Guru Nanak Jayanti 2021: Significance and importance of the auspicious day- Guru Purub

written by Ritika Nath | November 18, 2021

Guru Nanak Jayanti (Guru Nanak Jayanti 2021) is observed this year on November 19. After Diwali, which is celebrated on the new moon of the Kartik month (Kartik Maas 2021), Guru Nanak Jayanti is celebrated fifteen days later, on the full moon day of Kartik (Kartik Purnima 2021 Date).

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In addition, a large-scale Sikh programme is being planned, with preparations beginning a month in advance. People now actively participate in Gurudwara service programmes.

People begin preparing for the Prabhat Feri (or morning march) fifteen days before Guru Purab on every morning because this festival is celebrated with great zeal in the Sikh community.

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Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the first Guru of Sikhism, was born on 1469 AD. Guru Nanak Dev was born in Bhoi ki Talwandi, also known as Rai Bhoi di Talwandi. Although this location is now in Nankana Sahib in Pakistan's Punjab province.

On Guru Nanak Jayanti, a langar and Shabad-Kirtan are held in the Gurdwara for devotees. Rumala is traditionally served in Gurudwaras on this day. With their reverence on this day, devotees perform some service in the Gurudwara. Having the opportunity to serve here is highly regarded. In addition, they recite Gurbani on this day.

The Importance of Guru Nanak Jayanti

Two days before Guru Nanak Jayanti, the Akhand Path (reading of the Guru Granth Sahib for 48 hours) is held.

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One day before the Guruparab celebrations, a Nagarkirtan is also held.

Furthermore, on Guru Nanak Jayanti, Sikhs take an oath to follow Guru Nanak Dev's teachings, which include overcoming the five emotions of lust, anger, greed, attachment, and pride.

Here are some of the religious song released by Punjabi singers you can listen to make your Guru Nanak Jayanta more special:

Diljit Dosanjh's '𝐃𝐇𝐈𝐀𝐀𝐍 𝐃𝐇𝐀𝐑 • 𝐌𝐄𝐇𝐒𝐎𝐎𝐒 𝐊𝐀𝐑'


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Nimrat Khaira's MOOL MANTAR

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