Bathinda: In memory of the 400th On the birthday of the ninth Sikh Guru Shri Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji, the Central University of Punjab, organized a webinar on the subject of “Preaching and Philosophy of Shri Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji”.
On that occasion, Prof. Harmohinder Singh Bedi, an eminent scholar, recognized academic and Chancellor of Himachal Pradesh Central University, gave the keynote address. He shed light on the sacrifice of Shri Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji to protect the freedom of religion of the Hindus from the Mughals. He said that Guru Ji’s sacrifice should be remembered as the first attempt to fight for religious freedom and human rights in India. He added that the ninth Sikh Guru wrote on a variety of subjects such as humanity, nature of God, body, mind, soul, death, liberation, etc. and wrote his philosophy in the form of 59 Shabads, 57 Shalok and 15 Ragas included in the holy Sikh scripture “Shri Guru Granth Sahib”. Prof. Bedi said that we should all take the teachings of Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji into our lives and accept the message of humanity, affection and unity.
At the end of his keynote address, Prof. Hamohinder Bedi also praised the vision and mission of Prof. Raghavendra P. Tiwari, Vice Chancellor of the Central University of Punjab, and recognized his efforts to successfully organize this webinar on the philosophy of the ninth Sikh Guru Shri Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji .
In his address as President, Vice Chancellor Prof. Raghavendra P. Tiwari said that the great Sikh Guru is known as “Hindt-di-Chadar” (Protector of Humanity). He explained that young people should be inspired by the divine personality of Shri Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji and should refrain from all social evils. He said that the life, philosophy and sermon of the ninth Sikh Guru are relevant for all time and will continue to lead our society to rise above the religious divide and live together peacefully. He thanked the keynote speaker for introducing the audience to various aspects of Shri Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji’s life and assured him that CUPB would celebrate the 400th Prakash Parv of the great Sikh Guru with full enthusiasm and passion.
CUPB Registrar Shri KPS Mundra thanked all guests and dignitaries who were present during this webinar.
Prof. S.K. Bawa, Director, IQAC, Prof. Harpal Singh Pannu, Program Coordinator, Prof. V.K. Garg, Dean Student Welfare, Prof. R.K. Wusirika, responsible dean, academic, Prof. Anjana Munshi, dean for research, Prof. Tarun Arora, deans of the law school, Dr. Rajinder Kumar Sen, HoD Hindi Department, CUPB faculty members, staff and students from The University were present during the webinar.