Special Diwan on Fri and Sun: Guru Nanak Dev Ji Gurpurab in DC Gurdwara (23Nov and 25Nov)
Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Whaeguru Ji Ki Fateh!!
Saadh Sangat Ji, please join all of us to celebrate the Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s Gurupurab with special diwan on Fri, 23-Nov-2018 and on Sun, 25-Nov-2018 in DC Gurdwara. Baljit Kaur Khalsa Jatha will be here for kirtan.
Guru Nanak Gurpurab also known as Guru Nanak’s Prakash Utsav and Guru Nanak Jayanti, celebrates the birth of the first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak Dev Ji. Apart from Sikhs, Hindus and other followers of Guru Nanak’s philosophy also celebrate this festival. Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of Sikhism, was born on April 15, 1469.
Guru Nanak Dev Ji travelled far and wide teaching people the message of one God who dwells in every one of His creations and constitutes the eternal Truth.He set up a unique spiritual, social, and political platform based on equality, fraternal love, goodness, and virtue.
Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s teaching is understood to be practiced in three ways:
- Vaṇḍ Chakko: Sharing with others, helping those with less who are in need
- Kirat Karo: Earning/making a living honestly, without exploitation or fraud
- Naam Japna: Meditating on God’s name to control the five weaknessesof the human personality.
These five weakness are kaam (lust), krodh (rage), lobh (greed), moh(attachment) and ahankar (conceit).
Guru Nanak Dev Ji widely acknowledged to have made four major journeys, spanning thousands of kilometres, the first tour being east towards Bengal,Assam and Manipur, the second south towards Sri Lanka, the third north towards Kashmir, Ladakh, Tibet and Arunachal Pradesh and the final tour west towards Baghdad, Mecca and Medina on the Arabian Peninsula.
Baljit Kaur Khalsa: One of her random videos from youtube
Friday, November 23 – Arambh Akhand Paath at 6:00 AM
7:15 PM to 7:45 PM : Baljit Kaur Khalsa
7:45 PM to 08:30 PM: Bhai Surinder Singh Ji
Followed by Anand Saheb, Ardas, Vaak and Sukhasan
Sunday, November 25 – Samapti Akhand paath at approximately 7:30 AM
Asa Di Vaar – 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Special Kirtan diwan from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM – Kirtan by Baljit Kaur Khalsa Jatha
Followed by Kirtan from Sangat
Kirtan by Bhai Surinder Singh Ji Jatha