The birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh (10th Sikh Guru) is celebrated as Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti and it will be observed on January 17 in 2024.
Celebrated as the birth anniversary of last Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti usually falls in the month of January according to Nanakshahi calendar. The day is celebrated with shabad, prayers, free food (langar) and stories about sacrifices made by the guru himself in Sikh Religion. Guru Gobind Singh ji is popular will several names as he was a poet, warrior, historian, and a revolutionary Sikh Guru. His ideas, and contribution for Sikh Religion including standing for the truth and needy are highly recognized in India. The guru is also known for a unique contribution to the Sikh religion and mankind as his four sons were tortured by the Mughals at a very early age.
His life, ideology and belief have inspired millions of people around the world. Keeping in mind his immense contribution towards Sikhism, his birth anniversary is celebrated at a grand level by Sikhs worldwide. Devotees visit Gurudwara in large numbers, followed by Shabad, Kirtan, Stories related to Guru Gobind Singh ji life history and contributions towards Sikhism. He is the only Sikh Guru who has sacrificed all his sons for the faith of Sikh Religion. Sikh followers do free sewa on Guru’s birth anniversary also popular as ‘Parkash Utsav’.
Parkash Parv of Dasmesh Guru (Guru Gobind Singh Ji) will be celebrated on Wednesday, January 17 in 2024. The date is decided and observed according to Sikh Nanakshahi calendar.
Punjab a state in northern India observes a public holiday on Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti. Let’s celebrate this historic day by spreading message and ideology about Guru Gobind Singh sahib.