In 2004 the Guru Ram Das Ashram approved both a Mission and a Vision Statement. A Mission Statement tells you the fundamental purpose and primary objectives of an organization. Its prime function is internal – to define the key measure or measures of our success. It defines who we serve and the critical processes.
Vision Statements also define purpose, but do so in terms of values and guiding beliefs about how things should be done. Our Vision Statement communicates both the purpose and values of the Guru Ram Das Ashram. It outlines what we want to be, and how we want the world in which we operate to be. It concentrates on the future and is a source of inspiration. It provides clear decision-making criteria.
For our employees, our Mission and Vision give direction about how they are expected to conduct their work and inspires them to give their best. For our members it identifies our direction, and the source of our community and shared experience. For guests and visitors, it shapes their understanding of why they want to be a part of the Ashram and what they will find among us.
Guru Ram Das Ashram is a spiritual community, a teaching and healing center, and a place of spiritual practice and meditation. Our community acknowledges the grace and dignity of every soul. We are dedicated to uplifting individuals and to bringing reverence to life through the practice of a lifestyle rooted in yogic principles and the core values of Sikh Dharma.
• Guru Ram Das Ashram, like the Golden Temple, is open to all who come to be uplifted.
• It is our aim to manifest the miracle of a community that is unified and sustained through spiritual practice, kindness, compassion, grace, and nobility.
• We seek to uplift with word, action and contact those who come to Guru Ram Das Ashram.
• We seek to keep sacred the ground on which this ashram has been founded, and to steward this property so that it reflects the life and light of Guru Ram Das.