Noida: Residents especially from Sikh community residing at Supertech Capetown, a high rise in Sector 74 on Tuesday early morning took out a Prabhat Feri (morning ritual) to celebrate 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, whose teachings became part of Guru Granth Sahib, the holy book of Sikhs.
On the auspicious occasion, they gathered early morning at the society along with their family members, and children. They played musical instruments, sung religious songs and chanted Guru's Jai Kara (prayer).
Guru Nanak Dev's Jayanti, which is also known as Prakash Parv is being celebrated by residents of Supertech Capetown. The Gurudwara committee of the society took initiative of organising Prabhat Feri as part of celebration.
The life and teachings of Guru Nanak Dev conveys to entire humanity the ideals of love, compassion, equality and harmony. He spread the light of knowledge and inspired all to become free from discrimination and rituals and in turn work for Sarbat Da Bhala, it means 'the well-being of all'.
His message of Naam Japo, Kirat Karo and Wand Chhako, which means chant the name of the God, perform your duty with honesty and hard work, and share whatever you earn with the needy was a call to entire humanity.
Guru Nanak Dev Ji also emphasised the need to respect women. He was an ideal family man, who lived like a saint, thereby presenting the message of 'Karma' to the entire world.