Guru Nanak Jayanti, dedicated to the first Sikh Guru - Guru Nanak Dev – is being celebrated across India and parts of the world with great joy. What makes the day more special is that this year will be 550th birth anniversary of the founder of Sikhism. The day is famous Guru Nanank Gurpurab, also called Guru Nanak Dev Jayanti and Guru Nanak Prakash Utsav, one of the most auspicious days and special days for Sikhs around the world. Leaders including PM Modi extended greetings of Guru Nanak Jayanti. Read about inspiring lessons from Guru Nanak Dev's life here. For messages and quotes on Gurpurab, click here.The Gurpurab celebrations begin with prabhat pheris. Prabhat pheris, the early morning processions, begin at the gurudwaras and proceed to the localities with devotees singing hymns. It is led by panj pyaras or the five beloved ones. They carry the Sikh flag, known as the Nishan Sahib and the Palki of Guru Granth Sahib. A 48-hour non-stop reading of Guru Granth Sahib, called the Akhand Path, takes place in the gurdwaras before Gurpurab. The three guiding principles of Guru Nanak Dev are: "Naam japana, kirat karna, vand chhakana", which means to repeat God's name, to be ready to engage in the labour of one's hands and to be willing to share with others what one has gathered. In Sikhism, the festivities centre around the birth anniversaries of the 10 Sikh gurus. After Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Guru, Adi Granth or Guru Granth Sahib, which has all the writings of the gurus, is considered the guru. Guru Nanak's thoughts, views and words have been catalogued in the form of 974 poetic hymns in "Guru Granth Sahib", the holy text of Sikhism. Hundreds of devotees have gathered at the famous Bangla Sahib Gurudwara in Delhi, Harmandir Sahib or Golden temple in Punjab today to celebrate 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev ji. Gurudwaras across the nation have also been decorated with lights to mark the celebrations of Prakash Prav.
Happy Guru Nanak Jayanti: Gurpurab Messages, Wishes, Whatsapp Status, Photos:
Let's make this day joyous and bright. Let's celebrate Guru Nanak Dev ji's birth anniversary and pledge to follow his teachings. Happy Gurpurab 2019.
Wish you and your loved ones a Happy Gurpurab from our family. Have a great day ahead!
Guru Nanak Dev ji said there is one God who dwells in every one of God's creations and constitute the eternal truth. May Gurpurab get you closer to the divine energy.
May Guru Nanak Dev ji bless you and your family with joy, peace and happiness. Happy Guru Nanak Jayanti.
May Guru's grace light up your being. Happy Gurpurab.
Guru Nanak Jayanti diyaan lakh lakh vadaiyaan.
May Guru Nanak Dev Ji inspire you to achieve all your goals, bless you with peace and bestow you with eternal joy and happiness. Happy Gurpurab!
Nanak Naam Jahaaz Hai Jo Chadhe So Uttre Paar! Happy Guru Nanak Jayanti!
On the auspicious occasion of Gurpurab, I wish that you are showered with Guru ji's divine blessings today and forever. Happy Gurpurab!
Rab kehta hai, kisi ko takleef de kar mujhse apni khushi ki dua mat karna, lekin agar kisi ko ik pal ki khushi dete ho to apni takleef ki fiqr mat karna. Happy Prakash Prav!
Heartiest wishes to you and your family on this auspicious occasion. May this Gurpurab bring lots of joy and happiness to your life. Happy Gurpurab.
"Sabhna jiya ka ek daataa So mai visar na jaaee"
May Guru Nanak Birthday!
Enlighten your heart and mind
With knowledge and sanctity
Happy Guru Nanak Jayanti!
Happy Gurpurab to all the Sikhs and to everyone who is a well-wisher of the ideals of Sikhism. Let us all celebrate his janam divas, Prakash Utsav Divas of Guru Nanak Jayanti. Happy Guru Nanak Jayanti!
May his blessings be with you in whatever you do! Happy Guru Nanak Jayanti!
May your be life full of joyful days and may you never encounter any adversity ever with Guru's blessings and warm wishes on Guru Nanak Dev ji's birthday. Happy Gurpurab 2019!
May the name of Wahe Guru be live in your heart. May Guru Ji's divine love and blessings be with you always. Happy Gurpurab 2019!
On the auspicious occasion of Gurpurab, I wish that you are showered with Guru Ji's divine blessings today and forever. Happy Gurpurab.
Happy Guru Nanak Jayanti!
Guru Nanak Dev Quotes
The world is a drama, staged in a dream. - Guru Nanak Dev
Let no man in the world live in delusion. Without a Guru none can cross over to the other shore. - Guru Nanak Dev
What should the yogi have to fear? Trees, plants, and all that is inside and outside is He Himself. - Guru Nanak Dev
Those who have loved are those that have found God. - Guru Nanak Dev
He who has no faith in himself can never have faith in God. - Guru Nanak Dev
Speak only that which will bring you honour. - Guru Nanak Dev
He who regards all men as equals is religious. - Guru Nanak Dev
There is but one God. True is His Name, creative. His personality and immortal His form. He is without fear sans enmity, unborn and self-illumined. By the Guru's grace, he is obtained. - Guru Nanak Dev