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Vaisakhi

Vaisakhi

Vaisakhi Day: 14 April, 1699 Guru Gobind Singh initiating the first five members of the Khalsa Vaisakhi (Punjabi: ਵੈਸਾਖੀ or ਵਸਾਖੀ, vaisĝkhī, is, as well, known as Baisakhi), it is a very important day for Sikhs and one of the most colourful events in the Sikh calendar. It occurs during ...

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Hola Mahalla

Hola Mahalla

Hola Mohalla or Hola Mahalla or simply Hola is a Sikh festival that takes place on the first of the lunar month of Chet which usually falls in March. This, by a tradition estabished by Guru Gobind Singh, follows the Hindu festival of Holi by one day; Hola is ...

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Bandi Shor (Shodh) Divas

Bandi Shor (Shodh) Divas

Bandi Shor (Shodh) Divas (“Day of Liberation”) ( ਬੰਦੀ ਛੋੜ ਦਿਵਸ ) is a Sikh festival which occurs during the month of Ashvin in the Indian lunisolar calendar, around the new moon day (Amavasya). This usually falls in November. Bandi ...

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Deepawali

Deepawali

In Punjab the Deepavali festival or the festival of light adds more light to its glamor, with a significant characteristic. Deepavali or Diwali in Punjab is celebrated both by the Hindus and the Sikhs. Not only them, the festival is ...

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Hola Mohalla

Hola Mohalla

Hola Mahalla (Punjabi: ਹੋਲਾ ਮਹੱਲਾ, Hindi: होला मोहल्ला; also Hola Mohalla or simply Hola) is a Sikh Olympics event which begins on the first day of the lunar month of Chet in the Nanakshahi calendar. It most often falls in ...

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Guru Nanak Jayanti

Guru Nanak Jayanti

Guru Nanak Jayanti is the greatest festival of the Sikhs and one of the most widely celebrated festivals in Punjab. The Guru Nanak Jayanti festival of Punjab is the birthday celebration of Guru Nanak Dev – the founding father of ...

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Dussehra

Dussehra

Celebrated in many forms and names throughout the country, the Dusshera festival is perhaps the most popular festival. With its specializations and modifications, Dusshera in Punjab has emerged as one of the biggest festival of the state. The significant Hindu ...

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Lohri

Lohri

The exciting harvest festival – Lohri in Punjab is one of the greatest festivals of the state. The people of Punjab show their gratitude to god for providing them with the rich resources. The festival gets a different flavor with ...

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