Guru Nanak Jayanti 2020: Know Guru Nanak Jayanti Date, Facts about Guru Nanak

Guru Nanak Jayanti 2020: People in Punjab, Haryana, and Chandigarh celebrate Guru Nanak Jayanti every year. Guru Nanak Jayanti 2020 is celebrated on 30 November 2020, Sunday. Guru Nanak Jayanti is also celebrated in many countries such as the UK, the USA, and Canada. Avail the information on Guru Nanak Jayanti 2020, Guru Nanak Jayanti 2020 Date and about Guru Nanak from this article.

Niranjani | Updated Jun 25, 2020 09:55 AM

Guru Nanak Jayanti 2020: Know Guru Nanak Jayanti Date, Facts about Guru Nanak

Guru Nanak Jayanti 2020

Guru Nanak Jayanti is a famous Sacred Festival celebrated in Sikhism and Guru Nanak Jayanti 2020 falls on 30 November 2020. 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 2020 Date, Day: 

Date: 30 November 2020

Day: Sunday

Holiday: Guru Nanak Jayanti 

States: Punjab, Haryana, and Chandigarh

List of other holidays in November 2020

Date Holiday

November 1, 2020

Kannada Rajyotsava
Kerala Piravi
Puducherry Liberation Day
Haryana Day
November 14, 2020 Diwali/Deepavali
November 16, 2020 Bhai Dooj
November 20, 2020 Chhath Puja

Guru Nanak Jayanti: Dates in upcoming years

This year Guru Nanak Jayanti is celebrated on 29 November 2020. Now let's see when Guru Nanak Jayanti falls in the upcoming years.

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

2022: Guru Nanak Jayanti will be celebrated on 7 November 2022 (Monday)

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

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

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

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 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.

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Guru Nanak Jayanti 2020- 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).