When is Guru Nanak Jayanti?

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14, Nov 2016 @ 07:04 PM
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Normally people said as Gurpurab. It is also well known as Guru Nanak Gurpurab, Guru Nanak's Prakash Utsav and Guru Nanak Jayanti. When is Guru Nanak Jayanti 2017 is in 4 November. It is celebrates the birth of the first Sikh Guru, 'Guru Nanak'. This is one of the most sacred festivals in Sikhism. Apart from Sikhs, Hindus and other religions followers of Guru Nanak's philosophy also celebrate this festival.

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Most of the people follow the philosophy Guru Nanak. The holy book Guru Granth Sahib is continuously chanted and carrying the holy book decorated with flowers. Gurpurab is celebrated since morning from various scriptures. Happy Guru Nanak Jayanti and hope the great saint showers his utmost blessings on us!

On Guru Nanak Dev Jayanti all Gurudwaras are well decorated. The day starts with Prabhat Pheris, which are early morning processions that begin from from Gurudwaras. Before the starting of actual Guru Nanak Jayanti, there is a procession known as the ‘Nagarkirtan’ and further led by Panj Pyaras and then the ‘Guru Granth Sahib’ is read for 48 hours.

In this festival People singing devotional songs and carried Sikh flags. The unique sight to watch an amazing display of swordsmanship and martial arts. People massively take part in offering food and also doing Seva of God. After all celebrations and Langar there is a prayer session arranged in the evening time. Once the Puja is over, Karah Parasaad is prepared and served among-st everyone in Guru Nanak Jayanti.

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