Guru Nanak Jayanti 2022: When is Guru Nanak Jayanti? Know the history and importance of Guru Purab

Guru Nanak Jayanti 2022: Guru Nanak Jayanti is on 8th November in the year 2022. According to the Panchang, Guru Nanak Jayanti is celebrated on the full moon day of Kartik month, it is called Guru Purab or Prakash Parv. For the people of Sikh religion, this day is no less than a festival. On this day, programs and city kirtans are organized by the Sikhs on a large scale with gaiety.

The preparations for this special day start much in advance. Prabhat pheris are taken out on this day. These days people serve in Gurudwaras. Know today the history and importance of this special day…

History of Guru Nanak Jayanti

According to the information, Guru Nanak Dev Ji is considered to be the first Guru of Sikhism. He is also known as Nanak Dev, Baba Nanak and Nanak Shah. He is called Nanak Lama in the regions of Ladakh and Tibet. Guru Nanak Dev was born in the year 1526 on the day of Kartik Purnima. This day is celebrated as the festival of lights. Guru Nanak ji has given many teachings related to life, which people follow even today. Guru Nanak Dev was born in Bhoi Ki Talwandi. This place is also called Rai Bhoi di Talwandi. Let us tell you that now this place is in Nankana Sahib of Pakistan. This place was named after Guru Nanak Dev. Let us tell that the ‘Nankana Sahib’ Gurdwara was built by Raja Maharaja Ranjit Singh.

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It is worth mentioning that Guru Nanak Dev Ji had laid the foundation of Sikh society. Guru Nanak ji is considered the first Guru of the Sikh community and the founder of this religion. Apart from India, Guru Nanak Dev Ji has also given sermons in Afghanistan, Iran and Arab countries. Talking about his personal life, he got married at the age of 16 to Sulakhani. They had two sons, Srichand and Lakhmidas.

Guru Nanak Dev devoted his life to the welfare of human society. Prakan festival is celebrated on the date of his birth. (Disclaimer: The information and information given in this article is based on general information. Hindi news18 does not confirm the same. Before implementing these, please contact the concerned expert.)

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