Hundreds of people from all sections of the society thronged to watch the historic Light and Sound Show— showcasing the life and philosophy of the First Sikh Guru Nanak Dev ji, at Industrial Training Centre (ITI) in Batala on Wednesday.The digital museum and Light & Sound Show, a part of celebrations planned by the state government for commemorating the 550th Parkash Purb of Sri Guru Nanak Dev will remain open for the public from 7am to 5.30pm till Thursday, while two shows— 6.15 pm to 7 pm and 7.45 pm to 8.30 pm— each of Light and Sound shows would also be organised on last day.The audience were disseminated with the message of strengthening the ethos of communal harmony, peace, brotherhood, compassion and humanity as preached by Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji through the ultra-modern technique. The mesmerised audience bathed in Guru Sahib’s glory as the light and sound show beautifully projected his philosophy in the form of his universal message to our society. Through the show, the ethos of tolerance, peace, communal harmony, women empowerment and protection of natural resources were brought alive. Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji's efforts to promote social equality were also aptly showcased to the audience in right letter and spirit.
On the second day, over 8000 people from different age groups and walks of life followed by a large number of students from different schools and colleges visited the museum and watched light & sound show and had a rare experience through the hi-end technology aimed at disseminating the teachings of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji. Prior to the commencement of the First Light and Sound show, volunteers have also organised langar for the devotees coming to watch the show.Prominent among Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Batala Balwinder Singh also bathed in Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji's divine glow and spiritual splendour.SDM Balwinder termed the Museum and Sound & Light Show as a humble effort by the state government to spread the message to people for embracing the ideology of love, compassion, equality, peace and brotherhood propounded by Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji in its true spirit. While informing that entry for these shows is completely free of cost, he appealed all the residents to must visit the museum and also watch the Sound and Light Show along with their families.Meanwhile, the museum based on multi-media technologies has eight galleries showcasing the life and journey of revered Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji. The experience of one God, omniscient, omnipotent, omnipresent and beyond all form and name has been brought Alive in the Digital Museum. The mesmerising never seen before Museum has brought together various technologies like Large Format Display (LFD) screens, Radio Frequency Identified Devices (RFID) headphones, Immersive Sublimotion and a Virtual Reality (VR) experience.