Special prayers were offered at various Gurudwaras in Hyderabad and across the State to mark the occasion.
Hyderabad: The 551th Prakash Utsav (birthday celebrations) of Sri Guru Nanak Devji, the first Sikh Guru and founder of Sikh religion, concluded here on Monday with large number of devotees celebrating it with religious fervor.
Special prayers were offered at various Gurudwaras in Hyderabad and across the State to mark the occasion. The major attraction of the concluding day was organised under the aegis of Prabhandak Committee Gurudwara Saheb, Secunderabad.
Devotees participated in a mass congregation by offering prayers to Guru Granth Sahib Ji (Holy Scripture of Sikhs) at Gurudwara Saheb Secunderabad.
Prabhandak Committee president S Baldev Singh Bagga and secretary S Avtar Singh said the mass congregation that began at Gurudwara Saheb in Secunderabad in the morning continued up to 3 pm and was marked by recitations of Gurubani keertans and kathas (holy hymns) by renowned Sikh preachers.
The preachers highlighted the teachings of Sikh Gurus who stood for national integration, peace, brotherhood and communal harmony. They asked devotees to follow the teachings of Guru Nanak Devji which are relevant these days.
After culmination of the congregation, the traditional Guru-Ka-Langar (free community kitchen) was served to all the devotees where devotees sat in the same row with discipline promoting the feelings of togetherness, fraternity and concern for fellow human beings.
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