Guru Nanak Going Mainstream?
Guru Nanak's birthday is one of Sikhism’s most important holidays. It celebrates the life of the guru who was born in 1469 and at the age of 30, mysteriously disappeared for three days and returned practicing the Sikh faith.
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Holiday Spirit Sikh Style
In the weeks prior, sevadars had worked tirelessly contacting neighboring food pantries, homeless shelters, and schools to really identify those families who needed some extra help this holiday season.
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Hola Mahalla
Hola Mohalla or Hola Mahalla or simply Hola is a Sikh festival that takes place on the first of the lunar month of Chet which usually falls in March.
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Sikh Gurpurab Calendar
Editor's Note: In 2013, Jathedar of Akal Takhat, Giani Gurbachan Singh ji, changed the calendar for the Sikh celebrations. The following celebrations are now observed according to the traditional (Bikrami) calendar: The birth and martyrdom day of Guru Gobind Singh, the death anniversary of Guru Arjan Dev ji, the coronation (Guru Gaddi Diwas) of Siri Guru Granth Sahib and sangrand, the beginning of every month.
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