Feb 24, 2008, Guru Pooja Diwas was celebrated with lot of joy and enthusiasm at
Sant Nirankari Bhavan
program began with a very inspiring Sewadal Rally. All sewadal members came
dressed in their Sewadal
uniforms. Besides the rally and PT
games were also played to showcase the spirit of Sant Nirankari Sewadal. The
highlight of the rally was the participation of all age groups.
children in Sewadal uniform arrived well in time to be a part of the rally and
games. Rally was followed with
blessings from Prof. J S Puri who encouraged the Sewadal members to follow the
principles of Sewadal with full devotion and dedication.
the Satsang, saints sang melodious
hymns in the praise of the Lord Master. The program was further enriched by a
poetic symposium titled “Guru Pooja ka Diwas Suhana, Phir Khushiyan lekar ayaa
hai”. Some poets presented
their writings as musical compositions which really uplifted the sadh
showed full participation through the
Poetic Symposium in Hindi language. This item saw children of ages 3 to 12
express their joy and happiness on the occasion of Happy Birthday of their
by rendering melodious Hindi poems. Their enthusiasm was further witnessed in
the presentation of the skit “True sewa done without pride, is fruitful and
rewarding”. It depicted how members of sant nirankari sewadal are constantly
engaged in true sewa of saints and humanity. Participants were holding banners
bearing the slogans from HH Baba ji, in Hindi, English and Marathi language. To
add to the festivities, a colorful
dance was also performed on the occasion.
satsang program concluded with showing of video of cake cutting ceremony and
blessings from HH Baba ji on Guru Pooja Diwas in
vegetarian breakfast and Lunch was served to mark the festivities of the day.
unique feature of the Guru Pooja Diwas celebration was that all the children
wrote essays on Baba ji’s birthday.
were given four topics to choose from.
the essays they expressed love and respect for their
The emotions of toddlers and infants were expressed via handprint posters. The
children also brought in beautiful hand made Birthday greeting cards portraying
a lot of their imagination, creativity and love. All of this was beautifully
displayed at the Bhavan
as part of the exhibition for the joyous occasion.