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Monday, November 30, 2020

Know the importance of Gurpurab and its history

Today, Guru Parva is being celebrated in a 
devout manner across the country. Today is the birth anniversary of Guru Parv i.e. the founder of Sikhism and the first Guru of Sikhs. His birthday Prakash Parv is celebrated every year on the full moon date of Kartik month. Because Nanak Devji removed the evils and evils to fill a new light in the lives of the people.

Nanak was engaged in satsang and contemplation since childhood. He always used to say to people 'Sab tera hai kya mera hai'. That is, everything is divine. He devoted his entire life for the benefit of the people. The lessons learned by them are still inspiring to the people. Know the importance of Guru Parv, how this day is celebrated and the major teachings of Guru Nanak Dev.

History- Nanak Dev, the first Guru of the Sikhs, was born on 30 November 1469 in a Hindu family of Talwandi village situated on the banks of Ravi river in Punjab region. His father's name was Kalyan and mother's name was Trupti Devi. At the age of just 16, Guru Nanak Dev was married to Kanya Sulakhani, a resident of Lakhauki in Gurdaspur district.

Guru Nanak Dev had two sons, one named Srichand and the other named Lakhmi Chand. It was only after the birth of both sons that Guru Nanak Dev, along with his four companions, left the house and started preaching on a rotating basis. He completed three yatra cycles which included the main places of India, Afghanistan, Persia and Arabia.

Guru Nanak Dev also worked to remove evils from the society. He always said that God is in us. It was through these ideas that Guru Nanak tried to bring change in the society. Guru Nanak Dev Ji had established a place called Kartarpur. He died on 22 September 1539.

Guru Nanak Dev is considered the first Guru of Sikhism and Sikhism was founded by Guru Nanak Dev. Guru Nanak is believed to have possessed the qualities of a philosopher, yogi, religious reformer, patriot and poet in his personality. Gurugranth is considered to be the most prominent religious book of the Sikh sect. In Damdama Sahib in 1705, Dashmesh's father Guru Govind Singh Ji completed it by adding 116 words of Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji. It has a total of 1430 pages.

How Guru Nanak Jayanti is celebrated - On this day all the gurudwaras are decorated with lights and lights of lamps, as well as special langars are arranged in the gurudwaras today. After this, on the day of Guru Purnima / Prakash Parv / Guruparab, Prabhatferi is taken out with the morning kirtan.

The city kirtan is led by Guru Pancha Pyare. Prabhatferi starts from the gurudwara and returns to the gurudwara after turning around in the city. After this huge langar is organized. It is said that two days before the Guru Nanak Jayanti, an unbroken recitation of Guru Granth Sahib is organized at the gurdwaras.

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