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Guru Hargobind Singh Jayanti Information

Guru Hargobind Singh Jayanti - Sikh Festival

Sikhism was started in Punjab by Guru Nanak in the late 15th century and the followers of this religion are known as the Sikhs. Out of ten million Sikhs in India majority are centered in Punjab.The word Sikh means disciple. They are the disciples of their ten Gurus, namely, Guru Angad (Guru 1539-52), Guru Amar Das (Guru 1552-74); Guru Ram …

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Jallianwala Bagh Memorial Day Information For Students

Jallianwala Day

The day is remembered as the atrocious day of Indian history on which the brutal massacre happened in Jallianwala Bagh of the holy land of Guru Nanak, Amritsar. Jallianwala Bagh massacre of April 13, 1919 was the most inhuman act of the British rulers in India. The massacre took place on Baisakhi which is considered New Year day of Sikhs …

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Hola Mahalla Sikh Festival Information

Hola Mahalla

Hola Mahalla (also Hola Mohalla or simply Hola) is a Sikh festival which begins on the first day of the lunar month of Chet in the Nanakshahi calendar (calendar is a solar calendar that was adopted by the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee to determine the dates for important Sikh events. The calendar is accepted in about 90% of the gurudwaras …

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Hola Mohalla Festival Information For Students

Hola Mohalla

Holla Mohalla, or Hola Mohalla, is the festival of Punjab. Celebrated over three days, the festival retains the character of fun and enjoyment that Holi has embodied. In addition to this, it is also a community festival that brings people together in an atmosphere of sharing and caring. It is also an occasion to remember the valor of the Sikhs …

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लोहड़ी: पंजाबी त्यौहार की जानकारी विद्यार्थियों के लिए

लोहड़ी

मकर संक्रांति से एक दिन पूर्व उत्तर भारत विशेषतः पंजाब में लोहड़ी का त्यौहार मनाया जाता है। किसी न किसी नाम से मकर संक्रांति के दिन या उससे आस-पास भारत के विभिन्न प्रदेशों में कोई न कोई त्यौहार मनाया जाता है। मकर संक्रांति के दिन तमिल हिंदू पोंगल का त्यौहार मनाते हैं। इस प्रकार लगभग पूर्ण भारत में यह विविध …

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Lohri: Sikh Festival, Bonfire Harvest Festival

Lohri Festival

Amidst the freezing cold weather, with the temperature wobbling between 0-5 degree Celsius and the dense fog outside, everything seems stagnant in the northern part of India. However, below the apparently frozen surface, you would be amazed to find a palpable wave of activity going on. People, especially in the northern states of Punjab, Haryana and parts of Himachal Pradesh, …

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Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti Information For Students And Children

Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti

Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti Celebrated by the Sikhs, the birthday of their tenth and last guru, this day witnesses’ large processions and special prayer gatherings at all Gurudwaras. Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti: Background Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Nanak (Sikh Guru), was born at Patna Sahib on December 22, 1666, (Poh Sudi Saptmi). His birthday generally falls in December or …

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