Sikh Youth Camp in USA at GGSF Gurmat Camp 2017                

Sikh Youth Camp in USA Asks for Hymn Singing
by Sikh Women at Darbar Sahib (Golden Temple)



Washington, July 25, 2017: Sikh youth and camp organizers in Washington raised the question of why Sikh women are not performing kirtan at Darbar Sahib (Golden Temple), the sacrosanct of the Sikh faith.
Camp Gurmat, a week-long annual Sikh youth camp, organized by the Washington-based Guru Gobind Singh Foundation (GGSF), explored the theme of Sikh women and looked in detail at women in Sikh history. Over 120 Sikh children from ages 7-17 traveled from all over the United States and Canada to be part of this camp, which is held in a green, wooded facility in Rockville, in the suburbs of Washington, DC. Sikh youth and camp organizers in Washington raised the question of why Sikh women are not performing kirtan at Darbar Sahib (Golden Temple), the sacrosanct of the Sikh faith.
Dr. Rajwant Singh and Gagan Kaur Narang taught history to all the campers. Both researched material to keep the interest of the youth and at the same time prompt them to discuss means of implementing the gender equality envisioned by Guru Nanak. Guru Nanak spoke about the rights of women in society and advocated their full participation in all aspects of society.
Dr. Rajwant Singh said, "What we have discovered is that Sikh women have played an important Please read more

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  • Gurbani Santhya Classes

    Gurbani Santhya class are held every 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month from 2:30 PM - 4 PM. Bhai Gurdarshan Singh teaches the Gurbani grammar and also the correct pronunciation of the Gurbani. For more information, please contact Bhai Sahib at 301 332 2323

  • Kirtan and Tabla Classes

    Kirtan and Tabla classes for children and adults of all ages are held every Monday and Thursday evening at the Gurdwara Sahib. For more information, please contact Bhai Gurdarshan Singh 301 332 2323 and Bhai Sucha Singh 510 706 8782

  • Langar Bookings

    For Langar Sewa, please contact
    Rani Sawhney 301 938 6167
    Dr. Sukhminder Kaur Kaur2345@yahoo.com
    Bhupinder Kaur Saini 703 734 1760

  • Upcoming Events


    Open House Invite

    Guru Gobind Singh Foundation is hosting an Open House.

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    New Security System Installed

    GGSF Management has installed a new security system and each person coming to Gurdwara Sahib can dial number for an entry. It is only a 30 second process and this was installed after many members of the community had expressed concern regarding the safety and security of the Gurdwara Sahib.

    Dial 01 Bhai Sucha Singh,
    Dial 02 Bhai Gurdarshan Singh,
    Dial 03 Inderpal Singh
    Dial 04 Chattar Singh Saini
    Dial 05 Gurpreet Kaur

  • Jeevat Kayee Hazaar

    Jeevat Kayee Hazaar, A global Sikh initiative to celebrate Guru Gobind Singh's 350th Birthday.