It’s Guru Nanak Jayanti today and on this special occasion, Bollywood celebs like Amitabh Bachchan, Anil Kapoor, Ajay Devgn, Rishi Kapoor, Sridevi and others have taken to their social media platforms to wish their fans all the peace, happiness and prosperity in the world. The birthday of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikh religion and the first Sikh Guru is celebrated as Guru Purab or Guru Nanak Jayanti all over the world. According to the Hindu Lunar calendar, Guru Nanak Jayanti falls on the first day of Karthik (month) Purnima (full moon day) and is celebrated worldwide with much love and devotion.
The celebs took to Twitter. Here’s what they had to say:
Amitabh Bachchan: Greetings on Guru Nanak Dev ji’s Birthday.
Madhur Bhandarkar: May Guru Nanakji bless you and your family with joy, peace and happiness. Happy Guru Nanak Jayanti.
Anil Kapoor: May Guru Nanak Dev Ji inspire you to achieve all your goals, bless you with peace, love & happiness! Happy #Gurpurab !! #GuruNanakJayanti
Kabir Bedi:: I BOW before Guru Baba Nanak’s teachings of tolerance, gender equality, respect for nature, caring and sharing. Gurpurab, Guru Nanak Jayanti.
Sridevi: Wishing everyone a very happy Guru Nanak Jayanti.
Ajay Devgn: May the teachings of Guruji guide us all to a path of compassion and selfless service. Happy #GuruNanakJayanti to all.
Sajid Khan: To all my friends. Guru Nanak Jayanti.
Rishi Kapoor: Wish one and all!
Armaan Malik: Happy Guru Nanak Jayanti and Gurpurab! May everyone keep spreading only peace, love and positivity.
Neha Dhupia: Gurupurab diyan sab nu lakh lakh vadhaiyan
Diljit Dosanjh: Guru Nanak Jayanti
Born on April 15, 1469, Guru Nanak was highly regarded for his teachings on God, being the one and only ultimate truth. He is the first of the ten Sikh Gurus is considered as one of the greatest spiritual leader and religious innovators of all time. He is deeply respected by all his followers. Guru Nanak’s message of peace, love and brotherhood is recited through his writings in the Guru Granth Sahib, the holy scripture of Sikhs. His belief that ‘God is one and nothing or noone is above him irrespective of which caste or religion he belongs’, remains the cornerstone of his teachings. Thus on the occasion of Guru Nanak’s 548th birthday today, India.com too takes the opportunity to wish all our readers love, peace, happiness and prosperity on this auspicious day.