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Guru Nanak Jayanti day observed, today

Radio Nepal 12 Nov, 2019 2:20 pm

November 12 : The 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak is observed today by organising several programmes.

Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism, was born in Panjab of Pakistan on the day of Kattik Shukla Purnima  in 1526 BS (15 April 1469 AD). He wrote ‘Guru Granth Sahib’, the religious text of Sikhism. He was the person who advocated for humanity going beyond the interests of a specific community or caste. According to Swami Gokulananda, the ‘Guru Granth Sahib’ was recited and saints and hermits were offered food at Pashupati on the occasion of the Nanak Jayanti today.

Likewise, programmes were held at Guru Nanak’s shrines at Bhashmeshwor of Pashupati, in Gyaneshwor and Thapathali to pay homage to the founder of Sikhism.

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