Guru Nanak Mission Society of Atlanta Inc (GNMS) is a non-profit organization formed to practice, promote and preach the principles of Guru Nanak Dev Ji's message of universal brotherhood as taught by the ten Sikh Gurus and Sri Guru Granth Sahib.
Guru Nanak Mission Society (GNMS) of Atlanta was formed to cater the religious, Social, and cultural needs of all community members. We firmly believe that Sangat is supreme in its mission, thus input of Sangat is taken as an order to cater the needs, desires and programs.
Friday Evening Deewan:
7:00 to 07:30 pm: PATH REHRAS SAHIB
3am to 4am: Nitname
7:30 to 09:00 pm : KEERTAN BY YOUTH and HAZOORI JATHA of Bhai Gurtar Singh Ji
9:00 pm onwards - ARDAAS, SAMAPATI, and GURU KA LANGAR
Sunday Weekly Deewan:
10:00am: PATH SRI SUKHMANI SAHIB
11:00 to 11:30 am: KEERTAN ASA DI VAAR.
11:30 to 1:30 pm: KEERTAN BY HAZOORI JATHA's - BHAI KARNAIL SINGH JI, BHAI GURTAR SINGH JI
1:30 pm onwards - ARDAAS, SAMAPATI, and GURU KA LANGAR
Commemorating Martyrdom of Guru Arjun dev jee, who - Established town of Amritsar signifying Religious Sovereignty. - Got construction of HariMandir Saheb with 4 doors – ensuring to emphasize the acceptance of people from all castes, faiths sending a message – Everyone has equal right to access Divinity - Compilation of Aaad Bir (1599-1604) and Installed Aaad Granth in Sri HariMandir Saheb (1604) - Founded city of Taran-Taaran (Liberated and-Liberate) for service to Humanity (1590) - Consciously Embraced Martyrdom (at age of 43 yrs) as a Witness to Truth, instead of surrendering to pressure amounting from political conspiracy involving his elder brother Prithichand, a courtesan Chandu and Jahangir. He was brutally tortured – made to sit on burning plate, with hot red sand poured on this body, followed by immersing his blistered both in a big cistern of boiling water. When a devout Saint Mian Mir approached him with the request that he be permitted to see Jahangir to reverse his decision and release the Guru, but Guru Arjan dev jee, refrained him from doing so by submitting: ਤੇਰਾ ਕੀਆ ਮੀਠਾ ਲਾਗਾ ॥ ਹਰਿ ਨਾਮੁ ਪਦਾਰਥੁ ਨਾਨਕੁ ਮਾਂਗੈ ॥ Consciously Accepted the Divine’s Hukum (Decorum) Devotion to Divine Will is only Boon I ( Nanak) seeks ...
ਪਵਣੁ ਗੁਰੂ ਪਾਣੀ ਪਿਤਾ ਮਾਤਾ ਧਰਤਿ ਮਹਤੁ ॥ Guru Nanak submits that ‘Earth’ is Mother for all beings. Just as ‘Earth’ nourishes Life of Plants and Animals - Humans…… similarly Mother does for her offsprings. 🙏🏽🙏🏽
ਮਾਤਾ ਮਤਿ ਪਿਤਾ ਸੰਤੋਖੁ ॥. Mother reflects Thoughtful-Insights and wisdom, Father reflects Contentment, 🙏🏽🙏🏽
ਗੁਰਦੇਵ ਮਾਤਾ ਗੁਰਦੇਵ ਪਿਤਾ ਗੁਰਦੇਵ ਸੁਆਮੀ ਪਰਮੇਸੁਰਾ ॥ Divine is my Mother, Divine is my Father, To Divine is my ultimate Submission. 🙏🏽🙏🏽 ...