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  Sikh Gurus
ri Guru Nanak Dev ji was born in 1469 in Talwandi, a village in the Sheikhupura district, 65 kms.
Guru Nanak believed that while it is essential to elevate man internally, it is equally necessary to uplift the fallen and the downtrodden in actual life.
Guru Nanak directed him to be active as he had to fulfill his mission and organise a community inspired by his religious principles.
www.sikh-history.com /sikhhist/gurus/nanak1.html   (5386 words)

  
  Guru Nanak Sahib Ji, Guru Nanak Dev Ji, First Sikh Guru, First Guru Of Sikhs, Sahib Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji, India
Guru Nanak Sahib (the First Nanak, the founder of Sikhism) was born on 15th April, 1469 at Rai-Bhoi-di Talwandi in the present distrect of Shekhupura (Pakistan), now Nanakana Sahib.
Guru Nanak 's mother was Mata Tripta, a simple, pious and extremely religious woman.
Guru Nanak Sahib settled down at Kartarpur city (now in Pakistan) which was founded by him in 1522 and spent the rest of his life there (1522-1539).
www.sgpc.net /gurus/gurunanak.asp   (957 words)

  
 Guru Nanak Jayanti, Sikh Festival Guru Nanak Jayanti, Nanak Jayanti, Guru Nanak's Bithday.
Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of the Sikh faith, was born in the month of Kartik (October/November), and his birthday is known as Guru Nanak Jayanti.
The anniversaries of Sikh Guru's are known as Gurpurabs (festivals) and are celebrated with devotion and dedication.
Guru Nanak Dev's life served as a beacon light for his age.
festivals.iloveindia.com /gurunanak-jayanti   (806 words)

  
 The Sikhism Home Page: Guru Nanak Dev
The founder of the Sikh religion, Guru Nanak was born on April 15, 1469 in the Western Punjab village of Talwandi.
Guru Nanak choose this medium to propagate his message because it was easily understood by the population of the time.
Thus Guru Angad was ordained as the successor to Guru Nanak.
www.sikhs.org /guru1.htm   (3092 words)

  
 Guru Nanak Dev Ji - Luminous Form of Sri Guru Nanak Sahib
Guru Nanak Sahib is the Highest Ideal being the Supreme Sample of Divine Perfection and being the Supreme Repository of all Divine Excellences.
Sri Guru Nanak Sahib is the Lord of Mercy, is the Friend of the poor and the Protector of the meek, the suppressed and sinful.
Guru Nanak is not Subject to Maya, Prakirti.
www.srigurunanaksahib.org /luminous-form.htm   (975 words)

  
 Guru Nanak Dev Ji
Guru Nanak Dev along with Bhai Mardana and Bhai Bala undertook long tours both in and outside India for spreading the mission of the true "Namm" and expounding the philosophy of the "True Thought".
Guru Nanak Dev also raised his voice for the uplift and parity of the down - trodden, low-caste elements of the human society and that of the womenfolk.
Guru Nanak Dev exalted the status of woman by saying : "It is from women, the condemned one, that we are conceived and it is from her that we are born.
www.sikh.net /SIKHISM/GURUS/GuruNanak.htm   (2363 words)

  
 Manas: Religions: Guru Nanak
In his childhood, Nanak is said to have been precocious; but as he was thought to be an idler in his adolescence, who brought neither fame nor profit to his father, it was suggested that he be married off to a girl by the name of Sulakhni.
Nanak refused the hospitality of his home, and when asked to explain his conduct, it is said that he took out a dry crust of bread from his pocket that he had brought from Lalo’s home.
To the Hindu a Guru, to the Mussulman a Pir.
www.sscnet.ucla.edu /southasia/Religions/gurus/GNanak.html   (1127 words)

  
 Download center Guru Nanak
Guru Nanak was happily married, he loved his wife and eventually had two sons Sri Chand in 1494 and Lakshmi Chand three years later.
Guru Nanak would work during the days, but early in the mornings and late at nights, he would meditate and sing hymns accompanied by Mardana on the rabab (a string instrument).
Guru Nanak choose this medium to propagate his message because it was easily understood by the population of the time.
www.apsahaj.org /gurunanak.htm   (3060 words)

  
 Guru Nanak
Nanak, the Khatri mystic and poet and founder of the Sikh religion, was born in 1469 A.D. in the village of Talwandi on the Ravi, in the Lahore district of Punjab.
Guru Nanak felt that it would be improper to postpone Nama Smarana or remembering the Name of the Lord, even by a single breath, because no one could tell whether the breath that had gone in would come out or not.
It is worshipped by the Sikhs and the Sindhis.
www.sivanandadlshq.org /saints/gurunanak.htm   (3270 words)

  
 Guru Nanak - SikhiWiki, free Sikh encyclopedia.
Guru Nanak (ਗੁਰੂ ਨਾਨਕ, 15 April 1469 - 7 May 1539) is the founder of Sikhism and the first of the ten Gurus of the Sikhs.
Guru Nanak’s path was, is and will ever remain decorated with endless rows of true flowers (songs); he realised TRUTH (God) by singing virtues of GOD (Truthfulness) and of GOD (humanity).
Wherever he went, Guru Nanak spoke out against empty religious rituals, pilgrimages, the caste system, the sacrifice of widows, of depending on books to learn the true religion, and of all the other tenets that were to define his teachings.
www.sikhiwiki.org /index.php?title=Guru_Nanak   (1891 words)

  
 Guru Nanak Jayanti - Guru Nanak Jayanti Festival Information & History.
uru Nanak Dev, the founder of the Sikh faith, was born in the month of Kartik (October/November), and his birthday is known as Guru Nanak Jayanti.
Guru Nanak Dev's life served as a beacon light for his age.
His universal message is as fresh and true even today as it was in the past and Sikhs all over the world, practice what Guru Nanak Dev preached, to reaffirm their beliefs in the teachings of their founder.
festivals.tajonline.com /guru-nanak-jayanti.php   (812 words)

  
 Guru Nanak
Guru Nanak was born in 1469 in the Western Punjab village of Talwandi.
Nanak uttered the famous words of the Japji Sahib (read Thought One for the words and translation) These immortal words are enshrined at the beginning of the Sikh Holy Scripture: The Guru Granth Sahib.
Guru Nanak did not lose his equipoise, he continued to sing for the Lord in prison much to the solace of the other victims.
www.dalsabzi.com /Message/gurunanak1.htm   (2681 words)

  
 Guru Nanak   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Nanak, the Khatri mystic and poet and founder of the Sikh religion, was born in 1469 A.D. in the village of Talwandi on the Ravi, in the Lahore district of Punjab.
Guru Nanak felt that it would be improper to postpone Nama Smarana or remembering the Name of the Lord, even by a single breath, because no one could tell whether the breath that had gone in would come out or not.
It is worshipped by the Sikhs and the Sindhis.
www.dlshq.org /saints/gurunanak.htm   (3270 words)

  
 Punjab Online: Life of Guru Nanak   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Guru Nanak was born in 1469, in a small village, Talwandi, in current day Pakistan.
Portraits of Guru Nanak are common in the households of Punjab.
Guru Nanak told him that it is not possible to take anything with us; it is more important to be charitable to those living.
www.punjabonline.com /servlet/page?Action=http://www.punjabonline.com/religions/sikhism/nanak.html&Param=Life_of_Guru_Nanak&c_link=library.religion?Action=Main&category=Religions   (430 words)

  
 Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar (Punjab)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Guru Nanak Dev University was established at Amritsar on November 24, 1969 to mark the 500th birth anniversary of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji.
In conceiving the future course of the University, the objectives enshrined in the Guru Nanak Dev University Act 1969, emphasised that the new University would make provision for imparting education and promoting research in the humanities, learned professions, sciences, especially of applied nature and technology.
Studies and research on the life and teachings of Guru Nanak, in addition to working towards the promotion of Punjabi language and spreading education among educationally backward classes and communities were the other commitments.
www.gnduonline.org   (188 words)

  
 Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji
Guru Nanak was born in 1469 at Rai Bhoeki Talwandi now nown as Nankana Sahib situated in Punjab province of West Pakistan.
According to Malcolm, Guru Nanak is said to have learnt all earthly scenes from Khizr -the Prophet Elias.
Guru Nanak was nine years old and according to the custom among the higher castes of Hindus, he was required to invest himself with the sacred thread called 'Janaeu'.
allaboutsikhs.com /index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1701   (1316 words)

  
 Guru Nanak - Great Indians
Guru Nanak is founder of the Sikh religion.
Guru Nanak was born on April 15, 1469, at Talwandi, 40 miles from Lahore.
An astrologer had predicted that Nanak was a born devotee of God and would achieve spiritual heights and be acknowledged by both Hindus and Muslims alike.
www.indiaparenting.com /stories/greatindians/gi015.shtml   (687 words)

  
 Guru Nanak
At the age of sixteen Nanak was married to Sulakhni, daughter of Mul Chand Chona of Batala.
Nanak would wake up while it was still dark, and, after a dip in the river close by, sing hymns with the coterie of his followers.After which, at the appointed hour, Nanak would go to the court of the Nawab and apply himself to his work.
Nanak went with them and saw with what care they bathed, scrubbed their utensils, swept the ground near the hearth, washed the vegetables and cooked the food.
www.singhsabha.com /guru_nanak.htm   (9490 words)

  
 SikhSpectrum.com Monthly. Guru Nanak, first Sikh prophet, visited Baghdad.
In the meantime Guru Nanak concluded his morning prayers with the greeting "Sat Kartar", in a voice divinely electrifying, which immediately disarmed the mob.
Accompanying the pir was his son and such was the effect of the Guru's answers that first the son and then the father confessed their conversion and admitted the truth of the maxim that creation was not confined to seven earths and seven skies only.
Guru Nanak got a well dug in the southeast corner and it produced sweet water.
www.sikhspectrum.com /072002/baghdad.htm   (1507 words)

  
 Guru Nanak Secondary School
John McDonnell MP "I am extremey proud to be associated with the development of Guru Nanak Sikh Secondary School in my constituency...Guru Nanak was founded in 1993..It suceeded as a direct result of the dedication and hard work of Baba Ji, Mr Sandhu (HeadTeacher) all the staff, its governors, parents, and of course its students."
Guru Nanak Sikh Voluntary Aided Secondary School is the country's first and to date, only, Sikh secondary school.
Guru Nanak Sikh College was founded by Sant Baba Amar Singh Ji and officially opened in January 1993.
www.gurunanakschools.org.uk /secondary/default.asp   (178 words)

  
 Guru Nanak Dev Ji
Guru Nanak Dev Ji NANAK was the born GURU
Which Guru Nanak Sahib blessed to the mankind as a whole.
They were all of the same status of Guru Nanak- not only in word and deed but also in each and every aspect of life.
www.gurbaniguru.com /GuruNanak.htm   (756 words)

  
 Prophet Guru Nanak
Guru Nanak, the founder of the Sikh Faith, was born in Nankana Sahib near Lahore now in Pakistan in 1469 and breathed his last in 1539 at the age of 70.
Through Guru Nanak's own genius and the spiritual illumination that came from his long spells of Meditation, there shaped the character of the creed which he was to proclaim to the world and which became the basis and foundation of the Sikh relegion.
Guru NANAK was one of the few, if not the only prophet who travelled widely outside the country of his birth, throughout the then known world.
www.earthportals.com /Portal_Messenger/nanak.html   (2317 words)

  
 Guru Nanak Dev Ji - Born World Teacher
Divine wisdom, the true education then imparted by Sri Guru Nanak Sahib at that tender age delights the soul, illumines the heart, is the basis of all morality, is the foundation of all truthful living, is the source of true character building.
Sri Guru Nanak Sahib started opening the flood gates of Divine Wisdom by uttering wonderful hymns from his very tender age.
With the holy hymns uttered, Guru Nanak in His mere infancy pointed to the supermacy of Divine Wisdom over all other types of worldly and materialistic education.
www.srigurugranthsahib.org /guru-nanak/born-world-teacher.htm   (661 words)

  
 Temple of Guru Nanak   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It was founded by Nanak (1469-1539), a mystic who believed that God transcends religious distinctions.
The ultimate spiritual authority is the Adi Granth, consisting of hymns by the ten Sikh gurus (Hindi, “teachers”) and Hindu and Muslim devotional poetry in several languages.
He was succeeded by nine gurus whose office became hereditary.
www.sangha.net /messengers/Nanak.htm   (3513 words)

  
 Kamat's Potpourri: The Path of Devotion: Guru Nanak
Nanak was born in village Talavandi near Lahore (now in Pakistan known as Nankana Sahib) in undivided Punjab of Khatri (Kshatriya) parents.
Nanak attended the village school and learnt his native language Punjabi, Hindi, and Persian and three 'R's.
Nanak's strange ways as a child (deep meditation, other worldliness, love of solitude) disturbed his father who first tried to make him a farmer, then a trader.
www.kamat.com /indica/faiths/bhakti/nanak.htm   (639 words)

  
 Philosophy and Maryada - Jot Roop Har - Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji
Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji Each holy hymn of Sri Guru Granth Sahib is aglow and alight as it was when uttered then by Sri Guru Nanak Sahib.
Sri Guru Granth Sahib, used to be placed in almirahs, and accommodated in servant quarters, garages, unfit and unworthy places in many houses due to ignorance, was henceforth accorded the highest respect and given a place, befitting the grandeur and majesty of the Supreme Lord Guru Nanak.
Service to and devotion of Sri Guru Granth Sahib had acquired a new meaning and holy dimension; a fresh emotion -packed sentiment had overtaken the devotees who started experiencing the holy presence of the Lord manifest in their own houses.
www.babanandsinghsahib.org /maryada/gurunanak.htm   (761 words)

  
 Perspectives on Guru Nanak   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This collection of papers presented at an International Seminar on the Life and Teachings of Guru Nanak range from traditional historical and philosophical studies to the latest forms of sociological, linguistic and structural analyses.
Guru Nanak's message has been studied in the context of the modern world and its contemporary relevance pondered.
In the first place, the seminar revealed the vitality of the faith born out of Guru Nanak's teachings and the growing interest in its founder throughout the world.
www.indiaclub.com /html/8398.htm   (224 words)

  
 Sikh Videos - Guru Nanak Dev Ji
Sri Guru Nanak Sahib and Sri Guru Granth Sahib.
A Loud proclamation by Guru Arjan Partakh Har, Authenticated and Validated by the Holy Hymns of Sri Guru Granth Sahib.
Guru Angad Sahib worshipped and Served Lord Guru Nanak as the Lord Almighty and was Himself transformed into Parbrahm Nirankar.
www.sikhvideos.org /guru-nanak-nirankar.htm   (373 words)

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