Devotees flock `miracle` Gurudwara in Malaysia

Last Updated: Monday, April 18, 2011 - 22:48

Kuala Lumpur: Devotees are flocking a
Gurudwara in Malaysia after a Sikh holy symbol reportedly
appeared on the `rumala`, a yellow cloth covering the Guru
Granth Sahib.

The minority Malaysian Sikh community were awestruck
after a `Khanda` image was seen forming on the `rumala` at the
97-year-old Sahib Serdang Lama Gurudwara here last week, New
Straits Times reported.

When a garland, offered by a devotee, was being placed
on the rumala, drops of water fell onto the rumala and formed
a patch resembling the Khanda, legal secretary Jasvinder Kaur
said.

"From about 8.30 pm, there was lightning and thunder
as devotees were reciting prayers. As we completed our
prayers, I looked up after bowing to Guru Granth Sahib and I
saw with amazement the Khanda forming on the rumala," she
said.

There was also a smaller image of the Khanda on the
lower left side of the cloth.

The incident happened on the last day of the
three-day prayer recitation in celebration of Baisakhi.

The Gurudwara`s priest, Guridtta Singh, an Indian
national who has been here for one-and-a-half-year, told the
paper that it was the first time he had seen such a
phenomenon.

He said he never heard of such incidents in India or
any where else in the world.
Some devotees also claimed that a black bird had
appeared at the temple next morning (Friday), and was seen
flying onto the `palki`, where the Guru Granth Sahib was kept.

The bird then bowed to the holy book and flew to the
dining hall for a sip of water before flying off, the paper
said.

The devotees said that they believed the bird was a
messenger of Guru Gobind Singh as he always had a bird on his
right arm.

To mark the incident, the Gurudwara conducted a
12-hour prayer session.

PTI



First Published: Monday, April 18, 2011 - 22:48

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