Guru nanak became the first sikh guru and his spiritual teachings laid the foundation on which sikhism was formed considered a religious innovator, guru nanak travelled across south asia and middle east to spread his teachings. Guru nanak ([ˈɡʊɾu ˈnɑnək], pronunciation, iast: gurū nānak) (15 april 1469 - 22 september 1539) was the founder of sikhism and the first of the ten sikh gurus his birth is celebrated worldwide as guru nanak gurpurab on kartik pooranmashi, the full-moon day in the month of katak , october-november. Siri guru nanak dev ji was the founder of sikhism,and the first of the ten sikh guru's there are ten gurus who are important to sikhs the last guru said that there. Guru nanak's thoughts, views and words have been catalogued in the form of 974 poetic hymns in 'guru granth sahib', the holy text of sikhism following are some notable thoughts, words and sayings by guru nanak, who led an eventful life full of wisdom.
This lesson follows the life and travels of guru nanak, discussing his teachings and finally his selection of a successor early life the followers of sikhism trace their origins to guru nanak, who was born in the village of talwandi, western punjab, on april 15, 1469, to hindu parents.
Once a raja in india wanted to meet guru nanak, amazed at hearing of the guru, the raja built majestic gardens for guru nanak while guru nanak was still far away from he area of the raja, during that time many spiritual people thought to see the raja also. Guru nanak was an indian saint who founded sikhism and became the first of the sikh gurus a visionary and a great soul, he was an original spiritual thinker.
Guru nanak is the sole founder of sikhism and he taught sikh people to live a life of courage and strength he formed a platform where people lived with unity, equality and love. Article shared by: another saint-preacher of the time was guru nanak, the founder of sikhism he was a contemporary of kabir he was born in a khatri family at talwandi (nankana sahib) in the district of seikhpura in west punjab, now in pakistan.
Guru nanak biography, life, interesting facts guru nanak was an indian religious leader and is best known as the founder of sikhism childhood and early life nanak was born in ribhoiktalva, a town near lahore in what is now modern-day pakistan on 15 april 1469. A precious child was born in 1469 in khatri family at talwandi, near lahore the village is called nankana sahib which is now in pakistan the name of the boy was nanak, known to the world as guru nanak dev at the age of seven he joined the village school he was very intelligent, and learned the. Guru nanak was yet another great saint of medieval india he was born in 1469 ad in a village named talwandi in lahore district of trade punjab the place of his birth is known today nankan nanak was born in a hindu family his father was as trader he wanted to engage his son in his business. Sri guru nanak dev ji was born in 1469 in talwandi, a village in the sheikhupura district, 65 kms west of lahorehis father was a village official in the local revenue administration.
Nanak: nanak, indian spiritual teacher who was the first guru of the sikhs, a monotheistic religious group that combines hindu and muslim influences his teachings, expressed through devotional hymns, many of which still survive, stressed salvation from rebirth through meditation on the divine name. Take a quick interactive quiz on the concepts in guru nanak: biography, travels & death or print the worksheet to practice offline these practice questions will help you master the material and. Guru nanak (1469-1539) was one of the greatest religious innovators of all time and the founder of the sikh religion guru nanak's birthday is celebrated by sikhs on april 14th by the nanakshahi. Guru nanak, the first sikh guru by sikh comics spans the life, ministry and mission tours of guru nanak dev in an entrancing series of five graphic novels.
Guru angad (31 march 1504 - 29 march 1552) was the second of the ten sikh gurushe was born in a hindu family, with the birth name as lehna, in the village of harike (now sarae naga, near muktsar) in northwest indian subcontinent. Guru nanak biography guru nanak (1469 - 1539) birthday: 14 april guru nanak is the founder of sikhism and the first of the sikh gurus he was born in punjab india (modern day pakistan) and gave spiritual teachings based on the universal divinity of creation.
Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free kindle app then you can start reading kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no kindle device required. Guru nanak (gurmukhi: ਗੁਰੂ ਨਾਨਕ) is the founder of sikhism and is the first of the ten sikh gurus, the eleventh guru being the living guru, guru granth sahib guru nanak travelled to places far and wide teaching people the message of one god who dwells in every one of god's creations. Dev ji guru nanak, the first guru of sikhs, was born to the bedi family in nankana sahib, punjab on the 20th of october in the year 1469 this great personality was the founder of the sikh religion.