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Virsa Singh of Gobind Sadan Is No More
By PUNEET SINGH LAMBA
The Sikh Times, Jan. 1, 2008
Photo: Virsa Singh
The following press release was issued by Mary Fisher of Gobind Sadan. I had the privilege of spending a week at Gobind Sadan (New Delhi) in April 2006 and hope to publish the results of my visit very soon along with video footage of life at Gobind Sadan, including on-camera interviews with Virsa Singh, his two chief spokespersons (Mary Fisher and Ralph Singh), and others at Gobind Sadan.
In case you have not yet heard, we want you to know that His Holiness Baba Virsa Singh Ji passed away on 24th December. His body was respectfully cremated at Gobind Sadan on 25th December. The final rites will be held at Gobind Sadan on 6th January, after Maharaj's Akhand Path from 4th January 2 a.m. to 6th January 2 a.m. After morning prayers and breakfast, there will be kirtan and gathering at the assembly ground in Maharaj's honour, with tributes beginning at 1 p.m.
Maharaj's body had not been well for some time. By God's grace, he passed out of it peacefully and now is working very powerfully to propagate his great mission everywhere, through all of us. As he so often said, 'There is one Light, one Love, and one Truth. There is only one eternal message of religion, and it has always come from the same Source. We are all sisters, we are all brothers. Our God is One.'
If you would like to come or offer help, please let us know. If you would like to post a tribute to Baba Virsa Singh, you will find a way to do so on our English or Russian websites, gobindsadan.org and gobindsadan-rus.info.
May you have a blessed 2008 and may Maharaj's message of oneness and love for God spread throughout the world, blessing everyone.
With great love from your sister,