Guru Nanak


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Guru Nanak

(ˈnaːˌnʌk)
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(Biography) 1469–1539, Indian religious leader and founder of Sikhism. Born near Lahore in India, he spent many years as a missionary before returning to the Punjab, where he gained many followers. See also Ten Gurus
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Noun1.Guru Nanak - Indian religious leader who founded Sikhism in dissent from the caste system of Hinduism; he taught that all men had a right to search for knowledge of God and that spiritual liberation could be attained by meditating on the name of God (1469-1538)
Sikhism - the doctrines of a monotheistic religion founded in northern India in the 16th century by Guru Nanak and combining elements of Hinduism and Islam
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Once opened, this corridor will allow Sikh pilgrims direct access to the historic Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur in Pakistan, where Guru Nanak Dev passed away in 1539.
LAHORE -- Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed said on Sunday that on the occasion of 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak, the Nankana Sahib railway station would be renamed as Baba Guru Nanak Railway Station.
Baba Guru Nanak was influenced by Islam's philosophy of Tauheed (Oneness of God), she added.
Hosting the convention on behalf of the Committee for Religious Tourism and Heritage ahead of Baba Guru Nanak's 550th birth anniversary, the governor urged the Sikh community in Pakistan, India and the world over to voice concern at human rights violations in Kashmir as 'no religion preaches injustice to anyone'.
Addressing International Sikh Convention in connection with 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak in Lahore on Saturday, he said the initiative of Kartarpur Corridor was taken by Prime Minister Imran Khan to facilitate the Sikh community to visit Gurdawara Darbar Sahib Kartaprur.
Summary: Islamabad [Pakistan], Aug 29 (ANI): Authorities here have decided to start the process of issuance of visas to Sikh pilgrims from India and around the world to attend the 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak in Nankana Sahib, on September 1.
Thousands of worshippers came to the centre of Oldbury on Sunday ahead of a parade put together to celebrate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji.
"The level of friendship and cooperation is demonstrated very well with the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will receive the Zayed medal, the highest civilian award of the UAE," he said during the celebrations for the 550th birth anniversary of Sikh religion founder Guru Nanak Dev, held at the India Social and Cultural Centre (ISC).
The University of Birmingham is hosting five days of celebration to mark the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of the Sikh faith.
NEW DELHI -- Pakistan on Tuesday welcomed the first batch of Indian Sikh pilgrims for Guru Nanak's 550th birth anniversary.
These Pilgrims are scheduled to kick start celebrations of the 550th Birth Anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak from his birth place, Nankana Sahib, Pakistan on Thursday, 01 August 2019, says a press release received here today from India.