World Sikh Council Celebrates 400th Anniversary of Martyrdom of 5th Guru

June 16, 2006

Source: World Sikh Council Press Release

On June 16, 2006 a World Sikh Council Press Release reported, "The World Sikh Council - America Region (WSC-AR) is pleased to announce that the historic 400th anniversary of the martyrdom of Siri Guru Arjan Sahib will be commemorated by an International Conference 'Siri Guru Arjan Sahib Ji's Life, Martyrdom, and Gifts to Humanity' to be held July 29-30, 2006 at San Jose State University in California. Other notable events planned are a Gurmat Sangeet Program on July 28, and a Youth Seminar on the Life and Teachings of Siri Guru Arjan Sahib on August 5 - 6. These events are intended to provide an insight and informative focus to all communities on the significant contributions of Siri Guru Arjan Sahib Ji, the Fifth Guru Sahib, to humanity. Local Sikh Gurdwaras and communities are planning their regional events the weekend of June 17- 18 all over the United States and the world."