Festivals of India
Guru Nanak Jayanti
One of the major religions and also the youngest of all the worlds four great monotheistic religions, in India is Sikhism. Often associated with progression and philosophy, Sikhism is a way of life. Founded in the 15th Century by Guru Nanak Dev, its origin comes from the word Sikh which refers to a Punjabi word that means "disciple", Guru Nanak was quite critical of blinds rituals followed by Hindus and Muslims. He focussed on understanding and love. There were nine more successive Gurus after him and the last Guru was Guru Gobind Singh.