Guru Nanak Dev Jayanti 2022

Guru Nanak Dev Jayanti falls on November 08, 2022, Tuesday throughout the world.

Mother - Tripti. Father - Kalyan Chand Das Bedi (later known as Mehta Kalu). Sister: Bebe Nanaki. Birth Place - Rai Bhoi Di Talwandi, near Lahore, present day called as Nankana Sahib (now in Pakistan). Birth Year - 1469 (On full moon day).

Wife - mata Sulakkhani. Sons - Sri Chand and Lakhmi Chand. Compilation of Legends and spiritual powers - Janamsakhi.

Founded - Sikhism Holy Book - Guru Granth Sahib containing 974 hymns of Guru Nanak Dev Ji in Punjabi language with script Gurumukhi. Famous Disciple - Bhai Mardana

Teachings of Guru Nanak Dev Ji

1. Vand Chhakna: Meaning, Sharing what you have, with others. This emphasises on the principle of Equality, without any consideration of caste, creed, religion, colour or social status. In the same philosophy Langar Prasad is organised at various locations throughout the world to share and distribute the food to the community.

2. Kirat karna: Meaning, Doing karma. This philosophy emphasises on doing work by way of acquiring skills and earn livelihood. It makes you karmayogi and motivates to desist from idle living and waiting for the fortune.

Teachings of Guru Nanak Dev Ji

3. Naam Japna: Meaning, Remembering God always. This focusses on doing meditation, simran, chanting hymns of Guru Granth Sahib, chanting Waheguru again and again. With this it is believed that the soul remains pure, the negative thoughts are washed out and the positivity of caring for humanity develops.

Teachings of Guru Nanak Dev Ji

Last Days - Kartarpur in Punjab (Pakistan) during 1520s. Final journey to his heavenly abode - 1539. Gurdwara - His last residence was later called Gurdwara, meaning Guru-ka-Dwara (i.e. the courtyard of teacher). Gurdwara means a gateway to reach God. Since Guru Granth Sahib is now the eternal Guru, these places of worship are called Gurdwaras.

Biggest Gurdwara in world - San Jose, California, United States of America Most Famous Gurdwara - Harmandir Sahib (The Golden Temple) Amritsar, Punjab, India Most famous gurdwara in Delhi - Bangla Sahib ( with Amrit Sarovar)

San Jose, California, United States of America

Biggest Gurdwara in world

Harmandir Sahib (The Golden Temple) Amritsar, Punjab, India

Most Famous Gurdwara

Bangla Sahib ( with Amrit Sarovar)

Most famous gurdwara in Delhi