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Guru Nanak

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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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Summary: Islamabad [Pakistan], Sept 5 (ANI): Pakistan on Wednesday proposed another round of talks for next week to finalise an agreement with India on Kartarpur corridor in view of the 'approaching deadline' of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.
The event will take place at the Galton Valley Pump House, in Smethwick, and has been organised as part of the continuing celebrations of the 550th anniversary of the birth of Guru Nanak Dev Ji.
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.
The International Sikh Convention is being held from August 31 to September 2 on the initiative of Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar to invite suggestions regarding preparations for the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of the Sikhism founder Baba Guru Nanak Dev Ji in Novermber this year.
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.
Sarwan Singh and Hardial Singh Deol have spear headed these activities continuing the tradition of "Langar" started by Guru Nanak Dev the founder of Sikh faith.
HUNDREDS of people came together in Cardiff on Tuesday to celebrate the 550th anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the spiritual founder of Sikhism.
Shri Guru Nanak Dev was the founder of Sikhism,and the first of the ten Sikh gurus.
Muscat: As part of the celebrations to commemorate the 550th Birth Anniversary of Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the Embassy of India and Punjabi Wing of Indian Social Club, in association with the Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee, Oman organised a special event "Talk on Life and Teachings of Shri Guru Nanak Dev ji" on April 28, at the Embassy of India Auditorium in Al Khuwair.
Lahore: A 500-year-old well, believed to have been built during the lifetime of the founder of Sikhism Guru Nanak Dev, has been discovered at the enclosure of a gurdwara on the Kartarpur corridor which will facilitate easy passage of Sikh pilgrims to the historic Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan.
LAHORE -- Sikh pilgrims, who had come to Pakistan from India for the 549th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak Dev Ji, started returning to their country on Friday.

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