| Malaysia | 28 Jan 2017 | Asia Samachar |
Bibi Inderpal Kaur, a Canadian-based lay Sikh preacher who was once bedridden for several years, will be in Malaysia for a series of family camps starting with Seremban on Saturday (4 Feb 2017).
Inderpal, a teacher for 13 years in India before migrating to Canada with her husband in 2002, will be coming to Malaysia for the first time.
“I firmly believe that whom so ever reads gurbani and falls in love with its depth will automatically start sharing their experience with the world. Its too big to be contained in one vessel (khave karche ral mil bhai, tot na avai vadhdo jayee ….),” she says in a note obtained by the Asia Samachar.
Critical thinking and problem solving skills guided by the Sikh teachings will be key elements at the family day camps series entitled Leadership of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji organised by the Coalition of Malaysian Sikh Organisations (CMSO) in collaboration with various gurdwaras.
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Inderpal has been actively conducting Gurmat classes in Toronto, Canada, and also appears on Masti TV, a Toronto-based Sikh station, discussing issues from the Gurbani perspective. Readers can find numerous recordings of her discussing Gurbani on the Youtube.
But Inderpal does not see herself as a professional pracharrak (preacher).
As a teacher in India, she taught children of all ages about nutrition and science.
Her passion for Gurbani stems from the early days with her father, Jodh Singh, who not only guided her on this path but instilled the love for Gurbani at an early age. This passion helped her get through a major spinal surgery that she underwent in the early years of her marriage which left her bedridden for several years.
At this low point in her life, she started reading Gurbani and its teachings on a daily basis with the intention of empowering her daily life.
She started her journey at the Sarab Rog Ka Aukhad Naam Mission. But she quickly realised that it was just a starting point and that to really understand Gurbani she would have to deep dive into the reflections of Shabad and create her own way in the vast and profound word of the Guru. As she walked on this path, her enthusiasm grew and she started sharing her learning with the people around her.
Now passionate to empower people by simply explaining the basics of Guru Granth Sahib, she said she uses her teaching background to create an environment of conversation rather than that of a lecture.
“This creates a positive learning environment making it easier to learn and apply those messages in our daily life,” she says.
She is currently practicing as a natural vision coach, using nature’s principles to help people reclaim their innate power to see clearly.
LEADERSHIP OF SRI GURU GRANTH SAHIB JI FAMILY DAY CAMP
4 Feb 2017, Sat | Gurdwara Sahib Seremban | 9am-4pm
5 Feb 2017, Sun | Gurdwara Sahib Kajang | 9am-4pm
9 Feb 2017, Thurs | Gurdwara Sahib Klang | 9am-4pm
12 Feb 2017, Sun | Gurdwara Sahib Lembah Jaya, Ampang | 9am-4pm
VICHAAR SESSIONS BY BIBI INDERPAL KAUR
6 Feb 2017, Mon | Gurdwara Sahib Greentown, Ipoh | 5pm-8pm
7 Feb 2017, Tues | Gurdwara Sahib Petaling Jaya | 3.20pm-4.20pm (Istri Satsang)
8 Feb 2017, Wed | Gurdwara Sahib Titiwangsa, KL | 3.30pm-4.10pm (Istri Satsang)
8 Feb 2017, Wed | Gurdwara Sahib Pulapol, Ipoh | 7.15pm-8.30pm
9 Feb 2017, Thurs | Gurdwara Sahib Petaling Jaya | 6.30pm-8pm
10 Feb 2017, Fri | Gurdwara Sahib Selayang Baru | 7.15pm-8.30pm
11 Feb 2017, Sat | Gurdwara Sahib Tatt Khalsa Diwan, KL | 12pm-1pm
11 Feb 2017, Sat | Wadda Gurdwara Sahib Kg Pandan, KL | 7.30pm-8.45pm
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