About Us

Sangat Trust

Sangat Trust is an umbrella body set up by various by its members who come from Gurudwaras, businesses, organisations and individuals. They all have one thing in common, that they are all passionate about delivering a universal message of peaceful coexistence to humanity through Sikhi’s core values of:

  • Loving His creation
  • Spiritual wisdom
  • Humility and tolerance
  • Compassion, forgiveness and mercy
  • Honesty, transparency and accountability
  • Contentment and selflessness
  • Chardikala (constant optimisim)

The trust focuses on the central and universal message of the Sikh scriptures and eternal Guru, which is to recognise humanity as one and to see God in all. The eternal Guru of this Sikhs, Guru Granth Sahib Ji offers us hope, a path to enlightenment and a practical and timeless message for contemporary daily living.

We promote and propagate Sikhi’s core prayer of Sarbat da bhalla – which translates to goodwill, good wishes and welfare for all.

Sangat Trust is registered with Charity Commission of England and Wales with charity number 1139995.

Vision

Sangat Trust has a vision of:

  • A peaceful, just and sustainable world achieved through fostering of values of Sikhi.
  • Making a difference at the grassroots, empowering youth through education based on the promotion of values and teachings of the Gurus and Guru Granth Sahib Ji.
  • To enable young Sikh women and men to cultivate and advance Ekta (social and community cohesion) and Sarbat Da Bhalla (goodwill, good wishes and welfare for all) in order to promote peace and justice through intra and interfaith dialogue and cooperation.

We aim to do this by:

  • Working with children and youth to help them gain a deeper understanding of their faith and what it can offer to them in the 21st Century through devotion, selfless service and charitable activities.
  • Bringing together members of our sangat, businesses, organisations and institutions as active owners and participants to work towards our shared values.
  • Working through intra and inter-faith dialogue and co-operation as a powerful way of promoting peace, justice and tolerance as well as a greater understanding of the Sikh faith.