Recently the acting Jathedar, Sri Akal Takht Sahib, Giani Harpreet Singh addressed the Sikh congregation. He mentioned how the Coronavirus is a major challenge for our times. He also stated that there is no need to criticise nationalism but it is clear that for the challenges humanity faces, nationalism is not an adequate framework to solve the crises. By saying this he raises an important issue which the intellectuals need to consider seriously.
Here is an English translation of his message to the Sikh congregation:
‘O Lord of the Universe, Master of the Breath of life, Treasure of Mercy,
Guru of the World.
O Destroyer of fever of the World, Embodiment of Compassion,
please take away all our pain.’
To the worldwide Guru Nanak Naam Leva, Sikh brothers and sisters,
Wahe Guru Ji Ka Khalsa, Wahe Guru Ji Ki Fateh!
Today the entire world is impacted by the contagion of the Coronavirus. There could be many reasons, many ...