New Delhi | Jagran Lifestyle Desk: Sikhs across the globe are today celebrating the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. This is the biggest festival in Sikhism as it marks the birthday of the founder of Sikhism and the first of ten Sikh Gurus. This beautiful festival is known by several names like Guru Nanak Gurpurab, Guru Nanak Jayanti, Guru Nanak Dev Ji Jayanti, Prakash Utsav, and Parkash Purab.

Among the ten Gurupurabs, the one observed for Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the first Sikh Guru, as well as the founder of the religion, is most important. This year, the Sikh community across the globe will be celebrating his 550th birth anniversary. This is why the Guru Nanak Jayanti 2019 is mentioned as Guru Nanak Gurpurab 550.

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Gurpurab celebrations started early with people visiting Gurdwaras for Prabhat Pheris, which are the early morning processions. There’s a whole lot of customs and rituals that are carried out throughout the day and one of them, a new-age ritual is wishing each other by sending heartfelt greetings and blessings online.

Here are some WhatsApp messages, wishes, quotes and greetings to send to your near and dear ones on this festival.

As You Walk With Guru, You Walk in the Light of Existence, Away From the Darkness of Ignorance, You Leave Behind All the Problems of Your Life. Happy Guru Nanak Jayanti! Happy Parkash Utsav 550!

May Nanak Be Your Guiding Star! May He Shower His Blessings on You. Happy Guru Nanak Jayanti! Happy 550 Parkash Purab!

Happy Gurpurab to all the Sikhs and to Everyone Who Is a Well-Wisher of the Ideals of Sikhism. Let Us All Celebrate His Janam Divas, Prakash Utsav Divas of Guru Nanak Jayanti. Happy Guru Nanak Jayanti! Happy 550 Parkash Parv!

May Your Life Full of Golden Days Always With Guru’s Blessings Warm Wishes on Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s Birthday. Happy 550 Parkash Purab!

May the name of Wahe Guru be enshrined in your heart. May Guru Ji’s divine love and blessings be with you always. Happy Gurpurab 2019!

Heartiest wishes to you and your family on the auspicious occasion of Guru Nanak Dev Ji's birth anniversary. May this Gurpurab bring lots of joy and happiness to your life. Happy Gurpurab 2019!

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Let no man in the world live in delusion. Without a Guru, none can cross over to the other shore. May Dev Ji bless you. Happy Gurpurab 2019!

Guruji will bless us in joy and pain/ For prayers never go in vain/ Wish you a Happy Gurupurab oh dear friend/ May our togetherness never end.

Posted By: Talib Khan