Monday, August 3, 2015

Guru Nanak Jayanti 2015

Guru Nanak Jayanti 2015 will be celebrated on November 25. Celebrated as the birth anniversary of first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak Dev Ji, this day portrays the purity of Sikhism and true meaning of selfless humanity. 

Guru Nanak Jayanti is celebrated as the birth anniversary of first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak. Here, in this article we will understand the importance and significance of this day by taking a sneak peek into each and every aspect of Guru Nanak Jayanti.

Guru Nanak Jayanti is also known as Prakash Utsav and Gurupurab. Apart from Sikhs, this great festival is celebrated by followers of Guru Nanak and Nanakpanthi Hindus, as well. Almost all Sikh festivals are celebrated as the birth anniversaries of their ten pious Gurus. Festival of celebrating birthday of Sikh Guru is considered as ‘Gurpurb’.this festival Sikh men's  and women's  wear traditional clothes. Men's  wear dothi and women's wear traditional silk saree.

Guru Nanak Dev is the founder of Sikhism and for this very reason, he is known as the first Guru of Sikhs. He was born on April 15, 1469, at Rai-Bhoi-Di Talwandi, which is now at Sheikhupura, a district of Pakistan and now known as Nankana Sahib. According to traditional Hindu lunar calendar, his birthday is celebrated on Kartik Purnima (full Moon night in Hindu month Kartik).

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