Q. What is the significance of Guru Nanak Jayanti?
A. Guru Nanak Jayanti commemorates the birth of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of Sikhism, and honors his teachings.
Q. How is Guru Nanak Jayanti celebrated?
A. The celebration includes early morning processions, prayers, singing of hymns, and communal meals in Gurdwaras (Sikh temples).
Q. Why is Langar significant during Guru Nanak Jayanti?
A. Langar symbolizes equality and inclusivity, where everyone, irrespective of caste or creed, partakes in a communal meal.
Q. What are the core teachings of Guru Nanak Dev Ji?
A. Guru Nanak emphasized the importance of equality, compassion, honest living, and devotion to the divine.
Q. How does Guru Nanak Jayanti influence Sikh culture?
A. It reinforces the values of community service, equality, and harmony, deeply ingrained in Sikh culture.
Q. What is the importance of Prabhat Pheris during the celebration?
A. Prabhat Pheris are early morning processions that spread the message of Guru Nanak’s teachings and unity.