Tag Archives: Guru Nanak Dev

India wants Nepal to promote Sikh shrine

Kathmandu, Nepal: India today suggested to Nepal that it could promote Bishnumati River Guru Nanak shrine, visited by the first Sikh Guru 500 years ago, as a centre for religious tourism. Guru Nanak Dev visited the river bank in Kathmandu 497 years ago when the Malla dynasty was ruling Nepal, said Pritam Singh of Guru Nanak Satsang in Kathmandu. When the ...

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Gurpurb celebrated with fervour in city

Jalandhar, Punjab: That the Gurus’ message still reverberates in homes and scriptures are read with respect by the big and small in many Sikh families – even in this age of technology invasion and myriad computer-borne distractions – brings a calming effect for those who know the importance of an existence rooted in faith. As the city sparkled with festivities and ...

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Guru Nanak Dev’s birth anniversary celebrated

Amritsar, Punjab: The SGPC, Khalsa College Governing Council (KCGC) and Chief Khalsa Diwan Charitable Society today organised nagar kirtans on the eve of the 545th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism, today. Devotees, including children, participated with dedication in the procession. The SGPC organised a nagar kirtan, which after offering ardas at the Akal Takht went through ...

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Ode to Guru Nanak: digitalised paintings bring alive guru’s sojourn

Amritsar, Punjab: The ostentation of more than 25 digitalised ‘fresco’ paintings depicting the life of Guru Nanak Dev and his principles are on display at the Central Sikh Museum (Ajaib Ghar), in the Golden Temple complex. The museum is dedicated exclusively to Guru Nanak Dev, the first Sikh guru. The digitalised paintings have been termed as ‘Janam Sakhi’ by the museum ...

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Pak denies 379 pilgrims visa to Nankana Sahib

Amritsar, Punjab: Following the denial of visa to 379 SGPC members, a 774-member jatha will leave for Pakistan tomorrow to celebrate Guru Nanak Dev’s birth anniversary at Sri Nankana Sahib on November 17. The SGPC had submitted a list of 1,153 pilgrims to the Pakistan High Commission, seeking visas for them to attend Gurpurb celebrations. However, 379 pilgrims didn’t get the ...

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