Guru Nanak Gurpurab!

Today marks the 546th Anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of the religion of Sikhism and the first of the Sikh Gurus. His birth is celebrated worldwide as Guru Nank Gurpurab on the day of Kartik Purnima.

Celebrations will have kicked of on Monday with a forty-eight-hour non-stop reading of the Guru Granth Sahib, the Holy book of the Sikhs.

On the day of the Gurab, celebrations start as early as 4 to 5 am and continue throughout the day up until 1.20 am, the actual birth time of Guru Nanak.

Guru Nank Gurpurab!

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