Guru Nanak Gurupurab : History And Significance of Gurpurab’s Sacred Day

ਸਤਿਗੁਰ ਨਾਨਕ ਪ੍ਰਗਟਿਆ ਮਿਟੀ ਧੁੰਧੁ ਜਗਿ ਚਾਨਣੁ ਹੋਆ।
ਜਿਉ ਕਰਿ ਸੂਰਜੁ ਨਿਕਲਿਆ ਤਾਰੇ ਛਪਿ ਅੰਧੇਰੁ ਪਲੋਆ।

Today is a big day for the whole world because today is the birthday of our first Guru “Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji”. Guru Nanak Dev Ji the founder of Sikhism because he is the first one who organises this religion “Sikh” & teaching people the message of Ik Onkar (ੴ, ‘one God’).


Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji was born on 15 April 1469 in Nat Rāi Bhoi Kī Talvaṇḍī village in Lahore, although according to one tradition His birth is celebrated worldwide as Guru Nanak Gurpurab on Katak Pooranmashi (‘full-moon of Kattak’), i.e. October–November. He took birth

Mural painting of Guru Nanak from Gurdwara Baba Atal Rai

Nanak dev Ji was a great Indian spiritual leader who believe in harmony and meditation in the name of a divine soul. He always spread humanity and taught common people about their religion. Our First guru breathed his last in Kartarpur pakistan on 22 September 1539 . His teaching didn’t die with him and it is passed to another generation, his teaching is included in “guru Granth sahib g” which is holy book of Sikhs .

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How People Celebrate Gurupurab?

So on the occasion of GuruPurab people blow out candles in their houses and Go to Gurudwara Sahib for Worship, Not only Gurudwaras but people also decorated their homes. The Gurudwaras hold te Akhand Path of the Shri Guru Granth Sahib, also on the auspicious day, people carry processions from the Gurudwara, Moreover, People go to Shri Darbar Sahib, Amritsar on this occasion because We can see Decoration & Vibe of Darbar Sahib is on another level, Chanting of “Waheguru-Waheguru” all around you makes a lifetime experience.

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