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Bandi Chhor Divas Story दाल रोटी घर की दीवाली अमृतसर की

Bandi Chhor Divas Story दाल रोटी घर की दीवाली अमृतसर की

दिवाली के दिन सिखों के छठे गुरु श्री हरगोबिंद साहिब जी ग्वालियर के किले से अपने साथ 52 कैदियों को रिहा करवाकर अमृतसर पहुँचे थे। इस ख़ुशी में बाबा बुढ्ढा जी की अगुवाई में सिखों ने अमृतसर में दीपमाला की थी। उसी दिन से आज तक अमृतसर में यह त्यौहार ‘बन्दी छोड़ दिवस‘ के रूप में मनाया जाता है। श्री गुरु …

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Hola Mohalla Begins in Anandpur Sahib

Hola Mohalla Begins in Anandpur Sahib

Tens of thousands of devotees converged on this Sikh holy town on Friday to offer prayers at Gurdwara Keshgarh Sahib during “Hola Mohalla” celebrations which coincide with the Holi festival. All roads towards this holy town, which is home to the second most important Sikh shrine after Harmandar Sahib in Amritsar, experienced heavy vehicular movement with people coming in hordes …

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Dulla Bhatti History And Traditional Stories

Dulha Bhatti - History & Traditional Stories of Dulha Bhatti

Dulla Bhatti also popularly known as Robin hood is the heroic icon that is associated with the harvest festival of Lohri. The legendary figure of Dulla Bhatti also represents the glorious secular tradition of Lohri bonfire. Even today, children go door to door singing traditional folk songs in praise of Dulla Bhatti, a thief who helped the poor and fought …

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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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