Tag Archives: Nagar Kirtan

The light of Guru Granth Sahib spreads far

Amritsar, Punjab: In 1604 began the journey of Guru Granth Sahib from Gurdwara Ramsar Sahib to Harmandar Sahib, where the first “parkash” (sermon) of the Sikh scripture was done, and has since continued through the centuries. Commemorating this historic journey, Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on Sunday organised a religious procession here though the same route, during which voluntary organisation ...

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Sikh procession to celebrate martyr in South Salem

New York,USA: South Salem will be a musical, colorful sight Sunday as Sikhs from across the West Coast will gather for a a nagar kirtan, a religious procession set to hymns. This weekend’s parade is the seventh annual event the Dasmesh Darbar Sikh Temple will host in celebration of the martyrdom of the Sikhs’ fifth Guru. The procession will begin at ...

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Community leaders invited to Sikh temple in Southampton

UK: Community leaders from across Southampton were invited to a Sikh temple to discover more about upcoming celebrations in the city. The Mayor of Southampton, Cllr Derek Burke, was joined by others at a meet and greet at the Gurdwara Nanaksar in Bevois Valley to discover more about Vaisakhi, the Sikh festival which takes place on Sunday, April 14. Visitors ...

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It’s sea of emotions as Bangalore observes Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s Gurpurab

 Bangalore,India:With Guru Nanak Gurpurab around the corner, celebrations have started with Nagar Kirtan. On Sunday, the Sikh community in the city took out a procession from the Gurdwara in Ulsoor all the way till Commercial Street. Devotees sang bhajans and chanted the name of Guru Nanak during the march. Mahinder Singh, a volunteer with Gurdwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha, said: “Everybody ...

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Sikh devotees observe Guru Tegh Bahadur’s Shaheedi diwas in Amritsar

Amritsar, Punjab: Devout Sikhs participated in a ‘Nagar Kirtan’ procession and sang hymns here on the occasion of the 337th shaheedi anniversary of the ninth Sikh Guru Tegh Bahadur ji. A large number of Sikh devotees gathered at the Golden Temple in Amritsar to celebrate the festival with great aplomb and fervour. “The ninth Guru of Sikhs, Sri Guru Tegh ...

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