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Sikh Gurus

Sikh Gurus

In Hinduism a guru is a spiritual teach or guide. Sikhs have retained his basic meaning, but the title itself is very limited in application: there have only been ten human Gurus, starting with Guru Nanak who founded the Sikh religion. The Gurus are: Guru Nanak, 1469-1539 Guru Angad: born 1504, Guru 1539-1552 Guru Amar Das: born 1479, Guru 1552-1574 …

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Sikhism Facebook Covers

Sikhism Facebook Covers

Sikhism Facebook Covers: Collection of FB Covers for Sikh’s religious events, ceremonies and Gurpurab. Gurpurabs are very auspicious and important celebrations for Sikhs, which marks the birth or death anniversaries of the Sikh Gurus. So right-click the images you find appropriate for your Facebook Profile. Save it on to your computer desktop or Smartphone photo gallery. Later upload it to …

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Golden Temple: Harimandir Sahib Gurudwara, Amritsar

Golden Temple: Harimandir Sahib Gurudwara, Amritsar

The Golden temple is also known as Harimandir Sahib and is located in Amritsar, Punjab. It is one of the most sacred shrines for the Sikhs. It is most commonly known as Golden temple because the upper levels of the gurudwara are entirely gold-plated. The gurudwara symbolizes equality, spirituality, brotherhood, honesty and trust. It also represents the historical customs, specific …

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Famous Gurudwaras: Most Sacred Sikh Shrines

Famous Gurudwaras: Most Sacred Sikh Shrines

The worship places of Sikhs are known as the Takhts and the Gurudwaras wherein Takht literally means ‘the seat of the divine power’ and Gurudwara stands for ‘the doorway to the master’. Adherent followers of Sikhism refer to the omnipresent power as ‘the Waheguru’, which means the immortal God. In India, there are several Gurudwaras but only five Takhts-every edifice …

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Guru Arjan Dev – New Sikh Guru

Guru Arjan Dev - New Sikh Guru

When Prithi Chand, Guru Arjan Dev’s elder brother, came to know of it, he refused to accept him as the new Guru. When Guru Arjan Dev was presented the turban of the Guru by Guru Amardas’s son, Mohri, Prithi Chand objected vehemently. He claimed that at the eldest son of Guru Ram Das, he was the occupant of the seat …

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Guru Arjan Dev Birth & Childhood Stories

Guru Arjan Dev Birth & Childhood Stories

Guru Arjan Dev, the fifth descendant of Guru Nanak, was born on April 15, 1563. He was the youngest son of Bhai Jetha (later Guru Ram Das) and Bibi Bhani. There was great rejoicing everywhere in all the Sikh sangats at his birth. This unusual rejoicing surprised quite a few people, since this was not the first time a son …

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Name the legends associated with Baisakhi?

Legends are associated with a number of festivals celebrated in India. Since agriculture is the backbone of India – it provides livelihood to majority of the people in the rural areas of the country – the festival of harvest are given special importance in the calendar of events. Baisakhi is one of the important festivals celebrated with fun and fervor …

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