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Title :
Happy Gurupurab
Objective :
550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak ji.
Colour Scheme :
Guru Nanak Dev ji Photo.
Date :
23rd November
Related to :
Gurpurab or Guru Nanak Jayanti is the celebration of the birth of the first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak, who laid the foundation of Sikhism.
Connect Date :
Kartik Purnima (Fullmoon) in 1469.
Connect Place :
Talwandi, a village about 65 kilometers west of Lahore, now in Pakistan.
Special :
He set up a unique spiritual, social, and political platform based on equality, fraternal love, goodness, and virtue. His words are enshrined as 974 poetic hymns in the Guru Granth Sahib.
More Info :
Guru Nanak ji came in contact with Mardana, a Muslim servant. Together they organised gatherings for Hindus and Muslims where they sang hymns to praise the creator. He said that a constant remembrance of God, called naamsimran, is the only way to liberation.