Guru Nanak Jayanti 2018: Everything you need to know
Guru Nanak Jayanti 2018 will be celebrated on November 23. It is also known as Gurunanak Prakash Utsav. It celebrates the birth of first Sikh Guru, Gurnanak Dev ji. The festivities in the Sikh religion revolve around the anniversaries of the 10 Sikh Gurus. These gurus were responsible for shaping the beliefs of Sikhs. It is also known as Gurupurab. Guru Nanak is the founder of Sikhism. He always preached equality. He says everyone should be treated equally. And there should be no discrimination on the basis of cast and creed.
Here are 5 valuable life lessons that we all should learn from Guru Nanak Ji, take a look:
1. Respect Woman
In his every preaching he has talked about the greatness of a woman. His teaching says men and women are equal. In fact, women should be given more respect because a man is born to a woman. His future generation depends on a woman. A woman creates other women. So, women should be treated equally.
2. Ego leads to unproductivity
Ego is highly dangerous in human beings. It leads to unproductivity and it can spoil your relationships. To attain peace one should stay away from Ego.
3. The three guiding principles for a blissful life
He has given three guiding principles to lead a blissful life. 1. Vand Chhakkna – Always what you have with others. 2. Kirat Karna: Earn money honestly without fraud and exploitation. 3. Naam Japna– Always remember God and practice ceaseless devotion by constantly chanting his name.
4. Treat everyone equally
Everyone is equal and we should treat everyone with respect. That’s why he started the concept of Langar. It promotes the concept of Equality. There should be no discrimination on the basis of caste, creed, and religion.
5. There is one God
His teachings say that there is only one God who is the supreme and the ultimate reality. He is beyond time and is self-created. He reveals himself to the created beings through his own grace.
Happy Gurupurab to everyone! Let us implement all these teachings in our lives and make this world a better place.
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