Guru Nanak Dev Ji Gurpurab 2019

550th Birthday of founder of Sikhism Shri guru Nanak Dev ji, also known as Guru Nanak’s Prakash Utsav and Guru Nanak Dev ji Jayanti is on 12th Nov 2019. 

गुरु नानक जयंती, गुरूपरब, कार्तिक पूर्णिमा

Programs in New Zealand

Various programs are organized across New Zealand to celebrate 550th birthday of Guru Nanak Dev ji.

19th OctUdasi Walk, walk in the footsteps of Guru Nanak Sahib to celebrate his 550th birthday. 19th Oct, 10.30am onwards along the Hutt River near Avalon Park Wellington. The walk is the Hutt River Trail along Harcourt Werry Drive. (If raining, the postponed date will be 26th Oct). Organized by New Zealand Sikh society (Wellington) Inc.

4th Nov to 10th Nov: Ladi War Katha 550 Saal nu Samarpit. 4th to 9th Nov from 7pm to 8pm and on Sun 10th Nov 11am to 12pm at Gurudwara Sri Guru Harkrishan Sahib, 4/3034 Great North Rd, New Lynn, Auckland.

12th Nov: Celebrating Baba Nanak’s 550th Birth Anniversary and free food distribution on 12th Nov, 12pm to 2pm at The Citizens’ War Memorial on Lambton Quay (Cenotaph), organized by High Commission of India, Wellington, New Zealand

12th Nov: Special Guru Purab and Purnima Maha prasad / Langar (Community meal) with chhabeel (sweetened drink made from milk, sugar, rose essence) to celebrate Guru Purab at Bhartiya Mandir, 252 Balmoral Road, Mt Albert, Auckland

14th Nov: Celebrating 550th Birthday Ceremony of Guru Nanak Dev ji Haryana Federation NZ in association with NZ Blood Service Manukau Blood Donation Camp. 14th Nov, 4pm to 7.30pm at Manukau Blood Donor Cenre, 116 Cavendish Drive, Manukau

16th Nov: Celebrating the life of Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji dedicated to the 550th birthday on 16th Nov, 5pm to 8pm Sri Dashmesh Darbar Gurudwara NZ, 166 kolmar road, Papatoetoe, 2025 Auckland

17th NovCelebrating the 550th birthday of Guru Nanak Sahib (The founder of Sikhism) on 17th Nov, morning till afternoon followed by Langar (community meal) at 1pm at Wellington gurudwara Sahib, 4 Vogel Street, Naenae, Wellington.

30th Nov: Live devotional hymms (Kirtan) and free shared kitchen (Langar) on 30th Nov, 5pm to 8pm at Aotea square, Queens Street, Auckland. Organized by Guru Nanak’s Free Kitchen Auckland

Gurudwara Dukhniwaran Sahib Papakura Auckland (Check poster below)

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Other Stories

562 pilgrims visit gurdwara use Kartarpur Corridor in Pakistan on first day: Time of India

India to celebrate 550th Birth Anniversary of Shri Guru Nanak Devji 2019: Prime Ministers site | Indian Panorama | Press Information Bureau

PM Modi releases commemorative coin marking 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak: Business Standard | The Tribune | Hindustan Times | Economic Times

Announcement by Pakistan Government: (1) Sikh pilgrims going for Kartarpur pilgrimage will no longer need a passport, only valid ID (2) Sikh pilgrims don’t have to register ten days in advance anymore (3) Two days waiver of fee on Kartarpur Corridor opening & Guru Nanak’s 550th birth anniversary.  India Today | The Dawn | Hindustan Times

Ek Onkar’ painted on Air India aircraft to mark 550th birthday of Guru Nanak Devji: Economic Times | India Today | Swarajya | News18

New Zealand industrialist and The Honorary Consul of India in Auckland, Mr Bhav Dhillon and National Party List MP Mr Kawaljit Singh Bakshi has been honored by Punjab government on the occasion of Guru Nanak’s 550th birth anniversary: Indian Weekender

Pakistan welcomes scores of Sikh pilgrims to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in landmark ceremony: The Dawn

Over 1,000 Indian Sikhs arrive in Pakistan for Guru Nanak’s 550th birth anniversary: Indiatoday 1st Nov

Pakistan issued commemorative 50 rupees coins to commorate 550th birthday of Guru Nanak Dev ji: India TodayNDTV | Gulf NewsThe Tribune | The Hindu

Punjab Government to honour 550 achievers on Nov 10, including NZ industrialist & Hon Consul of India at Auckland Mr Bhav Dhillon: Hindustan Times

Delhi govt to provide Rs 10 crore for Guru Nanak Dev’s 550th birth anniversary year celebrations. Times of India

For Guru Nanak Birth Anniversary, Air India’s Flight To UK Via Amritsar: NDTV

 

 

See also:

Upcoming Indian events in New Zealand

Teachings of Guru Nanak Dev Ji