SGGS Conference 2015

 

Fourth Annual Conference on Sri Guru Granth Sahib

Dedicated to the memory of Dr. Jaswant Singh Neki

[Third Annual SGGS Conference 2014]
[Second Annual SGGS Conference 2013]
[First Annual SGGS Conference 2012]

 

SGGS conf authors CollageSponsored by Chardi Kalaa Foundation, Sikh Gurdwara San Jose and SikhNet

Celebrating the Prakash Diwas of our holy scripture Sri Guru Granth Sahib at Sri Harmandir Sahib Amritsar in 1604 AD.

Conference Theme

The timeless, universal message of SGGS – across centuries, cultures, religions and continents

When: Saturday September 19, 2015 – 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: Library, Sikh Gurdwara San Jose
3636 Murillo Ave  San Jose, CA 95148
(408) 274-9373

Conference Program

(Click on paper title below)

8:00 – 8:45 AM Breakfast and Registration
Session 1 Chairperson: S. Jagjot Singh
8:45 -9:45 AM Ardaas and Kirtan by youth
9:45 – 10:55 AM Sikhi in the 21st Century – a Panel Discussion with young Sikhs.
led by S. Supreet Singh Manchanda
11:15 – 11:15 AM Break / refreshments
Session 2 Chairperson: Dr. Amarpal Singh
11:15 – 11:55 AM A Little Ego May Be a Good Thing
Dr. I.J. Singh
11:55 – 12:35 PM Understanding True Love through Guru Arjan’s Shabad Hazaaray
Sn. Ek Ong Kaar Kaur Khalsa
12:35 – 1:20 PM Lunch (Langar)
 Session 3  Chairperson: Dr. Gurinder Pal Singh
 1:20 – 2:00 PM  Japji Stanza 38: A Manual For Sikh Mysticism
Sn. Nikky-Guninder Kaur Singh
2:00 – 2:40 PM  Of Revelation and Revolution: SGGS as an “Early Modern” Scripture?
Sn. Sangeeta Kaur Luthr
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2:40 – 3:00 PM Break / refreshments
Session 4 Chairperson: Dr. Inder Mohan Singh
3:00 – 3:40 PM Nirbhau – Attempting to live without fear
S. Jagjot Singh
3:40 – 4:20 PM The Empowerment of Women
Sn. Jessi Kaur
4:20 – 5:00 PM Sikhia – redefining Sikh Education
S. Sarbpreet Singh
5:00 PM Closing Remarks

To register for the conference, please click here

 


Nishaan Special Conference Issue

Nishaan, one of the leading Sikh magazines,  has published a special issue  featuring all the papers from last year’s SGGS Conference (click on images below).

Copies of this special issue of Nishaan will be distributed  to all attendees at the conference on September 19th.

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  10 Responses to “SGGS Conference 2015”

  1. Please keep me posted on all events.

  2. please make this SGGS conference live , may be in the form of a podcast for a world wide audience.
    I live in the UK.

  3. IS ANY BODY IN YOUR CONFERENCEDISCUSSING THE ALIENATION THAT SIKH YOUTHS OF NA FEEL ABOUT OUR GURDWARAS ?KINDLY REFER TO MY ARTICLE IN AUG /15 ISSUE OF SIKH REVIEW OR CALL ME IWOULD BE PLEASED TO SHARE MY RESEARCH THANKS DR S S SODHI Phd RETIRED PROF DALHOUSIE U HALIFAX NS CANADA. KINDLY PHONE ME 902-443-3269

  4. I like to submit an abstract on “Siri Guru Granth Sahib’s Message for All Faiths”.

    • Thank you for your offer. Unfortunately, the roster is full and it is not possible to accomodate another speaker at this time. We would welcome an abstract from you for next year’s conference.

  5. WE NEED TO MOVE WITH THE REVOLUTIONARY TIMES OF MULTI-MEDIA COMMUNICATION – SUGGEST WE ALSO TRY TO INVOLVE/ HOLD THE YOUTH ATTENTION THROUGH A HALF/ ONE HOUR SESSION OF THEIR MULTI-MEDIA VIDEO CLIPS / SHORT FILMS CREATION CARRYING THE MESSAGE OF THE GURU GRANTH- – & INVITE THEM TO SUBMIT THEIR DVD FOR DISPLAYNG THE SAME

  6. I wish to present the paper: ” Essential Need of Application of Teachings of Sri Gruru Granth Sahib in the Present Strife Torn World” if permitted.
    With regards
    Prof Dalvinder Singh Grewal PhD

  7. THE – MESSAGE OF THE – GURU GRANTH SAHIB – IS ESSENTIALLY – A WAY OF LIFE – JO TU PREM KHELAN KA CHAU – WALK THE TALK – – AS SHOWN BY THE FIRST GLOBAL GHADRI BABA NANAK
    THE TIME HAS COME FOR A – GLOBAL MOVEMENT – FOR A PARLIAMENT FOR ONE WORLD RELIGION – THROUGH A REVOLUTIONARY / GHADRI EDUCATION –
    THE START AND THE LEAD FOR THIS ONE WORLD RELIGION HAS TO BE UNDERTAKEN BY THE SIKHS – THROUGH A RESOLUTION BY THIS CONFERENCE – A GLOBAL MOVEMENT FOR GURU MANEO GRANTH –

  8. Q – DO WE HAVE A PROVISION FOR MENTIONING AND LISTING THE ABSTRACTS AND PUBLISHING THOSE PAPERS – AS READ – WHICH DUE TO PAUCITY OF TIME AND SPACE – COULD NOT BE READ –
    IF YES – MAY I SUBMIT THE ABSTRACT FOR MY PAPER

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