Sikh Festivals 2019

Sikh Festivals 2019

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Sikh Festivals 2019  – Sikhism or Sikh is a monotheistic religion originated in Punjab around the 15th century.

sikh festivals 2019

This religion is based on the spiritual teachings of Guru Nanak, the first Sikh Guru and Ten successive Sikh gurus.

The fundamental beliefs of Sikhism are described in the sacred scripture Guru Granth Sahib. Some of the Sikh festivals celebrated are listed below.

Saturday Jan 05, 2019 Guru Gobind Singh Birthday
Sunday Jan 13, 2019 Maghi – Lohri
Wednesday Mar 20, 2019 Holi
Thursday Mar 21, 2019 Hola Mohalla
Sunday Apr 14, 2019 Vaisakhi
Thursday Apr 18, 2019 Birthday of Guru Angad Dev
Sunday Jun 16, 2019 Martyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev Sahib
Sunday Oct 20, 2019 Birth of the Guru Granth
Saturday Oct 26, 2019 Diwali
Tuesday Nov 12, 2019 Guru Nanak Birthday
Sunday Nov 24, 2019 Martyrdom of Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib

There are numerous Sikh fairs and festivals. Some are of local importance as Maghi of Muktsar and Hola Mohalla of Anandpur.

The most important festivals are observed by the Sikhs wherever they are. On such occasions the whole Sikh families of a particular place gather in a gurudwara. It is properly decorated and illuminated.

The Granth is read constantly. Hymns are sung in chorus or by professional Sikh singers. Prayer is said. Sweet pudding (karah prasad) is distributed in the whole congregation. In hot weather sweetened and iced water is served at various places.

Houses are lighted in the evening. A free langar at the main gurudwara is a must for every fair and festival.