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Gurpurab Greetings

Gurpurab Greetings

Gurpurab Greetings: Gurpurabs are very auspicious and important celebrations for Sikhs, which marks the birth or death anniversaries of the Sikh Gurus. Sikhs on the day of Gurpurab gather especially at Gurdwaras to remember and pay homage to their gurus. All across the world, where Sikhs are living, the Gurpurabs are celebrated with great enthusiasm and fervor. Martyrdom day Gurpurabs …

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Bangla Sahib Gurudwara: New Delhi Sikh Shrine

Bangla Sahib Gurudwara: New Delhi Sikh Shrine

Bangla Sahib Gurudwara is one of the most famous holy shrines of the Sikhs. It is located near the bustling Connaught Place, New Delhi. This towering and spacious gurudwara was once a palace but was later transformed into a shrine in memory of Guru Har Kishan, for his selfless service to humanity and fearlessness. The gurudwara, with its golden dome …

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Guru Har Krishan Jayanti – Sikh Festival

Guru Har Krishan Jayanti - Sikh Festival

Sikhism as a religion evolved over a period, though early initiation to promote the same was done by Guru Nanak Dev. Among the eleven gurus in Sikh religion, Guru Har Kishan Das was 8th guru. Became Guru on 7th October, 1661. He succeeded his father Guru Hari Rai. Guru Har Krishan is popularly referred to as Bal Guru as he was …

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Guru Arjan Dev – First martyr of Sikh Faith

Guru Arjan Dev - First martyr of Sikh Faith

The death of Guru Arjan Dev was a great event in the history of India, and it gave a new turn to the events in the country. With his martyrdom the attitude of the Sikhs towards life changed. Emulating the Guru, they could now readily give their lives for any cause dear to them. While Guru Arjan Dev’s policy of …

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Guru Amar Das Jayanti

Guru Amar Das Jayanti

Guru Amar Das was the third Sikh Guru in the series of ten Sikh Gurus. Amar Das was given the title of Sikh Guru on 26th March, 1552. Guru Amar Das was popularly known as a crusader who advocated in favour of giving equal rights to women in all fields. He was among those who abolished the practice of Sati …

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निःस्वार्थ सेवा की सच्ची कहानी

निःस्वार्थ सेवा की सच्ची कहानी

यह अभियान एक निःस्वार्थ सेवा थी जिसके हीरो स्मृता के पिता राजिंदर सिंह आहलूवालिया थे। कुवैत से अचानक अपना सब कुछ छोड़ कर मुम्बई के सहारा हवाई अड्डे (अब छत्रपति शिवजी अंतरार्ष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा) पहुंच रहे भारतीयों के लिए वह कुछ करना चाहते थे। इस सेवा में पूरे परिवार ने साथ दिया। स्मृता उस घटनाक्रम को याद करते हुए बताती …

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Guru Nanak Dev Ji

Guru Nanak Dev Ji

Guru Nanak Dev Ji was the founder of one of the largest religions of the world, Sikhism. He was also the first amongst the ten Gurus of the Sikhs. He believed that there is only one God and we can reach him through any religion, be it Hinduism, Sikhism, Islam, etc. he was also a great poet as well as …

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What does Langar mean in Sikhism?

What does Langar mean in Sikhism?

The Sikh Gurdwaras are not only places of worship but also the training center of service. Such service as sweeping the precincts, serving drinking water to the thirsty, fanning the congregation in hot weather and serving food to the hungry have always formed an integral part of the factions in a Sikh shrine. Of these, Langar is perhaps the most …

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Islamic centre members break fast at Dubai gurdwara

Islamic centre members break fast at Dubai gurdwara

10-member delegation from the Al Manar Islamic Centre had last year visited Guru Nanak Darbar to promote inter-religious understanding. At 7.16pm, the official time for breaking fast during the holy month of Ramadan in Dubai, the air in the langar hall (dining area of the Guru Nanak Darbar Gurudwara, a Sikh temple) was filled with azaan, instead of the usual …

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