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Happy Vaisakhi !

Vaisakhi (Punjabi: ਵਿਸਾਖੀ, Hindi: बैसाखी vaisākhī, also known as Baisakhi or Vasakhi) is an ancient harvest festival in the Punjab region,

which also marks beginning of a new solar year, and new harvest season.

Baisakhi is a Sikh religious festival. It falls on the first day of the

Baisakh month in the solar Nanakshahi calendar, which corresponds

to April 14 in the Gregorian calendar.

 

In Sikhism, it is one of the most significant holidays in the Sikh calendar, commemorating the establishment of the Khalsa at Anandpur Sahib in 1699, by the 10th Sikh Guru, Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji !

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