Guru Nanak’s Prakash Utsav and Guru Nanak Jayanti, celebrates the birth of the first Sikh Guru , Guru Nanak. This is one of the most sacred festivals in
The festivities in the Sikh religion revolve around the anniversaries of the 10 Sikh Gurus. These Gurus were responsible for shaping the beliefs of the Sikhs. Their birthdays, known as
Gurpurab (or Gurpurb), are occasions for celebration and prayer among the Sikhs.
Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism , was born on April 15, 1469 in Rai-Bhoi-di Talwandi in the present Shekhupura District of Pakistan , now Nankana Sahib .
His birth is celebrated on Kartik Poornima , the full moon day in the month of Kartik. In the Gregorian Calendar , the celebration usually falls in the month of November, but its date varies from year to year, based on the traditional dates of the Indian calendar.
ज्यो कर सूरज निकलेया..
तारे छुपे हनेर प्लोवा..
मिटी ढूंड जग चानन होवा..
काल तार्न गुरु नानक अइया..
गुरु नानक देव जी दे
प्रकाश उत्सव दी लाख-लाख वादाइया.
नानक नीच कहे विचार,
वेरिया ना जाव एक वार,
जो टूड भावे सई भली कार,
तू सदा सलामत निरंकार
गुरपूर्ब् डी लाख लाख वाड़ाई..!!