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Celebrating Bandi Chhor Divas

Hundreds of candles lining the walkways and porch in front of every Gurdwara Sahib, cast a warm glow upon delighted faces. Little children carefully and reverently carry their very own candles to place before the Guru, while their older brothers and sisters light their candles one from the other. The colors and lights create a […]

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Building Community with a Garden

The concept of langar is a central component of the Sikh religion. It was started by Guru Nanak Dev Ji when he took donations made to him and gave them to the poor for free and named it langar.  It is a place where anyone can come and eat without any prejudices towards race, religion […]

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New Darbar Hall Sinks

Pictures of the volunteers who worked hard to help build the new sinks outside the Darbar Hall at Ross Gurdwara. Many thanks to all the generous people in our community who donated time, money and materials: granite counter-tops, cabinets, mirrors, tiles, Dyson hand-dryers. For more pictures visit us on facebook.com/kdsross

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Happy Gurpurab

Rarely in the annals of human history does there appear a personage capable of awakening the human heart’s noblest virtues to such an extent that an entire nation dynamically expresses the finest of its inherent qualities. Guru Gobind Singh Ji had such an exceptional personality. Matchless in character and unparalleled in attributes, striking in figure […]

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Punjabi Classes Now Available

The Khalsa Diwan Society is now offering Punjabi classes at Guru Amar Das Niwas (located across the Ross St. Sikh Temple). Punjabi classes are being offered for beginners and advanced learners of all ages. The classes are currently available for the following times: Wednesdays & Fridays: 5pm-7pm Saturdays & Sundays: 4pm-6pm To register for Punjabi […]

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KDS Food & Blanket Drive 2011

The Khalsa Diwan Society Ross Street Sikh Gurdwara food and blanket drives took place on the same day on Friday dec. 23, 2011. It was initiated by one of the regular sevadaars at Ross Gurdwara, Jarmanjit Singh Hundal.  KDS President Kashmir Dhaliwal helped co-ordinate with the city of Vancouver and the Vancouver Police Department to […]

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