Tag Archives: Bihar Sikh Festivals and Events

Regional Celebrations of Baisakhi New Year

Regional Celebrations of Baisakhi

Auspicious day of Baisakhi is celebrated in various regions of India by different names and different rituals. This is because the day of Baisakhi holds special significance for Hindus along with Sikhs. For Hindus, April 13th mark the time for New Year and they celebrate the day with rituals like bathing, partying and worshiping. Another legend associated with the day …

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Guru Gobind Singh: The New Panth in Sikhism – Khalsa

Guru Gobind Singh - The New Panth

Guru Gobind Singh wanted to create a caste-less society. Therefore in the year 1699 he sent out invitations to all the Sikhs to gather for special meeting on Baisakhi Day. After the morning Prayers he got up, and addressed them. He told them that the Goddess of Power wanted head of a brave Soldier. He asked one of his soldiers …

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Tenth Sikh Guru: Guru Gobind Singh’s Life Overview

Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Nanak (Sikh Guru), was born at Patna, Bihar, India on December 22, 1666, (Poh Sudi Saptmi). His birthday generally falls in December or January or sometimes twice within a year as it is calculated according to Hindu Bikrami Calendar, which is based on the lunar calendar. According to the Nanakshahi Calendar, the birthday of Guru …

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Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti in India

Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti in India

Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti is a Sikh festival that commemorates the birthday of Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth and the last Guru of the Sikhs. It is a religious celebration in which prayers for prosperity are offered. Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti: What do people do? It is common for large processions to go through markets in India on Guru Gobind …

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When is Guru Gobind Singh Ji Birthday Celebrated

When is Guru Gobind Singh Ji Birthday Celebrated

Guru Gobind Singh’s birthday is known to Sikhs as Guru Gobind Singh’s prakash, or the dawn of spiritual light. Guru Gobind Singh’s birthday, or prakash, celebration is known as Gurpurab, a commemorative event, and is observed with a Sikh worship service which includes kirtan, the singing of divine hymns. Guru Gobind Singh Ji birthday Prakash 2019 Guru Gobind Singh was …

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What is Baisakhi Dance? Popular folk dances of Punjab

Significance of Baisakhi: Indian Culture & Traditions

Dancing is one of the most prominent aspects of Baisakhi celebrations in Punjab. Most popular form of dance for the occasion is Bhangra and Gidda, the folk dance for men and women respectively. To celebrate the harvest festival of Baisakhi men and women dress themselves in traditional attire and get together in open fields and dance to the fast paced beat …

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What is Significance of Baisakhi?

What is Significance of Baisakhi?

Vibrant Festival of Baisakhi is considered to be an extremely important festival in India for number of reasons. Apart from being important for the farmers as a harvest festival, the festival is of prime importance in Sikhism as a foundation day of Khalsa Panth. Besides, auspicious Baisakhi day is of importance for astrological reasons too! Astrological Significance of Baisakhi The …

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Significance of Baisakhi: Astrological Significance of Harvest Festival

Significance of Baisakhi: Indian Culture & Traditions

Vibrant Festival of Baisakhi is considered to be an extremely important festival in India for number of reasons. Apart from being important for the farmers as a harvest festival, the festival is of prime importance in Sikhism as a foundation day of Khalsa Panth. Besides, auspicious Baisakhi day is of importance for astrological reasons too! Astrological Significance of Baisakhi The …

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When is Baisakhi: Harvest Festival Date, Significance in Sikhism

When is Baisakhi: Indian Culture & Traditions

The auspicious festival of Baisakhi is celebrated on first day of Vaisakh month (April-May) according to the Nanakshahi calendar. Hence, the festival of Baisakhi is also popularly known as Vaisakhi. According to Gregorian Calendar, Baisakhi falls on April 13 every year and on April 14 once in 36 years. This variation in date is due to the fact that date …

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Baisakhi Mela: Baisakhi Fair in India & Around The World

Baisakhi Mela: Indian Culture & Traditions

India is land of festivals and unique traditions. People in this country celebrate any occasion with immense joy and elation. Baisakhi is one festival in the country which is celebrated with loud celebrations and merriment throughout the country. However, the zealous and vibrant celebrations in Punjab can’t be compared to the celebration at any other place in the country. One …

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