Tag Archives: Uttar Pradesh Sikh Festivals and Events

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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