Guru Nanak was the founder of the religion of Sikhism and the first of the Sikh Gurus. His birth is celebrated as Guru Nanak Jayanti worldwide on the day of Kartik Purnima. Read our post “Guru Nanak Jayanti 2016- Guru Nanak Birthday Date, Quotes, Images” to know more.
Guru Nanak Sahib was born on 15th April, 1469 at Rai-Bhoi-di Talwandi in the present district of Shekhupura (Pakistan), now Nanakana Sahib.
Every year Indian Sikhs will arrive in Pakistan to celebrate the 546th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism, at his birthplace Nankana Sahib near here in Punjab province.
Which Regions in India Observes Holiday on Guru Nanak Jayanti
In India These regions observes Holiday:- Arunachal pradesh, Assam, Chandigarah, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Kerala, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Madhya pradesh, Nagaland, Punjab, Rajasthan, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal.
Guru Nanak Jayanti Timings
Purnima Tithi Ends = 19:22 on 14/Nov/2016
Gurbani recital on the occassion of of Birthday of Guru Nanak Dev-ji
Guru Nanak Birthday Images
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