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Updated: 9/18/2021
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  • On Gurunanak Jayanti, the whole Sikh community gathers at Gurudwaras to sing hymns on this day.
  • The festival actually starts 48 hours before the full moon day. The Gurus start with 48 hours of nonstop reading of the Guru Granth Sahib.
  • In this procession, the Panj Pyaras (Five Beloved Ones) carry the flag Nishan Sahib (Sikh flag) and the Palki (the Palanquin on which the Guru Granth Sahib is carried around) .
  • On the day before the birthday, a procession is organised.
  • Even the ‘Gatka’ teams display their swordsmanship through various martial arts and mock battles using traditional weapons during this Sikh festival.
  • The procession is then followed by singers singing hymns.
  • This time we are celebrating Gurunanak Jayanti on 19th November