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Guru Nanak Dev (20 October1469– 22 September 1539), was the founder of Sikhism and the first of the ten Gurus of the Sikhs. Nanak was born in a Bedi family of Hindu Khatri clan, in the village of Rai Bhoi , now called Nankana Sahib, near Lahore (in present-day Pakistan)

He is revered not only by Sikhs, but also by Hindus and Muslims in the Punjab and across the Indian subcontinent His primary message to society was recorded to be"devotion of thought and excellence of conduct as the first of duties"

Guru Nanak’s birthday as per Hindu calender was celebrated yesterday.Here Hindu and Sikh devotees are lighting candles at Bangla Sahib Gurdwara(Temple)

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Uploaded on June 5, 2007