Tag Archives: Guru Nanak Dev

Gurdwaras illuminated to celebrate Gurpurb

Jalandhar, Punjab: On the occasion of the Parkash Utsav of Guru Nanak Dev, a nagar kirtan led by the Panj Piaras started from Nirmal Kutia. During the Gurpurb celebrations today, devotees partook of langar arranged by various religious groups. It was for the first time that celebrations were marked with special facilities, which included large-scale parking and temporary toilet arrangements, to ...

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Gold coin unveiled ahead of Gurpurb

Amritsar, Punjab: Paying tributes to the first Sikh Master Guru Nanak Dev on his birth anniversary being celebrated on November 6, a limited edition of gold coins with Sri Guru Nanak Dev picture engraved on it was launched in the holy city by a jewellery firm on Monday. Unveiling the coin, Akal Takht jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh said, “On the pious ...

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Holy union in town wedded to tradition

Batala, Punjab: The sounds of Gurbani from 101 simultaneous Akhand Paths (continuous recitation of the holy book) across the industrial town amplified the spiritual atmosphere of Babe Da Viah, annual festival that this year marks 527th anniversary of the wedding of Guru Nanak Dev. Braving the heat, lakhs of devotees from across the world converged in the town to participate in ...

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Library at Ludhiana’s Sahitya Akademi boasts of rare books

Ludhiana, Punjab: The reference and research library of Punjabi Sahitya Akademi (PSA) a t Ferozpur Road stands out from an ordinary library and is a house to over 45,000 books which exhibits varied ethos of Punjabi language and culture, thanks to its management and members who are guided by 84-year-old librarian Prem Singh Bajaj. Bajaj retired as a principal in 1993 ...

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Art gallery on Sikh Gurus inaugurated

Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab: SGPC president and Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University Chancellor Avtar Singh Makkar inaugurated an art gallery having portraits depicting important events in the lives of Sikh Gurus and their families, in the campus today. The gallery particularly showcases paintings depicting the life of Guru Nanak Dev. Addressing mediapersons, Makkar said at a later stage, the gallery would ...

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