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Copy of Guru Nanak Dev Ji

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neha singh

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Guru Nanak wasBorn in Talwandi near Lahore,Punjab on April 15th 1469

Raised by Mehta Kalu & Mata
Tripta Guru Nanak Dev Birth place of Guru Nanak Nanak was born to a Hindu family BIRTH AND EARLY LIFE Govenment holiday in india Background.. Nanak had an older sister called Bebey Nanki, who was the first to recognise Nanak as an enlightened Soul When it was time for Nanak to be invested with the twice born thread the “sacred” thread, called the Janeu, he refused to take part in the ritual Guru Nanak was married to Mata Sulakhni at about 16 years of age.
The couple had two sons, Sri Chand and Lakhmi Chand.
Nanak went to live with Nanaki and her husband, Jai Ram, in Sultanpur where he found work managing government grain distribution. One Fine day ...... At age of twenty-eight, he went as usual down to the river to bathe and meditate.

It was said that he was gone for three days.

When he reappeared, filled with the spirit of God.

He would say nothing, he quit his job and distributed all that he had to the poor. Guru ji continued to carry out the mission of his life –
to lead people on the true path to God, to dispel superstition
to bring people out of ritualistic practises,
to lead them directly to follow Gurbani without the need for priests and clergy Guru Nanak founded and formalised the three pillars of Sikhism: 1. Naam Japna
2. Kirtan karna
3. Vand Chakna Nanak asked to restrain and guard against the five thieves within :
Attachment and Lust. Guru Nanak's Main Contribution were: Equality for women Equality for Human Universal message for all people The Four Journeys from Punjab: Guru Nanak’s 1st journey was towards east and lasted for about ten years (1500-1510). Guru Nanak’s 2nd Journey lasted about four years (1510-1514). This tour was towards the south of India reaching Sri Lanka. Guru Nanak’s 3rd Journey took him to a northerly direction and lasted about two years (1514-1516). Guru Nanak’s 4th Journey to the west was the longest (1517-1522). Covered a part of his journey by boat through the Arabian Sea to reach MAKKAH ( Sacred place for Muslims) Accompanied by his childhood friend Mardana and Bala, they left the town.

After a few days, he spoke saying "There is no Hindu, no Musalman."It was then that Guru Nanak began his missionary work and travels Guru Nanak settled in the town of Kartapur (in Punjab)
15 years he preached people there
Composed Gurmukhi (part of Adi granth) Appointed Guru Angad as his Sucessor Last Days.... The Guru leaves for his heavenly abode At age of 70 Guru passed away Breathed his last at Kartarpur (city of god) Argument arose over Guru's Body between Hindu & Muslims They realised that Nanak himself who had to tell them not to quarrel.

The flowers and the sheet were divided into two halves.
The Hindus cremated their half, the Muslims buried theirs. A final solution THANK YOU :) 1469 to 1539 Video Time
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