Gujranwala Guru Nanak Institute of Management & Technology (GGNIMT) and Gujranwala Guru Nanak Institute of Vocational Studies (GGNIVS) jointly celebrated the 351th Prakash Purab of Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji here today.
The event began with the melodious kirtan. This was followed by mellifluous Shabad Gyan by the students of GGNIVS.
To enlighten the gathering with the teachings and principles of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji, a series of short videos highlighting the eminence and glory of Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji was played. It not only motivated the audience , it also inspired them to follow and spread their cultural values.
Dr. Harpreet Singh, Principal, GGNIMT said that Sikhism teaches that all paths lead to one God, all people are equal, and each of us can experience freedom through loving and serving others. He further pointed out that the Sikh scripture promotes ideals of equality and the freedom to pursue paths of peace and prosperity.
Prof. Manjit Singh Chhabra, Director, GGNIMT & GGNIVS said that the GGN Institutes are committed to developing the overall personality of the students. He elaborated that the students need to be informed about their culture and religion so that they remain rooted to it throughout their lives and pass it on from generation to generation.
Dr. S. P Singh, Hony. Gen. Secretary, GKEC & Former VC, GNDU talked about the extraordinary life of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Sahib, the evolution of Sikhi, and the coherence of Gurbani from Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji to Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji. He exhorted that Sikhs believe everyone, men and women, has equal status before God, who created the universe and all faiths. He encouraged the students to develop their moral character through generosity, humility and self-reliance. He further conveyed that these teachings must not just be read and recited , rather they should be practiced in totality to gain eternal bliss and happiness.
S. Gursharan Singh Narula, President, GKEC and other honorable members of GKEC were also present on the occasion. The day wrapped with the sangat enjoying the divine langar.