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Sikh Month

Begins

Chet

March 14

Vaisakh

April 14

Jeth

May 15

Harh

June 15

Sawan

July 16

Bhadon

August 16

Asu

September 15

Katik

October 15

Maghar

November 14

Poh

December 14

Magh

January 13

Phagan

February 12

 

Sikh Events By Date

Nanakshahi
Date

Gregorian
Date

Event

Chet 1

March 14

Accession of Guru Har Rai & Nanakshahi New Year Day

Chet 6

March 19

Guru Hargobind left this world

Vaisakh 3

April 16

Guru Angad Dev left this world
Accession of Guru Amar Das
Guru Harkrishan left this world
Accession of Guru Tegh Bahadur

Vaisakh 5

April 18

Birth of Guru Angad Dev
Birth of Guru Tegh Bahadur

Vaisakh 19

May 2

Birth of Guru Arjan Dev

Jeth 9

May 23

Birth of Guru Amar Das

Jeth 28

June 11

Accession of Guru Hargobind

Harh 2

June 16

Martyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev, burnt alive at the stake. Kachi lassi (sweetened milk) is offered to the thirsty passers-by to commemorate his exit from this world.

Harh 21

July 5

Birth of Guru Hargobind

Sawan 8

July 23

Birth of Guru Harkrishan

Bhadon 17

September 1

Installation of the Guru Granth Sahib (holy book of the Sikhs) in the Golden Temple by Guru Arjan Dev

Asu 2

September 16

Guru Amar Das left this world
Accession of Guru Ram Das
Guru Ram Das left this world
Accession of Guru Arjan Dev

Asu 4

September 18

Accession of Guru Angad Dev

Asu 8

September 22

Guru Nanak Dev left this world

Asu 25

October 9

Birth of Guru Ram Das

Katik 6

October 20

Installation of the Guru Granth Sahib (holy book of the Sikhs) as eternal Guru
Guru Har Rai left this world
Accession of Guru Harkrishan

Katik 7

October 21

Martyrdom of Guru Gobind Singh at Nanded.

Maghar 11

November 24

Martyrdom of Guru Tegh Bahadur, beheaded in Delhi by the Moghul emperor.
Accession of Guru Gobind Singh

Poh 23

January 5

Birth of Guru Gobind Singh in Patna. He created the Khalsa (Sikh Brotherhood) and made it mandatory for them to have the five Ks - Kesh (hair), Kripan (dagger), Kada (bracelet), Kangha (comb) and Kachcha (underwear). During his time the warrior/yogi Maadhav Das, later known as Banda Bairagi successfully fought the Moghuls and finally died a martyr. Gobind Singh was a poet and archer and knew Persian, Arabic and Punjabi as well as Samskrit and Hindi,

Magh 19

January 31

Birth of Guru Har Rai

Other Observances

 

Vaisakh 1

April 14

The Creation of the Khalsa (Sikh brotherhood, "the pure")

Poh 1

December 21

Martyrdom of Guru Gobind Singh's Elder Sons, Ajit and Jujhar

Poh 13

December 26

Martyrdom of Guru Gobind Singh's Younger Sons

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Posted: 10 October 2007 at 2:00pm | IP Logged
wow thx now i can never forget like i always do LOL

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Posted: 12 October 2007 at 12:27am | IP Logged
Thanks heaps.. but this actually changes every year, i.e. the Nanakshahi calendar is slightly different every year.. this is this years one right?

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Posted: 12 October 2007 at 3:27pm | IP Logged
yeah the dates do change every year i never knew why though Confused

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thnkxx...will try to remebahh noww

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Posted: 13 October 2007 at 1:23pm | IP Logged
thanks...!! Big smile

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thnxx a lot!!

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