Gurpurab 2020

Gurpurab: The word Gurpurab is made of two words 'Guru' + 'Purab' (derived from Parv in Hindi), so the literal meaning of the word Gurpurab is 'day associated with Guru'. The sikh festivals or important days associated with Sikh gurus are called as 'Gurpurab'.
Guru Ramdas ji's birthday is coming up in few days. To check the date of Gurpurab, click here => Guru Ramdas Ji Parkash Purab 2020 Date
A complete list of Gurpurabs dates in 2020 (Nanakshahi Samvat 551-552) is given on this page. The Nanakshahi New Year starts on Sangrand of Chet month, which means that Saturday, 14th March 2020 is the new year day according to the nanakshahi calendar and the year 552 will start on this date. To know the date of Parkash Diwas of Shri Guru Nanak Dev ji, jump to the section Guru Nanak Dev ji Gurpurab 2020.
The list given on this page includes the birthdays (Parkash Utsav), Gurgadi diwas and Jyoti-Jot days of 10 Gurus. Bithdays of some bhagats, whose teachings are included in Guru Granth Sahib ji, are also celebrated in Gurudwaras and these dates are also given in the following list. The days associated with Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji like Sampuranta Diwas, First Parkash Utsav and Gurgaddi Diwas are also included.
Sikh history is full of martyrs, who laid down their lives for the great cause of humanity. Guru Arjan Dev Ji, Guru Teg Bahdar Ji, Char Sahibzade, Mata Gujjri Ji and a large number of sikhs have sacrificed there lives for the good. Shaheedi diwas (martyrdom day) of great martyrs and days of some great historic events like Khalsa Sajna Diwas are also given importance in the sikh religion and these days are also mentioned on this page.

Guru Ramdas Ji Parkash Purab 2020

Shri Guru Ramdas ji was the fourth guru of Sikh religion, who was given gurgaddi by the third master Shri Guru Amardass ji. He was the founder of Amritsar city which was earlier called as Ramdaspur and built various sarovars (ponds) including the famous sarovar at Shri Harmandir Sahib. The city derives its name from this pond and the literal meaning of the word Amritsar is Pond of Nectar.
Guru ji was born in the year 1534 in Lahore, to the parents Bhai Hari Das ji and Mata Anup Devi Ji. His childhood name was Jetha and hence was known as Bhai Jetha ji. Parkash Gurpurab of Shri Guru Ramdas ji is celebrated every year on Kattak Vadi 2 (ਕੱਤਕ ਵਦੀ ੨). In the current year (2020), Guru Ramdas ji's birthday date or the date of Parkash Purab of Guru Ramdas ji in 2020 is Monday, 2 November 2020. This Gurpurab is celebrated with much enthusiasm and religious fervour at Shri Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple), Amritsar. Sikh sangat from across the world come to Amritsar to take part in the gurpurab celebrations with respect and devotion. Devotees take a dip in the holy sarovar (pool) located inside the premises of Shri Harmandir Sahib, offer prayers and seek blessings of Guru ji on the occasion of birthday gurpurab of Shri Guru Ramdas ji.
Guru Ramdas Ji Birthday 2020
The dates of the other gurpurabs associated with Guru Ramdas ji are given below:
  • Guru Ramdas ji Birthday - Monday, 2 November 2020
  • Guru Ramdas ji Gurgaddi Diwas - Monday, 31 August 2020
  • Guru Ramdas ji Jyoti Jot Diwas - Friday, 21 August 2020

Guru Nanak Dev Ji Gurpurab 2020

Shri Guru Nanak Dev ji was the founder of sikh religion, who set up a unique spiritual, social and political platform based on equality, fraternal love, goodness and virtue. The parkash diwas or birthday gurpurab of Shri Guru Nanak Dev ji is celebrated on the puranmashi of Kattak month. In the year 2020, the date of Guru Nanak Dev ji Gurpurab is Monday, November 30, 2020 and we are going to celebrate 551st birth anniversary of Guru ji. Shri Guru Nanak Dev ji was born in year 1469 at Rai Bhoi di Talwandi (now in Pakistan) and Gurudwara Nankana Sahib is situated at this place. On the occassion of birthday gurpurab of Guru Nanak Dev ji, there is a gazetted holiday by central govt, public holiday in Punjab and many other states of India.

Gurpurab in October 2020

A list of gurpurabs in october 2020 and other important days in sikh history is given in this section.
Gurpurab in October 2020
DescriptionDateDay of Weak
Jor-Mela Bir Baba Budha Ji (Thatha)6-7 October 2020Tuesday-Wednasday
Janam Baba Budha Ji (Kathunagal)23 October 2020Friday
Darbar Khalsa (Dusehra)25 October 2020Sunday
Saka Panja Sahib30 October 2020Friday

Gurpurab 2020 Dates

Below we have given a complete list of Gurpurab dates in 2020, which is based upon the Nanakshahi calendar followed by SGPC.
Gurpurab 2020 Dates
DescriptionDateDay of Weak
Guru Gobind Singh Ji Parkash Utsav2 January 2020Thursday
Mela Muktsar (Maghi Mela)14 January 2020Tuesday
Neeh Pathar Sachkhand Shri Harmandir Sahib14 January 2020Tuesday
Chabiyan Da Morcha20 January 2020Monday
Janam Baba Deep Singh Ji Shaheed27 January 2020Monday
Parkash Shri Guru Har Rai Sahib Ji7 February 2020Friday
Vada Ghallughara (Kup Rohira)9 February 2020Monday
Janam Bhagat Ravidass Ji9 February 2020Monday
Saka Nankana Sahib21 February 2020Friday
Jaito Da Morcha21 February 2020Friday
Hola Mohalla10 March 2020Tuesday
Nanakshahi New Year14 March 2020Saturday
Delhi Fateh by S. Baghel Singh15 March 2020Sunday
Gurgadi Shri Guru Har Rai Sahib ji22 March 2020Sunday
Shaheedi Bhai Subeg Singh Bhai Shahbaz Singh25 March 2020Wednesday
Gurgadi Shri Guru Amardass Ji25 March 2020Wednesday
Jyoti-Jot Shri Guru Angad Dev Ji28 March 2020Saturday
Jyoti-Jot Shri Guru Hargobind Sahib Ji29 March 2020Sunday
Jyoti-Jot Shri Guru Har Krishan Sahib Ji6 April 2020Monday
Gurgadi Shri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji6 April 2020Monday
Janam Sahibzada Jujhar Singh Ji9 April 2020Thursday
Parkash Shri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji12 April 2020Sunday
Sikh Dastar Diwas13 April 2020Monday
Vaisakhi (Khalsa Sajna Diwas)13 April 2020Monday
Parkash Shri Guru Arjan Dev Ji14 April 2020Tuesday
Parkash Shri Guru Angad Dev Ji24 April 2020Friday
Shaheedi Jor Mela Shri Muktsar Sahib3 May 2020Sunday
Parkash Shri Guru Amardass Ji6 May 2020Wednesday
Sirhind Fateh Diwas11 May 2020Monday
Gurgadi Shri Guru Hargobind Sahib Ji15 May 2020Friday
Chhota Ghallughara (Kahnuwan)16 May 2020Saturday
Shaheedi Diwas Shri Guru Arjan Dev Ji26 May 2020Tuesday
Shri Akal Takth Sahib Te Hamla4 June 2020Thursday
Janam Bhagat Kabir Ji5 June 2020Friday
Jor Mela Gurdwara Shri Reetha Sahib5 June 2020Friday
Parkash Shri Guru Hargobind Sahib6 June 2020Saturday
Shaheedi Baba Banda Singh Ji Bahadur25 June 2020Thursday
Meeri-Peeri Diwas Patsahi Chhevin30 June 2020Tuesday
Sirjna Diwas Shri Akal Takth Sahib1 July 2020Wednesday
Shaheedi Bhai Mani Singh Ji8 July 2020Wednesday
Parkash Shri Guru Harkrishan Sahib Ji14 July 2020Tuesday
Shaheedi Bhai Taru Singh Ji16 July 2020Thursday
Jor-Mela Baba Bakala3 August 2020Monday
Morcha Guru Ka Bagh8 August 2020Saturday
Pehla Parkash Shri Guru Granth Sahib Ji19 August 2020Wednasday
Gurgadi Shri Guru Arjan Dev Ji20 August 2020Thursday
Jyoti-Jot Shri Guru Ramdass Ji21 August 2020Friday
Sampurnta Diwas Shri Guru Granth Sahib Ji29 August 2020Saturday
Gurgadi Shri Guru Ramdass Ji31 August 2020Monday
Jyoti-Jot Shri Guru Amardass Ji(Jor-Mela Goindwal Sahib)2 September 2020Wednasday
Jor-Mela Gurdwara Kandh Sahib Batala4 September 2020Friday
Jor-Mela Baba Budha Ji (Ramdass)6 September 2020Sunday
Gurgadi Shri Guru Angad Dev Ji7 September 2020Monday
Jyoti-Jot Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji12 September 2020Saturday
Jor-Mela Bir Baba Budha Ji (Thatha)6-7 October 2020Tuesday-Wednasday
Jyoti-Jot Shri Guru Har Rai Sahib Ji9 November 2020Monday
Gurgadi Shri Guru Har Krishan Sahib Ji9 November 2020Monday
Janam Baba Budha Ji (Kathunagal)23 October 2020Friday
Darbar Khalsa (Dusehra)25 October 2020Sunday
Saka Panja Sahib30 October 2020Friday
Parkash Shri Guru Ramdass Ji2 November 2020Monday
Bandi Chhorh Diwas (Diwali)14 November 2020Saturday
Shaheedi Baba Deep Singh Ji Shaheed14 November 2020Saturday
Sathapna S.G.P.C14 November 2020Saturday
Gurgadi Shri Guru Granth Sahib Ji16 November 2020Monday
Jyoti-Jot Shri Guru Gobind Singh ji19 November 2020Thursday
Janam Bhagat Namdev Ji25 November 2020Wednesday
Akal Chalana Bhai Mardana Ji27 November 2020Friday
Janam Sahibzada Jorawar Singh Ji29 November 2020Sunday
Parkash Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji30 November 2020Monday
Janam Sahibzada Fateh Singh Ji13 December 2020Sunday
Gurgadi Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji17 December 2020Thursday
Shaheedi Shri Guru Teg Bahadur Sahib ji19 December 2020Saturday
Shaheedi Bhai Jiwan Singh Ji21 December 2020Monday
Shaheedi Vade Sahibzade ate Chamkaur Sahib De Hor Shaheed22 December 2020Tuesday
Shaheedi Bhai Sangat Singh Ji23 December 2020Wednesday
Shaheedi Chote Sahibzade ate Mata Gujri Ji27 December 2020Sunday