Amritsar's Golden Temple lit up on Guru Nanak Jayanti

Amritsar's Golden Temple lit up on Guru Nanak Jayanti

Amritsar's Golden Temple lit up on Guru Nanak Jayanti

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"During his lifetime, Guru Nanak travelled extensively promoting equality, diversity, compassion and tolerance, which became the core principles of Sikhism". This especially day is a birth anniversary of the Guru Nanak Dev ji. The morning session comprises of singing hymns, a Katha session, where teachings of Guru Nanak are recited and ends with "Kirtan".

On the auspicious day of 548th birthday of Guru Nanak, Amritsar's Golden Temple was spectacularly lit up. "Although Guru Nanak Dev's Gurpurab is a day to celebrate and enjoy, we must introspect and ask ourselves that how much of Guru Nanak's principles and teachings we have adopted in our lives", he said. Devotees sing devotional songs and hymns from Sikh scriptures during the grand procession.

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Summary: People also gathered at Gurdwara Singh Shaheedan in Sohana to pay their respects.

Guru Nanak Jayanti or Gurpurab is one of the holiest festivals celebrated by the Sikh community across the world. In a tweet, Mr Modi said people bow to the venerable Sri Guru Nanak Dev and recall his noble thoughts.

Delegations of all three committees of Sikhs included Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (PSGPC), Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee Delhi, Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) of India have sent their delegates for Baba Guru Nanak birth anniversary celebrations.

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