Sikhs celebrate Guru Nanak Jayanti with traditional reverence

Watch: 900 Indian pilgrims head to Pakistan to celebrate the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak

Braving the early morning chill, scores of devotees thronged gurdwaras across Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh to offer prayers on the occasion of "Guru Purab", the birth anniversary of the first Sikh guru, Nanak Dev.

Born in 1469 in Rai-Bhoi-di Talwandi (Nankana Sahib, now in Pakistan), Guru Nanak Dev was the first of the 10 Sikh Gurus. His teachings remain a source of inspiration for Sikhs around the world.

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That's what B.C. Premier John Horgan had to say today - in an email from the Office of the Premier - in recognition of Gurpurab, which celebrates the birth of the first Sikh guru.

Sikh pilgrims from various parts of world including India, Canada, United Kingdom and from inside the country especially from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa reached Nankana Sahib to take part in Baba Guru Nanak's 549th birth anniversary celebrations at main Palki procession on Saturday.

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Governor Shri Om Prakash Kohli has extended greetings to the people of the state on the occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti. According to the beliefs of Sikh religion, it is believed that the spirit of Nanak Dev descended upon each of the nine subsequent Gurus.

President Ram Nath Kovind also greeted the nation and urged all to follow on the footsteps of the Sikh Guru. The people beelined on both sides of the road to pay respect to Guru Granth Sahib.

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On the day of Guru Nanak Jayanti, the celebration begins in the early hours with Prabhat Pheris, a morning procession which starts at Gurudwaras.

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