Guru Nanak Jayanti 2023: Illuminating Quotes from the Founder of Sikhism

Guru Nanak Jayanti 2023: The Sikh Guru was born on the full moon day of the Kartik month in the Nanakshahi calendar. (Image: Shutterstock)

Guru Nanak Jayanti 2023: The Sikh Guru was born on the full moon day of the Kartik month in the Nanakshahi calendar. (Image: Shutterstock)

Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s life and teachings continue to inspire and guide followers on a path of spirituality, compassion, and equality.

Guru Nanak Jayanti is a historic event for the Sikh community across the globe. It marks the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the revered founder of Sikhism. It is also known as ‘Gurpurab’. The Sikh Guru was born on the full moon day of the Kartik month in the Nanakshahi calendar, which corresponds to November in the Gregorian calendar.

This year, Guru Nanak Jayanti falls on November 27, Monday.

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Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s life and teachings continue to inspire and guide followers on a path of spirituality, compassion, and equality. In the honour of Nanak Sahib and the profound impact of his teachings, let us check the inspirational quotes for Guru Nanak Jayanti 2023. These quotes reflect the true quintessence of Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s wisdom, focusing on values like love, humility, selfless service, and the pursuit of truth.

10 Inspirational Quotes by Founder of Sikhism – Guru Nanak Dev Ji

1. “Speak only that which will bring you honour.”

2. “Even Kings and emperors with heaps of wealth and vast dominion cannot compare with an ant filled with the love of God.”

3. “Let no man in the world live in delusion. Without a Guru, none can cross over to the other shore.”

4. “He who regards all men as equals is religious.”

5. “Death would not be called bad, O people, if one knew how to truly die.”

6. “Those who have loved are those that have found God.”

7. “From its brilliancy everything is illuminated.”

8. “Sing the songs of joy to the Lord, serve the Name of the Lord, and become the servant of His servants.”

9. “Whatever kind of seed is sown in a field, prepared in due season, a plant of that same kind, marked with the peculiar qualities of the seed, springs up in it.”

10. “Thou have a thousand eyes and yet not one eye; Thou host a thousand forms and yet not one form.”

On the auspicious occasion, devotees visit Gurdwaras and take out processions, known as ‘Nagars Kirtan’, where devotees sing hymns and carry the Sikh holy book, the Guru Granth Sahib, through the streets. These processions serve as a reminder of Guru Nanak’s teachings and their relevance in today’s modern world.

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