s of different faculties were also present on this occasion. They expressed the hope that it will prove quite useful for the students and staff members.



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