Baiskahi 2017: Have a quick glance at what importance festival holds and how it is celebrated

13 April 2017, 08:29 AM
Baiskahi 2017: Have a quick glance at what importance festival holds and how it is celebrated
Baiskahi 2017: Have a quick glance at what importance festival holds and how it is celebrated

Baisakhi celebrated on April 13 or April 14, is a harvest festival that marks the beginning of solar year. The festival is generally celebrated in Northern India specially Punjab. It is celebrated to give thanks to God for a good harvest.

The festival is celebrated with zeal. People visit gurudwaras, and participate in traditional performances.

Well the festival is of utmost importance for Sikhs as on this day in 1699, their tenth Guru Gobing Singh Ji gave the order of Khalsa. Sikh community, all over the world, celebrates the festival. The traditional performances include bhangra by men and gidda by women.

So celebrate this Thanksgiving Day with an early bath and offering prayers at Gurudwaras for prosperity and fullness.

First Published: Thursday, April 13, 2017 08:18 AM

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