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Religious Nagar Kirtan procession was taken out on the eve of birth anniversary of Guru Ram Dass

AMRIK SINGH | October 21, 2021 03:38 PM

AMRITSAR: A religious  Nagar  Kirtan  procession  was taken out on the eve of  birth  anniversary  of 4th Sikh Guru and founder  of holy city Amritsar  Sri Guru  Ram Dass here on Wednesday.

The   nagar  kirtan  which was  started  from Akal Takht  Sahib  after  performing  Ardas  was led by Panj Piaras, after  parading  in the main  thorofares  it was ended at Akal Takht Sahib in  the evening
Several school children  with their bands , brass  bands  and  gatka (Sikh martial  art)  participated  in the Nagar  Kirtan
The Gurbani  Shabads were  recited  by  several  kirtani  jathas. They were singing "dhan dhan  Guru  Ram dass jin several  tin  savaraya.....  betha sodhi  patshah Ram dass   Guru kahaave."

The holy "bir " Guru  Granth   Sahib  was   carried  in flower  decked planquine  and devotees  showered flower  petals on it.
The roads  of entire  route were  washed  with water   by devotees.

The police  has made elaborate  security  arrangements  .Guru Ram Das was born on 24 September 1534 in a Sodhi Khatri family in Chuna Mandi, Lahore. His father was Bhai  Hari Das and mother  Bibi Daya Kaur, both of whom died when he was aged seven. He was brought up by his grandmother. He married Bibi Bhani, the younger daughter of  Guru  Amar Das.
Guru Ram Das ji spread the message of selfless service to the humanity without any discrimination of gender, caste, color, creed and country.
 He emphasized on leading simple living and high thinking.
He introduced the concept of 'Four Lawan', the meaning of marriage to a Sikh couple.

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