Celebrating ‘Oneness: A Light for Humanity’ on the 550thAnniversary of Guru Nanak at NJAPC on Nov 23rd
Approx. 4000 guests including leaders and influencers from the Sikh community to gather for a an event jointly hosted by Let’s Share a Meal & Sikh Chamber of Commerce Global
New Jersey, November 20 (Raj Gogna)—To commemorate the 550thbirth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism, Let’s Share a Mealin collaboration with theSikh Chamber of Commerce Global (SACC), Dhan GuruNanak Jatha and SAVAwill host Oneness: A Light for Humanity, at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center on Saturday, November 23rd from 3 pm to 7pm. More than 3,000 guests are expected to attend the event to celebrate Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s teachings of “Oneness”—equality of all races, genders, and religions—that form the very foundation of the Sikh faith.Through various performances by renowned artists and an Interfaith Panel Discussion, the event will showcase how Guru Nanak’s teachings on love, peace, equality, and universal brotherhood have transcended the centuries. Guru Nanak Dev Ji was born in 1469 in Talwandi, Punjab (now Nankana Sahib, Pakistan). Throughout his lifetime, he advocated three main principles: NaamJapna (Meditation in the name of God), VandChakna (Always Share) and Kirat Karna (Honest Living). “The event brings together guest speakers and artists from all over the world and provides a wonderful opportunity to learn more about Guru Nanak’s teachings and Sikhism”, said Onkar Singh, Founder, of Let’s Share a Meal. “We hope those with an interest in learning more about the tenets of love, acceptance, and equality will take advantage of this event to engage with our community and gain an understanding of our beliefs”,
1. Phil Murphy, Governor, New Jersey
2. Bob Menendez, Senator, New Jersey
3. Hasan Minhaj, artist, writer, producer and political commentator.
4. Gurbir Grewal, Attorney General, New Jersey.
5. Ravinder Bhalla, Mayor, Hoboken. Performances:
Nirinjan Kaur, Shivpreet Singh, Hasan Minhaj, Satpal Singh, Prof. Surinder Singh (Raj Academty)Jasvir Kaur Rababan, Shiv Khera, Dr. Gurnam Singh, Dr. Chintamani Yogi along with sand artist Lawrence Koh and painter Vilas Nayak and Karamjeet Singh among others.
Interfaith Panel Discussion:
Moderator: Shweta Singh, Indian Journalist
About Let’s Share a Meal
Let’s Share a Meal is a U.S.-based nonprofit organization serving meals at homeless shelters, elderly homes and soup kitchens across many cities in the United States and other countries. Since 2012, it has focused on its mission of service, inspired by Guru Nanak’s Sakhi Sacha Sauda, which is the foundation of Langar (Community Kitchen).
About Sikh Chamber of Commerce Global
The Sikh Chamber of Commerce Global (SACC) is a nonprofit organization comprised of a cross-section of Sikh American professionals, businesses and students. Established in 2011 with the vision to bring together Sikh American businesses and professionals in the spirit of enterprise, our goal is to provide a forum for effective business networking, promote entrepreneurship within the community and assist other Sikh American professionals in the continued growth of their business and career.Tickets are required to attend and can be reserved online at onenessusa.com. TIf you need further information or have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.We have a separate seating arrangement for press & media personal. So, please contact the following organizing members for any needed seats for your crew and other needful arrangements.