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Guru Nanak
Guru Nanak wi Bhai Bala an Bhai Mardana an Sikh Gurus
Guru Nanak wi Bhai Bala an Bhai Mardana an Sikh Gurus
Born Nanak
April 15, 1469 (1469-04-15)
Rāi Bhoi Kī Talvaṇḍī, Delhi Sultanate
(nou Nankana Sahib, Punjab, Pakistan)
Died September 22, 1539 (1539-09-23) (aged 70)
Kartarpur, Mughal India
Restin place
Kartarpur
(nou in Punjab, Pakistan)
Years active 1499 -1539
Successor Guru Angad
Spoose(s) Mata Sulakhani
Childer Baba Sri Chand an Baba Lakhmi Das
Parents Baba Mehta Kalu an Mata Tripta

Guru Nanak Aboot this soond pronunciation [1] (Panjabi: ਗੁਰੂ ਨਾਨਕ; Hindi: गुरु नानक, Urdu: گرونانک, [ˈɡʊɾu ˈnɑnək] Gurū Nānak) (15 Aprile 1469 – 22 September 1539) is the foonder o the releegion o Sikhism an is the first o the Sikh Gurus. His birth is celebratit warld-wide on Kartik Puranmashi, the full-muin day which faws on different dates each year in the month o Katak, October–November.[2]

Early Life[eedit | eedit soorce]

Guru Nanak was born oan 15 apryle 1469 at Rāi Bhoi Kī Talvaṇḍī, noo called Nankana Sahib, near Lahair, in present day pakistan.

Rai Bular, th' local landlord an' Nanak's sister Bibi Nanaki waur th' first fowk fa recognised divine qualities in th' loon. Yhey encooraged an' supported heem tae study an' travel. Sikh tradition states 'at at aroond 1499, at th' age ay 30, he hud a vision. Efter he failed tae return frae his ablutions, his clase waur foond oan th' benk ay a local burn called th' Kali Bein. Thee days efter disappearin', Nanak reappeared, stayin' silent. th' next day, he spoke tae pronoonce:

"thaur is neither hindu nur mussulman (muslim) sae whose path shaa Ah follaw? Ah shaa follaw god's path. god is neither hindu nur mussulman an' th' path which Ah follaw is god's." [2]

Frae thes point onwards, nanak is described in accoonts as a guru, an' sikhism was born. Guru Nanak’s teachings can be foond in th' Sikh scripture Guru Granth Sahib, as a vest collection ay revelatory verses recorded in Gurmukhi.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Guru Nanak mey be referred tae bi mony ither names an titles such as Baba Nanak or Nanak Shah.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Dawe, Donald G. "Srī Gurū Nānak Dev". Encyclopaedia of Sikhism. Punjabi University Patiala. Retrieved 28 September 2013.