International Seminar on Sri Dasam Granth Sahib
PRESS STATEMENT For immediate releaseContact: Jaspal Singh Aujla,Secretary,Sacramento Sikh Society,7676 Bradshaw RoadSacramento CA 95829;Telephone (916)826-7004SACRAMENTO (Feb 24, 2008)
The first in the series of International Seminars onthe banees of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji compiled in Sri Dasam Granth was held inUSA on a grand scale at Gurdwara Sahib Bradshaw Road, Sacramento, California.The Seminar was held under the joint aegis of the Sacramento Sikh Society, DamdamiTaksal and Khalsa Alliance.Various intellectuals from USA and abroad participated in the proceedings of theseminar. Those who participated included Jathedar Sawinder Singh, former JathedarTakhat Sri Keshgarh Sahib, Dr. Harpal Singh Pannu, Head of Religious Studies,Punjabi University, Patiala, S. Gurinder Singh Mann, a Sikh scholar from the UK, S.Gurcharanjit Singh Lamba, Editor of
Sant Sipahi and co-ordinatorSikh Affairs of International Human Rights Organisation.
This was first-ever serious effort in the USA to propagate and educate the massesabout the
the writings from the pen of Guru Gobind Singh ji.
The Seminar was divided into two sessions. The first session started with
by Bhai Manjeet Singh followed by
on the significance andpurpose of the
by Bhai Baljeet Singh, Head Granthi of the Gurdwara Sahib.
Thereafter Singh Sahib Bhai Sawinder Singh, former Jathedar of Takhat Sri KeshgarhSahib in his talk highlighted the complementary nature of the
of Guru GranthSahib and Dasam Granth Sahib.