Golden Temple witnesses heavy rush of devotees on Guru Nanak Jayanti

Golden Temple witnesses heavy rush of devotees on Guru Nanak Jayanti

"Guru Nanak Dev Ji's universal message of love, compassion, equality, peace and brotherhood is not restricted to a particular caste, colour, creed, religion or region, but transcends the barriers of time and space, thus making it relevant till eternity", Singh said. The Guru Nanak Jayanti falls in the month of November on 4th day.

Guru Nanak Jayanti or Guruparb is being celebrated across the country today.

Over 2,600 Sikh pilgrims arrived at the Wagah Railway Station here on Thursday from India to take part in the religious and cultural rituals to mark the 549th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak.

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Born in 1469 in Rai-Bhoi-di Talwandi (Nankana Sahib, now in Pakistan), Guru Nanak Dev was the first of the 10 Sikh Gurus. The festival which is one of the sacred amongst all in the Sikh community and is celebrated for nearly 3 days is that time of the year when followers of this religion tend to be most auspicious, go to Gurdwaras to indulge in their religious practices and pray to god for happy and prosperous lives. We will update the latest news here.

Extending his greetings on the occasion, Modi said Guru Nanak was not only the first guru of the Sikhs but also a "guru to the entire world".

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Around 19,000 acres of land situated in Nankana Sahib is controlled by ETPB from which around 17,000 acres of land was leased out to farmers and residents of Nankana Sahib, who were not willing to vacate the land despite after notices were served to them. He said minorities in Pakistan have complete freedom to practice their religion.

Many religious and social organizations had arranged langars for the devotees at these Gurdwaras.

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