Bandi Chhor Divas (Diwali) | Sikhism

On November 12, 2023

sikhism bhandi chhor divas

Holy Day: Bandi Chhor Divas (Diwali)
Date: Sunday 12 November 2023
Faith: Sikhism

Description: Bandi Chhor Divas, also known as ‘The Celebration of Freedom’, commemorates the release in 1619 CE from prison of the sixth Sikh guru, Sri Guru Hargobind Ji. Sikhs continue this annual celebration with lamps being lit outside gurdwaras and sweets distributed to all.

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