Photo Gallery: Nation celebrates Guru Nanak Jayanti with full festive fervour

Zee Media Bureau | Nov 12, 2019, 12:37 PM IST

Gurupurab festivity in full swing

The auspicious occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti gripped the nation as devotees thronged Gurdwaras in huge numbers. The festivity, also known as Gurupurab, Guru Nanak Jayanti Prakash Parv or Utsav marks the birth anniversary of first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak Dev Ji. This year, it is being celebrated on November 12 and the devotees partake in preparations days ahead of the special day. For the Sikh community, the day holds greater significance and is revered as one of the most important festivals. In Sikhism, birthdays of the 10 Gurus are observed as major festivals and widely celebrated. It is their teachings which the Sikhs follow to tread on their life path. Check out the photos of Gurupurab celebrations across the nation: 

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Guru Nanak Jayanti celebrations at Bangla Sahib Gurudwara, Delhi

Devotees gather at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib for the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev ji.


Gurupurab celebrations

Devotees visit Gurdwara Ber Sahib in Sultanpur Lodhi for the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev ji.


Guru Nanak Jayanti celebrations in Patna

Devotees offer prayers at Gurudwara Patna Sahib on the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev ji.


Gurupurab celebrations in Punjab

Former Punjab Minister and Congress leader, Navjot Singh Sidhu offers prayers at Gurdwara Nanaksar Verka in Amritsar district.

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