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Dev Guru Nanak Laminated Photo
- Original photo print is use with high resolution quality.
- High quality chemical lamination of 8mm (for 4×6 to 20×30 size) and 12 mm(for 24×36 size)
- Superior quality MDF board is use with back covering by black finished paper.
- Front side of Photo can be wipe with wet cloth and colours don’t fade.
- Edges of photo are cover with black PVC tape.
- Hook to hang is provided for all sizes but stand is provided for sizes from 4×6 to 8×12.
Dev Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of Sikhism and the first of the eleven Gurus of the Sikhs, was born in the village of Talwandi. Dev Guru Nanak Ji was born on 15th April 1469. However, Sikhs now celebrate this auspicious event each year on the full moon day in November. Thus the date changes from one year to the next. He was born into a Bedi Kshatriya family in the village of Rai Bhoi di Talwandi. These days there is Gurdwara Janam Asthan at this place. Guru Nanak Dev Ji was born to mother Tripta Devi and father Mehta Kalu. Dev Guru Nanak’s father was a patwari working for Rai Bular Bhatti. Guru Nanak from an early age seemed to have acquired a questioning and enquiring mind. He refused as a child to wear sacred thread called Janeu, saying instead that he would wear the true name of God in his heart for his protection. He reasoned that the thread could be broken, soiled, burnt or lost and could not offer any security at all.
Among the many philosophical foundations laid by Dev Guru Nanak, his characterization of God is most recognizable. It forms the opening lines of Guru Granth Sahib. The translation is as follows: Dev Guru Nanak describes the dangers of the Egotism and calls upon devotees to engage in worship through the word of God. The word of God, cleanses the individual to make such worship possible. Guru Nanak warned against hypocrisy and falsehood saying that these are pervasive in humanity. Through popular tradition, Guru Nanak’s teaching is understood to be practised in three ways: Vand Chhakkna: Sharing with others, helping those with less who are in need Kirat Karna: Earning/making a living honestly, without exploitation or fraud Naam Japna: Chanting the Holy Name and thus remembering God at all times (ceaseless devotion to God) The crux of his teaching was “Equality of Humans” without distinction of caste or creed. Guru Nanak preached against discrimination and prejudices due to race, caste, status, etc. He didn’t only preached these concepts he also took practical steps to acheive it. Guru Nanak believed in equality of men and women. He elevated the position of women by spreading this message: “From woman, man is born; . Woman becomes his friend; through woman, the future generations come. When his woman dies, he seeks another woman. So why call her bad? From her, kings are born. From woman, woman is born; without woman, there would be no one at all. O Nanak, only the True Lord is without a woman.” Though a pacifist, Guru Nanak did not hesitate to speak up against injustice: The kings are ravenous beasts, their ministers are dogs.The Age is a Knife, and the Kings are Butchers. In this dark night of evil, the moon of righteousness is nowhere visible. Source : oxfordsikhs