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Sikhs Celebrating Guru Nanak Dev Ji Gurupurub on 10 Nov 2011

Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji Gurpurab

Sikh community all over the world will be celebrating the pious event of Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s Gurupurab (Birthday) on the 10 November, 2011. Guru Nanak Dev Ji is the first guru of Sikhism out of the 10 gurus.

Guru Nanak Dev Ji is honored as the founder of the Sikhism. The great saint was born in 1469 in Rai Bho Di Talwandi, which is presently in the Shekhupura district of Pakistan. Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s birth place is called Gurudwara Nankana Sahib. Birthday of the Guru Nanak Dev Ji is celebrated on the Kartik Poornima, full moon night of Kartik Month.

Guru Nanak Dev Ji Gurpurab will be celebrated all over the world with great enthusiasm and zeal. All gurudwaras will be organizing 48 hours long reciting of Guru Granth Sahib Ji(Holy Book of Sikhism) also called Akhand Path. A mass procession will also be organized with five Panj Pyaras as the head, and all other devotees will be reciting the shabads, holy teachings written by Guru Nanak Dev ji also called Gurbani.

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