Gurudwara Shaib Walnut celebrate 545th Nanakshahi New Year
March 13, 2013
On the evening of March 13, 2013, Sri Guru Singh Sabha, Walnut has celebrated Nanakshahi New Year ( 1st Chatter) in the Diamond Bar City, California. Thousands of people gathered at the Shri Guru Singh Sabha, Walnut, to celebrate the 545th Nanakshahi Year. People from other Gurudwaras came to celebrate a new year and new start by taking part in joyous religious festivities.
There were over fifteen stalls serving different types of foods, snacks and sweets including Dahi Bhalla, Alloo Chat, Chat Papri, Ice cream, various Indian Sweets, Chhole Puri, Cold Drinks, Tea, Sandwiches, Corn Candy, Fresh Salty Corn, and Samosa. The volunteers were taking part in serving the langar and other activities.
On this great occasion, inside the Gurudwara, various Ragi Jathas sang kirtan and created a welcoming atmosphere as not only Sikhs but also other Indian communities as well. Families and Friends Wished Happy New Year after Ardas Sikh Kaum Di Chardi Kala Lai.
New Year’s Day falls annually on March 14. The Gurudwara , Walnut was very pleased by the support of the sangat of southern California. Gurudwara Walnut will continue to celebrate major Sikh events in order to spread the awareness about the Sikhism and Punjabi community in Southern California.
The langer was served from 7:30 onwards and langar sewa was provided by Mr.Popinder Singh, Bibi Balbir Kaur and Bhinder family in an honor for their son Amrinder Singh Bhinder’s 21st birthday.