Guru Nanak Jayanti 2021, When Is Guru Nanak Jayanti 2021? History, Significance, Quotes And Ideas To Celebrate Guru Nanak Jayanti

Guru Nanak Jayanti 2021: People in Punjab, Haryana, and Chandigarh celebrate Guru Nanak Jayanti every year. Guru Nanak Jayanti 2021 is celebrated on 19 November 2021, Sunday. Get details about the Guru Nanak Jayanti 2021 History, Significance, and other details about the day by glancing at the content in the article. 

Ritu Rathi | Updated Nov 18, 2021 08:55 AM

Guru Nanak Jayanti 2021, When Is Guru Nanak Jayanti 2021? History, Significance, Quotes And Ideas To Celebrate Guru Nanak Jayanti

Guru Nanak Jayanti 2021

Guru Nanak Jayanti is a Sacred Festival celebrated in Sikhism and Guru Nanak Jayanti 2021 falls on 19 November 2021. This marks the birth of the first Sikh Guru and Sindhi Community. The Guru Nanak Jayanti is celebrated in the state of Punjab, Haryana, and Chandigarh. 

Guru Nanak Jayanti 2021
Date 19 November 2021
Day Friday
States Punjab, Haryana, and Chandigarh

Guru Nanak Jayanti History

Guru Nanak Dev was the founder of of the Sikhism religion and the first of the Sikh Gurus. He was born in 1469 at Nankana Sahib. His birth was a mark of divinity and his birth anniversary is celebrated worldwide on the day of Kartik Purnima.

Guru Nanak Dev believed that an individual can connect to God through sincere prayers. He does not need encourage traditions that included sacrifices. All his teachings and preachings are composed to form the sacred book called Guru Granth Sahib. The main verses from the Guru Granth Sahib says that the creator of the universe was one. The verses also preach selfless service to humanity for prosperity and social justice. Guru Nanak Jayanti is celebrated to honour the life of Guru Nanak Dev, his achievements, and legacy.

Guru Nanak Jayanti Significance

Guru Nanak Jayanti is a Sacred Festival celebrated in Sikhism and Guru Nanak Jayanti 2021 falls on 19 November 2021. This marks the birth of the first Sikh Guru and Sindhi Community. The Guru Nanak Jayanti is celebrated in the state of Punjab, Haryana, and Chandigarh. Guru Nanak Dev believed that an individual can connect to God through sincere prayers. He does not need encourage traditions that included sacrifices. All his teachings and preachings are composed to form the sacred book called Guru Granth Sahib. The main verses from the Guru Granth Sahib says that the creator of the universe was one. The verses also preach selfless service to humanity for prosperity and social justice. Guru Nanak Jayanti is celebrated to honour the life of Guru Nanak Dev, his achievements, and legacy.

Who is Guru Nanak?

Nanak was born on April 15th, 1469. His father was a Talwandi village accountant. Nanak had an elder sister, who, in 1475, married Jai Ram. Nanak initially began to live with his brother-in-law and sister. He began work under Daulat Khan Lodi at 16. He married Mata Sulakkani on 24 September 1487.

How is Guru Nanak Jayanti Celebrated?

Guru Nanak Jayanti is a jubilantly celebrated three-day holiday. Akhand Route in Gurudwaras is arranged at the Gurudwaras. Akhand Path is a tradition in which the Sikh community 's sacred book is continually read over 48 hours. Citizens will hold a procession led by Panj Pyaras on the eve of this precious festival.

During the procession, the Sikh flag will be carried throughout the state of Punjab. The people will be singing Asa-di-Var early in the morning on the festival day. Priests in Gurudwaras will recite poems. In the afternoon, Langar is ready. Friends, families, and relatives will have lunch together at this special community. During this particular day, devotees will sing holy songs.

Guru Nanak Jayanti: Dates in upcoming years

This year Guru Nanak Jayanti is celebrated on 19 November 2021. Now let's see when Guru Nanak Jayanti falls in the upcoming years.

2022: Guru Nanak Jayanti will be celebrated on 8 November 2022 (Tuesday)

2023: Guru Nanak Jayanti will be celebrated on 27 November  2023 (Monday)

2024: Guru Nanak Jayanti will be celebrated on 15 November 2024 (Friday)

2025: Guru Nanak Jayanti will be celebrated on 5 November 2025 (Wednesday)

Guru Nanak Jayanti in Nankana Sahib

Celebrations for the festival would be particularly different at Guru Nanak 's birthplace, Nankana Sahib. Various activities will be planned by the Managing Committee, and devotees from around the world will be attending to receive blessings. Devotees are served by volunteers at Langar. Also, Karah Prasad is distributed to the people who attend this great event.

Guru Nanak Jayanti – Global Celebration

Guru Nanak Jayanti is celebrated in many countries such as the UK, the USA, and Canada. Members of the community will visit the nearest Gurudwaras to present special prayers and pay homage to Guru Nanak 's great teachings.

List of All holidays in November 2021

Date Day Holiday
1 November 2021 Monday Kut, Puducherry Liberation Day, Haryana Day, Karnataka Rajyotsava, Kerala Piravi
4 November 2021 Thursday Diwali, Naraka Chaturdashi, Lakshmi Puja, Kali Puja
5 November 2021 Friday Deepavali Holiday, Vikram Samvat New Year, Govardhan Puja, Ningol Chakouba, Balipadyami Deepavali
6 November 2021 Saturday Bhai Dooj
10 November 2021 Wednesday Chhath Puja
11 November 2021 Thursday Chhath Puja holiday
19 November 2021 Friday Karthika Purnima, Guru Nanak Jayanti
22 November 2021 Monday Kanakadasa Jayanti
23 November 2021 Tuesday Seng Kut Snem
24 November 2021 Wednesday Lachit Divas, Martyrdom day of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji
28 November to 6 December 2021 Sunday to Monday Hanukkah

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Guru Nanak Jayanti 2021- FAQ

1. When is the Guru Nanak Jayanti 2020 celebrated?

Guru Nanak Jayanti 2020 is celebrated on 29 November 2020

2. How is Guru Nanak Jayanti Celebrated?

Guru Nanak Jayanti is a jubilantly celebrated three-day holiday. Akhand Route in Gurudwaras is arranged at the Gurudwaras. Akhand Path is a tradition in which the Sikh community 's sacred book is continually read over 48 hours. Citizens will hold a procession led by Panj Pyaras on the eve of this precious festival.

3. Is Guru Nanak Jayanti is celebrated globally?

Yes, Guru Nanak Jayanti is celebrated in many countries such as the UK, the USA, and Canada. Members of the community will visit the nearest Gurudwaras to present special prayers and pay homage to Guru Nanak 's great teachings.

4. When is Guru Nanak Jayanti is celebrated in 2021?

Guru Nanak Jayanti will be celebrated on 18 November 2021 (Thursday).

5. When is Guru Nanak Jayanti is celebrated in 2025?

Guru Nanak Jayanti will be celebrated on 4 November 2025 (Tuesday).