Guru Nanak Jayanti.

Guru Nanak Jayanti.

Guru Nanak Jayanti celebrates the birthday of Guru Nanak Dev the first Sikh guru and the founder of Sikhism. It is the most sacred festival of the Sikhs community. The festival is celebrated with great religious fervor, dedication, and devotion across India, mainly in the states of Punjab, and Haryana, and abroad. This holy occasion is observed on the full moon day in the month of Kartik as per the Hindu calendar. The Sikhs consider distributing free sweets and lunch as a part of Seva (service) and bhakti (devotion). The food is served to all people irrespective of caste or religion. The Sikh people will do singing hymns on the eve of Guru Nanak Jayanthi. However, Sikhs used to read a sacred book for a continuous 48 hours in the Gurudwaras. According to Sikh people and theories, the theory of incarnation doesn’t include in Sikhism. Only the Concept of Guru will be in Sikhism. According to Sikh people, Guru is a Spiritual soul. The Guru Nanak Dev is worshipped by all the Sikhs in India and abroad. Guru Nanak Dev died on the 22nd of September, 1539.