SGGS Conference 2013


Second Annual Conference on Sri Guru Granth Sahib

Sponsored by Chardi Kalaa Foundation and Sikh Gurdwara San Jose, in celebration of the Prakash Diwas of our holy scripture Sri Guru Granth Sahib at Sri Harmandir Sahib Amritsar in 1604 AD.

Conference Theme

“Sri Guru Granth Sahib – Its Message and Relevance Around the World Today”

When: Saturday September 14, 2013
Where: South Hall, Sikh Gurdwara San Jose
3636 Murillo Ave  San Jose, CA 95148
(408) 274-9373

[First Annual SGGS Conference 2012]


Conference Program

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8:00 a.m.        Breakfast / Registration

9:00 a.m.        Ardas and Welcome address

Session 1.      Chairperson: S. Jagjot Singh

9:30 a.m.        GURU GRANTH: How Does It Speak To Me Today?
Dr. I. J. Singh

10:05 a.m.      The Guru Granth Sahib: Plurastic Paradigm for Global Society
Dr. Nikky Guninder Kaur

10:40 a.m.      Addressing economic inequality – Sikh sacred songs and music, theory and practice
Dr. Inderjit N Kaur

11:15 a.m.      Break – refreshments

Session 2       Chairperson: Dr. Nirvikar Singh

11:45 a.m.      How the Guru Granth Sahib looks at the relationship between free will and destiny
Meeta Kaur

12:20 p.m.      Shabad as Guru
Jarnail Singh

12:55 p.m.      Lunch Break (Langar)

Session 3.      Chairperson: Dr. Amar pal Khanna

2 p.m.              Guru Nanak and this American Moment
Dr. Rahuldeep Singh

2:35 p.m.        The role of the Guru Granth Sahib in promoting peace and harmony in the contemporary world
Dr. Sangeeta Luthra

3:10 p.m.        Break – refreshments

Session 4.      Chairperson: Bhupinder Singh Dhillon

3:40 p.m.        Ethical Communication according to Sri Guru Granth Sahib
Jessi Kaur

4:15 p.m.        Recipe for a Harmonious Married Life by Following SGGS
Dr. Gurinder Pal Singh

4:50 p.m.        Science and Sikhi
Dr. Inder Mohan Singh

5:25 p.m.        Closing Remarks







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