Events and Festivals in Golden Temple India
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Events and Festivals (Gurpurbs) in The Golden Temple Amritsar

Gurpurbs, Nagar Kirtan, Palki Sahib, Panj Pyare
Nagar Kirtan on the occasion of Gurpurbs

Important anniversaries associated with the lives of the Gurus are referred to as Gurpurbs.

These are usually marked at Gurdwaras with Akand Path (continuos cover to cover reading of Sri Guru Granth Sahib) concluding on the specific day. There is also kirtan (musical recitation of hymns from Sri Guru Granth Sahib) as well as katha (lectures on Sikhism).

Some places also have Nagar kirtan, where there is a procession with Sri Guru Granth Sahib led by 5 Sikhs carrying Nishan Sahibs (the Sikh flag). Free sweets and langar are also offered to the general public outside some gurdwaras)

 
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During Gurpurab (Sikh Guru Festivals) Panj Pyare Nagar Kirtan Sangat