Guru Nanak Jayanti
is considered to be the biggest festival of the Sikhs.  Guru Nanak Jayanti
is also known as Guru Parv, Prakash Parv, Guru Purab. Guru Nanak Jayanti is
celebrated every year on the full moon day of Kartik, Prakash Parv. This year, Guru
Parv will be celebrated on Friday, November 19. On this day the first Guru of
the Sikhs, Guru Nanak Dev was born.  It was Guru Nanak Dev who founded

Guru Nanak Jayanti:

This festival is
celebrated with great pomp across the country.  Many months in advance,
the Sikh community gets involved in preparations for the procession and Prabhat
Pheri.  On the day of Guru Parav, Prabhat Pheri is taken out in the
morning, in which hymns and shabads of Guru Nanak Dev are recited.  This
Prabhat Pheri begins with the drums-manjirs.  Not only this, processions
are also organized in many places.  Langar is also organized on a large
scale by the Sikh society.  There are Shabad-Kirtan and Vaak in

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Guru Nanak Jayanti:

 Guru Nanak
Dev was the first Guru of Sikhism.  Guru Nanak Dev was born in 1469 AD.
Nanak ji was born on Kartik Purnima in 1469 in a village named Talwandi
situated on the banks of the Ravi River in Punjab (Pakistan).  However,
this birth place of Guru Nanak ji is now in Nankana Sahib, in the Punjab
province of Pakistan.

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from all over the country and abroad come to visit the famous Gurdwara Nankana
Sahib.  It is said that this Gurudwara was built by Maharaja Ranjit Singh.

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Nanak Dev- Famous Quotes

      God is one and his name is truth.

      Meditate in the peace of your home and the angels of death
will never touch you.

      A person who does not believe in himself can never have
faith in God.

      We should speak only those things which get respect.

      This world is a drama, which has been created in our