Festivals in November 2017


Indian Festivals in November 2017



There are several important festivals in November that are celebrated in India with special fervour and enthusiasm. Some of them are mentioned herein below:

Gurunanak Jayanti (4 November, 2017): Gurunanak Jayanti, also called Guru Nanak Gurpurab and Guru Nanak's Prakash Utsav is celebrated on the full moon day of the Karthik month. The celebration starts in early morning, around 4-5 a.m. They begin the day with morning hymns which is followed by exposition of the scripture and hymns from the Sikh scriptures, in order to praise the guru. A special community lunch is also arranged at Gurudwara, which they call Langar. In some of the Gurudwaras, the evening prayers and kirtan are also done. They sing Gurbani at 1.20 a.m. as Guru Nanak was born at that particular time.

Last Updated on : September 2, 2017



     


     

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