Washington: With the warmest wishes on the 551st anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev’s birth, President-elect Joe Biden and his wealthy Kamala Harris were on Monday (November 30) the founder of Sikhism Sending a timeless and universal message of compassion and unity, Americans as people and nations.
Biden and Harris said in a joint statement, “Let us all this day remind us that Guru Nanak’s timeless message of universal compassion and unity can inspire us and help heal us as a nation.”
They celebrated the 551th anniversary of the birth of Guru Nanak Dev, sending the warmest greetings to Sikhs in the United States and around the world.
For more than five centuries, the next president and the next vice president say Guru Nanak’s teachings on spiritual enlightenment, service to humanity, and moral integrity have been sustained and embodied daily by Sikhs in the United States and around the world. It has been seen during this difficult year.
“We are grateful to all Sikh Americans who, as essential workers of the epidemic, keep our neighbors by their side, open our minds in Gour de Wara and open our community kitchen to prepare, serve and serve countless foods for those in need. “They said.
“And during the summer of protests, we saw Sikhs of all ages march peacefully for racial and gender equality, religious pluralism, and fidelity to truth and justice. It is the core tenet of the Sikh faith and the center of all of us as Americans,” Biden Harris said in a statement.
In a separate statement from Ottawa, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev’s birth was an important day for the Sikh Canadians. It commemorates his life and his teachings about unity, equality, selflessness, and service, he said.
“These teachings have become more important than ever as we continue to fight the global COVID-19 pandemic this year. Whether they support local charities, exist for their neighbors, or help more vulnerable people, Sikh Canadians continue to be a selfless service,” Trudeau said.
“This year will look different when we follow public health guidelines to keep each other and our communities safe, but the Sikh values for compassion and inclusion will still be strong. These values, which form the core principles of Sikhism, are also important to all Canadians. , “He said.
Today is an opportunity for the Sikh community in Canada, one of the world’s largest and most dynamic Sikh populations, to recognize the significant contributions they have made in building a better, fairer and inclusive Canada, Trudeau said.
Congressman said Brian Fitzpatrick sent his wishes to the Sikh community in his area and across the country, who are celebrating the anniversary of the birth of Guru Nanak Dev.