One such pious day is Guru Nanak Jayanti. This year Guru Nanak Jayanti is celebrated on 8th November which is on the auspicious occasion of Kartik Purnima, the full moon day.Interestingly Guru Nanak Ji Dev was born on Kartik Purnima.
Guru Nanak Jayanti is celebrated with immense fervor devotion and happiness not only in India but countries across the seven seas.
It marks the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Ji Dev, the founder of Sikhism.
The festival is also popularly known as Guru Purab. The Sikh Community visit Gurudwaras and offer prayers. Kirtans are also organized in many parts of India and abroad, and people recall Guru Nanak Dev’s teachings while trying to incorporate them into their lives.
Notably, on this day, Gurudwaras offer Langar, free food served to all irrespective of caste creed and religion.
Mumbai Sikh Community celebrate Guru Nanak Jayanti Gurudwaras serve Langar-free food.
Guru Singh Sabha Bandra Khar celebrated Guru Nanak Jayanti in absolute tradition. Gurudwaras were lavishly illuminated. The Sikhs were attired in true traditional wear giving it a treat to watch.