Published on: November 19, 2021
Guru Nanak Dev Ji Jayanti/ Guru Nanak Dev Ji Gurpurab celebrates the birth of the first Sikh guru, Guru Nanak.
- Guru Nanak Dev
- was born in 1469 in Rai-Bhoi-di Talwandi
- was the founder of Sikhism (Sikh religion)
- first of the ten Sikh gurus.
- Teachings in One God are comprised in Guru Granth Sahib (the Holy Book of Sikhism).
- Date varies every year (Kartik Purnima as per the lunar calendar)
- Most significant occasion among Sikhs
- Honours his teachings, preaching, life, achievements, and his legacy.
- Celebrations begin two days prior with a 48-hours-non-stop reading of Guru Granth Sahib (Akandh Path).