Guru Nanak Founded Sikhism

Nanak was a Guru (teacher) and founded Sikhism during the 15th century.

– Guru Nanak laid the foundation for the three pillars of Sikhism: Naam Japna (meditating on God's name), Kirat Karni (honest and truthful living), and Vand Chakna (sharing with others, especially those in need).


Guru Nanak  Promoted the Oneness of Mankind

‘Recognise the Lord’s light within all, and do not consider social class or status; there are no classes or castes in the world hereafter”Guru Granth Sahib Ji (Ang 349).

Guru Nanak Dev spread the message of ‘Ek Omkar’ which means that God is one and is present everywhere.

God is one for All 

Guru Nanak  Travelled the World

From His birthplace of Punjab, Guru Nanak travelled on foot as far as the middle-east, Europe and East Asia

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 Guru Nanak also worked as a storekeeper in Sultanpur, which was a personal jagir of the Nawab Daulat Khan Lodhi.

Guru Nanak Originated  Langar

Langar was an innovative charity and symbol of equality introduced into Sikhism by its founder, Guru Nanak

Guru Nanak Appointed his Successor

Guru Nanak appointed Bhai Lehna as the successor Guru, renaming him Guru Angad, meaning “one’s very own” or “part of you”.

Guru Nanak Joti jot Concept

He explained the concept of joti jot, that only his mortal body would expire, but that light which illumined him was divine light and would pass to his successor.