Image of 1699 Vaisakhi by Kanwar Singh from “Art of Punjab”

In this Gurdwara lecture on December 31, 1998 in Espanola, NM, USA, Siri Singh Sahib Ji refers to the upcoming 300th anniversary of the Khalsa in April, 1999.

“Wahe Guru Ji Ka Khalsa, Wahe Guru Ji Ki Fateh”

This year 1999 is the year of courage, strength, sacrifice, prosperity, happiness.  All together, as the heavenly stars are passing through the blue light of the Saturn in the mid-heavens, naturally it will ask the mankind to purify themself. That’s why this year, three hundred years ago, the birth of the Khalsa happened on the same stars.  And now, we are also thirty years old.  It is only one zero less than three hundred.  And we are moving as people of strength, of grace, people for tomorrow and trying to bring our life together. Do not worry, the key word for which this year, which can give you all life you need is your sadhana. Sadhana is such a beautiful companion.  She will pull you from nothing to everything.  But it requires a discipline on your part, and it requires a continuity.

We have become dharma within ourself complete and desirable. Some of us under some circumstances doubt very much, but doubt is natural.  Because when you don’t doubt, you have then dharma. When you doubt, you don’t have dharma.  And doubt is individual faculty to see that we require this doubt. No my friends, that’s not what mental stage is. Mental stage is, let your mind watch what God wills it, without doubt how beautiful will you look, how saintly you will look, how radiant you will look, how many people will love you and experience with you the calmness, tranquility, quietness and from your strength grow, that is also shabad. You emit light and that touches the boundary of other people’s arc line and aura.  They enrich themself together.  And this grace is called best of the human race. I wish you prosperous, prosperous, prosperous new year and we will be in good shape.  And remember this year is very special for us.  We’ll go back hardy, strong with all our strength, to see the house of our father Guru Gobind Singh. Remember we shall be doing it together.

“Wahe Guru Ji Ka Khalsa, Wahe Guru Ji Ki Fateh”