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NRI Dr Raghbir Singh Bains Honoured with Glory of Punjab Award


Chandigarh, March02, 2008
Gurmeet Singh

Guru Amar Das Multimedia Sikh Museum which is 2nd of is kind in the Sikh world has been opened for general public at Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara Complex, Model Town Jalandhar. The project has been sponsored by the Gurdwara Managing Committee headed by Gursher Singh and Surinderpal Singh Gwalior, the General Secretary.

An eminent environmentalist Baba Sewa Singh Kar Sewa Khadur Sahib performed opening Ardas. Dr Barjinder Singh Hamdard a prominent dignitary and Chairman of the Ajit Publication Group performed inauguration ceremony of the Multimedia Sikh Museum.

Dr. Raghbir Singh Bains a world known drug therapist, encyclopaedist and museologist has authored and created this unique kind of museum which contains 50,000 pages of Encyclopaedia of Sikhism that high lights Sikh religion, history, culture and Sikh heritage. The multimedia museum contains audios, videos, animations, colourful graphics, loads of text and quick reference on Sikhism and visitors can walk through Sikh history of persecution, suppression and oppression. Dr Bains had already directed and produced Robotic and LCD Touch Screen Museum at Khadur Sahib which was first of its kind in the world.

The Museum is a large visitor attraction and an indispensable reference on Sikhism, and its value system. It is an incredible and super-modern gift for youth and global communities to know the universal religion of the world and its golden principles. It creates awareness about evils of alcohol, drugs, rapes, adultery and AIDS. There are interactive multimedia games and quizzes on Sikh religion, its heritage and Sikh history for children, audio-visual Sikh Ardas, animated blood dripping sacrifices of Sikh martyrs and other important events with Kirtan by 60 Ragi Jathas from Sri Guru Granth Sahib. Dr Bains is a great role model with mission to spread the universal teachings and messages of Sikhism enshrined in Sri Guru Granth Sahib.

Dr Bains is a selfless crusader against social evils including drugs and prostitution. He has been honoured with dozens of national and international awards for altruistic service to human beings by using fascinating technology of multimedia to introduce Sikhism, its scripture, spiritual aspect, history, philosophy, theology, heritage and culture in the world. The unique aspect of the museum is that it includes a considerable courses on audio-visual learning of Punjabi and English language for children and people of all ages. Besides, there are thousands of questions and answers with interactive games and quizzes on Sri Guru Granth Sahib, Sikh religion, Sikh philosophy and Sikh history that range for all ages. The section of world Gurdwaras included in the museum is very attractive. Kirtan by 60 Ragi Jathas including 31 Ragas is soul searching piece in the museum. It is a great boon and incredible gift for children, parents, students, teachers, preachers, speakers, researchers, leaders, debaters, laymen, clergies, Gurdwara Committees, Granthis, Ragis, Dhadis, judges, lawyers, doctors, media reporters, libraries, youth, and especially for the Sikhs of all ages. Dr Bains is a committed educator and mentor who introduced Sikhism globally in the 21st century through latest technology of the world.

One more gem was added into the accomplishments of Dr Raghbir Singh Bains when he was bestowed with ‘Glory of Punjab Award’ for his tireless services to the international society and setting up the Multimedia Sikh Museum at Jalandhar. Dr Bains said, ‘I plan to set up three more multimedia Museums in the world and thus the count will become five including Multimedia Sikh Museum at Khadur Sahib”.