Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti 2022: On which day Prakash Parv will be celebrated, know the special things related to Guru Gobind Singh!
The birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh is falling on Sunday, January 9. He was the 10th Guru of the Sikhs. It was Guruji who founded the Khalsa Panth and gave the principle of 5 Kakar to the Sikhs. Know here special things related to Guru Gobind Singh.
Guru Gobind Singh was the 10th Guru of the Sikhs. Every year his birth anniversary is celebrated as Prakash Parv among the Sikh community across the country. This day is also known as the Prakash Parv of Guru Gobind Singh. Guru Gobind Singh was a great warrior, poet, devotee, and a great man of a spiritual personality. He founded the Khalsa Panth, which is considered to be the most important event in the history of Sikhs.
This time the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh is falling on Sunday, January 9. Every year the Prakash Parv of Guru Gobind Singh is celebrated with great pomp among the Sikh people. Gurudwaras are decorated on this day. People go to the Gurudwara with Ardas, Bhajans, Kirtan to pay their respects, and also take a pledge to follow the path of Dharma as told by Guru Gobind Singh Ji. On this day, Sikh people donate the things they need to the poor and needy. Apart from this, Guru Nanak Guru Vani is also read on Prakash Parv, so that people can be guided properly. Know here special things related to Guruji on the auspicious occasion of Guru Gobind Singh's birth anniversary.
Special things related to Guru Gobind Singh
1. In fact, according to the Almanac of Guru Gobind Singh's birth POUSH Shukla Saptami was in Patna Sahib. This year Paush Shukla Saptami Tithi will start from 10:42 pm on Saturday, January 08, and will end on January 09 at 11:08 pm. However, the Prakash Parv of Guru Gobind Singh is decided on the basis of the Nanakshahi calendar of the Sikhs.
2. Guru Gobind Singh was named Gobind Rai in his childhood. On the day of Baisakhi in 1699, Guruji became Guru Gobind Singh from Gobind Rai by drinking Amrit from Panj Pyaras.
3. Guru Gobind Singh was the 10th and last Guru of the Sikhs. Guru Gobind Singh abolished the Guru system and declared the Guru Granth Sahib as supreme, after which the Guru Granth Sahib was worshipped and the Guru system came to an end. In the Sikh community, after Guru Gobind Singh, Guru Granth Sahib is worshiped as the guiding and holy scripture.
4. Guru Gobind Singh gave the Khalsa speech - Waheguru ji's Khalsa, Waheguru ji's victory. Guru Gobind Singh Ji fought many times with the Mughals and their allies to protect the Khalsa Panth.
5. He gave five principles of living life. Which are known as five kakaras. Panch Kakar means those 5 things starting with the word 'K', which are mandatory for every Khalsa Sikh to wear. These five things are hair, Kada, kirpan, comb, and brief.
6. Guru Gobind Singh was not only a hero, but he was well versed in many languages like Sanskrit, Persian, Punjabi, and Arabic, etc. He was also a good writer as well. He composed many texts, which are still read with great care among the Sikhs.