Early Life Of Guru Nanak Dev Ji
Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji was born on April 15, 1469, in village Talwandi, Shaikhupura district, which is situated in Lahore 65KM west of Pakistan. His father Baba Kaluchandra Bedi and mother Tripita named him Nanak. His father was a local revenue administration officer in the village. In his childhood, Sri Guru Nanak Ji taught many regional languages like Persian and Arabic. His marriage took place in the year 1487 and he had two sons in 1491 and one in 1496. In the year 1485, at the behest of his brother and sister-in-law, he took an oath as an officer in the store of Daulat Khan Lodhi, who was the ruler of the Muslims in Sultanpur. At the same time, he met a Muslim poet named Mirasi.
In the year 1496, he made his first prediction – in which he said that “there is no Hindu and no Muslim” and that this is an important declaration which is not only the declaration of man’s brotherhood and God’s fatherhood, but also It is clear that man’s primary interest is not in any kind of spiritual theory, he is in a mortal and his destiny. It means love your neighbor as much as you do.
MISSION STORY OF GURU NANAK DEV JI
Guru Nanak started his mission with the mercenaries. Along with this message, he campaigned for the help of weaker people. With this, he campaigned against caste, idol worship, and pseudo-religious beliefs.
He left his house to propagate his teachings and rules and started living as a monk. They established a new religion by incorporating ideas of both Hindu and Muslim religions which later became known as Sikh religion.
To spread his knowledge in India, he visited many Hindu and Muslim places of religion.
Once they have the peace of ancestors in their heaven stood on the river bank and saw some people continue to pour water to see in the east of the sun standing in water. Guru Nanak too started watering his water with water and he stood by his hands in front of Punjab in his state east. When told about it like people worked their mistake and asked were why he answered – if the river can reach your ancestors in the mother’s water paradise so why not reach my fields in Punjab because Punjab heaven Is close to.
After sharing his knowledge across India, he also traveled to Mecca Medina and their people were also very impressed with their thoughts and things.
When Guru Nanak was 12 years old, his father gave him 20 rupees and asked him to start a business so that he could know something about the business. But Guru Nanak spent that 20 rupees for feeding the poor and saintly people for food. When his father asked him – what happened to your business? So they replied – I did a true business of that money.
The place where Guru Nanak had fed food to those poor and saintly people, there is a Gurudwara named True Deal.
After all, after 25 years of journey, Shri Guru Nanak Dev lived in a village in Kartarpur, Punjab and later he died as a farmer. Bhai Gurudas, who was born 12 years after the death of Guru Nanak, joined the Sikh Mission since childhood. He was elected chief of Sikh Gurus. He created the Sikh community in place and made a meeting for his meeting which is known as Dharmashala. In today’s day, the Sikh community in the religious centers gives food to the poor.
Some of the major Gurudwaras associated with Shri Guru Nanak Ji
- Gurdwara Kandh Sahib- Batala (Gurdaspur) – Guru Nanak was married to his wife Sulkshana, at the age of 18, on the 24th Jeth of 1544 in the year 1544. Here the festival is celebrated annually on the anniversary of Guru Nanak’s wedding anniversary.
- Gurudwara Haat Sahib– Sultanpur Lodhi (Kapurthala) Gurunanak started the job of overseeing the royal store at Nawab of Sultanpur through brother-in-law Jairam. They were made Modi here. Nawab was very impressed with the young Nanak. From here on, Nanak had the appearance of his floor through the word ‘thy’.
- Gurdwara Guru ka Bagh – Sultanpur Lodhi (Kapurthala) This was the home of Guru Nanak, where his two sons Baba Srichand and Baba Lakshmidas were born.
- Gurudwara Kothi Sahib – Sultanpur Lodhi (Kapurthala) Nawab Daulatkhan Lodhi sent Nankadev jailed to the jail in the fear of mischief in an account. But when Nawab came to know of his mistake, he did not ask for an exemption from leaving Nankadevji but making an offer to become Prime Minister, but Guru Nanak rejected this proposal.
- Gurudwara Ber Sahib Sahib – Sultanpur Lodhi (Kapurthala) Once Guru Nanak was sitting on the banks of the Van river with his gentle masculine, suddenly he dived into the river and went missing for three days, where he interviewed God Done All the people thought they were submerged, but when they returned, they said – ‘Ek Omkar Satnaam’ Guru Nanak sowed the seeds of a berry, which has become a huge tree today.
- Gurudwara Achal Sahib– Gurudaspur during his visits, Nanak Dev ji stayed here and his religious debate with the great yogi Bhangar Nath of the Nathanthi Yogis was here. The yogi began to perform magically after losing all manner of defeats. Narakadevji told him that he can be reached only through love to God, as said.
- Gurudwara Dera Baba Nanak – Gurudaspur After making a lot of followers of Sikh religion through religious trips throughout life, Nankadevji camped on his farm situated on the banks of River Ravi and after 70 years of sadhana in 1539 AD Merging into the supreme light