Friday, January 2, 2015

Sikhs celebrate Guru Govind Singh’s prakash utsav

AVENUE MAIL
The devotees also chanted numerous prayers while walking along the chariot.In daredevil acts to depict victory over evil, Sikh martial art forms like the ‘Gatka’ were also performed by trained professionals.
INDIA---Devotees across the city lined up at Gurudwaras today to immerse themselves in the colours of devotion on the occasion of 347th ‘Parkash Purab’, the birth anniversary of 10th Sikh guru, Guru Gobind Singh. Born in Patna, on December 22, 1666. In 1699 he created the Khalsa (Pure), a community of the faithful who wore visible symbols of their faith and trained as warriors. Today the Khalsa comprises all practicing Sikhs. [link]