Nagar Kirtan. Celebration of the birth of Guru Nanak Dev Sahib Ji. Barcelona 2017

#CelebremBCN. Festes i diversitat cultural: Nagar Kirtan

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On Sunday November 5, the Sikh community of Barcelona met on the streets to celebrate the birth of its founder, Guru Nanak, and share the celebration with neighbours and walkers. Guru Nanak Jevi (1469-1539), was born in present-day Pakistan, in a villa called Talwandi, which today is known by the name of Nankana Sahib. The commemoration of its birth is one of the main festivities of the Sikh community, originated in the Punjab region, and it is celebrated with great joy and enthusiasm for men, women and children.

The procession is always led by the sacred book that collects the Sikh doctrine, the Guru Grant Sahib and during the celebration you can enjoy the Langar, the typical food of the Sikh community.

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