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BABA BANDA SINGH BAHADUR JI: THE FOUNDER OF SIKH RULE ON HIS 304TH MARTYRDOM ANNIVERSARY

Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Ji (1670-1716), a brave Sikh warrior and founder of the Sikh Rule in Punjab was born on October 27, 1670 at Rajauri in Punchh District of Jammu and Kashmir. 

YATRA OF GURDWARA SRI HEMKUNT SAHIB: THE CHERISHED DREAM OF ALL THE SIKHS

 Every year lacs and lacs of Sikh pilgrims pay their obeisance at Gurdwara Sri Hemkunt Sahib which is situated in the Himalayas in the Chamoli District of Uttarakhand State of India at a height of about 15,210 feet above the sea level. Hemkunt means ‘Receptacle of Ice’.

Guru Amar Dass Ji: A Great Liberator of Women on his 541st Birth ANNIVERSARY

Sri Guru Amar Das Ji was born on Baisakh Sudi 14, 1636 Bikrami i.e. May 5, 1479 at Basarke Gillan village, which is about 13 kms. south-west from Amritsar, in district Amritsar, Punjab. 

Basant Panchami : A Socio Religious Festival

Basant Panchmi a common festival of all religious groups related with spring season is celebrated all over India, every year, on Panchmi i.e. the fifth day of the bright half of the lunar month of Magha, the eleventh month of the Bikrimi year.

Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji : A Great Social Reformer

          Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji was a great social reformer. He has forbidden observance of Saradhs and Sootak Paatak. The tradition of holding saradhs among the Hindus has been in existence since times immemorial which are held in the memory of the deceased pitters (ancestors) every year in the month of Asu, the seventh desi month which corresponds to the month of September. 

Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji : A Great Social Reformer

       Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji was a great social reformer. He has forbidden observance of Saradhs and Sootak Paatak. The tradition of holding saradhs among the Hindus has been in existence since times immemorial which are held in the memory of the deceased pitters (ancestors) every year in the month of Asu, the seventh desi month which corresponds to the month of September.

SULTANPUR LODHI: A SACRED PLACE FOR THE SIKHS

The town of Sultanpur Lodhi which falls in the present day Kapurthala District of Punjab, is a sacred place for the Sikhs. Among the sacred places relating to Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji (1469-1539) the first prophet-teacher of the Sikhs, in addition to Nankana Sahib, District Nankana Sahib (Pakistan), Kartarpur Sahib, District Narowal (Pakistan) and Dera Baba Nanak, District Gurdaspur of Punjab this town is of paramount importance for the Sikhs.

JAITO DA MORCHA : VICTORY OF SIKHS AFTER UNDERGOING GRUESOME TORTURES

The Sikh history of the 18th century is replete with the martyrdom of Sikhs at the hands of Afghan and Mughal rulers who invaded India which was at that time considered a 'sparrow of gold'. The primary aims of these invaders were to loot the people and convert them to Islam.

Paying Obeisance to Sri Guru Har Krishan Sahib on His 363rd Birth Anniversary on July 26, 2019

 Sri Guru Har Krishan Sahib (1656-1664) the eighth Guru or prophet teacher of the Sikhs was the younger son of Sri Guru Har Rai Sahib (1630-1661) the seventh Guru of the Sikhs and Mata Sulakkhani Ji. 

Sri Guru Arjan Dev Ji Sacrificed His Life to Uphold the Right to Profess one's Religion

        Sri Guru Arjan Dev Ji (1563-1606), the Fifth spiritual mentor of the Sikhs was born on Baisakh Vadi 7, 1620 Bikrimi i.e. April 15, 1563 at Goindval Sahib, which now falls in the present day Tarn Taran district of Punjab. 

PAYING OBEISANCE TO SRI GURU AMAR DAS JI

Sri Guru Amar Das Ji was born on Baisakh Sudi 14, 1636 Bikrami i.e. May 5, 1479 at Basarke Gillan village, which is about 13 kms. south-west from Amritsar, in district Amritsar, Punjab. In his fond memory, in this village at his birth place Gurdwara Sri Janam Asthan Sri Guru Amar Das Ji has been established. 

Paying Obeisance to Sri Guru Angad Dev Ji on his 515th Birth Anniversary

The second prophet-teacher of the Sikhs, first known as Lahina Ji and then named 'Angad' by Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji was born on Baisakh Vadi 1, Sammat 1561 Bikrami which corresponded with 31 March, 1504. 

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