70 Sikh youth at Klang critical thinking camp

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| Klang, Malaysia | 10 Feb 2017 | Asia Samachar |
ACTIVITY: Group activity during the Family Day Camp organised by CMSO and SIkhi Vichar Forum (SVF) at Gurdwara Sahib Klang on 9 Feb 2017 – PHOTO / ASIA SAMACHAR

“The explanations were good. The lecturers answered our questions well. Today, I learnt more about the Guru Granth Sahib,” said Karanjit Singh.

The 19-year old student, who is pursuing a software engineering degree locally, was amongst the 70 participants who underwent a half-day workshop in Klang on on Thursday (9 Feb 2017) on how to apply critical thinking in matters related to Sikhi.

“I look forward to the next session. I would like to see them come back again,” he tells Asia Samachar. His younger brother, Jaskeerat Singh, 16, concurs.

They took part in the Family Day Camp organised by the Coalition of Malaysian Sikh Organisation (CMSO) together with Gurdwara Sahib Klang and Sikhi Vichar Forum (SVF). The camp series is themed Leadership of Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) in the 21st Century.

The one-day camps were earlier held at Seremban and Kajang. A similar camp will be held on Sunday (12 Feb 2017) at Gurdwara Sahib Lembah Jaya.

Along with the sessions for the youth, two senior had engaged the parents and the adults.

Canadian-based lay preacher Bibi Inderpal Kaur spoke on how to break free form the shackles of fear and live with a sense of inner security.

Dr Karminder Singh, a former secretary of the Sikh Naujawan Sabha Malaysia (SNSM) and an active lay Sikh preacher, spoke on ‘Leadership of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Into the 21st Century’.

Also present amongst the Sanggat was Kuala Lumpur chief police officer (CPO) Commissioner Amar Singh, who made headlines at Asia Samachar yesterday on the confirmation of his rank.

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Karanjit Singh (third from left) and his brother Jaskeerat Singh were among the participants at the Fmaily Day Camp at Gurdwara Sahib Klang on 9 Feb 2017 – PHOTO / ASIA SAMACHAR

NEXT SESSIONS BY BIBI INDERPAL KAUR (TORONTO)

10 Feb 2017, Fri | Gurdwara Sahib Selayang Baru | 7.15pm-8.30pm

11 Feb 2017, Sat | Wadda Gurdwara Sahib Kg Pandan, KL | 7.30pm-8.45pm

12 Feb 2017, Sunday | Gurdwara Sahib, Sentul | 11.00am-11.45am

12 Feb 2017, Sunday | Family Camp | Gurdwara Sahib Lembah Jaya, KL | 9am-4pm (Bibi ji’s time @ 2-3.45pm)

 

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