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When is Guru Gobind Singh Birthday Celebrated

When is Guru Gobind Singh Ji Birthday Celebrated

When is Guru Gobind Singh 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 …

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Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti in India

Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti in India

Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti in India: 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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Tenth Sikh Guru: Guru Gobind Singh’s Life Overview

Tenth Sikh Guru: 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 …

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Guru Gobind Singh: The New Panth in Sikhism – Khalsa

Guru Gobind Singh - The New Panth

Guru Gobind Singh: The New Panth in Sikhism – Khalsa – 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 …

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Guru Nanak Jayanti Date: Gurpurab Date

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The Sikhs celebrate Guru Nanak Jayanti as the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. The festival is celebrated across the world with great pride, honor and respect. Guru Nanak Dev was the first Sikh guru and founder of the Sikhism religion. Apart from the followers of Sikhism, Guru Nanak Dev was admired by Punjabi Hindus and Sahajdhari Sindhis residing …

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Regional Celebrations of Baisakhi New Year

Regional Celebrations of Baisakhi

Auspicious day of Baisakhi is celebrated in various regions of India by different names and different rituals. This is because the day of Baisakhi holds special significance for Hindus along with Sikhs. For Hindus, April 13th mark the time for New Year and they celebrate the day with rituals like bathing, partying and worshiping. Another legend associated with the day …

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Guru Nanak Jayanti Celebrations: Gurpurab

Guru Nanak Jayanti Celebrations: Sikh Culture & Tradition

Guru Nanak Jayanti Celebrations: is a country of myriad festivals and celebrations. Festivals lend joy and zest to the monotonous cycle of everyday life, providing entertainment and enrichment through music and melodies, dances and rhythms of a meaningful life. Here we will discuss briefly the celebration of Guru Nanak’s Jayanti. Anniversaries associated with the lives of the Sikh Gurus are …

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Guru Nanak Jayanti Recipes: Gurpurab Recipes

Guru Nanak Jayanti Recipes: Gurpurab Recipes

Food forms the main attraction of any festival or occasion and Guru Nanak Jayanti is no exception. The festival is celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the first Sikh guru and the founder of Sikhism. Celebrations take place on a large scale in Punjab, Haryana and other parts of the world where Sikhs reside. Processions …

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