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Baisakhi Celebrations: Punjab Harvest Festival & Khalsa Panth Foundation Day

Baisakhi Celebrations: Indian Culture & Traditions

India is a land of festivals and celebrations, umpteen numbers of festivals are celebrated in the country throughout the year. One of the major festivals amongst them is Baisakhi. Celebrated every year on 13th April, this festival is of immense significance amongst Hindu and Sikh community in the country. Hindus regard this day as the sacred day when Goddess Ganga …

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Baisakhi Customs: Baisakhi Festival Rituals & Traditions

Baisakhi Customs: Sikh Culture & Traditions

The harvest festival of Baisakhi is celebrated with pomp and gaiety across the vibrant state of Punjab. It falls on the first day of the Indian calendar month, Vaishakh, which is usually April 13. Apart from being a harvest festival, it holds a special significance in the Sikh community, because it commemorates the establishment of the Khalsa (pure) order for …

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Baisakhi Legends: Sikh Harvest Festival & Birth of Khalsa

Baisakhi Legends: Indian Culture & Traditions

There are various legends associated with the colorful and vibrant festival of Baisakhi. A study of these interesting legends of Baisakhi reveal that the day of Baisakhi is significant not just for Sikhs but also for Hindus and Buddhists alike. Besides, it is joyous to note that as a harvest festival, people of all communities in Punjab celebrate Baisakhi in …

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Baisakhi History: Vaisakhi Festival – Foundation of Khalsa Panth

Baisakhi History: Sikh Culture & Traditions

Baisakhi or Vaisakhi Festival is celebrated as the Sikh New Year and the founding of the Khalsa Panth. History of Baisakhi traces its origin from the Baisakhi Day celebrations of 1699 organized by the Tenth Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh to form Khalsa – Brotherhood of Saint Soldiers to fight against tyranny and oppression. Baisakhi History: Story of Baisakhi The …

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