Renowned Spiritual guru and head of non-profit organisation, Science of Spirituality, Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj along with Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs and Petroleum and Natural Gas launched Abode of Light (Manzil-e-Noor), a book containing the English translation of ninety-six verses penned in Urdu by the poet-saint, Darshan Singh Ji Maharaj.
The collection of poems, which praise Sikh Guru Nanak Dev’s teachings, was published to commemorate the 500th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev and won the Urdu Academy Award for poetry.
Speaking at the event, Rajinder Singh said, “It gives me immense joy to release this book, Abode of Light, which shares Guru Nanak Dev Ji Maharaj’s message, so everyone can find the Light within leading to peace, happiness, divine love and unity. The teachings of Guru Nanak Dev Ji brought Light into the lives of many, turning them to being spiritually uplifted. Guru Nanak Dev Ji was indeed an Abode of Light.”
Quoting a few verses from the book, the spitritual leader emphasized that the book will bring light into the lives of its readers worldwide.
Lauding the book as “commendable work”, Hardeep Singh Puri said it “touches the core of one’s sensibilities”.
“Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj has done a tremendous work in translating this book and has succeeded in bringing the message of Guru Nanak Dev Ji Maharaj to a larger audience. The sagacity, wisdom and humility of poet-saint Sant Darshan Singh Ji Maharaj’s work has been honored by Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj,” he added.